Our board of directors

Children's Wisconsin is governed by a community board of directors. The board consists of business and community leaders with varying perspectives and expertise. They oversee the strategic and financial decisions that shape our future.

Children's board members include:  

  • Patrick Hammes, chairman of the board, principal
    Hammes Partners
  • Todd Adams, president & CEO
    Zurn Corporation
  • Tom Arenberg, retired, partner
  • Linda Benfield, managing partner
    Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Ken Bockhorst, president & CEO
    Badger Meter, Inc.
  • Tina Chang, CEO
  • Matt D'Attilio, president
    Pegasus Partners, Ltd.
  • Todd Endres, CFO
    Charter Manufacturing
  • Nancy Flores, EVP, CIO & CTO
    McKesson Corporation
  • Michelle Gass, CEO
    Kohl’s, Incorporated
  • Joe Gehrke, president
    Kessler's Diamonds Center, Inc.
  • Tim Gerend, chief distribution officer
    Northwestern Mutual
  • Kelly Grebe, community leader
  • Eve Hall, president & CEO
    Milwaukee Urban League
  • Jason Jarzembowski, MD, CEO
    Children’s Specialty Group
  • Chris Kaltenbach, general counsel
    Lesaffre Corporation
  • Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, provost and executive vice president
    Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Paul Knoebel, president
    Knoebel & Associates, Inc
  • Mike Lovell, president
    Marquette University
  • Danielle Machata, shareholder
    Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
  • Dave Margolis, MD, interim department chair for pediatrics
    Children's Wisconsin
  • Tim Martin, MD, president of Children's Wisconsin Medical Staff
    Children's Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin 
  • Ben Melson, retired, senior vice president & CFO
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Keith Oldham, MD, surgeon-in-chief
    Children's Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Jim Popp, president & CEO
    Johnson Financial Group
  • Tom Precia, president & CEO - Wisconsin
    HUB International Limited
  • Jamie Purko, CFO
  • John R. Raymond, Sr., MD, president and CEO
    Medical College of Wisconsin
  • John Reichert, shareholder
    Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren
  • Rolando Rodriguez, chairman, president & CEO
    Marcus Theatres 
  • Peggy Troy, CEO
    Children's Wisconsin
  • Dave Werner, retired executive vice president and market president, southeast Wisconsin
    First Midwest Bank 
  • Mark Witt, shareholder
    Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.