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Wisconsin's Governor's Trailblazer Awards would not be possible without the generous support of our Sponsors



Office of the Governor

Office of the Lieutenant Governor

Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation 

Wisconsin Women's Business Enterprise Certification Program 

The Widget Source

Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce 




BMO Harris Bank is the exclusive sponsor of the Trailblazer Awards Reception.
Learn more about the BMO Harris Bank

              BMO Financial Group 


For information about sponsoring the Trailblazer Awards Program, contact Christine Lidbury at



2018 Governor's Trailblazer Awards Organizing Committee


Mary Jo Baas, Chair, WI Women's Council

Wendy Baumann, WWBIC

Cindy Block, WI Women's Council

Patty Cadoirin, BMO Harris Bank and WI Women's Council

Sue Ann Kaestner, The Widget Source

Christine Lidbury, WI Women's Council 

Vickie Wenzel, Atmosphere Commercial Interiors


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