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Welcome New Board Members

The Catholic Community Foundation Announces Board Leadership and New Board Members

The Catholic Community Foundation Board of Directors elected Attorney Ann M. Rieger, Shareholder with Davis Kuelthau SC, as their Chairperson of the Board.  Ann practices in the areas of general corporate; non-profit organizations; trusts, estates and succession planning; health care and tax. She is actively involved with many professional organizations and community groups.  She received her law school degree from Marquette University. The other officers elected are Mary Ellen Markowski, President of the Foundation; David R. Strelitz, Vice Chairman/Vice President, Senior Vice President and Regional Manager, Associated Bank Private Client Services; Carol McInerny, Vice President/Treasurer, former Domestic Tax Director, Johnson Controls International, PLC; and Maureen Stapleton, Secretary, President of Stapleton Realty and Appraisal for 2019/2020.

In addition to these officers, the Board of Directors also elected the following individuals to the Foundation’s board: Kathleen M. Huevler, CPA and Finance Manager, ALS Association, Wisconsin Chapter; Keith B. Sierra, Senior Business Associate, RBC Wealth Management, Brookfield, WI; and Anne C. Trunzo Community Volunteer and Co-Founder Impact100 Greater Milwaukee. The Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of Catholic business and community leaders from the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin who are committed to growing the Foundation.

The Foundation, which began operation on July 1, 2001, funds organizations and causes in line with the mission of the Catholic Church in southeastern Wisconsin. To date, the Foundation has awarded over $10.7 million in grants to organizations that support causes consistent with its priorities of primary and secondary education, leadership development, community building and health care for the disadvantaged in the Milwaukee area. The Foundation currently has assets under management of over $114 million.