January/February 2018

President's Message



I am hopeful our members and partners of the Northeast Wisconsin Chapter of FEI enjoyed the recent Holiday season. Our exciting and much anticipated January chapter meeting was held on Tuesday January 23rd. Our keynote speaker was Mr. Tim Bergstrom, President and Chief Operating Officer of Bergstrom Automotive Group. His topic of focus was delivering outstanding guest services. We were also excited to offer a timely topic of tax reform, presented by Mr. Mel Schwarz, Retired Partner, of Grant Thornton. Mr. Jeff Jorge, Principal Leader from Baker Tilly also spoke on the topic of thriving in uncertain times focusing on strategies for international Growth under U.S. trade policy.

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Diversity Group Update
Peer Group Update



This Diversity Group Update includes the following information:

  • Highlights from the Leading Boldly Webinar held at Associated Bank in Green Bay on 12/12/17
  • Recommended reading selections
  • List of upcoming events

Click here to view details and register for the February 20, 2018 Webinar: Speak Up & Lead. It will be held at Godfrey & Kahn in downtown Appleton.

To read the complete Diversity Group Update click here



You create the agenda! Are you wondering if your insurance rates are competitive? Do you have an interest in what your neighboring business is using for financing?  What employee benefits are other companies offering? 

These questions and more can be added to the agenda. You can also earn 3 CPE credits when you attend in person. Mark your calendars and join us (details below)!

Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Keller, Inc. | Kaukauna | WI

Click here to register for the Winter Peer Group Meeting.

Membership Update

Save the Date!


The National Office is again helping to support recruitment by reducing the annual dues rate in conjunction with our January 23, 2018 chapter meeting. The details are as follows:

 National is offering a special annual dues rate of         $299 for the first 12 months of membership versus the normal rate of $525. This is a substantial savings of 43%.

To read the entire Membership Update click here


It may be winter, but don't forget to mark your calendars for the 2018 FEI Golf Outing & Social! Details are as follows:

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018
Location: Butte des Morts Country Club
Time: 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Registration will be available in spring.


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