Scott Legwold - Assistant Deputy Secretary
Department of Corrections
Scott Legwold is the Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. Appointed by Secretary Ed Wall May 5, 2013, Legwold works closely with the secretary and deputy secretary in managing the state’s largest cabinet agency with more than 10,000 employees.
Legwold was a brigadier general in the Wisconsin National Guard. Legwold brings more than 30 years of command and staff experience to DOC, including a 2006 deployment to Afghanistan where he served as the deputy and director of Strategic Plans and Policy for Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan, and director, Initiatives Group, Political Military Affairs for Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.
Legwold is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and holds a master’s degree in human resources from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College, where he earned an additional master's degree in strategic studies and has had specialized advanced training in a variety of military command and civil support functions.