Discover the telltale signs of scams during the Professional Women’s Connection program | What to do

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Professional Women's Connection

Join Ripon/Green Lake Professional Women’s Connection and Theresa Weckwerth on Thursday, February 17 to learn to understand how common scams are perpetrated, common targets of financial scams, how to identify the telltale signs of a scam, and what to do if you believe you have been scammed.

Weckwerth has worked for Fortifi Bank for over 18 years and is Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management. As Enterprise Risk Manager at Fortifi Bank, his top priorities include monitoring bank-wide risks and implementing controls to help mitigate those risks. She oversees compliance, customer information security, business continuity, physical security, fraud, cybersecurity and BSA.

Weckwerth has a passion for protecting the bank, employees, customers and communities by managing the ever-changing risk environment and holds numerous certifications including Financial Crime Investigation from Utica College, Audit and Security through the Independent Community Bankers of America and a certification. in interviews and interrogations by the Reid Institute. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and attending her children’s sporting events.

This event will take place at 300 Club, W1802 County Road A, Green Lake, WI 54941. Registration and networking will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a presentation at 6 p.m.

Dinner will include a buffet of tomato bisque soup, garden salad and an assortment of mini sandwiches. Drinks can be purchased at a cash bar.

Reservations must be made by Monday, February 14 at noon and can be made by registering at The cost for members and students (with student ID) for the event is $15 and the cost for non-members is $20 – payable at the door or online at registration.

Professional Women’s Connection is a networking group that provides educational opportunities for local business and professional women, focusing on professional growth, personal development and improved leadership skills.

It is not a fundraising organization. Money for the annual scholarship comes from membership dues, allowing members to give back to the next generation of professional women.

Those interested in joining Professional Women’s Connection are encouraged to attend as guests before joining the organization.

Applications to join Professional Women’s Connection are available through Membership Chair Cassie Bornick at [email protected] and will also be available at the meeting.

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