Fellow Feature: Harry Hertel

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Harry Hertel, and I am an attorney with Hertel Law, S.C. in Eau Claire. Originally from West Allis, I graduated from Carroll College with a degree in International Relations. My interest in that field resulted from time spent in Germany as an AFS student in high […]


Hochkammer and Schone Receive 2017 Chancellor’s Awards

Photos from UW Colleges / UW-Extension Leadership Wisconsin is pleased to congratulate Jon Hochkammer and Ryan Schone on their recent awards. UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen presented the awards on September 21 in Madison, Wisconsin. The annual Chancellor’s Awards recognize UW Colleges and UW-Extension partners, supporters and employees for their outstanding contributions. Jon […]


PHOTOS: U.S. Travel Seminar to California

The 2017 U.S. Travel Seminar brought Leadership Wisconsin Signature Program Fellows and Seminar Scholars to the Bay Area and Central Valley of California where they studied food systems and their relationship to community and economic development. This group visited small farms, learned about public policy, and toured entrepreneurial ventures. Through their travels and studies, they […]


Fellow Feature: Alison Duff

Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellow Feature My name is Alison Duff and I am an ecologist with the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center. In my work, I explore the opportunities that exist for working farms to serve as both production and conservation lands. I am passionate about providing agricultural producers with tools and evidence that […]


PHOTOS: Entrepreneurship, From Vision to Action

In the second photo journal featuring images of Croatia, the destination for our International Travel Seminar in Spring 2018, we explore some of the country’s private sector businesses and entrepreneurial ventures. Leadership Wisconsin Executive Director, Sarah Schlosser, was accompanied by International Seminar Co-Chairs, Tim Baye and Joan Gillman, on their pre-trip to Croatia in March […]


Welcome Group XVII Signature Program Coordinator, Victoria Solomon

Leadership Wisconsin is excited to welcome our new Signature Program Coordinator, Victoria Solomon, who joined the Leadership Wisconsin team in July. In this role, Solomon will support the curriculum, instruction and planning of the Signature Program and support Group XVII throughout the remainder of their experience. In addition to her new role as the Signature […]


Leadership Wisconsin Announces 2017 – 2018 Board of Directors

Leadership Wisconsin is proud to announce our newly elected Board of Directors. We welcome new Directors, Jon Hochkammer, Mike Moore, Jane Mueller and Lynn Wood. We are also proud to announce our newly elected Executive Committee: Corinda Rainey-Moore, President; Shelly Missall, Vice President; JoAnn Maedke, Treasurer; Jennifer Ondrejka, Secretary. The organization’s Past President is Art […]


Leadership Wisconsin Seeks Seminar Scholars for International Travel Seminars

Leadership Development Organization Takes Wisconsin Residents Across The Globe Madison, WI: Leadership Wisconsin, a statewide leadership development organization working to strengthen Wisconsin, is accepting applications for Seminar Scholars to travel to Croatia or Finland for an International Travel Seminar in spring 2018. These unique educational experiences offer accepted Seminar Scholars the opportunity to study leadership […]


Seven Skills Leaders Will Learn From Croatia

Written by Tim Baye, International Travel Seminar Co-Chair Experiences outside your comfort zone frequently spawn unanticipated opportunities to learn and grow. Spice up that zone by experiencing a rich and a turbulent history amidst stunning–yet familiar–landscapes. Include a transitioning society from highly structured and market-based to a chaotic democracy and welcome to Leadership Wisconsin’s International […]