2016 Board of Directors
Executive Committee & Directors
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
Angela Black, Partner, Husch Blackwell
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, Vice President Community Relations, 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
Dan Reed, Managing Director, American Family Ventures
Mark Richardson, President/Founder, Unfinished Business LLC
Katherine Rist, Senior Counsel, Foley & Lardner LLP
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
Anne Monks, Assistant to the Mayor, City of Madison
Leslie Orrantia, Director of Community Relations, UW-Madison Office of University Relations
Mike Verveer, 4th District Alderperson, City of Madison