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Board Of Directors

The UWM Foundation is governed by its Board of Directors. Each director holds office for a three-year term and may serve up to three consecutive terms.

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John H. Kissinger (’79)


Chair, Governance Committee

President and Chief Executive Officer
Lawrence J. Schnuck

Lawrence J. Schnuck, AIA (’78, ’86)

Vice Chair

Chair, Executive Committee

Vice President, Senior Design Principal, Kahler Slater

William B. Coleman


Chair, Finance Committee

Coleman & Williams, Ltd.

Christina H. Fiasca (’80)


Retired Vice President
Product Finance


Michael Aldana (’87)

Managing Partner
Quarles and Brady LLP

David Barnett

Gallery Owner/Director
David Barnett Gallery

Dr. Brian J. Bear, M.D. (’81)

Assistant Clinical Professor, Medical College
Clinical Professor, Marquette University

James Blinka (’85)

Tax Professor, University of Wisconsin –  Milwaukee
Regional Managing Partner (Retired), BDO USA LLP

Ellen Censky (’79)

President & CEO
Milwaukee Public Museum

Stephanie Chedid (’94)

Executive Director/President
Luther Manor

Justin Cruz (’04)

Inclusive Excellence VP
American Family Insurance

Donna Drosner (’78)

Senior Investment Consultant
Private Wealth Management
Robert W. Baird & Co.

Jeff Hembrock

Senior Fellow – Harvard
Advanced Leadership Initiative

Roger Kamau

Director, Finance and Strategy
Milwaukee Bucks

Margaret “Peggy” C. Kelsey (’06)

Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
WEC Energy Group

Rebekah Kowalski

Vice President
Manpower Manufacturing

Matt Kulasa

Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller & Chief Accounting Officer
Wesco International, Inc.

Keri McConnell

Executive Director
Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

David Misky (’92)

Assistant Executive Director
Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee

Kenneth Munson (’84)

Chief Executive Officer
Community Care, Inc.

Thomas A. Myers

von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Michael Orgeman

Lichtsinn & Haensel, s.c.

Matthew Rinka (’97)

Architect, Founder and Principal
Rinka Chung Architecture

Ronald Sadoff

Managing Partner
Sadoff Investment Management

Lisa Van Landeghem

Executive Director, Assurance Services
Ernst & Young LLP

Dennis J. Webb (’71)

Sage Water

Peggy Williams-Smith

President and CEO
Visit Milwaukee

Ex-Officio Directors

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David H. Gilbert

President, UWM Foundation, Inc.
President, UWM Real Estate Foundation, Inc.

Michelle Putz, RN, NHA

Owner/Principal Consultant, PTZ Consulting
Chair, UWM Alumni Association Board of Trustees

Curtis A. Stang, CPA

Chief Operating Officer, UWM Foundation, Inc.
Chief Operating Officer, UWM Real Estate Foundation, Inc.