Megan Pirelli ’13 MBA ’19

SNC-connected co-workers make sure America eats its greens

Megan Pirelli ’13 MBA ’19 and Ashley Ponschok MBA ’19 shared ground-level experience at a food-tech start-up that’s serving up fresh greens for K-12 pupils and food pantry clients.

Upcoming events
WEBINAR | Economic Intel for Wisconsin And the New North Region 2021
1:30-2:30 p.m. CDT|Virtual

In this free webinar, hear an overview of the outlook for Wisconsin and the New North region from Peter Barca, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DoR), and Marc Schaffer, director of the Center for Business & Economic Analysis (CBEA) at St. Norbert College.

Sponsored By: Associated Bank

SEMINAR | Coaching Employees Through Change: Lead Like a Coach, Spark Innovation and Reduce Stress
8:30-10:30 a.m. CDT|Virtual via Zoom
Join Jeff Nally, executive coach, speaker and author, to learn the latest neuroscience showing how our brains respond to uncertainty, change and stress at work; discover five ways to dampen stress-based emotions at work and how to apply those strategies to dampen your own, stressful situations; craft coaching questions to reduce your employees’ stress at work; and more!

WEBINAR | Success Mindset 007
Noon-12:40 p.m. CDT|Virtual via Zoom
Should you choose to accept it, your mission is to realize your potential and live up to it by taking action steps toward reaching your goals. Join Kirsty Blattner, director of Work Horse Performance Coaching, for this webinar on success mindset.

SEMINAR | Success Mindset Masterclass
8:30-10:30 a.m. CDT|Virtual

This fun, experiential workshop utilizes neuro-linguistic programming techniques to scaffold your success. You’ll recognize opportunities to supercharge your mind, body and soul to reach new life-changing goals. Kirsty Blattner, director of Work Horse Performance Coaching, will help you reframe barriers to release them or find solutions to get around them so you can change your life, goal by goal.

WEBINAR | Strategic Implementation: How to Avoid Fast Start/No Finish
Noon-12:40 p.m. CDT|Virtual

Why is implementing strategy so difficult for even the most talented teams? In this interactive session, former Fortune 100 executive Scott Propp will show you the common, but often hidden, pitfalls in implementing strategy with a real focus on results. Discover the most common blind spots (and how you can avoid them) and learn specific techniques that will help you move through friction and breakdowns to greater results.

SEMINAR | Executing Well: How to Apply the Four Pivotal Leadership Capabilities Required to Drive Results
8:30-10:30 a.m. CDT|Virtual via Zoom
Gain an understanding of how to identify and develop the four key capacities in yourself and other leaders that are essential to creating more effective teams and projects. Former Fortune 100 executive Scott Propp will share a client-tested, competence-based model you can use to build on natural strengths, mitigate blind spots and identify the specific steps you can take to grow your influence and complete the pivotal projects that lead to sustainable growth and lasting results for your organization.

WEBINAR | Storytelling With Data: An Introduction
Noon-12:40 p.m. CDT|Virtual via Zoom

Marc Schaffer, associate professor of economics at St. Norbert College, will focus on the nature of storytelling in general and how to apply it to your data to tell a compelling narrative for your organization. Gain a fresh perspective on how to tell a cogent data story in both static and dynamic fashions.

  • RESEARCH Strategic Research Institute to participate in COVID-19 survey partnership SNC’s Strategic Research Institute will partner with Women’s Funds in Northeastern Wisconsin to conduct a survey that will lend local data to the assertion made nationwide that women have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 over the past year.
    RESEARCH Supporting service strategies with information technologies Jamie O'Brien (Management) co-authored a study titled “The role The role of information systems and knowledge codification for service provision strategies,” published recently in the Journal of Service Theory and Practice, a leading journal in service management.
    LEADERSHIP Leadership chief wins Most Valuable rank in Green Bay Packers Program The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Dean Stewart ’88 has been named Most Valuable Mentor in the Green Bay Packers Mentor Protégé Graduation Program.
  • BUSINESS Business professor weighs in on pandemic-proof small businesses Lucy Arendt (Management) was recently featured in an article from WalletHub that gives a state-by-state look at small businesses and their level of resiliency during the pandemic. She shares her thoughts on steps businesses can take to adapt to – and survive – the current economic conditions.
    CURRICULUM New data analytics major launches

    St. Norbert adds a new and rigorous data analytics major to its offerings, giving students exposure to innovative methodologies that support the critical data-driven decision-making organizations need. 

    ECONOMICS Marc Schaffer on economic recovery Marc Schaffer (Economics) shares insights on how economic recovery is looking a year into the pandemic. “It looks like there’s some more optimism coming in some of our economic data, which is good,” Schaffer says in the Spectrum News 1 article.
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