From the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI)

September 19 2020

It was announced today that Andrew Bergholz, Co-Owner of TAPCO (Traffic & Parking Control Co.), Inc will serve as the new Chairman of the Wisconsin Procurement Institute (WPI). TAPCO (Traffic & Parking Control Co., Inc.) is a 65 year old Wisconsin based business headquartered in Brown Deer, Wisconsin dedicated to manufacturing, distributing and servicing the latest innovations in traffic and safety to government and commercial customers.

Mr. Bergholz succeeds William Hughes, Partner Husch Blackwell, who has served as Chairman since 2015 and served on the board since 1995. Mr. Hughes will continue to serve as a board member.

“I am very proud to have served as Chairman for the past years and look forward to continuing my work with WPI leadership. WPI is a tremendous asset to Wisconsin businesses that seek to obtain federal, state and local government contracts,” commented Mr. Hughes.

In addition, WPI’s board confirmed 2 new members:

  • Paul C. Darley is Chairman, CEO & President of W.S. Darley & Co. Founded in 1908, W.S. Darley & Co is a fourth-generation family business, led by Paul and an executive team that has transformed this 111-year-old company into a world leader in the firefighting and defense industries.
  • David Zvenyach, Principal Zvenyach LLC. Dave has unique expertise on all things public sector; he’s held positions in all three branches of government, as well as at the federal, state, and local levels. 

WPI Contact: Aina Vilumsons,