Waupun Chamber Extends Interim Role

(Waupun) The Waupun Area Chamber of Commerce has decide to expand the role of one of it’s team.  Casey Despres will be taking on the role of Executive Director.  Hired in the spring of this year Despres served as the Downtown Farmers Market Manager for two seasons before being tapped to fill a role in member relations and event promotions during the leave of the previous Chamber Executive Director.  Chamber President Tyler Schulz spoke about the impact Despres has made saying “ Casey jumped into the interim role with the chamber and successfully executed our Wine Walk and Golf Outing, at the same time , she partnered with the city’s Economic Development team to launch the Brave the Barrels Madison Street Loyalty Program to encourage citizens to patronize downtown businesses I the path of construction.”  The chamber voted to make the role permanent once it was determined that former Executive director Ellie Tenpas would not be returning to her role.