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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, [...]

Alliance hosts workforce roundtable

July 20th, 2021|

The Alliance hosted more than 25 CEOs for a roundtable discussion with state leaders yesterday on the critical topic of workforce and hiring. Waukesha County business leaders were joined by Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary Missy Hughes, Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Secretary Joel Brennan and Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Amy [...]

2021 Emerging Leaders of Waukesha County

July 6th, 2021|

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 [...]

2021 Waukesha County Award Winners

July 6th, 2021|

Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow, the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth have announced the winners for the 2021 Waukesha County Awards. The awards recognize top-performing businesses and nonprofit organizations who have a significant presence in Waukesha County and are making our community a great place to work, play and [...]

DNR Issues Waukesha Diversion Approval, Implementing Great Lakes Compact Council Decision

July 1st, 2021|

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that it issued the state diversion approval to the City of Waukesha. This approval is the final step in the review process for the City of Waukesha’s application to divert Lake Michigan water for public water supply to the City of Waukesha, and return treated wastewater [...]