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Board & Staff

2019 Board of Directors


Sheree Dallas-Branch • Public Relations Consultant

Vice President

Jodi Wire • We Energies


Sandra Samse • Johnson Keland Management


Bryan House • Foley & Lardner, LLP


Board Members

Marquette Baylor • Aurora Health Care

Anne DeLeo • Community Volunteer

Valerie Gabriel • Community Volunteer

Dr. Stephen Hargarten • Medical College of Wisconsin

Erin Henry • Northwestern Mutual

Betsy Hoylman • Northwestern Mutual

Gary Ingram • Igary Events

Moriah Iverson • Medical College of Wisconsin

Sharon Jordan • Direct Supply

Pamela Klein • Fresh Coast Partners, LLC

Jim Liedtke • Community Volunteer

Kate Venne • Brady Corporation

Staff Leadership

Meet our Executive Team who leads Community Advocates' 100+ staff members, within four divisions (Basic Needs, Behavioral Health, Milwaukee Women's Center, and the Public Policy Institute).

  • Chief Executive Officer
    Chief Executive Officer

    Andi Elliott

  • Chief Operating Officer and Director, Basic Needs Division
    Chief Operating Officer and Director, Basic Needs Division

    Maudwella Kirkendoll

  • Chief Financial Officer
    Chief Financial Officer

    Bill Koch

  • Director: IT
    Director: IT

    Mark Rosnow

  • Director: Supportive Housing Program
    Director: Supportive Housing Program

    Matt Raymond

  • Deputy Director: Public Policy Institute
    Deputy Director: Public Policy Institute

    Kari Lerch

  • Development Director
    Development Director

    Kris Uhen

  • Strategic Development Director
    Strategic Development Director

    Steve Schultz