Press Releases

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Waukesha County Business Alliance celebrates 100 years of business at centennial celebration

September 10, 2018

More than 800 attendees will join the Waukesha County Business Alliance in celebrating its centennial at the 100th Annual Meeting. From its beginning in 1918 as the Waukesha Chamber of Commerce, representing the City of Waukesha, this organization has grown to be a business force that represents the whole of Waukesha County, truly making the Alliance a strong voice for business in our entire region. Join business leaders to celebrate the accomplishments of the Waukesha County business community over the past 100 years and discuss the trends facing business in the future.

The Waukesha County Business Alliance expands board of directors

July 12, 2018

The Waukesha County Business Alliance, Inc. has added eight new members to its board of directors: Rick Andritsch, partner and vice president of business development for VJS Construction Services and CEO of VJS Lincoln, Inc.; Brian Baker, president and CEO of Sentry Equipment Corp; Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic, Inc.; Cara Fuller, director of customer operations support for WEC Energy Group; Katie Gavin, vice president of human resources for Milwaukee Tool; Linda Joel, president and CEO of LindenGrove Communities; Mark Mone, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; and Stan Sugden, president of Ruekert and Mielke, Inc.

Waukesha County Business Alliance announces Dan Duchniak as 2018 Waukesha County Advocate of the Year

May 25, 2018

The Waukesha County Business Alliance is excited to congratulate Dan Duchniak, general manager of the Waukesha Water Utility, on being named the 2018 Waukesha County Advocate of the Year.

Foxconn’s Impact in Waukesha County

May 21, 2018

Foxconn coming to Mount Pleasant is great news for economic development in southeast Wisconsin as a whole. The project is attracting new business to the area and raising the profile of our state as a desirable place to do business. But how is the project impacting Waukesha County specifically? This is truly a regional opportunity for economic growth—come hear how it’s already making an impact in Waukesha County.

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch joins first-ever Girls in Manufacturing Schools2Skills tour

April 16, 2018

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch will be joining the Waukesha County Business Alliance and female high school students from the School District of Waukesha on the first annual Girls in Manufacturing Schools2SkillsTM tour at Alloy Products Corp.

2018 Waukesha County Awards Finalists and Winners Announced

April 3, 2018

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 2018 Waukesha County Awards.