Office of the President

Ellen M. Gilligan, President & CEO 

Aileen Rogers, Executive Assistant 

Civic Engagement

Marcus White, Vice President  

Nurma Brown, Administrative Assistant 

Lamont Smith, Associate Officer

Community Investment

Kathryn J. Dunn, Vice President 

Jeannie Fenceroy, Senior Program Officer 

Fred Gutierrez, Senior Program Officer 

Janel M. Hines, Director of Grant Programs 

Fran Kowalkiewicz, Program and Grants Associate

Liliane McFarlane, Grants Manager

Darlene C. Russell, Senior Program Officer  

Pa Sponcia, Associate Program Officer

Carol Wilson, Scholarship & Program Coordinator  

Finance and Administration

Patti Dew, Vice President & CFO 

Yelena Chester, Senior Accountant 

Bryan Demerath, Systems Manager 

Tracy Hamley, Finance & Human Resources Assistant  

Sharon Loxton, Senior Financial Analyst  

Linda D. Pitts, Receptionist 

Wendy Ponting, Controller 

Stacie Owen, Accounting Associate

Tania Sinha, Accounting Associate

Marketing and Communications

Susan M. Smith, Vice President 

Becca Mader, Senior Communications Specialist  

Paula J. Perez, Interactive Media Strategist & Graphic Designer 

Jeremy Podolski, Marketing and Communications Manager

Claudia Scholl, Event & Hospitality Manager

Philanthropic Services

Timothy J. Larson, Vice President 

Rafael J. Acevedo Jr., Philanthropic Adviser

Rachel V. Bennett, Philanthropic Services Assistant

Marybeth Budisch, Philanthropic Adviser 

Will Janisch, Philanthropic Adviser 

Jennifer KruegerPhilanthropic Services Associate

Mary Kay Mark, Director of Gift Planning

Andrea C. Ogden, Manager of Philanthropic Services 

Milwaukee Succeeds

Mike Soika, Director

Audra Brennan, Network Coordinator 

Lorna Dilley, Data Manager

Kia Towns, Administrative Assistant