Staff/Board

Rob Henken

President

rhenken@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1101

Jason Stein

Vice President & Research Director

jstein@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0323

Elizabeth Cizinsky

Director of Business & Community Operations

ecizinsky@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1130

Mark Sommerhauser

Communications Director/Policy Researcher

msommerhauser@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0324

Jeffrey Schmidt

Data & Technology Director

jschmidt@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1056

Joe Peterangelo

Senior Researcher

jpeterangelo@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1131

Sara Shaw

Senior Researcher

sshaw@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1108

Ari Brown

Senior Research Associate

abrown@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0344

Donald Cramer

Researcher

dcramer@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1153

Tyler Byrnes

Researcher

tbyrnes@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0343

Ashley Fisher

Researcher

afisher@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1092

Alyssa Doman

Membership & Operations Coordinator

adoman@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1105

Executive Committee

Board Chair

Grady Crosby

Northwestern Mutual

Vice Chair

Mark Czarnecki

BMO Bank

Vice Chair

Kenneth Munson

Community Care, Inc.

Secretary

Jennifer Bognar

We Energies

Treasurer

Brad Viegut

Baird

Member

Rana Altenburg

Marquette University

Member

James Archambo

City of Wauwatosa

Member

Susan Callanan

Northwestern Mutual

Member

Helen Gurholt

A.O. Smith Corporation

Member

Paul Paprocki

Menasha Corporation

Member

Adam Raschka

Charter Communications

Member

Leigh Riley

Foley & Lardner

Member

Deborah Tomczyk

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Board of Directors

Chris Abele

Argosy Foundation / CSA Partners

Griselda Aldrete

Hansen Reynolds

Rana Altenburg

Marquette University

Rick Andritsch

VJS Construction Services

James Archambo

City of Wauwatosa

James Barry III

The Barry Company

Mike Belot

Milwaukee Bucks

Jennifer Bognar

We Energies

Ashley Booth

HNTB Corporation

Susan Callanan

Northwestern Mutual

Tina Chang

SysLogic, Inc.

Ann Christiansen

Advocate Aurora Health

Grady Crosby

Northwestern Mutual

Mark Czarnecki

BMO Bank

Brad Dallet

Husch Blackwell

Tiffany Davister

Ernst & Young

Alicia Dupies

Gilbane Building Company

Jodi Eastberg

Alverno College

Mustafa Emir

Clark Dietz, Inc.

Ginny Finn

MATC Foundation

Moira Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald Consultancy

Kelly Fortier

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

David Friedman

U.S. Bank

Mario Garcia Sierra

Madison Gas & Electric Company

David Gilbert

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Joshua Gimbel

Gimbel Reilly Guerin & Brown, LLP

Veronica Gunn

Genesis Health Consulting

Helen Gurholt

A.O. Smith Corporation

Stephanie Hacker

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

Andrew Hanus

Advocate Aurora Health

Art Harrington

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Kathy Henrich

Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition

John Huggett

Boldt

Christopher Jaekels

Amundsen Davis

Darryl Johnson

Riverworks Development Corp

Kimberly Kane

Kane Communications Group

Bridgette Keating

Quarles & Brady

Pat Kressin

GRAEF

Matthew Lester

Medical College of Wisconsin

Lori Mallett

Hatch Staffing Services

Jeff Mark

von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Meg McKenna

CG Schmidt

Ben Miller

University of Wisconsin - Madison

John Miller

Arenberg Holdings

Kenneth Munson

Community Care, Inc.

Michelle Naples

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI

Ted Osthelder

Elevance Health

Paul Paprocki

Menasha Corporation

Andy Phillips

Attolles Law

Sharon Pretorius

American Transmission Company

Lindsay Punzenberger

Children's Wisconsin

Adam Raschka

Charter Communications

Leigh Riley

Foley & Lardner

Scott Royer

Veolia Water Milwaukee, LLC

Marylou Schirpke

Town Bank/Wintrust

Jeremy Simon

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Ricky Smith

raSmith

Gina Spang

Spang Strategies LLC

Gina Stilp

Zilber, Ltd.

Jeff Stone

Kapur

Todd Taves

Ehlers

Deborah Tomczyk

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Mia Tripi

Mueller Communications

Wendi Unger

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Brad Viegut

Baird

John Walz

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dan Weltzien

Badger Meter, Inc.

Ben Weston

Milwaukee County

Bridget Whitaker

Safe & Sound

Robert Whitaker

North Shore Fire Rescue

Linda Winkler

Associated Bank

Tracy Wymelenberg

Ascension

Emeritus Directors

Lou Banach

Associated Bank

Bruce Block

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Hector Colon

Lutheran Social Services of WI & Upper MI

Richard Dieffenbach

Luella Dooley-Menet

Susan Friebert

Michael Harrigan

Margaret Henningsen

Ed Henschel

Kristine Hinrichs

Thomas Hlavacek

Michael Juneau

John Kita

Dennis Krakau

Wintrust Commercial Banking

Bruce Kruger

Bob Lamb

Vicki Martin

Paul Mathews

David Mauer

David Meissner

Charles Mulcahy

Frederick Muth

Husch Blackwell

Hank Newell

Karen Ordinans

Children's Health Alliance of WI

Paula Penebaker

Joan Prince

Kathleen Pritchard

Data You Can Use

Steve Radke

Northwestern Mutual Foundation

Jeffrey Remsik

Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

Thomas Rettler

Lisa Robbins

Responsory

Cynthia Rooks

Freda Russell

Mark Sabljak

Sabljak and Budisch

Roger Schroeder

Richard Smith

raSmith

Michael Weiss

General Capital Group

Richard Weiss

Weiss Family Foundation

Joe Wilson

Quarles & Brady

Paul Ziehler