Technology United

Technology United

Technology United, formerly IT United, members are technology professionals making a difference in our community through events, volunteerism, and advocacy focused around local students interested in technology.

Member Criteria

  • Yearly contribution at a Leadership Level of $1,200 or above
  • Voluntarily opt-in to the program
  • Professional in the information technology industry

Member Benefits

  • Invitation to the CIO Forum hosted by Technology United's CIO Advisory Board. This event features professional networking and panel discussions with prominent technology leaders on key technology trends and strategies.
  • Alignment with colleagues and clients around such an important cause.
  • Networking and volunteer opportunities.
  • Recognition in the United Way Leadership Registry (optional) with a Technology United mark.


  • CIO Forum: The 2020 CIO Forum raised $330,000 for United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County’s Community Fund!
  • Technology United Career Fair: Annual event for high school students featuring round table discussions led by Technology United volunteers, as well as demonstrations by technology partners.
  • Job Shadows: Students visit local companies to learn about the role and work in a technology team. In the 2017-2018 school year, five companies hosted 100 students.
  • Agency Support: Technology Professionals share their skill set and support our agency partners in need of 2-3 hour technology projects.
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 Technology United CIO Advisory Board

Advocate Aurora Health
Bobbie Byrne

Meghan Hendricks
Melissa Owens

​Associated Bank​
Mike Meinolf

Tim Byrne

Ken Garfinkel

Carroll University
Ryan Corcoran

Charter Manufacturing Co., Inc.
Sarah Urban

City of Milwaukee
Nancy Olson

Chad Steighner

Community Leader
Karl Gouverneur

Deloitte Consulting
Subash Anbu

Kerrie Hoffman

Froedtert Health
Kathryn McClellan

Gardner Denver
Jeff Koepke

GE Healthcare
John Dunn
Steven Laurent

Generac Power Systems, Inc.
Daniel Bourquin

David Neumann 

HSA Bank
Antony D'Cruz

Hydrite Chemical Co.
Gary Branger

IAT Insurance Group
Manish Chawla

Johnson Controls
Diane Schwarz
Krzysztof Soltan

Kathy J. Lang & Associates, LLC
Kathy Lang

Landmark Credit Union
Steve Hannan

Juan Francisco Fiallo

The Marcus Corporation
Jane Durment, Retiree
Kim Lueck

Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Peter Engel, Retiree

Marquette University
Laurie Panella

Master Lock Company
Mark Lovelace

Medical College of Wisconsin
David Hotchkiss

Milwaukee Brewers
Derek Hyde

Milwaukee Bucks
Robert Cordova

Milwaukee County
Lynn Fyhrlund

Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition
Kathy Henrich

Molson Coors Beverage Company
Steve Poquette

Julie Ragland

Timothy Schaefer

ProHealth Care
Donald Reichert

Regal Ware
Mike DeMartino

REV Group, Inc.
Peter Panagis

Rockwell Automation
Chris Nardecchia

Sargento Foods Inc.
Holly Baumgart

Naheed Bleecker

U.S. Bank
Prescott Balch

United Way
Craig Nuechterlein

Lynne Briggs

von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
William Caraher

We Energies
Molly Mulroy

 Technology United Co-chairs

Nicole Conrad
Bostik, Inc.

Antony D'Cruz
HSA Bank

Scott Sievert


 Technology United Council

Dylan Ali
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Jennifer Anderson

Talal Butt
Rockwell Automation

Bill Caraher
von Briesen & Roper, s.c.

Ryan Corcoran
Carroll University

Mary Dugan

John Dunn
GE Healthcare

Jane Durment
The Marcus Corporation, Retiree

Peter Engel
Marcus Hotel & Resorts, Retiree

Lois Gresholdt
U.S. Bank

Steve Hannan
Landmark Credit Union

Jennifer Hartline
Deloitte LLP

Kathy Henrich
Milwaukee Tech Hub Coalition

James Hischke
Northwestern Mutual

Kerrie Hoffman
Get Digital Velocity, Inc.

Nicole Knicker
We Energies

Cindy Laatsch
Harley-Davidson Motor Company

​Mike Meinolf
Associated Bank

Craig Miller
IllustroTech Consulting

James Nelson
Community Volunteer

Latasha Reindl
GE Healthcare

Tina Rock
Advanced Hires

Diane Schwarz
Johnson Controls 

Chad Steighner

Greg Treichel

Mark West
Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Stuart Wogsland
Advocate Aurora Health

Sam Zielke
Froedtert Health

Get Involved

For questions or more information about joining the Technology United program, please contact Mimi Laflin via email or at 414-263-8136.

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