Corry Joe Biddle
Corry Joe serves as the vice president of Community Affairs for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC), promoting the association’s mission to improve metro Milwaukee as a place to invest capital, grow business and create jobs. She is also the executive director of FUEL Milwaukee, the MMAC’s talent attraction and retention organization serving young professionals. Corry Joe is responsible for the oversight and development of programs, services and events benefiting FUEL’s members and corporate sponsors. She’s also involved in the development of MMAC’s workplace talent initiative, “Making Milwaukee a Region of Choice for Diverse Talent,” which seeks to increase the numbers of African American and Latino/Hispanic professionals in leadership roles.
Formerly the executive director of America’s Black Holocaust Museum, Corry Joe offers a unique perspective on the relationship between diversity, economic development and community engagement.
Corry Joe graduated from Mount Mary College with degrees in business administration and professional writing and has earned a certificate of leadership from the Cardinal Stritch African American Leadership Program. She is the recipient of the U.S. Postal Service’s Growing Leadership Award, has been honored as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 and was also named a “Rad Woman” by the Greater Milwaukee Women’s Fund.
“Your future will unfold when you tell the truth.” – Sandye Brown, Leadership Coach