Jim Lindenberg and his former company, World Class Wire & Cable, together have won 33 distinguished awards.

Jim accepting the Future 50 Award

Here are a few:

  • Jim Lindenberg, founder and president of WCWC, has the distinction of being the 15th person worldwide to obtain both CSE (Certified Sales Executive) and CME (Certified Marketing Executive).
  • Jim Lindenberg, founder and president of World Class Wire and Cable, Inc., was named New Berlin 2003 Citizen of the Year.
  • Jim Lindenberg was named the 2003 Hero at Home by the Southwest-Midwest CNI Newspapers.
  • Jim Lindenberg was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Wisconsin’s 2004 Runner-up Small Business Person of the Year.
  • Jim Lindenberg was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Wisconsin’s 2005 Small Business Person of the Year.
  • Jim Lindenberg was named a 2005 Bravo! Entrepreneur by the Small Business Times.
  • Jim Lindenberg was selected as a finalist for the 2005 Wisconsin Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • Jim Lindenberg was presented a special award called Financial Risk Taking by the Wisconsin Family Business of the Year in 2006.
  • Jim Lindenberg was selected as a winner: Best of Wisconsin and finalist for the Lake Michigan Area Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2006.
  • Jim Lindenberg was selected as a winner for both Best of Wisconsin and Best of Lake Michigan Area Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2007.
  • Jim Lindenberg was honored as one of the 100 Faces for 100 Years By the National Association of Electrical Distributors in 2008.
  • Jim Lindenberg selected as Bravo! Regional Spirit Award in 2010.
  • Jim Lindenberg has received the Don Richards Leadership Award from the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce in 2010.
  • Jim Lindenberg has received the Living and Giving Award from the Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation for 2011.
  • Jim Lindenberg has received the Distinquished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater for 2012.
  • Jim Lindenberg has been inducted into the New Berlin West Booster’s Hall of Fame.
  • Jim Lindenberg  has received the Distinguished Alumni Award for Professional Achievement  from Cardinal Stritch University for 2014.
  • Jim Lindenberg received the United Way 2015 Bruce Gill Community Leader Award.
  • Jim Lindenberg was inducted into Arrowhead High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015.