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

Elizabeth Brenner,

CEO, Journal/Sentinel

Mike Altschaefl


President, Still Water Partners, Inc.

Tom Arenberg


Community leader

Dave Drury


President, Poblocki Sign Company

Joe Gehrke


Associated Bank

Mark Hogan


Senior Advisor, BMO Harris

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


Managing Director, Market Manager Chase - WI MN IA MO & KS Middle Market Banking

Tom Precia
   Integrated Risk Solutions

Joel Quadracci


Chairman, President and CEO, QuadGraphics, Inc.

Thomas Robey, MD


President, Children's Medical Staff

John Schlifske


Chairman and CEO, Northwestern Mutual

Peter Sommerhauser   Partner, Godfrey & Kahn

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