Staff/Board

Rob Henken

President

rhenken@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1101

Jason Stein

Research Director

jstein@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0323

Katie Hofman

Fund Development and Membership Director

khofman@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

Ashley Fisher

Researcher

afisher@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1153

Betsy Mueller

Researcher

bmueller@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1092

Ari Brown

Researcher

abrown@wispolicyforum.org
608.982.0344

Davida Amenta

Researcher

damenta@wispolicyforum.org

Alyssa Doman

Administrative & Membership Assistant

adoman@wispolicyforum.org
414.435.1105

Executive Committee

Board Chair

Leigh Riley

Foley & Lardner

Vice Chair

Grady Crosby

Johnson Controls

Vice Chair

Cynthia Rooks

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (ret.)

Secretary

Thomas Rettler

Menasha Corporation

Treasurer

Brad Viegut

Baird

Member

Rana Altenburg

Marquette University

Member

James Archambo

City of Wauwatosa

Member

Mark Czarnecki

BMO Harris Bank

Member

Helen Gurholt

A.O. Smith Corporation

Member

Kenneth Munson

Community Care, Inc.

Member

Steve Radke

Northwestern Mutual

Member

Jennifer Zierer

We Energies

Board of Directors

Chris Abele

Argosy Foundation / CSA Partners

Griselda Aldrete

Alliant Energy

Rana Altenburg

Marquette University

James Archambo

City of Wauwatosa

Lou Banach

Associated Bank

Julie Barbiere

Anthem

James Barry III

The Barry Company

Mike Belot

Milwaukee Bucks

Ashley Booth

HNTB Corporation

Kevin Brehm

AECOM

Susan Callanan

Northwestern Mutual

Tina Chang

SysLogic, Inc.

Hector Colon

Lutheran Social Services

Grady Crosby

Johnson Controls, Inc.

Mark Czarnecki

BMO Harris Bank

Jill Desmond

Alverno College

Luella Dooley-Menet

American Transmission Company

Alicia Dupies

Capri Communities

Mustafa Emir

Clark Dietz, Inc.

Moira Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald Consultancy

Kelly Fortier

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

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

GRAEF

Art Harrington

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Joe’Mar Hooper

Safe & Sound

Christopher Jaekels

Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.

Kathryn Kuhn

Medical College of Wisconsin

Bob Lamb

U.S. Bank

Vicki Martin

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Dan McCarthy

Zilber, Ltd.

John Miller

Arenberg Holdings

Kenneth Munson

Community Care, Inc.

Reggie Newson

Ascension

Russ Pederson

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Marci Pelzer

Rockwell Automation

Andy Phillips

von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Timothy Posnanski

Husch Blackwell

Daniel Potter

Grant Thornton LLP

Lindsay Punzenberger

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Steve Radke

Northwestern Mutual

Adam Raschka

Charter Communications

Thomas Rettler

Menasha Corporation

Leigh Riley

Foley & Lardner

Cynthia Rooks

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (ret.)

Scott Royer

Veolia Water Milwaukee, LLC

Freda Russell

Vivent Health

Marylou Schirpke

Town Bank/Wintrust

Laura Schmidt

Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition

Jeremy Simon

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Richard Smith

raSmith

Gina Spang

VJS Construction Services

Todd Taves

Ehlers

Deborah Tomczyk

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Wendi Unger

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Brad Viegut

Baird

John Walz

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Michael Weiss

General Capital Group

Dan Weltzien

Badger Meter, Inc.

Robert Whitaker

North Shore Fire Rescue

Joe Wilson

Quarles & Brady

Tracy Wymelenberg

Advocate Aurora Health

Jennifer Zierer

We Energies

Emeritus Directors

Bruce Block

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Jeffrey Browne

Vietnomics

Richard Dieffenbach

Tom Finco

American Transmission Company (ret.)

Susan Friebert

Michael Harrigan

Ehlers, Inc. (ret.)

Susan Hatch

Hatch Staffing Services

Margaret Henningsen

Ed Henschel

Kristine Hinrichs

Thomas Hlavacek

Michael Juneau

Briggs & Stratton Corporation

John Kita

A.O. Smith Corporation (ret.)

Dennis Krakau

Wintrust Commercial Banking

Bruce Kruger

Paul Mathews

Marcus Center for Performing Arts (ret.)

David Mauer

David Meissner

Charles Mulcahy

Frederick Muth

Husch Blackwell

Hank Newell

Wausau Paper (ret.)

Karen Ordinans

Children's Health Alliance of WI

Paula Penebaker

YWCA Southeast Wisconsin (ret.)

John Peterburs

Quarles & Brady LLP

Joan Prince

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Kathleen Pritchard

Data You Can Use

Jeffrey Remsik

Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

Lisa Robbins

Responsory

Roger Schroeder

Mike Simmer

BMO Harris Bank N.A.

Richard Weiss

Weiss Family Foundation

Paul Ziehler

City of West Allis (ret.)