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
Paula E. Bonner – Ex Officio Member
- President and CEO, Wisconsin Alumni Association
Susan J. Cellmer
Jerome A. Chazen
- Founder & Chairman, Chazen Capital Partners Inc., LLC
Paul J. Collins – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Vice Chairman, Citigroup
Connie R. Curran
- Chief Executive Officer, Best On Board
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
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.
- Chairman, GS Caltex
Judy H. Jorgensen
- Retired Academic Support Manager, Waukesha County Technical College
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
Thomas P. Madsen
- Chairman/CEO, Pack Ryt Inc.
Jane R. Mandula
- Senior Manager, Homrich Partners, LLC
Alice D. Mortenson
- Director of Community Relations, M. A. Mortenson Company and President, Mortenson Family Foundation
Melinda J. Mount
- 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.
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
Frederick A. Robertson
- Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners
- Retired President and CEO, TomoTherapy Inc.
Ricky C. Sandler
- Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Eminence Capital LLC
Jay R. Sekelsky
- Executive Dir/Chief Investment Officer, Madison Investment Advisors 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
- Retired President and CEO, PartnerRe Ltd.
Todd E. Warnock
- Partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners
Doris F. Weisberg
- Professor Emerita, The City College of New York
Jeffrey D. Wiesner
- Retired Partner, Accenture