Get to know some of the professionals selected for In Business magazine’s 2016 class of 40 Under 40. You’ll learn a bit about their professional lives as well as some of their lesser-known talents. In this episode, we feature Rob Plesha, VP-actuarial services, small group and individual business, Unity Health Insurance; Amy Kerwin, president and founder, Primates Inc.; Mark Greene, senior director, United Way of Dane County; and Erin Arango-Escalante, director, client relations and early years, WIDA, UW–Madison.
This week IBTV goes behind the scenes to explore sustainable buildings and the LEED certification process with Tri-North Builders, the “Green Building Leader.” In this interview with Tri-North Builders President and CEO Tom Thayer, we hear about the trends in green building and why every building is moving toward being a green building. We also get an inside view of the Tri-North Builders corporate headquarters, a gold certified LEED building with features like tiles from recycled glass, sustainable bamboo wood floors, significant amounts of natural lighting, low-flow water systems, and high-energy-efficiency HVAC systems.
Say the words “business conference” and you’ll likely evoke images of stiff-backed chairs, neatly pressed suits, and cavernous rooms where titans of industry hold court. Say “un-conference” and you might be met with blank stares – but you’ll certainly get people’s attention.
Adrian Reif, self-described Head Yumbutterologist, lives, breathes, and sleeps peanut butter. That is, when he's not awakened in the middle of the night with to-do lists swirling through his head.