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.
Richard L. Antoine – Chair
- President, National Academy of Human Resources
- President, AOConsulting
Thomas J. Falk – Vice Chair
- Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Nancy L. Ballsrud
- Retired Financial Executive, Cargill, Inc
John D. Baumann
- President and Chief Executive Officer, Colony Brands, Inc.
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
Jeffrey J. Diermeier
- Chairman, Financial Accounting Foundation
Susan S. Engeleiter
- President and Chief Executive Officer, Data Recognition Corporation
Wade Fetzer III — Ex Officio Member
- Retired Partner, Goldman Sachs and Co.
David F. Florin
- President, Hiebing
Jere D. Fluno – Ex Officio Member
- Retired Vice Chair, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
W. Jerome Frautschi
- President, W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation
Peter L. Frechette
- Retired Chairman, Patterson Company
Curtis J. Fuszard
- Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management
- Retired President/CEO, Associated Investment Services, Inc.
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
Jill S. Hatton
- Retired Managing Director, BlackRock Realty
John P. Holton
- Founder, Chairman and President, JWS Foundation Inc.
William P. Hsu
- Vice President of Operations, Hsu Ginseng Enterprises Inc.
- Farmer, Hsu Ginseng Farms LLP
- Chairman, GS Caltex & GS Energy Corporation
Judy H. Jorgensen — Ex Officio Member
- Retired Dean, Waukesha County Technical College
Ted D. Kellner — Ex Officio Member
- Executive Chairman, Fiduciary Management Inc.
Peter S. Kies
- Managing Director, Head of Technology & Services Investment Banking, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Michael M. Knetter — Ex Officio Member
- President and CEO, University of Wisconsin Foundation
Christopher J. Kozina
- President & CEO, CDC
Paul A. Leff
- Vice Chairman, Perry Capital
Michael E. Lehman
- Chief Executive Officer, Repulse Bay Road LLC
Peter A. Leidel
- Partner, Yorktown Partners LLC
Thomas P. Madsen
- Chairman/CEO, Pack Ryt Inc.
Jane R. Mandula
- Owner/Investor, Far Far Away, LLC
Karen A. Monfre
- Partner Valuation Litigation and Transaction Support Services and Managing Director Wipfli Corporate Finance Advisors, Wipfli LLP
Alice D. Mortenson
- Director of Community Relations, M. A. Mortenson Company
- President, Mortenson Family Foundation
Melinda J. Mount
John S. Nelson
- Managing Director, Global Infrastructure Asset Management
- Adjunct Professor, UW-Madison Civil Engineering
Cory L. Nettles
- Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP
John J. Oros — Ex Officio Member
- Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co., LLC
Stephen R. Petersen
- Managing Director, Seaward Management
Linda L. Procci
- Vice President, Service Line Operations, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Frederick A. Robertson
- Venture Partner, Baird Capital, RW Baird
Ricky C. Sandler
- Founder & CEO, Eminence Capital LLC
Jay R. Sekelsky
- Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, Madison Investment Holdings, Inc.
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.
Stephanie L. Swartz
- Senior Nurse Consultant, Gundersen Health System
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.
Doris F. Weisberg
- Professor Emerita, The City College of New York
Jeffrey D. Wiesner
- Retired Partner, Accenture