September 27, 2019

Milwaukee, Wis., September 27, 2019– The Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (HWCC) has named Zongcheng Moua to serve as interim executive director.

“Zongcheng has been a long time HWCC advocate. We are confident he will provide great leadership during this transition period as we seek to find a permanent replacement for May yer who accepted a position with WHEDA,” said Rebecca Yang, co-chair of th...

September 9, 2019

Milwaukee, Wis., September 9, 2019 – The Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (HWCC) announced today that May yer Thao has officially resigned as Executive Director, effective September 8, 2019. As a testament of her transformative work with HWCC, Thao has been selected by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to serve as Assistant Deputy Director for the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authorit...

August 2, 2019

The National Chair of the DNC’s Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Caucus, Bel Leong-Hong, met with Hmong business owners and Asian American community leaders in Milwaukee on July 19, to discuss ways to make sure they benefited from the economic impact of the convention next year and were not left behind as the city’s forgotten minority group.


The Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (HWCC) hos...

July 18, 2019

In 2018 Vanexa Yang and Martika Lee co-own and created a unique mobile cocktail catering, beverage & bartending service call Your Bar 2Go.  With their 20 years of collective experience in the wedding, food and beverage industry, they created Your Bar 2Go to fill in the gap to bring more options to personalize bar service to events such like weddings, graduations, reunions, anniversaries, birthdays...

March 1, 2019

Have you ever felt like you have so much more to offer the world- and you are stuck working back office, completing paper work week after week?  In the spring of 2017, I started day dreaming about doing something more….I took a leap of faith and did something for myself that changed my life.  I applied for a position with American Family Insurance, Mica Meunier Lawrence Agency. In my interview wit...

August 2, 2018

On August 1, 2018, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC) announced the Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce as one of seven grant awardees through its Community First Capacity-Building Grant. The program is in its second year and is intended to strengthen community development in Illinois and Wisconsin. “Our communities prosper when there is opportunity for all,” said Suzi Thackston, FHLBan...

August 2, 2018

HWCC and First American Capital Corporation (FACC) announced earlier this week that Wells Fargo will award a $250,000 Diverse Community Capital (DCC) grant to the collaborative in support of Wisconsin American Indian and Hmong/Southeast Asian small businesses.  The grant is one of thirteen funded nationwide in Round 5 of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business: Diverse Community Capital (DCC...

June 13, 2017

Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Satellite Office in Wausau Now Open,

Supporting Entrepreneurship in Hmong and Southeast Asian American Communities.

The Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce (HWCC) invites the community to attend its Wausau Satellite Office Meet and Greet on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm. The event will be held at HWCC’S satellite office located at 1109 6th St., Wausau,...

May 30, 2017

What do you do when hardworking employees risk losing their jobs because a company might be sold out-of-state?

Former HWCC Board President Kate Hill and her husband Don, responded to that by purchasing the business, TIE, now a division of Dakonte Product Group, Inc., a company that oversees several product lines, from industrial envelopes to menu covers.

This acquisition ensured job security for the...

May 19, 2017

This week on Asian American Heritage Month: We highlight one of our Board of Directors, Hua Moua Conry!

Hua Moua Conry is an Art Director for Kohl’s Department Stores at their corporate headquarters in Menomonee Falls, WI. She has been an Art Director for four years and has been in the creative industry for ten years. At Kohl’s, she creates the vision for elevated catalogs and promotional event cam...

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