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Leadership Waukesha is a program that focuses on the development of business professionals who live or work in the greater Waukesha County area. In it's 25+ years of existence, over 400 graduates of Leadership Waukesha have strengthened their personal and professional skills.


  • 9-month development program
  • Allows participants to enhance their leadership skills and personal effectiveness, while learning how to apply knowledge to their individual organizations about local, regional and statewide issues: personal, organizational and community leadership
  • The program has graduated 400+ participants who are now invested in bettering our county, region and state.


Leadership Waukesha 2014-15 Facilitators



Chris Carman
ActionCOACH of Elm Grove
Jerry Fons
Executive Power, LLC
Susan Marshall
Backbone Institute, LLC

Participants Gain

  • An inclusive network of colleagues and resources
  • A broadened understanding of local, regional and statewide issues
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from other business professionals
  • Tours and presentations by local businesses
  • The opportunity to enhance leadership skills and personal
    effectiveness through group projects
  • A year-long subscription of Milwaukee Business Journal
  • Strengths Finder 2.0 book and assessement
  • Complimentary DiSC assessment

Steering Committee

Desiree Allen
Associated Bank

Jerry Bartos

Tammy Behnke
ProHealth Care, Inc.

Katy Cowdy
Educators Credit Union

Joseph Jannazzo
COUNTRY Financial

Tracie Kuehl
We Energies

Nancy McMurry
R&R Insurance Services, Inc.
Kurt Rich
Associated Financial Group, LLC


For more information, contact the Alliance at 262.542.4249 or alliance@waukesha.org.