Meet Our Team
City of West Allis Economic Development is excited to meet you and learn about your business needs. Schedule a meeting with us to learn more about how we can help take your business to the next level in West Allis, Wisconsin.
Patrick Schloss - Economic development executive director
With over 22 years of experience in economic development, Patrick is passionate about creatively attracting private investment and fostering new small business growth and is responsible for negotiating development agreements for connecting small businesses to valuable resources or technical assistance. Patrick’s work has covered a spectrum of successful projects that include Section 42 tax credit deals, creating a neighborhood association program, guiding the revitalization of neighborhood parks, developing a road map for small businesses to navigate the City’s approval process, and much more. He currently serves as Vice President of First-Ring Industrial Redevelopment Enterprises, Inc (F.I.R.E), is on the Board of Wisconsin Business Development, Inc., and is a Past President of the Wisconsin Economic Development Authority. Patrick loves youth sports offered throughout West Allis, the great small-town feel found in neighborhoods and commercial districts, and enjoys shopping the West Allis Farmers Market for fresh produce to include in his home cooked meals.