Wendy K. Baumann is President/Chief Visionary Officer of Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC). In her 25th year at the helm of WWBIC, Wendy is an internationally-recognized leader in microenterprise, small business development, financial capability and social enterprise. In her long and rich career, Wendy has focused on advancing opportunities for women, racial minorities and lower-wealth individuals. She has pioneered business incubation, capital access programming, financial capability and economic literacy initiatives in Wisconsin and advanced many through national channels. With her leadership and vision, WWBIC has grown from a $200,000 budget with a staff of two, to a $5.7 million organization with 50 staff, four regional offices, and three rural satellite offices.

Author: Wendy K. Baumann

Wendy K. Baumann is President/Chief Visionary Officer of Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC). In her 25th year at the helm of WWBIC, Wendy is an internationally-recognized leader in microenterprise, small business development, financial capability and social enterprise. In her long and rich career, Wendy has focused on advancing opportunities for women, racial minorities and lower-wealth individuals. She has pioneered business incubation, capital access programming, financial capability and economic literacy initiatives in Wisconsin and advanced many through national channels. With her leadership and vision, WWBIC has grown from a $200,000 budget with a staff of two, to a $5.7 million organization with 50 staff, four regional offices, and three rural satellite offices.

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Wendy K. Baumann

Author: Wendy K. Baumann
Date: 09/26/2018

Are Women the Secret to Achieving Sustained Economic Growth?

Research indicates that while women-owned businesses account for 36% of all U.S. enterprises, they employ just 7% of the country’s workforce – and contribute less than 4% of business revenues. This presents a...

Topics: Financing , Business Growth , General Business

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