David Bartscher Madison, Wisconsin, US
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) is the state chamber of commerce, the state manufacturers’ association and the state safety council. Founded in 1911, WMC is Wisconsin’s leading business association dedicated to making Wisconsin the most competitive state in the nation. We work tirelessly to advance policies that are in the public interest of our state and nation. Currently, the association has nearly 3,800 members that include both large and small manufacturers, service companies, local chambers of commerce and specialized trade associations.
Within Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce are several affiliated organizations:
The WMC Foundation is a non-profit, public educational foundation that sponsors and conducts programs to enhance public education and update the skills of the current workforce. The Foundation’s purpose is to foster a greater understanding of the free enterprise system and issues facing business and industry. The two cornerstones of the Foundation are Business World® and the Wisconsin Safety Council.
The Business World Program is the high school education division of the WMC Foundation. Established in 1982, Business World was created to engage high school students in an academic setting and demonstrate the values of leadership, financial literacy, and free-market enterprise.
The Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) is the state’s leading provider of safety training and programming. Partnering with over 4,000 members to make Wisconsin safer and healthier. Through training at our office or yours, and in many locations around the state, the Wisconsin Safety Council is dedicated to keeping Wisconsin workers safe.