2015 Campaign Leadership

Campaign Co-chairs

Catherine A. Jacobson, FHFMA, CPA
President & CEO
Froedtert Health

Catherine A. Jacobson serves as president and CEO of Froedtert Health, a $1.5 billion regional health care system based in Milwaukee.

Jacobson joined Froedtert Health in 2010 as executive vice president of finance and strategy, chief financial officer and chief strategy officer. She was promoted in 2011 to President and in 2012 CEO.  Prior to joining Froedtert Health, Jacobson spent 22 years at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago in various leadership roles.

Locally, she serves on several boards including Wisconsin Hospital Association, United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County, The Milwaukee Health Care Partnership, Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin, Blood Center of Wisconsin, United Hospital System, the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center, the Greater Milwaukee Committee and Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. She also serves on the UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Dean’s Advisory Board.

Jacobson is a Fellow of Healthcare Financial Management Association and a Certified Public Accountant. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
 


Suzanne Kelley
President
Waukesha County Business Alliance

Suzanne Kelley was named President of the Waukesha County Business Alliance in 2009 after a 23-year career in government relations at General Electric. The Alliance is the largest business association in Waukesha County, representing 900+ member companies and community organizations employing more than 60,000 people in the region.

Suzanne currently serves on Thriving Waukesha Alliance, The Women’s Center’s Violence Prevention Advisory Committee, Milwaukee 7 Regional Economic Development Council, and the Cultural & Entertainment Needs Task Force.

Suzanne received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida - Gainesville and a master’s degree in journalism and communications from Marquette University.
 


Alex A. Molinaroli
Chairman, President and CEO
Johnson Controls, Inc.

Alex A. Molinaroli is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Johnson Controls, Inc.

He joined Johnson Controls, Inc. in 1983 and previously served as president of the Power Solutions business. He was elected a corporate officer in 2004 and held positions in a variety of leadership roles within the Building Efficiency business at the company.

Molinari is very active in the community. He currently serves on the Board of Regents for the Milwaukee School of Engineering and is a Board member of Interstate Batteries. His is also a founding member of the Electrification Coalition.

Molinaroli earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
 


Cory L. Nettles
Of Counsel
Quarles & Brady LLP

Cory L. Nettles is Founder and Managing Director of Generation Growth Capital, Inc. He also is a partner-of counsel at Milwaukee law firm Quarles & Brady LLP.

Nettles served as Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce and recently became of one of five African-American executives who formed Partners for Community Impact LLC to become minority investors in the Milwaukee Bucks.

Nettles currently serves as a board member for several corporate and nonprofit organizations including the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, Partners Advancing Values in Education (“PAVE”), Teach For America, the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, the University of Wisconsin Foundation, and Usher’s New Look Foundation – among others.

Nettles is a magna cum laude graduate of Lawrence University in Appleton and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School.

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 2015 Campaign Cabinet

Accounting
Michael G. Carter – Northwestern Mutual
Scott Hawig – Froedtert Health
Daniel L. Kempken – A. O. Smith Corporation
Mark S. Sobczak – Sikich LLP
Frank A. Voltolina – Johnson Controls, Inc.

Ambassador
Andrew Dresang – Froedtert Health
Robert D. Isacson – Quarles & Brady LLP
Thomas M. Rosenthal – Northwestern Mutual
Annemarie Scobey-Polacheck – Johnson Controls, Inc.

Business Partners
Larry Blanton – MetalTek International
Jami Burrell – General Mills
Randall D. Crocker – von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
Jacqueline J. Ertl – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Michael S. Erwin – TLP – Tailored Label Products, Inc.
John W. Florsheim – Weyco Group Inc.
Susan Fronk – MRA – The Management Association Inc.
Joseph J. Gehrke – Associated Banc-Corp.
John H. Kissinger – GRAEF
Doreen Lettau – Dickten Masch Plastics
W. Kent Lorenz – Acieta
Vincent Lyles – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Jay M. Magulski – Landmark Credit Union
Joseph M. Pieper – Westbury Bank
Ellen J. Redeker – The PrivateBank-Wisconsin
Paul W. Sweeney – PS Capital Partners, LLC
David P. Werner – Park Bank
Sandra M. Wysocki – Milwaukee Business Journal

Communications
David Gilmartin – GE Healthcare
Mark A. Katz – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Kimberley S. Metcalf-Kupres – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Bridget Paskey – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Kathleen M. Perlewitz – Froedtert Health

Diversity Business
Darlene Austin – Quarles & Brady LLP
Yvonne Brodsky – GE Healthcare
Deirdra Copeland-Gonsalves – BMO Harris Bank
Grady L. Crosby – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Jerry Fulmer – We Energies
Jasmine Johnson – Pfizer Inc.
Heidi E. Moore – Froedtert Health

Tocqueville $10,000 Initiative
Sandra L. Botcher – Northwestern Mutual
Simon Davis – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Thomas W. Florsheim, Jr. – Weyco Group Inc.
David W. Gay – EY
Linda Gorens-Levey – General Capital Group
Susan M. Kreh – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Gregory S. Marcus – The Marcus Corporation
Warren D. Pierson – Baird
Thelma A. Sias – We Energies
Lynn Sprangers – Mount Mary University
Mary Ellen Stanek – Baird
Brian J. Stief – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Dale E. Van Dam – M3 Insurance Solutions
David Vetta – First Business Bank-Milwaukee
Scott A. Wrobbel – Deloitte LLP

Jane Bradley Pettit Society
Jon D. Hammes – Hammes Company, LLC
Jeffery A. Joerres – ManpowerGroup
Ted D. Kellner – Fiduciary Management, Inc.
David J. Lubar – Lubar & Co.
R. Bruce McDonald - Johnson Controls, Inc.
Linda T. Mellowes – Community Volunteer
Gregory C. Oberland – Northwestern Mutual
Paul E. Purcell – Baird
Stephen A. Roell – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Edward J. Zore - Northwestern Mutual Retiree

Education
Darienne B. Driver, Ed.D – Milwaukee Public Schools
Mark Hansen – Elmbrook School District
Douglas N. Hastad – Carroll University
Dr. Mark Mone – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dr. Eileen Schwalbach – Mount Mary University

Campus Engagement
DeAnna L. Leitzke, P.E. – Milwaukee School of Engineering
Ericca Pollack – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Gopika SenthilKumar – Brookfield Central High School
Kelly M. Walker – Marquette University

Emerging Leaders
Nicholas R. Goebel – Rockwell Automation
William P. McQuillan – PNC
Aimee L. Wiedmeyer – Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc

Financial Managers
William Kenton – Financial Solutions, LLC
Michael N. Pierce – Community Volunteer

Health Care
Katherine Bagemihl – Froedtert Health
Catherine J. Buck – Froedtert Health
Michael H. Lappin – Aurora Health Care
Sue Ela – Mpirik
Dennis M. Pollard – Froedtert Health
Peggy Troy – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Physicians
Dr. John Butler – Froedtert Health
Dr. John R. Raymond – Medical College of Wisconsin
Dr. Jonathon D. Truwit – Froedtert Health & Medical College of Wisconsin

IT United
Jane Durment – The Marcus Corporation Retiree
Kerrie Hoffman – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Todd MacKay – Patina Solutions

Labor
Dan Bukiewicz – Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO
Sheila D. Cochran – Milwaukee County Labor Council AFL-CIO
Thomas Coyne – Waukesha County Labor Council AFL-CIO

Leadership
Randall S. Bednar – A. O. Smith Corporation
Jameson P. Delgadillo – Northwestern Mutual
Jill M. Glandt – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Jacqueline Herd-Barber – Community Volunteer
Christopher Layden – Experis
David P. Muth – Quarles & Brady LLP
Thomas P. Schneider – COA Youth & Family Centers

Legal
Brian J. Cadwallader – Johnson Controls, Inc
Amy Lindner – Meta House, Inc
Catherine Mode Eastham – Froedtert Health
Heather Van Vugt Ramirez – Centro Legal
Paul L. Schultz – Baird

Loaned Executive
Reid F. Engstrom – Community Volunteer
Angela Quigley – Married in Milwaukee
Elaine C. Sweet – Community Volunteer

Major Campaigns
Jeffery Mazzoni – GE Healthcare
Blake D. Moret – Rockwell Automation
Jonas Prising – ManpowerGroup
Steven S. SaLoutos – U.S. Bank
Joseph Walicki – Johnson Controls, Inc.

Nonprofit
Rayna Andrews – Feeding America
T. Edmund Brandon – Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America
Danae D. Davis – Milwaukee Succeeds
Michael G. Davis – IMPACT, Inc.
Ricardo Diaz – United Community Center, Inc.
Shea A. R. Halula – Starting Point of Ozaukee, Inc.
Dr. Candace L. Hennessy – Curative Care Network, Inc.
Nancy E. Major – Safe Babies Healthy Families, Inc.
Angela Mancuso – Women’s Center, Inc.
Holly Patzer – Wisconsin Community Services, Inc.
Paula H. Pennebaker – YWCA Southeast Wisconsin
Renee Ramirez – Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic
Teri Terrill – Family Service of Waukesha County

Planned Giving
Robert Ferriday III – Community Volunteer
David A. Klenke – Baird

Public Sector
Thomas M. Barrett – Mayor, City of Milwaukee
Erik J. Brooks – Mayor, City of South Milwaukee
Paul F. Farrow – Waukesha County Executive's Office
Shawn Reilly – Mayor, City of Waukesha

Retirees
William O. Drehfal – Community Volunteer
Beverly Jurkowski – Community Volunteer

Sports Marketing
Cecelia I. Gore – Brewers Community Foundation
Jon R. Greenberg – Milwaukee Admirals
Aaron Hart – Green Bay Packers/NFL
John F. Steinmiller – Milwaukee Bucks
Duane A. Wilson – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Michael Zimmerman – Milwaukee Wave

Women's Leadership
Cheryl R. Carron – Johnson Controls, Inc.
Mary Pat Farrell – Rockwell Automation
Christine Liu McLaughlin – Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

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