Meet our Team!
Tim Storm, co-Founder & Entreprenuer in residence
Amongst the rubble of the first dot com crash, Tim Storm founded FatWallet.com in 1999. Starting a community dedicated to helping consumers save money and make smart decisions was only part of the story though - The more interesting story was building what would become recognized as one of the best small businesses to work for in the country - ranked #20 in 2010 and #13 in 2011 when Tim sold the website to start the next chapter.
Considered a pioneer in the industry of online discount publishing, Tim’s viewpoint has been featured in New York Times Magazine, MSNBC and National Public Radio. Tim received the Affiliate Summit Legend award and was one of four finalists for entrepreneur of 2010 from entrepreneur magazine.
Tim Storm is now the Entrepreneur in Residence and Sports Photographer for Beloit College. Storm's photography spans genres from sport portraits to business headshots, landscape to cityscape.
You can find his photography at TimStorm.com.
KAthleen Storm, co-founder
Building community and incubating businesses has been a passion for Storm since her days as the Executive Director for the Downtown Beloit Association from 2004 to 2012. She lead historic and economic redevelopment of Beloit’s Downtown Business Improvement District using the Main Street four-point approach as defined by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. As a result, Downtown Beloit was named the winner of the National Trust's highest honor in downtown development with the Great American Main Street Award in 2011. Storm also managed one of the largest farmers markets in Wisconsin for eight years, tripling growth to over 120 vendors weekly, and winning multiple state awards through the Wisconsin Department of Commerce.
In 1998, Storm developed the New Media division for Bliss Communications in partnership with the managing editor of The Janesville Gazette. She was responsible for creating and managing revenue programs and training across newspaper and radio holdings within Bliss Communications. In addition, she ran a web design division through Bliss New Media for clients in Wisconsin and Illinois.
Kathleen Storm is now a writer, painter and photographer.
You can find her artwork at KathleenStorm.com.
Rachel Sanders, co-community manager
Rachel Sanders was the general manager of The Limited for over 15 years and brings her talent for customer service, retail management and merchandizing to RockTek. Her keen eye for detail, organizational systems and the member experience, make her a perfect fit for our member community!
Mary widder, co-community manager
Mary Widder managed Wisconsin's Welcome Center for Visit Beloit at the Illinois/Wisconsin state line from 2011 to 2017 and served as a Board Trustee for the Downtown Beloit Association, 2010 to 2016. She is our hospitality rock star!