Vice President & COO | Ho-Chunk, Inc.
Annette Hamilton is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ho-Chunk, Inc. Ms. Hamilton joined Ho-Chunk, Inc. in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to Chief Operations Officer in 2004.
She oversees the daily operations of more than 30 Ho-Chunk, Inc. subsidiary companies and is involved in all facets of their management. She is responsible for operations and marketing, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and corporate business plans. She also appraises and makes decisions on prospective corporate acquisitions and expansion. She advocates and makes numerous political contacts regionally and nationally on behalf of corporate and subsidiary interests.
Her previous experience includes a position as Manager of Financial Reporting for Gateway, Inc., an international computer manufacturer and finance positions in both private industry and certified public accounting. Ms. Hamilton serves on the Board of Directors for the following: Chairperson of the Native American Contractors Association (NACA); Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City; Mercy Medical Center Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Sioux City Downtown Partners Association; and Treasurer of ONSI Ponca Economic Development Corporation.
Ms. Hamilton holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. She is an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas.