Community Conversations

We invite you to tune in each month as our President and CEO, Laurie Radke, sits down with a special guest to learn about their lives, businesses, their love for Greater Green Bay, and the value found in their Chamber membership. 

The series builds awareness about the people, purpose, and activities of our region.  It creates opportunities for us to convene, learn from, and deepen our connections with each other by building understanding, buy in, and ongoing participation from those who are dedicated to Greater Green Bay’s success and growth.  

Episode 1 - County Executive Troy Streckenbach

Released 1.25.22

In this very first edition of our Community Conversations series, Chamber President & CEO, Laurie Radke, chats with Brown County Executive Troy Streckenbach. They cover a variety of topics including the Port of Green Bay, Resch Expo and what the futures looks like for the county.

Episode 2 - Steve Van Remortel

Released 3.31.22

On this episode of Community Conversations, Laurie Radke, President/CEO of the Greater Green Bay Chamber, is joined by Steve Van Remortel, Founder/CEO, MyTalentPlanner, Inc. and Stop The Vanilla, LLC.

Steve and Laurie discuss why Greater Green Bay is such a great place to work, live, and raise a family. Steve also provides insight into what it was like starting his own business.

Episode 3 - Bobbi Webster

Released 4.28.22

On this episode of Community Conversations, Laurie Radke, President/CEO of the Greater Green Bay Chamber, is joined by Bobbi Webster, Director of Public Relations for Oneida Nation. Bobbi shares what she would want others to know about Oneida Nation, its people and culture, as well as what her outlook is for the future.


Episode 4 - Susan Finco

Released 5.10.22

On this episode of Community Conversations, Susan Finco, President of Leonard & Finco Public Relations joins Chamber President/CEO, Laurie Radke, to converse about how she has grown a successful business in Greater Green Bay, her role on the Green Bay Packers Board of Directors, and advice she’s offered to guide others in their careers.


Episode 5 - Mark Skogen

Released 6.8.22

On this episode of Community Conversations, Chamber President & CEO Laurie Radke is joined by Mark Skogen, third generation grocer and current President and CEO of Skogen’s Festival Foods. Additionally, Mark leads Boomerang Management properties which includes Capital Credit Union Park, the Green Bay Rockers, and the EPIC Event Center. During this episode, Mark gives viewers a glimpse into his journey and how he strives to give back and enrich the lives of those in the communities served by his companies.