Our consulting services for Waukesha County started in December 2016. In 2017, the Center for Growth:
- served almost 150 companies
- met with over 40 lenders and resource partners
- helped 94 clients (53 long term) to improve and grow
- provided almost 850 hours of no-cost consulting
- helped to launch 5 new ventures
- created/retained 13 jobs
- facilitated almost $500,000 of capital investment in client companies
- held 2 workshops on woman- and minority-owned business certification and government contracting
- delivered 2 presentations on local resources for business growth and entrepreneurship to business leaders
We assist a wide range of businesses, such as product manufacturers, tool and die shops, engineering specialists, construction firms, IT solutions providers, retail businesses, restaurants, legal firms, technical consultants, trucking companies and equipment distribution.
As a single parent struggling with chronic respiratory issues, Pam Bliss decided it was time to seek new treatment options. After years of various medications, frequent doctors appointments, and unplanned hospital stays, she knew she couldn’t continue taking care of herself or her son in her current condition. While she was a full-time nurse at […]
Unite Utility is an underground construction contractor that specializes in the installation of fiber optic mainline.
Throughout his years in the field doing residential and commercial cabinetry, Tom Dahms has built up a large list of clients. From dentist offices across the state, to car dealerships, banks and dance studios, Tom has just about done it all. And with over 30 years of experience, Tom can now add business owner to his resume.
Once Joe made his decision to purchase Taco Amigo, the Waukesha County Center for Growth helped him realize his dream.
Mark and Ann Meyer, Pewaukee natives, established Dawn’s Early Light Flags LLC in Bellevue, Washington in 2010. Dawn’s Early Light manufactures United States flags for the federal government, including military branches and the Department of Homeland Security. With costs rising in Washington, they decided to move a portion of the operations back home to Pewaukee.
In search of better work/life balance, Becky Pease moved from a successful but stressful corporate accounting career to pursue an opportunity involving her love of animals: she bought a franchise called Central Bark Doggy Daycare. While operating the business, she realized the animals’ need for an indoor pool.