Our Team

Talent Treasured

The magic of WWBIC’s team is the melding of staff and volunteers with a wide-range of expertise, interests, and dedication to growing small business in Wisconsin. We value the talents of our team and work together to bring you comprehensive services. While we have lots of answers, we may not have them all. But, we will help you find the answers you need!

WWBIC President & Chief Visionary Officer

Wendy K. Baumann accepted this challenging position in the community in 1994, providing the leadership required to insure the achievement of WWBIC’s mission and to uphold the philosophy of serving businesses owned by women, minorities and low wealth individuals in Wisconsin.

WWBIC Board of Directors, Committees & Advisory Council

WWBIC is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, Audit & Finance Committee, Loan Committee and four regional Advisory Councils. Our leadership is racially and geographically diverse; active in advancing WWBIC’s mission through their networks and connections; and a source of professional expertise such as accounting, law, marketing, business ownership and economic development.

Board of Directors
Finance/Audit Committee
Loan Committee
South Central Advisory Council
Southeast Advisory Council
Rural Advisory Council
West Allis Advisory Council

“As a practicing CPA, I am honored to have the opportunity to help grow Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial culture through my role as WWBIC’s Board Chair. WWBIC is a cornerstone institution with a strong fiscal ethic that resonates with stakeholders and businesses alike. I encourage you to consider playing a role with us — whether you want to start a business yourself, are interested in volunteering your talents as part of WWBIC’s business volunteer network, or want to make a financial investment in an organization that is helping our economy prospect.”

William B. Coleman (WWBIC’s past Board Chair)

President, Coleman & Williams, Ltd

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