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Distinguished Entrepreneurship Lunch: Tyler Leeper, Wingra & Brittingham Boats

March 8 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Tyler Leeper is the owner and operator of Wingra Boats and Brittingham Boats, rental marinas in Madison. He got his BA in Political Science from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR and his MBA from the Wisconsin School of Business in Entrepreneurship. Tyler purchased Wingra Boats at the age of 22 and has expanded the company to summer camps, instruction, special events while keeping the attention on the community. Tyler expanded operations to Vilas Beach in 2008 and started Brittingham Boats in 2013. From 2008 through 2012 he served as the General Manager of ProactiCare, a medical monitoring company, helping the company raise $600,000 in the end of 2008 and managing the redevelopment of the product and platform to be market ready.

About the Distinguished Entrepreneurship Lunch Program

The Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship offers a weekly Distinguished Entrepreneurs Lunch program where local experts on entrepreneurship tell their unique story and answer questions from students on the UW campus. The sessions occurred during the lunch hour (12:15-1:15 p.m.) in room 5110 and are held most Wednesdays during the fall and spring semesters.

Please consider joining us on Wednesdays! Seating is limited so RSVP to Lisa Collins at lisa.collins@wisc.edu. These lunches and other entrepreneurship events can be found at  http://bus.wisc.edu/centers/weinert/events.


March 8
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
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Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship


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