• Serving Sussex, Lannon and Lisbon in Waukesha County
Mon Mar, 9

What does “ideal health” look like? What is a normal, healthy part of aging versus what is common, but not healthy? Do you have health concerns that you are stuck with for the rest of your life? Could there be something wrong despite the fact that your doctor says your labs are all normal? At [Read more]


Wed Jan, 29

A MESSAGE FROM INCOMING CHAMBER PRESIDENT: JOEL POTTER, WAUKESHA STATE BANK

Greetings, Welcome to a new decade with new enthusiasm for the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce! I am honored to be your Chamber president for the next two years. I have worked in banking for 19 years, and currently I am the Sussex branch manager for Waukesha State Bank. A graduate of the University of [Read more]


Mon Jun, 24

All of these new people are killing our company culture!

By Jason Kayzar, VP Sales & Service, Power Test   Your company is growing, revenues are through the roof and there never seems to be enough time in the day. Everything should smell like roses, but instead it smells like… well, not roses. What the heck happened?   You used to love coming to work. [Read more]


Mon Mar, 11

Thu Mar, 7

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside

Developing from Within vs. Hiring from the Outside Written by: Megan Tzanoukakis Vice President of Supply Chain – Sussex IM With the unemployment rate in Waukesha county at historic lows, it can be especially challenging to find and retain the best talent. Many seasoned employees are nearing retirement, and new positions are being created due [Read more]


Sun Jan, 27

Employee Retention through Recognition

Who can argue the value and importance of employee retention? One of the most significant challenges in today’s business climate is finding motivated employees. Consider the time and expense required to recruit, interview, onboard and train each member of your company’s workforce and consider the ramifications when reliable employees leave for a better position. The [Read more]


Thu Jan, 17

A message from new Executive Director, Dana Breunig

Thank you for welcoming me to the chamber as your Executive Director. I am beyond thrilled to serve our members and promote Sussex and surrounding areas as a great place to live, work, and play. I’m passionate about connecting people and helping businesses thrive.  Together we will work together to advance our local economy – [Read more]


Mon Dec, 17

Meet our Member – Sussex Bowl

Meet our Member: Stephen Hoehnen – Sussex Bowl Sussex Bowl has recently joined the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce and we are so glad they did! In the past 10 years under new ownership, Sussex Bowl has been a growing business and staple in the Sussex Community. The bowling alley is home to over 16 [Read more]


Fri Dec, 7

The Best Job in America

Alright everyone, play along. Any guesses as to the best job in America? Beer taster? Wastepaper basket repairman? Video game tester? Wrong. The best job in America is mine. According to me anyway. But don’t be discouraged, the second best job in America is still available. It’s located at the intersection of passion and purpose, [Read more]


Tue Nov, 13

Hamilton highest performing K-12 district in Waukesha County, third highest in state

State School Report Card: Wisconsin School Report Card data were released today, and the Hamilton School District’s performance once again was among the highest in the state. Hamilton was the highest rated school district in Waukesha County and third highest among Wisconsin’s 367 K-12 school districts.


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