Employ Milwaukee’s Business Services team works closely with businesses to understand their needs and provide tailored talent solutions including labor market information, recruitment, job readiness training, pre-screening, specialized training, On-The-Job (OJT) training, human resource services, and retention services. Employ Milwaukee wants businesses of all sizes to thrive in Southeastern Wisconsin, whether it’s a small family-owned business, large company with specific staffing needs, or a new employer considering a move to the area.
Meet Our Team
Jeff has been improving community outreach and relations within EMI’s Business Solutions team for 14 years! In his current position as a Business Solutions Manager, Jeff oversees employer engagement, which includes working with local employers to understand their workforce needs, collaborating with EMI Program Managers to fulfill those needs, and coordinating hiring events.
"My vision for Employ Milwaukee's Business Solutions department is to be a recognized and trusted resource for employers."
Jeff can be reached at Jeffrey.McAlister@employmilwaukee.org or 414-270-1733
Kathryn is a Business Sector Specialist and even though they have only been at EMI for a few months, we are excited to have them on our team! Kathryn has worked in workforce development for 18 years. Kathryn analyzes market information, organizes on-the-job trainings, and works with healthcare employers to find solutions for their employment needs.
“I like helping businesses build capacity with their workers. I enjoy seeing Milwaukee’s businesses thrive; the ripple effect it has on everything in the community.”
Kathryn can be reached at email@example.com or 414-270-1791
Carrie Diener, MBA
Carrie Diener is one of our Business Sector Specialist and has been a member of the Employ Milwaukee team for almost 5 and a half years. As a Business Sector Specialist, Carrie works directly with employers to find solutions to their workforce needs. She coordinates hiring events, on the job trainings, and organizes resume and professional development workshops. Carrie takes great pride in developing talent and connecting them to fulfilling employment opportunities.
“I’m passionate about bridging the gap between workforce and employer needs. I love fostering talent management.”
Carrie can be reached at Carrie.Diener@employmilwaukee.org or 414-270-1739
Frederick Nelson has been a member of Employ Milwaukee’s team for over 6 years. Many of our community members recognize Frederick for his work in our Reentry Services department, but he now operates in Business Solutions. As a Business Sector Specialist, Frederick’s primary tasks include assisting and connecting employers with desirable talent, organizing hiring events and continuing to develop EMI’s relationships with local hiring managers.
“By giving someone a job opportunity and them gaining a sustainable wage, it strengthens the families in our communities and contributes to the city’s economic development.”
Fred can be reached at Frederick.Nelson@employmilwaukee.org or 414-270-1738