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Christian Business Leaders Summit

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 10:45 AM - 1:15 PM | Recreation Complex | * REGISTER NOW *

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The next Christian Business Leaders Summit will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Registration and networking begin at 10:45 a.m. At 11:45, enjoy a plated lunch and the keynote address by Todd Teske, President and CEO of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, titled "Servant Leadership in Business Transformation."

Following the keynote, there will be a panel discussion on Servant Leadership. The event will conclude by 1:15 p.m.



If you have questions about the event or would like information regarding Christian Leadership Series sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jeremy Bock at 414.443.8935 or by email.

Recreation Complex - Time of Grace Center
8725 W. Wisconsin Avenue
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Free event parking is available in the Parking Center, 8701 W. Wisconsin Avenue.


2018 Todd Teske

Keynote: Todd Teske

President and CEO
Briggs & Stratton Corporation                


Todd J. Teske serves as the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Briggs & Stratton Corporation. Prior to joining Briggs & Stratton, Todd worked at Arthur Andersen, where he served various clients from small business to international conglomerates, lead and performed several merger investigations, and was involved in many public equity and debt offerings.  

Todd earned his BBA (Accounting) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and his MBA degree from Northwestern University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Todd serves on the Board of Directors of Badger Meter, Inc., Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Lennox International, Inc., The Management Association (MRA), Wisconsin Manufacturer's & Commerce (WMC), Greater Milwaukee Committee (GMC), Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC), Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), and The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), and he is on the Business Advisory Board for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business and Chairman of MiKE (Innovation in Milwaukee).   


2018 CBLS Daniels

Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion
Aurora Health Care

2018 CBLS Gloeckner  

Founder & Owner

  2018 CBLS Jurken

President & CEO
Majic Productions

2018 CBLS Tschacher

Director of Marketing
Thrivent Financial


ERICKAJOY DANIELS is a community resource who has nearly two decades of development and consulting experience. She  leads the system-wide rollout of diversity and inclusion efforts at Aurora Health Care, Wisconsin's largest private employer and one of the country's most comprehensive integrated health care systems. Previously, Erickajoy was responsible for organizational development and global talent management at Brady Corporation in Milwaukee. She also held progressive employee development positions at the Federal Bureau of Prisons in Washington, D.C. As an active community leader, Erickajoy enjoys serving as a trustee at Mount Mary University. Additionally, she is active in TEMPO Milwaukee Professional Women's Network. She is co-founder and board member of One MKE, an organization dedicated to addressing cultural divides in the Milwaukee community. Erickajoy also serves on several boards including Cultural Commons for 88Nine Radio Milwaukee, Raynor Memorial Library for Marquette University, A.L.I.V.E. Milwaukee, Links Inc. of Milwaukee, and is seated on the leadership team as chaplain for the Milwaukee chapter of Jack and Jill of America. Over the years, Erickajoy has earned several recognitions for her dedication to the community, including a three-time recipient of the Milwaukee Black Excellence award, the Milwaukee Business Journal's 40 Under 40 award, and the Milwaukee Business Journal's Women of Influence award. Erickajoy has a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and is earning a master's degree in management through Marian University.

CHELSEA GLOECKNER is a registered dietitian, pursuing a Master of Science degree in nutrition at Mount Mary University. She founded VICTAE LLC in the summer of 2015, a nutrition coaching business that serves corporations, high-performing professionals, and elite athletes, helping people reach peak performance through nutrition. She is one of only 40 in the world to become a METS Level I Specialist, allowing her to train clients to become metabolically efficient. Chelsea works with triathletes, ironman competitors, and cyclists at Peak Performance Professionals in Brookfield. As an undergraduate at Washington and Lee University in her home state of Virginia, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa as a pre-med and religion major. She conducted biological research at Washington and Lee as well as cancer research at the University of Virginia, where she was published as first author in a medical school textbook.

Milwaukee native MICHAEL JURKEN had dreams of becoming an entrepreneur as early as age 12, when he volunteered to be the DJ at his grade school dance. Starting with just a boom box and a few cassettes, Jurken transformed his entrepreneurial dreams into reality with Majic Productions, Midwestern-based sound, video, and lighting production company. At age 30, Jurken already has more than 15 years of experience as a business owner as well as with a full-time staff of more than 35 full-time employees who produce over 1,000 events each year around the world such as the Super Bowl, US Open, and the national presidential campaigns. In 2010, Entrepreneurs' Organization acknowledged Jurken as one of the top 25 student entrepreneurs in the world, and in 2018 the Milwaukee Business Journal recognized Jurken in its annual 40 Under 40 list. Jurken regularly lectures at many universities across the Midwest on Generation Y Entrepreneurship and its numerous benefits.

BRANDON TSCHACHER serves as the Director of Marketing for Thrivent Financial. In his role, Brandon helps oversee, along with a regional Board of Directors, the charitable contributions and partnerships of the Thrivent Member Network in South Wisconsin, which last year had a societal impact of more than 12 million dollars. In addition to his work a Thrivent, Brandon also serves on the Advisory Board of Directors for the Salvation Army in Milwaukee County, as Co-President of its emerging professional auxiliary, Echelon, and was recently named to the Milwaukee Business Journal's 40 Under 40 class of 2018.  


Special thanks to our event sponsors:


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