WPI is pleased to add Guy Mascari to its Board of Directors

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute is pleased to announce Guy T. Macscari has joined its Board of Directors. Mr. Mascari is the Executive Director and CEO of the Milwaukee Regional Innovation Center, Inc (MRIC).

Mr. Mascari oversees one of the most successful research and science parks in the Country. The park serves approximately 115 businesses, employing over 4500 people. Mr. Mascari also manages a small quasi-endowment of about $6.4 million. This fund includes $100,000 that is set-aside for angel investments in start-up and early stage enterprises.  Mr. Mascari is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and serves on numerous boards and civic organizations including: the Small Business Committee of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Strategic Planning Committee of the Wauwautosa Public Library and the Wauwautosa Chamber of Commerce, where is he currently serves as President.

“We are pleased to have Mr. Mascari joining the Executive Board of the Wisconsin Procurement Institute.  Guy brings a unique knowledge and expertise to the table which will support WPI’s work and mission to bring more federal dollars to Wisconsin.” said Bill Hughes, Partner, Husch Blackwell and Chairman of WPI’s Board of Directors.

Guy Mascari joins WPI Board Chair Bill Hughes and Board members, Andrew Bergholz, TAPCO; Richard Deschauer, Leonardo DRS; Jean Marie Thiel, Belonger Corporation; Todd Bentley, Bentley World Packaging; James Kerlin, Beyond Vision, Rod Copes, Heale Manufacturing; Baly Ambegaoker, CENTERPOINT Inc.; Herb Miller, Michels Corporation; Steve Cummings; Sean Ketter, Oshkosh Corporation; Jim Schutt, Schutt Industries; Barb LaMue, New North and Aina Vilumsons, WPI.

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Honors Wisconsin Procurement Institute

The Wisconsin Procurement Institute was recently honored by the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs for its work within the veteran community.
The award reads:
“This plaque is presented to the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI) for appreciation and support in partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs to host the nation’s first “US Department of Veterans Affairs State Opportunity Showcase (SOS).” WPI’s continued support in working with this agency to assist veterans with becoming an entrepreneur and teaching them how to access state and federal contracts sets the example for all others to follow. The support, effort and results provided by the WPI team are commendable.”

View additional information here: DVA Award Release