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March 5, 2014 - Women in Business Lunch to Feature Eloise Anderson


For more information:
Dr. Eve Hall - 414.462.9450

MILWAUKEE – The African American Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Women in Business Series, a quarterly event recognizing and showcasing women entrepreneurs and leaders. The theme for this luncheon is Igniting Your Passion for Success and passion is the fuel that ignites success.

The keynote address will be given by Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Eloise Anderson. Anderson was appointed by Governor Scott Walker in 2011 to lead the department. Secretary Anderson is nationally and internationally known as a leader in public policy creation and implementation. She has extensive experience in child welfare and work support issues. Secretary Anderson began her career in Milwaukee as a social worker before joining state government, she has over 20 years in state service in a variety of roles including serving as the Administrator of the Division of Community Services at the Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services.

AACC president and CEO Dr. Eve M. Hall states, “Having passion for a particular goal, whether personal or professional, provides the energy and motivation to take the actions necessary to achieve that goal. Successful entrepreneurs and business leaders must have the drive and passion to be successful.”

The event will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 am at the Milwaukee Yacht Club, 1700 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, lunch and the program with Secretary Anderson begin at Noon. For members of the chamber, tickets are $35, and for non-members, $45.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please contact the AACC office at 414.462.9450.


African American Chamber of Commerce Mission
The African American Chamber of Commerce supports the growth and sustainability of businesses owned by African-Americans through five pillars of service; advocacy, access to capital, business development, entrepreneurship, and contracts. The AACC serves as the corner stone for educational training, resource programs, resources and economic growth opportunities with a specific emphasis on “Business in Action.”