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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Joseph Mella

President

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

www.ruderware.com

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John Prey

Former Executive Director at Habitat for Humanity of Wausau

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Judi Pecha

Vice President and Secretary

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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

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Tammy Dahms

Owner of Isaac's Fine Apparel

www.isaacsapparel.com

 

Staff

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Elizabeth Brodek

Executive Director

Elizabeth@WausauRiverDistrict.org

715.297.1829

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Blake Opal-Wahoske

Assistant Director

Blake@WausauRiverDistrict.org

715.218.9457