Officers

Marilka Vélez

Marilka Vélez

Chair

Associated Bank

Donna Kleczka

Donna Kleczka

Treasurer

Baird

Amy Meuhlbauer

Amy Meuhlbauer

Secretary

Advocate Aurora Healthcare

Directors

Sandy Cunningham

Sandy Cunningham

Chair, HER Scholarship Committee

Versiti / BloodCenter of Wisconsin

Heidi Furlong

Heidi Furlong

Foley & Lardner LLP

Julie Gorens-Winston

Julie Gorens-Winston

Michael Best Friedrich LLP

Chris Grota

Chris Grota

Northwestern Mutual

Nicole Horvath

Nicole Horvath

Cardinal Stritch University 

Melissa McCord

Melissa McCord

Quarles & Brady LLP

Felisa Parris

Felisa Parris

Julie Ragland

Julie Ragland

Immediate Past Board Chair, 2019-2020

Navistar

Deborah Roesner

Deborah Roesner

BMO Harris Bank

Erika Sander

Erika Sander

Chair, Grants Advisory Committee

Monica Shah-Davidson

Monica Shah-Davidson

Chair, Annual WF Presents Event Committee

Google

Starla Thompson

Starla Thompson

Chair, Program Committee

Jerri Washington

Jerri Washington

Neighborhood House of Milwaukee

History of Chairs

2017 – 2018 Nancy Peterson, Quarles & Brady LLP

2015 – 2016 Sue Hickey, Johnson Financial Group

2013 – 2014 Eloiza Altoro

2011 – 2012 Anne Tidmore

2009 – 2010 Amy Johnson

2007 – 2008 Sally Merrell

2006 * Heidi Retzlaff, GE

2004 – 2005 Margaret Henningsen

2002 – 2003 Wendy Reed Bosworth

2000 – 2001 Gwen Jackson

1999 Michal Dawson 1997 – 1998 Sandra Hoeh-Lyon 1996 Elizabeth Orelup 1993 – 1995 Nancy Kane 1992 Barbara Jacobus Wells 1989 – 1991 Judy Murphy, M&I Wealth Management * Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee becomes an independent organization: June 6, 2006.