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Alliance Announces Schools2Skills™ Scholarship Recipients

November 17th, 2021|

The Waukesha County Business Alliance is proud to announce that four students at Waukesha County Technical College (WCTC) will be the recipients of the Alliance’s Schools2Skills™ Scholarship for the 2021-2022 school year. The Schools2Skills™ Scholarship is given through the WCTC Foundation with its primary purpose to promote education related to manufacturing jobs. The scholarship specifically recognizes WCTC [...]

Alliance Co-Signs Letter Calling on Gov. Evers to Launch Talent Attraction Campaign

November 2nd, 2021|

Along with more a dozen chambers from around the state, the Alliance co-signed a letter urging Gov. Evers to launch a talent attraction campaign aimed at addressing Wisconsin’s workforce shortage. The letter calls on the governor to utilize $3 million in funds from the Wisconsin State Budget and additional money from the American Rescue Plan [...]

Alliance Continues to Strengthen Statewide Talent Partnerships

November 2nd, 2021|

The Alliance continues to collaborate with counties across the state to strengthen talent partnerships. Most recently, Vice President of Talent Development Robyn Ludtke represented the Milwaukee 7 region at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's Career Readiness event. In addition, Robyn presented at the Wisconsin Economic Development Association's (WEDA) annual Workforce and Economic Development Conference [...]

Waukesha County Business Survey Shows Increased Optimism for Growth

November 2nd, 2021|

For the last several years, the Waukesha County Business Survey has been conducted in cooperation with the Waukesha County Business Alliance, Waukesha County Center for Growth, Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington (WOW) Workforce Development Board and Waukesha County. The data from this year's survey was obtained by surveying Waukesha County employers from July 2021 through August 2021. Respondents included [...]

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, [...]