April 2022 Accelerate Magazine

Students Learn About Future Careers While Helping Community 6
Building a Foundation for Employee Retention 10
How Competitive is Wisconsin? 16
SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS L.H. Krueger and Son, Inc. 8
Time With 'Littles' Has Big Community Impact 12
Business Growth Strategy for Waukesha County 14
Driven By a Mission to 'Believe in Better' 20
SPOTLIGHT ON THE TRADES Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. 22
EXECUTIVE PROFILE Gus D. Hernandez, Commercial Banking Market Leader, Associated Bank 25
Around the County 26
Welcome New Members 27