Wisconsin Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Wisconsin Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers

  • Capital: Madison
  • Population (2017 Est.): 5,795,483
  • Largest Cities (2017): Milwaukee, 595,351; Madison, 255,214; Green Bay, 105,116; Kenosha, 99,877; Racine, 77,542
  • Targeted Industries: Advanced Manufacturing; Aerospace & Aviation; Food Production & Processing; Energy, Power & Control; Water Technology; Biohealth
  • Key Incentives: Manufacturing & Agriculture Tax Credit, Business Development Tax Credits, Certified Sites Program, Development Opportunity Zones, Enterprise Zone Tax Credits, Industrial Revenue Bonds, Workforce Training Grants, Wisconsin Fast Forward Program
  • GDP (All Industry 2017): $324.1 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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New North, Inc.

Barb LaMue
Executive Director
600 North Adams Street
Green Bay, WI 54307
920-336-3860
[email protected]
www.thenewnorth.com

New North, Inc. is the regional marketing and economic development organization connecting you to state and local experts to fulfill real estate, programming/incentives and all due diligence needs throughout the 18-county region of Northeast Wisconsin, known as the New North region.

State Listings

Wisconsin Economic Development Association

Brian Doudna
Executive Director
2801 International Lane, Suite 106
Madison, WI 53704
608-255-5666
[email protected]
www.weda.org

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Missy Hughes
CEO
201 West Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
608-210-6701
[email protected]
www.inwisconsin.com

Wisconsin Economic Development Institute, Inc. (WEDI)

Roger M. Nacker
President
2801 International Lane, Suite 106
Madison, WI 53704
608-274-1576
[email protected]
www.wi-edi.org


Utility Listings

Alliant Energy

Donna Walker
Senior Community & Economic Development Manager
4902 North Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718
608-458-5753
[email protected]
www.alliantenergy.com

Madison Gas & Electric

Pamela Christenson
Director of Economic Development
P.O. Box 1231
Madison, WI 53701-1231
608-252-5647
[email protected]
www.mge.com

Xcel Energy (WI)

Julie Thoney
Manager, Economic Development & Community Service
1414 West Hamilton Avenue, P.O. Box 8
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-0008
715-737-4060
[email protected]
www.xcelenergy.com


Regional Listings

7 Rivers Alliance

Chris Hardie
CEO
601 Seventh Street N
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-787-8777
[email protected]
www.7riversalliance.com

Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission

Cindy J. Wojtczak
Executive Director
425 South Adams Street, Suite 201
Green Bay, WI 54301
920-448-2820, ext. 102
[email protected]
www.baylakerpc.org

Central Wisconsin Alliance for Economic Development

Gordon Crow, IOM
Executive Director
100 North 72nd Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401
715-551-6650
[email protected]
www.centergy.net

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

Eric Fowle, AICP
Executive Director
400 Ahnaip Street, Suite 100
Menasha, WI 54952
920-751-4770
[email protected]
www.ecwrpc.org

Fox Cities Chamber

Jennifer Brown
Director, Existing Industry & Innovation
125 North Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-734-7101
[email protected]
www.foxcitieschamber.com

Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation

Andrew Janke, CPM
Executive Director
100 State Street
Beloit, WI 53511
608-364-6748
[email protected]
www.greaterbeloitworks.com

Madison Region Economic Partnership

Paul Jadin, CEcD
President
455 Science Drive, Suite 160
Madison, WI 53711
608-571-0401
[email protected]
www.madisonregion.org

Milwaukee 7 Economic Development Partnership

Pat O'Brien
Executive Director
756 North Milwaukee Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-287-4112
[email protected]
www.mke7.com

Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC)

Greg Flogstad
Director
1707 Main Street, Suite 435
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-9396
[email protected]
www.mrrpc.com

Thrive Economic Development

Victoria Pratt, CEcD
President
864 Collins Road, Suite 111
Jefferson, WI 53549
920-674-8710
[email protected]
www.thriveed.org


County Listings

Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation

Cole Rabska
Executive Director
31 West Bayfield Street
Washburn, WI 54891
715-685-1210
[email protected]
www.bayfieldcountyedc.com

Brown County Economic Development

Chuck Lamine, AICP
Planning Director
305 East Walnut Street, Room 320, P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
920-448-6480
[email protected]
www.co.brown.wi.us

Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC)

Charlie Walker, CEcD
President & CEO
770 Technology Way
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
715-723-7150
[email protected]
www.chippewa-wi.com

Clark County Economic Development & Tourism Bureau

Sheila M. Nyberg
Executive Director
301 North Main Street, P.O. Box 236
Loyal, WI 54446
715-255-9100
[email protected]
www.clark-cty-wi.org

Columbia County Economic Development Corporation

Cheryl Fahrner
Executive Director
1800 Kutzke Road, Suite 110
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-6161
[email protected]
www.co.columbia.wi.us

Door County Economic Development Corporation

Jim Schuessler
Executive Director
185 East Walnut Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
920-743-3113
[email protected]
www.doorcountybusiness.com

Dunn County Economic Development Corporation

Eric S. Turner
Executive Director
800 Wilson, Suite 219
Menomonie, WI 54751
715-232-4009
[email protected]
www.dunnedc.com

Grant County Economic Development Corporation

Ron Brisbois
Executive Director
1800 Bronson Boulevard
Fennimore, WI 53809
608-822-3501
[email protected]
www.grantcounty.org

Green County Development Corporation

Cara Carper
Executive Director
Green County Courthouse, 1016 16th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Monroe, WI 53566
608-328-9452
[email protected]
www.greencountyedc.com

Iowa County Economic Development Commission

Larry Bierke
County Administrator
222 North Iowa Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
608-553-7575
[email protected]
www.iowacounty.org

Kenosha Area Business Alliance Inc.

Todd Battle
President
5500 Sixth Avenue, Suite 200
Kenosha, WI 53140
262-925-3466
[email protected]
www.kaba.org

Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation

Richard Baker
Executive Director
P.O. Box 361
Luxemburg, WI 54217
920-255-1661
[email protected]
www.kcedc.org

La Crosse Area Development Corporation

Sam Bachmeier
Economic Development Coordinator
601 7th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601
608-784-5488, ext. 1
[email protected]
www.ladcolax.com

Lafayette Development Corporation

Ken Harwood
Executive Director
627 Washington Street, P.O. Box 133
Darlington, WI 53530
608-776-8080
[email protected]
fudevpro.com/ldcweb/developmentcorp.html

Ozaukee County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC)

Kathleen Cady Schilling
Executive Director
121 West Main Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
262-238-7730
[email protected]
www.ozaukeebusiness.org

Polk County Economic Development Corporation

Vince Netherland
Executive Director
100 Polk Plaza, Suite 226
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
715-405-3400
[email protected]
www.polkcountyedc.com

Racine County Economic Development Corporation

Jenny Trick
Executive Director
2320 Renaissance Boulevard
Sturtevant, WI 53177
262-898-7424
[email protected]
www.rcedc.org

Rock County Development Alliance

James R. Otterstein
Economic Development Manager
51 South Main Street
Janesville, WI 53545
608-757-5598
[email protected]
www.rockcountyalliance.com

Sauk County Development Corporation

Ed White
Executive Director
201 8th Avenue
Baraboo, WI 53913
608-355-2084
[email protected]
www.scdc.com

Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce

Deidre Martinez
Executive Director
621 South 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081
920-395-8700
[email protected]
www.sheboygan.org

Washington County Economic Development Corporation

Christian G. Tscheschlok, CEcD
Executive Director
2151 North Main Street
West Bend, WI 59030
262-335-5769
[email protected]
www.businessreadywi.com


City Listings

Amery Economic Development Corporation

Paul Shafer
Director
P.O Box 124
Amery, WI 54001
715-268-8018
[email protected]
www.amerywisconsin.org

City of Appleton

Karen Harkness
Director of Community and Economic Development
100 North Appleton Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-832-6468
[email protected]
appleton.org/business/community-and-economic-development

City of Green Bay Community & Economic Development

Kevin J. Vonck
Development Director
100 North Jefferson Street, Room 608
Green Bay, WI 54301
920-448-3395
[email protected]
www.greenbaywi.gov

City of Hudson

Mike Johnson
Community Development Director
505 3rd Street
Hudson, WI 54016-1694
715-386-4776, ext. 166
[email protected]
www.hudsonwi.gov

City of Kenosha

Jeffrey B. Labahn
Director of City Development
625 52nd Street, Room 308
Kenosha, WI 53140
262-653-4030
[email protected] 
www.kenosha.org

City of Madison Economic Development

Matthew Mikolajewski
Director
215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53703
608-266-4222
[email protected]
www.cityofmadison.com

City of Manitowoc Economic Development

Adam Tegen
Community Development Director
900 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
920-686-6930
[email protected]
www.manitowoc.org

City of Sparta Economic Development

Todd Fahning
Community Development Director
201 West Oak Street
Sparta, WI 54656
608-269-4340, ext. 232
[email protected]
www.spartawisconsin.org

City of Wauwatosa

Jennifer Ferguson
Economic Development Manager
7725 West North Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
414-479-3520
[email protected]
www.wauwatosa.net

Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation

Luke Hanson
Executive Director
7 South Dewey Street, Suite 101, P.O. Box 1108
Eau Claire, WI 54702
715-834-0070
[email protected]
www.eauclaire-wi.com

Greater Green Bay Chamber

Kelly Armstrong
Vice President of Economic Development
2701 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303
920-496-2113
[email protected]
www.greatergbc.org

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce

Zach Brandon
President
1 South Pinckney Street, Suite 330
Madison, WI 53701-0071
608-443-8348
[email protected]
www.madisonbiz.com

Grow Rapids


Community Development Director
444 West Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
715-421-8225
[email protected]
www.growrapids.com

Janesville Economic Development

Gale Price
Economic Development Director
18 North Jackson Street, 3rd Floor
Janesville, WI 53547-5005
608-755-3059
[email protected]
www.growjanesville.com

Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation

David E. Latona
President
757 North Broadway, Suite 600
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-269-1445
[email protected]
www.medconline.com

Mount Horeb Area Economic Development Corporation

Carol Johnson
Executive Director
P.O. Box 212
Mount Horeb, WI 53572
608-279-2422
[email protected]
www.mhaedc.org

Oconomowoc Bureau of Economic Development

Robert Duffy
Director
174 East Wisconsin Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-569-2185
[email protected]
www.oconomowoc-wi.gov

Sun Prairie Economic Development

Neil Stechschulte
Director
300 East Main Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590
608-825-1107
[email protected]
www.cityofsunprairie.com

Wausau Community & Economic Development

Christian Schock
Director, Planning, Community & Economic Development
Wausau City Hall, 407 Grant Street
Wausau, WI 54403
715-261-6683
[email protected]
www.wausaudevelopment.com