Mission

The purpose of Wausau River District, Inc. is to promote

and facilitate the economic vitality and historic

preservation of downtown Wausau for the benefit of the

entire community.

Areas of Focus

Placemaking - Create and enhance a memorable sense of place within the River District.

Business Development - Undertake business retention, recruitment and marketing efforts in the River District.

Residential Development - Advocate for residential development within walking or biking distance to the River District.

 


Thanks to the support of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation!

inwisconsin.com

Proud to be a Main Street America program!

www.mainstreet.org

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Board of Directors

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Alfred Nakhla

Treasurer

Vice President of Commercial Banking at Associated Bank

www.associatedbank.com

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Ann Werth

Former Director of the Wausau Community Development Department

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Deb Rice

General Manager of Jefferson Street Inn

www.jeffersonstreetinn.com

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Gary Gisselman

Librarian/Archivist at the Marathon County Historical Society

www.marathoncountyhistory.org

Alderperson for District 5 in Wausau

www.ci.wausau.wi.us

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Jim Daly

Owner of Daly's Restaruant

www.dalysrestaurant.com

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Jim Schaefer

Owner of River District Antiques

Riverdistrictantiques.business.site

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Joseph Mella

President

Attorney at Ruder Ware L.L.S.C.

www.ruderware.com

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John Prey

 

 

Secretary

Former Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity of Wausau

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Leah Beyer

Talent Acquisition/ HR Specialist at River Valley Bank

www.rivervalleybank.com

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Mark Craig

General Manager of Compass Properties

www.compassproperties.com

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Mark McKinley

Owner of Diamond Showcase

www.wausaudiamond.com

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Mayor Mielke

Mayor of Wausau

www.ci.wausau.wi.us

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Nick O'Brien

Co-Founder, You Are Here

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Katie Rosenberg

 

Integrated Marketing Manager

www.eastbay.com

Marathon Count Board Supervisor for District 1

www.co.marathon.wi.us

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Tammy Dahms

Owner of Isaac's Fine Apparel

www.isaacsapparel.com

 

Staff

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Blake Opal-Wahoske

Executive Director

Blake@WausauRiverDistrict.org

715.218.9457

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Tiffany Lee

Assistant Director

Tiffany@WausauRiverDistrict.org

715.212.5863