Executive Director, WMC Foundation
Vice President of Membership & Partnerships, WMC
Wade Goodsell is Vice President of Membership & Partnerships at Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC). Additionally, he serves as Executive Director of WMC Foundation, an affiliate of WMC. WMC Foundation houses the Future Wisconsin Project, Wisconsin Business World and the Wisconsin Leads Executive Fellowship. In his role, Wade leads WMC Foundation’s strategy and fundraising initiatives.
Prior to joining WMC and WMC Foundation, Wade worked at Baker Tilly in a national consulting and business development role, as well as for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation where he served as Business Attraction Director. While at WEDC, he was recognized as one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultants Connect in 2016. Wade started his career at WMC working in membership and government relations.
Wade serves on the board of the Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing Productivity and has previously been involved in the Industrial Asset Management Council, the National Association of Industrial and Office Professionals and the Wisconsin Economic Development Association.
Wade is a Wisconsin native and a graduate of Bethel University.