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CommuniTIES: Exploring economic development in Wisconsin

Welcome to CommuniTIES, the Baker Tilly podcast series where we speak with public sector leaders from across the firm about practical guidance to help governmental entities protect and enhance their value.

In this episode, we introduce our dynamic public sector economic development team from Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors based in Wisconsin, who not only lead development projects in the Badger State, but nationwide.

The hosts discuss the evolution of economic development in Wisconsin, the impact of COVID-19 on communities, the importance of planning and executing development projects strategically, challenges and risks involved, and the various financing tools available to local governments. They also share some current projects the team is involved in that add value and sustainability to communities across the country.

Meet the hosts, our Wisconsin economic development specialists: 

  • Kate Crowley, Principal, Baker Tilly Capital and Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors
  • Brad Elmer, Managing Director, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors
  • Dan Kennelly, Director, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors
  • Jolena Presti, Managing Director, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors

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Baker Tilly understands state and local governments and how an unplanned event such as the COVID-19 outbreak can affect your organization and community. Visit our  Coronavirus Resource Center for state and local governments for additional tools and advice.

For more information on this topic, or to learn how Baker Tilly's economic development specialists can help, contact our team.

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