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.