Oshkosh Corporation Receives Economic Driver Award

Oshkosh Corporation received the Economic Driver award at WEDA’s 3rd annual Community and Economic Development Awards banquet, held September 13th, 2017, at The Edgewater Hotel in Madison. Seven awards were given in six categories: Business Retention and Expansion; Economic Driver (Large and Small); Human Capital; Real Estate Development and Reuse; Economic Development Initiative; and Public-Private Partnership.


Oshkosh Corporation was one of three finalists for the Economic Driver award. Other finalists include Marquis Yachts of Pulaski and Organic Valley of Lafarge.

Pictured left to right: CEO & President of Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation, Jason White | Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Oshkosh Corporation, Ignacio Cortina | CEO of Bachmann Construction, Allan Bachmann

The Economic Driver award recognizes two state businesses for continued investment and job creation at their Wisconsin business operations over a period of years.

Ignacio Cortina & Jason White stand beside Carol Karls, Manager of Community & Economic Development at Wisconsin Public Service. Carol also serves on the the Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation’s Board of Directors.