Center for Growth Publishes 2023 Annual Report

I’m delighted to join an agency so strongly committed to customer service and organizational excellence. The Waukesha County Center for Growth (WCCG) has been the fulcrum of economic development services in the county since 2016. Our partnership with the Waukesha County Business Alliance has allowed WCCG to provide continuous business support resources through leadership changes…

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Center for Growth Welcomes New Board Members 

The Waukesha County Center for Growth, Inc. has added five new members to its board of directors: President & CEO of Xiogenix Rachel Bahr, Director of Technology Strategy & Systems for American Transmission Company Christopher Burg, Regional Chief Financial Officer for Wintrust/Town Bank John Hazod, CEO & President of Bank Five Nine Tim Schneider, and…

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Center for Growth Announces $4.5 Million Commitment to GROW Fund by Waukesha County

The Center for Growth is proud to announce another unprecedented $4.5 million commitment by Waukesha County to the GROW Fund. Established in 2019, the GROW Fund was created to provide access to financial resources to enable business expansion and attraction. The GROW Fund assists businesses essential to the economic development of Waukesha County including manufacturing,…

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Waukesha County Center for Growth Announces New Executive Director

The Waukesha County Center for Growth is proud to announce Therese Thill as its new Executive Director. With 25 years of experience in economic and community development, Thill has held leadership positions at economic development organizations in Michigan, Arizona and Illinois, and currently serves as President of the Rockford Area Economic Development Council.  She earned…

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Waukesha County: Preparing for Foxconn

​Foxconn has announced Mount Pleasant as the site for its new $10 billion manufacturing plant. The Waukesha County Center for Growth and the Waukesha County Business Alliance have been supportive of the project since the beginning, and we have been working hard to make sure that Waukesha County is poised to take advantage of the many opportunities Foxconn has to offer.

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Get Inspired

What do you want to do when you’re finished with high school? Become a doctor, a lawyer or a police officer? What about a computer-numeric-controlled (CNC) machinist, a construction manager or a diagnostic medical sonographer? What do you think of those careers? Have you heard of them?

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The Alliance is tackling the workforce development problem

Robyn Ludtke, talent and education manager for the Waukesha County Business Alliance and the Waukesha County Center for Growth, recently participated in the first of three classes facilitated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Pipeline Management Academy in Washington D.C. The Academy cohort included participants from chambers of commerce and economic development organizations from around the country.

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