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Created as a place to advance women in business, The Connective now joins the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in the launch of the Institute for Women’s Leadership. “Women benefit when they have access to experts and supportive networks when seeking to advance their careers, their organizations, and the economy,” said Bridget Krage O’Connor, owner of...
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DE PERE, Wis. — The expansion of O’Connor Connective at the start of year No. 9 as a full-service strategic communications consultancy continued with the recent hiring of Holly Borga as Executive Assistant. Borga joined the O’Connor Connective team with an extensive background in office management and customer service with large and small businesses, including Green...
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DE PERE, Wis. — Now in its ninth year of delivering a full suite of communications and marketing strategy, counseling and creative storytelling to dozens of business and nonprofit partners in Northeastern Wisconsin and other parts of the country, O’Connor Connective is reinforcing its service lines. Todd Proctor, a proven pro who’s dialed into all...
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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Wisconsin District honored O’Connor Connective owner and founder Bridget Krage O’Connor with the 2020 Women in Business Champion award today. O’Connor has led O’Connor Connective, a strategic communications consultancy, since 2013 as well as its social enterprise, The Connective: A Community for Women in Business, which she founded in...
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Pictured second from right, Bridget Krage O’Connor, owner and founder of O’Connor Connective and The Connective: A Community for Women in Business, recently participated in a small business roundtable with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza, pictured middle. As a panelist at the event hosted by TitletownTech, Bridget shared how she helped O’Connor...
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Approaching its third year of supporting, connecting and empowering professional leaders in Wisconsin’s flourishing New North region, The Connective: A Community for Women in Business is advancing the community in a new way. Just as a new school year starts, class will be in session in September for the debut of the Advancing YOU Training...
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As hope grows that many businesses in Northeastern Wisconsin are getting back to work and opening their doors again after two months of stay-at-home orders to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), there’s no time like the present for communities to get behind their resilient downtown business owners who are facing forward. After great...
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After a successful first year with its social enterprise, O’Connor Connective has hired proven marketing and business development professional Angel Johanek to further enhance the visibility and growth of The Connective: A Place for Women in Business. From a safe distance during the COVID-19 pandemic, Johanek joined the O’Connor Connective team this week as Membership...
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Small businesses throughout the downtowns of Wisconsin are doing what they can for a second month amid the “Safer at Home” state order that has shaken their business plans and forced a new way of doing business. In each case, there is a business owner, who despite the odds, continues to face forward. As a...
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Focus groups—such as this one recently led by Bridget O’Connor with the Scholarships, Inc. Board of Directors—are an insightful marketing tool for gathering internal and/or external sentiments around an organization, its brand, and its services. Consider calling on us to bring the vision of your business into focus with strategic market research.
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