2017 Board of Directors
Executive Committee & Directors
Stacy Nemeth, Chief Operating Officer, Fiore Companies, Inc.
Doug Poland, Attorney, Rathje & Woodward, LLC
Susan Springman, Senior Project Manager, Mullins Group, LLC
Jeffrey Newman, Vice President, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer, Madison Gas & Electric
Economic Development Committee Chair:
Nathan Wautier, Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Government Relations Committee Chair:
Angela Black, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Inclusiveness Committee Chair:
Mark Richardson, President/Founder, Unfinished Business LLC
Membership Development Committee Chair:
Megan Jerabek, Partner, von Briesen & Roper s.c.
Quality of Life and Safety Committee Chair:
Kathy Marks, Owner and Managing Director, TMA+Peritus
Transportation & Parking Committee Chair:
Janine Punzel, Principal, 360 Commercial Real Estate
Immediate Past Board Chair & Personnel Committee Co-Chair:
Dan Lee, Vice President/Owner, First Weber Group
Nominating Committee Chair:
Anne Neujahr Morrison, Commercial Leasing & Development, Urban Land Interests
Personnel Committee Co-Chair:
Matt Carlson, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich
At Large Member:
Margaret Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Steve Brown Apartments
Dr. Ruben Anthony, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Madison
Juli Aulik, Director of Community Relations, UW Health & Unity Health Insurance
Randy Banks, Vice President of Marketing & Client Care, Strang, Inc.
Susan Bauman, non-business/resident member and former Mayor, City of Madison
Betty Bergquist, Vice President, Business & Workplace Services, American Family Insurance
Curt Brink, Owner, Curt Vaughn Brink Companies
Tim Casper, Senior Executive and Special Assistant to the President, Madison College
Bob Cottingham, CPA/Partner, Wipfli LLP
Paul Cuta, Partner, CāS4 Architecture, LLC
Ted DeDee, President & CEO, Overture Center for the Arts
Len Devaisher, Wisconsin Region CEO, Old National Bank
Greg Frank, Vice President Community Relations, Food Fight Restaurant Group & Board Chair, Madison’s Central Business Improvement District
Brad Grzesiak, CEO, Bendyworks
Melissa Huggins, Founding Principal, Urban Assets
Steve Landry, Director of Business Development, JP Cullen
Tim Lightner, Owner, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
Ron Luskin, non-business/resident member
Jeff Maurer, Owner, Fresh Madison Market
Mayra Medrano, Board Chair, Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County
Peter Mortenson, Senior Vice-President, US Bank
Tim O’Meara, Area Senior Vice President, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Greg Paradise, Partner, Mohs, MacDonald, Widder, Paradise & Van Note
Daniel Pophal, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo
Beth Prochaska, Executive Vice President, Potter Lawson
Katherine Rist, Partner and Real Estate Business Lawyer, Foley & Lardner LLP
Andrew Roethe, Vice President in Commercial Banking, BMO Harris Bank, N.A.
Carole Schaeffer, VP of Business Development, Miron Construction
Chris Schell, Senior Vice President - Marketing, Summit Credit Union
Steve Sosnowski, Senior Vice President, Associated Bank
Craig Stanley, Founding Principal, Broadwing Advisors, LLC
Jeff Tubbs, Vice President, Business Development, J.H. Findorff & Son, Inc.
Eric Upchurch, Opportunity Inc.
Jeff Vercauteren, President, Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc.
Ja'Mel Ware, Owner, Intellectual Ratchet
Ex Officio Members
Gregg McManners, Executive Director, Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Anne Monks, Assistant to the Mayor, City of Madison
Leslie Orrantia, Director of Community Relations, UW-Madison Office of University Relations
Kelly Ruppel, Chief of Staff, Madison Metropolitan School District
Mike Verveer, 4th District Alderperson, City of Madison