WWHEL celebrates 20 years of service 1996 - 2016!

Gigi Koenig

Georgette ‘Gigi’ Koenig serves as Vice Chancellor for Administration & Finance at the University of Wisconsin Superior providing leadership and oversight in the areas of business services, human resources, capital planning, facilities, technology services, Wessman arena operations, risk management, campus security, parking services and environmental health and safety. Gigi also serves on the campus Strategic Planning Core Team. She has collectively 32 years in administrative services in higher education. Gigi began her career in higher education at Concordia University Mequon as the Director of Foodservice, a position she held for 14 years before moving back to her hometown of Wausau. She joined the UW Colleges serving UW Marathon County for 15 years as the Manager of Auxiliary Services and the Assistant Campus Dean for Administration & Finance before taking the position at UW Superior. Gigi has a MBA from Concordia University Mequon.

The importance of valuing, appreciating and encouraging employees is a passion that Gigi holds dear. She is a firm believer in recognizing employees as a business’s greatest asset. Building relationships with employees and area community members is key to creating collaborations and partnerships.

In addition to her leadership role at UW Superior, she is active in the communities in which she has lived. Gigi currently is a board member of the Superior Business Improvement District, the Employee Trust Fund Tax Sheltered Annuity Review Committee, UW System Common Systems Review Group and the Calumet Advisory Panel. In the past she has served as a board member for the Wisconsin Bike Federation, the Wausau Area Bike & Pedestrian committee, United Way basic needs team member and a founding board member and secretary for the Central Wisconsin Off-Road Cycling Coalition. Gigi has also volunteered for youth servant events, performing arts events, Badger State games, bike and foot races and other community events.