Our Team

Matt Hauser


Matt brings over two decades of experience in public policy, lobbying and executive leadership to his position as Principal in the HBS Wisconsin office in Madison. Prior to joining HBS, he worked on state and federal public policy and regulatory issues for more than 500 independent fuel marketers in Wisconsin as the President & CEO of the Wisconsin Fuel & Retail Association (WFRA), a position he continues to hold today.

While at WRFA, Matt led efforts to ensure fair taxation and regulation, strengthen coalitions with other organizations that serve small businesses in Wisconsin, and serve the interests of all fuel marketers at the local, state and federal levels of government. He managed teams of legal and marketing experts and oversees staff. He also serves as primary spokesperson for the media and industry events.

Prior to joining WRFA, Matt served as policy advisor for agricultural and environmental issues for Governor Scott McCallum. He also served as a policy assistant for Governor Tommy Thompson.

Matt maintains active involvement in many professional and service organizations, including the Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists (President 2018), Conference of Retail Associations, Tourism Federation of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Civil Justice Council. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also received a certificate in environmental studies from the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and received a certification from the Institute of Organization Management (IOM).