Tagged: Rise Story

Unsinkable Karsten Cowan

It started as a typical December day for Karsten Cowan, although in 2020, the concept of “typical” had evolved due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Undeterred by the mid-December cold of Green Bay, she...

Bank on Lamarr

Lamarr Banks is not just a people person; he’s an entrepreneurial people person with a passion for business models, ideas, and technologies. As the Urban Hub Community Manager for the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s...

Still Rising

Call Nadia Neziri an “early opportunity adopter”—that rare personality who equally enjoys risk-taking and trail-blazing. First, as a member of the inaugural graduating class of the Rising Phoenix program in 2022, an innovative groundbreaking...

See—How He Rises

Story by: Michael Shaw, UW-Green Bay Staff Writer See ViXai Thao is a morning person. Which is a good thing, since he’s usually at work from about seven ‘til ten. “The actual workday doesn’t...

Erick Sponholtz Outside The Volunteer Center

Upgrading a nonprofit with knowledge

No money, no mission. It may surprise you to learn that the goal of most not-for-profits is to be profitable. The biggest difference between a for-profit and not-for-profit enterprise? Just follow the money. For-profit...