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2016 Board of Directors

Executive Committee & Directors

Board Chair:
Dan Lee, Vice President/Owner, First Weber Group

Vice Chair and Government Relations Committee Chair:
Stacy Nemeth, Chief Operating Officer, Fiore Companies, Inc.

Susan Springman, Senior Project Manager, Mullins Group, LLC

Pablo Sanchez, Vice President Business Development Manager, Park Bank

Economic Development Committee Chair:
Nathan Wautier, Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.

Membership Development Committee Chair:
Randy Banks, Vice President of Marketing & Client Care, Strang, Inc.

Quality of Life and Safety Committee Chair:
Janine Punzel, Principal, 360 Commercial Real Estate

Transportation & Parking Committee Chair:
Doug Poland, Attorney, Rathje & Woodward, LLC

Immediate Past Board Chair & Personnel Committee Chair:
Matt Carlson, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich

Nominating Committee Chair:
Jeffrey Newman, Vice President, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer, Madison Gas & Electric


Dr. Ruben Anthony, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Madison

Juli Aulik, Director of Community Relations, UW Health & Unity Health Insurance

Susan Bauman, non-business/resident member and former Mayor, City of Madison

Curt Brink, Owner, Curt Vaughn Brink Companies

Tim Casper, Senior Executive and Special Assistant to the President, Madison College

Dianne Christensen, Co-proprietor, L’Etoile/Graze

Bob Cottingham, CPA/Partner, Wipfli LLP

Paul Cuta, Partner, CāS4 Architecture, LLC

Ted DeDee, President & CEO, Overture Center for the Arts

Greg Frank, Managing Partner, Food Fight Restaurant Group & Board Chair, Madison’s Central Business Improvement District

Brad Grzesiak, CEO, Bendyworks

Kevin Hickman, Vice President of Strategic Client Relationships, JP Cullen

Melissa Huggins, Founding Principal, Urban Assets

Megan Jerabek, Partner, von Briesen & Roper s.c.

Sandy Lampman, Executive Director, St. Mary's Foundation

Tim Lightner, Owner, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

Ron Luskin, non-business/resident member

Jeff Maurer, Owner, Fresh Madison Market

Peter Mortenson, Senior Vice-President, US Bank

Anne Neujahr Morrison, Commercial Leasing & Development, Urban Land Interests

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

Daniel Pophal, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

Dan Reed, Managing Director, American Family Ventures

Mark Richardson, President/Founder, Unfinished Business LLC

Katherine Rist, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP

Sean Robbins, Vice President of Development & Commercial Leasing, Hovde Properties

Victor Rodriguez, Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Isthmus Partners, LLC

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

Steven Schooler, Executive Director, Porchlight, Inc.

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.

Jeff Vercauteren, President, Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc.

Margaret Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Steve Brown Apartments

Ex Officio Members

Gregg McManners, Executive Director, Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center

Everett Mitchell, Director of Community Relations, UW-Madison Office of University Relations

Anne Monks, Assistant to the Mayor, City of Madison

Mike Verveer, 4th District Alderperson, City of Madison
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