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Professional of the Week

Brian Spielmann, First Business Bank

IB’s Professional of the Week is the premier way to meet Dane County’s professionals. This week features Brian Spielmann, chief accounting officer, First Business Bank.

40 Under 40 - Where Are They Now?

Dawn Crim, Class of 2005

IB is celebrating 20 years of the 40 Under 40 in 2020, and will be catching up with past recipients to see what they’ve been up to since they were honored. This week features Dawn Crim, secretary, Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Nia Enemuoh-Trammell, Class of 2009

IB is celebrating 20 years of the 40 Under 40 in 2020, and will be catching up with past recipients to see what they’ve been up to since they were honored. This week features Nia Enemuoh-Trammell, circuit court judge, Dane County Circuit Court.

2021 Lifetime Achievement Executive of the Year: Don Wahlin

In lieu of an in-person Executive of the Year Award reception this year due to COVID-19, In Business magazine conducted video interviews with each of our 2021 award recipients to learn about their proudest accomplishment in 2020, their greatest leadership lesson, their insights on COVID-19’s lasting impacts, and more.

Last up is Don Wahlin, founder; past president and CEO, Stoughton Trailers, and the winner of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement award. You can also read an expanded online version of his profile from our January print issue here.

The 2021 Executive of the Year Awards are presented by Ideal Builders, Northwestern Mutual Kosnick Financial Group, and Wisconsin Bank & Trust.

Viewpoints

How to make your company vision magnetic in the new year

Sound goal setting always starts out with an almost magnetic vision of what the future should look like. When I say magnetic, that future vision should be powerful enough to pull you in its direction, in spite of whatever obstacles present themselves.

Do men and women build wealth differently?

As co-host of State Bank of Cross Plains’ new podcast, Wealthways, I get to talk to a lot of professionals about building wealth. One of the questions we ask every guest is, “What does wealth mean to you?”

3 reasons the remote work trend is here to stay

With the continuous advances in technology, it’s easier than ever for businesses to get work done remotely. Since so many organizations have spent time working in a remote environment due to COVID-19, we’ve quickly learned what works for this unique situation and which areas need improvement.

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