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Board of Trustees

2021/22 Officers

President
Judy Hansen
Broadway Producer

Vice President, Development
Amy Croen
Geneva Capital Management, LLC
Co-Founder

Vice President, Trustees
James Phelps
JCP Construction
President

Treasurer
James Phillips
Godfrey & Khan
Partner

Secretary
Bladen Burns
Fiduciary Management
SVP and Partner

At Large
Andres Gonzalez
Froedtert Health
Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer

At Large
Joan Lubar
Community Volunteer

At Large
Robert H. Manegold
Community Volunteer

At Large - Alternate
Adam J. Peck
Riverwater Partners
Principal and CIO

Immediate Past President
Gregory C. Oberland
Northwestern Mutual
Retired President

TRUSTEES

Ayad Akhtar
Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright

Ivor J. Benjamin, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Cardio-Vascular Center Director, Professor 

Wendy W. Blumenthal
Blumenthal & Associates

Melanie Booth
Community Volunteer

Michael G. Carter
Northwestern Mutual
Executive Vice President & CFO

Jane Chernof
Community Volunteer

Marybeth Cottrill
BMO Wealth Management
Director-Private Wealth Advisor

Robert H. Duffy
Quarles & Brady
Partner, Labor & Employment Practice,
Banking & Financial Institutions Practice

William Guc
WEC Energy Group
Vice President and Controller

John Halechko
Associated Bank
Exec VP, Director of Branch Banking

Chris Hermann
PNC Financial Services
Regional President of Wisconsin

Bryan B. House
Foley & Lardner LLP
Partner

Tom Irgens
Irgens
Vice President

Lynda Johnson
Harley-Davidson, Inc.
Assistant Treasurer

David J. Kundert
JPMorgan Fleming Asset Management
Retired Chairman

Phoebe Lewis
Community Volunteer

Kris Lueders
Foley & Lardner LLP

Linda Marcus
Linda Marcus Design
Principal

Emily McKeown*
President, The Friends of Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Joseph Pickart
Husch Blackwell
Partner

Karen Plunkett
Plunkett Family Foundation

Catherine Robinson
Community Volunteer

Christopher Rowland
Circa
Director of Strategic Commercialization and Partnerships

Craig Swan
Community Volunteer

Deborah Tomczyk
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren 
Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Practice Group

Nicholas P. Wahl
Godfrey Kahn
President and Managing Partner

*ex officio