Greater Milwaukee Committee Statement – May 31, 2020
The tragic and unjust death of George Floyd, which prompted protests throughout the country in cities large and small, including in our own city, illuminates the persistent inequities faced by all communities of color.
The Greater Milwaukee Committee stands with our community leaders and partners in recognition of the serious changes which need to happen in our city, region, and country. Racism and systemic inequities in access to healthcare, education, and justice are unacceptable. Working together we must find a way to create change, while standing against violence and property destruction. We have worked alongside many others committed to building our city and wish for the safety and security of all.
Our mission is to help make Milwaukee the best place to live, learn, work, play, and stay for all. In these unprecedented times of uncertainty and struggle, we are investing in our neighborhoods which includes working with MKE United to promote equitable neighborhood strategies, providing resources to small business owners through Scale Up Milwaukee, talent development and retention through The Commons, and the MKE Responds initiative to align resources and respond to community needs of COVID-19.
The Greater Milwaukee Committee is committed to listening to the voices of our community, hearing the concerns raised in protest, and leveraging our work to be a part of systemic transformation.
President & CEO
Lubar & Co.
Greater Milwaukee Committee
David A. Anderson, BMO Harris Bank
JoAnne Anton, Herb Kohl Philanthropies
Mark Attanasio, Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
Daniel J. Bader, Bader Philanthropies Inc.
Wendy Baumann, Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation
David A. Baumgarten, Old National Bank
Melissa Baxter, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Linda E. Benfield, Foley & Lardner LLP
Joanne Bischmann, MOB Communications
Bruce T. Block, Esquire, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.
Ashley Booth, HNTB Corporation
Steven G. Booth, Baird
Elizabeth Brenner, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Tina M. Chang, SysLogic, Inc.
Edward H. Cichurski, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Elizabeth Cizinsky, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Grady L. Crosby, Johnson Controls
John W. Daniels, Jr., Quarles & Brady LLP
Maggie Dauss, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Mallory Davis, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Paul J. Eberle, Husch Blackwell LLP
Sue Ela, Aurora Health Care
Giacomo Fallucca, Palermo Villa, Inc.
Rev. Patrick T. Ferry, Ph. D., Concordia University Wisconsin
Thomas W. Florsheim, Jr., Weyco Group, Inc.
William C. Foote, USG Corporation
Anthony Fuerst, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Cristy Garcia-Thomas, Advocate Aurora Health
Michelle Gass, Kohl's
David Gay, Ernst & Young
Samantha Giles, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Ellen M. Gilligan, Greater Milwaukee Foundation
Joshua Gimbel, Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown LLP
Chris Goller, PNC Bank - Wisconsin Market
Linda Gorens-Levey, General Capital Group
Richard Greene, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Brian L. Grossman, Chase - Middle Market Banking
Laura Gutierrez, United Community Center
Nancy Hernandez, ABRAZO Multicultural Marketing & Communications
Dustin Hinton, UnitedHealthcare
Michael Hostad, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Jonathan Jackson, Milwaukee Film
Catherine A. Jacobson, Froedtert Health Inc.
Tony Janowiecz, Internstate Development Partners
Jerome M. Janzer, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.
Jeffrey A. Joerres, Incito Capital
Daniel W. Johnson, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Ted D. Kellner, CFA, T&M Partners, LLC
Margaret C. Kelsey, WEC Energy Group
Tracey L. Klein, Polsinelli
Dan Kramer, BDO USA, LLP
Sister Andrea Lee, Alverno College
Susan Lloyd, Lloyd Consulting, Inc.
Michael R. Lovell, Marquette University
David J. Lubar, Lubar & Co.
Sheldon Lubar, Lubar & Co.
Gregory S. Marcus, The Marcus Corporation
Vicki J. Martin, Ph.D., Milwaukee Area Technical College
Timothy Mattke, MGIC Investment Corp.
Linda T. Mellowes, Community Volunteer
George C. Meyer, Kahler Slater
Brett K. Miller, Fiduciary Real Estate Development, Inc.
Chris Miskel, Versiti, Inc., & BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Inc.
Mark A. Mone, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Jeffrey Morin, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design
Charles C. Mulcahy, Al Hurvis/ADAMM Education Foundation, Inc.
Frederick A. Muth, Jr.*, Husch Blackwell LLP
Daniel H. Nelson, Nelson Schmidt, Inc.
Greg Nickerson, Bader Rutter
Andy Nunemaker, Dynamis Software Corporation
Peter Ogden, Ogden & Company, Inc.
George Oliver, Johnson Controls
Heather Pechacek, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Christine Pharr, Mount Mary University
Jim Popp, Johnson Financial Group
Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup
John R. Raymond, Medical College of Wisconsin
Joseph A. Rock, KPMG
Mark J. Sabljak, Sabljak & Budisch
Bryan Sadoff, Sadoff Investment Management
Isabel Sandretti, Greater Milwaukee Committee
John E. Schlifske, Northwestern Mutual
Nancy J. Sennett, Foley & Lardner LLP
Gina Skibo, WIPFLI CPAs and Consultants
Jim Skogsbergh, Advocate Aurora Health
Donald Smiley, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Greg Smith, Vice Chairman of Church Mutual Insurance Company
Howard A. Sosoff, BDO USA, LLP
Thomas L. Spero, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Mary Ellen Stanek, Baird
George Stanley, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kathy Thornton-Bias, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee
Deanna L. Tillisch, United Performing Arts Fund
Peggy Troy, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Harris Turer, Milwaukee Admirals
Nicholas P. Wahl, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Stewart Wangard, Wangard Partners, Inc.
David P. Werner, Park Bank
Gregory M. Wesley, Medical College of Wisconsin
Jay Williams, Church Mutual Insurance Company
Margaret Williams-Smith, VISIT Milwaukee
Scott A. Wrobbel, Deloitte