Workforce Development


Platinum Investors:






  • Chair: Kurt Voss, AmeriLux International, LLC
  • Vice-Chair: Brian Hanes, Ashwaubenon School District
  • Greater Green Bay Chamber: Sue Zittlow
  • Tim Beno, Hometown  Bank
  • Ron Bernard, Community Volunteer
  • Connie Boerst, Bellin College
  • Dan Bredeson, Humana Insurance
  • Carla Buboltz, Wrightstown School District
  • Greg Davis, UW-Green Bay
  • Jeff Dickert, CESA 7
  • Ann Franz, NEW Manufacturing Alliance
  • Adam Hardy, Achieve Brown County
  • Tom Hedge, FOTH
  • Katie Hess, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Norbert Hill, Community Volunteer
  • Mark Kaiser, Lindquist Machine Corporation
  • Tony Klaubauf, Denmark School District
  • Tanessa Klug, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Bec Kurzynski, Pulaski School District
  • Damian LaCroix, Howard Suamico School District
  • Michelle Langenfeld, Green Bay Area Public School District
  • Karmen Lemke, Wisconsin Public Service Corporation
  • Gary Miller, UW- Green Bay
  • Dave Pisani, Camera Corner Connecting Point
  • Jeff Rafn, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Glenn Schlender, Luxemburg-Casco School District
  • Kevin Shaw, Notre Dame Academy School
  • Jill Sobieck, Brown County United Way
  • Anthony Steffek, Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.
  • Karen Treml, Kewaunee School District
  • Eric Vanden Heuvel, Boys and Girls Club
  • Ben Villarruel, De Pere School District
  • Sue Vincent, Encompass Early Childhood
  • Mike Vogel, Nicolet National Bank
  • Kyle Werych, Connecting-Cultures
  • Chad Wiegand, Schreiber Foods
  • John Zegers, West De Pere School District
  • Jay Zollar, Fox 11/ CW 14
Thank you to our Sponsors:

Workforce development

The Greater Green Bay Chamber’s mission is to strengthen member businesses through enhancing economic and workforce development, resulting in improved quality of life in our community and region. 

The Chamber’s Workforce development department, working in conjunction with the Chamber’s Partners In Education (PIE) board and our economic development department, connects businesses, education and our community workforce partners in providing solutions for the area’s workforce needs. With a constant ear towards our customers, the department accomplishes this by preparing students for the workforce through enhanced career exploration and leadership development along with attraction, retention and engagement of young professionals through adult professional and leadership development. The department is a program provider as well as an engaged partner, convener and connector in helping Greater Green Bay area businesses meet their growing workforce needs. 

For more information, call 920.593.3412. 

Partners in Education investors

Investments support an array of programs to grow and develop our future workforce including Find Your Inspiration , Teen Leadership , Your Future Greater Green Bay  , Career Conversations , and Youth Apprenticeship.  All of our investors are recognized during the Golden Apple Awards  each year.  If you are interested in learning more about investment opportunities, please contact Sue Zittlow at 920-593-3412 or 

Partners In Education Guide
Investor Thank You Book


What is Partners in Education?

Partners in Education's mission is to be the lead organization for identifying, developing and supporting education and business partnerships within Greater Green Bay to help all learners prepare for productive community life and strengthen the economic vitality of the region. Partner's in Education is made up of many investors to support all of the Chamber's workforce development programs. 

For more information on how your organization can help promote workforce development in our region contact Sue Zittlow at 920-593-3412 or

News and Resources

Partners in Education, a program of the Greater Green Bay Chamber, has an amazing partnership with NBC26 to air weekly "Partners in Education" segments highlighting students' achievements - be in volunteerism, scholarships, clubs or other projects. All schools in the NBC26 coverage area are eligible to be considered for highlighting.

Click here to visit the NBC26 site dedicated to "Partners in Education" segments.