Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Friday, April 26, 2019 | 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. | Town Square Ballroom

Please join us for Green Lake Renewal's second annual Entrepreneur of the Year awards honoring entrepreneurs from two local companies that have proven that business success and community engagement can go hand in hand.


Matt Trotter

Horseradish Kitchen + Market

John & Jennifer Meiborg

Shoreline Boat Center

Keynote Speaker

Mike Maddock

CEO & Founding Partner, Maddock Douglas

With a track record of entrepreneurship support including the culinary business incubator Green Lake Kitchens, The Market at Town Square, and the entrepreneurship support program Green Lake BizStarts, Green Lake Renewal is committed to growing our economy helping new businesses succeed. 

Green Lake Renewal's Entrepreneur of the Year is an annual award breakfast that recognizes local entrepreneurs who have built thriving companies. The event is designed to inspire others to embrace the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship.

Mike Maddock is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, global keynote speaker and “Idea Monkey.”

Mike Maddock is a serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, global keynote speaker and “Idea Monkey.”

Mike Maddock

Keynote Speaker

Mike co-founded Maddock Douglas in 1991 and has been actively evolving the business since then. Launching businesses, authoring books and countless articles, and delivering keynotes across the country, Mike inspires the team at Maddock Douglas with his relentless pursuit of what’s next. He has a passion for empowering leaders, helping them find their own entrepreneurial spirit and empowering curiosity.

Outside of Maddock Douglas, Mike is a serial entrepreneur who has launched more than six successful companies. He is a highly rated keynote speaker, boardroom facilitator and a trusted advisor to global CEOs. He has written three books about innovation, which have been rated No. 1 on Amazon, and is currently writing his fourth. He is a Forbes and Bloomberg Businessweek columnist.

Mike also has led groups of famous business thinkers. He has chaired the Gathering of Titans Entrepreneurial Conclave at MIT and is the past Chapter chairman of both Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) in Chicago.

Most important, Mike is a dad, husband, friend and, of course, an Idea Monkey.

Learn more about Mike: https://mike-maddock.com/


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