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Leah Roe

Leah Roe, Co-Founder at The Perk, is the Sh-E-O of all things life and business optimization. As a Life & Business Coach, she celebrates people for who they are and who they want to be, while also holding their feet to the fire to achieve their wildest dreams. She inspires companies to cultivate impactful, positive…

Taralinda Willis

Taralinda Willis is the co-founder and CEO of Curate, a venture-capital funded software startup based in downtown Madison that aggregates public data and identifies key themes for a diversity of users from general contractors to lobbyists. Taralinda began her career in the construction space, gaining experience in large-scale, public project management while overseeing the creation…

Cassidy Wartenweiler

Cassidy Wartenweiler works in healthcare project development at Eppstein Uhen Architects (EUA). EUA is an architecture firm located in Milwaukee, Madison, Denver and Des Moines. An active member of the community, Wartenweiler currently serves on the Foundation for Madison’s Public Schools board, chairing the marketing committee, and as a judge for the Wisconsin Innovation Awards.…

Ross Rikkers

Ross is a Madison native with strong ties to the community.  He is a Managing Principal of Cresa Global Incorporated (“Cresa”). Cresa is an international corporate real estate firm that exclusively represents tenants and provides real estate services, including corporate services, transaction management, workforce and location planning and much more.  Ross has leased over a…

Jason Tham

Jason is an investor with focuses in emerging technology and real estate in Madison. He recently founded Blockchain Skunkworks, a blockchain technology incubator at 100State, and Harvest Technologies, a company focused on blockchain mining and market intelligence launching in 2018. Prior to his blockchain ventures, Jason spent nearly 9 years at Epic as an implementation…

Mo Cheeks

Mo Cheeks leads partnerships with nonprofit and advocacy groups at Civis Analytics. Civis was born out of President Barack Obama’s reelection campaign in 2012, and today it’s technology helps organizations across America to use person-level data to make decisions and expand their impact. Fresh out of college Mo moved to Madison, Wisconsin to work for…
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