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Local Business Spotlight | Mary Denis

NAME
Mary Denis

COMPANY
Denis and Company

POSITION
Owner

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WHO IS YOUR IDEAL CLIENT?
Small independent firm that needs a strategic plan and/or marketing

HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN YOUR FIELD OF WORK?
I was a special event and PR specialist in historic Cedarburg Wisconsin.

WHAT IS SOMETHING PEOPLE think THEY KNOW ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?
That marketing is easy.

NAME ONE THING THAT YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?
Most people just go with what they think they are without understanding it is the customer who defines your brand.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB?
The variety of consulting on many different clients/projects.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO SOMEONE STARTING OUT IN YOUR INDUSTRY?
Use every job or project to build upon your experience.

WHAT IS THE ONE BOOK THAT YOU THINK I SHOULD READ RIGHT NOW?
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

CONTACT MARY HERE:

PHONE:
414.336.8413
EMAIL:
maryd@denisandcompany.com


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Local Business Spotlight | Sarah Bauer

NAME
Sarah Bauer

COMPANY
Heartland Payment Systems

POSITION
Territory Manager - Card Processing Specialist

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WHO IS YOUR IDEAL CLIENT?
A growing business that accepts credit/debit cards regularly, values partnerships with their vendors, wants to streamline their cash flow and be more secure and accepting payments

HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN YOUR FIELD OF WORK?
I fell in love with the company (Heartland Payment Systems) and their principles of treating business owners fairly.  I have a B2B sales background and it was so important that I sold a product that I believed in as well as had a team to back me up.  Heartland fit that bill perfectly!

WHAT IS SOMETHING PEOPLE think THEY KNOW ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?
To be honest I am not sure most people understand much about my industry except that it "costs" a lot of money to take a credit card.  Fun fact, most of the fees that a business owner takes to accept a card go to the issuing bank not the processor or the card brands.

NAME ONE THING THAT YOU WISH PEOPLE KNEW ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS?
I wish people knew that there are a lot of people who do what I do but very few do it in a transparent and honest way.  It is interesting to work with a new business owner that says, "you are all the same" but by the end of the conversation, he or she is shaking my hand and thanking me for all the tips/tricks I taught him/her even in a first meeting.  Similar to insurance, payment processing isn't the most glamorous thing to chat about BUT it's so important to have a trusted partner to rely on.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT YOUR JOB?
Working with entrepreneurs, seeing their businesses grow and developing lifelong relationships.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO SOMEONE STARTING OUT IN YOUR INDUSTRY?
Pick a company you believe in, ensure they have a good solid training program, and be resilient and determined.

WHAT IS THE ONE BOOK THAT YOU THINK I SHOULD READ RIGHT NOW?
The Go Giver by Bob Berg

CONTACT SARAH HERE:

WEBSITE:  

heartland.us
LINKEDIN:
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarahheggernesbauer
PHONE:
262-955-5865
EMAIL:
sarah.bauer@e-hps.com


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Local Business Spotlight | Wendy Frausto

NAME
Wendy Frausto

POSITION
Ambassador, SMB Relations

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Who is your ideal client?
Small to medium-sized businesses looking to streamline business processes.

How did you get started in your field of work?
I've always enjoyed getting to know people. Networking is the perfect fit.

What is something people THINK they know about your job? 
People think doing my job comes naturally to me, but it has taken me years to refine people skills.

Name one thing you WISH people knew about your job?
Any success that I've experienced I owe to others who have first gone before me. I am a life-long learner.

What is the ONE book that you think I should read RIGHT NOW?
Personality Plus by Florence Littauer


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Local Business Spotlight | Ali Gully

NAME
Ali Gully

BUSINESS
Ascent Astrology

POSITION
Chief Stargazer and Personal Life Navigator

Who is your ideal client?
Someone who is at a crossroads in their life and wants to do something different for a better outcome.

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How did you get started in your field of work?
I opened my first astrology book when I was 11.  After 20 years of being a therapist and 30+ years of astrology studies, I figured out a way to sync my two talents.  I adore helping people get to new flashes of insight about their lives.  I can impact an individual more in one astrology session than in 3 months of therapy.  

What is something people THINK they know about your job?
It’s not just the sun sign!  It’s so much more than the horoscope in the newspaper.  There are 10 planets and their angles and their positions in time and space that influence everything.  I take the chart of the sky the moment you took your first breath and decode the narrative of your natal talents and life path.

Name one thing you WISH people knew about your job?
Astrology is not fortune telling and it’s not fate.  It’s the ongoing planetary cycles interacting with your personal chart.  I give you information so you can make better life decisions.  Having a personal astrologer is an ongoing relationship.  I get consulted for relationship topics, parenting strategies, fertility, weddings, career decisions, and even year ahead forecasts.  

What do you love most about your job?
My clients

What advice would you give to someone starting out in your industry?
Read a ton and find a mentor already in the field. Get a professional reading to see if they are a good fit for you.

What is the ONE book that you think I should read RIGHT NOW?
"The Essential Guide to Practical Astrology" by April Elliot Kent. Its a wonderful introduction book and her writing has a lot of humor.

CONTACT ALI HERE:
WEBSITE
www.ascentastrology.com
EMAIL ali@ascentastrology.com


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Local Business Spotlight | Jeremy Gilbert

NAME
Jeremy Gilbert

BUSINESS
Living Epistles Community Church

POSITION
pastor

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Who is your ideal client?
Everyone

How did you get started in your field of work?
When I was very young, I was raised in a Christian home that was deeply involved in the church I attended. This was where my grandmother was the pastor, and my mother and father were both ministers.

What is something people THINK they know about your job?
The sacrifices you must be willing to make in order to serve others.

Name one thing you WISH people knew about your job?
The God I serve which is Jesus Christ.

What do you love most about your job?
Serving both God and people

What advice would you give to someone starting out in your industry?
Be sure you have the heart for God's people and know this is your true calling.

What is the ONE book that you think I should read RIGHT NOW?
The Bible

CONTACT JEREMY HERE:
WEBSITE

www.leccmke.org

PHONE
414.944.0760


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