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Regional Economic Growth Relies on an Ample, Skilled Workforce
Written by Craig Cook, Ministry Health Care Vice President for Clinical Integration
Wednesday, 20 January 2010 00:30

Craig CookThere's no doubt central Wisconsin's workforce in large part determines our region's economic success or failure. That's why inherent in Centergy's mission to stimulate economic development in central Wisconsin is the need to continually attract, develop and retain its workforce, not just through traditional education, but through programs that address 'K through Gray.'   Read more...

Chambers in Central Wisconsin Play Large Role in Centergy’s Success
Written by Barb Fleisner
Tuesday, 05 January 2010 00:09

Barb FleisnerThere are seven officially designated economic development regions across Wisconsin, with Centergy being located in the middle of them. Centergy, the Central Wisconsin Alliance for Economic Development, is a nonprofit organization created to attract and retain thriving businesses and a high-quality workforce, to foster entrepreneurial activity, and to inspire continuous improvement in our quality of life.   Read more...

Pulling Together a Creative Economy in Central Wisconsin
Written by Mark T. Nelson
Tuesday, 01 December 2009 19:44

Mark NelsonOur national economy has changed tremendously in the last 50 years – moving from an industrial/manufacturing economy toward a knowledge-based economy. This transition has required reworking rules, practices and even definitions of success.

Today's knowledge-based economy is dependent upon creative people. Not merely "creative arts" types – but creative people who thrive in flexible environments with multi-disciplinary teams.  Read more...
Cooperation is Key for Centergy Legislative Advocacy
Written by Administrator
Wednesday, 21 October 2009 00:00

Brad ZweckLast April, an enthusiastic group of 50 central Wisconsin business and community leaders descended on the State Capitol in Madison as part of an annual event to raise awareness about promising initiatives to help our area grow and prosper.

The event, known as Central Wisconsin Days, is one of several key initiatives created by Centergy, the regional nonprofit economic development corporation serving central Wisconsin.  Read more...

New Tool Aids Regional Recruitment Efforts
Written by Victoria Strobel
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 06:24

Victoria StrobelCentral Wisconsin is home to companies large and small who are here because of the dependable, highly skilled labor force and the quality of life.

At the same time, as businesses grow leaner and budgets trimmer, having the right people in the right jobs is more critical than ever.

We know quality talent may be more willing to relocate during times of high unemployment, yet organizations still face challenges when it comes to making that happen.  Read more...

Centergy – The Power of Regional Collaboration
Written by Bill Tehan, Ruder Ware
Tuesday, 25 August 2009 01:15

Bill TehanNow, more than ever, it is very important for leaders from throughout Central Wisconsin to come together in a collaborative alliance to increase the economic prosperity of our region. Recent economic conditions have made it very apparent that the strong regions of our state will be those which work together to developtheir workforce, businesses, and community organizations and build upon their unique strengths and resources.   Read more...