Our mission is to improve the economic climate by supporting new and existing businesses.

Cole Rabska

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Cole Rabska

Cole has a CVTC diploma in Wood techniques along with a Bachelor of Science degree in Technology Education from UW-Stout. His work experiences include: Middle School/High School Technology Education Teacher at the Drummond Area School District, Maintenance Manager for Grand Pines Resort and Recreation Rental Properties, and General Manager for Telemark Vacation Condominiums.

Cole’s experiences in education and business provide a expanse of knowledge to assist businesses in Bayfield County.

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Business Planning

Site Selection

Funding Assistance

Business Advocacy

Coaching & Mentoring

Management & Staff Training

Marketing Assistance

Workforce Development & Training

Our Board of Directors

The board of directors meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 10:00am. The public is welcome to attend. Please call for the location.

Chad Young, Board President
CEO
Norvado

https://norvado.com/

Colleen O’Shaughnessy, Board Vice President
Partner – Versus Capital Partners, LLC

https://www.veruscapitalpartners.com/

Melissa Martinez, Treasurer
Washburn Chamber of Commerce

https://washburnchamber.com/

Julie Poepping, Board Secretary
Mid-Market Account Representative
Xcel Energy

https://wi.my.xcelenergy.com/s/

Taylor Pearson, Board Past President
Vice President Sales & Operations
Washburn Iron Works

https://washburnironworks.com/

Bambi Pattermann
Dean, Workforce and Economic Development Northwood Technical College

https://www.northwoodtech.edu/campuses/ashland-campus

Melissa Rabska
Director of Operations & Communications
Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board

http://www.nwwib.com/

Mark Abeles-Allison
Bayfield County Administrator

https://www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov/

Jeff Silbert
Bayfield County Supervisor

https://www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov/

Charly Ray
Bayfield County Supervisor

https://www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov/

Jake Hipsher,
Bayfield Electric Cooperative

https://bayfieldelectric.com/

Mike Mikula, CEO
Ashland Ford-Chrysler

https://www.ashlandfordchrysler.com/

Marty Milanowski
Bayfield County Supervisor

https://www.bayfieldcounty.wi.gov/

Annalisa Bermel
President & CEO – CFS, LLC

 

Victoria Ackley
Executive Director
Red Cliff Business Development Corporation

https://www.redcliff-nsn.gov/

THANK YOU TO OUR BUSINESS SUPPORTERS.