Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

rss linkedin pinterest youtube

Economic Development

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:

  • Chairman, Tom Belter
  • Bob Albright, Jr., R. J. Albright, Inc.
  • Barb Rau, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Mike Dempsey, Bank First National
  • Will Deppiesse, Investors Community Bank
  • Jon Doemel, ZaRonis
  • Andy Dumke, Alliance Development
  • Mike Floyd, Continental Girbau
  • Carol Karls, Wisconsin Public Service Corp.
  • David Kruck, Horicon Bank
  • Jim Macy, Von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
  • Jason Monnett, Wisconsin Business Development
  • Peter Prickett, Nicolet National Bank
  • Randy Schmiedel, Discovery Properties
  • Scott Sitter, Choice Bank
  • Grant Schwab, First Weber Real Estate
  • Archie Stam, Marvel Manufacturing
  • Vicki Updike, Differentiating Strategies
  • Wayne Youngwirth, Youngwirth Associates, LLC


  • John Casper, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
  • Rob Kleman, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
  • Cassie Daniels, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
  • Patti Andresen-Shew, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce
  • Alyssa Wilsnack, Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce

Business Improvement District »

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce is part of a unique partnership to support downtown economic development.

Economic Development Resources »

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce's Economic Development Department undertakes economic development activities to strengthen and grow businesses.

One Stop Business Portal »

An easy step-through process where businesses can find the requirements and tools they need to start a business in Wisconsin.