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Executive Director
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
September 2017 »
CRA Network of Wisconsin to Launch Soon WEDA will launch several new programs in 2018 after building the foundation...
Friday, July 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
July 2017 »
Private Sector Participation Sought at WEDA’s Fall Convening The workforce development challenge facing our state is...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
May 2017 »
Strategies, Tools and Opportunities As valued members and partners in economic development, you can be sure that WED...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2017 »
Making a Difference As your state association, we strive to provide value and make a difference in yo...
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
July 2016: Executive Director »
Recently, I had the pleasure of going to a Progress Lakeshore Board meeting in Manitowoc.  I am excited to experience...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 2016: Executive Director »
As the summer months come upon us, I know that each of your organizations is working on projects that are driving new init...
Monday, March 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2016: Executive Director »
As spring comes to our communities and the frost leaves the soil, it is a time when people are eager to break ground. In m...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2016: Executive Director Report »
When breaking out the 2016 calendar and hanging it on my refrigerator (yes – I still have a hard copy calendar at my house...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
December 2015: Executive Director Report »
Ch Ch Ch Changes Change.  It is a single word. But when used as a verb it is defined as “make or become dif...
Monday, October 19, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 2015: Executive Director »
Membership – Get Involved in Delivering WEDA’s Value Proposition Over the past year, the WEDA Board of Directors...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
July 2015: Executive Director »
When I first took this job, I expected to have the summer to advance new programming, corporate goals and to conduct outre...
Monday, June 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 2015: Executive Director Report »
WEDA Members Identify Greatest Obstacles and Board Takes Long-Term View As I write this article, the funding and...
Monday, March 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2015 »
Our committee structures are just launching into our 2015 work plans, and it will be an exciting and busy year. With ful...
Monday, January 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2015: Three Year Framework Plan for the Association »
Over the past quarter, the WEDA board and staff have worked diligently to build a framework for the Association to impleme...
Sunday, November 30, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
November Executive Director Report »
It is my honor to serve as the executive director of the Wisconsin Economic Development Association. I am sure that there...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Update, September 2014 »
It’s difficult to be in the Economic Development profession and not be passionate about the work. That is what drives us a...
Thursday, July 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Update, July 2014 »
Good bye, July! The economy seems to continue in a positive direction, and we hope you are all seeing the positive effect...
Thursday, May 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
May 2014 Report »
In the last few weeks Patrick Schloss and I have had the opportunity to introduce WEDA to new potential members and sponso...
Friday, March 21, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
March 2014 Executive Director Report »
Goodbye to Q1, 2014!  Wow, that was fast.  We’re just coming off a very successful Governor’s Conference...
Friday, January 24, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2014 Report: Embracing Our Identity »
The Wisconsin Economic Development Association has done great work for the past 40 years. It's been a networking organizat...
Thursday, November 21, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 2013 Report: Staying Connected »
In economic development it's important to have the most up-to-date knowledge and technical skills.It's also important to h...
Monday, September 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Report, September 2013 »
ED101 for Local Leaders Program Underway This month marks the official launch of the Economic Development training...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Report, July 2013 »
By Kristen Fish, CEcD Each time WEDA surveys the membership, we learn members value three things about their memb...
Thursday, May 23, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Report, May 2013 »
By Kristen Fish, CEcD This year is already whipping by so fast. We've been busy, and if it seems like you've heard that...
Friday, March 22, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Report: Kristin Fish »
Can you feel the momentum of a new year, a new legislature, focused on growing the state's economy? We're so excited to ha...
Monday, January 28, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Update, January 2013 »
Executive Director's Report Kristen Fish, kristen@weda.org It's 2013 and we are gearing up for an exciting year a...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Director Update »
November 2012 Did 2012 go as fast for everyone else as it did for us at WEDA? It was an active year, but it's nothing...

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