President, Wisconsin Policy Research InstituteGeorge Lightbourn is President of the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute (WPRI). A former Senior Fellow and Executive Vice President of WPRI, Lightbourn became President following the retirement of James Miller in early 2009. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin, and served as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration under two governors.
Lightbourn has acted as a trustee for many nonprofit groups in the Midwest including the Wisconsin Investment Board, the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority Board, and CMC Heartland Partners in Chicago. He currently chairs the Monona Community Development Authority and sits on the board of WCA Services, Inc.