Misty Lown is the founder, president, and energized force behind More Than Just Great Dancing!® – A licensed dance studio affiliation program that has a positive impact on more than 100,000 dance students around the globe each week.
Her original business, Misty’s Dance Unlimited, founded in 1998 and named a “Top 50 Studios in the Nation” by Dance Spirit Magazine has provided more than $500,000 in scholarship for dancers and other community initiatives.
Misty has been a speaker at Women with Purpose, Gundersen Health, Dahl Automotive, Dynamic Recycling, Viterbo University, Altra Federal Credit Union, EO Johnson, and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She has also been a keynote speaker for the Come Together Convention in Australia, Achieving Leadership Excellence in St. Thomas, USVI, and Entrepreneurial Leader’s Organization in Canada. Misty has authored over 100 articles in addition to Amazon #1 Best Selling new book One Small Yes.
She is a sought after speaker who has been featured in SUCCESS.com, Entrepreneur.com, and MSN Money. She has also been a guest speaker for the US Army Garrison Woman’s Equality Day and has been recognized as “Teacher of the Year” by Eclipse, “Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year” by the YWCA. She has been awarded the “Pope John XXIII Award for Distinguished Service” by Viterbo University and the “Philanthropy Award” from the Red Cross.
Misty is an entrepreneur at heart. In addition to her studio and licensing program, she owns a retail store, a self-storage business, and a real estate development company. Misty’s favorite part of the day is spending time with her husband and five beautiful children.