Fox Communities Credit Union (Sponsor) – Chris Allen, Vice President of Business Services

At Fox Communities Credit Union, lending decisions are made locally to provide the personal service you deserve. They make the process fast, easy and efficient.


  • SBA Loans
  • Commercial loans
  • Lines of credit
  • Commercial real estate loans
  • Equipment and vehicle financing
  • Rental properties
  • Business acquisition
  • Customized loan programs

With each of the above, you also receive credit union advantages – membership, democratic ownership, higher deposit rates, lower loan rates, consistency of service and much more. www.foxcu.org 920-993-3912


Oshkosh Truck – Willson Jones, CEO

How big business and small businesses work together to grow a regional economy.


Byline Bank – (Sponsor)

Learn more about the new Biline Bank.

Known for creative solutions and finding a way to say “yes”, our lenders have extensive experience in SBA and USDA lending and will go the extra mile to get to know you and your business. We don’t have “boxes” when it comes to lending; our bankers will work with you to structure a loan to be most beneficial to you.

Address: 3051 Progress Way #114, Kaukauna, WI 54130
Phone: (920) 221-6775

Wordsmithing by Foster – R.J. Foster, The Wordsmith

Wordsmithing is a new approach to finding the right words to tell your story, and discovering the confidence to share your story engagingly and effectively. It’s a fundamental shift in perspective from selling your products to sharing your purpose. And it’s a uniquely powerful way of polishing your presentation skills so your message always shines.

When your story is interesting, and your delivery engaging, the response will be overwhelming.




Variant Productions – Isaiah Wells – Producer

Learn how this hi tech business has developed and grown.

Variant Productions is a full-service video production house.

Providing you with powerful storytelling resources that inspire individuals, captivate audiences, and generate growth.

We create and produce visual and audio content for every industry.





Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce – Nora Langolf; CFO & Beth Haase; Director of Small Business Programs

The Fox Cities Chamber is your resource for making your business goals possible.

Our mission is to promote growth and prosperity

Our vision is to recognize the Fox Cities as a world-class community

Learn about upcoming  programs and activities from the Fox Cities Chamber for small business.



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Fox Communities Credit Union – Chris Cumicek, Vice President Commercial Lending – (Sponsor)

www.foxco.org/business/loans         920-993-3632

Things you need to know about funding your new business.

Getting to know your lender and working “With” your lender


Pony Playce, LLC. – Linda McLernon, Owner

Fulfilling a dream and creating a unique business. What it takes.

Pony Playce LLC is a stable just north of Appleton, WI that specializes in themed “Pony Play Dates” and other pony activities and experiences for your young children.   Pony Playce is an exceptional choice for your child’s first pony ride, with caring teachers who customize the pony riding experience to match the individual needs of your child.  


Pony Playce, LLC
N2757 Alphorn Lane
Appleton, Wisconsin 54913