Notable Executive Assistants: Tammy Korlesky

Executive Administrator, Weed Man of Milwaukee

  • Category: Notable Executive Assistants
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 35
  • Undergrad degree/university: n/a
  • Graduate degree/university: n/a

Tammy Korlesky has been a leader at Weed Man of Milwaukee for 15 years. Her role there started as customer service manager and evolved into administrative manager. For the last three years she has served as the executive administrator supporting chief executive officer Andy Kurth.

As Weed Man pivoted due to COVID-19, Korlesky’s leadership pivoted too, according to Shane Griffith, chief operating officer at Weed Man.

“She helped Weed Man develop new systems for entering orders efficiently and securely in a remote environment, orchestrated the details of an office remodel, and led a successful remote holiday party for the entire organization. She also spent time training the next generation of leaders, including our recently promoted administrative manager. With Tammy’s support, Weed Man of Milwaukee grew a staggering 27% during 2020 but maintained the family feel that we strive for,” Griffith said.

Korlesky did this all while finding a little extra time to spend with her family and putting a few extra miles on the bicycle. 

She started her career in the green industry more than 35 years ago. She was a manager at a Jung’s Garden Center location near Madison for nearly 15 years. 

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