William R. Kordenbrock

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  • Vice President for Governmental Relations
  • JD, Thomas Cooley Law School
  • BA, Economics, Hope College


William R. Kordenbrock serves as the vice president for governmental relations and leads points of contact with all government entities and agencies to promote, advocate, and communicate the mission and impact of Michigan Technological University.

Bill brings over three decades of experience in government operations to Michigan Tech. He began his career as a lobbyist in Washington D.C., transitioned to chief of staff for the Vice Chairman of the Michigan Senate Appropriations committee, has held several executive positions within Michigan state government as well as represented Fortune 500 corporations’ interests in eight states. Bill has also served as chief legal counsel for the Michigan Department of State.

Bill has two adult sons that share his passion for the outdoors, and motor sports.  He is active with numerous wildlife habitat and conservation organizations, and as a certified hunter safety instructor, has provided leadership in developing youth and women’s hunter access programs.