Wendy Strout is the Executive Director for Emerge Wisconsin and has been working in Democratic politics since 1992. Wendy has worked on Congressional Races in Pennsylvania, Kentucky and Arkansas in various roles, including Finance Director. Wendy also worked as a fundraiser in 2002, for Governor Doyle’s successful gubernatorial campaign. She has also worked as the political organizer for AFSCME in Southeast Wisconsin where she also coordinated several labor coalitions. Before joining Emerge Wisconsin, Wendy served as the Director for the Wisconsin Civic Engagement Project (now Wisconsin Voices).