What Inspires You?

Lisa Harris
Lisa Harris (BBA ’97)

“Every day I am inspired by the people around me. Creating authentic human connections is essential to success; it allows us to understand one another better, create more meaningful products, and build lasting relationships. I have a lifelong connection to UW and with the knowledge, resources, and network at the Wisconsin School of Business, this corporate gal was able to become an entrepreneur and unleash her inner poet.”

—Lisa Harris (BBA ’97)
Founder and Creative Director, Fashion Meets Poetry
Author of Unveiled Beauty: Handwritten Stories from a Poetic Heart

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Jerry Fink (MBA 1990) and David Kim (BBA 1989)

of The Bascom Group LLC were selected as recipients of the prestigious 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. They were recognized for their excellence and extraordinary success in innovation, financial performance, and commitment to their businesses and communities. Fink and Kim were presented with the award on June 17, 2016 at the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. More Class Notes »

Alice Ferris (MBA 1994)

recently joined the Bolz Center Advisory Board for a three-year term beginning July 2016. She is a national fundraising talent for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) appeared during pledge breaks for a Downton Abbey marathon that aired Labor Day weekend on select PBS stations throughout the U.S. More Class Notes »

Reena Vokoun (MBA 1998)

is running her own health and fitness brand, Passion Fit, and recently joined the Wisconsin Business Alumni (WBA) Board. She also started a new job as the director of enterprise sales with Grokker, a Silicon Valley startup and health, wellness, and fitness video technology company. She’s excited to gain more entrepreneurial experience in her career. More Class Notes »