Who We Are

As a 501(c)3 focused on spurring economic development, RCEDC’s mission is to grow Racine County’s property tax base and provide employment opportunities in Racine County. Our staff provides businesses with services needed to complete expansion, relocation, financing, and talent recruitment projects.

RCEDC’s financial and technical support is provided by our dedicated staff through:

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    Our Staff

    Executive Director
    Jenny Trick
    Deputy Director
    Laura Million
    Marketing Director
    Yoav Meiri
    Business Recruitment Specialist
    Jordan Brown
    Loan Officer
    Wesley Walsh
    Loan Officer
    Brittany Helf
    Portfolio Servicing Specialist
    Andrea Safedis
    Credit Analyst
    Raquel Reyes
    Economic Development Specialist
    Cassandra Glenn
    Credit Analyst
    Grace Joslin
    Loan Closing Specialist
    Diane Albrecht
    Loan Servicing Specialist
    Sarah Howe
    Accounting Specialist
    Kelsey Gutke

    Our Leadership Council

    NameLeadership PositionRepresenting
    Brian Agen*4th Vice PresidentVice President l Human Resources, Modine Manufacturing Company
    James Andreucci Jr.Tax Principal, Manufacturing and Distribution
    CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
    Andrea BukacekCEO
    Bukacek Construction
    David DeGrootPublic Sector MemberPresident
    Village of Mount Pleasant
    Jonathan Delagrave*Public Sector MemberCounty Executive
    Racine County
    Sheronda Glass*Treasurer:Associate Vice Chancellor
    Marchelle Gonzales*5th Vice PresidentSenior Director, Manufacturing Operations
    SC Johnson
    David Griffith*PresidentPresident
    Griffith Capital Management, LLC
    Jeff GruhnVice President
    Ania HornerPresident
    Advocate Aurora Medical Center Burlington and Lakeland
    Don HoustonPresident
    Village of Waterford
    Jean JacobsonChairman
    Town of Norway
    Elizabeth JostManager Gas Engineering & Mapping, Gas Distribution Asset Management
    We Energies
    John KorakoKnapp MFG., INC.
    Tom KramerCounty Board Chairman
    Racine County offices
    Karla Krehbiel*3rd Vice PresidentRegional President, Southeast
    Johnson Financial Group
    Cory Mason*Public Sector MemberMayor
    City of Racine
    Kristin McManmonPresident
    Douglas NelsonPresident
    Village of Yorkville
    Brett Nielsen*SecretaryBusiness Relationship Officer
    Educators Credit Union
    Nikki PaynePublic Involvement and Outreach Manager
    Ritu RajuPresident
    Gateway Technical College
    David NavinPresident
    Spee Dee Packaging Machinary, Inc
    Wesley Ricchio*2nd Vice PresidentExecutiver Vice President
    Community Banking Group Head at Town Bank
    Mike RosenbaumPresident
    Village of Sturtevant
    Nick RuetzPresident - All Integrated Solutions
    Jon SchultzPublic Sector MemberMayor
    City of Burlington
    Tony SimpsonState Government Affairs
    CNH Industrial
    Andrew VogelSenior Commercial Banking RM
    BMO Harris Bank
    Thomas WeatherstonPresident
    Village of Caledonia
    Steve WicklundPresident
    Village of Union Grove
    Landon Wirth*1st Vice PresidentDirector of Mortgage Financing
    Wangard Partners
    *Denotes Board of Directors Member

    Loan Advisory Committee

    Arlene MartinThe Huntington National Bank
    Jeff MolinskiCNH Industrial Capital
    Robert PieroniCommunity State Bank
    Amanda RomanDomina Consulting, Inc.
    GeorgAnn StinsonAfrican American Chamber of Commerce Greater Racine
    Devon ThomasAccounting & Business Services, Inc.
    Nicholas G VerhaalenDeMark, Kolbe & Brodek, S.C.
    Landon WirthWangard Partners, Inc.

    Racine Development Group (RDG) Loan Committee

    John CrimmingsFirst Weber Group Realtors
    Paul FehrenbachBMO Harris Bank
    John KaldemTri City National Bank
    Anthony LeachBMO Harris Bank, Commercial Banking
    Thomas A. MooreJohnson Financial Group
    Q.A. Shakoor IITwin Disc, Inc.
    Gina SorensonU.S. Bank
    Jenny TrickRCEDC
    Sam WahlenJP Morgan Chase Bank

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