2018 Legislative Update Breakfast featuring a special presentation:
The New Berlin Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present our annual state of the City / County / State - legislative update, featuring presentations and question and answer sessions from the Mayor of New Berlin, The Waukesha County Executive , Chairman of the Waukesha County Board of Supervisors, New Berlin Superintendent of Schools Joe Garza and our local representatives of the State Legislature.
"The Real State of Wisconsin's Economy"
(The Best it's Been in 15 Years)
by the Chief Economist for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation John Koskinen
This year we are pleased to offer a special presentation on the real state of Wisconsin's economy and how are region compares to the rest of the state.
John Koskinen is the Chief Economist for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR). Previously, he was the Administrator for the Division of Research and Policy Analysis at DOR from 2007 to 2015.
Prior to joining the Department of Revenue in 2007, John served as the Staff Economist for the Governor's Budget Office at the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) from 1979 to 2007.
He started his professional career at the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau, moved on to the Department of Commerce, then to graduate school before returning to DOA.
John has testified on Wisconsin's economy before multiple standing committees of the state legislature. He does presentations on Wisconsin's economy to various groups around the state, including state and regional economic development associations, colleges and universities, financial institutions, rating agencies, and trade associations. He is cited as an authority on the state's economy in state and national media.
John has his B.A. and M.A. in Economics from Marquette University. He has done additional graduate studies in Economics at Northwestern University and Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin.
Also invited to attend:
Paul Decker, Chairman
Waukesha County Board of Supervisors
Waukesha County Executive
State Senator State Representative
Leah Vukmir Joe Sanfelippo
State Representative Mew Berlin Mayor Dave Ament
Superintendent of New Berlin School District