Propel Women’s Circles

Each Propel Women’s Circle gathers women leaders monthly to connect with one another, grow in confidence, and learn new skills to help them advance in their careers.  An experienced, local female business leader guides each Circle through a pre-determined leadership and growth curriculum.

Circles meet monthly starting in January 2022

$250 (Chamber members only)

Currently seeking

Sponsors: Companies who boldly want to associate their logo/brand with supporting women in leadership to sponsor our circles.


   2022 Propel Sponsors

2022 Propel Coaches

Cate Hollowitsch

Director of Marketing, Nesnah Ventures

About Cate

Cate Hollowitsch is the Director of Marketing for Nesnah Ventures, a La Crosse area private equity firm. She is an energetic, results-driven marketing professional with more than 24 years of experience and a proven track record in all areas of business. Fueled by her passion for marketing, she focuses on helping their portfolio of companies with branding, commercialization, and marketing best practices. As an executive, she also serves as a strategic advisor across the portfolio.

Cate excels at bringing any vision to life and uses her ingenuity to identify and solve any problem.  She holds a BSBA and an MBA but has learned more about building brands by simply getting out in the world and doing it.

Elizabeth Ressie

Director of Human Resources, Dairyland Power Cooperative

About Elizabeth
Elizabeth Ressie is Director, Human Resources for Dairyland Power Cooperative where she leads Dairyland’s Human Resources Team. Ressie joined Dairyland as Senior Human Resources Business Consultant in January 2020.

Prior to joining Dairyland, Ressie was the Director, Human Resources for BIC Graphic. She joined BIC Graphic in 2014 and was a strategic Human Resources leader within the organization focused on leading a multi-site HR team while designing, planning and implementing HR solutions by establishing HR processes, programs, and policies, including benefits, compensation, employee relations, HR metrics/data analysis, leadership development, performance management, rewards and recognition, staffing forecast/labor management and succession planning. Before joining BIC Graphic, Ressie was an HR Generalist for Peerless Chain Company and McNeilus Companies, Inc.

Ressie is a graduate of Winona State University with a dual degree in Human Resources and Business Administration. She also earned her Master of Human Resources Management from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is certified as a Senior Certified Professional from the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP) and a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the HR Certification Institute.

                            Available Sponsorships

Showcase your company as a supporter of promoting women in leadership.

Contact Angela Seeger: 608.784.4880 or Email >>

Headline Sponsor - $7,500

This is our highest profile sponsorship offered to just one company with many exclusive offerings including:

  • Exclusive:  Propel Women’s Circles listed as presented by your company in external communication.
  • Exclusive: Recognition on reusable lanyard nametags given to all participants.
  • Exclusive: Two (2) complimentary registrations for the 2022 Propel Women’s Circles Program.
  • Exclusive: Opportunity to attend and welcome Propel Circles Program participants at the 2022 closing celebration.
  • Logo listed on the event registration page.
  • Logo recognition in the welcome packet given to all participants.
Propel Sponsor - $2,000

Limited to five businesses.

This sponsorship showcases your company to all Propel Women’s Circles participants. It includes:

  • Logo listed on the event registration page.
  • Logo recognition in the welcome packet given to all participants.
  • Opportunity to attend the 2022 Propel Women’s Circles Program closing celebration.