Doyenne Group lives on after death of co-founder, plans to grow its reach

Amy Gannon’s legacy of empowering female entrepreneurs will live on as Doyenne Group grows its reach in Wisconsin.

The nonprofit, with locations in Madison and Milwaukee, plans to develop partnerships in more Wisconsin cities to provide support to businesswomen in those communities and direct them to the programs and resources Doyenne provides, said executive director Heather Wentler, who co-founded Doyenne with Gannon. The effort is supported by a $65,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.’s Entrepreneurship Support Program.

Gannon, 47, and her 13-year-old daughter, Jocelyn, died in a helicopter crash while on vacation in Hawaii in late December.

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