Alliance In The Media

Check out how the Alliance is involved in local efforts that are covered in the media.


Unemployment rates in region at all-time lows

May 25, 2017

Waukesha Freeman – Unemployment rates in the metropolitan Milwaukee area decreased to historic lows in April, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

Waukesha County Business Alliance announces winners of Mary Baer Schools2Skills scholarship

May 25, 2017

Lake Country NOW – The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced the seven recipients of the Mary Baer Schools2Skills scholarship to attend Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) this semester.

Business Alliance launches new website

May 17, 2017

Waukesha Freeman – The Waukesha County Business Alliance has launched a new website.

Chamber Chat: Reaching young professionals

May 13, 2017

Lake Country NOW – Attracting and developing a robust talent pipeline is a major focus of the Waukesha County Business Alliance. YPWeek Wisconsin recently provided the Alliance with an opportunity to partner with several other organizations to demonstrate why Waukesha County should be a destination of choice for young professionals to live, work and play.

OwnersEdge in Brookfield named among Top 10 Businesses of the Year

May 10, 2017

Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW – Brookfield-based OwnersEdge, Inc. has been named a 2017 Top 10 Business of the Year by the Waukesha County Business Alliance and media partner BizTimes Media LLC.

People on the Move

May 5, 2017

Milwaukee Business Journal – Mervyn Byrd has been promoted to vice president of sales and leadership development at Waukesha County Business Alliance.

Business Alliance announces county's 'Emerging Leaders'

April 25, 2017

Lake Country NOW – The Waukesha County Business Alliance announced the eight winners of its Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County awards program.

Waukesha County Business Alliance announces Top 10 Businesses of the Year

April 18, 2017

BizTimes Media – The Waukesha County Business Alliance announced the winners of its annual Top 10 Businesses of the Year Awards.

Expanding again: New Berlin companies hiring through ‘Joseph Project’ in Milwaukee

April 16, 2017

FOX6 News – The Joseph Project, a faith-based jobs program that connects people in Milwaukee’s central city with jobs in other counties, is expanding again.

Joseph Project expanding to Waukesha County

April 11, 2017

BizTimes Media – The Joseph Project, an initiative that provides job training and transportation to work for Milwaukee residents, received a donated van from several Waukesha County businesses on Monday, helping the project expand to New Berlin.

Business leaders call for I-94 corridor funding

April 8, 2017

WISN12 – Suzanne Kelley of the Waukesha County Business Alliance says businesses depend on the I-94 East –
West corridor for commerce.

On the Move: Waukesha

April 7, 2017

Waukesha NOW – The Waukesha County Business Alliance named Kathleen Schwind as the new inside sales associate.

Coalition wants state to maintain I-94 corridor funding

April 6, 2017

Waukesha Freeman – Surrounded by products made by southeastern Wisconsin companies that rely on Interstate 94 to transport their goods, members of a newly formed coalition called on Wisconsin’s administration to prioritize maintenance and improvements of the Interstate 94 East-West corridor.

Assembly Speaker Vos responds to business push for I-94 east-west reconstruction funds

April 5, 2017

Milwaukee Business Journal – Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos responded to calls for money to fund the Interstate 94 east-west reconstruction, saying the I-94 project in Racine County must not be delayed.

Business leaders: Bring back Milwaukee's I-94 east-west project

April 5, 2017

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Merging into a crowded, multi-lane debate, some of Wisconsin’s top businesses Tuesday called for restoring the I-94 east-west project, saying it was critical to the region’s economy.

Mayor talks state of Oconomowoc in meeting with business professionals

March 30, 2017

Waukesha Freeman – Oconomowoc Mayor David Nold provided a presentation and informal discussion with local business professionals Friday during an event focused on the state of Oconomowoc and its future.

How proposed state budget affects business

March 24, 2017

Lake Country NOW – Last month Governor Scott Walker introduced his proposed 2017-19 state budget bill, which is the most significant piece of legislation considered by state policy makers every two years.

Manufacturers' message on industry not yet connecting

March 16, 2017

Milwaukee Business Journal – The top issue for Milwaukee-area manufacturing firms has been and continues to be workforce and the jobs gap, and the ability to find the right people for open positions, panelists said at a recent Milwaukee Business Journal Manufacturing CEO Roundtable.

Waukesha restaurants show off favorite dishes at 'Savor the Flavor'

March 8, 2017

Milwaukee Business Journal – Fourteen Waukesha County restaurants got to show off their specialties March 4 as more than 350 area executives packed the Waukesha County Business Alliance’s “Savor the Flavor” event at The Legend of Brandybrook in Wales. Check out photos from the event in the attached slideshow put together by Milwaukee Business Journal freelance photographer Julie Seegers.

Manufacturing leaders express concern over Trump’s trade, immigration policies

February 28, 2017

Milwaukee Business Journal – Manufacturing industry leaders expressed concern over President Trump’s attitude toward two key issues — trade and immigration. That’s the take from the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Manufacturing CEO Roundtable at The Pfister Hotel.

Chamber Chat: Education and career planning should go hand-in-hand

February 9, 2017

Lake Country NOW – Academic and Career Planning (ACP) is a new statewide initiative that requires middle schools and high schools to provide students with access to counseling and activities that explore possible career paths.