2021 Campaign Leadership

2021 Campaign Leadership

Campaign Co-chairs

Coreen Dicus-Johnson
Network Health

Coreen Dicus-Johnson directs the corporate development and strategic direction of Network Health. She specializes in growing provider-health plan relationships and cultivating health care literacy. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Coreen brings studied leadership and a history of proven results to Network Health. Among numerous recognitions, Coreen was named a 2020 and 2019 Power Broker by the Milwaukee Business Journal and received the BizTimes 2018 Health Care Heroes Executive Leadership Award. Passionate about giving back to her community, Coreen is a 2021 co-chair of the Laugh for a Smile signature fundraising event for Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic, the MVP Boys & Girls Club, SHARP Literacy A Novel Event campaign, and United Way’s community campaign.

Coreen earned a bachelor’s in communications and public relations from Marquette University and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law.


Mark F. Irgens
Irgens

Mark Irgens is CEO/Manager of Irgens Partners, LLC (“Irgens”), a developer, investor and operator of commercial office, mixed-use, healthcare and manufacturing properties. Mark leads the organization in four distinct markets: Milwaukee, Chicago, Phoenix, and medical office-healthcare development. He brings his 40 years of experience to clients and team members to ensure successful conception, implementation, completion, and operation of projects. He is a member of The Counselors of Real Estate as well as the President’s Council of The Real Estate Roundtable and has received the Wisconsin Builder Developer of the Year award.
 
Mark serves on several boards including United Way, the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the US Bank Advisory Board in Wisconsin, and the Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America.


Dr. Joan M. Prince
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Retiree

Dr. Joan M. Prince, professor emeritus, serves as vice chancellor of global inclusion and engagement at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. Her discipline focus is as a clinical associate professor in medical laboratory sciences, with a specialty in hematology. Dr. Prince was nominated by President Barack Obama to the key administrative post of alternate representative to the 67th General Assembly of the United Nations, with the honorary rank of ambassador. This diplomatic position also maintained an appointment as a senior advisor to the State Department and public delegate. Dr. Prince serves on several community and corporate boards and has been recognized for her service with numerous awards on a local, national, and global level.

A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Prince was the first African American recipient of a bachelor’s in medical technology and master’s in clinical laboratory sciences with a specialty in hematology and flow cytometry from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.


Stacy P. Williams
Baird

Stacy P. Williams is a senior vice president and senior investment consultant with the Hodge Williams Group at Baird. She provides comprehensive investment consulting to successful families, endowments, and corporations. She was recognized by FORBES as one of America’s Top Women Advisors for 2020, was named a “Forty Under 40” by the Milwaukee Business Journal and was awarded the Baird G. Frederick Kasten Award for Client Service Excellence. Active in her community, Stacy holds volunteer leadership roles with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, United Way and United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council, the Sharon Lynn Wilson Center for the Arts, and the Marcus Center for Performing Arts.

Ms. Williams holds a master’s from the University of Wisconsin - Madison; a bachelor’s from the College of Wooster, Ohio; and completed Baird’s Investment Consultants Program hosted at the University Of Chicago Graduate School Of Business.

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 Campaign Cabinet

Accounting
Kelsey Brenn – St. Augustine Preparatory Academy
Tony Fuerst – PwC
Dan Kempken – A. O. Smith Corporation
Mark Sobczak – Sikich LLP

Ambassador
Judith Amorsen – Eras Senior Network
Nafessa Burdine – ManpowerGroup
Natalie Gamez – STRATTEC Security Corporation
Victoria Gonzalez – Clarios
Robert Kennedy – We Energies
Marina Pappas – Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers
Kayla Pierce – Medical College of Wisconsin
Thomas Rosenthal – Northwestern Mutual Foundation
Annemarie Scobey-Polacheck – Johnson Controls

Corporate Engagement
David Ball – PyraMax Bank
Vincent Beres – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Lisa Cieslak – GMR Marketing
Sean Cullen – JP Cullen
David Elario – Johnson Controls
P.J. DiStefano – Deloitte LLP 
John Florsheim – Weyco Group, Inc.
Andrea Foster – Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Felice Green – Community Leader
Renee Herzing – Herzing University
Jeff Hoffman – The Boerke Company, Inc.
Robert Jansen – Bridgewood Advisors
Jeffrey Janza – CIBC Bank USA
Suzanne Kelley – Waukesha County Business Alliance
John Kissinger – GRAEF
Jay Mack – Town Bank
Jay Magulski – Landmark Credit Union
Michael Meinolf – Associated Bank
Jeffrey Peelen – Quarles & Brady LLP
Dan Peterson – Valuation Research Corporation
Jason Rae – Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Austin Ramirez – Husco
Agatha Raynor – Crivello Carlson, S.C.
Steven SaLoutos – U.S. Bank
Judson Snyder – BMO Harris Bank
Jackie Walsh – Irgens
Michael Ward – U.S. Bank
Jon Wehrli – Eaton - Power Systems Division
Dave Werner – First Midwest Bank
Nelson Williams – Briohn Building Corporation

Diversity Leadership
Grady L. Crosby – Johnson Controls
Jasmine M. Johnson – iHeartMedia Milwaukee
DeVona Wright Cottrell – GMR Marketing

Education
Laura Bray – Milwaukee Area Technical College
Angie Izard – University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Dr. Phyllis King – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Vicki Martin – Milwaukee Area Technical College

Emerging Leaders
Maricha Harris – Dominican Center
Dante A. C. Houston – AMN Healthcare
Leslie Plamann – EY

Financial Managers
Doug O'Connor – RSM US

Healthcare
Eric Conley – Froedtert Health
Cristy Garcia-Thomas – Advocate Aurora Health
Sherry Husa – Managed Health Wisconsin
John Raymond, Sr., MD – Medical College of Wisconsin
Peggy Troy – Children’s Wisconsin

Jane Bradley Pettit Society
Steve Booth – Baird
Ted Kellner – Fiduciary Management, Inc.
Donald Layden, Jr. – Community Leader
David Lubar – Lubar & Co.
Linda Mellowes – Community Leader
John W. Miller – Arenberg Holdings LLC
Blake Moret – Rockwell Automation
Cory Nettles – Generation Growth Capital, Inc.
Gregory C. Oberland – Northwestern Mutual Retiree
George Oliver – Johnson Controls
Jonas Prising – ManpowerGroup
Mary Ellen Stanek – Baird
Timothy Sullivan – REV Group, Inc.

Labor
Daniel Bukiewicz – Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
Sheila Cochran – Milwaukee County Labor Council AFL-CIO Retiree
Thomas Coyne – Waukesha County Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Leadership Society
JoAnne Anton – Herbert H. Kohl Philanthropies
Wendy Burke – Burke Properties
Craig Cookle – Wipfli LLP
Jason Eggert – Wells Fargo & Company
Noah Fenceroy – ManpowerGroup 
Stacey Force – ManpowerGroup
Molly Hogan – BMO Harris Bank
Paul Jansen – First Business Bank
Marie O'Brien – Enterforce
Juliet Pagliaro Herman – Johnson Controls
Kim Preston – First Business Bank
Joe Rock – KPMG LLP
Dennis Sampson – Ixonia Bank
Katina Shaw – The Milwaukee Brewers
Judie Taylor – Waukesha County Center for Growth
Joe Wilson – Quarles & Brady LLP

Legal
Rebecca Greene – Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Margaret (Peggy) Kelsey – We Energies
Josh Welsh – The Marcus Corporation

LINC
Chris Eichner – Froedtert Health
Joe Gibson – Morgan Stanley
April Gianeselli – Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Nonprofit
Tim Baack – Pathfinders
Christy Brown – Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast, Inc.
Joyce Felker – The Parenting Network
Laura Gutierrez – United Community Center, Inc.
Andrew Hardin – Three Harbors Council, Boy Scouts of America
Connie Jadowski – Boy Scouts of America, Potawatomi Area 
Clarence Johnson – Wisconsin Community Services, Inc.
Angela Mancuso – The Women’s Center
Mary Anne Martiny – GPS Education
Renee Ramirez – Community Smiles Dental
Mark Shapiro – Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

Public Sector
David Crowley – Milwaukee County
Shawn Reilly – City of Waukesha

Retire United
Bev Jurkowski – We Energies Retiree
Thomas Littelmann – Empower Retirement Retiree

Sports Marketing
Cecelia Gore – Brewers Community Foundation
Jon Greenberg – Milwaukee Admirals
Aaron Hart – Green Bay Packers/NFL
Tom Hayes – United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Retiree
Duane Wilson – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee

Technology United
Antony B. D'Cruz – HSA Bank
Tina Rock – Advanced Hires
Sam Zielke – Froedtert Health

Tocqueville Society
Stephen Basilotto – Froedtert Health
Linda Benfield –  Foley & Lardner LLP
Bernard Bobber – Ogletree Deakins
Jane Durment – The Marcus Corporation
Reid Engstrom – Community Leader
Thomas Florsheim, Jr. – Weyco Group, Inc.
David Gay – EY
Kelly Grebe – Community Leader
Jackie Herd-Barber – Community Leader
Dustin Hutter – Baird
Thomas Irgens – Irgens
Ryan Maniscalco – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
Ray Manista – Northwestern Mutual
Gregory Marcus – The Marcus Corporation
Warren Pierson – Baird
Thelma Sias – Retired Executive, WEG/Wisconsin Energy Group
Lynn Sprangers – 54 Hands Productions
Dale Van Dam – M3 Insurance
Greg Wesley – Medical College of Wisconsin

Volunteer Engagement
Pam Fendt – Milwaukee Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Women United
Nafessa Burdine – ManpowerGroup
Jenny Nikolai – Froedtert Health
Jessica Zeratsky – Husch Blackwell

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