Economic Development Professionals


John Alt
Executive Director, Madison College
608.745.3100 |

Kyle Ellefson
City Administrator, City of Columbus
920.623.5900 |

Cheryl Fahrner
Executive Director, Columbia County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC)
608.742.6161 |

Kathleen Haas
Community Resource Development Educator, Columbia County UW Extension
608.742.9683 |

Marianne Hanson
Executive Director, Portage Area Chamber of Commerce
608.742.6242 |

Steven Sobiek
Director, Business Development and Planning, City of Portage
608.745.0038 |


Janet Ady
President, Ady Advantage
608.663.9218 |

Courtney Berner
Cooperative Development Specialist, University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
608.890.0966 |

Andrew Bremer
Community & Economic Development Director, Village of McFarland
608.838.2313 |

Rowan Childs
Economic Development Director, Village of Mount Horeb
608.437.9417 |

Pam Christenson
Director, Economic Development, Madison Gas & Electric Company
608.252.5647 |

Mike Davis
City Administrator, City of Middleton
608.827.1058 |

Jerry Derr
President, Dane County Towns Association
608.846.4696 |

John Drury
Senior Business Development Manager, Madison Gas & Electric Company
608.252.7081 |

Joyce Frey
Economic Development Specialist, City of Fitchburg
608.270.4246 |

Matt Giese
Village Administrator, Village of Cottage Grove
608.839.4704 |

Michael Gracz
Administrator, Village of Oregon
608.835.6280 |

Vic Grassman
Technology Commercialization Manager, TURBO
608.512.6661 |

Mary Grundahl
President, Mount Horeb Chamber of Commerce
608.437.4083 |

Lorrie Keating Heinemann
President, Madison Development Corporation
608.256.2799 x212 |

Judy Knutson
Executive Director, Oregon Area Chamber of Commerce
608.835.3697 |

Michelle Lawrie
Community Development Director, Village of DeForest
608.846.6751 |

Matt Mikolajewski
Economic Development Director, City of Madison
608.267.8737 |

Lisa Moen
Administrator, Village of Cambridge
608.423.3712 |

Terra Morris
Executive Director, Cross Plains Area Chamber of Commerce
608.285.2050 |

Aaron Olver
Managing Director, University Research Park
608.441.8000 |

Peter Ouchakof
CDBG/RFL Program Administrator, Dane County Office of Workforce & Economic Development
608.283.1441 |

Nicholas Owen
Village Administrator, Village of Mount Horeb
608.437.6884 |

Ruth Rohlich
Business Development Specialist, City of Madison
608.267.4933 |

Ellen Schaaf
Executive Director, Waunakee/Westport Chamber of Commerce
608.849.5977 |

Todd Schmidt
Village Administrator, Village of Waunakee
608.850.2830 |

Amy Skicki
Executive Director, Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce
608.837.4547 |

Carrie Springer
Office of Dane County Executive
608.266.4576 |

Taylor Brown
Economic Development Specialist, City of Sun Prairie
608.825.0806 |

Steve Steinhoff
Deputy Director and Director of Community and Regional Development Planning, Capital Area Regional Planning Commission

Rodney Scheel
Director of Planning and Development, City of Stoughton
608.873.6619 |

Heather Wentler
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Doyenne Group
608.620.3479 |

Mike Zimmerman
Economic Development Director, City of Fitchburg
608.270.4245 |


Trent Campbell
Executive Director, Beaver Dam Area Development Corporation
920.887.4661 |

James Grigg
Mayor, City of Horicon
920.485.9945 |

Jeff Hoffman
Community & Economic Development, UW Extension – Dodge County
920.386.3790 |

Nate Olson
Manager of Planning and Economic Development, Dodge County
920.386.3948 |

Kathy Schlieve
City Administrator/Director of Economic Development, City of Waupun
920.324.7912 |


Cara Carper
Executive Director, Green County Development Corporation
608.328.9452 |

Mary Jane Grenzow
Project/Marketing Manager, Green County Development Corporation
608.328.9452 |


Larry Bierke
Economic Development Director, Iowa County
608.935.0318 |

Paul Ohlrogge
Community Resource Development, University of Wisconsin Extension
608.935.0391 |


Cathy Anderson
Economic Development Director, City of Whitewater 
262.473.0148 |

Cameron Clapper
City Manager, City of Whitewater
262.473.0104 |

Victoria Pratt
Executive Director, Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium
920.674.8710 |


John Beckord
President, Forward Janesville, Inc.
608.757.3160 |

Andrew Janke
Economic Development Director, City of Beloit
608.364.6610 |

James Otterstein
Economic Development Manager, Rock County – Planning, Economic & Community Development Agency
608.757.5598 |

Gale Price
Economic Development, City of Janesville
608.755.3059 |

Dayna Sarver
Economic Development Coordinator, City of Janesville
608.755.3180 |

Jason Sergeant
Community Development Director, City of Evansville
608.882.2285 |


Jenny Erickson
Community Development Educator, University of Wisconsin Extension
608.355.3252 |

Edward Geick
Administrator, City of Baraboo
608.335.2715 |

Tywana German
Executive Director, Sauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce
608.643.4168 |

Donald Lichte
Chairman, Reedsburg Industrial Development Commission
608.524.3113 |

Kurt Muchow
Community Development Consultant, Vierbicher Associates, Inc.
608.768.4817 |

Mike Palm
Mayor, City of Baraboo
608.355.2715 |

Alan Wildman
Administrator, Village of Prairie du Sac
608.643.2421 |

Ed White
Executive Director, Sauk County Development Corporation
608.355.2084 |


Gary Becker
Principal, GWB Professional Services
608.444.0836 |

Aaron Hagar
Vice President of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
608.267.0769 |

Matt Kures
GIS State Specialist, University of Wisconsin Extension
608.265.8258 |

Seth Lentz
CEO, Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin
608.249.9001 x222 |

Neil Lerner
Associate State Director, Small Business Development Center
608.263.0221 |

Jason Scott
Regional Economic Development Director, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
608.210.6790 |

Rhonda Suda
Executive Director, Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board
608.314.3300 |

Donna Walker
Senior Economic Development Manager, Alliant Energy Corporation
608.458.5753 |

We hope you will join us for a virtual meeting on Wednesday, September 8 at 3:00pm CST to create connections and identify synergies throughout the Region for EDA American Rescue Plan Programs.
We are currently accepting and reviewing applications for the program. To request your application...
The Madison Region Economic Partnership (MadREP) is seeking a statement of qualification from consultants to provide economic development services for a minimum 15-month period.