When businesses grow, there is a positive ripple effect that touches communities and individuals. From corporate citizens to their employees (and families) to residents – everyone wins. Your growth…that’s our passion.

Get to know the leaders of our team.

About Us

Christian G. Tscheschlok, CEcD

Executive Director

With over 20 years as an economic development professional in locations as far flung as Slovakia to as close as right here, Christian has developed a reputation for getting deals done. His practical expertise includes capital structuring, incentive packaging, expansion and attraction project management, brownfield redevelopment, and workforce development.

Business leaders and government officials at all levels have sought his consulting on a range of complex growth and development matters core to their success. Christian’s background and connections make him uniquely capable of cutting through the complex to deliver results that benefit both businesses and the communities in which they reside.

About Us

Dan Anhalt

Senior Director, Consultative Services

An industry veteran of over 36 years in roles within both the private and public sector, Dan brings a variety of knowledge in the areas Organizational Change, Finance, Economic Development, Organizational Development Strategic Planning and Human Resources.

His background at senior levels, within both private and public sectors, has allowed him to create and manage change and growth strategies to address complex issues facing those organizations. He has worked extensively with government and business leaders in our communities.

About Us

Sarah Stern

Executive Support Operations

Sarah has over 19 years of administrative experience and has effectively supported and represented multiple C-level executives. With a keen eye for detail and an ability to seamlessly manage multiple projects at once, she brings an indispensable expertise in scheduling and correspondence to EDWC.

Sarah is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Mass Communication.  In her role, Sarah graciously represents the face of EDWC when meeting and corresponding with both prospects and existing clients.

About Us

Pat Thomey

Business Consultant / Revolving Loan Fund Chair

Pat is a broad-based, versatile business leader who has assisted more than 300 companies with strategic and tactical business planning and implementation. His CPA background includes serving as a business adviser with a Big 8 accounting firm and as CFO and COO for publicly and privately held companies ranging from small, technology driven start-ups to global companies with market caps from $1 million to $5 billion.

Pat’s credentials include McKinsey-trained strategic implementer, Ashridge University (England) Strategic Management Program, Center of Creative Leadership: Global Leadership Program and WMEP: Lean Manufacturing, Entrepreneur Coach. He currently chairs EDWC’s Revolving Loan Fund Committee.

Get to Know Our Contributing Investors & Board of Directors

The services that the EDWC provides are made possible through a collaboration of private and public partners. In addition, we are supported by a robust Board of Directors made up of leaders from a variety of industries within Washington County.

Our partners and Board and the EDWC share the same common goal, and that is to make Washington County a prosperous place to grow companies for the creation of quality jobs and wealth.

View EDWC Investors
View EDWC Board of Directors


EDWC’s customers consistently share that our distinctive process has given them an edge. We call it the “winning curve,” which combined with EDWC’s unparalleled expertise delivers “wow” through accelerated results and an exceptional experience.

About Us
About Us


We start by understanding what you want to achieve and the obstacles you face.  We uncover what matters—targeting your challenges, your opportunity, your goals, your needs, and your timing.

About Us


Through use of sophisticated analytics, we efficiently sort through the complex options you face and customize an approach through simple, revealing intelligence.

About Us


EDWC’s team hones the relevant to innovatively forge clear pathways and make sound decisions.  We offer data-driven counsel and work products that enable you to peek around corners, mitigate risk and reliably drive to success.

About Us


Optimized outcomes for maximum value are the byproduct of the specialized skills and expertise we contribute to every project. Whether authoring documents critical to the deal or navigating approvals, we remove barriers and negotiate to win-win at your speed.

About Us

“EDWC provided direct consultative assistance with discussions with various governments. I appreciated the energy and experience of EDWC.”

– Tom Dottl, VP Finance, Signicast
About Us

2151 North Main Street      West Bend, WI 53090      262-335-5769