Board of Directors

President Bryan Helgeson State Farm 608.397.6908
Vice President Andrew Jones Premier Spine Health & Injury
Secretary Nancy Proctor Village of Holmen President
Assistant Secretary Katie Flaherty Precision Chiropractic
Treasurer Vince Ruger Ameriprise
Assistant Treasurer Tommy Paalksnis River Valley Media Group/La Crosse Tribune
Membership Tammy Addleman La Crosse Area Family YMCA
R.W. Hauser Branch
Stacie Lowman Lowman Family Dental
Events Dave Woggon Phoenix Funding Source
Mark Schneider River Bank
Communications Laurie Buchner Bremer Bank
Ryan Rugroden Rugroden Drafting & Design
Webmaster Clarissa Erickson Details Group Tour & Event Planning


Community Appreciation Award Winner:
Congratulations to Karen & Chad McCathie for receiving HBA's 2017 "Community Appreciation Award" at our Annual Banquet.  Karen & Chad have helped beautify Holmen with restoring a number of buildings which in turn brought more business to Holmen.  They are the owners of "Moxy's Salon & Spa" along with "Shiny Objects Boutique".

Presidents Award Winner:
Congratulations to Vince Ruger on receiving the 2017 HBA "President's Award", also at the HBA Annual Banquet.  The award was given out by out-going President, Ryan Rugroden, for Vince's above and beyond service and dedication to HBA.
Business of the Month Winner:
Congratulations to Jennifer Westlie with Hartland Construction, on being our Business of the Month for February!  Watch for more about Jennifer and Hartland Construction in the days to come.

Next Meeting:
Our next membership meeting is Thursday, March 8th, 2018 at the Holmen Area Library (note change of venue). The meeting begins at 12:00 pm.  Our guest speakers will be Tom Thibodeau with Viterbo University, and he will be discussing Servant Leadership.  We will be abbreviating the introductions, reports, etc... so that Mr. Thibodeau will have the majority of the meeting to enlighten us.
You do not have to be a member to attend, so please, be our guest! 

Office of Business Development:
All business owners should get acquainted with the service that this Agency offers. They can help you navigate through doing business with state government, assistance with regulations and more. For your convenience, you can click on the document links below for a Power Point Presentation and/or a brochure for more information.

2017 March Office of Business Development Power Point Presentation

Office of Business Development Brochure




Rent Tables from HBA:
Do you have a party or garage sale planned and need more tables?  Rent them from HBA!  Please contact us to rent 8' tables ($5 each for members, $10 each for non-members).  Call Bryan Helgeson at 608-397-6908

Holmen Area Community Center:
To learn more about the Holmen Area Community Center, please visit their website at