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Annual Reports

Our past Annual Reports are in an easy-to-read format and are packed with stories about the success of our program.

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Our Team

Lynda KohlerPresident/CEO
Rachel Arbit, Senior Director of Programs
Tony BrzonkalaDevelopment Associate
Patricia Ellis, Ed.D., Vice President of Education
Deborah Hertig, Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Elizabeth MitchellDevelopment Associate
Nandini Sinha, CFRE.,Vice President of Fund Development
Ann Mory Wydeven, Visual Arts Specialist
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Lisa Elias 
Board of Directors

President, Dan Meyer, BizTimes Media
Vice President, Douglas C. Erlacher, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Secretary, Andrea Schloemer, Civic Volunteer
Treasurer, Joel G. Nettesheim, CPA, SVA Certified Public Accountants

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Directors

Jason W. Allen, Foley & Lardner, LLP
Joaquin J. Altoro, Town Bank
John J. Augenstein, PhD., Marquette University - School of Education, Dean Emeritus
Steven J. Balistreri, Blackthorne Partners, LTD
Lori R. Bechthold, Civic Volunteer
Alisha Birtha, Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee
David Dugan, Cramer-Krasselt
Brigid Globensky, PhD, Milwaukee Art Museum
Harry G. Holz, Quarles & Brady LLP
Joel Huffman, CFA, US Bancorp
Jan Lennon, Civic Volunteer
P. Michael Mahoney, Park Bank
Darryl Morin, Advanced Wireless, Inc.
Michael P. O’Neil, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
R.J. Safranek, Storage Systems Midwest, Inc.
Omar Shaikh, SURG restaurant group
Paul Upchurch, VISIT Milwaukee
Kelley Yunk, Brady Corporation

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Advisory Board

Helen Bechthold, Civic Volunteer
Ned Bechthold, Payne & Dolan, Inc.
Barbara Brown Lee, Milwaukee Art Museum
Sue Darrow, Civic Volunteer
Patricia A. Dowd, Civic Volunteer
Andy Fleckenstein, Fleck Foundation
Ellen W. Glaisner, Civic Volunteer
Helen Harris, Civic Volunteer
Diane Jenkins, Ed.D., Civic Volunteer
Mary Kellner, Civic Volunteer
William Randall, US Bank-Emeritus

Marlene Doerr Kreilkamp, Founder

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Annual Campaign Co-Chairs

Steven Balistreri, Blackthorne Partners
Mark Benskin, BMO Private Bank

Past Co-Chairs

Curt S. Culver, MGIC
Russ Darrow, Jr., Darrow Auto Group
Charlie Groeschell, Robert W. Baird
Corey Hoze, Associated Banc-Corp
Kris Rappé, Wisconsin Energy Corporation
Chad Tessmer, PNC Financial Services Group
Jeffrey Ticknor, BMO Harris Financial Group
Mara Swan, Manpower Group
Maria Lopez Vento, Helen Bader Foundation

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2013 “A Novel Event” Co-Chairs

Thelma Sias, We Energies
Jan Lennon,
SHARP Board Member

Past Co Chairs

Mara Swan, Manpower Group
Geralyn Cannon
Madonna Williams
Cecelia Gore, Brewers Community Foundation
Mary Meehan, Alverno College
Kate Wilson
Kathe Cavallo
Patty Cadorin, M&I
Bev Greenberg, Time Warner Cable

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