What inspired your business name?
The name was created as a direct result from the focus on our audio business in culmination with the buildings structure, a Gothic church. My husband’s business needed to convey the intent to share and offer educational opportunity, hence Sound Haven Learning Center was established. With it’s impressive interior beauty, the building is also utilized as a venue for various special events.
How long have you been in business?:
Why did you choose to pursue your current profession?:
It’s a pleasure to organize and support the planning of a special event. With 20+ years of experience leading such activities as a HR & Business Administrator, the role of being the Event Coordinator at Sound Haven came naturally. Being the co-owner of our 100+ year old church allows me the opportunity to engage directly with the community, sharing this incredible gem of a space in Lake Mills, WI.
What sets your business apart?
Sound Haven is an intimate boutique sized venue perfect for your gathering. It maintains much of its original interior authenticity, provides a dramatic back drop, while offering the convenience of its location between Madison and Milwaukee. In addition, Sound Haven has a large dedicated parking lot.
Describe your ideal client(s).
Anyone who appreciates the historical beauty of Sound Haven will enjoy utilizing the space. I encourage potential clients to to make it theirs. While there is outstanding Gothic architecture there remains this canvas of simplicity in its decor. Consider it as your favorite little black dress you can enjoy looking fabulous wearing it simply on its own or adorn it with baubles and bling.
What is your most frequently asked question from engaged couples?
How much does it cost to rent Sound Haven?
What’s on your iPod, Pandora, etc. while you work?:
I listen to Folk Alley – A continuous blend of Americana, Bluegrass, Celtic, Folk, & Traditional music.
What do you like to do when you’re not working?:
Spending time at home with my husband, two cats and Boo, our cat/dog. Boo is a cat but thinks and acts like a dog – a unique personality we adore! Travelling, staying at B&Bs and treasure hunting at estate sales, flea markets and auctions.
Who inspires you?:
Harriet, my 99 year old neighbor who has been a blessing to me for over 17 years. I’ve traveled back in time through the sharing of her life’s stories, she’s precious to me.
Do you have a quote you live by?:
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson