Local First is committed to supporting the development of our local businesses by providing access to local business experts and resources. In this new series, we will be gathering the 1st Tuesday of the month to network, connect and learn valuable, meaningful skills and tools for your business.
We are kicking of 2020 on Tuesday, January 7th with “A Fresh Perspective” featuring Elmer Moore, Executive Director of Scale Up Milwaukee. Elmer Moore Jr. is the executive director of Scale Up Milwaukee, an ecosystem project using Dan Isenberg’s proven model for infusing growth into an ecosystem. Elmer came to Milwaukee from New York City as the director of business development for Allen Edmonds Corporation in 2013. He’s founder of Milwaukee Denim Co.,a manufacturer of premium apparel and accessories that embodies the grit, simplicity, and beauty of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Elmer previously led multicultural student recruitment as associate dean of admissions at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and has traveled extensively speaking and teaching on the topics of admissions, diversity and public speaking. Elmer also teaches entrepreneurship at Marquette University.
The first event is slated for 5:30pm on Tuesday, January 7th at Third Space Brewing. Tickets are offered to Local First Milwaukee Members at $12, and guests of Local First Milwaukee at $22. Registration is open now at: http://bit.ly/LFMFirstTuesdaysJan72019
About Local First Milwaukee:
Our business alliance is made up of independent, locally owned businesses and non-profit organizations. Local First Milwaukee defines “local” as a business or non-profit that is privately held and located within the five-county metropolitan Milwaukee area (Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington and Racine counties). Our 200+ members have no corporate or national headquarters outside of Wisconsin.
The owners of Local First Milwaukee member businesses live and work within the metropolitan Milwaukee area.Our business members participate in community activities and assist local charities. Local First Milwaukee members create a difference not only through their presence but also through their actions, helping to preserve Milwaukee’s unique character and make it a great place to live!
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