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Echelon Members

Echelon Board Members

Brandon Tschacher, Co-President - Director of Marketing, Thrivent Financial
Mary Pelkofer, Co-President, Membership Co-Chair- Field Engagement Consultant, Northwestern Mutual
Adam VanOpstall, Membership Co-Chair - Commercial Sales Manager, Gordon Food Service
Liza Romans (Jablonski), Events Co-Chair - Real Estate Associate, Northwestern Mutual
Joe Obligato, Events Co-Chair - Operations Planning Executive, Kohl's Department Stores

Marquee Event Chairs

Jonathan Newby, Dinner in the Alley Co-Chair- Real Estate Agent, Keller Williams
Ryan St. Peter, Dinner in the Alley Co-Chair - Account Manager, Marcus Hotels & Resorts
Tyler Hart, Echelon Bell Ringing Chair - Major Gifts Officer, City Year
Camille Ridgeway, Meaningful Makeover Co-Chair - Organizing Director, Chris Abele for Milwaukee
Katherine Schulz, Meaningful Makeover Co-Chair - Compliance Specialist, BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Alison Cefalu, Red Tie in the Sky Co-Chair - Marketing and Events, Godfrey & Kahn
Sarah Tomczyk, Red Tie in the Sky Co-Chair - Donor Stewarship Coordinator, Aurora Cancer Care
Carly Kroll, Served Co-Chair - Global Mobility HR Consultant, Deloitte
Tom Long, Served Co-Chair - Financial Analyst, Dynatect Manufacturing, Inc.

Public Relations/Social Media

Taylor Bohmann - Founder, JaxxTaylor Co
Heather Pechacek - Communications and Membership Director, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Marcy Stutzman - Director of Development, Horizon Home Care and Hospice

Past Presidents

Ian Abston - President, Millenian, LLC
Matt Walker - Partner, Thrivent Financial


Brandon AlbertiBusiness Development, Penrod
Dustin Ashley -
Matthew Bane - Financial Advisor, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Bre Barnett  -
Justin Bohler - Owner, Property ReVision
Tom Butrym - Sr. Account Manager, Capital-Data
Alexis Carter - Director of Admissions/Enrollment, St. Joan Antida High School
Maggie Dauss - Project Manager, Innovation in Milwaukee, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Virginia Debbink  -
Julie Eusebio - Wellness Administrator, MGIC
David Gagliano - Network Engineer, Johnson Controls
Alex Giganti -
Christina Haidemenos - Business Analyst, Corporate Technology Solutions, Inc.
Matthew Holbrook - Career Financial Representative, COUNTRY Financial
Rachel Idso - Director of Sourcing Strategy, Amazon
Lauren Kasten - Marketing Communications Specialist, Lallemand Animal Nutrition
Erik Kennedy - Community Impact Coordinator Senior, Aurora Health Care
Jarrett Luckett - Executive Director, Exploit No More
Lauren Luellwitz - IBM Watson Talent and Kenexa, Head of Business Planning and Strategy, IBM
Sara Mackay -
Brittany Mallas - Administrative and Office Events Coordinator, Quarles & Brady LLP
Brian Mekka - Director, Digital Commerce Customer Care, Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.
Terrell Morgan - Co-Owner/Creative Director, Maldonado and Morgan
Ryan Mueller - Community Outreach Programs Manager, The Salvation Army Milwaukee County
Dani Nardi - Account Executive, Milwaukee Bucks
Alexandria Neal - Real Estate Associate, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Leo Osma - Co-Founder and COO, APEXLUXE
Brittany Palenski - Account Manager, Gesture
Stephanie Pottschmidt - Social Media Director, Vibrant Body Company
Tenzin Rampa - Professional Soccer Player, Milwaukee Wave
Anna Reddy - Account Executive, National Business Furniture
Ximena Restrepo - Program Manager, Practice and Policy Division, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Jasmine Roberson - Social Studies Teacher, Destiny High School
Tasha Sorenson - Fund Development Specialist, Tamarack Waldorf School
Joe Taylor -
Christie Torch - Project Manager, Hoan Group
Julie Valadez - Associate, Thrivent Financial
Melissa Zabkowicz - Corporate Associate, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Nicole Zumstein - Human Resources Director, Milwaukee Brewing Company

Staff Liaisons

Tom Flatley - Operations and Logistics Manager, Emergency Lodge
Captain Shannon Thies - Divisional Youth and Candidates' Secretary, Divisional Headquarters
Lieutenant Alex Yanez - Staff Liaison