Office of the President

Ellen M. Gilligan, President & CEO 

Aileen RogersSenior Relationships Officer 

Kenyatta N. Sinclair, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer


Community Impact

Kathryn J. DunnSenior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Janel M. Hines, Vice President, Community Impact

Ian B. Bautista, Senior Director of Civic Engagement 

Danielle J. Breen, Program Officer

Jeannie FenceroySenior Program Manager – Education and Scholarships

Kim Grady, Scholarship Coordinator 

Brandis HillCivic Engagement Specialist

Milika Miller, Program and Data Manager

Laice Perry, Community Organizer Fellow

Benjamin N. Porter, Program Officer

Darlene C. Russell, Director of Community Engagement

Theresa Scott, Program Officer


Development and Philanthropic Services

Kristen Mekemson, Vice President

Josey Balenger, Development and Philanthropic Services Operations Manager

Fiesha Lynn Bell, Associate Director of Major Gifts

Joseph Brooks, Senior Director of Donor Services

Marilia Domingues de Oliveira, Development and Philanthropic Services Specialist

Leah Fiasca, Director of Development 

Will Janisch, Senior Philanthropic Adviser 

Anna Januzzi, Development and Philanthropic Services Specialist

Emily Jane Laak-Loeding, Development and Philanthropic Services Specialist

Maura Cook Lamensky, Director of Gift Planning

Kelly A. Martyka, Associate Director of Gift Planning

Andrea C. Ogden, Philanthropic Adviser

TrenLan Pounds, Philanthropic Adviser

Emanuel Rios, Philanthropic Adviser

Claudia Scholl, Philanthropic Adviser

Antonia TownsDevelopment and Philanthropic Services Specialist


Finance and Administration

Kenneth Robertson, Executive Vice President, COO and CFO

Christina Agapito, Senior Accountant

Yelena Chester, Director of Finance

Stacie Detaeje,  Accounting Manager

Jonathan W. Kaeppeler, Grants Coordinator

Chloe Kinsey, Operations Manager

Oletha Mays, Finance Associate

Kermiath McClendon, Impact Investing Manager

Rashad Morris, Operational Services Coordinator


Human Resources and Organizational Learning

Michael D. Hoffman, Vice President

Nurma Brown, Administrative Assistant 

Amy James, Human Resources Generalist

Linda D. Pitts, Receptionist 


Marketing and Communications

Laura Porfilio Glawe, Vice President

Becca Mader, Senior Editorial and Social Media Specialist

Ana Martinez-Ortiz, Editorial Marketing Specialist

Paula J. Perez, Senior Graphic Design and Web Specialist

Jeremy Podolski, Director of Public Relations and Editorial Strategy

Sonia Robinson, Marketing and Communications Administrative Specialist


Milwaukee Succeeds

Danae Davis, Executive Director

Dave Celata, Deputy Director

Daria HallEarly Childhood Education Director

Catina Harwell-Young, Director of Engagement & Culture

Clintel Hasan, School Partnerships and Initiatives Manager

Kristin KappelmanEarly Childhood Education Data Analyst

Brenda Poppy, Communications Manager

Kiley Wagner, Administrative Assistant

2019-20 Community Impact Report

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For an overview of last year read our 2019-20 annual report.