MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today that is has reached 500 current and active members of the LGBT Chamber with the addition of the Milwaukee Brewers, who are joining as a gold founding member.
“We are so thrilled to welcome the Milwaukee Brewers as our newest gold founding member,” said Jason Rae, executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “The Milwaukee Brewers are a true hometown team, committed to supporting and engaging all members of our diverse community. We look forward to working with the team to grow an even stronger pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin.”
“We’re excited to join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber as their newest gold founding member,” said Brewers Chief Operating Officer Rick Schlesinger. “The Milwaukee Brewers strive to be an inclusive and welcoming team, focused on supporting all of our fans and employees – including members of the LGBT community. As an organization, diversity and inclusion is very important to us and we look forward to a strong partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber over the years to come.”
As a gold member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, the Milwaukee Brewers will receive a listing in the online business directory, a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Advisory Council, and more.
“Reaching 500 current and active members three months before our five-year anniversary far beat our expectations and we are so grateful to do that with the Milwaukee Brewers. We are so proud to welcome them into our Chamber family,” added Rae.
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has 500 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.