Since 2011, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital Foundation has recognized and honored people and organizations who have made a big difference in all of the little ways they impact people. The Philanthropy Excellence Award was first given in 2011 and in 2018 the Outstanding Partner Award and Stellar Staff Award were added.

Philanthropy Excellence Award

Dianne Johnson, 2023 Philanthropy Excellence Award Honoree

Given to an individual or family who has demonstrated a consistent and exceptional level of generosity through volunteerism and donations. The recipient’s commitment to the hospital and foundation has improved the quality of life for people across the community and strengthens relationships between the hospital and other community partners.

 Watch a video about Dianne and her involvement with the foundation.

Past Honorees

2022 - Sharon and Jerry Ellis
2021 - Robert and Ellen Drisner
2020 - Harvey and Cindy Neu
2019 - Dick and Pam Parker
2018 - Rick and Deb Binzak
2017 - Greg and Mariann Van Winkle
2016 - Marty and Debra Schallock
2015 - Dan Hart
2014 - Llewellyn and Alice Tietz
2013 - Dick and Jayne Becker
2012 - Audrey Binzak
2011 - John Lorenz

Outstanding Community Partner Award

von Briesen & Roper, s.c., 2023 Outstanding Community Partner Award Honoree

Given to an organization or community partner who significantly improves the quality of life for the patients and families cared for at the hospital as a result of consistent financial support and involvement with the foundation through events and initiatives.

 Watch a video about von Briesen & Roper’s involvement with the foundation.

Past Honorees






Stellar Staff Award

Gregg Guetzke, 2023 Stellar Staff Award Honoree

Given to a hospital staff member who has demonstrated consistent and generous support of the foundation through volunteerism and as a donor. Recipients of this award motivate generosity and involvement from others and serve as an advocate for the impactful work of the foundation across the hospital.

 Watch a video about Gregg and his involvement with the foundation.

Past Honorees

2022 - Sandra Winter, RN
2021 - Debra McCann, RN, executive director, Patient Care Services, Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Froedtert West Bend Hospital
2020 - Terry Audley, clinical inpatient pharmacy manager
2019 - Larry Dux, director of patient care informatics and process improvement
2018 - Tammy Dassow, RN