Gordy Hulten joined the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association in 2019. Gordy oversees government affairs, publications, communications, and business development, to help advance policy objectives and grow the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. Hulten served as Champaign County Clerk from 2011-2018, and on the Champaign City Council from 2010-2011. He served as President of the Illinois Association of County Clerks and Recorders and was named County Clerk of the Year in 2016. Hulten was a Combat Engineer in the United States Army Reserve for eight years in addition to years of experience in business development. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is married to Pam with two children.