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High School Students Attend Mini Business World at Carroll University

November 15th, 2022|

Last week, the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) Foundation hosted Mini Business World at Carroll University. The goal of the program is to provide students with a stronger understanding of what it takes to start a business, the power of the free enterprise system, and ultimately leave with a [...]

Alliance participates in roundtable on FlexRide expansion

October 17th, 2022|

Last week, the Alliance participated in a Workforce Innovation Grant roundtable discussion on FlexRide. The roundtable was hosted at Alliance member company Scan-Pac, in conjunction with MobiliSE, and included Missy Hughes, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation; Amy Pechacek, Department of Workforce Development secretary-designee and Craig Thompson, secretary, Wisconsin Department of Transportation [...]

Experience the Trades Exposes Students to Careers in Manufacturing & Construction

October 17th, 2022|

With manufacturing and construction being driver industries in Waukesha County, the Alliance was proud to ignite students’ passion for the trades through an interactive and engaging expo. Experience the Trades provided nearly 1,500 middle and high school students the opportunity to meet 38 local manufacturing and construction employers. Students got to 'try on' the trades [...]

Mini Business World to Take Place on November 10

September 22nd, 2022|

In partnership with the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Foundation and Carroll University, the Alliance is excited to once again host Mini Business World. Waukesha County high school students are invited to interact with students from other school districts and leave with a stronger understanding of what it takes to start and run a business. Students [...]

Robyn Ludtke Named 2022 Community Leader by TEMPO Waukesha

September 19th, 2022|

Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives & Workforce Robyn Ludtke has been named TEMPO Waukesha's 2022 Community Leader Awardee for her ongoing work in the communities in which she lives and works. A big congratulations to Robyn for the time she gives back to communities and nonprofits throughout Waukesha County. All of this year's award [...]

Alliance to Host ‘Experience the Trades’ Expo

August 22nd, 2022|

For decades, the Waukesha County Business Alliance has worked to develop our future workforce by exposing students to the career opportunities available in our region. With manufacturing and construction being driver industries in Waukesha County, we are excited to ignite students’ passion for the trades through an interactive and engaging experience. Experience the Trades provides [...]

Jon Wehrli Named 2022 Don Richards Leadership Award Recipient

August 15th, 2022|

Congratulations to Jon Wehrli of Eaton on being named the 2022 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 results left a lasting [...]

Patti Kneiser Named 2022 Advocate of the Year

August 15th, 2022|

The Alliance is proud to recognize Patti Kneiser, MHA, FACHE, of Froedtert Health, as this year's Advocate of the Year! 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 the late Bart Adams. [...]

2022 Waukesha County Award Winners

August 1st, 2022|

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth have announced the winners for the 2022 Waukesha County Awards. The awards recognize top-performing businesses and nonprofit organizations which have a significant presence in Waukesha County and are making our community a great place to work, play and [...]

2022 Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County

August 1st, 2022|

The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced the five winners of its Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County awards program. These awards celebrate young professionals who live or work in Waukesha County and who have shown personal initiative, determination and commitment to their careers and their community. Tomorrow’s leaders are taking steps today to build a [...]