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Portage County Business Council
Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development
5501 Vern Holmes Dr.
Stevens Point, WI 54482
Phone: (715) 344-1940
Fax: (715) 344-4473
Email: info@portagecountybiz.com

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Michael Witte
Executive Director

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Karen Myers
Director of Programs
and Events

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Holly Fox
Director of Talent Development

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Deb Zaske
Director of Marketing & Communications

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PORTAGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL/FOUNDATION

Executive Committee

 

Craig Aittama – President, Delta Dental of Wisconsin

Kate Budd – Vice President, Ki Mobility

Brian Formella –Treasurer/Secretary, Anderson O’Brien

Ray Ackerlund – Past President, Skyward

Derek Nest – Advisor, CliftonLarsonAllen

Amy Boston – Member at Large, Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

Andrew Halverson – Member at Large, Ellis Construction

Kevin Schleicher – Member at Large, Wysocki Family Companies

Todd Schroeder – Member at Large, Sentry

 

PORTAGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL/FOUNDATION

Board of Directors

 

Bobbi Damrow, Mid-State Technical College

Tom Davies, Village of Plover

Jake Feltz, Feltz’s Farm and Dairy Store

Rachael Gadbois, The Pineries Bank

Thomas Gibson, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

Allen Haga, Portage County

Cory Hirsbrunner, Stevens Point Area Public School District

Kevin Kirschbaum, D1 Training Stevens Point

Megan Kuckkahn, Point Title LLC

John Pavelski, Portage County

Eric Powers, AIG

Todd Reilly, Keller Williams, The Real Estate Group

Nancy Roth-Mallek, Aspirus

Lisa Sobczak, ABR Employment Services

Candace Taylor, Associated Bank

Mike Wiza, City of Stevens Point

Tim Worth, The Worth Company

 

PORTAGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL/FOUNDATION                 

Board of  Advisors

 

Dan Ault, Village of Plover

Jodi Becker, Almond-Bancroft School District

Sara Brish, Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

James Delikowski, Tri-County School District

Ryan Kernosky, City of Stevens Point

Derek Nest, CliftonLarsonAllen

Ben Nusz, Mid-State Technical College

Michael Richie, Tomorrow River School District

Heidi Uitenbroek, Stevens Point Christian Academy

Cindy Weber, Pacelli Catholic Schools

Jim Wegner, St. Paul Lutheran Church & Grade/Middle School

Representative of Rosholt School District

PORTAGE COUNTY BUSINESS COUNCIL/FOUNDATION
Past Board Presidents 

2021       Ray Ackerlund – Skyward
2020       Derek Nest – CliftonLarsonAllen
2019       Jim Firminhac – WoodTrust Bank 
2018       Deb Marten – Marten Machining 
2017       Doug Ballweg – Delta Dental of Wisconsin 
2016       Erik Carlson – Ellis Contruction
2015       Keith Pilger – Anderson O’Brien
2014       Keith Pilger – Anderson O’Brien
2013       Dave McHone – CW Mgt Svc, LLC.
2012       Ed Spencer – Donaldson Company, Inc.
2011       Jeff Peterson – Clifton Gunderson
2010       Rick Flugaur – Anderson Law       
2009       Pam Jewell – Blenker Companies
2008       Brad Neet – St. Michael’s Hospital
2007       Jim Anderson – Ellis Construction              
2006       Mike Lensmire – Clifton Gunderson, LLP
2005       Peggy Sullivan – Sentry Insurance


 

 

2004       Dennis Peterson – Delta Dental
2003       Dane Gregory – 3D Corporation
2002       Ron Wessels – BankOne               
2001       Ron Wessels – BankOne               
2000       Torren Pies – Anderson Law Firm
1999       Andy Risberg – Stept Realty         
1998       Paul Adamski – Pineries Bank
1997       Jeff Martin – St. Michael’s Hospital
1996       Al Noel – Sentry Insurance           
1995       Jerry O’Brien – Anderson Law Firm
1994       Don Kropidlowski – Anchor Bank              
1993       Dick Judy – R. J. Associates           
1992       Jim Ford – 1st Financial Bank
1991       Jim Harmon – Basic Amer Food
1990       Terry Rothmann – M&I Bank
1989       Al Noel – Sentry Insurance
1988       Bill Werner – Marine Bank
1987       Howard Johnson – St. Michael’s Hospital

Room Rental

The Portage County Business Council Foundation room is ideal for staff meetings, retreats, sales presentations, and employee training sessions. The room has the ability to seat up to 50 individuals, depending on the layout. There are 10 eight-foot tables and 45 chairs included in the rental fee.  To learn more about renting our space, please see our Meeting Room Flyer, our Room Rental Rates and our Room Rental Contract.