About the Chamber

The Whitewater Chamber of Commerce is a business association that serves the areas local businesses by bringing business owners and the community together through events and promotions. 

Our membership of businesses and individuals is dedicated to keeping Whitewater as the perfect place to live, learn, work, play and dream through support and encouragement of local community members.

Our vibrant Whitewater community brings together the perfect combination of university life and small-town hospitality. Whitewater is best known as a safe, walkable community with tons of biking, hiking, and walking trails.


The Whitewater Chamber of Commerce is a community organization that supports growth in business and education.




Support and speak on behalf of our local businesses and community members


Promote engagement & participation to strengthen our relationships and bring us closer together


Provide guidance & direction to help our members achieve their goals and success 

Office Staff

Kathleen Felming

Associate Director

For over 20 years, Kathleen has enjoyed serving the tourism and business community in Whitewater.  When she was looking for a community to start her new business and raise her young family, Whitewater stood out for its vibrate, supportive small businesses.  She has since sold her business, but her heart still belongs to the soul of Whitewater, it’s people.  Kathleen enjoys finding new and creative ways to see the people and businesses in Whitewater thrive.

Erika Schwalbe

Administrative Assistant 

Erika Schwalbe is a senior marketing student at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and the Associate Director at Discover Whitewater. Erika is passionate about using her talents to help Whitewater prosper.