Mikolajewski Elected as President of Wisconsin Economic Development Association

The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) unanimously elected Matthew Mikolajewski, Economic Development Director for the City of Madison, as the association’s next president. Mikolajewski will serve as WEDA President for the next 12 months. The election took place at WEDA’s annual meeting on February 7.

“I look forward to the opportunity to lead WEDA over the next year and continue the organization’s track record of success and contributions to economic advancement,” said Mikolajewski. “WEDA members are leaders on finding creative solutions to promote economic development within their communities and throughout Wisconsin. It is an honor to be able to work with them in the role of WEDA President.”

Founded over 40 years ago, WEDA is a statewide trade association with more than 450 members, including economic development professionals, businesses and other organizations dedicated to growing the economy and making Wisconsin a better place to live, work and do business. WEDA advocates for programs and policies that help create a strong statewide business climate and promote economic opportunities across the state.

“WEDA is excited to welcome Matthew as our next president, and we look forward to his leadership,” said WEDA Executive Director Brian Doudna. “He is at the top of the economic development profession, and our membership is confident he will utilize his experience and expertise to strengthen the organization and enhance economic development in Wisconisn.”