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
  • Retired Senior VP/Human Resources, Procter & Gamble

Thomas FalkThomas J. Falk – Vice Chair

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

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

Connie CurranConnie R. Curran

  • Chief Executive Officer, Best On Board

Jeffrey DiermeierJeffrey J. Diermeier

  • Retired President and Chief Executive Officer, CFA Institute
  • Chairman, L.B. White Company, Inc.

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.

Jere FlunoJere D. Fluno – Ex Officio Member

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

Jerome FrautschiW. Jerome Frautschi

  • Chairman of the Board, Overture Foundation

Peter L. FrechettePeter L. Frechette

  • Retired Chairman, Patterson Company

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, LLC

Jill HattonJill S. Hatton

  • Retired Managing Director, BlackRock Realty

John HoltonJohn P. Holton

  • Founder, Chairman and President, JWS Foundation Inc.

Dong-Soo HurDong-Soo Hur

  • Chairman, GS Caltex

Judy H. Jorgensen

  • Retired Academic Support Manager, Waukesha County Technical College

Ted KellnerTed D. Kellner – Ex Officio Member

  • Executive Chairman, Fiduciary Management Inc.

Mike KnetterMichael M. Knetter – Ex Officio Member

  • President and CEO, University of Wisconsin Foundation

Paul LeffPaul A. Leff

  • Vice Chairman, Perry Capital

Michael LehmanMichael E. Lehman

  • Retired Chief Financial Officer, Ciber
  • Retired Chief Financial Officer, Palo Alto Networks

Peter LeidelPeter A. Leidel

  • Founder/Partner, Yorktown Partners LLC

Thomas MadsenThomas P. Madsen

  • Chairman/CEO, Pack Ryt Inc.

Jane MandulaJane R. Mandula

  • Senior Manager, Homrich Partners, LLC

Alice MortensonAlice D. Mortenson

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

Melinda MountMelinda J. Mount

John NelsonJohn S. Nelson

  • Adjunct Professor, CEM/CEE, UW-Madison College of Engineering

Cory L. NettlesCory L. Nettles

  • Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

Albert NicholasAlbert O. Nicholas

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Investment Advisor
    Nicholas Company Inc.

John OrosJohn J. Oros – Ex Officio Member

  • Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co., LLC
  • CEO, Financial Guaranty Advisors LLC

San OrrSan W. Orr, Jr. – Ex Officio Member

  • Retired Chairman of the Board, Wausau Paper Corp.

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

  • Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners
  • Retired President and CEO, TomoTherapy Inc.

Ricky SandlerRicky C. Sandler

  • Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer, Eminence Capital LLC

Jay R SekelskyJay R. Sekelsky

  • Executive Dir/Chief Investment Officer, Madison Investment Advisors LLC

Bud SeligAllan H. “Bud” Selig

  • Commissioner, Major League Baseball

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.

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.

Todd WarnockTodd E. Warnock

  • Partner, Roundtable Healthcare Partners

Doris WeisbergDoris F. Weisberg

  • Professor Emerita, The City College of New York

Jeffrey WiesnerJeffrey D. Wiesner

  • Retired Partner, Accenture