Building momentum in Racine and Kenosha counties│Ep. 58

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This week’s episode features BizTimes editor Andrew Weiland moderating a panel discussion during the recent Racine/Kenosha County 2035 event. The panel featured  Wes Saber, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Haribo of America, John Batten, CEO of Racine-based Twin Disc, Chad Navis, director of industrial developments at Zilber Property Group and Ted Matkom, Wisconsin market president for Gorman & Company. If you’re interested, additional panel discussions with education and economic development leaders are available on demand at

This event was made possible by our sponsor, Davis and Kuelthau, supporting sponsor the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and partners the Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin, the city of Kenosha, the Kenosha Area Business Alliance, Racine Area Manufacturers and Commerce and the Racine County Economic Development Corp.

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.