Join Jeremy Fojut, Co-Founder of NEWaukee, and Alexa Alfaro, Co-Founder of Meat on the Street, for a recurring inclusive and immersive show that tells stories of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods, small businesses, entrepreneurs and non profits.
This ForeFront will highlight Milwaukee’s Shorewood neighborhood, and will feature Steph Salvia, Executive Director of the Shorewood Downtown Business Improvement District; Pat Algiers, President of Chemistry in Place; Anne Leplae, Executive Director of Alliance Française de Milwaukee; and Chris “Tink” Tinker, Owner of Three Lions Pub.
This event is part of NEWaukee’s Cloud Cafe brought to you by Ginger Lazovik, Shorewest Realtors and North Shore Bank. The Cloud Cafe is an online platform for connectors and creators to find belonging during this time of unprecedented isolation. Sign up for NEWaukee’s newsletter for weekly updates about new events.
Steph Salvia is the Executive Director for the Shorewood Business Improvement District, a village just north of Milwaukee on the shores of Lake Michigan. In addition, she owns an outdoor event production business called Serendipitous Solutions. Steph has over 15 years of experience in nonprofit management, specifically business district leadership, public relations and outreach and has been producing events for more than 10 years that range from a few hundred to over 50,000 attendees. She received her bachelor’s degree from UW-Milwaukee and her Master’s degree from Mount Mary in Milwaukee. When she is not in full on event-production-mode, you can find Steph at CrossFit, reading, attending events, or embarrassing her teenagers.
Pat Algiers developed Chemistry in Place to apply her knowledge and experience, as well as that of the Chemistry in Place team, to deliver wholly integrated solutions to client problems and concerns. The areas of knowledge and expertise used in problem solving include visioning, interior & architectural design, public art, real estate, mapping, branding, marketing, communication strategy, graphics, public health, and project management.
Anne Leplae is the Executive Director of the Alliance Française de Milwaukee, a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote French language and cultural exchange. The Alliance Française de Milwaukee is affiliated with the world wide network of Alliances Françaises. Anne has been with the Alliance Française since 1998. Before joining the Alliance Française, Anne worked in refugee resettlement with Russians in Chicago and literacy work with immigrant women in France. Anne lives and works in Shorewood and attended Shorewood High School. Anne raised her daughter, Madeleine Herisson-Leplae, in Shorewood.
Chris "Tink" Tinker
Christopher Tinker – better known as Tink – is the Co-Owner of Three Lions Pub in Shorewood. Established in 2011, Three Lions Pub is an authentic British pub that provides patrons and newcomers with an electric blend of English culinary standbys, traditional American Cuisine, and offers a variety of local and imported beers and wines. Three Lions Pub also is the premier soccer pub for all major soccer leagues around the world (EPL, La Liga, Bundesliga, etc).