Board of Directors

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Steve Laughlin
CEO, Laughlin Constable

Past President
Bill Haberman
Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
President, Herzfeld Foundation

Chris Abele
Milwaukee County Executive


Robert M. Davis, DVM
Finance Co-Chair
President & CEO, Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Alexander P. Fraser
Development Co-Chair
Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP

Patti Keating Kahn
Education Chair
Owner, Colby Abbot & Railway Exchange Buildings

Tracey L. Klein
Governance Chair
Shareholder and Co-chair, Health Care Practice, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Sara Meaney
Development Co-Chair
Managing Director, BVK

Joseph A. Rock
Finance Co-Chair
Partner, KPMG LLP


John P. Bania
Director, Johnson Controls

Donna Baumgartner
Community Supporter & Arts Patron

Tina Chang
CEO, SysLogic

Eva Chess
Senior Vice President Public Affairs, Aurora Health Care

Michael Drescher
CEO & Co-Founder, Okanjo

Karen Ellenbecker
President, Ellenbecker Investment Group, Inc

Jeff Fitzsimmons
Co-Founder, HarQen

Carmen Haberman
Vice President, Herzfeld Foundation

Michael G. Klein
Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Kenneth C. Krei
Retired, EVP Global Private Banking, BMO Financial

Mary Ann LaBahn
Retired Vice President, J.P. Morgan Chase

Emilia Layden
Associate Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art

Marianne Lubar
Community Volunteer

Steve Mech
President, CSA Commercial

Barry Poltermann
Founder & CEO, About Face Media

Bob Pothier
Co-Founder & CEO, Hapacus

Dave Stamm
CEO, Stamm Technologies and Stamm Media

Julia Taylor
President, Greater Milwaukee Committee

John Utz
EVP, Associated Bank


Chris Abele
Past President, Milwaukee Film
Milwaukee County Executive

Tom Barrett
Mayor of Milwaukee

Jacqueline Strayer