WMC: Board for local chambers announces new president and officers on board of advisors

MADISON – The Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives – the state’s professional association of full and part-time executives and staff members of local chambers of commerce – announced Suzanne Kelley from the Waukesha County Business Alliance as the new Chairman of the Board of Advisors.   

“Chambers of Wisconsin from across the state are all very different, but we are united by a common goal: to drive a successful business community in our cities, towns and villages,” said new Chairman Suzanne Kelley. “I am honored to be the next Chairman of the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives and look forward to working together with local chambers of commerce around the state to facilitate the sharing of new ideas and best practices as we all work together to promote a thriving business environment in our local communities.” 

Robert Moses, the President/CEO of the Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce who served as Chairman since 2018, will become the immediate past chair. 

The 2020 WCCE Board of Advisors includes:

Chairman –Suzanne Kelley, President/CEO, Waukesha County Business Alliance

Chairman-Elect –Vicki Markussen, CEO, La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce

Past Chair –Robert Moses, President/CEO, Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce

Ex-Officio Member of the Board –Kurt Bauer, President/CEO, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

Directors –Becky Bartoszek, President/CEO, Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce and IndustryJacqueline Boudreau, Executive Director, Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of CommerceDave Eckmann, President/CEO, Wausau Region Chamber of CommerceScott Henke, Executive Director, Hartford Area Chamber of CommerceStephanie Klett, President & CEO, Visit Lake GenevaJudy Knutson, Executive Director, Oregon Area Chamber of CommerceLaurie Radke, President & CEO, Greater Green Bay ChamberScott Rogers, Governmental Affairs & Workforce Director, Eau Claire Area Chamber of CommercePenny Strom, Executive Director, St. Germain Area Chamber of Commerce 

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