Industry Leading Ag Manufacturing

Award Winning Cheese

Excellence Through Engineering

Craft Breweries & Micro Distillery

New Glarus Brewing Company

Entrepreneurial Innovation

Agricultural Production


The Green County Development Corporation (GCDC) can help you Discover why Green County is the place for your company to grow and prosper. Whether you’re starting a new business, growing an existing business or looking for a new location, GCDC is your source for community data, available buildings and sites, labor force information and demographics. We can also help you access incentives and financial assistance programs that will help make your project a reality. Please contact us with any questions. All contacts and discussions are held in confidence.

Thank you for visiting our website. We look forward to working with you.


Who do you know who:

  • Has a business idea and needs help figuring out where to start?
  • Would be ready to open a business – just needs help finding and applying for loans?
  • Has a new business and needs help attracting customers?
  • Is great at providing products and services, but struggles with the “business stuff”?
  • Would like to expand their business, but wonders if now is the right time?
  • Is wondering how to pivot and adapt their business to changing circumstances?
  • Wants to sell their business, or transition ownership to the next generation?
  • Needs help figuring out disaster funding, and wants someone who “gets it” to guide them through the process?

We can help!

Free, confidential business consulting services

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Or contact SBDC Business Consultants Jason Schliep at 608-215-3915 or

Nora Roughen-Schmidt at 608-716-9441

or email either of them at




Childcare Business Accelerator

Now is a great time to start a childcare business, get regulated or hire new employees. We have one-on-one business assistance, peer mentoring, education classes and funding to ensure your childcare business is strong and sustainable to meet the needs of families, children and employers. (Click here to learn more!)

Meet our community and industry partners