Board of Trustees

Mount Mary University’s Board of Trustees, comprised of business and community leaders, serves the university through responsibilities delegated by the university’s Corporate Board. The role of the Board of Trustees is to support and direct the university toward achieving its mission and strategic plan, and to maintain the highest ethical and fiduciary standards to advance the university’s educational purpose and financial integrity.


2018-19 Board Members

Joan Andert, SSND


Suzanne Andrew
Community Volunteer


J. Omar Andrietsch
Founder, Colour Palate


Sue Bellehumeur '85
Managing Director, Robert W. Baird & Co.


Cathy Buck, Board Chair
President, Froedtert Hospital


Garth Cole
Vice President, Wholesale Channel, Johnson Controls


Erickajoy Daniels
Senior Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion, Aurora Health Care, Inc.


Veronica Gunn
CEO and Co-Founder, Genesis Health Consulting


Beth Heikkila '79
Community Volunteer


Ildiko Huppertz
Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Employee Relations and Talent Aquisition, ProHealth Care, Inc.


Kathy Hust '00, Board Vice Chair
Retired Executive, US Cellular


David Jorgensen
Executive Vice President, VJS Construction Services, Inc.


Kristine Krause
Retired Vice President, WEC Energy Group

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Partner and Firm Managing Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Scott Larson
President and COO, Gustave A. Larson Company



Mary Jo Layden
Community Volunteer


Scott Naze
President and CEO, Wisconsin, Marsh & McLennan Agency, LLC


Dr. Ann Butler Nattinger, MD
Associate Provost for Research, Medical College of Wisconsin


Sister Mary Anne Owens, SSND
Provincial Leader, Central Pacific Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame


Christine Pharr
President, Mount Mary University


Stephanie Russell
Vice President and Consultant for Mission Integration, Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) – Washington D.C.


Debra M. Sciano, SSND
Family Mediator/Lawyer, Mediation Services


Joan Shafer
Retired Executive, WEC Energy Group


Judie Taylor
Retired CEO, DUECO, Inc.


Sister Sandra Ann Weinke, SSND '63
Former Mount Mary Associate Professor of Theology


Board of Trustees Emeritus

Geneva B. Johnson
Retired President and CEO, Family Service America


Gary Zimmerman, FAIA
Founder and Board Chairman, Zimmerman Architectural Studios