BizStarts: Announces Entrepreneur Hall of Fame event

MILWAUKEE (October, 2021) – BizStarts is having their annual Hall of Fame event this year on November 16th at 5:30 pm at the Italian Community Center. The theme of the event is “Dancing with the Startups” and it will honor entrepreneurs who have made an impact in the Milwaukee community. 

The Hall of Fame Event recognizes greatness within the Milwaukee community. This year BizStarts will be honoring Lou and Louie Gentine of Sargento Foods Inc., Tom and John Florsheim of Weyco Group, Wayne Oldenburg of Oldenburg Group, Pastor Robert Pyles of McPyles, Paul Woelbing of Carma Labs and David Hatch of Hatco in the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. BizStarts will also honor the following as Inspirational Entrepreneurs: Keyah Bennett of Melanin Girls Heal Inc.,CaBeatrice Hart of Mystic Phoenix Art, Shiquita Mann of Blossom Candles, Monica Hubbard of Wingtique, Latia Ference of  Love is Patient and Pierre Epalle of EcoClean. 

BizStarts’ President, Dan Steininger said, “BizStarts established the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame not only to recognize the great entrepreneurs of our region but to provide inspiration to new entrepreneurs so they can follow in the footsteps of great entrepreneurs who have proceeded. 

Every inductee to the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame has been an entrepreneur who started a company in Wisconsin or led a company that started in Wisconsin. 

“At one time, Milwaukee was considered the entrepreneurial center of the United States, and there’s no reason we can’t reclaim that glory through the encouragement of new businesses launched by entrepreneurs that we have been helping. Everything is possible!” Said, BizStarts Executive Director, Patrick Snyder 

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