A program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Wisconsin State MSEEZ

On June 4, 2019, the U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, launched the Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone (MSEEZ) in the state of Wisconsin.

Established to connect military spouses with companies committed to hiring, MSEEZ are collaborative efforts among the local business, civic, and military communities that establish employment networks in municipalities around the country.

The Wisconsin MSEEZ is chaired by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Rebecca Deschane and Steve Janke.

Pillar Goals for Wisconsin

  • Hiring, Carolyn Moe, LHI, Committee Chairwoman
  • Training, Greg Peltier, CSFL, Committee Chairman
  • Advocacy, Lisa Kluetz, WIANG, and
    Brent Eisberner, Levine Lyon & Eisberner, Committee Co-Chairs
  • Education/Entrepreneurship, Deb Thompson, Stimmi, Committee Chairwoman


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Featured Local Resources for Military Spouses

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MSEEZ Playbook

The MSEEZ Playbook is an overview of how the Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zones work and the best practices involved.

You'll understand why MSEEZ are important and you can download a worksheet to guide you through the process.

Get Involved

Thank you for your interest in becoming involved in your local Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone. Collectively, we will work to break down the barriers to identifying meaningful career opportunities for military families.

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A Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation