MacKenzie Lange, Lange Photographics, Inc., Wapakoneta, Ohio
MacKenzie Lange (Left) is a recent graduate of Capital University (Columbus, Ohio) where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics and Entrepreneurship. She plans to continue the family business, Lange Photographics, Inc., after President, Dennis Lange, retires. MacKenzie is involved in other businesses: Second Date Social (Chief Executive Officer) and Sunflower Studios + Co. (Co-Founder), where she is constantly searching for new ideas to bring to the volume photography industry.
Lexi Ripperger, Marketing Specialist – Social Content Strategy, Bath and Body Works, Columbus, Ohio
Lexi Ripperger (Right) is currently a marketing specialist for Bath and Body Works owned by L Brands. Lexi has been proudly helping small businesses navigate the confusing digital environment since 2018. She graduated from Baldwin Wallace University (Cleveland, Ohio) with a BA in May 2020. During her senior year of college, she started a digital marketing firm with two business partners that saw promising success. In December of 2020, Ripperger was hired on as a content marketing specialist for Columbus Brewing Co., a very well-known Columbus craft brewery. In her time there she was able to analyze the current environment of digital platforms and how companies can use them most efficiently. After a year of great success in the brewing industry, she decided to turn the chapter and is now entering the retail industry at Bath and Body Works.