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View the map below to contact your regional economic development director for business or community development support.

Mary Gage
Vice President, Business & Community Development
608.210.6750

Seyoum Mengesha
Minority Business Development Director
608.210.6880

For information about the Wisconsin Main Street Program or Connect Communities, contact:

Jason Scott
Community Development Director
Wisconsin Main Street Program
608.210.6790

Aaron Hagar
VP, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
608.210.6825

Ed Javier
Entrepreneurship Program Director
608.210.6850

Chris Schiffner
Senior Technology Investment Manager
608.210.6826

Joey Frayne
Technology Investment Manager
608.210.6871

Katy Sinnott
VP, International Business Development
608.210.6838

Stanley Pfrang
Senior Market Development Director
Europe, Central Asia, Middle East
608.210.6777

Chad Hoffman
Market Development Director
Canada, Australia, France, United Kingdom, India, Africa
608.210.6890

Fanfu Li
Market Development Director
East and Southeast Asia
608.210.6868

Francisco Carrillo
Market Development Director
Latin America, Caribbean, Spain and Portugal
608.210.6757

Fanfu Li
Market Development Director
Asia
608.210.6868

Francisco Carrillo
Market Development Director
Mexico, Central America and Spain
608.210.6757

Melissa Hughes
Secretary and Chief Executive Officer
608.210.6701

Sam Rikkers
Chief Operating Officer
608.210.6807

Natalya Krutova
Controller
608.210.6753

Jennifer Campbell
Chief Legal Officer
608.210.6811

Brooklyn Mashaw
Compliance Director
608.210.6816

Amy Young
Senior Director of Public Policy
608.210.6711

Justin Phillips
Legislative Liaison
608.210.6763

John Parrish
Program and Policy Advisor
608.210.6869

Marcy West
Director, Office of Rural Prosperity
608.210.6896

Danielle Jones
Director of Rural Initiatives
608.210.6842

Kietra Olson
Rural Initiatives Manager

Lew Blank
Intern, Climate Equity Map Project

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORS

WEDC has two headquartered work locations in Madison and Milwaukee.  Additionally, WEDC’s 13 Regional Directors live and work throughout the state in the communities they serve.

To locate your REDD, hover over the map on the left to view their contact information.

You may also contact the following individuals:

Mary Gage
Vice President, Business and Community Development
Email or call 608.210.6750
Tina Chitwood
Senior Economic Development Director, Regions 5, 6 and 7
Email or call 608.210.6733
Tim Weber
Senior Economic Development Director, Regions 1-4 and 8-10
Email or call 608.210.6772
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