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Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Adds New Staff Member to its Structure; John Umhoefer and Danica Nilsestuen Comment

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Adds New Staff Member to its Structure; John Umhoefer and Danica Nilsestuen Comment


MADISON, WI
Monday, November 14th, 2022

A new face has joined the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) as Danica Nilsestuen takes on her new role. Nilsestuen will be aiding the WCMA as the new Grant and Business Programs Director, supporting an expanding portfolio of member services including member business growth, workforce development, support for dairy business innovation, and more.

Danica Nilsestuen, Grant and Business Programs Director, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association“I’m grateful for the opportunity to join WCMA and serve an industry that helps feed the world,” Nilsestuen commented on her new role. “I’m excited to bring my knowledge and experience to the table to help members meet their business goals and pursue new growth opportunities.”

Nilsestuen brings to her new role more than a decade of experience in business development and workforce innovation, including her management of a multimillion-dollar portfolio of federal grants for the Workforce Development Board of South Central Wisconsin.

Danica Nilsestuen will be aiding the WCMA as the new Grant and Business Programs Director, supporting an expanding portfolio of member services including member business growth, workforce development, and more

As part of the WCMA team, noted the release, she will lead the administration of grant programs through the Association, including monies distributed through the Dairy Business Innovation Alliance, and assist members in finding and pursuing new business development and workforce opportunities.

John Umhoefer, Executive Director, Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association“As WCMA members rise to the challenge of an ever-changing industry landscape, our team is here with a toolbox of resources to support business growth. We’re pleased to welcome Danica and are confident that her skills and expertise will add value for WCMA members nationwide,” said Executive Director John Umhoefer.

Congratulations Danica Nilsestuen on your new role!

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