From an economic standpoint, Walworth County is still very strong. This is good for local businesses and good for businesses looking to locate here.
Come find out more about the state of the county, including state and region perspectives. This is a great opportunity to learn how our taxes are being spent, as well as the tax implications for the future and how this all impacts business development going forward.
Mark Luberda assumed the role of County Administrator in January 2020. He has nearly 30 years’ experience as a local government manager, having most recently served as the Director of Administration for the City of Franklin, WI, where he worked for 13 years. He has previously worked for the Town of Caledonia, Kenosha County, and the Geneva National Resort homeowners associations. He has a Masters of Public Administration from Indiana University. Luberda was born in Hammond, IN, and grew up in the neighboring communities of Lynwood, IL, and Munster, IN. Despite working for the County since only January of 2020, he has lived in Williams Bay, for over 14 years, with his wife, Linda Luberda, who works as a teacher’s aide at the Williams Bay School District.
Tom Walsh is a Labor Market Economist for the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD). Tom started covering the seven county southeastern Wisconsin region in March of 2019. Prior to this position, he was a Data Analyst for Milwaukee Area Technical College and worked in multiple roles for DWD.
Rob Henken is the President of the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Rob joined the Wisconsin Policy Forum (previously Public Policy Forum) in 2008. Rob has authored or co-authored four reports that won national awards from the Governmental Research Association. He was named one of Milwaukee’s 100 most influential leaders in The Milwaukee Business Journal’s annual “Power Book” in 2012 and one of Milwaukee’s “Game Changers” by M Magazine in 2013.