Meg Brzyski Nelson named chief development officer and president of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

August 27, 2014
Brzyski NelsonMeg Brzyski Nelson has been named chief development officer and president of the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation. In her role, Nelson will be responsible for leading Children’s Hospital’s fundraising efforts through strategic plan development, collaborative partnerships and donor cultivation.

Most recently, Nelson served as associate vice president of university advancement for Marquette University where she was part of leading large-scale fundraising efforts, donor cultivation and stewardship activities, and alumni outreach and communication functions.

Nelson earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Business Administration from Marquette University. She was recognized in Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2006 Forty Under 40, honoring outstanding business and community leaders. She is also an active volunteer and executive committee board member of PEARLS for Teen Girls, an empowerment program targeting at-risk girls in urban Milwaukee. In addition, she has received awards for her teaching and leadership. Nelson and her family live in Shorewood.

About Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is the region’s only independent health care system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children. The hospital, with locations in Milwaukee and Neenah, Wis., is recognized as one of the leading pediatric health care centers in the United States. It is ranked No. 4 in the nation by Parents magazine and ranked in all 10 specialty areas in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014-15 Best Children’s Hospitals report. Children’s provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers. In 2012, Children’s invested more than $117 million in the community to improve the health status of children through medical care, advocacy, education and pediatric medical research. Children’s achieves its mission in part through donations from individuals, corporations and foundations and is proud to be a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For more information, visit the website at