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Member News

Member News is the place were DMI members can share newsworthy announcements on the DMI website. Submissions include upcoming events, award recognitions, employee promotions, and much more. Check out what's happening with DMI members below!

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General News

Posted on 6/22/2016
Sustain Dane is on the lookout to honor local sustainability heroes with the title of Badger Bioneer. If you know someone who is actively moving the Greater Madison Region toward a just economy, a thriving community, and a healthy environment then nominate a sustainability champion today! Deadline is Wednesday, July 6. Nominate here!.

Posted on 5/4/2016
Du Nails is a new line of services with the same professional care and attention to detail as a Du Hair. Du Nails offers services for busy individuals with morning, lunch, and evening appointments. We use the highest quality polish available. If you have not experienced the Du Hair treatment it is time to indulge yourself! Book your appointment online.




Posted on 6/24/2016
Join Porchlight on July 12th at 10am to celebrate the start of construction for Porchlight’s expanded commercial kitchen and 28 afforadable efficiency units. No RSVP is necessary. This event will take place at 4130 Lien Rd. Madison, WI. Please contact Jessica Pastelin at 608-257-2534 ext 20 with any questions.

Posted on 6/24/2016
Come visit DreamBank on Thursday, July 21 from 11:30am-1pm to learn about creating visual content for social media. Social media expert Heather Heuman will help you discover the power of visual content marketing and how it can amplify your results and engagement. You’ll also learn actionable steps and systems that will increase your social media engagement. For more infomation, click here!

Posted on 6/24/2016
Dreaming of publishing your own book? Join DreamBank on Tuesday, July 19, from 8:30am-10:30am to turn that dream into a reality! Candy Phelps and Rachel Keranen, two experienced self-publishers, will instruct you on how to put your book together. You will learn everything from writing and editing to layout and cover design. They’ll also cover the basics of creating an optimized Amazon listing and how to start marketing your book once it’s published. For more infomation, click here!

Posted on 6/24/2016
Getting to the top of Google's search results can boost your customer base and fuel your small business dream! Discover the basics of Search Engine Optimization and WordPress with Matt Nelson, founder and owner of MadTown SEO. By exploring on-site and off-site optimization strategies and proven tricks for increasing your search rank, Matt will help take the mystery out of SEO and set you up for small business success! Join DreamBank on Tuesday, July 12, from 11:30am-1:00 pm. For more infomation, click here!

Posted on 6/23/2016
On July 21st from 6:00pm-8:00pm, join The Latino Chamber of Commerce for networking at Twist Bar & Grill inside the Radisson Hotel. This month's event is co-hosted by the Radisson and Catholic Financial Life. At the bar, guests can gather with friends and colleagues to watch games on the big-screen TVs, snack on appetizers and enjoy Happy Hour specials. If they want to dine in the privacy of their hotel room, order from the room service menu. To register, click here!

Posted on 6/21/2016
On August 11-12, Upper|House is a host-site for The Global Leadership Summit, a two-day live broadcast of world class leadership training from influential business, cultural, and pastoral leaders. Speakers include Melinda Gates, Patrick Lencioni, Alan Mulally, and many more! For more information or to register, contact

Posted on 5/18/2016
Join the Edgewater for Madison Live + Local Saturdays with 105.5 + 94.9FM every Saturday starting on June 11th and going through August 20th as well as Make Music Madison on June 21st and Movies on the Water (June 7th- August 30th). Visit the Edgewater website for more details.

Posted on 5/18/2016
Join the Edgewater Hotel for Festivals on the Plaza this summer. Mark your calendar for Summer Solstice Fest featuring Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra on June 18th, Father’s Day Fest with Mark Joseph & Deploi on June 19th , Fourth Fest featuring Gomers & Hometown Sweethearts on July 2nd, Yacht Rock Party on August 20th, and Labor Day Fest with Aaron Williams & The Hoodoo. Visit the Edgewater website for more details.

Posted on 5/15/2016
Come to the Edgewater to experience Brewgrass Fridays with Door County Brewing Company starting on June 10th and going through August 26th. Visit the Edgewater website for more details.


Posted on 4/6/2016
Scott Haumersen, CPA, CGMA, Partner at Wegner CPAs, is being honored with the Inspiration Award by the Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals. The award recognizes the work Haumersen has done in the community that helps to further the Urban League's mission. Known as a leader in the Madison area, Haumersen is being recognized for the impact he makes on young professionals in the community through mentoring and support, as well as the creation of growth opportunities for the young leaders at Wegner CPAs. Haumersen will receive the award at the Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals 3rd Annual Emerge Gala on April 30th.

Employee Promotions/Changes

Posted on 5/26/2016
Johnson Bank is pleased to announce John Giegel has been promoted to Vice President – Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager. Giegel joined Johnson Bank in 2014 with more than nine years of experience in the commercial banking and real estate industry. He most recently served as Assistant Vice President - Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager. Giegel is responsible for commercial real estate loan origination including term, refinance, acquisition and development, and construction lending.

Posted on 5/2/2016
Axley is pleased to announce the addition of Attorney Gail Groy to its Madison office, where she will concentrate her practice on Personal Injury Law and Civil Litigation. She frequently handles all manner of plaintiff negligence type cases involving nursing home abuse, bicycle accidents, motorcycle and car accidents, construction accidents, slip and fall accidents, dog bites and wrongful death. For more information click here.

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