Brian Bartel Honored as 2019 Wisconsin FBLA Business Person of the Year
Brian Bartel of Chilton has been honored by the Wisconsin Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) as the 2019 Business Person of the Year. The award was presented in April 2019 at the FBLA State Leadership Conference in Green Bay.
Bartel worked for 11 years as an IT professional at Chilton Public Schools before starting his own IT consulting business. He has served as Technical Director for the Engler Center for the Performing Arts for the last 16 years. In addition to Chilton FBLA, Bartel is actively involved with Friends of the Chilton Area Performing Arts and Calumet County Community Theatre, serving as an officer with both organizations.
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More about Brian on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-bartel-9b5373b6/
Information about FBLA (source: http://www.chilton.k12.wi.us/directory/34-ces-2ndgrade)
FBLA is an association of students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The purpose of FBLA is to provide, as an integral part of the instructional program, additional integrated learning opportunities for students to develop career supportive competencies and to promote civic and personal responsibilities.
The goals of the FBLA organization are to develop competent, aggressive business leadership; strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work; create more interest in and understanding of the American Business Enterprise; encourage members in the development of individual projects that contribute to the improvement of home, business and community; develop character, prepare for useful citizenship and foster patriotism; encourage and practice efficient money management; encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty; assist students in the establishment of occupational goals; and facilitate the transition from school to work.
FBLA members participate in local chapter activities throughout the year as well as participating in competitive events at the regional, state and national level.