Published: June 1, 2024

Joe Froehlich Named Chief Operating Officer of the Michigan Lottery

Joe Froehlich Today, Michigan Lottery Commissioner, Suzanna Shkreli, announced that Joe Froehlich has been named Chief Operating Officer of the agency.

“Since joining the Lottery, Joe has provided outstanding leadership in a variety of roles,” said Commissioner Shkreli. “I am pleased to have him take on an expanded leadership role with the agency and look forward to working closely with him to help provide critical funding to Michigan’s School Aid Fund.”

Froehlich previously served as Deputy Commissioner of Legal Affairs and Charitable Gaming, and Director of Compliance and Legal Affairs. In those positions, he interacted with all aspects of Lottery’s day-to-day operations and oversaw the management of the Lottery’s Security and Charitable Gaming Divisions, as well as the agency’s IT Security, Corporate Responsibility, and FOIA sections.

Prior to joining the Lottery, Froehlich gained more than 16 years of legal and regulatory experience, including more than a decade with the Michigan Department of Attorney General where he served in a variety of staff and management roles. He also worked in the legal division of a Fortune 500 property and casualty insurance company, as an attorney at a Lansing-area law firm, and as a law clerk and court officer for the Ingham County Circuit Court.

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