The mission of the Brown County Executive's office is to coordinate and direct all administrative management functions of the County; to appoint qualified individuals to serve as County department heads and members of boards and commissions, and to annually prepare and submit a responsible County budget to the Board for review.
The County Executive is the chief executive officer and chief elected official of the County and is responsible for the administration and management of the County. The Executive appoints and supervises department heads; appoints members to boards and committees; provides legislative research support; addresses constituents concerns; prepares and submits the annual County budget to the County Board for review and approval; represents the interests of the County at the local, state and federal level; and promotes the County through professional representation in a positive manner at community events. The Executive’s office also collaborates with County departments, local officials, and the general public to further the interests of the County. There are currently 31 County departments that include over 1,700 positions with a budget of over $270 million annually.
Troy Streckenbach - Brown County Executive
Troy J. Streckenbach, 50, is a lifelong resident of Brown County. He currently lives in Allouez with his wife Jennie and three children, George, Henry, and Josephine.
Streckenbach introduced the Debt Reduction, Infrastructure, and Property Tax Relief Plan in 2017 and this landmark initiative was overwhelmingly approved by the Brown County Board of Supervisors, along with business and community leaders alike. Since taking office, Brown County has paid off over $86 million in total debt while reducing its tax rate by 85 cents.
Streckenbach is focused on rebuilding Brown County’s economy by creating an environment that retains and helps encourage business development in Northeast Wisconsin. In addition, Streckenbach's vision for the future has produced concepts to attract 21st Century investment in the new economy.
With the benefit of Brown County's fiber infrastructure, Streckenbach created hub zones to attract entrepreneurs to localized areas, while promoting the Digital Counties Symposium in 2019 to help shape future conversations surrounding Blockchain, AI, and the Internet of Things. Streckenbach was a lead advocate for Brown County's STEM Innovation Center, UW-Green Bay's new engineering school, and the Flight of Champions Honor Flight at Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport. Streckenbach has also celebrated the grand opening of the $93 million state-of-the-art Resch Expo and the procurement of the former Pulliam Plant site at the mouth of the Fox River as a strategic location for the expansion and growth of the Port of Green Bay.
Streckenbach brings a fresh approach to Brown County government. His background as a businessman gives him the strong management skills and fiscal discipline with which he has effectively governed Brown County.