Jim Lindenberg

From the moment he founded World Class Wire and Cable in 1994, Jim Lindenberg has turned risks into success to become one of southeastern Wisconsin’s best-known entrepreneurs.

He left a comfortable job to empty his savings and launch his own wire, cable and tubing manufacturing company, building it into an industry leader within five years. The company earned the Future 50 Award, recognizing it as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Southeastern Wisconsin, from 1998-2000. In 2007, World Class Wire and Cable was named Waukesha County Business of the Year and one of the Top 5,000 businesses in the United States by Inc. 500 Magazine. Jim was selected by the U.S. Small Business Administration as Wisconsin’s 2005 Small Business Person of the Year, and was a finalist for the national award in 2000. In 2007, Ernst & Young named him Entrepreneur of the Year for both Wisconsin and the Lake Michigan Area. He is just the 15th person worldwide to simultaneously hold the CSE (Certified Sales Executive) and CME (Certified Marketing Executive) certifications.

He sold World Class Wire and Cable to Anixter Inc. in 2008. Jim now operates JML Holdings, a commercial and residential property broker; Lindy Enterprises, a business consulting firm; Milwaukee Wave, the longest running Indoor Professional Soccer Team in the country.

In the community, Jim was named New Berlin Citizen of the Year in 2003, and was also honored as a 2003 Hero at Home by CNI Newspapers. He also sits on the board of the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce, Milwaukee Urban Soccer Collaborative, UW-Whitewater Business Advisory Board and Entrepreneur Advisory Board.

Jim is an active youth sports sponsor and coach. He supports numerous schools, libraries and youth groups.

Jim lives in the Lake Country area.

Jim’s Skills

  • • Sales and Marketing
  • • Creating Growth Plans
  • • Start up Businesses
  • • Building Business Plans
  • • Motivational Speaking
  • • Improving Cash Flows
  • • Improving Financials
  • • Helping Companies Gain an Edge

Mary Craig

Mary Craig’s current role as Business Consultant with Lindy Enterprises offers an expertise beyond most.  Her motto is “Internal Consulting: Real Inferno or Real Change?” Mary has direct experience working in the wire and cable industry for 20+ years, and her current Master’s in Industrial Organizational Psychology degree offers her further expertise in change management, workplace climate issues, human element of mergers/acquisitions, and workforce development.  Mary graduated from UW-Whitewater with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and a Minor in Criminal Justice.   She graduates from California Southern University’s Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology degree program July, 2016.  Mary’s work experience includes OEM Branch Sales Manager at Houston Wire and Cable,  Director of Administration/Operations Manager at World Class Wire and Cable, and Executive Assistant at Briggs and Stratton Corporation . While working at WCWC, Mary received her certification as an Internal ISO Auditor.  Most recently, Mary was a consultant for Houston Wire and Cable Company and a year later was hired as Branch Manager-OEM.  Her business experience includes:  analyzing and interpreting data, sales/marketing, quality management, inventory control, information systems, and purchasing.  Her education offers an expertise in: analyzing jobs and work, identifying training and development needs, coaching employees, and facilitating organizational change.  Mary has two children, Ryan and Courtney.  She enjoys spending time with her husband Brian attending sporting events, traveling, hiking, biking and anything outdoors.

Dan Lavinio

Dan Lavinio is a Certified Public Accountant, practicing general accounting, quickbooks and tax consultation for over 25 years. Graduated from UW-Whitewater December 1984, Dan has held various positions with local and mid sized accounting firms in the Milwaukee area. Dan held various positions in the private sector during his career, thus offering an inside and outside perspective to company consultation engagements.

Dan also holds a Series 7 and 63 licenses pertaining to investment sales. Dan has held positions with New Berlin Rotary, Malone Memorial Golf Open, New Berlin City Hall (Finance committee), West Allis Nathan Hale Booster Club, as well as being involved in various activities at the Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

Steve Storrs

Steve Storrs is an IT professional with 25 years of experience in the industry. Steve has experience installing and supporting secure Microsoft Windows based networks, UNIX and Linux servers, Citrix remote access systems and other common network solutions. Steve holds certifications in Microsoft, Citrix, HP-UX, Linux, Cisco and SCO UNIX. Helping small-to-medium sized businesses implement reliable network foundations, Steve always strives to achieve the lowest TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) for his clients. Steve prides himself on taking the sometimes complex technology and explaining it in terms that everyone can understand.

Consulting, project design, project implementation, hardware and software procurement, installation, troubleshooting and technical support are some of the many services that Steve provides.

When away from the computer, Steve likes to spend time with his wife Amy and his two children, coach his kid’s soccer teams and spend time with family and friends.