Kali Wicks
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Ms. Wicks is a professional with a background in healthcare, community and workforce development, and higher education

Current Position

Senior Government Relations Manager

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana




Lewis & Clark

Specialty Areas
  • Policy
  • Communications
  • Health Care
  • Government

Strategic Planning, Organizational Leadership, Writing, Lobbying, PAC Management, Grant Writing and Administration, Program Development, Community and Workforce Development, Public Relations

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Leadership Experience

Kali Wicks is a farm kid who was raised on a dry-land wheat farm in Liberty County.  She attended Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington where she received her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Public Relations, and an M.A. in Communications and Leadership.  Kali also holds an M.P.A. from the University of Montana in Missoula.  Ms. Wicks is an active member of the Helena Young Professionals and Helena Chamber Young Professionals, and previously held roles as Vice President and Social Chair of HYP.  Kali is the current president of the Gonzaga University Alumni Chapter, and enjoys organizing game watches and community events for fellow alumni, friends, and fans.  She is a 2016 graduate of Leadership Montana and a 2014 graduate of the Policy Institute’s Leadership Seminar Series.  Ms. Wicks has also served on the board of the Montana chapter of the Council of Educational Facility planners.

Kali has a background in community and workforce development, higher education, strategic planning, grant and program management, and policy development.  She currently works in Government Relations for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana and is Vice President of the Executive Board of the Career Training Institute in Helena.


How I Want to Participate in PowerHouse

Over the course of my career I have had the benefit of mentoring from several fabulous, intelligent, and funny women.  I believe that there is always more to learn, and hope that I will continue to meet great people who can share advice and guidance.  In turn, I hope that I can share my experiences and expertise through mentoring and can assist in empowering others to succeed.

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