Ex-Officio (Workforce Development)

Governor Tony Evers appointed Caleb Frostman Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development in January 2019. Prior to his appointment, he served as Senator of Wisconsin's 1st District, representing Door and Kewaunee counties as well as parts of Brown, Outagamie, Calumet and Manitowoc counties. He previously served as Executive Director of the Door County Economic Development Corporation and worked in commercial real estate finance for nearly a decade.

Secretary Frostman grew up in Green Bay and graduated from the UW-Madison Business School. His past civic involvement includes serving on the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, the boards of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, Door County Visitor Bureau, Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center and Sunshine House, and the Advisory Council of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Door County.

Secretary Frostman has been a passionate outdoorsman since childhood, including beekeeping, hunting, fishing, and gardening.

Secretary Frostman is committed to increasing the capacity of all Wisconsinites to enter and be successful in the state’s workforce.