AFP Wisconsin Staff Changes

August 06, 2013

Major Staff Changes for AFP-Wisconsin

Luke Hilgemann and David Fladeboe promoted to new positions. 

Madison… Today, Americans for Prosperity – Wisconsin announced major staff changes.  State Director Luke Hilgemann has been named Chief Operating Officer for the nationwide organization and will be relocating to the Washington DC area.  Luke has been State Director for AFP since January 2012 and previously worked for Rep. Scott Suder.

“I’m looking forward to taking the lessons we learned here in Wisconsin and implementing them across the country,” said Hilgemann.  “My heart will always be in Wisconsin but I am eager to take on this new challenge.  Wisconsin has been an example for the rest of the country and this will be a great opportunity to spread the winning message from coast to coast.

Replacing Luke as State Director will be Deputy State Director David Fladeboe. He has been with AFP since March 2012 and also has previous experience working in the State Legislature.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to take the reins of this organization in Wisconsin,” Fladeboe said.  “We’ve had a lot of accomplishments here but the fight isn’t over.  I am determined to continue the fight for economic freedom, limited government and lower taxes.  Wisconsin will continue to be an example for the rest of the country.”

Luke started his new position on August 1st and David began as State Director on August 5th.

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is the nation’s premier grassroots organization of citizen leaders working at the state and local level and committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP educates and engages citizens in support of restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. For more information, visit


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