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September 18, 2014
TEMPO Program Meeting | Network and Meet Jennifer Dirks, CEO of TEMPO
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September 22 and 24, 2014
Two-Part Gubernatorial Forum
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September 25, 2014
TEMPO Discovery | UWM School of Freshwater Sciences, Behind-the-Scenes Tour and Program
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October 14, 2014
WAA Event | A Conversation with Rockwell: Engaging Men as Full Diversity Partners 
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October 16, 2014
TEMPO Leadership Event | How to Own Your Power
featuring Pattie Sellers
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News & Announcements

First CEO of TEMPO Announced
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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

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Group of Milwaukee Executives forms Women's Affinity Alliance

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

TEMPO Professional Development Training for Executives

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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 August 15th. To be considered for Spring on-boarding, the nominations must be received by January 15th.

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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