Milwaukee Women inc is an organization of professional women determined to change the face and quality of leadership in the Wisconsin business community by increasing the number of women corporate directors.
Pat Ackerman Vice President of Investor Relations & Treasurer, A.O. Smith Corporation
Angela Adams Vice President Community Relations, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc.
Griselda Aldrete Executive Director, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
Chris Anderson Managing Partner-Growth and Specialization, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Lisa Attonito Executive Director, Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee
Ellen Bartel Divine Savior Holy Angels High School, retired
Wendy Baumann President/CVO, Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp.
Laurie Benson Executive Director, Nurses on Boards Coalition
Kristin Bergstrom Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Marsha Block President, MBA – My Business Advisor
Barb Bolens Vice President of Strategy, Investor Relations and Communications, Actuant Corporation
Betsy Brenner Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, retired
Patti Bringe Community Leader
Krista Brookman Vice President, Catalyst
Brenda Campbell President & CEO, SecureFutures
Sharon Canter Community Leader
Tracey Carson Senior Vice President, Client Services, Mortenson Kim
Lori Craig Senior Vice President-Market Executive, PNC Wealth Management
Sandy Cunningham Director, Versiti, Inc.
Jodi Czernejewski CEO, inFORME healthcare
Sharon deGuzman Managing Director/Senior Portfolio Manager,
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
Jennifer Dirks President & CEO, TEMPO Milwaukee
Audrey Ditter Senior Vice President – Special Project, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Mary Dowell Principal Consultant, MJ Dowell and Associates, LLC
Kristin Dufek Vice President, Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc.
Cecelia Gore Executive Director, Brewers Community Foundation
Linda Gorens-Levey Partner, General Capital Group
Julie Granger Senior Vice President, MMAC
Eve Hall, Ph.D. President & CEO, Milwaukee Urban League
Lindsay Hammerer Partner, KPMG LLP Milwaukee
Gail Hanson Aurora Health Care, retired
Jayne Hladio Senior Vice President, Wealth Management, U.S. Bank
Rebecca House Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Sarah Hughes Executive Director – Tax, Private Client Services, Ernst & Young
Karen Hung Founder & CEO, Silver Rock Consulting
Maureen Hurd CEO, Beal Associates, LLC
Kathy Hust President, Scanalytics Inc.
Nina Johnson Senior Vice President, Community Affairs & CRA Officer, Associated Bank
Phyllis King Vice Provost, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Margaret Kurlinski Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Kira Lafond Market President & Publisher, Milwaukee Business Journal
Sarah Lauber Chief Financial Officer, Douglas Dynamics
Christine Lidbury Executive Director, Wisconsin Women’s Council,
State of Wisconsin
Amy Lider President, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
Gail Lione Senior Counsel, Dentons US LLP
Christine Liu McLaughlin Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Jessie Lochmann Allen Partner, Foley & Lardner
Margaret Loebl Former EVP & CFO, AgroFresh Solutions
Amelia Macareno President, AmCmGroup
Susan Martin WEC Energy Group, retired
Anne Martino Vice President, Consumer Engagement, Advocate Aurora Health
Kathleen Massey Chief of Research & Development, The Tellier Foundation
Mary McCormick Executive Director, Rotary Club of Milwaukee
Marie O’Brien President & CEO, Enterforce, Inc.
Elizabeth Orelup Partner, Quarles & Brady LLC
Lisa Pendergast Vice President Treasurer, MGIC
Nancy Peterson Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP
Nicole Pienkos Senior Vice President of Finance, FIS Corporation
Inge Plautz Director Business Development, RSM US LLP
Shontra Powell Vice President Sales Strategy & Operations, Hertz System, Inc.
Jamie Pratt Managing Partner, Spano Pratt Executive Search
Joan Prince Vice Chancellor for Partnerships & Innovation, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Sharon Reed Director, Ernst & Young
Andrea Schneider Law Professor, Marquette Law School
Debbie Seeger Executive Vice President, Co-Founder, Patina Solutions
Meghan Shannon Berndt Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Thelma Sias CEO, The Sias Group
Janet Slater Founder & CEO, Greenleaf Partners
Rose Spano Iannelli Partner, Spano Pratt Executive Search
Lynn Sprangers Community Leader
Mary Ellen Stanek Managing Director, Director of Asset Management, Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
Kim StollVice President – Sales & Marketing, Badger Meter, Inc.
Lori Stortz Chief Audit Executive, University of Wisconsin System
Julia Taylor President, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Marilyn Vollrath Senior Counsel, Reputation Partners, LLC
Jan Wade President & General Manager, WISN-TV
Susan Wehrley Founder & CEO, BIZremedies
Kim Wengler Partner, Deloitte
Patty Whaley Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary,
Peggy Williams-Smith Safe House-Senior Vice President, Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Beth Wnuk Senior Executive Vice President, Ixonia Bank
Sandy Wysocki Development Professional
Mary Lou Young CEO, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
Milwaukee Women inc welcomes individuals to our Steering Committee who share our passion for diversifying corporate boards and executive leadership and are in a position to contribute experience, contacts or other resources to further our mission. MWi’s nominating committee meets semi-annually to consider candidates sponsored by a current steering committee member. For more information on membership please contact Jackie Mortenson.
Corporate Board Database
Coming soon, our Corporate Board database will include information on MWi members who are interested in serving on a board. The information can be sorted by industry, job title and other criteria, and includes a resume of each member. Please check back for more information.
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