Professional Growth
Personal Development
Giving Back to Our Community 
Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Sharon Wilson, 2016-2017 President


Join Business Women of Central MN Today!  Business Women of Central Minnesota (BWCM) fosters the success of workingwomen by providing career advancement resources, worklife strategies, and personal and professional networking connections.  Most of our current members are working in business, and include fields of legal, marketing, finance, social services, education, real estate, and entrepreneurship.

We create social opportunities that help develop friendships and networks, which are created at our monthly meetings, Coffee Club gatherings, and other events that take place throughout the year. 


Are you looking for a way to enhance your leadership skills?  Opportunities in leadership positions help our members increase their professional skills. Monthly speakers focus on personal, professional development, and educational topics. 


If you would like to learn more about our organization, feel free to join us at our next meeting!


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BWCM NEWS    Latest Activities


Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Time:  11:30 a.m. - 1:00 pm   

Location:   Anton's in Waite Park, Meeting Area on Main Level



New Member Presentation

Anita Chisholm, Tiimes Media, will be our presenter this month. 





BWCM held their Installation of Officers Ceremony during the May meeting.  



Meet our

2016-2017 Board of Directors





Seated:  Sharon Wilson, President, New Century Real Estate; (Left to Right) Bonnie Wenker, Recording Secretary, Crystal Cabinet Works; Connie Hauer, VP of Membership, Career Pro Services; Joy Sherwood, VP of Programming, Schepers Jewelers; Leeann Klimek, Treasurer, Klimek & Kasella Ltd; Berni Halaas, VP of Marketing & Communications, New Century Real Estate & Interiors by Berni.


Thank You, Betsey Lund Ross for Your Leadership!


Sharon Wilson acknowledges Betsey Lund Ross for her devotion and leadership to BWCM these past three (3) years as President of BWCM





We also want to thank our Outgoing Board Members for your commitment to our Board of Directors this past year!  Retiring from the Board:


Amanda Risberg, VP of Outreach, Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd

Amy Sauter, Recording Secretary, Lund Sauter PA

Nichole Olmscheid, VP of Programming


Retiring Committee Chairs:

Amanda Risberg, Coffee Club, Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd

Amy Sauter, Scholarship Committee, Lund Sauter PA

Marie Gerads, Finance Committee, Schlenner Wenner & Co


BWCM Coffee Club

Mark Your Calendars and Join Us as We Explore A New Topic Each Month

4th Tuesday of the Month

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. 

Panera Bread


View the List of Topics for our upcoming Get Togethers.


BWCM Learning Networking Giving Back_Wom[...]
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Business Women of Central Minnesota: A Professional Sisterhood

Local Organization Connects, Supports & Uplifts Women in Business
Style Magazine, July/August 2012

BWCM President is Recipient of St. Cloud Times

'5 Under 40' Award

Lund Identifies with Women in Business.  She isn't afraid to be the Woman Who Breaks Barriers


Betsey's Interview:  Audio