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Todd Schmidt

Todd Schmidt
Village Administrator
Village of Waunakee

500 W Main St.
Waunakee, WI 53597


Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Business Management and Administration
  • Government and Public Administration

Todd Schmidt has served as Village Administrator for the Village of Waunakee since 2010. Prior to arriving in Waunakee Todd was City Administrator in Milton, Wisconsin, for seven years. Before that he served for five years as Assistant Village Manager in Brown Deer, Wisconsin. After growing up in Elkhorn, Todd attended UW-Platteville where he received his bachelors degree in Political Science. More importantly, he met his future wife, Tonya, while both played for UWP’s jazz band. He received his masters degree in Public Administration at Northern Illinois University. Todd and Tonya now live in Waunakee, and enjoy family time with their 14 year old daughter Sydney and 11 year old son Sawyer.

Would you like to make things work more efficiently and cost effectively? Would you enjoy bringing out the best in the people you work with? Do you want to make a real difference in the city, town, or county where you will live and work? If you answered yes to these questions, consider a career as a professional local government manager! Known by various titles—city manager, county administrator, town manager, chief administrative officer (CAO)—these dedicated leaders are at the core of better cities, towns, boroughs, villages, and counties everywhere.