Laura is a strategic business leader with a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Having previously launched two successful start-ups, she's passionate about identifying creative solutions to meet evolving business needs. She gets energy from helping leaders reach their full potential and is invested in their success.
Laura holds an MBA, a BA in Mass Communication - Journalism and is a Certified Trainer. She has held senior leadership roles within the financial services, manufacturing, and communications sectors and specializes in organizations with large, complex sales distribution channels.
Darcy Ripple is a WGP Principal and Brand & Marketing Strategist who works with business owners and leaders to propel their businesses and develop deeply loyal advocates. Darcy believes in the tremendous opportunity marketing creates for businesses looking to differentiate their services and cement their place in the market. After spending more than a decade in high-profile sales and marketing roles with Fortune 500 companies, Darcy shifted gears to focus on enabling professionals that so often forgo strategic marketing due to lack of expertise and the demands of day-to-day work. Her commitment to actionable marketing has enabled businesses across the country to develop sound marketing strategies for success now and into the future.
Darcy is a certified trainer, a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma academic fraternity, and active with the Junior League of Denver. She holds two degrees from Purdue University in Selling & Sales Management and Entrepreneurship, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.
When she’s not hard at work, Darcy enjoys getting outdoors in Colorado with her husband Mike and spoiling their two rescue dogs Finley and Tigra.
Dana Jankins is a writer and WGP Marketing Manager who helps business owners tell their stories in the most impactful way for their long-term business and marketing success.
Dana believes that everyone has a story worth telling, and she is motivated by the opportunity to help business owners craft their own narrative to facilitate deeper relationships with their clientele and expand their reach. Dana’s thought leadership, analytical mindset, and articulate written and verbal communication skills have landed her unique technical and creative marketing experiences in a variety of fields.
Dana holds a BA in Professional and Technical Writing from UW-Milwaukee.