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Announcing Our New Executive Director

Announcing Our New Executive Director

Wednesday , Nov 13, 2019

Kathy Schmitz will be replacing Bob Egan who will retire at the end of December after seven years of dedicated leadership and service.

Kathy is from Milwaukee and has a proven track record in growing and promoting non-profit organizations. Her key role will be to advance the mission of VCEDC to stimulate economic growth in Vilas County. Kathy has an exceptional background in marketing, communications and strategic planning.

Kathy stepped into her position on November 13, 2019.



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