Members
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.
Steering Committee
  • 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 President, retired, Divine Savior Holy Angels High School
  • 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 The 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
  • Lisa Cieslak Chief Financial Officer, GMR Marketing
  • 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, Baird
  • Jennifer Dirks President & CEO, TEMPO Milwaukee
  • Audrey Ditter Senior Vice President-Corporate Treasurer, S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
  • Mary Dowell Principal Consultant, MJ Dowell and Associates
  • Kristin Dufek Vice President , Eppstein Uhen Architects Inc.
  • Heather Dunn Vice President & CFO, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company
  • 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 CFO
  • Jayne Hladio Senior Vice President | Wealth Management Metro Group Executive, 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
  • Kathy Hust Scanalytics Inc., 260 E. Highland Ave.
  • Nina Johnson SVP, Community Affairs & CRA Officer, Associated Bank
  • Phyllis King Vice Provost, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Margaret Kurlinski Shareholder Attorney, 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 Lindner President, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
  • Gail Lione Senior Counsel, Dentorsn US LLP
  • Christine Liu McLaughlin Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
  • Jessie Lochmann Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Margaret Loebl Former EVP & Chief Financial Offier, AgroFresh Solutions
  • Amelia Macareno President, AmCmGroup
  • Susan Martin Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary - retired, WEC Energy Group
  • Anne Martino Vice President, Consumer Engagement, Aurora Health Care
  • 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
  • Connie Palmer President & CEO, Outreach Community Health Center
  • 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
  • Jennifer Quadracci General Manager - Wisconsin and Illinois, QuadMed
  • Sharon Reed Director, EY-Milwaukee
  • 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 President, Baird Funds & Chief Investment Officer, Baird Advisors, Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
  • Kim Stoll Vice President - Sales & Marketing, Badger Meter
  • 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 and Secretary, Rexnord Corporation
  • Peggy Wiliams-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

Membership

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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