“Where The Jobs Will Be” Projections To 2016 According to the most recent newsletter from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development their Office of Economic Affairs has projected some occupations in our area are expected to grow as much as 10% over the next 7 years. The WDWD has made available the projections that include education and training requirements, and estimated wage. To view this information visit: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/employment_projections/southeast/lt_se_all.pdf
Impact of Baby Boomer Retirement in Southeastern Wisconsin. Dr. Sammis B. White, Associate Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, has compiled a detailed report from a series of focus groups on the impact of the Baby Boomer generation on unemployment in southeastern Wisconsin. To read the full report click here.
New Executive Director
August 27, 2008- Terri Sinnott-Chardukian, Chair of the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce, has announced the selection of B. L. “Lou” Molitor as its next Executive Director. Molitor has served as President for the Lake County Chamber of Commerce for the past two years. Under Molitor, the Lake County Chamber of Commerce enjoyed membership growth, quality programs, and value for its members.
Previously, Molitor served as Vice President of Business Operations for Northpointe Resources in Zion, Illinois. A Kenosha native, Molitor earned his BA in Psychology from Marquette University and achieved his MBA from Cardinal Stritch University.
The Chamber conducted a national search for the Executive Director position resulting in 20 candidates. Chardukian stated that with the selection of Molitor, she is confident with his experience the Chamber can build strong and professional relationships with organizations throughout the City and County of Kenosha. Molitor will be a very productive and positive influence for the Chamber.
Molitor added that he is “excited to lead the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce at this time for the organization. Kenosha County is a place of fantastic opportunity. I believe I will add value to the organization by refining and communicating the vision of the Chamber to the business community and then realizing the vision through mutual accomplishments and successes.”
The Small Business Regulatory Review Board of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce Would Like To Hear From You!
If your business is being unnecessarily burdened by out-dated existing state administrative rules or regulations or you feel your voice is not being heard on issues related to existing state administrative rules or regulations then the Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) would like to hear from you! State rules that are out of date or no longer necessary may create an economic burden for small business. In many cases state regulatory agencies are unaware of the negative effects that and out-dated administrative rule may have on a business owner. Small business owners should educate the SBRRB about ineffective, out-of-date existing state regulations that are ripe for reform. To read more about this visit http://commerce.wi.gov/BD/BD-SBRRB.html. Small business owners who wish to have their concerns heard by the SBRRB should contact the Small Business Ombudsmen at COMBDOmbudsman@wisconsin.gov or call (608) 267-0297.
PRESS RELEASE: Kenosha County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club to Host Guest Speaker, Patent Attorney Jill Gilbert
October 22, 2007 The Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce (KACC) is pleased to welcome Patent Attorney Jill Gilbert Welytok as the guest speaker for the next Kenosha County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club slated for Tuesday, November 20, 2007 at the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce (600 52nd St. Ste 113) starting at 5:30 pm…click to read more or print
PRESS RELEASE: Official 2007 Kenosha County’s Map Available. Online Too!
May 11, 2007… In addition to visiting the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce to pick up the new and complimentary Official 2007 Kenosha County map, residents and visitors can now visit www.kenoshaareachamber.com to use Kenosha County’s first user-friendly interactive map… click to read more or print
PRESS RELEASE: Chamber Hosting Roundtable with Governor Doyle
KENOSHA, WI, July 30, 2006 Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle and Helene Nelson, Secretary of the Department of Health and Family Services, to bring a small business roundtable discussion on Governor Doyle’s Healthy Wisconsin Initiative to Kenosha…click to read more or print
PRESS RELEASE: Kenosha Chamber Joins Regional Chamber Coalition: Offers Member Health Insurance Options
July 29, 2005… Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce has recently joined the Regional Chamber Coalition (RCC) that will make additional health insurance options available to our members. RCC’s mission is to pursue solutions to the issue of rising health care costs on behalf of its member businesses…click to read more or print