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From Idea to Execution: How the Most Innovative Business Leaders Find Success

CIRCLES networking events connect professionals based on industry and business interests.

Thursday, May 8

1085 Parkview Rd., Green Bay, Wis.
$15 per person
Includes attendee directory, hors d'oeuvres, tours of Elevate97 and a cash bar

Please note: the registration deadline for inclusion in the CIRCLES directory is Monday, May 5!

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5:00 p.m. Registration and Tours

5:45 p.m. Welcome and Keynote Address

  • Welcome by Kate Burgess, Comm '91, CEO and Owner, Elevate97
  • Keynote by Jeff Hoffman, Member of the Founding Executive Team,

6:45 p.m. Network
Connect with Marquette alumni, parents and friends in your business sector while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

Keynote Speaker

Jeff HoffmanJeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur and motivational speaker. During his career, he has been the founder of multiple startups and the CEO of public and private companies, and he has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Hoffman has been part of several well-known companies, including,, CTI, ColorJar and more.

Today, Hoffman serves on the boards of companies in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Asia. He supports entrepreneurs and small businesses on a worldwide basis. He also works with the White House, the State Department, USAID and similar organizations internationally on economic growth initiatives and entrepreneurship programs.

Hoffman received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship from the National CEO Council for his contributions to the field of entrepreneurship and the 2012 Champion of Entrepreneurship Award from JP Morgan Chase, Citibank and Rising Tide Capital.

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About Elevate97

Elevate97Elevate97 creates, produces and distributes innovative marketing solutions—from little boxes to large storefronts—for world-renown retail brands. Located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Elevate97 client partners include TaylorMade-adidas Golf, New Era, Green Bay Packers, Nautica, and Pandora Jewelry.

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