Ho-Chunk, Inc. is “The People, Incorporated.”

The traditional name for the Winnebago people is Hochungra,
often shortened to Ho-Chunk. 

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is
“The People, Incorporated.”

The traditional name for
the Winnebago people is
Hochungra, often shortened
to Ho-Chunk. 

About Us

Founded in 1994 by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, Ho-Chunk, Inc. set out on a mission to empower the Winnebago community through job creation and the expansion of the Tribe’s economic landscape. Our efforts have catalyzed the development of a sustainable economy and a thriving middle class within the reservation, significantly improving the standard of living in less than a generation.

As a people, we have always been resilient by working together. This approach has reliably guided us through adversity time and time again. That same approach guides our business partnerships and client success, both today and for generations into the future.

Our Divisions

Main Areas Of Business Focus:

Information Technology | Cyber Security | Healthcare Solutions | Logistics
Professional Services | Retail | Construction | Manufacturing | Marketing | Gaming

Main Areas Of Business Focus:

Information Technology | Cyber Security | Healthcare Solutions | Logistics
Professional Services | Retail | Construction | Manufacturing | Marketing | Gaming

Vision and Values

Ho-Chunk, Inc. is proud of its strong social mission and community impact. Our NATIVE values guide everything we do.

Executive Team

  • Member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
  • Member of the Kickapoo Tribe of Kansas
  • Heath Rist
  • Erin Morgan
  • Keith Kilpatrick
  • Jill Meadows-Joynes

Employee Success Stories

Dulcie Greene

Dulcie joined Ho-Chunk, Inc., (HCI) in 2005 as a File Clerk in the Human Resources Department and has steadily advanced since. During her time at HCI, mentors and co-workers have always encouraged her to expand her skills, which ultimately led to her achievement of an Associate’s Degree at Little Priest Tribal College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources.

Today, Dulcie’s is a Human Resource Site Supervisor, assisting with workplace investigations, identifying resources for employee growth, and supporting her team.

TREVOR WILKIE

Trevor Wilke joined Ho-Chunk, Inc., in 2004 as a groundskeeper and continued to expand his knowledge to electrical, carpentry, maintenance, and machinery repair.

Over the years, HCI incorporated leadership courses into Trevor’s development plan, helping him prepare for more senior roles. Today, he is the Maintenance Manager and leads an 11-person crew.

“I hope I can be a standard for the community: work hard, be present, and help out even if it’s not your job. It’s still your community. Take pride in that!”

Employee Benefits

Starting on day one, our full-time positions come with immediate benefits eligibility, ensuring you have access to essential health, financial, and life planning resources right from the beginning.

  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plans including a 401(k) Company Match
  • Company Paid Voluntary Life Insurance
  • And More!

We prioritize the physical and mental well-being of our team by providing resources, activities, and services designed to foster healthy lifestyles. All employees can also utilize our 24/7 Employee Assistance Program ensuring support is available whenever it is needed.

Committed to nurturing both personal and professional growth for every team member, our Ho-Chunk University program is all about giving you the valuable tools to succeed with easy-to-follow courses, online learning, and partnerships with schools.

Internship Program

Our Internship Program offers college students a pathway to real-world business experience and the opportunity to transition into full-time roles. This 11-week paid experience is a great opportunity to receive valuable mentorship and directly contribute to the Winnebago community.

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Our Culture

Employees from all over the country visit Winnebago to attend the annual Homecoming Celebration powwow and learn about community culture and progress.

Employee Impact

Our employees choose to directly support the Winnebago community by voluntarily contributing to Ho-Chunk Way, an employee donations program that focuses on critical needs in the community.

Since the program began in 2017, over $500,000 has been raised for Winnebago organizations, including employee donations, donations from the public and matching funds from Ho-Chunk, Inc.

Past recipients include the Winnebago Senior Center, Boys & Girls Club, HoChunk Renaissance, Winnebago Youth Shelter, Whirling Thunder Wellness Center, and Winnebago Tribal Farms.

Diversity, Equity,
And Inclusion

Everyone contributes unique perspectives, experiences, and skills that drive innovation, foster creativity, and lead to our collective success. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where all employee’s unique qualities are respected and valued. It’s this commitment to embracing differences that enriches our culture, solidifies our reputation, and powers our achievements.

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Career Opportunities

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