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Echelon Members

Echelon Board Members

Alison Cefalu, Co-President - Marketing and Events, Godfrey & Kahn
Joe Obligato, Co-President - Operations Planning Executive, Kohl's Department Stores
Adam VanOpstall, Membership Co-Chair - Commercial Sales Manager, Gordon Food Service
Liza Romans (Jablonski), Events Co-Chair - Real Estate Associate, Northwestern Mutual

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 - Strategic Partnerships Project Manager, American Family Insurance
Katherine Schulz, Meaningful Makeover Co-Chair - Compliance Specialist, BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Sarah Tomczyk, Red Tie in the Sky Co-Chair - Engagement Specialist, Thrivent
Carly Kroll, Service Board Member, Global Mobility Manager, Deloitte
Tom Long, Served Co-Chair - Financial Analyst, Dynatect Manufacturing, Inc.

Public Relations/Social Media

Heather Pechacek - Communications and Membership Director, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Marcy Stutzman - Director of Development, Horizon Home Care and Hospice

Past Presidents

Brandon Tschacher - Director of Marketing, Thrivent Financial
Mary Pelkofer - Membership Co-Chair- Field Engagement Consultant, Northwestern Mutual
Ian Abston - President, Millenian, LLC
Matt Walker - Partner, Thrivent Financial


Laila Abdallah - Continuous Improvement Project Manager, Ascension Wisconsin
Dustin Ashley
Bre Barnett
Mitch Bartel

Justin Bohler - Owner, Property ReVision
Alexis Carter - Director of Admissions/Enrollment, St. Joan Antida High School
Alexandra Dacquisto - Owner of Piccola Salon
Maggie Dauss - Project Manager, Innovation in Milwaukee, Greater Milwaukee Committee
Virginia Debbink
Jasmin Elhindi - Attorney, Godfrey & Kahn S.C.
Julie Eusebio - Wellness Administrator, MGIC
David Gagliano - Network Engineer, Johnson Controls
Christina Haidemenos - Senior Customer Service Success Manager, Inclusivv & Co-Founder, Women's Entrepreneurship Week Milwaukee
Matthew Holbrook - Career Financial Representative, COUNTRY Financial
Rachel Idso - Director of Sourcing Strategy, Amazon
Lauren Kasten - Brand Manager, Forage Additives, Lallemand Animal Nutrition, North America
Erik Kennedy - Community Impact Coordinator Senior, Aurora Health Care
Jarrett Luckett - Executive Director, Exploit No More
Sara Mackay
Brittany Mallas - Administrative and Office Events Coordinator, Quarles & Brady LLP
Terrell Morgan - Co-Owner/Creative Director, Maldonado and Morgan
Ryan Mueller 
Leo Osma - Co-Founder and COO, APEXLUXE
Brittany Palenski - Account Manager, Gesture
Tenzin Rampa - Professional Soccer Player, Milwaukee Wave
Anna Reddy - Account Executive, National Business Furniture
Jasmine Roberson - Social Studies Teacher, Destiny High School
Sud Shanmugabaskaran - Vice President of Client Solutions, Tuna Traffic
Tasha Sorenson - Fund Development Specialist, Tamarack Waldorf School
Emily Starr - Clinical Project Manager, Ultrasound, GE Healthcare
Joe Taylor
Jessee Urbaitis
Julie Valadez - Associate, Thrivent Financial

Staff Liaisons

Tom Flatley - Operations and Logistics Manager, Emergency Lodge
Lieutenant Alex Yanez - Staff Liaison