Drew H. Wrigley was sworn in as North Dakota’s 37th Lieutenant Governor on December 7, 2010. He is a fourth-generation North Dakotan, with his family roots in Walsh County and Burke County, where Wrigley Brothers farm still thrives. He was born in Bismarck and grew up in Fargo where his family founded and continues to operate a mechanical/industrial/environmental contracting company.
Wrigley graduated from Fargo South High School in 1984, and the University of North Dakota in 1988, with honors in economics. He graduated from law school in May 1991, and began a year-long judicial clerkship in Delaware.
Wrigley returned to Bismarck in 1998, after serving for five years as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2000-2001, he served as Deputy Chief of Staff for then Governor John Hoeven.