Froedtert Health Board of Directors

  • Jackie Fredrick, chair
    Retired president and CEO, Versiti and BloodCenter of Wisconsin
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, presidentCEO, Froedtert Health
  • Amy Marquardt, secretary
    Senior vice president and general counsel, Froedtert Health
  • Scott R. Hawig, treasurer, executive vice president
    Chief financial and administrative officer, Froedtert Health
  • Eric Conley, executive vice president
    President, Froedtert Hospital
  • Kurt D. Bechthold, CEO and chairman, Payne and Dolan
  • Mary Beth Berkes, principal, The Shorewood Group
  • Bruce T. Block, shareholder, Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren s.c.
  • Marc Chini, senior executive vice president, chief people officer, Kohl’s Corporation 
  • Grady Crosby, VP of public affairs and chief diversity officer, Johnson Controls
  • Dirk Debbink, chairman/CEO, MSI General Corp.
  • Deborah Ford, PhD, chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
  • David Lubar, president and CEO, Lubar & Co., Inc.
  • Gary A. Mecklenburg, retired president and CEO, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • José Olivieri, managing partner, Milwaukee Office and Industry Group co-chair, higher education, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • Joan Prince, PhD, vice chancellor, global inclusion and engagement, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • John E. Schlifske, chairman and CEO, Northwestern Mutual
  • Jud Snyder, president, BMO Harris Equipment Finance Company
  • Mary Ellen Stanek, managing director, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Froedtert Hospital Board of Directors

The Froedtert Hospital Board of Directors is composed of leaders from the local community.

  • Jenni Sevenich, chair
    CEO, Progressive Community Health Centers, Inc.
  • Eric Conley, president, Froedtert Hospital 
  • Lori Gendelman, vice chair
    Shareholder, Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, SC
  • Linda McPike, secretary
    Senior associate general counsel, Froedtert Health
  • John Ceelen, treasurer
    Vice president, System Performance Transformation and Financial Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Rafael J. Acevedo, Jr., grants compliance manager, City of Milwaukee
  • Angela Adams, VP of community relations, Goodwill Center for Work and Training – Southwest Campus
  • Kathleen M. Bechtel, RN, vice president of patient care services, chief nursing officer, Froedtert Hospital
  • Steve Brenton, retired president, Wisconsin Hospital Association
  • Michele Bria, PhD, CEO, Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics
  • Kellie R. Brown, MD, chief of staff, Froedtert Hospital, and professor, Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Louis B. Butler, Jr., retired partner, DeWitt LLP
  • Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, interim provost and chief academic officer, SVP, strategy and innovation professor, School of Nursing, Loyola University Chicago
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, president and CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Nina V.A. Johnson, MBA, SVP, SE WI Consumer and Business Banking, U.S. Bank
  • Renee Patterson, community member
  • Matthew Rinka, partner, RINKA+
  • Michael E. Stadler, MD, FACS, chief medical officer, Froedtert Hospital
  • William Troy, retired CEO, ASQ
  • Anne Zizzo, president and CEO, Zizzo Group 

Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital Board of Directors 

  • Eric Nelson, chair
    Senior vice president and associate general counsel, Fiserv, Inc.
  • Teresa M. Lux, president, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
    Chief operating officer, Community Hospital Division
  • Cedric Mays, vice chair
    Program manager and business consultant, Northwestern Mutual
  • Anna Ruzinski, secretary
    Director of protective services and chief of police, Menomonee Falls Police Department
  • John Ceelen, treasurer
    Vice president, System Performance Transformation and Financial Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Edna Abernathy, president and CEO, E.R. Abernathy Industrial, Inc.
  • Marshall Beckman, MD, medical staff president, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Mary Benedum, VP, marketing, Kohl's Department Stores
  • Rick Binzak, vice president of commercial banking, BMO Harris Bank
  • Carrie Booher, business development executive, PS Companies
  • Ryan Burch, DO, family medicine, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Brad Christianson, business development executive, E&Y
  • David F. Goldberg, MD, vice president, medical affairs, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Corey Golla, superintendent of schools, School District of Menomonee Falls
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, president and CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Kathy Klein, senior consultant, VP, Park Place Capital Management, Inc.
  • Dennis Shepherd, ER and critical care CSU medical director, Infinity HealthCare Physicians
  • Cindy Simons, president, Forward Careers, Inc.
  • Mark Timm, MD, medical staff president elect, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital
  • Shelly Waala, vice president, patient care services; chief nursing officer, Community Hospital Division
  • David Woloszyk, CFO, Ellsworth Corporation

Froedtert West Bend Hospital Board of Directors

  • Christian Tscheschlok, chair
    Executive director, Economic Development Washington County
  • Allen Ericson, president, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
    President, Community Hospital Division, and
  • John Wundrock, vice chair
    President and CEO, Wisconsin Pharmacal
  • Noelle Braun, secretary
    Executive director, Casa Guadalupe Education Center
  • John Ceelen, treasurer
    Vice president, System Performance Transformation and Financial Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Mark Bosbous, MD, president-elect of medical staff, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Patrick Gardner, MD, FCAP, vice president, medical affairs, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Sandra Giernoth, deputy district attorney, Washington County
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, president and CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Amy Miller, MD, associate chief medical officer, Froedtert & MCW Community Physicians
  • Charles O’Meara, retired senior managing director-private equity, B.C. Ziegler and Company
  • Eric Olafsson, MD, president of medical staff, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Tracy Pearson, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Regal Ware
  • Peter Rettler, dean of West Bend Campus, Moraine Park Technical College
  • Steven Volkert, administrator, City of Hartford
  • Shelly Waala, vice president, Patient Care Services, chief nursing officer, Community Hospital Division

Community Physicians Board of Directors

  • John Raymond, Sr., MD, chair
    President and CEO, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Catherine Jacobson, vice chair
    President and CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Scott R. Hawig, treasurer
    Executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer and treasurer, Froedtert Health
  • Vince Mathews, MD, interim CEO, Medical College Physicians; interim president, Froedtert & MCW Community Physicians; Professor and James E. Youker Chair of Radiology; serves on the board in an ex-officio capacity
  • Joseph Kerschner, MD, dean of the medical school, executive vice president, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Chris Kops, executive vice president, finance and administration; chief operating officer, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Cynthia Lien, MD, professor and chair of anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • David Olson, senior vice president & chief strategy and business development officer, Froedtert Health
  • Roy Silverstein, MD, chair, Medical College Physicians Board
  • Dean Thomas, senior vice president, service lines and network development, Froedtert Health
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