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2017 Board of Directors

Executive Committee & Directors

Board Chair:
Stacy Nemeth, Chief Operating Officer, Fiore Companies, Inc.

Vice Chair:
Doug Poland, Attorney, Rathje & Woodward, LLC

Secretary:
Susan Springman, Senior Project Manager, Mullins Group, LLC

Treasurer:
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


Directors

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
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