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. 


Bob Albright, Jr., R. J. Albright, Inc.
Javad Ahmad, Smart-IS, International
Tom Belter (EDAC Chair)
John Davids, Senior Stride Home Care (Formerly Home Care Assistance)
Mike Dempsey
Will Deppiesse, Nicolet National Bank
Andy Dumke, Alliance Development
Carol Karls, Immel Construction
David Kruck, Horicon Bank
Dennis Lewandowski, A.P. Nonweiler Company
Jim Macy, Von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Jason Monnett, Wisconsin Business Development
Taylor Reetz, Nicolet National Bank
Randy Schmiedel, Discovery Properties
Grant Schwab, First Weber Real Estate
Scott Sitter
Dan Shea, Shea Electric and Communications
Archie Stam
Wayne Youngwirth, Youngwirth Associates, LLC
Dr. Frank Braun, UW-Oshkosh
Sam Winterfeldt, Keller Inc.
Jeff Peterson, CR Structures


Colan Treml, Economic Development Director

Economic Development Resources & Business Assistance 

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Department promotes and assists with the growth and development of businesses in the Oshkosh area. The Chamber offers free and confidential business assistance in the Oshkosh area or those seeking to do business here – we can help with business planning, financial projections, marketing plans, site selection or relocation, workforce development assistance, and much more. Please contact the Economic Development Department at (920) 303-2266 or email Colan Treml at [email protected] with inquiries.

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Department utilizes several organizations and tools to assist businesses in any way possible. Some of those organizations and tools are: