Our board of directors

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is governed by a community board of directors. The board consists of business and community leaders with varying perspectives and expertise. They oversee the strategic and financial decisions that shape our future.

Children’s Hospital board members include:  

Jay Rothman, Chair
 

Chairman and CEO, Foley & Lardner

Peter Sommerhauser, Vice-Chair

  Partner, Godfrey & Kahn

Mike Altschaefl

 

President, Still Water Partners, Inc.

Tom Arenberg

  Community leader
Elizabeth Brenner
 

CEO, Journal/Sentinel

Dave Drury
 

President, Poblocki Sign Company


Rainer Gedeit, MD
  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Joe Gehrke   Associated Bank
Mark Hogan
 

Senior Advisor, BMO Harris

Paul Jones
 

Executive Chairman, A.O. Smith

Chris Kaltenbach   Lesaffre Yeast Corp.
Joe Kerschner, MD
 

Dean of the Medical School
Executive Vice President
Medical College of Wisconsin

Paul Knoebel
 

Knoebel & Associates. Inc.

Rob Lane, MD
  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin
Mike Lovell  

President, Marquette University

Kevin Mansell
 

President and CEO, Kohl's Dept. Store

Linda Mellowes

  Community leader
C. David Myers
 

President – Building Efficiency Division, Johnson Controls

Keith Oldham, MD
  Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Al Orr
 

Attorney, Reinhart Boerner VanDeuren

Jim Popp
  Chase Bank
Joel Quadracci
 

Chairman, President and CEO, QuadGraphics, Inc.

Thomas Sato, MD
  President, Children's Specialty Group
John Schlifske   

Chairman and CEO, Northwestern Mutual

Paul Sweeney  

Partner, PS Capital Partners

Peggy Troy
 

CEO, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Phoebe Williams
 

Professor, Marquette Law School

Mark Witt
 

Partner, Godfrey & Kahn