The Milwaukee 7 Effort

Gale Klappa speaking at The Business Journal's Power Breakfast

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Since 2004, Gale Klappa has served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of Milwaukee-based Wisconsin Energy Corporation and Wisconsin Energy’s principal utility subsidiary, We Energies. Klappa joined Wisconsin Energy Corporation in April 2003 as president. He was elected to the company’s board of directors in December 2003.


Klappa discussed the Milwaukee 7 — a regional economic development collaborative among seven counties, the city of Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin — and its mission to attract and retain business in the region.  

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The Business Journal of MilwaukeeMarquette University is a proud sponsor of The Business Journal Power Breakfast. The Power Breakfast is an event series that began in 1997 and quickly became Southeast Wisconsin’s premier business series. Speakers have included business and community leaders who offer insights and perspectives on key issues relating to their industry or the community. Audiences praise the program and speakers, whether they’re related to energy, education or business growth, and Power Breakfast speakers reach key audiences with important business and marketing messages. Thanks to Marquette’s partnership with The Business Journal, you can watch highlights from Power Breakfast speakers only on The Difference Network.

The Business Journal of Milwaukee The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee, a print and online publication, reports on business and financial news in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Washington, Ozaukee and Walworth counties. The award-winning weekly newspaper includes breaking business news, analytical pieces, small business features and extensive records section. It also includes a weekly “Focus” section that highlights business topics of interest to readers, including real estate, banking and health care.




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