Featured Entrepreneurs

Featured Entrepreneur: Lauren Parish

Jun 06 2018 // June 2018 Lauren Parish of Akuraa Technologies   Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Lauren Parish (LP): Akuraa Technologies DG: What is your role/title within your business? LP:VP Customer Care and Retention DG: What is the…

Featured Entrepreneur: Marcell Williams

May 15 2018 // May 2018   Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Marcell Williams (MW): One:11 DG: What is your role/title within your business? MW: Founder DG: What is the goal/mission of your business? MW: One:11 is a faith-based…

Featured Entrepreneur: Deb Thompson & Laura Berkner

Mar 15 2018 // March 2018   Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Deb Thompson (DT) & Laura Berkner (LB): Stimmi, LLC DG: What is your role/title within your business? DT & LB: Co-founders of Stimmi, LLC DG: What is…

Featured Entrepreneur: Sarah Van Dyke

Feb 03 2018 // February 2018 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Sarah Van Dyke (SVD): Revel DG: What is your background? What got you to where you are now? SVD: My “career path” has been anything but straight!…

Featured Entrepreneurs: Megan Monday & Jet Waller

Oct 12 2017 // November 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Megan Monday (MM) and Jet Waller (JW): Love Wisconsin DG: What is your role/title within your business? MM & JW: Co-founders DG: What is the goal/mission of your business?…

Featured Entrepreneur: Annette Miller

Sep 20 2017 // October 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Annette: EQT By Design, LLC DG: What is your role/title within your business? Annette: CEO/Owner DG: What is the goal/mission of your business? Annette: EQT by Design offers inclusive and…

Featured Entrepreneur: Sarah Botham

Aug 16 2017 // september 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Sarah: WiscoBoxes, LLC DG: What is your background? What got you to where you are now? Sarah: Serial entrepreneur. I founded Botham, INK. (formerly known as Sarah J.…

Doyenne Member Testimonial

Jul 15 2017 // Doyenne means a lot of things to a lot of people. To some being part of Doyenne means finding a group of people who understand what you’re going through as an entrepreneur when no one…

Doyenne Member Testimonial

Jun 20 2017 // Doyenne means a lot of things to a lot of people. To some being part of Doyenne means finding a group of people who understand what you’re going through as an entrepreneur when no one…

Featured Entrepreneur: Karen Tardrew

May 15 2017 // June 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own? Karen: Grasshopper Goods DG: What is your background? What got you to where you are now? Karen: I am a tenured associate professor at National-Louis University and hold an…

Featured Organization: Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County

Apr 15 2017 // MAY 2017 DG: What is the name of your organization? LCC: Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County DG: What is the goal/mission of your business? LCC: The Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County assists…

Featured Entrepreneur: Mary Romolino

Mar 26 2017 // APRIL 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What is the name of your business? Mary: Acme Nerd Games, LLC DG: What is your role/title within the business? Mary: Owner DG: What is the goal/mission of your business? Mary: Create…

Featured Member: Monica O’Connell

Feb 15 2017 // March 2017 Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own/work for? Monica: Curtis & Cake DG: What is your background? What got you to where you are now? Monica: A life-long learner, researcher, and builder, I have always been…

Featured Member: Amber Swenor

Jan 15 2017 // February 2017   Watch Doyenne Featured Entrepreneur Amber Swenor’s madisonNoteworthy Weekly Minute Doyenne Group (DG): What business do you own/work for? Amber: Strategic Partners Marketing – Agency Amberdella Consulting – Educational Resources & Courses for entrepreneurs…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Emily & Rachel of DotCom Therapy

Dec 26 2016 // WATCH DOYENNE FEATURED ENTREPRENEUR dotcom therapy’S MADISONNOTEWORTHY WEEKLY MINUTE Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, we’ve created a monthly spotlight on a local…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Efrat Livny!

May 31 2016 // Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, we’ve created a monthly spotlight on a local rising star. This month, come along with us…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Madhavi Krishnan!

May 12 2016 // Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, we’ve created a monthly spotlight on a local rising star. This month, come along with us…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Luella Schmidt

Apr 01 2016 // Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, is creating a monthly spotlight on a local rising star. This month, come along with us in…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Kelda Roys

Mar 07 2016 // Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, is creating a monthly spotlight on a local rising star. This month, come along with us in…

Featured Member/Ambassador for Month – Sarah Artz!

Feb 09 2016 // Introduction: The Doyenne Group, in our effort to raise awareness and effectiveness of female entrepreneurs in the Madison area, is creating a monthly spotlight on a local rising star. This month, come along with us in…

Featured Member: December

Dec 01 2015 //   Shabnam Lofti What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I attended the University of Wisconsin Law School. I always wanted to be a lawyer. After graduating, I saw that…

Featured Member: November

Nov 03 2015 //   Vicki Wagener Join us at Vicki’s business for the November Connect Event What is your background? What got you to where you are now? 25-year corporate employee for American Family Insurance. Earned Bachelor’s degree…

Featured Member: October

Oct 01 2015 //   Maggie Welsh What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I graduated from UW-Madison with a Bachelors in Textile and Apparel Design and an Associates in Accessory Design from the…

Featured Member: September

Sep 01 2015 //   Laura Gmeinder What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I love helping people refine who they are and what they want out of work and life. I am passionate…

Featured Member: August

Aug 01 2015 //   Vicki Wagener What is your background? What got you to where you are now? 25-year corporate employee for American Family Insurance. Earned Bachelor’s degree in business management while working. My entire career has been…

Featured Member: July

Jul 01 2015 //   Kindra Goehler What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I have a degree in Art & Art History from UW-Madison, but didn’t want to pursue my MFA due to…

Featured Member: June

Jun 01 2015 //   Rebecca Ryan What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I got two liberal arts degrees (in Economics and International Relations) from Drake University. Both were very helpful in helping…

Featured Member: May

May 05 2015 //   Lisa Johnson This month we celebrate Lisa Johnson, a terrific business leader and longtime advocate of Doyenne, women entrepreneurs and the startup community throughout Wisconsin. I first met Lisa Johnson at a networking event…

Featured Member: April

Apr 03 2015 //   Lisa Taylor What is your background? What got you to where you are now? I have a background in finance and in human resources, as well as mortgage lending. The common theme in all…

Featured Member: March

Mar 01 2015 //   Jane Boutelle What is your background? What got you to where you are now? Most of my career has been spent in software product management and in marketing. I worked at Intuit as the…

Featured Member: February

Feb 09 2015 //   Jenny Krueger What is your background? What got you to where you are now?I grew up in the country just outside of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. We had farm fields and woods for neighbors, so my…