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April 17, 2014
TEMPO Program Meeting
Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic
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April 18, 2014
TEMPO/NEWaukee Event
Developing Wisconsin's Future Leaders
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April 22, 2014
TEMPO Milwaukee, Rotary Club of Milwaukee and Milwaukee Women inc. Event
Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire, President of Berkhemer Clayton Retained Executive Search
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May 6, 2014
Michelle Nettles, Senior Director of Diversity & Integrated Talent Management at MillerCoors
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May 15, 2014
TEMPO Program Meeting
Juli Kaufmann, CEO of Fix Development
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May 21, 2014
BizTimes Women Leaders Event

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May 23, 2014
TEMPO Professional Development Program
Delegation - Jan Allen
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June 19, 2014
TEMPO Program Meeting
Past President's Luncheon, Kathy Eilers, Chief Mental Health Administrator for Milwaukee County
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News & Announcements

TEMPO Leadership Search - to discuss interest in the Executive Director search, call Linda Newberry-Ferguson at 262-391-1019

TEMPO Talent Survey / Experts Directory
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TEMPO Releases 2012/13 Annual Report
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TEMPO Milwaukee's new office space
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TEMPO Op-Ed appears on Journal Sentinel "Female Leaders are Making Strides"
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TEMPO Executive Director Appears in Video for Future Milwaukee Leadership Program
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YP Week | Tips and Tools for Your Professional Success
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TEMPO Member Recognition Honorees
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Business Journal 
GMC, Milwaukee Women inc create diversity award - Mary Ellen Stanek

Women's Affinity Alliance 
January 30, 2013 Program Materials

Business Journal
Up TEMPO - Women's Group Boosts Impact

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
On Working Moms Having It All - quotes from TEMPO Members Lori Richards, Karen Coy-Romano, Vinita Paul and Tracy Johnson

TEMPO announces new Board of Directors

Business Journal
TEMPO announces 2012 Mentor Award Winners

Business Journal
Group of Milwaukee Executives forms Women's Affinity Alliance

Business Journal
Coverage of Associated Bank's Phil Flynn at TEMPO's Luncheon including check presentaiton to scholarship fund

TEMPO Professional Development Training for Executives

Business Journal
Nancy Sennett, Lisa Froemming, Karen Coy-Romano, Eileen Schwalbach - named to Business Journal's Women of Influence

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About TEMPO Membership

TEMPO Milwaukee is an invitation-only organization in greater Milwaukee that connects women leaders with diverse backgrounds and experience to support, advise, learn and create relationships with one another. Our membership is comprised of approximately 275 women who hold executive and leadership positions throughout greater Milwaukee.


The typical TEMPO Milwaukee member shares the following profile:


• 10 years + of professional experience 

• 5 years executive-level professional experience

• Decision-making responsibility for staff and budget

• One of the organization’s top executives or has direct access to the top executives

• A community leader

• Leadership experience in professional and/or civic organizations


You are encouraged to nominate professional women who you feel fit the TEMPO Milwaukee membership criteria. 

Nomination and Review Process:

Please remember:  The nomination process is designed as an “invitation” of membership by current TEMPO members. Members actively participate in the nomination process of potential new members by completing the necessary prospect paperwork and communicating with their nominees after committee review.

1) The nominator completes the Membership Nomination Form (call the TEMPO office 414.301.6680), entering the nominating member‘s name in the section “Contacts within TEMPO.”

2) The nominator emails the Membership Nomination Form to  To be considered for Fall on-boarding, nominations must be received by September 1. To be considered for Spring on-boarding, the nominations must be received by January 20th.

3) An acknowledgement of receipt of the nomination is emailed to the nominating member.

4) Membership Nomination Forms are reviewed at the Membership Committee meeting the first Wednesday of February and September.

5) The nominating member and the nominee will receive notification of the committee’s decision by the 15th of September or March, depending on when the application is submitted.

6) If accepted, the nominee receives a letter of acceptance and a Member Data Form. The nominator will be cc’d on the letter. If not accepted, a call is made to the nominator.

7) Nominee returns Member Data Form, a 100-word bio, dues payment, and a headshot to

8) The new member receives login and password information for the TEMPO Milwaukee website and is added to the on-line roster.

9) The new member can register on-line for the next meeting, and her bio will appear in the next issue of the TEMPO Milwaukee newsletter UpBeat.

If you would like to be considered for membership, but do not know a TEMPO Milwaukee member, please contact our office at at for further information.

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