Honorable Hannah Rivera

Hannah Rivera, Esq., serves as Chief of Staff to President Czarapata and Assistant Secretary to KCTCS Board of Regents. Hannah joined KCTCS in 2014, first serving as Manager of Governmental Affairs before becoming Chief of Staff in 2017. Before entering the higher education field, Hannah was a legal writer for McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie and Kirkland, PLLC, and served as an attorney at the Peter Perlman Law Office.  

The London, KY native earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and communication at the University of Louisville and a juris doctorate at the University of Kentucky. She has taught courses on Higher Education and the Law at Bellarmine University and her alma matter, the University of Louisville, and is a 2019 graduate of the Leadership Kentucky program. She lives in Lexington with her husband, daughter, and two pups.