Economic Development is a primary focus for the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce. The organization provides resources, leadership and partnership support to a wide array of efforts to launch, grow and retain area businesses. In fact, the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce invests more in economic development than any other organization in the community.
The Economic Development Advisory Council develops the annual economic development plan and recommends it to the Board of Directors. The council includes:
Chair, Tom Belter, National Exchange Bank & Trust
John Daggett, Oshkosh Corp.
Mike Dempsey, Bank First National
Andy Dumke, Alliance Development
Mike Floyd, Continental Girbau
Steve Glish, Horicon Bank
Carol Karls, Wisconsin Public Service
Jason Monnett, Wisconsin Business Development
Mickey Noone, First Business Bank
Peter Prickett, First National Bank Fox Valley
Randy Schmiedel, Schmiedel Real Estate Management
Grant Schwab, FirstWeber Group
Archie Stam, Marvel Manufacturing
Bill Tallon, UW-Oshkosh
Vicki Updike, Silver Star Brands
Paul Verbeten, Bemis Healthcare Packaging
John Casper, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
Staff: Rob Kleman, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce is part of a unique partnership to support downtown economic development.
The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Department undertakes economic development activities to strengthen and grow businesses.