Oshkosh, Wisconsin – The Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation announces the addition of Kathy Griese to the position of Director of Economic Development. In this role, Kathy will oversee Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) and Access Capital for Greater Oshkosh along with entrepreneurial support and project facilitation. Kathy’s position will encompass business outreach throughout the Greater Oshkosh area as a part of the organization’s regional approach.

“We are delighted for Kathy to join our team and excited to expand upon our business retention and expansion program and outreach within the community,” said Tricia Rathermel, President and CEO of Greater Oshkosh EDC. “Kathy’s background in Business Development and knowledge of Oshkosh makes her a huge asset to our team.” Kathy comes to Greater Oshkosh EDC with extensive experience in accounts management and event production, previous roles include Sr. Business Development Manager with EAA and Sr. National Accounts Manager with J.J. Keller and Associates.

A proud Oshkosh resident and Wisconsin native, Kathy is excited to join the team and impact the greater Oshkosh area. “I am excited to connect with area business leaders and develop programs to assist our businesses and community members.”

Founded in 2015, Greater Oshkosh EDC exists to preserve the health of existing companies, foster a positive entrepreneurial environment, connect companies to workforce and talent development resources, enhance the business climate and promote the quality of life in the greater Oshkosh area. For more information, visit greateroshkosh.com.

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