The Investment Committee is a volunteer group of financial experts who oversees the selection and performance of Greater Milwaukee Foundation investment managers. In addition to establishing and ensuring compliance with investment policies, the committee also reviews and recommends changes to the Foundation’s spending policy, when appropriate. 

Committee members

Cory L. Nettles, Chair*

Founder and Managing Partner
Generation Growth Capital, Inc.

Derek Tyus, Vice Chair*

Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company

David Ells

Managing Director-Structured Credit
Ares Management, L.P.

Dale Kent*

Retired Executive Vice President and CFO
West Bend Mutual Insurance Company

Naryan Leazer

Financial Adviser
Ironwood Drive Financial Group

David Lubar

Lubar & Co.

Gregory S. Marcus*

President and Chief Executive Officer
The Marcus Corporation

Marlyn J. Spear

Retired Chief Investment Officer
Building Trades United Pension Trust Fund 

Gregory M. Wesley*

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Business Development
Medical College of Wisconsin
*Current Foundation Board members



Mike Miller

Managing Director
Crewcial Partners LLC

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2019-20 Community Impact Report


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