Annette Hamilton was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Omaha Branch Board of Directors in 2017.   Ms. Hamilton is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Ho-Chunk, Inc. Annette Hamilton joined Ho-Chunk, Inc. in 2001 as Chief Financial Officer and was promoted to Chief Operations Officer in 2004. Ms. Hamilton oversees the daily operations of more than 70 Ho-Chunk subsidiary companies, making visits to all operations. Ms. Hamilton is responsible for strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting and corporate business plans. She also appraises and makes executive decisions on prospective corporate acquisitions and expansion. Hamilton advocates and makes numerous political contacts regionally and nationally on behalf of corporate and subsidiary interests.

Her previous experience includes a position as Manager of Financial Reporting for Gateway, Inc., an international computer manufacturer and finance positions in both private industry and certified public accounting. She serves on the Board of Directors for the following: Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City; Mercy Medical Center Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Briar Cliff University; and Chairperson of the Native American Contractors Association (NACA).

Ms. Hamilton holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Washburn University of Topeka, Kansas and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota. She is an enrolled member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas.

Learn more about Ms. Hamilton in TEN Magazine.