Panel of business experts share insights with Vonn on staying
passionate and growing as a leader
NEW YORK -- (Business Wire)
Decorated athlete Lindsey Vonn pioneered downhill skiing as a solo
athlete. Now she’s teaming up with a network of successful small
business experts and Chase
Ink® Business Credit Cards as she explores what’s next as an
The collaboration kicked off today in New York as small business owners
gathered for the panel, “Beyond the Slopes with Lindsey Vonn: A Small
Business Event.” A replay of the dynamic discussion is available on Lindsey’s
Facebook page. Panelists included Rebecca Minkoff, fashion designer
and co-founder of Rebecca Minkoff; Matt Mayberry, internationally
acclaimed keynote speaker and author; and Melissa Butler, founder and
CEO of The Lip Bar and a loan recipient of Detroit’s Entrepreneurs of
Color Fund, which was established by the Detroit Development Fund,
JPMorgan Chase and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Just a few wins away from beating the all-time wins record in her sport,
Vonn reflected on how a lifetime of lessons from the slopes naturally
translates to managing a growing business in the resource guide “Beyond
“Downhill skiing requires me to maximize the momentum of the slopes to
propel me through the flats. I’m using that same fearless embrace to
explore what’s next for my career,” said Vonn. “But just like my skiing
career, it’s critical that I surround myself with successful small
business mentors and coaches. Chase Ink continues to be key in helping
me form what’s next for my future, facilitating these incredible
“Lindsey is the face of downhill skiing and one of the most decorated
athletes in her sport. This success goes beyond innate talent – she has
pushed the boundaries and overcome challenges at every turn. Chase Ink
is excited and proud to stand beside her and small business owners
everywhere as they push the limit to seize new opportunities. We know
that by applying the same passion she uses in her skiing career, Lindsey
will accomplish great things in her future business endeavors,” said
Jeff Hofmann, general manager of Chase Ink business cards.
To learn more about the Ink portfolio of credit cards with rewards
designed for your small business, visit www.Chase.com/Ink.
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About Lindsey Vonn
Lindsey Vonn is an Olympic gold and bronze medal-winning alpine ski
racer for the U.S. Ski Team, as well as a New York Times bestselling
author. She is the most successful female skier of all time, and holds
four World Cup titles, making her one of only 6 women to win World Cup
races in all five disciplines of Alpine skiing. Lindsey served as
an International Games Ambassador in the 2018 Winter
Olympics. Lindsey is also the founder of the Lindsey Vonn Foundation,
established to empower young girls. When she's not traveling the globe,
Lindsey enjoys spending time with her three dogs in Vail, Colorado and
Los Angeles, California.
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