Independent Business Association of Wisconsin: Announces 2022-2023 Public Policy Committee

Milwaukee, WI – September 23, 2022 — The Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) announces the members of its 2022-2023 Public Policy Committee.

Steve Kohlmann, IBAW executive director, said, “IBAW is a member-driven, active organization, and it’s great to have business owners so intimately involved in crafting public policy which advances small business in Wisconsin.”

Members are Chair Jessica Ollenburg, CMC, CPCM, WI Joint Legislative Study Committee, Managing Partner, Ollenburg LLC; Tom Parks, AIF®, CRPS™, Director of Retirement Plan Services, Annex Wealth Management, IBAW Board, Prior PPC Chair; Todd Rakowski, CFO & VP Finance, CG Schmidt, Inc.; Thomas (TK) Kingston, Payroll/HR Solutions Manager, Heartland; Mark Kravchuk, CPA, most recently 20+ years Risk and Accounting Policy Advisor plus Regulatory Advocacy Strategy, BP Fuels North America; in collaboration with Steve Kohlmann, Executive Director, IBAW.

Jessica Ollenburg, Public Policy Committee Chair, said, “Recommended by WILL and IBAW, I have been appointed by Wisconsin Joint Legislative Committee to serve a study committee which meets for hearings monthly at the State Capitol, working directly with members of congress. I love the opportunity to be eyes, ears, and voice, serving community and IBAW interests. My late father, Marvin J. Pinter, served as IBAW’s representative to the State Capitol in the 1970s-80s. The legacy fills my heart as our family continues to serve our community.” Since 1973, the Independent Business Association of Wisconsin (IBAW) was formed for small business owners to engage in conversation relating to legislation impacting the bottom-line costs of businesses throughout Wisconsin. IBAW is a venue for high-level CEOs, CFOs, COOs, other upper management, and entrepreneurs to network, exchange business ideas, and become educated and involved on issues that impact their business. IBAW is time well spent!

For additional information, contact Steve Kohlmann, IBAW Executive Director, via email at