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Dane Buy Local Staff Information

Main Line: (608) 729-7342

Meet Our Staff:

 

Colin Murray
Executive Director

colin@danebuylocal.com
(608) 729-7342 

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Bethy Geisthardt
Membership & Digital Resource Specialist

bethy@danebuylocal.com
(608) 729-7342

Jeanne Engle Jeanne Engle
Contracted Development Specialist

jeanne@danebuylocal.com
(608) 442-0546

 

Virginia Rose
Membership Coordinator

virginia@danebuylocal.com
(608) 729-7342

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Volunteer Committees:
 

DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

Chair: Kent Yan
Broker, Plato Commercial Real Estate, LLC

Members:

Andy Quandt
Andy Quandt

Businees Development Manager, Dollars & Sense Magazine

Colin Murray
Executive Director, Dane Buy Local

Connie Hilla
Connie Hilla

Coordinator, Latino Chamber of Commerce


Haywood Simmons
Haywood Simmons
Phitness Plus

 Rowan Childs
Rowan Childs
Brand Manager at Quietyme Inc.
Madison Reading Project

Sara Alvarado
Sara Alvarado
President, Alvarado Real Estate Group

EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Jason Hafeman
Co-chair: Jason Hafeman
Outreach Manager at Project Home, Inc.

Members:

Grant Gelhar
Grant Gelhar
Consultant/Mentor, Madison SCORE

 

Sandi Torkildson
Sandy Torkildson
Owner, A Room of One's Own 

 

EVENTS COMMITTEE

Julie Wolfgram
Chair: Julie Wolfgram
Shelter from the Storm Ministries

Members:
Arlene Welcher
Arlene Welcher 
Owner, Artful Escapes

Bethy Geisthardt
Membership and Administration Coordinator, Dane Buy Local

Colin Murray
Executive Director, Dane Buy Local

Jeanne Engle
Development Specialist, Dane Buy Local

Mike Polk
Sales Consultant, Group Health Cooperative - SCW

Patrick Barry
Attorney, Boardman & Clark 

Rowena Koschkee
Social Media, America's Best Flowers

Jennifer Gaber
Marketing & Sales Representative, Union Cab

EXECUTIVE and GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

Members:

Amy Johnson
Amy JohnsonPresident
Towns & Associates, Inc.

Chris Fearn 
Chris Fearn, Treasurer
SVA Certified Public Accountants

Colin Murray
Executive Director, Dane Buy Local

Jennifer Krueger
Jennifer Krueger,  Vice President/Secretary
Business Attorney, Citizen Supporter

 

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE

 
Chair: Rachel Weinberg
Admissions and Program Coordinator, Wingra School

Jennifer Krueger
Jennifer Krueger
Business Attorney, Citizen Supporter

MARKETING COMMITTEE

The Marketing Committee promotes the Dane Buy Local organization, and the existence and success of local, independent businesses to the general public. The committee collaborates with other Dane Buy Local committees to help align all efforts in support of the Dane Buy Local brand and our members’ business success.

Peg Anthony
Chair: Peg Anthony
Transit Advertising Sales Specialist, Metro Transit 

Members:

Colin Murray
Executive Director, Dane Buy Local

Lisa Barry

Lisa Barry
Owner, Barry Chic

Kelly Hopkins, Account Manager at 
Madison Essentials

 

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE


Co-Chair: Scott Braun
Vice President, Acuity Consulting Services LLC

Bethy Geisthardt
Co-Chair: Bethy Geisthardt
Dane Buy Local

Members:

Amy Lord
Amy Lord
Development Director, River Food Pantry

Taylor Endres
Taylor Endres

Client Executive, AVID Risk Solutions


Kelly Starr-King
CEO/Partner
Drake & Company Staffing Specialists


Tim Bickmore
Financial Advisor/Co-Founder
LBW Wealth Management

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