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Thursday, July 30 2015
Brookfield, WI – First Business Bank – Milwaukee, a member of the First Business family of companies (Nasdaq: FBIZ ), is pleased to announce that two local charities won its second annual First Business Golf Invitational for Charity. The two winners, Meta House and Milwaukee Rescue Mission, will each receive a check for $9,250 thanks to the local business leaders who participated ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
FEH Associates Inc. announced today that it will now be known as FEH DESIGN to better communicate its core business of providing architectural, structural engineering and interior design services. At the same time, the company unveiled a new identity and will be launching a new website ( www.fehdesign.com ). “We are very excited about the introduction of our new name and brand,” said ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
While manufacturers remain optimistic about the U.S. economy, a majority fail to either implement or leverage important technological advancements that can help them capitalize on the recovery, according to a new survey from Sikich LLP , a leading professional services firm. Sikich surveyed 116 manufacturers and distributors – almost 75 percent of which have annual revenue of $1 million ...read more
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Thursday, July 30 2015
PEWAUKEE — The Workforce Development Center’s Water Accelerator Program is enrolling participants for free shortterm training in welding. The program will run from Aug. 26 to Dec. 22 at Waukesha County Technical College, 800 Main St. In less than four months, participants will have an opportunity to earn an industry- recognized welding certificate and will receive job search ...read more
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Thursday, July 30 2015
Eagle, WI. - Family Tree Magazine recently named Old World Wisconsin as one of their top ten living history destinations for 2015. This award recognizes Old World Wisconsin's family-friendly history experiences as among the best in the county. Other well-known living history destinations on the list include Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia, the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona ...read more
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Thursday, July 30 2015
Brookfield, WI – The public accounting and advisory firm of Vrakas CPAs + Advisors recently announced the promotions of Dave Canedo, CPA, Chris Marks, CPA, and Goran Vukovic, CPA. Canedo, previously a staff accountant, has been promoted to Senior Accountant, in the firm’s tax department. He is a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned a Masters of ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
NerdWallet, a consumer finance website, has conducted a study to find the best places in Wisconsin to start a business – and Waukesha ranked third. To determine this ranking, NerdWallet examined 118 places in Wisconsin with populations of 5,000 or more and analyzed the following factors: Business climate Average revenue of businesses Percentage of businesses with paid employees Businesses ...read more
Categories: Alliance Event
Thursday, July 30 2015
A total of 119,104 visitors attended the 2015 Waukesha County Fair, sponsored by InPro Corporation. The Fair ran Wednesday, July 15 through Sunday, July 19 on the Waukesha Expo Grounds . The heat advisories and high dew points on Friday and Saturday, and storms Thursday and Saturday played a significant factor in the attendance. Wednesday’s attendance was the highest for opening day in the ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
Trefoil Group, a strategic marketing communications firm, has added Jill Schroeder as Senior Vice President of Strategy to manage the agency’s client service, public relations and content marketing teams, in addition to grow its existing account base and support new business development. “Jill brings an intrinsic understanding of integrated communications and over 20 years of ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
Nissen Staffing Continuum has been named a 2015 Future 50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE) The Future 50 program, now in its 28th year, recognizes privately-owned companies in the seven-county Milwaukee region that have been in business for at least three years and have shown significant revenue and employment ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
A celebration of everything guitar—three concerts, four competitions, five master classes, six industry exhibitors, and a stage filled with local young artists—the third annual Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival will be held August 13-15, 2015, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center). World-class headliners include Croatian virtuoso classical ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 30 2015
I f something seems a little different to you the next time you are near Clare Bridge Brookfield, Sterling House of Sussex, Brookdale Place or Clare Bridge Place, don’t be surprised. They all recently celebrated new names of Brookdale Brookfield Capitol Drive, Brookdale Sussex and Brookdale Brookfield (campus) with a ribbon cutting event on June 25 th to reflect its connection to the ...read more
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Thursday, July 30 2015
HAWS , the Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County, heads into summer’s homestretch with a Pet Fair, Collection Drive, Oils Seminar and more! Come to HAWS’ 8 th Annual Pet Fair in Menomonee Falls on Saturday, August 15 th from 9am-4pm at Rotary Park (Fond du Lac Ave./Lilly Rd.). This FREE, pets-welcome event features pet and pet-themed products, presentations by pet experts, ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 21 2015
(Waukesha, Wis.) – The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced four new additions to its board of directors: Jennifer Hansen, president and owner, The Anderson Group, Inc.; Roger F. Pascavis, executive vice president, strategic global sourcing, Generac Power Systems, Inc.; Lisa Reardon, president and CEO of OwnersEdge, Inc.; and Djoly Souffrant, manager – transportation ...read more
Categories: Alliance Event
Tuesday, July 21 2015
MADISON- The growth of US manufacturing is colliding with a lack of skilled workers. A recent Forbes article by Nicholas Wyman, What Is The One Thing That Can Strengthen America's Economic Armor? explores the "skills gap" and potential remedies, listing Wisconsin among the top states preparing students for America's half-million and rising unfilled manufacturing jobs. ...read more
Categories: Government Release
Tuesday, July 21 2015
Waukesha, WI (July , 2015) – Good Harvest Market is pleased to announce they will be the Waukesha drop off location for the August "Fill the Bus" donation program. A bus will be located in the parking lot of the store’s new location at 2205 Silvernail Rd in Pewaukee, WI on August 1, 2015 between the hours of 9am and 2pm. In addition to community members donations, Good ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 21 2015
Paulette Smolko has recently joined the firm of Sitzberger, Hau & Company, S.C. Sitzberger, Hau & Company, S.C. is a public accounting firm providing audit, financial accounting, tax, business valuations, payroll and consulting services to individuals and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin. Paulette recently graduated from Everest University.
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 21 2015
MADISON|MILWAUKEE|MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., and its affiliate DeWitt Mackall Crounse & Moore S.C., today announced its partner Bryan C. Esch was appointed to its Executive Committee. Esch will join 8 other Executive Committee members in assisting with the governance and strategic direction of the firm. “Bryan brings to the firm a strategic and thoughtful ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 21 2015
Elm Grove, Wis. – ActionCOACH Business Coaching has strengthened its professional service and administrative core with three new team members, including two Certified Business Coaches, one of whom is based in the firm’s new Pewaukee office. Cortney Ihde and Mike Thompson bring strong, diverse backgrounds in sales, marketing, team-building and leadership development to their work ...read more
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Tuesday, July 21 2015
Brookfield, Wis. – Exhibit Systems has strengthened its business development and design teams with the addition of two professionals of diverse talents and backgrounds. Laura Kissee brings experience in relationship-building and customer service to her new role in business development. Catie Perl offers a creative flair, and eye for mechanics, to the team that designs trade show ...read more
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Tuesday, July 21 2015
Brookfield, WI – Brookfield, WI – The public accounting and advisory firm of Vrakas CPAs + Advisors recently announced the promotions of Sara M. Johnson, CPA, and Brian M. Kaker, CPA, to Manager. “The shareholders of Vrakas are both excited for and proud of these two for their accomplishments,” said James A. Holmes, CPA, Managing Shareholder and President of Vrakas. ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 14 2015
Alliance Board votes unanimously, 25-0, to endorse legislation The Waukesha County Business Alliance supports Senate Bill 209, which will provide $250 million in public funding for a new sports and entertainment center that will serve as a catalyst for economic development in the City of Milwaukee and State of Wisconsin. Ensuring the economic vibrancy of Wisconsin's largest city and ...read more
Categories: Alliance Event
Thursday, July 09 2015
WAUKESHA, WI – In light of Governor Scott Walker’s plans to make his White House bid official at the Waukesha County Expo Grounds on Monday, July 13, the Waukesha County Fair Association has worked with the Expo staff to accommodate the big announcement. The Fair Association has moved onto the grounds to prepare for the 173 rd Fair, which opens Wednesday, July 15. “Having the ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 09 2015
Brookfield, WI The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) is calling all Wisconsin artists to apply for the Lynn Chappy ArtsPark Summer Sculpture Contest . Located in Brookfield’s Mitchell Park, Lynn Chappy ArtsPark will be a free, outdoor art experience that unites nature and art in inspiring ways. The Wilson Center is seeking two works to be temporarily installed at two ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 09 2015
Waukesha Water Utility General Manager Dan Duchniak issued the following statement regarding today’s press release by the Compact Implementation Coalition (CIC): The positions the CIC described today are nothing new and are incomplete. As the coalition indicated, they have repeatedly made these same suggestions to the DNR during its five-year review. Their water supply proposals were ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 09 2015
Waukesha WI — Keeping a competitive edge is essential for both large and small businesses alike. Midwest Engineered Systems Inc., an innovator and leader in complex system integration, understands that investing in automated equipment can help with staying ahead of the competitive curve, but it often costs a hefty penny. That is why Midwest Engineered Systems will be offering a 10% ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Tuesday, July 07 2015
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Southeast Region is announcing the third public involvement meeting to discuss the WIS 190 (Capitol Drive) corridor study that extends from WIS 16 to Brookfield Road in Waukesha County. The informal, open house meeting will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Pewaukee City Hall (council chambers), N240 N3065 Pewaukee Road. The ...read more
Categories: Government Release
Tuesday, July 07 2015
Waukesha, WI - Hydro-Thermal Corporation has been named a 2015 Future 50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives (COSBE). The Future 50 program, now in its 28 th year, recognizes privately-owned companies in the seven-county Milwaukee region that have been in business for at least three years and have shown significant revenue and ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 02 2015
Waukesha, WI – Good Harvest Market is excited to announce that proceeds from their upcoming annual ice cream social will be going to support HAWS of Waukesha. On Saturday, July 11 th between 12-4pm, they will be hosting this fun, family event, with the entertainment provided by HAWS, who will be there with their mobile adoption cart and fluffy animals. Throughout the year, Good Harvest ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 02 2015
The Greater Milwaukee-area community has an opportunity this summer to help the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) select the winner of the Circle Drive Sculpture Contest . The winning sculpture will be placed in Soerens Circle Drive outside the building’s main entrance as the inaugural piece in Lynn Chappy ArtsPark —a free, interactive sculpture garden in ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Thursday, July 02 2015
Milwaukee, WI – SVA Certified Public Accountants’ Joel Nettesheim has been selected for the ‘Five Star Certified Public Accountant Award’ published in Milwaukee Magazine . This is the second year that Five Star Awards broke out the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) award separately from the Wealth Manager award, and Joel is one of 19 that have been selected to receive ...read more
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Thursday, July 02 2015
BROOKFIELD, Wis. – At this year’s Annual Lender’s Conference in the Wisconsin Dells, Ridgestone Bank received the 2014 Wisconsin SBA Volume Lender Award for most loans approved by banks in the $300-500 million asset size. Ridgestone Bank’s Wisconsin SBA loans totaled $43.5 million in fiscal 2014. “I am continually impressed with the dedication demonstrated by our ...read more
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Thursday, July 02 2015
The only reasonable water supply alternative for Waukesha is a Lake Michigan water supply, according to the draft Environmental Impact Statement and draft Technical Review released today by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Following more than five years of analysis, the DNR draft concludes that the city’s application for water meets the requirements of the Great Lakes ...read more
Categories: Government Release
Thursday, July 02 2015
MADISON/MILWAUKEE/MINNEAPOLIS – DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C. today announced attorney Douglas H. Frazer of its Milwaukee office received the coveted Messenger Award from the Milwaukee Bar Association (MBA) which recognized the best article published in the MBA’s Messenger Magazine in 2014. Frazer’s article, “The Cranberry Brief,” traced the historic roots of ...read more
Categories: Member Release
Wednesday, June 24 2015
Waukesha, June 23, 2015 – Dan Freschi of EDGE Business Management Consulting is excited to announce they will be offering an unprecedented opportunity to attend a Living the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® Signature Course, September 30 to October 2, 2015 at the Waueksha Business Alliance . Accredited by FranklinCovey, EDGE BMC will help to celebrate their over 25 years of helping ...read more
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