WGA Staff

WGA Staff
Brandon Scholz
Brandon Scholz

As President and CEO, Brandon Scholz oversees the WGA's programs and operations and serves as the association's main spokesperson on industry issues, legislative concerns and administrative policies.
(608) 210-3305

Michelle Kussow
Michelle Kussow

As Executive Vice President, Michelle Kussow is responsible for developing and maintaining the Grocers Grassroots Initiative legislative program for the WGA. As chief lobbyist for the WGA, Michelle researches positions and tracks legislation on federal and state issues, lobbies on behalf of WGA members in the legislature, and provides necessary information to WGA members so they can understand and play an active role in the political process.
(608) 210-3304

Cheryl Lytle
Cheryl Lytle

As Events Director, Cheryl Lytle is in charge of the WGA's Innovation Expo, including sponsorships, promotions, programming and management of the events. Cheryl manages the annual WGA Golf Outing as well as the silent auctions and other fundraising events. In addition, Cheryl serves as the WGA's point of contact for Wisconsin Grocer magazine ad sales and assists in the production and publication of the Wisconsin Grocer magazine.
(608) 210-3303

Sarah Decorah
Sarah Decorah

As Operations Director, Sarah Decorah serves as the assistant to the WGA president on all administrative duties and is the immediate point of contact for members. Her responsibilities include: assisting with all record and bookkeeping functions, handling member requests for information, and maintaining accounts receivable/payable records. Sarah coordinates the WGA HR Share Group, the Education and Scholarship Foundation and maintains membership files and the coordination of the annual membership dues program.
(608) 210-3302

Dave Kotwitz
Dave Kotwitz

As Executive Director of the WGA's Education & Scholarship Foundation, Dave Kotwitz organizes educational webinars, food certifications classes, and oversees the Nutrition Grant and Your Store Scholarship programs and more!
(608) 931-9278

Mark Stellpflug
Mark Stellpflug

As Member Services Representative, Mark Stellpflug keeps in touch with WGA Members via store visits and phone calls. Contact Mark if you'd like a store visit!
(920)948-4500

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