Problem

Wisconsin does not have clear, agreed upon, metrics that establish the state’s priorities.

Currently

  • Both “sides” use data to fit their needs
  • No agreed upon measurables
  • Goals change with the political winds
  • Political pendulum swings cause uncertainty
  • No targets = no priorities

Charge

Identify key measures important to Wisconsin’s long-term competitiveness.


 

Business Competitiveness Advisory Committee

Dan Ariens
President/CEO
Ariens Company
Joey Leonard
VP Human Resources
Waupaca Foundry, Inc.
Todd Berry
President
Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance
Scott Manley
Senior Vice President, Government Relations
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
Kim Bliss
Director of Community Development
Hendricks Holdings
Jim McIntyre
President & CEO
Greenheck Fan Corporation
Rick Chandler
Secretary
Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue
Nancy Musial
Human Resources Manager
The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
Jason Culotta
Senior Director of Government Relations
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce
Conor Smyth
Director, Strategic Partnerships & External Relations
Wisconsin Technical College System
Christine Dahlhauser
Partner
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Karen Szyman
Executive Director
Manitowoc County Chamber
Morna Foy
President
Wisconsin Technical College System
Todd Teske
Chairman/President & CEO
Briggs & Stratton
Gary Gigante
President & CEO
Waupaca Foundry, Inc.
David Ward
CEO
NorthStar Consulting, Inc.
Paul Jadin
President
Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP)
Rolf Wegenke 
President
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Mark Johnson
President
Rice Lake Weighing Systems
Joe Weitzer
Dean, Ctr. for Business Performance Solutions
Waukesha County Technical College
Bob Kamphuis
Chairman/President/CEO
Mayville Engineering Company
 Dennis Winters
Chief, Office of Economic Advisors
Wisconsin Dept. of Workforce Development