Adam Berger, Angel Investor Charged Up on Creativity – Episode 39.75

Adam Berger, the National VP of Sales for Doering Fleet Management a corporate vehicle lease and fleet management company headquartered in Brookfield, WI.  He’s also an early stage & angel investor and a Board Member at Brightstar Wisconsin, a non-profit venture capital firm and an expert in electric and autonomous vehicles.   Adam grew up in the…

Monica Zhang, Questions from an Aspiring Global Entrepreneur – Episode 33

Monica Zhang is a highschool senior at Brookfield Academy.  Monica is an international student whose home is in Shanghai, China.   In a bit of a role reversal, Monica asked if she could interview Mike about entrepreneurship for her International Freedom Seminar project.  Her goal for the project is to write a case study for global entrepreneurism based on…

Wendy Baumann, Awakening New Worlds for Women Entrepreneurs – Episode 28

Wendy Baumann is the President and Chief Visionary Officer of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (known as WWBIC), a statewide economic development corporation.  She’s just celebrated her 25th anniversary as WWBIC’s leader.  Wendy credits the roots of her success to her parents and the environment in which she was raised. Her Mom was the academic, a college…

Andrew Haag, Lighting the Soul of A Company – Episode 22

Andrew Haag is a partner and Director of Sales with Lube-Tech and Partners, a distributor of petroleum products that was formed in 2016 when three family businesses joined forces. At that time, Andrew was the President of Moore Oil, a company that his father, Scott had purchased decades earlier and grown substantially. He and his…

A Football Play Saved Me From The Cemetery

I started playing football when I was in the 5th grade, and by the time I was in 8th grade, I felt like I was pretty good.  Others took notice as well.  Our coach went by the name Bucky.  I never knew, or can’t remember, his real name.  I thought he knew everything about football, like I…