2016 Milwaukee Film Festival | 9/22 - 10/6

Board of Directors

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Tracey L. Klein
Shareholder, Chair (Health Care Practice), and Co-Chair (Government Relations), Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.


Chris Abele
Past President
Milwaukee County Executive

John P. Bania
Development Vice Chair
Director, Johnson Controls

Alexander P. Fraser
President-Elect, Governance Vice Chair & Secretary
Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP

Bill Haberman
Finance Vice Chair & Past President
Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP
President, Herzfeld Foundation

Patti Keating Kahn
Education Vice Chair
Owner, Colby Abbot & Railway Exchange Buildings

Kenneth C. Krei
Governance Vice Chair
EVP Wealth Services, FIS Global

Steve Laughlin
Strategic Planning Vice Chair & Past President
CEO, Laughlin Constable

Emilia Layden
Education Vice Chair
Associate Curator, Haggerty Museum of Art

Marianne Lubar
Strategic Planning Vice Chair
Community Volunteer

Sara Meaney
Development Vice Chair
Managing Director, BVK

Joseph A. Rock
Finance Vice Chair & Treasurer
Partner, KPMG


Donna Baumgartner
Community Supporter & Arts Patron

Robert M. Davis, DVM
President & CEO, Zoological Society of Milwaukee

Michael Drescher
CEO & Co-Founder, Okanjo

Karen Ellenbecker
President, Ellenbecker Investment Group, Inc

Jeff Fitzsimmons
Co-Founder, HarQen

Cecelia Gore
Executive Director, Brewers Community Foundation

Carmen Haberman
Vice President, Herzfeld Foundation

Susan Haise
Owner & CEO, Neroli Salon & Spa and The Institute of Beauty & Wellness

Katie Heil
President, Heil Family Foundation
Community Volunteer

Michael G. Klein
Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Michael J. Koss Jr.
Director of Marketing, Koss Corporation

Mary Ann LaBahn
Retired Vice President, J.P. Morgan Chase

Alexander Lasry
Vice President of Strategy & Operations, Milwaukee Bucks

Steve Mech
President, CSA Commercial

Barry Poltermann
Founder & CEO, About Face Media

Bob Pothier
Regional Vice President, Leadership Consultant & Executive Facilitator, Partners in Leadership, Inc
Co-Founder & CEO, Hapacus

Lacey Sadoff
Co-Owner & Executive Vice President, Badger Liquor

Dave Stamm
CEO, Stamm Technologies and Stamm Media

Julia Taylor
President, Greater Milwaukee Committee

John Utz
EVP, Associated Bank


Tom Barrett
Mayor of Milwaukee

Jacqueline Strayer