Board of Directors

The UW Foundation is managed by the members of its Board of Directors. Directors are elected by the UW Foundation members at the annual meeting of members. Each director holds office for a three-year term and may serve up to four consecutive terms.

Ex-officio members include all former, living board chairs, the chair and president of the Wisconsin Alumni Association and the chair of the Women’s Philanthropy Council.

Richard AntoineRichard L. Antoine – Chair

  • President, National Academy of Human Resources
  • President, AOConsulting

Thomas FalkThomas J. Falk – Vice Chair

  • Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Nancy L. BallsrudNancy L. Ballsrud

  • Retired Financial Executive, Cargill, Inc

John D. BaumannJohn D. Baumann

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Colony Brands, Inc.

Paula BonnerPaula E. Bonner — Ex Officio Member

  • President and CEO, Wisconsin Alumni Association

Susan J. CellmerSusan J. Cellmer

  • Writer

Jerry ChazenJerome A. Chazen

  • Founder & Chairman, Chazen Capital Partners Inc., LLC

Paul CollinsPaul J. Collins — Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Vice Chairman, Citigroup

Jeffrey DiermeierJeffrey J. Diermeier

  • Chairman, Financial Accounting Foundation

Susan S. EngeleiterSusan S. Engeleiter

  • President and Chief Executive Officer, Data Recognition Corporation

Wade FetzerWade Fetzer III — Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs and Co.

David F. FlorinDavid F. Florin

  • President, Hiebing

Jere FlunoJere D. Fluno – Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Vice Chair, W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Jerome FrautschiW. Jerome Frautschi

  • President, W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation

Peter L. FrechettePeter L. Frechette

  • Retired Chairman, Patterson Company

Curtis J. FuszardCurtis J. Fuszard

  • Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management
  • Retired President/CEO, Associated Investment Services, Inc.

Colleen GogginsColleen A. Goggins

  • Retired Worldwide Chairman-Consumer Group, Johnson & Johnson

George HamelGeorge F. Hamel, Jr.

  • Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, ValueAct Capital

Jeff HammesJeffrey C. Hammes

  • Chairman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jon HammesJon D. Hammes

  • Chairman and CEO, Hammes Company

Jill HattonJill S. Hatton

  • Retired Managing Director, BlackRock Realty

John HoltonJohn P. Holton

  • Founder, Chairman and President, JWS Foundation Inc.

William P. HsuWilliam P. Hsu

  • Vice President of Operations, Hsu Ginseng Enterprises Inc.
  • Farmer, Hsu Ginseng Farms LLP

Dong-Soo HurDong-Soo Hur

  • Chairman, GS Caltex & GS Energy Corporation

Judy H. JorgensenJudy H. Jorgensen — Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Dean, Waukesha County Technical College

Ted KellnerTed D. Kellner — Ex Officio Member

  • Executive Chairman, Fiduciary Management Inc.

Peter S. KiesPeter S. Kies

  • Managing Director, Head of Technology & Services Investment Banking, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Mike KnetterMichael M. Knetter — Ex Officio Member

  • President and CEO, University of Wisconsin Foundation

Christopher J. KozinaChristopher J. Kozina

  • President & CEO, CDC

Paul LeffPaul A. Leff

  • Vice Chairman, Perry Capital

Michael LehmanMichael E. Lehman

  • Chief Executive Officer, Repulse Bay Road LLC

Peter LeidelPeter A. Leidel

  • Partner, Yorktown Partners LLC

Thomas MadsenThomas P. Madsen

  • Chairman/CEO, Pack Ryt Inc.

Jane MandulaJane R. Mandula

  • Owner/Investor, Far Far Away, LLC

Karen A. MonfreKaren A. Monfre

  • Partner Valuation Litigation and Transaction Support Services and Managing Director Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors, Wipfli LLP

Alice MortensonAlice D. Mortenson

  • Director of Community Relations, M. A. Mortenson Company
  • President, Mortenson Family Foundation

Melinda MountMelinda J. Mount

John NelsonJohn S. Nelson

  • Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Asset Management
  • Adjunct Professor, UW-Madison Civil Engineering

Cory L. NettlesCory L. Nettles

  • Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

John OrosJohn J. Oros — Ex Officio Member

  • Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co., LLC

Stephen R. PetersenStephen R. Petersen

  • Managing Director, Seaward Management

Linda ProcciLinda L. Procci

  • Vice President, Service Line Operations, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Frederick RobertsonFrederick A. Robertson

  • Venture Partner, Baird Capital, RW Baird

Ricky SandlerRicky C. Sandler

  • Founder & CEO, Eminence Capital LLC

Jay R SekelskyJay R. Sekelsky

  • Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, Madison Investment Holdings, Inc.

Paul ShainPaul S. Shain

  • President & CEO, Singlewire Software LLC

Michael ShannonMichael S. Shannon

  • Managing Director & Co-Founder, KSL Capital Partners

Michael SplinterMichael R. Splinter

  • CEO and Chairman of the Board, Applied Materials, Inc.

Stephanie L. SwartzStephanie L. Swartz

  • Senior Nurse Consultant, Gundersen Health System

Frances S. TaylorFrances S. Taylor — Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Executive Vice President, Bank of America
  • Retired Chief Executive Officer, BA Asia Ltd

Patrick ThielePatrick Thiele

  • Retired President and CEO, PartnerRe Ltd.

Doris WeisbergDoris F. Weisberg

  • Professor Emerita, The City College of New York

Jeffrey WiesnerJeffrey D. Wiesner

  • Retired Partner, Accenture