The Department of Revenue would like to welcome Peggy Laurenz. Starting after Legislative Session, Laurenz will take over as Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
Peggy Laurenz grew up on a ranch in North Central South Dakota, attended Northern State University, majoring Business Administration.
Laurenz has been been in state government for 26 years mostly working in Human Resources. She specializes in all areas of human resources including staffing, employee relations, legal compliance, corrective action, rewards, compensation and succession planning.
Currently, Laurenz is shadowing Deb Hillmer. Hillmer has been the Director of DMV for over 40 years.