Board of Directors

We’re led by a board of directors elected to represent the diverse group involved with workforce and economic development issues and challenges. Our board is comprised of experts in workforce development, economic development, training, education, public policy, human resources, business management and strategic development. The members bring their expertise and target investments to effectively align the needs of job seekers and employers. Our focus on collaboration drives well-rounded, strategic solutions for a better local economy.

Board Members

Todd Kearney
Board Chair

Ben Breese
Teel Plastics

Melanie Bruins
Mercury Marine

Laura Cataldo
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Pam Christenson
Madison Gas & Electric

Thomas Cox
Sauk County Development Corporation

Kathy Cromey
The Little Potato Company

Jessica Fox
Aspirus Health

Mark Greene

Adam Gifford
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades, District Council No. 7

Elizabeth Roddy
Associated Builders & Contractors of Wisconsin – Apprenticeship & Training Trust

Cynthia Green
Madison Metropolitan School District

Kevin Gundlach
South Central Federation of Labor

Randy Guttenberg
Waunakee Community School District

T. Lindsay Jones
Foremost Buildings, Inc.

Chuck Klein
UW Health

Jennifer Klein
State of Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Pam Korth
Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation

Paul Dietmann
Compeer Financial

Francis Langer
Nestlé Purina PetCare

Barb LeDuc
Opportunities, Inc.

Melissa Montey
State of Wisconsin Division of Unemployment Insurance

Charles Poches
Gumz Farms

Lisa Pollard
Moraine Park Technical College

David J. Robinson
Brakebush Brothers, Inc.

Dave Shaw
State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development – Job Service

Michelle Szabrowic
Forward Service Corporation

Ann McNeary
United Way of Dane County,
South Central Federation of Labor

Shawn Tessman
Dane County Department of Human Services

Mark Thomas, Jr.
Madison College

Calvin White Eagle
Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison

Bryan Woodhouse
Madison College Foundation

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