Dan Klasen, president of Tech Upgrade, Inc., wasn’t expecting to relocate his business from
The Milwaukee Region’s proximity to Chicago, its large manufacturing sector and its available pool of non-skilled workers have proven to be the perfect ingredients for William Beckett to grow his business.
“The services we provide are hand-type work that you can’t automate or don’t want to automate,” he says of Chryspac, a contract packaging firm that provides packaging, light assembly, quality inspections, sorting and fulfillment services. “Milwaukee has a very large and underutilized low-skilled workforce that is ideal for our work.” Learn more...
Tina ChangTina Chang is no stranger to “big ponds.” She hails from New York City and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison before coming to Milwaukee to work for a national consulting firm.
Once here, she quickly came to realize the region’s potential. Seven years ago she became majority owner of SysLogic, a custom software development and IT consulting firm. Now she has no reason to leave. Learn more...
Frontier Medical Products & Beechwood Cheese Factory
Mark Rolison’s entrepreneurial spirit doesn’t allow him to sit still for long. Since moving to
Then commercial real estate caught his eye. “I had always wanted to own my own business,” Rolison says. Learn more...
Eric and Mary IsbisterA business culture focused on getting things done, a strong infrastructure and a workforce “thirsty to learn.” That’s what has impressed Eric and Mary Isbister who moved to the Milwaukee Region from the East Coast in 1997 to run General MetalWorks Corp., a Mequon-based metal fabricator.
DeLay is a research analyst for Robert W. Baird & Co., a leading full-service investment firm that has been named to Fortune's “100 Best Companies To Work For” for three consecutive years. Learn more...
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