Scott Hodek is the Section Chief of the Office of Economic Advisors, an office within Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development. The Office assists economic data users to better understand the relationships between labor markets and other economic and demographic trends. Scott has been an economist with DWD since returning to his home state of Wisconsin in Jan '06. Prior to this, he was a regional economist in Oregon, covering the Columbia Gorge region, as well as a marketing analyst in the private sector. Scott earned a bachelor of science degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire in 2002.