Mike Winkler has recently joined UW-Extension Fond du Lac County as an Entrepreneurship Educator. His work will be centered on teaching Going Solo workshops for community members interested in starting their own businesses, honing their basic business skills, and exploring the idea that “everyone is an entrepreneur.” Of special emphasis will be service to traditionally underserved groups. Mike will also work with IGNITE! Business Success, the Fond du Lac County-based resource network for innovators and entrepreneurs, to teach entrepreneurship skills to young people as they explore potential careers and ways to succeed in the work world.
Winkler has extensive experience in entrepreneurship as the owner of his own consulting business. He served in the US Army doing military contracting work for more than 20 years, and currently teaches business, finance, and entrepreneurship in the Business Department at UW-Fond du Lac. Winkler welcomes the public to contact him with any project ideas or business start-up questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920/929-3173 (711 for WI Relay).