Letters from the President

February 28, 2017

Today celebrates the transition of Greater Milwaukee Committee Board Chairman from Ted Kellner to Rich Meeusen. Over the past two years, the GMC has had the pleasure of working with Ted on many initiatives and projects. He has been an incredible champion of the work of...

February 15, 2017

Two businesses opened doors in Milwaukee over the past few months that will impact Milwaukee much more than normal business openings.

Zurn’s new Headquarters building became the first company to locate in the Reed Street Yards, a water technology and research park. And,...

June 15, 2016

As we enter another beautiful Milwaukee summer, we’d like to share some updates on our key initiatives with you. We’re keeping busy at the GMC offices!

Scale Up Milwaukee

Scale Up Milwaukee recently launched a new membership program model; the very first quarterly member...

May 17, 2016

Summer is finally here, but the GMC isn’t slowing down! One of our initiatives in particular, Scale Up Milwaukee, is poised to scale up itself.

In the past month, Scale Up Milwaukee celebrated growth and Scalerator 3 participants at the Celebration of Growth, learned ab...

March 15, 2016

In this month’s and other upcoming president’s columns, I’d like to share some personal stories of success stemming from our initiatives.

Innovation in Milwaukee (MiKE)

College students try to make the most out of their school experience, and Michael Snowden, a business...

February 16, 2016

Originally published in Milwaukee Succeeds’ “Hey It’s Danae!” newsletter

The Greater Milwaukee Committee is proud to be a founding partner of Milwaukee Succeeds. We need community-wide collaboration to educate our children, move Milwaukee forward and redefine our commun...

December 15, 2015

Dear GMC Members and Partners,

Thank you for your continued commitment to the Greater Milwaukee Committee. Together, we are building a global city where all people want to live, learn, work, play and stay. Milwaukee is on the cusp of many transformational changes. Our e...

November 17, 2015

Our Innovation in Milwaukee, or MiKE, initiative is making great strides in connecting companies and organizations with our region’s talent, whether college students, young entrepreneurs, freelancers or seasoned professionals. In 2015, MiKE’s major programming included...

October 15, 2015

Many of you were able to join us for our October membership meeting featuring a pertinent debate over whether K-12 education is the most important issue facing our emerging leaders. At the meeting, we were presented with another perspective – that segregation is actual...

September 15, 2015

The Greater Milwaukee Committee’s initiatives – in which many of you are involved – have unique and important impacts on our community. Two of our initiatives in particular are top-of-mind right now.

As you know, the GMC launched the creative placemaking committee last...

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