Center for Growth Names Interim Director

Judie Taylor
Interim Director of Economic Development

The Waukesha County Center for Growth is pleased to announce Interim Director of Economic Development, Judie Taylor.

With more than 28 years of business leadership experience, Taylor has extensive knowledge of management, sales, marketing, finance, human resources, operations and customer service. Taylor currently serves as chairman of the Utility Equipment Holding Corp (UEHC) Board of Directors, in addition to holding a variety of board positions within Mount Mary University, DSHA High School, La Casa de Esperanza and St. Camillus Retirement Community. Taylor was president and CEO of DUECO, Inc. from January of 2009 until February of 2015, when the company was purchased by Terex Corporation. At the time, she continued to serve the company in the role of vice president of North American sales for Terex, where she was responsible for $390MM of sales activity.

“We are thrilled to announce Judie Taylor as interim director,” states Tom Finco, Board Chair, Waukesha County Center for Growth. “The Center for Growth has become a strong countywide economic development organization over the last four years. Under the leadership of Taylor and with the support of Waukesha County, 12 municipal partners, the University of Wisconsin Small Business Development Center and the Waukesha County Business Alliance, we have a solid foundation in place to continue supporting economic development efforts in Waukesha County.”

Taylor will serve in this capacity as the Center for Growth continues to implement a transition plan for a permanent Director of Economic Development. She can be contacted at

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