2019 Board of Directors
Executive Committee & Directors
Doug Poland, Attorney, Rathje & Woodward, LLC
Nathan Wautier, Shareholder, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Margaret Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Steve Brown Apartments
Jeff Newman, Executive Vice President, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer, Madison Gas & Electric
Economic Development Committee Chair:
Anne Neujahr Morrison, Commercial Leasing & Development, Urban Land Interests
Government Relations Committee Chair:
Angie Black, Partner, Carlson Black O'Callaghan & Battenberg LLP
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 Committee Chair:
Kathy Marks, Owner and Managing Director, TMA+Peritus
Transportation Committee Chair:
Janine Punzel, Principal, 360 Commercial Real Estate
Immediate Past Board Chair & Personnel Committee Chair:
Stacy Nemeth, Chief Operating Officer, Fiore Companies, Inc.
Nominating Committee Chair:
Brad Grzesiak, CEO, Bendyworks
Dr. Ruben Anthony, President & CEO, Urban League of Greater Madison
Juli Aulik, Director of Community Relations, UW Health & Quartz
Randy Banks, Vice President of Marketing & Client Care, Strang, Inc.
Tim Casper, Senior Executive and Special Assistant to the President, Madison College
Bob Cottingham, Geographic Markets Leader, Wipfli LLP
Paul Cuta, Partner, CāS4 Architecture, LLC
Chandra Miller Fienen, Executive Director and Founding Member, StartingBlock Madison
Jackson Fonder, President and CEO, Catholic Charities
Larry Frank, Owner, Frank Productions, Inc.
Sandra Gajic, President and CEO, Overture Center for the Arts
Kari Grasee, Vice President, Information & Data Management, American Family Insurance
Alison Helland, Attorney, Boardman & Clark LLP
Katie Hinkle, Associate Attorney, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Melissa Huggins, Founding Principal, Urban Assets
Eli Judge, President, Capitol Neighborhoods, Inc.
Steve Landry, Director of Business Development, JP Cullen
Tim Lightner, Owner, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
Ron Luskin, non-business/resident member
Peter Mortenson, Senior Vice-President, US Bank
Tim O’Meara, Vice President Sales, Madison National Life Insurance Company
Leslie Orrantia, Director of Community Relations, UW-Madison Office of University Relations
Daniel Pophal, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo
Beth Prochaska, Executive Vice President, Potter Lawson
Katie 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
Susan Springman, Senior Project Manager, Mullins Group, LLC & Board Chair, Madison’s Central Business Improvement District
Craig Stanley, Founding Principal, Broadwing Advisors, LLC
Missy Tracy, Municipal Relations Coordinator, Ho-Chunk Gaming-Madison
Jeff Tubbs, Vice President, Business Development, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc.
Eric Upchurch, Opportunity Inc.
Jeff Vercauteren, Partner, Husch Blackwell
Alex Ysquierdo, Assistant Vice President, Associated Bank
Ex Officio Members
Gregg McManners, Executive Director, Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Anne Monks, Assistant to the Mayor, City of Madison
Kelly Ruppel, Chief Financial Officer, Madison Metropolitan School District
Mike Verveer, 4th District Alderperson, City of Madison