Middleton, WI – The Middleton Chamber of Commerce Foundation is proud to introduce “Mission: Workforce Alliance,” a groundbreaking program developed in partnership with Mission Wisconsin. This visionary initiative aims to address the ongoing workforce shortage while propelling economic growth by harnessing the incredible potential of military talent within the state of Wisconsin.
According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs, each year, approximately 250,000 service members and their families transition from active duty, representing a wealth of skills and experiences. The Middleton Chamber Foundation’s, Mission: Workforce Alliance, offers its members access to this exceptional pool of individuals, presenting an unrivaled opportunity to tap into a talent pipeline overflowing with qualified and skilled candidates.
Mission: Workforce Alliance offers a range of key features that benefit both military service and veteran families as well as chamber members. The program serves as a valuable bridge between transitioning service member families and our business community. Chamber members gain access to a diverse pool of talent with varied skills and experiences. The program includes providing professional support to facilitate the seamless integration of these families into the civilian workforce.
“Mission: Workforce Alliance represents a significant step forward in addressing the workforce challenges faced by our community and businesses,” said Kate Miller, Executive Director at the Middleton Chamber of Commerce. “By connecting our members with the incredible talent pool of transitioning military families, we aim to not only fill critical workforce gaps but also honor and support those who have served our nation.”
When asked about the partnership, Steve Janke, CEO of Mission: Wisconsin expressed enthusiasm for expansion of the program. “This partnership with the Middleton Chamber of Commerce represents the first step in providing military talent attraction to a greater percentage of the business community. Leveraging the network and community that the Chamber has allows us to connect more efficiently with small to medium sized businesses while maintaining our high touch concierge services provided to the military community! We look forward to growing this type of partnership throughout the Great State of Wisconsin with the Middleton Chamber of Commerce.”
For more information about Mission: Workforce Alliance and how to participate, please visit mcocfoundation.org.