2017 Milwaukee Film Festival

Sept. 28 - Oct. 12


Board of Directors

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Alexander P. Fraser
Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP


Chris Abele
Past President
Milwaukee County Executive

John P. Bania
Development Vice Chair
Director, Johnson Controls

Donna Baumgartner
Community Supporter & Arts Patron

Bill Haberman
Past President
President, Herzfeld Foundation

Katie Heil
Education Vice Chair
President, Heil Family Foundation

Patti Keating Kahn
Governance Vice Chair & Assistant Secretary
Owner, Colby Abbot & Railway Exchange Buildings

Michael G. Klein
Finance Vice Chair & Assistant Treasurer
Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Co.

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

Kenneth C. Krei
Governance Vice Chair & Secretary
Vice-Chairman, TMI Holdings, Inc.

Steve Laughlin
Past President
CEO, Laughlin Constable

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

Marianne Lubar
Community Volunteer

Sara Meaney
Development Vice Chair
Managing Director, BVK

Steve Mech
President, CSA Commercial

John Ridley
Director, Producer & Writer

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

John Utz
EVP, Associated Bank


Karen Ellenbecker
President, Ellenbecker Investment Group, Inc

Jeff Fitzsimmons
Producer, Director, Co-founder Custom Reality Services

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

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

Barry Poltermann
Founder & CEO, About Face Media

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

Ramona Rogers-Windsor
Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company

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

Dave Stamm
CEO, Stamm Technologies and Stamm Media

Julia Taylor
President, Greater Milwaukee Committee


Tom Barrett
Mayor of Milwaukee

Jacqueline Strayer