This week on Community Matters, Jayne Herring visits with Nicole Ryf, the new Executive Director of the Kenosha Area Business Alliance. We will meet Nicole and learn about key initiatives of KABA.
THE KENOSHA AREA BUSINESS ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES ITS NEXT PRESIDENT
Nicole is a nationally recognized economic development professional with more than 15 years of experience in public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Over the course of her career, she has worked in multiple states at the local, county, regional, and state levels, including the Texas Governor’s Office of Economic Development & Tourism. She has assisted CEOs of Fortune 500 companies with their headquarters relocations, traveled the world to meet with business leaders, and led efforts to build the emerging offshore wind industry in Virginia.
Nicole’s combination of experience, skills, vision, and personal qualities make her the perfect leader to bring Kenosha County into an exciting new era of growth. She holds a Master of Science in urban planning from UW-Milwaukee, and a Bachelor of Arts from UW-Madison. Most recently, Nicole served as the Executive Director at the Waukesha County Center for Growth. She replaces Todd Battle, who left at the end of last year, having led the organization since 2004.