Press Releases

Find up-to-date listings of new developments at the Alliance. For any media inquiries, please contact Amy Benz, PR & Marketing Manager, at 262-409-2626 or abenz@waukesha.org.


The Waukesha County Business Alliance expands board of directors

July 9, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc. has added three new members to its board of directors: Steve Cooper, president/CEO of United Heartland; Tom Dieckelman, president of Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA; and Matt Moroney, chief operating officer/general counsel for Wangard Partners, Inc.

Waukesha County Business Alliance announces Holly Hawkins as 2019 Waukesha County Advocate of the Year

May 21, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance is excited to congratulate Holly Hawkins, president of the Milwaukee office for Tri-North Builders, on being named the 2019 Waukesha County Advocate of the Year.

Highlighting business/education partnerships in Waukesha County

April 30, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance and Waukesha County Center for Growth are hosting Bridging the Gap for Waukesha County to showcase business-education partnerships, district-wide academic and career planning efforts and regional collaboration among post-secondary institutions, and unveil a student’s journey firsthand.

2019 Waukesha County Awards Finalists and Winners Announced

April 15, 2019

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth have announced the finalists and winners for the 2019 Waukesha County Awards. The awards recognize top-performing businesses and nonprofit organizations that have a significant presence in Waukesha County and are making our community a great place to live, work and play.

Local, state and national leaders get together to discuss national policies, the state budget

March 25, 2019

This is the first policy program the Alliance has hosted since the new administration started, so there is a new dynamic with a divided government. On a state level, now that the Governor’s budget has been introduced, it will be interesting to hear from both the Speaker of the Assembly and the Minority Leader on each party’s priorities for the budget. On a federal level, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will talk about issues of national importance, such as USMCA (the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement), trade and tariffs and more.

Waukesha County Business Alliance congratulates Milwaukee on hosting the 2020 Democratic National Convention

March 11, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc. congratulates the city of Milwaukee on being chosen as the host site for the 2020 Democratic National Convention (DNC), which will provide an economic boost and national exposure for the entire region.

Interactive, hands-on activities get high school students excited about career pathways in health care

March 11, 2019

The Many Futures in Health Care Career Expo provides hands-on, interactive activities like physical therapy tests, blood testing equipment, exploring an ambulance, pet therapy and more to help nearly 600 high school students in Waukesha County learn about different career paths in health care.

Waukesha County Business Alliance announces 2019 Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County

February 20, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced the eight winners of its Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County awards program. These awards celebrate young professionals who have shown personal initiative, determination and commitment to their careers and their community.

Construction companies come together through Waukesha County Business Alliance

February 18, 2019

The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc. has launched the Construction Alliance, a platform for construction and skilled trades companies to share ideas, encourage innovation and target new talent.

Middle school students to build structures to withstand earthquakes at Kids Building Wisconsin - Waukesha

January 22, 2019

The first annual Kids Building Wisconsin – Waukesha Expo is an opportunity for more than 800 fifth through eighth graders in Waukesha County to get exposure to the career opportunities in the construction industry.