Marketing, Sales and Service

portrait of NWTC graduate Lindsay Wiese

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Marketing, 2011
Director of Marketing, Keller, Inc.

Growing up in Freedom, Wisconsin, Lindsay Wiese was familiar with both Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC). She knew she didn’t want to go to a four-year college and didn’t want a lot of student...
portrait of Mike Shannon, MPTC alumni

Moraine Park Technical College
Marketing, 1972
President, Holiday Automotive

Mike Shannon discovered a passion he didn’t know he had while studying at Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC). “I knew I needed some education beyond high school,” Mike recalls. He chose MPTC because it was affordable, local and the marketing...
Mike Knueppel, WCTC graduate

Waukesha County Technical College
Marketing 2007, Retail Management 2008
Marketing Manager, Glenroy Inc. & EverWhite

Mike Knueppel knew what he wanted to do and didn’t waste any time pursuing his goal. During high school he worked at a local grocery store and became interested in a career in marketing. When he turned 18, Mike became...
Jennifer Ross, NWTC graduate

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Supply Chain Management, 2014
Supply Team Member, Paper Converting Machine Company

Jennifer Ross is an Automated Logistics Specialist with the Army National Guard that was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009. “This field plays a very important role in accomplishing our missions,” she says. “I knew I wanted...
Robyn Ludtke, WCTC grad

Waukesha County Technical College
Marketing, 2012
Manager, Events and Programs, Waukesha County Business Alliance

Robyn Ludtke faced a lot of obstacles while earning an associate degree in marketing at Waukesha County Technical College. After 13 years of bartending and waitressing, she wanted a career. "I visited the Workforce Development office at WCTC and after...
Amy Steger, MATC-Madison grad

Madison Area Technical College
Marketing, 2009
Marketing and Creative Strategist, Greenleaf Media

While pursuing a bachelor's degree in chemistry and geography Amy discovered her passion for art. After a few years of working in the sciences she was still looking for a creative outlet and pursued training in Madison Area Technical College's...
Mary Beth Brockhorst, MPTC grad

Moraine Park Technical College
Marketing, 1986
Graphic Designer and Co-Owner, InSpire Magazine

An interest in helping others spurred Mary Beth’s creation of InSpire , a magazine for and about women. Putting her Moraine Park degree to work, Brockhorst and her business partners established InSpire in 2004. Today, the magazine reaches over 20,000...
Scott Stariha, WITC grad

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Welding - 1977, Marketing - 1983, Transportation Distribution - 1983, Supervisory Management - 1989
Account Executive, Otis-Magie Insurance Agency Owner, Jimmy John's sandwich shops

After completing a welding program at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC), Scott took a job with the Burlington Northern Railroad. After a work accident cost him his left leg, Stariha went to WITC to seek retraining. He registered for the...
Cathy Dworak, NWTC grad

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Marketing/Fashion Merchandising, 1988
Manager of Community Relations, Green Bay Packers

Cathy connects the Packers with the public in a variety of ways – including bringing smiles to the faces of countless fans. She oversees the organization’s community events, charitable contributions, youth football, and personal appearances by players and coaches. Cathy...