Tammi Funk & Vanessa Chrisemer - Women In Business Series: Can Friends Be In Business Together?

Episode Summary

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with your best friend How in the world could that possibly work out? Tammi Funk, Owner of Green T Design, a successful Marketing company in Central PA, and Vanessa Chrisemer, her Marketing Director, have made working together and keeping their friendship intact look easy! They’ve actually been doing it for several years now! Tune in to hear how they went from being employed in positions they didn’t like, to getting started in, and growing, a business, as well as the things they do to make it work, day to day. They share some valuable tips that can be applied to business and friendship, including why it’s important to include God in your business.

Episode Notes

About Tammi & Vanessa:

Tammi Funk is the Owner and Creative Director of Green T Design in Carlisle, PA. Her firm reflects her passion for enthusiastic design and cohesive branding messages with creative marketing campaigns, print material and content, website design, search engine optimization and social media management for small to mid-size businesses. She opened her business on April 18, 2005 and has grown the company from a home-based location to an office in downtown Carlisle with 5 employees. Tammi thrives on building relationships and the comradery of working with small to mid-sized businesses and working with them to achieve their goals with their own budgets in mind.

In her spare time, Tammi loves spending time with her daughter and fiancé, Jimmy. She also loves to be outdoors, golfing, gardening, and touring wineries.

Vanessa Chrisemer is the Marketing Director for Green T Design. She manages Social Media for numerous clients and teaches in-house Social Media Classes, creates Marketing Strategies and handles Content Creation. She writes copy for our client’s web, print and social needs. She also supports our SEO and Search Strategy services.

Vanessa has a BA in Communications from PSU where she focused her attention on creative print Journalism. Her prior experience includes event planning, business communications, corporate social media, and outside sales.

Outside of work, Vanessa teaches Zumba Fitness locally and loves to travel with her husband Bryan and play with their son, Liam. She’s a foodie at heart and loves to cook, too!

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About Kathleen:

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