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Ramping Up Business Education Partnerships

October 19th, 2021|

Now that students are almost two months into the 2021-2022 school year, the Alliance is excited to provide an update on our business education programming which has ramped up for the school year. Below represents just a portion of the programs we've hosted over the last several weeks. Careers Uncovered: VJS Construction Services opened its [...]

Alliance Attends Annual Chamber Executives Conference

October 5th, 2021|

Last week, the Alliance had the opportunity to attend the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Conference, which was held in Green Bay this year. With 47 other chambers from across the state in attendance, our team was able to network, learn and share with colleagues in our industry. We walked away with innovative ideas, [...]

2022 Sponsorship & Marketing Opportunities Announced

October 5th, 2021|

In preparation for the upcoming year, the Alliance is excited to share our 2022 Sponsorship & Marketing packet. The offerings outlined provide ways to not only support the Alliance but also heighten your company's visibility and position your business as a leader in Waukesha County.  While we understand the opportunities may not be a fit for [...]

Alliance Hosts WisDOT Secretary Thompson

October 5th, 2021|

The Alliance’s Infrastructure Policy Committee hosted Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson this morning for a discussion on infrastructure priorities. Secretary Thompson provided an update on transportation projects and priorities from around the state, including the I-94 East-West project, which has long been a priority of the Alliance. The 94 EW corridor runs for 3.5 miles between 16th and [...]

Fall Leadership Waukesha County Cohort Kicks Off

September 8th, 2021|

Another session of Leadership Waukesha County is officially underway! The fall cohort will spend the next 10 weeks gaining tools, processes and inspiration to enhance their leadership skills to be effective leaders in the community and their careers. Thank you to Ruekert & Mielke for hosting the cohort's orientation day and to CentroMotion for providing [...]

Recognizing Chamber of Commerce Month

September 8th, 2021|

Happy Chamber of Commerce Month!While the core services of Wisconsin’s local chambers may vary from village to town to city, we all play an important role in making our state an attractive place to live, work and play. As the countywide chamber of commerce here in Waukesha County, the Alliance remains committed to driving economic growth, [...]

Great Water Alliance Project Celebrates Groundbreaking Ceremony in Waukesha

August 31st, 2021|

The Alliance was proud to celebrate the final step in the process to bring clean drinking water to residents and businesses in the City of Waukesha at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Great Water Alliance Project. The Great Water Alliance Project has been a long-term priority for the business community as well as the Alliance's [...]

Lisa Reardon Named 2021 Don Richards Leadership Award Winner

August 17th, 2021|

Congratulations to CEO & Chairman of OwnersEdge Inc. Lisa Reardon on being named the 2021 Don Richards Leadership Award winner. Don Richards was publisher of The Milwaukee Business Journal and president of the Board of the Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce (now the Alliance) in 1993. Don’s hands-on leadership, ethics and delight in achieving tangible [...]

Dr. Mark Hansen Named 2021 Advocate of the Year

August 17th, 2021|

The Alliance is proud to recognize Dr. Mark Hansen, superintendent of the School District of Elmbrook, as this year's Advocate of the Year award winner!The Waukesha County Advocate of the Year Award celebrates an individual who has demonstrated incredible dedication to making Waukesha County a vibrant community. The award was created to honor and remember [...]

Alliance Welcomes New Board Members

July 30th, 2021|

The Waukesha County Business Alliance is proud to welcome seven new members to its board of directors: Betsy Bear Hoff, president, Alloy Products; Joel Burow, manager of economic development, We Energies; Tim Hearden, executive vice president of global operations, Generac Power Systems; Tosin Kolade, vice president of global operations - hand, tools, storage & PPE, [...]