Froedtert Health Board of Directors

  • Kurt D. Bechthold, chair, CEO and chairman, Payne and Dolan
  • Andre J. Fernandez, vice chair, CFO, NCR Corporation
  • Catherine A. Jacobsonpresident and 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 and CEO, Versiti
  • Michelle Gass, CEO, Kohl's Department Stores
  • David Lubar, president and CEO, Lubar & Co., Inc.
  • Gary A. Mecklenburg, retired president and CEO, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • 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.
  • Kevin Steiner, past chair, president and 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 and 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., partner, DeWitt LLP
  • Margaret Faut Callahan, CRNA, PhD, FNAP, FAAN, provost, Health Science Division, Loyola University Chicago
  • Lori Gendelman, shareholder, Otjen, Gendelman, Zitzer, Johnson & Weir, SC
  • Catherine A. Jacobson, president and 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 and CEO, Zizzo Group Marketing

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, and chief operating officer, Community Hospital Division
  • Cedric Mays, vice chair, program manager and business consultant, Northwestern Mutual
  • Anna Ruzinskisecretary, chief of police, Menomonee Falls Police Department
  • John Ceelen, treasurer, senior vice president, Finance 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, vice president, marketing strategy, Kohl's Department Stores
  • Rick Binzak, vice president of commercial banking, BMO Harris Bank
  • Carrie Booher, business development executive, PS Companies
  • 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
  • Kathy Klein, wealth advisor, Strategic Wealth Partners
  • Dennis Pollard, executive vice president and COO, Froedtert Health
  • Dennis Shepherd, ER and critical care CSU medical director, Infinity HealthCare Physicians
  • 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, Community Hospital Division, and president, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • John Ceelen, treasurer, senior vice president, Finance Operations, Froedtert Health
  • Noelle Braun, secretary, executive director, Casa Guadalupe Education Center
  • Patrick Gardner, MD, FCAP, vice president, medical affairs, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Sandra Giernoth, deputy district attorney, Washington County
  • 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, vice president of medical staff, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • Tracy Pearson, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Regal Ware
  • 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, president of medical staff, Froedtert West Bend Hospital
  • John Wundrock, president and CEO, Wisconsin Pharmacal

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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Dennis Pollard, executive vice president, chief operating officer, Froedtert Health
  • Roy Silverstein, MD, board chair, Medical College Physicians
  • Dean Thomas, senior vice president, service lines and network development, Froedtert Health
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