The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal has recognized Michelle Wildenauer of The Lacek Group as one of 25 “Women To Watch” in the publication’s annual Women In Business Awards. Wildenauer, a senior partner and group account director at the agency, was among a roster of influential Twin Cities women who were honored in the categories of “Women To Watch,” “Industry Leaders” and one “Career Achievement” award.
“On behalf of the entire team here, we are thrilled to have Michelle receive this award,” said Dan Knudsen, Managing Director. “Not only is she an exceptional marketer, but she has an amazing work ethic and thoughtful leadership style. She has been and will continue to be a key contributor to the agency’s growth.”
With 23 years experience in the industry, Wildenauer is an award-winning loyalty marketing expert, holding a senior role at the agency for the past several years. As a group account director, she oversees loyalty and customer relationship management strategies for some of the world’s top brands, including Ford Motor Company and U.S. Bank.
Outside of The Lacek Group, Michelle has held many community service leadership positions with St. Ambrose of Woodbury School and Parish and Ballet Minnesota. She also volunteers at The Family Place in St. Paul.
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