Michael Williams

Michael Williams

Director of Business & Entrepreneurship Clinic

Michael Williams has over 23 years of experience as a financial and operations executive in small, mid-sized and large companies. He has experience in accounting, finance, treasury, sales operations, budgeting and strategic planning. He has direct experience in managing small and mid-sized companies through expansive growth. Mr. Williams is well versed in start-up businesses' challenges and their specific needs. He also has experience starting and running his own consulting business that helped small to mid-sized companies raise capital for growth. He is currently the Director of Entrepreneurship Activities and the Director of the Business and Entrepreneurship Clinic at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Hannah O'brien

Hannah O’Brien

MBA Student Consultant

Business ventures and management have always been an interest of Hannah's, leading her to study finance and marketing as an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.This education provided a broad base of business knowledge to leverage throughout her career. During this time she also served as the Manager and Chairman of the Board of a student-run business on campus where she had the opportunity to develop entrepreneurial skills. Following graduation, she began her career as a consultant with Baker Tilly in Chicago working on enterprise transformation projects in diverse teams, helping clients solve business problems and operationalize new programs. This summer she was a Global Marketing Intern on the Innovation Lab team at S.C. Johnson. She is a current member of the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Brand & Product Management Class of 2020 and a Weinert Center Fellow.

Nimi Ehr

Nimi Ehr

MBA Student Consultant

Nimi moved from New York City to Madison, WI to earn a B.S. in Chemistry, with minors in Physics and Environmental Studies. After graduating, she joined a University of Wisconsin-based startup as their first employee and spent 4 years building an industrial-scale prototype of their wastewater treatment technology, directing a cross-functional team of consultants, and executing pilot projects. This past summer she was an MBA Customer Qualifications Manager at Micron Technology, working on process optimization for a $5B business unit. She is currently an MBA candidate at the Wisconsin School of Business, Erdman Center for Operations and Technology Management, Class of 2020 and a Weinert Center Fellow.