Froedtert Health Board of Directors

  • Kurt D. Bechthold, chair, CEO & chairman, Payne and Dolan
  • Andre J. Fernandez, vice chair, former president & CEO, CBS Radio
  • Catherine A. Jacobsonpresident & CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Amy Marquardt, secretary, senior vice president and general counsel, Froedtert Health
  • Scott R. Hawigtreasurer, executive vice president, chief financial and administrative officer, Froedtert Health
  • Mary Beth Berkes, principal, The Shorewood Group
  • Bruce T. Block, shareholder, Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren s.c.
  • Tonit M. Calaway, vice president & chief human resources officer, BorgWarner
  • 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
  • Jackie Fredrick, retired president & CEO, Virsiti and Blood Center of Wisconsin
  • Michelle Gass, CEO, Kohl's Department Stores
  • David Lubar, president & CEO, Lubar & Co., Inc.
  • Gary A. Mecklenburg, retired president & CEO, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • John E. Schlifske, chairman & CEO, Northwestern Mutual
  • Jud Snyder, president, BMO Harris Equipment Finance Company
  • Kevin Steiner, past chair, president & CEO, West Bend Mutual Insurance Company

Froedtert Hospital Board of Directors

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

  • Jay Fulkerson, chair, president & CEO, Health Payment Systems, Inc.
  • Catherine J. Buck, RN, president, Froedtert Hospital
  • Jenni Sevenich, vice chair, CEO, Progressive Community Health Centers, Inc.
  • Linda McPike, secretary, executive director & associate general counsel, Froedtert Health
  • John Ceelen, treasurer, senior vice president, Finance Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Rafael J. Acevedo, Jr., grants compliance manager, City of Milwaukee
  • Kathleen M. Bechtel, RN, vice president of patient care services, chief nursing officer, Froedtert Hospital
  • Michele Bria, PhD, CEO, Journey House Center for Family Learning and Youth Athletics
  • Louis B. Butler, Jr., attorney, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C.
  • Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, provost, Health Science Division, Loyola University Chicago
  • Lori Gendelman, shareholder, Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, SC
  • Cecelia Gore, executive director, Brewers Community Foundation
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, president & CEO, Froedtert Health
  • Nina V.A. Johnson, MBA, senior vice president/CRA officer, Associated Bank
  • Kathryn Lauer, MD, chief of staff, vice chair for clinical affairs, Anesthesiology, Froedtert Hospital
  • Renee Patterson, community member
  • Andrew Resnick, MD, chief medical officer, Froedtert Hospital
  • Anne Zizzo, president & CEO, Zizzo Group Marketing

Community Memorial Hospital Board of Directors 

  • Eric Nelson, chair, senior vice president and associate general counsel, Fiserv, Inc.
  • Teresa M. Lux, president, Community Memorial Hospital, and Chief Operating Officer, Community Hospital Division
  • Cedric Mays, vice chair, program manager and business consultant, Northwestern Mutual
  • Anna Ruzinskisecretary, director of protective services/chief of police, Menomonee Falls Police Department
  • John Ceelen, treasurer, senior vice president, Finance Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Edna Abernathy, president & CEO, E.R. Abernathy Industrial, Inc.
  • Marshall Beckman, MD, physician
  • Rick Binzak, vice president of commercial banking, BMO Harris Bank
  • Ryan Burch, DO, North Hills Health Center
  • Brad Christianson, business development executive, E&Y
  • David F. Goldberg, MD, vice president, Medical Affairs, Community Hospital Division
  • Patricia Greco, superintendent of schools, School District of Menomonee Falls
  • Chad Johnson, president, Johnson’s Nursery
  • Kathleen Klein, senior consultant/vice president, Park Place Capital Management, Inc.
  • Dennis Pollard, executive vice president and COO, Froedtert Health
  • Anuradha Raman, MD, physician, medical staff president
  • Dennis Shepherd, ER & critical care CSU medical director, Infinity HealthCare Physicians
  • Shelly Waala, vice president, Patient Care Services, and chief nursing officer, Community Hospital Division
  • David Woloszyk, CFO, Ellsworth Corporation
  • Mary Benedum, vice president, Marketing Strategy, Kohl's Department Stores
  • Carrie Booher, business development executive, PS Companies

St. Joseph’s Hospital Board of Directors

  • Christian Tschechlok, chair, executive director, Economic Development Washington County
  • Allen Ericson, president, Community Hospital Division, and president, St. Joseph's Hospital
  • John Ceelen, treasurer, senior vice president, Finance Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Noelle Braun, executive director, Casa Guadalupe Education Center
  • Patrick Gardner, MD, FCAP, vice president, Medical Affairs, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Jeffrey Marble, retired CEO, Frabill
  • Amy Miller, MD, medical director of Germantown Health Center, Sussex Health Center and West Bend Market
  • Charles O’Meara, retired senior managing director-private equity, B.C. Ziegler and Company
  • Eric Olafsson, MD, chief of staff, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Dennis Pollard, executive vice president and COO, Froedtert Health
  • 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
  • Matt Weston, MD, vice chief of staff, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • John Wundrock, president & CEO, Wisconsin Pharmacal

Community Physicians Board of Directors

  • Catherine Jacobson, chair, president & CEO, Froedtert Health
  • John Raymond, Sr., MD, vice chair, president & CEO, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • John Schreiber, CEO, Medical College Physicians & president, Froedtert & MCW Community Physicians
  • Scott Hawig, treasurer, executive vice president, chief financial officer, Froedtert Health
  • Joseph Kerschner, MD, dean of the medical school, executive vice president, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Chris Kops, executive vice president, Finance & Administration & chief operating officer, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • David Olson, senior vice president & chief strategy and business development officer, Froedtert Health
  • Dennis Pollard, executive vice president, chief operating officer, Froedtert Health
  • Dean Thomas, senior vice president, Service Lines and Network Development, Froedtert Health
  • Vince Mathews, MD, chair, department of radiology, Froedtert & MCW Community Physicians
  • Roy Silverstein, MD, board chair, Medical College Physicians
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