Potawatomi Business Development Corporation, the economic development and income diversification arm of the Forest County Potawatomi Community (FCPC), has named Kurt O’Bryan Chief Executive Officer.
O’Bryan has a long history with the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation. As one of PBDC’s first employees when the company was established in 2002, he played a key role in building the foundation for the corporation. After serving as Chief Operating Officer for three years, he also served on PBDC’s Board of Directors for six years.
“Kurt will be a great addition to the PBDC executive management team with his outside business experience and insight into how tribally-owned businesses succeed and prosper,” said Manny Johnson, PBDC Board Chairman. “We have a tremendous amount of confidence in Kurt’s abilities as we continue to build our business.”
O’Bryan is a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe of South Dakota, and previously served as General Manager of Technology, Sales, and Product Development for FLSmidth Excel, the leading US exporter of heavy duty rock crushing equipment, headquartered in Wales, Wisconsin.
Potawatomi Business Development Corporation
3215 W State Street, Suite 300
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208