Board ProfileI have 30 years of experience serving on municipal and non-profit boards. I'm currently the Chairman of the Mequon Board of Appeals where we hear appeals of any aggrieved person, officer, department, board or bureau of the City who is affected by any decision of an administrative officer.
Board Member, The Tellier Foundation, Milwaukee, WI 2019 to present
Chairman and Board Member, Board of Appeals for the City of Mequon, Mequon, WI 2015 to present
Steering Committee Member, Milwaukee Women, Inc., Milwaukee, WI 2015 to present
Board Member, The Womens’ Fund, Milwaukee, WI 2015-2017
Board of Trustees and Finance Committee Member, First United Methodist Church of Palatine, Palatine, IL 2001 to 2009
Board Member, Inverness on the Ponds-Single Family Condominium Association, Inverness, IL 2006 to 2008
Board Member, Special Needs Adoption Network, Milwaukee, WI 1990-1992
The Tellier Foundation, Milwaukee, WI 2015 to present
Chief of Research and Development and Board Member for a philanthropic foundation in Milwaukee, WI. Leads, manages and executes investment strategies and assures alignment with Board of Director’s mission and direction. Supports organization in evaluation of strategic business, non-profit and governmental partnerships and initiatives.
Johnson Controls, Inc., Milwaukee, WI 2013 to 2014
Director of Litigation – North America for global diversified technology leader in building controls, lead-acid batteries, facilities management and automotive components. Led Litigation Center of Excellence–North America, budget of $23 Million. Managed litigation, product safety, and environmental counsel, and all third-party claims administrators. Legal counsel to Risk Management group.
Motorola Solutions, Inc. and Motorola, Inc., Schaumburg, IL 1997 to 2012
Vice-President and Senior Litigation Counsel for global manufacturer of wireless and broadband communications technologies. Entrusted with Motorola’s highest priority, highest impact, and highest exposure disputes. Managed insured litigation and claims. Legal counsel to Risk Management group. Served in a consulting capacity in 2012.
A.O. Smith Corporation, Milwaukee, WI 1992 to 1997
Assistant General Counsel for one of the world’s leading equipment manufacturers, then also having an automotive division. Responsible for substantially all of the corporation’s litigation and outside counsel management.
PersonalI have a passion for helping those who believe in helping themselves but lack sufficient resources to do so. The Tellier Foundation has allowed me to take a leadership role in identifying and promoting groups that mentor and support youth in foster care. I believe that most problems have solutions and that the key to finding the solution is creating the right partnerships.
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