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Our membership - comprised of our region's business, labor, academic, philanthropic, nonprofit, and community leaders - believes that intelligent, active interest in public affairs is the true measure of civic engagement and lays the foundation for a great community to thrive. Members leverage their experience, resources, intellectual capital, and love for Milwaukee to make the GMC a dynamic organization that responds to challenges in the community by launching and supporting initiatives using innovative strategies and techniques. 

The membership list is not to be used for commercial solicitation or political purposes.

Board of Directors

Margaret (Peggy) Kelsey

WEC Energy Group

Cristy Garcia-Thomas
Advocate Aurora Health

James Popp
Johnson Financial Group

Joel Brennan
Greater Milwaukee Committee

David Anderson

JoAnne Anton
Herb Kohl Philanthropies

Daniel J. Bader
Bader Philanthropies Inc.

Elizabeth Brenner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tina Chang

SysLogic, Inc.

John Daniels, Jr.
Quarles & Brady LLP

Ellen Gilligan
Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Cecelia Gore

Brewers Community Foundation

Ted D. Kellner, CFA
T&M Partners, LLC

Mike Lovell
Marquette University

David Lubar

Lubar & Co.

Gregory Marcus

Marcus Corporation

Linda Mellowes
Community Volunteer

Wayne T. Morgan

Baker Tilly




George Oliver

Johnson Controls, Inc.


Jonas Prising

Mark Sabljak

Sabljak & Budisch

John E. Schlifske
Northwestern Mutual

Nancy Sennett
Foley & Lardner LLP

Mary Ellen Stanek

Gregory Wesley
Medical College of Wisconsin


Denotes former Board Chair

Denotes sustaining (non-voting) member

Chris Abele, CSA Partners

Ian Abston*, Millenian, LLC

Todd A. Adams, Zurn

Melissa N. Allen, Maures Development Group, LLC

Kevin Anderson, Old National Banker

David A. Anderson, BMO

Abby Andrietsch, St. Augustine Preparatory Academy

JoAnne Anton, Herb Kohl Philanthropies

Tanya Atkinson, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Inc.

Mark Attanasio, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

+Daniel J. Bader, Bader Philanthropies Inc.

Wendy Baumann, Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation

Kurt Bechthold, Payne & Dolan, Inc.

Joanne Bischmann*, MOB Communications

Bruce T. Block, Esquire, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.

Kenneth C. Bockhorst, Badger Meter, Inc.

Ashley Booth, HNTB Corporation

Steven G. Booth, Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.

Greg Borowski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Joel Brennan, Greater Milwaukee Committee

Elizabeth Brenner*, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Kate Brewer, Greenfield Rehabilitation

Christy Brown, Alverno College

Steven Brown, MolsonCoors Beverage Corporation

Daniel J. Bukiewicz, Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council

Ellen Censky, Milwaukee Public Museum

Tina M. Chang, SysLogic, Inc.

Isabelle Cherney, Mt. Mary College

Héctor Colón, Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan

Eric Conley, Froedtert Health

Jeffrey A. Crawford, Forest County Potawatomi Community

Sean Cullen, JP Cullen

Angela Damiani, NEWaukee

+John W. Daniels, Jr., Quarles & Brady LLP

Stephanie de Groot, BDO USA

Jennifer Dirks, TEMPO Milwaukee

Patrick DiStefano, Deloitte

Kristin Dufek, EUA
Sue Ela*, Aurora Health Care

Leif Elsmo, Centers for Independence

Giacomo Fallucca, Palermo Villa, Inc.

Lauren Feaster, Professional Dimensions

Peter Feigin, Milwaukee Bucks

Gabrielle Finley-Hazle, Aurora Health

Andrew Fisher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Thomas W. Florsheim, Jr., Weyco Group, Inc.

William C. Foote, USG Corporation

Jorge Franco, National Financial Corporation

Alexander P. Fraser, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Jacquelyn Fredrick*, Versiti, Inc.

Anthony Fuerst, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Cristy Garcia-Thomas, Advocate Aurora Health

David Gay, Ernst & Young

Jodi Gibson, Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Kevin Giglinto, Marcus Performing Arts Center

Ellen M. Gilligan, Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Joshua Gimbel, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP

Chris Goller*, PNC Bank - Wisconsin Market

Cecelia Gore, Brewers Community Foundation

Linda Gorens-Levey, General Capital Group

Kelly Grebe, Retired MillerCoors

Robyn Gruner, AT&T

Laura Gutierrez, United Community Center

Eve Hall, Ph.D., Milwaukee Urban League

Jackie Hallberg, Goodwill Industries of SE Wisconsin

Patrick Hammes, Hammes Partners

Elizabeth Haas, Foley & Lardner 

Robert Hau, Fiserv

Thomas J. Hauske, Marshall Street Capital, Inc.

Jackie Herd Barber, Community Volunteer

Chris Hermann, PNC Bank - Wisconsin Bank

Nancy Hernandez, ABRAZO Multicultural Marketing & Communications

Renée K. Herzing, Herzing University

Robert J. Hillis, Direct Supply, Inc.

Christine Hojnacki, United Performing Arts Fund

Rebecca House, Rockwell Automation - World Headquarters

John C. Hunzinger, Hunzinger Construction

Catherine A. Jacobson, Froedtert Health Inc.

Daniel Jackson, Ascension

Tony Janowiec, Interstate Development Partners

Jerome M. Janzer, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.

Jerry Jendusa, STUCK Management, STUCK Fund I

Jeffrey A. Joerres*, Incito Capital

Clarence Johnson, Wisconsin Community Services

Daniel W. Johnson, Wisconsin Lutheran College

Tracy Johnson, Commercial Association of Realtors Wisconsin

David Jorgenson, VSJ Construction Services, Inc.

Andy Keller, JPMorgan Chase

+Ted D. Kellner, CFA, T&M Partners, LLC

+Margaret C. Kelsey, WEC Energy Group

John Kissinger, GRAEF

Gale E. Klappa, WEC Energy Group

Tracey L. Klein, Polsinelli

Matt Koch, Direct Supply

Kathy Koshgarian, The Dohmen Company

David A. Krutz, Michael Best & Freidrich LLP

Heather Ladage, Milwaukee Business Journal

Steven L. Laughlin, Laughlin Constable, Inc.

Amy Lindner, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Theodore Lipscomb, LISC Milwaukee

Kevin M. Long, Quarles & Brady LLP

Michael R. Lovell, Marquette University

Susan Lovern, von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

+David J. Lubar, Lubar & Co.

Margaret T. Lund, Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation

Jay C. Mack, Town Bank / Wintrust

James Madlom, Mueller Communications

Peter Mahler, Mahler Enterprises, Inc.

Barry R. Mandel, Mandel Group

+Gregory S. Marcus, The Marcus Corporation

+Stephen H. Marcus*, The Marcus Corporation

Vicki J. Martin, Ph.D., Milwaukee Area Technical College

Timothy Mattke, MGIC Investment Corp.

David G. Meissner*, Public Policy Forum

Linda T. Mellowes, Community Volunteer

Charles Mellowes, Charter Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Ronald D. Miller, CIBC

Brett K. Miller, Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc.

Daniel J. Minahan, Continental Properties Company, Inc.

Chris Miskel, Versiti, Inc., & BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.

Rebecca Mitich, Husch Blackwell LLP

Mark A. Mone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Blake D. Moret, Rockwell Automation - World Headquarters

Wayne Morgan, Baker Tilly

Jeffrey Morin, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

H. Carl Mueller*, Mueller Communications, LLC

Leana Nakielski, American Family Insurance

Daniel H. Nelson, Nelson Schmidt, Inc.

Cory L. Nettles, Generation Growth Capital, Inc.

Michelle Nettles, ManpowerGroup

Kevin Newell, Royal Capital Group, LLC

Reginald Newson, Ascension

Andy Nunemaker, Dynamis Software Corporation

Ugo Nwagbaraocha, Diamond Discs International

Patrick O'Brien, Patina Solutions

Peter Ogden, Ogden & Company, Inc.

Wayne C. Oldenburg, Oldenburg Group Incorporated

Kevin O'Leary, O'Leary & Anick
George Oliver, Johnson Controls

Brandon Panka, Reilley, Penner, Benton

Tracie Parent, Kahler Slater

Jill G. Pelisek*, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Lubar School of Business

Gina A. Peter, Wells Fargo

Clifton Phelps, JCP Construction

Rich Poirier, Church Mutual Insurance

Marcelle Polednik, PhD, Milwaukee Art Museum

Jim Popp, Johnson Financial Group

Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup

Chuck Pruitt, AB Data

Steven Raasch, Zimmerman Architectural Studios, Inc.

Steve Radke, Northwestern Mutual

Austin Ramirez, Husco

Kristine A. Rappe*, WEC Energy Group

John R. Raymond, Medical College of Wisconsin

Steve Richman, Milwaukee Tool

Thomas Richtman, U.S. Bank

Bill Robison, Engberg Anderson Architects

Joseph A. Rock, KPMG

Miryam Rosenzweig, Milwaukee Jewish Federation

Mark J. Sabljak*, Sabljak & Budisch

Bryan Sadoff, Wealth Enhancement

Richard C. Schlesinger, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club

John E. Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual

Eric Schmidt, CG Schmidt, Inc.

Daniel Scholz, Cardinal Stritch University

Allan H. Selig, AHS Management Consulting Co.

Nancy J. Sennett, Foley & Lardner LLP

John S. Shiely*, Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Thomas L. Smallwood, Evan and Marion Helfaer Foundation

Maya Smart, Literacy Advocate

Greg Smith, Church Mutual Insurance Company

Sarah Smith Pancheri, Milwaukee World Fest.

Peter M. Sommerhauser, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

+Mary Ellen Stanek, Baird

Daniel J. Steininger*, Daniel Hoan Foundation

Gina Stilp, Zilber Family Foundation

Marlon Sullivan, Johnson Controls

Paul Sweeney, PS Capital Partners

Kimberly Thekan, Godfrey & Kahn

Mark Thomas, American Red Cross

Steven J. Thomas, Kohl's

Kathy Thornton-Bias, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee

Greg Tierney, MolsonCoors Beverage Company

Julie Tolan*, Lauber Business Partners

Keith Trafton, The Bartolotta Restaurants

Peggy Troy, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Derek Tyus, West Bend Mutual Insurance

David V. Uihlein, Jr.

John A. Utz, Associated Bank-Corp

John Y. Walz, Ph.D., Milwaukee School of Engineering

Stewart Wangard, Wangard Partners, Inc.

Gregory M. Wesley, Medical College of Wisconsin

Bill Westrate, American Family Insurance

Kevin Wheeler, A. O. Smith Corporation

Michael H. White, Rite-Hite Holding Corporation

Margaret Williams-Smith, VISIT Milwaukee

Raymond L. Wilson*, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

DeVona Wright Cottrell, GMR Marketing

Andrew Wronski, Foley & Lardner

Jeff Young, Bader Rutter

Jessica Zaiger, Polsinelli

Anne Zizzo, Zizzo Group Engagement Marketing

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