Sara Wild – 2017 Future 5
In a remark from one of her nominations, “Sara’s commitment to our community through a number of efforts is truly inspiring.” Sara Wild, Graphic Designer for Michels Corporation has shown her commitment to the betterment of Fond du Lac through the giving of her time and talents.
Beyond her career responsibilities, Wild serves as a teacher for Fond du Lac’s Junior Achievement; board member, special events committee chair and marketing committee member for the Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund; member and marketing committee co-chair for the Young Professionals of Fond du Lac; member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Wisconsin; member of In-Source (In-House Creative Leadership Organization) and more.
In the past year, Wild founded a “Ladies Wine and Design” chapter in Fond du Lac, providing a monthly forum for women in creative careers to discuss design thinking, business and more. Professionally, she created and sustained the Michels magazine and used a strategic approach to rebrand Michels’ benefit packet.
In her words, “Above all, I hope to make the most impact by inspiring others to give their time and talents to a cause they are passionate about. We live in a world where everyone is always ‘too busy’ but finding time to volunteer is not only incredibly rewarding and educational, it lays the foundation for the next generation and strengthens the community.”