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Welcome to Social Capital, a weekly podcast where we dive into social relationships and how the investment you put into them establishes trust, reciprocity, and value within your network. Your host, Lori Highby, will connect with top business professionals to dive into their best techniques and stories to share with you!
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Jan 9, 2017

This expert educator has strengths on technically complex subjects in addition to networking. Learn how Bill Spohn uses webinars to nurture his network!

Bill has designed, marketed and sold a wide array of test and measurement products in the last twenty-five years. Bill was design-engineering manager at Bacharach, Inc. and HVAC Product Marketing Manager at Testo, Inc. Since 2009, he has managed and is now President, CEO and majority owner of TruTech Tools, LTD.

He regularly educates on technically complex topics to a wide range of audiences on the applications of testing and measurement instrumentation in HVACR, building science, and weatherization and is the majority owner of www.TruTechTools.com and sole proprietor of William P. Spohn, LLC (www.BillSpohn.com) – specializing in technical and business training and consulting.

Jan 9, 2017

What do investing and networking have in common? Tune in to find out from Gina Cocking, a boutique investment bank owner.

Gina Cocking is a Managing Director and Partner at Colonnade Advisors LLC, a boutique investment bank specializing in sell-side mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising in the financial and business services sectors. Colonnade’s clients are large corporate entities typically selling a non-strategic business, private equity firms and founder/family owned companies.

After college at the University of Chicago, Gina joined the investment banking industry at Kidder, Peabody and later JP Morgan where she advised companies on M&A, debt, and equity offerings. She has been with Colonnade for over six years. Gina also spent a year with the private equity firm, Madison Dearborn Partners. Gina has operating experience as the CFO of a specialty finance company, Director of HR of a private equity-backed manufacturer, and as the CFO of consumer banking businesses within Discover Financial Services. Gina received her MBA from the Booth Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Jan 9, 2017

Personal branding expert Stacy Kaat shares her story on how she started her personal network through a simple breakfast event.

Stacy Kaat is the owner of Stacy Kaat Photography. She helps business owners and entrepreneurs create personal brand photographs that express their unique personality and style so that they can attract their ideal customers!

Stacy acquired her BFA at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and has been photographing people for over twenty years. Besides her ability to find fun in almost anything, she loves the outdoors, likes to grow food, walk her dog, kayak, converse over a good food, coffee or wine, read, collaborate and be creative anytime she gets the opportunity. 

Jan 9, 2017

Our guest this week is the mastermind behind some of the biggest events in Milwaukee and he credits much of it to networking!

By day, Jeremy is a high school teacher, by night he’s a powerful networker and mastermind behind a number of fantastic events in the Milwaukee area including: The Riverwest 24, The Milwaukee Community Hockey League, the Flat out Friday Motorcycle Show.

Dec 30, 2016

This week, we look at Jordon Meyer who went from introverted networker to a fast moving agency owner.

Jordon has over 10 years of online marketing experience, and has managed over $40 million in paid search spend. Jordon has managed digital marketing for over 75 companies, ranging from start-up to Fortune 50 companies throughout the US, Canada and UK.

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