Category Archives: Social Capital Podcast

010: Networking deep instead of wide with Christie Ruffino

About Christie Ruffino Christie Ruffino is a serial entrepreneur who has had a very purposeful journey since she started building her business tribe over 10 years ago. It has all come together in a way that now serves her clients at the highest level. From her first entrepreneurial effort as the Top Girl Scout Cookie […]

011: Challenging yourself in networking with Pattie Simone

About Pattie Simmone Pattie Simone is an acclaimed PR and Business Strategist, and founder of, an entrepreneurial and career advancement source. Pattie works with entrepreneurs, individuals and companies to optimize their communications, sales and marketing, via smarter branding and content, integrated print & web marketing, engaging videos, strategic social media, and public relations. Pattie […]

009: From teacher to model, networking has helped Mandie Mutchie every step of the way

About Mandie Mutchie Mandie Mutchie changes lives and plays dress up – or at least that’s what her business card says. She went to UW-Madison for Education and French, and while she was teaching, she modeled on the side. When she realized she wasn’t getting younger, but wanted to stay in the industry, she developed […]

007: How to be the person everyone wants to be around with Brian Lee

Ep: 7 Featuring: Brian Lee About Brian Lee Brian Lee, APR, is the president of Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media, as well as a part-time lecturer on social media at Madison Area Technical College. Business Magazine named Brian to its “40 Under 40” list in 2012, and PRSA-Madison named him its 2013 Communicator of […]

001: Networking for introverts with Jordon Meyer

Our first guest, Jordon has over 10 years of online marketing experience, and has managed over $40 million in paid search spend. Jordon has managed digital marketing for over 75 companies, ranging from start-up to Fortune 50 companies throughout the US, Canada and UK. His expertise in eCommerce was in full play while managing PPC […]

002: Jeremy Prach, high school teacher by day, networker and events mastermind by night

By day, Jeremy is a high school teacher, by night he’s a powerful networker and mastermind behind a number of fantastic events in the Milwaukee area including: The Riverwest 24, The Milwaukee Community Hockey League, the Flat Out Friday Motorcycle Show.   How do you go from High school teacher to big event promoter? ·         […]

004: Social equity with Gina Cocking

Gina Cocking is a Managing Director and Partner at Colonnade Advisors LLC, a boutique investment bank specializing in sell-side mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising in the financial and business services sectors. Colonnade’s clients are large corporate entities typically selling a non-strategic business, private equity firms and founder/family owned companies. After college at the University of […]