Board of Directors
The UW Foundation is managed by the 53 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.
Richard L. Antoine – Chair
- President, National Academy of Human Resources
- Retired Senior VP/Human Resources, Procter & Gamble
Thomas J. Falk – Vice Chair
- Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Nancy L. Ballsrud – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Vice President / Assistant Treasurer, Cargill
John E. Berndt
- Retired President, Sprint International
Paula E. Bonner – Ex Officio Member
- President and CEO, Wisconsin Alumni Association
Nancy T. Borghesi – Ex Officio Member
- Chair, Women’s Philanthropy Council
- Retired Sr. Vice President, CCC Information Services Inc.
Susan J. Cellmer
- Founder & Chairman, Chazen Capital Partners Inc., LLC
Paul J. Collins – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Vice Chairman, Citigroup
Jeffrey J. Diermeier
- Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, CFA Institute
- Chairman, L.B. White Company, Inc.
Susan S. Engeleiter
- President and Chief Executive Officer, Data Recognition Corporation
Wade Fetzer III – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs and Co.
Jere D. Fluno – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Vice Chair, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
W. Jerome Frautschi
- Chairman of the Board, Overture Foundation
Peter L. Frechette
- Retired Chairman, Patterson Company
Colleen A. Goggins
- Retired Worldwide Chairman-Consumer Group, Johnson & Johnson
Phillip T. Gross – Ex Officio Member
- Managing Director, Adage Capital Management LP
George F. Hamel, Jr.
- Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, ValueAct Capital
Jeffrey C. Hammes
- Chairman, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jon D. Hammes
- Chairman and CEO, Hammes Company, LLC
Jill S. Hatton
- Retired Managing Director, BlackRock Realty
John P. Holton
- Founder, Chairman and President, JWS Foundation Inc.
Ted D. Kellner – Ex Officio Member
- Executive Chairman, Fiduciary Management Inc.
Michael M. Knetter – Ex Officio Member
- President and CEO, University of Wisconsin Foundation
Paul A. Leff
- Partner, Senior Managing Director, Perry Partners
Michael E. Lehman
- Chief Financial Officer, Arista Networks
- Retired Chief Financial Officer, Palo Alto Networks
Peter A. Leidel
- Founder/Partner, Yorktown Partners LLC
Sheldon B. Lubar – Ex Officio Member
- Founder and Chairman, Lubar & Co.
Thomas P. Madsen
Jean N. Manchester – Ex Officio Member
- Retired CEO, Neesvig’s Inc.
Jane R. Mandula
- Senior Manager, Homrich Partners, LLC
Alice R. McPherson, M.D.
- Professor of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine
- Corporate Vice President and CFO/Online Services Division, Microsoft
John S. Nelson
- Adjunct Professor, CEM/CEE, UW-Madison College of Engineering
Cory L. Nettles
- Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP
Albert O. Nicholas
- Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Investment Advisor
Nicholas Company Inc.
Kathryn A. Oberly
- Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals
John J. Oros – Ex Officio Member
- Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co., LLC
- CEO, Financial Guaranty Advisors LLC
San W. Orr, Jr. – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Chairman of the Board, Wausau Paper Corp.
Stephen R. Petersen
- Retired Senior Vice President / Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Management and Research Company
Linda L. Procci
- Vice President, Service Line Operations, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners
- Retired President and CEO, TomoTherapy Inc.
Ricky C. Sandler
- Managing Member, Eminence Capital LLC
Allan H. “Bud” Selig
- Commissioner, Major League Baseball
Paul S. Shain
- President & CEO, Singlewire Software LLC
Michael S. Shannon
- Managing Director & Co-Founder, KSL Capital Partners
Michael R. Splinter
- CEO and Chairman of the Board, Applied Materials, Inc.
Frances S. Taylor – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Executive Vice President, Bank of America
- Retired Chief Executive Officer, BA Asia Ltd
Julie M. Van Cleave
- Portfolio Manager, Oppenheimer Capital Appreciation Fund
Todd E. Warnock
- Partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners
Doris F. Weisberg
- Professor Emerita, The City College of New York
Jeffrey D. Wiesner
- Retired Partner, Accenture