2018 WEDA Executive Committee and new board members

WEDA elected its 2018 Executive Committee and new board at the 2018 annual meeting in February.

2018 WEDA Executive Committee:

  • President: Heather Wessling, V.P. Economic Development, Kenosha Area Business Alliance
  • President-Elect: Matt Mikolajewski, Economic Development Director, City of Madison
  • Treasurer: Jason Monnet, V.P. and Senior Loan Officer, Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corporation
  • Past President: Edward White, Executive Director of Sauk County Development Corporation
  • At-Large Board Member: Bob Dennik, Vice President, VJS Construction Services


2018 New WEDA Board Members:

  • Courtney Berner, Executive Director, University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives (second three-year term)
  • Carolyn Engel, Business Finance Manager, Racine County Economic Development Corporation
  • Bryan Gadow, Administrator, Village of New Glarus
  • Dawn Gunderson Schiel, Senior Municipal Advisor, Ehlers, Inc.
  • May yer Thao, Director, Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
  • Bon Wikenheiser, State Director, Small Business Development Center/Center for Technology Commercialization