Eric Borgerding

B.A. Political Science 1988

Eric Borgerding is the President and CEO of the Wisconsin Hospitals Association. Eric has been with WHA since 2002 and he has held positions as Vice President of Government Relations, a Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President from 2007 until 2015. From 1997 until his return to WHA, Eric served as Director of Legislative Relations for the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, the state’s largest and most influential business association. Mr. Borgerding directed WMC's lobbying strategies in the areas of energy, transportation and health care. Eric has also served as the Chief State Lobbyist for the University of Wisconsin-Madison under Chancellor David Ward. He was the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Wisconsin Hospital Association from 1992 to 1994 and a Legislative Assistant to Wisconsin State Representative Tom Ourada. Eric serves on a number of Boards, including the Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin; the Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists; the Wisconsin Civil Justice Council; Competitive Wisconsin, Inc.; and the Wisconsin Health News Advisory Board. Eric is an avid fisherman in Wisconsin’s Northwoods and enjoys writing and spending time with his family.