Get To Know NKE: Hannah Garsombke


Get to know NKE is a series focused on the faces behind the company.  It is intended to give you insight on those who plan and execute the wonderful events that bring connection and creativity to the city.  Hear their background, thoughts on the future of Newaukee, and more.

“After hearing Angela speak in my student org, I was super inspired by her passion for what she did.”


Hannah Garsombke

What school did you go to or graduate from?

Currently at UW-Milwaukee

What’s your hometown?

Menomonee Falls

What’s your position?

Events Intern

How did you hear about NEWaukee?

Angela came and spoke in my student organization, CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization).

What inspired you to apply?

After hearing Angela speak in my student org, I was super inspired by her passion for what she did. I loved hearing, understanding, and relating to the mission and purpose of her company, Newaukee. Plus I love fun, creative events!!!

How would you describe NEWaukee’s mission in your own words?

Connecting people to a place, Milwaukee, that has more to offer than one might think, through the facilitation of fun and the crafting unique experiences.

What event are you looking forward to the most this summer?

The SplashBash- I’m basically a fish!

Who’s your favorite album/artist?

I don’t have a favorite. I love listening to a variety of music and artistics. I mainly like country and pop though. Just your stereotypical white girl 😛 lol

If you were stuck on a desert island, what three items would you bring?

A tent, pocket knife, and a friend!

Where’s your favorite space to go/hang out/eat in Milwaukee?

I love going to the Third Ward. The food and shopping are great, plus I love that the riverwalk it right there!