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OutlookSPRING 2006<br />

A Magazine for Alumni and Friends <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>Contributes</strong> <strong>$10</strong> <strong>million</strong> <strong>to</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

<strong>School</strong> Named in <strong>Lubar</strong>’s Honor

Our Vision<br />

Our vision is <strong>to</strong> become a leading urban<br />

business school recognized for high quality<br />

teaching and research that advances<br />

student learning, managerial careers, and<br />

the frontiers <strong>of</strong> management knowledge.<br />

We will build upon our internationally<br />

recognized research <strong>to</strong> contribute <strong>to</strong> the<br />

economic future <strong>of</strong> <strong>Milwaukee</strong>, the region<br />

and beyond.<br />

Published by the<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong><br />

as a source <strong>of</strong> information for<br />

alumni and friends.<br />

Dean:<br />

V. Kanti Prasad<br />

Edi<strong>to</strong>r:<br />

Kristine Piwek<br />

Graphic Designer:<br />

Susan McKay<br />

Contribu<strong>to</strong>r:<br />

Purush Papatla<br />

Pho<strong>to</strong>s:<br />

Pete Amland<br />

Alan Magayne-Roshak<br />

Comments are welcomed.<br />

Please direct all correspondence <strong>to</strong>:<br />

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<strong>UW</strong>M <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

P.O. Box 742<br />

<strong>Milwaukee</strong>, WI 53201-0742<br />

or <strong>to</strong> kpiwek@uwm.edu<br />

Visit our Web site at:<br />

www.uwm.edu/Business<br />

Outlook<br />

In this issue:<br />

SPRING 2006<br />

Deanʼs Message ..............................................................................................................1<br />

“Transformational” — <strong>School</strong> Named for <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> ..............................................2<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M MIS Research Ranked Internationally .....................................................................6<br />

Alumni Pr<strong>of</strong>i le: Patrick Sinks ...........................................................................................7<br />

10th Anniversary <strong>of</strong> Deloitte Multistate Tax Center ..........................................................8<br />

The Rising Importance <strong>of</strong> Signaling <strong>to</strong> Consumers ....................................................... 10<br />

Research Seminar Series ............................................................................................. 12<br />

Manpower Receives Baird Management Excellence Award............................................ 13<br />

Faculty Kudos .............................................................................................................. 13<br />

Manpowerʼs Beck Addresses Students .......................................................................... 14<br />

MBA Student in International Business Plan Competition ........................................... 15<br />

2005-06 Scholarships .................................................................................................. 16<br />

New Business Scholars Program.................................................................................... 17<br />

Alumni News ............................................................................................................... 18<br />

Honor Roll <strong>of</strong> Donors................................................................................................... 20<br />

The University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong>, in compliance with Titles VI and VII <strong>of</strong> the Civil Rights Act <strong>of</strong> 1964, Title IX <strong>of</strong> the Education Amendments for<br />

1972, Sections 503 and 504 <strong>of</strong> the Rehabilitation Act <strong>of</strong> 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act <strong>of</strong> 1967 and Section 402 <strong>of</strong> the Vietnam<br />

Era Veterans Readjustment Act <strong>of</strong> 1974, does not discriminate on the basis <strong>of</strong> race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, age or Vietnam era<br />

veteran’s status in any <strong>of</strong> its education or employment policies, procedures or practices.

Message from the Dean<br />

So far, the year 2006 has been<br />

an exceptional year for <strong>UW</strong>M’s<br />

business school, with growing<br />

recognition <strong>of</strong> the signifi cant role we<br />

have in developing outstanding<br />

executive leaders and management<br />

pr<strong>of</strong>essionals in the region.<br />

Most notably, <strong>UW</strong>M announced a <strong>$10</strong><br />

<strong>million</strong> gift <strong>to</strong> the school in February<br />

from distinguished business leader<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> — a landmark gift in<br />

the his<strong>to</strong>ry <strong>of</strong> the university and the<br />

school that will be a tremendous<br />

resource as we work <strong>to</strong>ward our mission<br />

<strong>to</strong> become an urban business school <strong>of</strong><br />

national distinction.<br />

This generous gift was the result <strong>of</strong><br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong>’s core belief that<br />

education is a liberating force in<br />

people’s lives — a belief we all share<br />

and have personally experienced.<br />

It also refl ects his confi dence in the<br />

increasingly important role <strong>of</strong> <strong>UW</strong>M’s<br />

business school in preparing young<br />

people for the competitive challenges<br />

<strong>of</strong> <strong>to</strong>day’s — and <strong>to</strong>morrow’s —<br />

business world. As Mr. <strong>Lubar</strong> noted,<br />

some <strong>of</strong> our region’s <strong>to</strong>p business<br />

leaders — including those at M&I<br />

Marshall & Ilsley Corporation, Rockwell<br />

Au<strong>to</strong>mation, Harley-Davidson, MGIC,<br />

and scores <strong>of</strong> others — are graduates <strong>of</strong><br />

this fi ne institution.<br />

In April, we celebrated a truly his<strong>to</strong>rical<br />

and proud moment as the University <strong>of</strong><br />

Wisconsin System Board <strong>of</strong> Regents<br />

Dean V. Kanti Prasad<br />

approved the renaming <strong>of</strong> the <strong>School</strong><br />

<strong>to</strong> the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong><br />

Business.<br />

Generations <strong>of</strong> students <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>School</strong> will benefi t from the transformational<br />

impact <strong>of</strong> <strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong>’s<br />

generous gift and the additional<br />

resources it will stimulate, which will<br />

further enhance the <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong>’s<br />

national stature through continued<br />

emphasis on:<br />

Attracting high achieving students<br />

Outstanding faculty who excel in<br />

research and teaching<br />

Quality academic programs with<br />

strong theory-practice linkages<br />

Programmatic innovation in several<br />

dimensions, including global<br />

business, IT-enabled competitiveness,<br />

entrepreneurship, and business<br />

ethics, and<br />

Mutually benefi cial knowledge<br />

partnerships with major<br />

corporations in Southeastern<br />

Wisconsin<br />

Also in the early part <strong>of</strong> the year, our<br />

management information systems<br />

faculty were internationally ranked for<br />

their research productivity. This builds<br />

upon prior research recognition highlighting<br />

the accomplishments <strong>of</strong> our<br />

marketing, production, and management<br />

faculty. These pr<strong>of</strong>essional<br />

acknowledgements further bolster our<br />

national reputation.<br />

The next academic year marks the<br />

business school’s 40th anniversary.<br />

We will celebrate 40 years on the<br />

leading edge <strong>of</strong> management education<br />

in Wisconsin. I hope you will join in<br />

the excitement by attending some <strong>of</strong> the<br />

major alumni events we are planning.<br />

I also urge our alumni <strong>to</strong> share their<br />

business school memories and success<br />

s<strong>to</strong>ries <strong>to</strong> help us celebrate this miles<strong>to</strong>ne<br />

year (see last page). Stay in<br />

<strong>to</strong>uch!<br />

V. Kanti Prasad<br />

Dean<br />

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MESSAGE from the Dean


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<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>Contributes</strong><br />

<strong>$10</strong> <strong>million</strong> <strong>to</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business<br />

<strong>School</strong> Named in <strong>Lubar</strong>’s Honor<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> and Marianne <strong>Lubar</strong> pose with some <strong>of</strong> this yearʼs <strong>Lubar</strong> Scholars. (Back row) Cory Bultnick,<br />

Levi Sosa, G Pao Thao, and Rachelle Guell. (Front row) Kawauna Holloway, Zachary Orr, <strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong>,<br />

Marianne <strong>Lubar</strong>, and Elicia Scaife.

On the morning <strong>of</strong> February 6, 2006, a standing room only crowd gathered in the <strong>UW</strong>M Business <strong>School</strong>ʼs<br />

third fl oor atrium for news <strong>of</strong> his<strong>to</strong>ric import — the announcement <strong>of</strong> a <strong>$10</strong> <strong>million</strong> donation <strong>to</strong> the Business<br />

<strong>School</strong> by distinguished <strong>Milwaukee</strong> business leader and philanthropist <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong>, Founder and<br />

Chairman <strong>of</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> & Company, Inc. It is the largest single donation in the Universityʼs 49-year his<strong>to</strong>ry.<br />

“This is a magnifi cent day for <strong>UW</strong>–<strong>Milwaukee</strong> and its Business <strong>School</strong>,” said <strong>UW</strong>M Chancellor Carlos E. Santiago, fl anked on the<br />

podium by <strong>Lubar</strong> and Dean V. Kanti Prasad. “Mr. <strong>Lubar</strong>ʼs gift is an enormously important endorsement <strong>of</strong> <strong>UW</strong>Mʼs contributions<br />

<strong>to</strong> the community. It will greatly expand our ability <strong>to</strong> educate the business leaders <strong>of</strong> <strong>to</strong>morrow who will move our regional<br />

economy forward.”<br />



<strong>Lubar</strong>’s gift will have a “transformational impact” on the <strong>School</strong>’s<br />

future, stated Dean Prasad, providing crucial resources as it<br />

works <strong>to</strong>ward its vision <strong>to</strong> become a leading urban business<br />

school <strong>of</strong> national distinction.<br />

“It will allow us <strong>to</strong> continue building steeples <strong>of</strong> excellence<br />

among our faculty, providing <strong>to</strong>p-notch management education<br />

<strong>to</strong> our students, and contributing <strong>to</strong> the economic vitality <strong>of</strong><br />

Southeastern Wisconsin,” he added. “We are extremely grateful<br />

for Mr. <strong>Lubar</strong>’s generosity, vision, and commitment <strong>to</strong> future<br />

generations <strong>of</strong> business leaders and management pr<strong>of</strong>essionals.”<br />

The endowment will be used <strong>to</strong> advance the school’s mission in<br />

a variety <strong>of</strong> ways, including funding for new pr<strong>of</strong>essorships and<br />

student scholarships. Dean Prasad said that the gift and the<br />

additional resources it will stimulate will help the <strong>School</strong> build<br />

on the core strengths <strong>of</strong> the faculty and make breakthrough<br />

enhancements in four mutually reinforcing areas — faculty<br />

excellence, student excellence, programmatic innovation, and<br />

technology and infrastructure.<br />

“A common thread that runs through all these four elements is<br />

the emphasis on bringing our curricula, programs, and research<br />

in<strong>to</strong> a closer alignment with the needs <strong>of</strong> business competitiveness<br />

and economic development <strong>of</strong> the region,” said Dean Prasad,<br />

“allowing us <strong>to</strong> forge strong corporate linkages through knowledge<br />

partnerships in education and research.”<br />

In addition <strong>to</strong> his personal gift <strong>of</strong> <strong>$10</strong> <strong>million</strong>, <strong>Lubar</strong> intends <strong>to</strong><br />

help the University raise an additional $20 <strong>million</strong> that will be<br />

directed <strong>to</strong> the business school.<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> and Marianne <strong>Lubar</strong> share a special, personal moment at the <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

gift announcement.<br />



In recognition <strong>of</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong>’s decades-long commitment <strong>to</strong> the<br />

University, the University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin System Board <strong>of</strong> Regents<br />

named the <strong>School</strong> the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business at<br />

its April meeting. The business building at 3202 N. Maryland<br />

Ave. has also been named <strong>Lubar</strong> Hall.<br />

“<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> serves as a wonderful role model for our<br />

students and alumni,” said Dean Prasad. “The <strong>Lubar</strong> name is<br />

synonymous with the highest <strong>of</strong> achievements — as a universally<br />

admired and respected business leader, an individual with deep<br />

intellect and the highest standards <strong>of</strong> integrity, a leader who has<br />

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WWW.<strong>UW</strong>M.EDU/BUSINESS Spring 2006 OUTLOOK 3

demonstrated a sincere dedication <strong>to</strong> the community, and an<br />

exceptional, caring human being.”<br />

“It is therefore a true honor for us <strong>to</strong> be named the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B.<br />

<strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business,” added Prasad.<br />


Born in <strong>Milwaukee</strong>, <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> grew up in the Sherman<br />

Park area and later in Whitefi sh Bay. He earned business and<br />

law degrees from the University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin-Madison, working<br />

his way through school with a number <strong>of</strong> different jobs.<br />

Following graduation in 1953, he joined the Marine National<br />

Exchange Bank and rose <strong>to</strong> the position <strong>of</strong> Vice President in<br />

charge <strong>of</strong> commercial loans. In 1960, he was given the opportunity<br />

<strong>to</strong> head the Bank’s newly formed Marine Capital Corporation, a<br />

small business investment company, where he developed many<br />

<strong>of</strong> his theories on management and ownership <strong>of</strong> companies.<br />

His entrepreneurial horizons began <strong>to</strong> expand in 1966, when he<br />

formed <strong>Lubar</strong> & Company, a private investment fi rm active in<br />

corporate acquisitions and venture capital investment, while also<br />

serving as Chairman and CEO <strong>of</strong> Mortgage Associates (1966-1973)<br />

and President and Chairman <strong>of</strong> the Executive Committee <strong>of</strong><br />

Midland National Bank (1975-1977), both <strong>of</strong> <strong>Milwaukee</strong>.<br />

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<strong>Lubar</strong>’s distinguished record <strong>of</strong> public service includes appointments<br />

under three United States Presidents. He served as<br />

Assistant Secretary <strong>of</strong> the U.S. Department <strong>of</strong> Housing and<br />

Urban Development and as Commissioner <strong>of</strong> the Federal<br />

Housing Administration under Presidents Richard Nixon and<br />

Gerald Ford, and was the Commissioner <strong>of</strong> the White House<br />

Conference on Small Business under President Jimmy Carter.<br />

He served the State <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin in numerous capacities,<br />

including the Commission on Education and the Commerce<br />

and Industry Task Force. <strong>Lubar</strong> is a Past President <strong>of</strong> the<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin System Board <strong>of</strong> Regents. He was also<br />

the president and co-founder <strong>of</strong> the Wisconsin Policy Research<br />

Institute.<br />

At the University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong>, <strong>Lubar</strong> has been a<br />

very active member <strong>of</strong> the <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business Advisory Council<br />

for over 30 years, and served as Council President from 1985 <strong>to</strong><br />

1991. He is a Distinguished Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> the <strong>UW</strong>M Foundation, <strong>of</strong><br />

which he was President from 1988 <strong>to</strong> 1990. Along with his wife,<br />

Marianne, <strong>Lubar</strong> has long supported numerous business students<br />

through the <strong>Lubar</strong> Scholars Program and earlier funded the<br />

<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> Chair <strong>of</strong> Free Enterprise. In 1988, he was<br />

recognized by <strong>UW</strong>M with an honorary doc<strong>to</strong>rate degree in<br />

Commercial Science.<br />

Upper left: Dean V. Kanti Prasad (left) and <strong>UW</strong>M Chancellor Carlos E.<br />

Santiago (center) lead the audience in a round <strong>of</strong> applause for <strong>Sheldon</strong><br />

<strong>Lubar</strong> (at podium).<br />

Upper right: <strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> waves <strong>to</strong> a guest at Februaryʼs announcement.<br />

Dan Bader, President <strong>of</strong> the Bader Foundation, looks on.<br />

Lower left: Madeleine and David <strong>Lubar</strong>, and Oyvind and Susan Solvang<br />

attended the February announcement. David and Susan are two <strong>of</strong> <strong>Sheldon</strong><br />

and Marianne <strong>Lubar</strong>ʼs four children.

A high point <strong>of</strong> Februaryʼs announcement program was the standing ovation recognizing <strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong> for his generosity and commitment <strong>to</strong> <strong>UW</strong>M and its<br />

business school.<br />

<strong>Lubar</strong>, whose most recent honor was being named the 2005<br />

Wisconsin Business Leader <strong>of</strong> the Year by the Harvard Business<br />

Club <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin and the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Journal Sentinel at a<br />

May 3, 2006 ceremony, has been a leading philanthropist in<br />

<strong>Milwaukee</strong> for many years, primarily supporting education and<br />

the arts. The <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Art Museum’s Calatrava expansion, the<br />

<strong>Milwaukee</strong> Symphony, the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Ballet, and the <strong>Milwaukee</strong><br />

Jewish Federation are just some <strong>of</strong> the organizations that have<br />

benefi ted from his involvement.<br />


EDUCATION AND <strong>UW</strong>M’S IMPACT<br />

In his remarks at the February announcement, <strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

stressed the importance <strong>of</strong> public education <strong>to</strong> the community’s<br />

future.<br />

“And <strong>to</strong> personalize this occasion just a bit,” he said, “I would<br />

like <strong>to</strong> tell you that I am a product <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Public<br />

<strong>School</strong> System, a suburban public school system, and the public<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin.”<br />

“Without these institutions, I wouldn’t be where I am <strong>to</strong>day<br />

and I certainly wouldn’t be doing what I’m doing <strong>to</strong>day at<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M,” he noted.<br />

Recognizing the value <strong>of</strong> all <strong>of</strong> the schools, colleges, and<br />

universities in Southeastern Wisconsin, <strong>Lubar</strong> singled out<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M for its importance <strong>to</strong> the region.<br />

“No institution is more important or can match the impact that<br />

the public University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong> has on <strong>Milwaukee</strong>,”<br />

he said. “And if you don’t believe that, look at <strong>UW</strong>M graduates<br />

and corporate CEOs Jim Ziemer <strong>of</strong> Harley-Davidson, Ed Zore <strong>of</strong><br />

Northwestern Mutual, Dennis Kuester <strong>of</strong> M&I Bank, and Gale<br />

Klappa <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin Energy, as well as the many others who<br />

have less visibility but are equally important.”<br />

“That is just some indication <strong>of</strong> the signifi cance <strong>of</strong> this university<br />

and its business school <strong>to</strong> this community,” <strong>Lubar</strong> added.<br />


“<strong>Sheldon</strong> <strong>Lubar</strong>’s commitment <strong>to</strong> education is based on his<br />

underlying belief that education is a liberating force in people’s<br />

lives,” said Dean Prasad. <strong>Lubar</strong>’s closing comments extend that<br />

belief beyond benefi ting the individual <strong>to</strong> the communities in<br />

which they live.<br />

“It has been proved that the wealth <strong>of</strong> nations is not measured<br />

by natural resources such as oil, timber, gold, or other things<br />

that are in the ground,” <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>to</strong>ld the audience. “It is measured<br />

by the level <strong>of</strong> education achieved by each <strong>of</strong> its citizens.”<br />

“The future <strong>of</strong> our community, the future <strong>of</strong> our state will be<br />

determined by how well we have educated our children,” he<br />

concluded. “I hope this gift will materially support that effort.”<br />

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<strong>UW</strong>M Among Top Universities for MIS Research<br />

International Recognition for <strong>School</strong>’s MIS Faculty<br />

William (Dave) Haseman Hemant K. Jain Keshavamurthy Ramamurthy Fatemeh (Mariam) Zahedi<br />

The University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong> ranks among the<br />

world’s <strong>to</strong>p universities in terms <strong>of</strong> research productivity<br />

in management information systems (MIS), according<br />

<strong>to</strong> a new study.<br />

The study, recently published in Communications for the<br />

Association for Information Systems, looked at the publication<br />

productivity <strong>of</strong> information systems researchers and institutions in<br />

12 <strong>to</strong>p academic journals from 1999 <strong>to</strong> 2003.<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M ranked 19th among U.S. universities and 24th in the<br />

worldwide ranking. Georgia State University ranked fi rst,<br />

followed by the University <strong>of</strong> Maryland and the University <strong>of</strong><br />

Pennsylvania.<br />

“This is wonderful recognition for <strong>UW</strong>M’s <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong><br />

Business on an international level and a feather in the cap <strong>of</strong><br />

our MIS faculty,” said Dean V. Kanti Prasad.<br />

The <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business boasts a strong MIS<br />

faculty that includes four named pr<strong>of</strong>essors and scholars. Three<br />

are Wisconsin Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essors, a prestigious honor<br />

among a select few University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin System faculty:<br />

William (Dave) Haseman, Wisconsin Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essor<br />

Hemant K. Jain, Wisconsin Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essor and Tata<br />

Consulting Services Pr<strong>of</strong>essor<br />

Keshavamurthy Ramamurthy, Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong> MIS, and Roger L.<br />

Fitzsimonds Distinguished Scholar (2004-06)<br />

Fatemeh (Mariam) Zahedi, Wisconsin Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essor<br />

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A slate <strong>of</strong> highly regarded degree programs make up the <strong>School</strong>’s<br />

management information systems curriculum, from the undergraduate<br />

<strong>to</strong> the doc<strong>to</strong>ral levels, including:<br />

BBA in Management Information Systems (MIS)<br />

MS in Management degree specializing in MIS<br />

a combined MBA/MS in MIS<br />

MBA elective tracks in eBusiness and Information<br />

Technology Management<br />

PhD<br />

Complementing the MIS degree programs is the <strong>School</strong>’s Center<br />

for Technology Innovation (CTI), headed by Wisconsin<br />

Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essor William (Dave) Haseman.<br />

CTI works <strong>to</strong> forge a strong, sustainable alliance between the<br />

<strong>School</strong> and the Wisconsin business community in the area <strong>of</strong><br />

information technology, said Haseman. The Center partners<br />

with many <strong>of</strong> the area’s leading corporations, including a<br />

number <strong>of</strong> Fortune 500 fi rms.<br />

CTI <strong>of</strong>fers workshops, executive roundtables, and focused<br />

workgroups <strong>to</strong> member fi rms and the general public. It also<br />

facilitates practicum opportunities for <strong>UW</strong>M MIS students with<br />

member companies.

Alumni Pr<strong>of</strong>i le<br />

Patrick Sinks<br />

Executive MBA ‘97<br />

President & Chief Operating Offi cer<br />

MGIC Investment Corporation<br />

MGIC Investment Corporation is a legendary <strong>Milwaukee</strong><br />

company that began in the late 1950s with founder Max Karl’s<br />

simple vision <strong>to</strong> make the dream <strong>of</strong> home ownership a reality for<br />

more people. In the ensuing half century, the company has<br />

gone through some interesting times — including its sale <strong>to</strong><br />

another company, extrication from that relationship, the<br />

recession <strong>of</strong> the mid-1980s, a public s<strong>to</strong>ck <strong>of</strong>fering, and a<br />

booming housing market.<br />

It’s quite a s<strong>to</strong>ry.<br />

Equally s<strong>to</strong>ried is the career <strong>of</strong> MGIC’s Patrick Sinks (EMBA ’97)<br />

— who counts himself among the many fortunate long-term<br />

members <strong>of</strong> the highly successful MGIC “family.” Sinks was<br />

recently promoted <strong>to</strong> President and Chief Operating Offi cer <strong>of</strong><br />

the fi rm, a leadership position he has worked <strong>to</strong>ward steadily<br />

during his 28-year career with the company.<br />

It all began in 1978, when Sinks returned <strong>to</strong> his home<strong>to</strong>wn <strong>of</strong><br />

<strong>Milwaukee</strong> fresh out <strong>of</strong> college in Bismarck, North Dakota, and<br />

answered a newspaper ad for a Staff Accountant at MGIC. Of<br />

course, he got the job.<br />

“Those early years were very exciting times,” Sinks said — not<br />

something you routinely hear from an accountant. But then you<br />

hear the his<strong>to</strong>ry…<br />

In 1981 and 1982, Sinks worked on the team that arranged the<br />

sale <strong>of</strong> MGIC <strong>to</strong> Baldwin-United Corporation. A year later,<br />

Baldwin fi led for bankruptcy and Sinks — now a manager in the<br />

company — again was part <strong>of</strong> the fi nancial team that extricated<br />

MGIC from Baldwin. (Northwestern Mutual and MGIC<br />

management invested in the “new MGIC.”)<br />

Then came the challenges <strong>of</strong> the mid-1980s which Sinks refers<br />

<strong>to</strong> as the “oil patch dilemma” — when the economic recession in<br />

the oil states exposed the company <strong>to</strong> dramatic losses. But by<br />

the end <strong>of</strong> that decade, under the leadership <strong>of</strong> then-CEO Bill<br />

Lacy (a 1968 <strong>UW</strong>M marketing graduate), MGIC began <strong>to</strong> turn<br />

its fortunes around. In 1991, the company went public, and the<br />

next decade boomed.<br />

Sinks was named Vice President and Controller in 1993. He also<br />

worked increasingly closely with the corporate strategy team, and<br />

developed a growing interest in the broader picture. “The more I<br />

worked on strategic issues, the more I liked it,” he said.<br />

Patrick Sinks<br />

Around the same time, Sinks decided that he wanted <strong>to</strong> more<br />

formally develop his management expertise, so he asked MGIC<br />

<strong>to</strong> sponsor him in <strong>UW</strong>M’s Executive MBA program. “It was time<br />

<strong>to</strong> step up <strong>to</strong> another level in my thinking and in the organization,”<br />

he recalled. “The program got me thinking bigger picture —<br />

more organizationally and more strategically.”<br />

More senior roles followed for Sinks, including Senior Vice<br />

President, and most recently Executive Vice President <strong>of</strong> Field<br />

Operations.<br />

A few years ago, Sinks was given the opportunity <strong>to</strong> lead a<br />

renewed corporate focus on strategic planning <strong>to</strong> address the<br />

issues <strong>of</strong> the changing competitive environment — an initiative<br />

that continues <strong>to</strong>day. This effort is particularly important in<br />

light <strong>of</strong> changes within the mortgage industry over the last fi ve<br />

or six years, he notes.<br />

“This is very much a relationship business — building credibility<br />

with the cus<strong>to</strong>mer,” he shared. “In recent years, though, the<br />

mortgage industry has gotten more sophisticated. Today, there<br />

is a much greater fi nancial orientation.”<br />

Still, MGIC’s core product — mortgage guaranty insurance —<br />

remains the same.<br />

As does the mission <strong>of</strong> the company — making home ownership<br />

possible.<br />

“Home ownership is important <strong>to</strong> people,” said Sinks. “This is a<br />

great business <strong>to</strong> be in.”<br />

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Deloitte Multistate Tax CENTER<br />

Deloitte Multistate Tax Center<br />

Celebrates 10th Anniversary<br />

Expertise Reaches Across Nation<br />

This year, the Deloitte Multistate Tax Center — the<br />

nation’s fi rst multistate tax research center — celebrates a<br />

decade <strong>of</strong> excellence in contributions <strong>to</strong> the multistate<br />

tax fi eld.<br />

“The Deloitte Multistate Tax Center is a model for excellence<br />

within the <strong>School</strong>, having attained national stature and a<br />

reputation for excellence in education and applied research<br />

on state and local tax issues,” stated <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong><br />

<strong>of</strong> Business Dean V. Kanti Prasad. “It truly demonstrates the<br />

impact <strong>of</strong> our high quality faculty, not only in Wisconsin, but<br />

nationwide.”<br />

Among its accomplishments over the last decade, the Center<br />

has established an online certifi cate in state and local taxation,<br />

a highly sought after series <strong>of</strong> tax research publications, and<br />

an annual multistate tax conference.<br />

Marilyn Wethekam <strong>of</strong> Horwood Marcus & Beck Chartered<br />

8 OUTLOOK Spring 2006<br />

“We are incredibly proud <strong>of</strong> what we have achieved in the last<br />

10 years and the extent <strong>of</strong> our reach across the nation,” said<br />

Executive Direc<strong>to</strong>r James T. Collins.<br />


The 10-year anniversary will be celebrated at the Center’s 10th<br />

Annual Multistate Tax Institute, <strong>to</strong> be held on June 22, 2006 in<br />

<strong>Milwaukee</strong>. The day-long conference draws a national audience<br />

<strong>to</strong> hear the country’s foremost experts in multistate taxation.<br />

“<strong>UW</strong>M’s annual multistate tax institute is one <strong>of</strong> the important<br />

CPE programs attended by many state tax pr<strong>of</strong>essionals,” said<br />

Paul Frankel, a partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP in New<br />

York, a member <strong>of</strong> the Center’s Advisory Board, and a frequent<br />

speaker at the conference. “It is always a great program,<br />

focusing on new and hot issues in the legislative, judicial, and<br />

administrative areas.”<br />

This year’s institute features Frankel, along with other national<br />

tax authorities including Richard Pomp <strong>of</strong> the University <strong>of</strong><br />

Connecticut Law <strong>School</strong>, Maryann Gall <strong>of</strong> Jones Day, Ken<br />

Reichel <strong>of</strong> Deloitte Tax, Mark Nachbar <strong>of</strong> RSM McGladrey, Inc.,<br />

and Marilyn Wethekam <strong>of</strong> Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered,<br />

among others. Topics will include regional tax updates, nexus,<br />

the streamlined sales tax project, and “pay <strong>to</strong> play” states.<br />


In addition <strong>to</strong> being the fi rst center <strong>of</strong> its kind, <strong>UW</strong>M’s<br />

Deloitte Multistate Tax Center also boasts the nation’s fi rst<br />

online certifi cate program in multistate taxation.<br />

Established in 1999, the Graduate Certifi cate in State and<br />

Local Taxation (SALT) program provides students with the<br />

knowledge they need <strong>to</strong> successfully pursue or advance careers<br />

within corporate tax departments, CPA fi rms, law fi rms, or<br />

state revenue departments. The 12-credit program includes<br />

courses in multistate income taxation, sales and use taxation,<br />

property taxation, and managing state and local tax audits.<br />

The unique curriculum fi lls a pr<strong>of</strong>essional niche for tax<br />

specialists in the program. “The certifi cate program was<br />

timely and immediately useful in my work with the State <strong>of</strong><br />

Alaska,” stated Robynn Wilson, Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> the Tax Division in<br />

Alaska’s Department <strong>of</strong> Revenue. Wilson earned her Graduate<br />

Certifi cate in State and Local Taxation from <strong>UW</strong>M in 2001.

The program currently enrolls over 60 students from around the<br />

country. Graduates have come from over 20 states — stretching<br />

from Maine <strong>to</strong> Florida <strong>to</strong> California <strong>to</strong> Wilson’s home state <strong>of</strong><br />

Alaska.<br />

“The online nature <strong>of</strong> the program was a God-send for me,” said<br />

Stephen Moore, a Research Analyst with the Legislative Research<br />

Division for the State <strong>of</strong> Nebraska and a 2005 program graduate.<br />

“The nearest graduate tax program is located in Kansas City.<br />

With a full-time job here, I couldn’t reasonably commute for the<br />

purposes <strong>of</strong> furthering my education.” (Two research papers<br />

that Moore authored during the program were published in the<br />

Journal <strong>of</strong> State Taxation.)<br />

In the online program, students work in modules that include<br />

assigned readings, online lectures, discussion <strong>to</strong>pics, and case<br />

studies. Interaction with the pr<strong>of</strong>essor and between students is<br />

accomplished through email, threaded discussions, and virtual<br />

<strong>of</strong>fi ce hours.<br />

Although students do not interact face-<strong>to</strong>-face, they do build<br />

valuable networking relationships with their tax counterparts<br />

across the nation, according <strong>to</strong> John C. Healy, a lecturer in the<br />

program and the Managing Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> the Center.<br />

“Because the program attracts students from around the<br />

country, it provides a unique forum for those individuals <strong>to</strong><br />

exchange information on state and local taxation with people<br />

they otherwise probably wouldn’t meet,” said Healy. “That’s a<br />

great ‘side benefi t’ for students earning the certifi cate.”<br />


The Center is also home <strong>to</strong> two highly regarded publications<br />

aimed at disseminating critical and educational tax information <strong>to</strong><br />

lawmakers and tax pr<strong>of</strong>essionals around the country — the<br />

Lawmaker’s Guide series and the Multistate Corporate Tax Guide.<br />

The annual Lawmaker’s Guide has been a key source <strong>of</strong><br />

information on <strong>to</strong>pical issues in state and local taxation. Past<br />

publications have examined the streamlined sales tax project,<br />

Nexus, electronic commerce, and income tax shelters.<br />

This year’s edition looks at “pay <strong>to</strong> play” states. Pay-<strong>to</strong>-play refers<br />

<strong>to</strong> those states where taxpayers must pay their tax liability prior<br />

<strong>to</strong> bringing an appeal <strong>of</strong> the decision. Some commenta<strong>to</strong>rs have<br />

suggested that pay-<strong>to</strong>-play is a restriction upon taxpayer’s rights<br />

and there is a movement nationally <strong>to</strong> eliminate this practice<br />

among the states.<br />

The Lawmaker’s Guide is distributed <strong>to</strong> <strong>of</strong>fi cials who enact laws<br />

in all 50 states and the District <strong>of</strong> Columbia, and is quite popular<br />

with gover nors, key legislative committees, and individuals in<br />

state departments <strong>of</strong> revenue.<br />

Equally respected by<br />

tax pr<strong>of</strong>essionals is the<br />

Center’s Multistate<br />

Corporate Tax Guide —<br />

a compilation <strong>of</strong> each<br />

state’s position on<br />

multistate income and<br />

sales and use tax issues<br />

— published by CCH.<br />

“It’s a valuable resource<br />

for taxpayers, CPAs,<br />

lawyers, corporations,<br />

state departments <strong>of</strong><br />

revenue or anyone else<br />

involved in multi state<br />

taxation,” said Healy,<br />

who co-authors the James T. Collins, Executive Direc<strong>to</strong>r<br />

publication with<br />

Associate Pr<strong>of</strong>essor<br />

Michael Shadewald.<br />

“As tax issues arise, they can easily look up the state’s position in<br />

one <strong>of</strong> the charts. It is a very useful reference guide.” Healy and<br />

Schadewald obtain the information for the Guide from the <strong>to</strong>p state<br />

tax <strong>of</strong>fi cials who interpret and apply the rules, and credit those<br />

individuals for making the publication useful for practitioners.<br />

For more information on the Center, its publications, or the 10th<br />

Annual Multistate Tax Institute, please contact John Healy at (414)<br />

229-2262 or jhealy@uwm.edu, or visit the Center’s website at http://<br />

www.uwm.edu/Dept/Business/research/salt/index.html<br />

Paul Frankel <strong>of</strong> Morrison & Foerster<br />

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Faculty RESEARCH<br />

A Signal is Worth a Thousand Words:<br />

The Rising Importance <strong>of</strong> Signaling <strong>to</strong> Consumers<br />

Purush Papatla<br />

Even before the rapid rise <strong>of</strong> the Internet, consumers<br />

were barraged by commercial messages. TV and radio<br />

commercials, newspaper and magazine ads, junk mail,<br />

billboards, ads on the neighborhood gas pumps, sale signs in<br />

our grocery s<strong>to</strong>res, dinnertime phone calls from telemarketers<br />

— you can’t even escape advertising in public restrooms.<br />

The arrival <strong>of</strong> the Internet only made the situation worse for<br />

most <strong>of</strong> us. We are constantly bombarded by spam, pop-up<br />

ads, and banner ads, not <strong>to</strong> mention virtual sale notices and<br />

discount coupons — many from retailers with whom we’ve<br />

never even done business.<br />

By some accounts, each <strong>of</strong> us is currently exposed <strong>to</strong> more<br />

than 3,500 commercial messages in one form or another each<br />

and every day <strong>of</strong> our lives!<br />

With so much activity around us, it is virtually impossible for any<br />

<strong>of</strong> us <strong>to</strong> pay any attention <strong>to</strong> even a fraction <strong>of</strong> the commercial<br />

messages that we are exposed <strong>to</strong> every day. This is one <strong>of</strong> the<br />

reasons why digital video recorders and TiVo’s have gained so<br />

much popularity — we just want <strong>to</strong> get away from all <strong>of</strong> these<br />

commercial messages that intrude in<strong>to</strong> our lives!<br />


Not surprisingly, this aversion <strong>to</strong> messages has become a big<br />

problem for companies. As Business Week commented, by<br />

2004, the mass market that could be spoken <strong>to</strong> via any <strong>of</strong> the<br />

three television networks had almost <strong>to</strong>tally disappeared. The<br />

masses <strong>of</strong> consumers who, in the past, could be targeted via a<br />

10 OUTLOOK Spring 2006<br />

few media channels have been replaced by highly reluctant<br />

consumers and a highly fragmented media mix.<br />

Businesses are therefore scrambling <strong>to</strong> fi nd ways <strong>to</strong> s<strong>to</strong>p<br />

consumers from tuning their messages out. This is where the<br />

whole idea <strong>of</strong> signaling comes in.<br />




Signaling relies on the very simple idea that, rather than<br />

“shouting” at consumers through one <strong>of</strong> the traditional media<br />

— or even the new digital channels like the Internet — it’s<br />

better for businesses <strong>to</strong> take a more subtle approach wherein<br />

they communicate with the cus<strong>to</strong>mers indirectly.<br />

So a car manufacturer might signal its quality by posting a<br />

comment from a cus<strong>to</strong>mer on how wonderful its products are<br />

and how terrifi c its cus<strong>to</strong>mer service is. Better yet, it may<br />

signal its reliability even more strongly by having that satisfi ed<br />

cus<strong>to</strong>mer tell another cus<strong>to</strong>mer about how terrifi c its cars are.<br />

Similarly, a bank may collect and post metrics on how satisfi ed<br />

its cus<strong>to</strong>mers are so that any visi<strong>to</strong>r <strong>to</strong> the brick-and-mortar or<br />

virtual branches <strong>of</strong> the bank cannot miss the clear signal that<br />

it delivers great service.<br />

A newspaper could signal its reach and popularity with its<br />

cus<strong>to</strong>mers by posting a constantly increasing clock <strong>of</strong> the<br />

number <strong>of</strong> visi<strong>to</strong>rs that its site had over the past few days.<br />

Signals, therefore, are essentially indirect methods that businesses<br />

can use <strong>to</strong> communicate with and promote <strong>to</strong> consumers.<br />

Marketing pr<strong>of</strong>essor Purush Papatla and his doc<strong>to</strong>ral students<br />

are currently investigating the role <strong>of</strong> signaling in multiple<br />

areas, including online auctions, online distribution <strong>of</strong> content,<br />

word <strong>of</strong> mouth in the health care context, and the role <strong>of</strong><br />

online endorsements and product reviews on purchases from<br />

online retailers.<br />


In a research project focusing on online auctions, Dr. Papatla<br />

and PhD student Guiyou Qiu are examining the role <strong>of</strong> eBay’s<br />

seller performance ratings, and how some <strong>of</strong> its newer auction<br />

mechanisms are serving as signals that affect those ratings.

As most readers would know, eBay was a pioneer in moving<br />

traditional format auctions <strong>to</strong> the Internet. In addition <strong>to</strong> the<br />

traditional “English auction” format where the product on sale<br />

goes <strong>to</strong> the highest bidder, eBay has introduced a variety <strong>of</strong><br />

innovative auction mechanisms.<br />

For instance, its Buy It Now mechanism allows the seller <strong>to</strong> s<strong>to</strong>p<br />

the auction and give the product <strong>to</strong> the buyer who is willing <strong>to</strong><br />

pay the Buy It Now price regardless <strong>of</strong> what the highest bid in<br />

the auction is so far.<br />

The seller can also set a so-called Reservation Price — the price<br />

that the seller decides is the minimum value <strong>of</strong> the product (but,<br />

the bidders only know that the seller set a reservation price and<br />

don’t know what that price is).<br />

Such innovative mechanisms have vastly increased participation<br />

on eBay. But while these innovations were obviously good for<br />

business, the massive increase in popularity has been a major<br />

challenge for eBay because — with <strong>million</strong>s <strong>of</strong> people transacting<br />

directly with each other — the company has little control over<br />

the quality <strong>of</strong> the transactions.<br />

In response <strong>to</strong> this dilemma, eBay came up with the Feedback<br />

Score, where the performance <strong>of</strong> sellers is measured in terms <strong>of</strong><br />

how long it takes the seller <strong>to</strong> complete the auction.<br />

Not surprisingly, Dr. Papatla and his student have found that sellers<br />

with better reputations are able <strong>to</strong> complete their auctions faster.<br />

Interestingly, however, they have found that the pricing decisions<br />

<strong>of</strong> the sellers also act as signals <strong>of</strong> the seller’s quality. For example,<br />

their research has found that setting a higher Buy It Now price<br />

apparently signals higher quality and speeds up the close <strong>of</strong> the<br />

auction.<br />

Similarly, their research indicates that choosing <strong>to</strong> set a Reservation<br />

Price increases the seller’s credibility and encourages bidders <strong>to</strong><br />

place bids, thus shortening the auction time and increasing the<br />

seller’s Feedback Score.<br />


Another powerful form <strong>of</strong> signaling is consumer word <strong>of</strong> mouth.<br />

It appears that there can be no better signal <strong>of</strong> the value or quality<br />

<strong>of</strong> a product or service than an established cus<strong>to</strong>mer saying good<br />

things about it <strong>to</strong> potential cus<strong>to</strong>mers.<br />

Businesses are just waking up <strong>to</strong> the potential power <strong>of</strong> this<br />

signaling mechanism.<br />

For example, General Electric recently instituted a net promoter<br />

score system <strong>to</strong> measure how well its products and business units<br />

are doing in generating such signals. GE defi nes net promoters<br />

as cus<strong>to</strong>mers who answer with a nine or 10 <strong>to</strong> the question “On a<br />

scale <strong>of</strong> zero <strong>to</strong> 10, how likely is it that you would recommend us<br />

<strong>to</strong> your friends or colleagues?”<br />

GE is so committed <strong>to</strong> implementing and using these scores that<br />

its executives have compared its potential impact on the<br />

company <strong>to</strong> their Six Sigma efforts. (Six Sigma is the widely<br />

implemented and imitated system that GE developed <strong>to</strong> improve<br />

product and service quality.)<br />

Dr. Papatla and doc<strong>to</strong>ral student Nadya Toskova are currently<br />

investigating the fac<strong>to</strong>rs that increase the chances that a business<br />

can create net promoters from its cus<strong>to</strong>mer base and, therefore,<br />

generate positive word <strong>of</strong> mouth in the health care context.<br />

This is a perfect context in which <strong>to</strong> study this issue, according<br />

<strong>to</strong> Dr. Papatla, because there is probably no greater infl uence on<br />

health care choices than word <strong>of</strong> mouth. Research indicates that<br />

patients <strong>of</strong>ten talk <strong>to</strong> friends and acquaintances before choosing<br />

a health care facility.<br />

The study’s initial fi ndings suggest that different types <strong>of</strong> fac<strong>to</strong>rs<br />

contribute differently in generating positive word <strong>of</strong> mouth<br />

across the range <strong>of</strong> health care services. For example, it could<br />

be the friendliness and perceived expertise <strong>of</strong> technicians in the<br />

case <strong>of</strong> oncology services but the ambiance and cleanliness <strong>of</strong><br />

the facilities for cardiac care and angiograms. The next phase<br />

<strong>of</strong> the research is investigating these fac<strong>to</strong>rs across a range <strong>of</strong> 24<br />

different health care specialties <strong>to</strong> better understand this issue.<br />



While consumer word <strong>of</strong> mouth can be very powerful, how a<br />

business presents itself <strong>to</strong> cus<strong>to</strong>mers can also be a strong signal<br />

<strong>of</strong> its quality and reliability <strong>to</strong> cus<strong>to</strong>mers.<br />

Studies have demonstrated, for example, that, despite the fact<br />

that Target S<strong>to</strong>res’ prices may not always be lower than those <strong>of</strong><br />

Wal Mart, consumers like <strong>to</strong> shop at Target because <strong>of</strong> how it<br />

presents itself — with clean and well-lit interiors, no clutter, and<br />

displays showing that it is a good citizen by giving back a percent<br />

<strong>of</strong> its earnings <strong>to</strong> each community in which it operates.<br />

These fi ndings, while useful, will obviously not be very easy <strong>to</strong><br />

implement for online retailers. How can an online retailer present<br />

an attractive face as a signal <strong>of</strong> its quality and reliability when it<br />

doesn’t have aisles that its cus<strong>to</strong>mers can actually walk through?<br />

Dr. Papatla and PhD student Oliver (Feng) Liu are studying the<br />

issue <strong>of</strong> online retail ambiance as part <strong>of</strong> a broader research<br />

agenda that investigates why online consumers choose some<br />

online retailers over others and why some consumers buy from<br />

some online retailers without having planned ahead <strong>to</strong> do so.<br />

(continued on next page)<br />

WWW.<strong>UW</strong>M.EDU/BUSINESS Spring 2006 OUTLOOK 11

Research Seminar Series<br />

The fall semester Research Seminar<br />

Series — which provides a campus<br />

forum for stimulating research<br />

scholarship through the sharing <strong>of</strong><br />

cutting-edge research — featured the<br />

following presentations:<br />

“Information Measures for Database<br />

Application” was presented by Huimin<br />

Zhao, Assistant Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong> Management<br />

Information Systems. Dr. Zhao’s research<br />

interests are in the areas <strong>of</strong> data integration,<br />

data mining, and Web services. His<br />

current research focuses on identifi cation<br />

<strong>of</strong> semantic correspondences across<br />

heterogeneous databases, cascade<br />

generalization <strong>of</strong> classifi cation methods,<br />

fusion <strong>of</strong> data mining and domain knowledge,<br />

Web service design, and Web<br />

service pricing.<br />

“Strategic Investments in Japanese<br />

Corporations: Do Foreign Portfolio<br />

Owners Foster Underinvestment or<br />

Appropriate Investment” featured Abdul<br />

Rasheed, Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong> Strategic Management<br />

and International Business at the<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Texas at Arling<strong>to</strong>n. Dr.<br />

Rasheed’s research on strategic decision<br />

processes, foreign market entry, and<br />

international comparisons <strong>of</strong> strategy and<br />

Signaling<br />

(continued from previous page)<br />

One <strong>of</strong> their fi ndings is that a simple act such as presenting<br />

prices clearly and making them easy <strong>to</strong> fi nd substantially<br />

increases the likelihood that cus<strong>to</strong>mers keep coming back.<br />

Somehow, the fact that the retailer posts its prices “loud and<br />

clear” seems <strong>to</strong> signal the retailer’s reliability thereby bringing<br />

cus<strong>to</strong>mers back over and over again.<br />

Their broader research agenda in this area looks at the types <strong>of</strong><br />

online consumers who respond <strong>to</strong> signals. They are drawing on<br />

theories <strong>of</strong> human capital and household production from<br />

economics for this research.<br />

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governance has been widely published in<br />

<strong>to</strong>p management journals.<br />

“Towards an Organization Science: A<br />

Morphogenetic and Epigenetic Approach<br />

<strong>to</strong> Modeling Business Organizations” was<br />

presented by Kesav V. Nori, Executive<br />

Vice President and Executive Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong><br />

the Business Systems and Cybernetics<br />

Centre in Hyderabad, India. Dr. Nori’s<br />

research interests include compiler<br />

correct ness, reposi<strong>to</strong>ries and meta<br />

modeling, modeling business enterprises,<br />

and value chain modeling.<br />

“Google or BizRate? Relative Importance<br />

<strong>of</strong> Search Engines and Infomediaries in<br />

Unplanned S<strong>to</strong>re Choices Online” was<br />

presented by Feng Liu, a doc<strong>to</strong>ral candidate<br />

in Marketing.<br />

“Disclosure Disconnects: Antecedents and<br />

Consequences <strong>of</strong> Disclosing Invisible<br />

Stigmas Across Life Domains” was<br />

discussed by Belle Rose Ragins, Pr<strong>of</strong>essor<br />

<strong>of</strong> Organizations and Strategic Management.<br />

Dr. Ragins conducts research on<br />

diversity, men<strong>to</strong>ring, and gender issues in<br />

organizations. Her current research<br />

examines the development <strong>of</strong> men<strong>to</strong>ring<br />

relation ships and explores how gender<br />

and diversity affect men<strong>to</strong>ring.<br />

“The Dynamics <strong>of</strong> Geographic Versus<br />

Sec<strong>to</strong>ral Diversifi cation: Is There a Link <strong>to</strong><br />

the Real Economy?” featured Francesca<br />

Carrieri, Associate Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong> Finance<br />

at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.<br />

Dr. McGill is noted for her research on<br />

international asset pricing and investment.<br />

“Race, Place, and Work Attitudes: The<br />

Interactive Effects <strong>of</strong> Race and Perceived<br />

Quality <strong>of</strong> Community Amenities on<br />

Workplace Satisfaction” was presented by<br />

Patrick McKay, Assistant Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong><br />

Human Resources Management. Dr.<br />

McKay’s areas <strong>of</strong> expertise include employment<br />

test development and validation,<br />

examination <strong>of</strong> adverse impact <strong>of</strong> selection<br />

procedures against protected groups,<br />

minority recruitment and retention in<br />

organizations, study <strong>of</strong> location effects on<br />

employee attitudes and behavior, and<br />

psychometrics and methodological issues.<br />

“Is Post-Earnings Announcement Drift Due<br />

<strong>to</strong> Under-Reaction?” featured Qi Sun, a<br />

doc<strong>to</strong>ral candidate in Finance.<br />

Pr<strong>of</strong>essor Ehsan So<strong>of</strong>i , <strong>of</strong> the Production<br />

and Operations Management faculty,<br />

serves as the Series Coordina<strong>to</strong>r.<br />

According <strong>to</strong> these theories, one would expect certain types <strong>of</strong><br />

consumers — those who are new <strong>to</strong> online shopping and, hence,<br />

low on human capital, or those who are busy and looking for<br />

effi ciency in their personal and household activities — <strong>to</strong><br />

respond more <strong>to</strong> signals.<br />

If their research fi nds that this is, indeed, the case, it will provide<br />

useful insights in<strong>to</strong> how online retailers should perhaps design<br />

their sites <strong>to</strong> have distinct “looks” for different types <strong>of</strong> cus<strong>to</strong>mers.<br />

Cus<strong>to</strong>mers who are more likely <strong>to</strong> respond <strong>to</strong> signals would get a<br />

signal-rich interface and those who are more apt <strong>to</strong> research and<br />

make their own decisions would get a more informative one.

Manpower Receives 2005 Baird<br />

Management Excellence Award<br />

Jeff Joerres, Chairman, President & CEO <strong>of</strong> Manpower<br />

Inc., accepted the 2005 Baird Management Excellence<br />

Award at a luncheon program in Oc<strong>to</strong>ber. The award is<br />

presented annually <strong>to</strong> a company that has demonstrated superior<br />

per formance on behalf <strong>of</strong> its cus<strong>to</strong>mers, employees, shareholders,<br />

and the communities in which it operates. The annual event is<br />

co-sponsored by Robert W. Baird & Co. and <strong>UW</strong>M’s Executive<br />

MBA Alumni Association.<br />

Baird’s President & CEO Paul Purcell noted that under Joerres’<br />

leadership, Manpower — the world leader in the employment<br />

Faculty Kudos<br />

Wisconsin Distinguished Pr<strong>of</strong>essor and Tata Consultancy<br />

Services Pr<strong>of</strong>essor Hemant K. Jain has been<br />

reappointed <strong>to</strong> the board <strong>of</strong> Information Systems<br />

Research as an Associate Edi<strong>to</strong>r. Information Systems Research is a<br />

leading international journal <strong>of</strong> theory, research, and<br />

intellectual development, focused on information systems in<br />

organizations, institutions, the economy, and society. It is<br />

published by INFORMS, the Institute for Operations Research<br />

and the Management Sciences.<br />

Hans G. S<strong>to</strong>rr Pr<strong>of</strong>essor <strong>of</strong> International Finance Lilian Ng’s<br />

article in The Journal <strong>of</strong> Finance, “What Determines the Domestic<br />

Bias and Foreign Bias? Evidence from Mutual Fund Equity<br />

Allocations Worldwide,” (with Kalok Chan and Vicentiu Covrig)<br />

was nominated for a 2005 Smith Breeden Prize. Smith Breeden<br />

Prizes recognize the Journal’s <strong>to</strong>p papers in a given year in any<br />

area other than corporate fi nance. The list <strong>of</strong> nominated papers<br />

will appear in the annual Edi<strong>to</strong>r’s report, <strong>to</strong> be published in the<br />

August 2006 issue <strong>of</strong> the Journal.<br />

services industry — has expanded its geographical reach from<br />

60 <strong>to</strong> 72 countries, grown its revenues by more than $5 billion,<br />

doubled its s<strong>to</strong>ck price, and climbed the ranks <strong>of</strong> the Fortune 500<br />

— moving from 183 <strong>to</strong> 140.<br />

Manpower’s global network <strong>of</strong> 4,300 <strong>of</strong>fi ces in 72 countries and<br />

terri<strong>to</strong>ries meets the needs <strong>of</strong> 400,000 cus<strong>to</strong>mers per year.<br />

Founded in 1948, the company employs approximately 25,000<br />

full-time staff and two <strong>million</strong> temporary and contract employees<br />

worldwide. Forbes magazine named Manpower one <strong>of</strong> the “Best<br />

Managed Companies in America” for the third time in 2005.<br />

Hemant K. Jain Lilian Ng<br />

(Left <strong>to</strong> right) V. Kanti Prasad,<br />

Dean <strong>of</strong> the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business; Paul Purcell,<br />

President & CEO <strong>of</strong> Robert W.<br />

Baird & Co., Inc.; Jeff Joerres,<br />

Chairman, President & CEO <strong>of</strong><br />

Manpower Inc.; Carlos Santiago,<br />

Chancellor <strong>of</strong> the University<br />

<strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong>; and<br />

Margaret Hines, Past President<br />

<strong>of</strong> the Executive MBA Alumni<br />

Association.<br />

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Beta Gamma SIGMA<br />

Manpower’s Beck Addresses<br />

Business Honors Students<br />

Barbara J. Beck<br />

Barbara J. Beck was recognized as the <strong>UW</strong>M Chapter<br />

Honoree at the November induction ceremony <strong>of</strong><br />

Beta Gamma Sigma, the national business honor<br />

society. More than 120 people attended the event including<br />

inductees, their family members and friends, and <strong>Sheldon</strong> B.<br />

<strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business faculty and staff.<br />

Beck is the newly appointed Executive Vice President <strong>of</strong><br />

Manpower Inc.’s EMEA business unit, which includes Europe<br />

(excluding France), the Middle East, and Africa. She leads<br />

the $5 billion unit from the company’s London <strong>of</strong>fi ces.<br />

“Success is an interesting concept,” Beck <strong>to</strong>ld the honor<br />

society inductees. “I spent a lot <strong>of</strong> time early in my career<br />

observing people and how they achieved their success, and<br />

I’d like <strong>to</strong> share with you the common traits I’ve found.”<br />

14 OUTLOOK Spring 2006<br />

Bring energy and enthusiasm <strong>to</strong><br />

everything you do. “The most<br />

successful people I have worked for and<br />

with have always brought a high level <strong>of</strong><br />

passion <strong>to</strong> what they do,” said Beck. “It<br />

is a critical aspect <strong>of</strong> success.”<br />

Become a good public speaker. “In<br />

every aspect <strong>of</strong> your career, you will have<br />

many opportunities <strong>to</strong> motivate and<br />

infl uence people through your spoken<br />

word,” she shared. “Force yourself <strong>to</strong> get<br />

out there and practice this skill.”<br />

Make every single decision based<br />

on the best interests <strong>of</strong> your<br />

company. “Had this very simple<br />

philosophy been followed, we wouldn’t<br />

have had Enron, WorldCom, or Tyco,”<br />

Beck noted. “If you consistently s<strong>to</strong>p and<br />

ask yourself whether your decision is best<br />

for the company, you will be making wise<br />

decisions.”<br />

Be an advocate for your<br />

organization. “Demonstrating that you<br />

believe in your company and ‘selling’<br />

your organization at every opportunity<br />

will help get you where you want <strong>to</strong> go,”<br />

she pointed out.<br />

Say “yes” more <strong>of</strong>ten than you say “no.” “You’ll have<br />

so many opportunities in your careers <strong>to</strong> take on challenging,<br />

exciting, and intimidating tasks,” Beck stated. “When you say<br />

‘yes,’ your life begins <strong>to</strong> open up and become incredibly<br />

interesting and rewarding.”<br />

Barbara Beck joined Manpower in January 2002 as the<br />

Executive Vice President <strong>of</strong> U.S. and Canadian operations.<br />

The $3 billion North American business unit includes over<br />

1,100 fi eld <strong>of</strong>fi ces that employ over half a <strong>million</strong> temporary<br />

employees each year. Prior <strong>to</strong> joining Manpower, she was an<br />

area Vice President and General Manager <strong>of</strong> United States-<br />

West for Sprint, a $23 billion global communications company.<br />

Beck is a member <strong>of</strong> the <strong>UW</strong>M’s <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong><br />

Business Advisory Council. She was recently recognized as a<br />

Woman <strong>of</strong> Infl uence by the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Business Journal for<br />

her outstanding corporate executive leadership.<br />

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Thirty-fi ve students, one<br />

faculty member, and one staff<br />

member were inducted in<strong>to</strong><br />

Beta Gamma Sigma at the<br />

May ceremony:<br />


Atish Sinha<br />

Sarine Schmidt<br />

PHD<br />

Cheng-Heui Michael Chiao<br />


Mark Anderson<br />

Melissa Bandell<br />

Daniel Buckman<br />

Matthew Freeman<br />

David R. Hagemeier<br />

Jacqueline Hyde<br />

Barbara Jaeger<br />

Andrew Jesse<br />

Zheng Li<br />

Patrick Mancoske<br />

Josephine Stahl<br />

Suzanne Trott<br />


Michael Fohr<br />

Tyler R. Guell<br />

Amelia Klebenow<br />

Benjamin Klink<br />

Bethany Larson<br />

Travis Lohse<br />

Kevin Mohoney<br />

Michael Monfeli<br />

Patricia Plutschack<br />

Amy Roecker<br />

Stephanie Schams<br />

MBA Student Advances <strong>to</strong> International<br />

Business Plan Competition Semi-Finals<br />

student Jamin Miles competed as a semi- fi nalist in the<br />

MBA University <strong>of</strong> San Francisco’s 2006 International Business<br />

Plan Competition. He traveled <strong>to</strong> San Francisco in March <strong>to</strong> present his<br />

plan before a group <strong>of</strong> judges from venture capital fi rms and Silicon Valley<br />

companies. Miles was honored with the competition’s Micros<strong>of</strong>t Technology<br />

Pioneer Award for the business proposal that “best demonstrated development<br />

in new information technology arenas that connect individuals and enhance<br />

their ability <strong>to</strong> succeed.”<br />

Miles proposed a company that would provide affordable and reliable<br />

business s<strong>of</strong>tware applications <strong>to</strong> small and medium sized organizations via<br />

the Internet. “Clients would need only a PC, an internet connection, and a<br />

web browser,” said Miles.<br />

Currently working as an Inside Partner Account Manager with S<strong>of</strong>tware<br />

ONE, Miles looks forward <strong>to</strong> the opportunities and challenges <strong>of</strong> owning his<br />

own IT business one day.<br />

“I think starting your own business is a great opportunity <strong>to</strong> make your mark<br />

on the business world,” said Miles. “There’s a level <strong>of</strong> excitement that you<br />

don’t get with a regular job — you’re really putting yourself out there <strong>to</strong> be<br />

judged as a business leader.”<br />

A <strong>Milwaukee</strong> native, Miles is set <strong>to</strong> graduate from the MBA program in<br />

August with a concentration in information technology management.<br />

This is Miles’ second consecutive year with success in national business<br />

student competitions. Last year, Miles and a team <strong>of</strong> three other MBA<br />

students placed ninth in the Thunderbird Social Responsibility and Ethics<br />

Challenge.<br />

Jamin Miles<br />


Stephanie Alexander<br />

Samantha Anderegg<br />

Jenny L. Burke<br />

Ryan Fischer<br />

Collette Ladell<br />

Michael Nakielski<br />

Laura Ring<br />

Jenna Schneider<br />

Richard Verthein<br />

Christian Wilhelm<br />

Karl Winderl<br />

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Scholarships for 2005-06<br />

The following business students were awarded scholarships for the 2005-06 academic year. The <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business congratulates these individuals for their talent and hard work!<br />



Eric Mangold, $2,000<br />

Daniel Neumann, $2000<br />



Amy Roecker, Semester Tuition<br />


Luiggi Perez-So<strong>to</strong>, $5,000<br />


Scott Brantner, $4,000<br />

Nicholas Buzzell, $4,000<br />

Rachel Davis, $4,000<br />

Karen Fruit, $4,000<br />

Sarah Heth, $4,000<br />

Melissa Katzer, $4,000<br />

Bradley Moran, $4,000<br />

Sara Olson, $4,000<br />

Galina Pashkevich, $4,000<br />

Lucas Petzold, $4,000<br />

Matthew Pirkle, $4,000<br />

Katherine Rado, $4,000<br />

James Rennes III, $4,000<br />

Joyce Rotzenberg, $4,000<br />

Nancy Stan<strong>to</strong>n, $4,000<br />

Charles Sweet, $4,000<br />

Scott Van Asten, $4,000<br />



John D. Francetic, $2,500<br />



Aaron Verbeten, $3,000<br />



Laura Ring, $5,000<br />




Kyle Balcerzak, Semester tuition<br />




Valerie Karoxes, $5,000<br />

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Navalle Childs, $2,500<br />



Kelli Johnson, $1,000<br />

Ryan Kruchten, <strong>$10</strong>00<br />

Stacy Segundo, $1,000<br />



Erin DuPuis, $2,000<br />


Chue Neng Lee, $5,000<br />



Samantha Anderegg, $1,000<br />



Crystal Banse, $500<br />



William McCarthy, $2,500<br />



Leah Rene Kuehn, $2,500<br />



Jonathon Henshue, $1,000<br />

Heidi Laven, $4,000<br />

Jie Yang, $1,000<br />




Patricia Plutschack, $7,000<br />

Katherine Rado, $7,000<br />

Amy Roecker, $7,000<br />

Allison Buchholtz, $3,500<br />

Jason Will, $3,500<br />



Cory Bultinck, $2,500<br />

Rachelle Guell, $2,500<br />

Kari Prigge, $2,500<br />

Kevin Weil, $2,500<br />

Jason Will, $2,500<br />




Tran Hanh, $2,500<br />

James Hall, $2,500<br />

Kawauna Holloway, $2,500<br />

Din Liu, $2,500<br />

Jerry Luangsaeng, $2,500<br />

Zacchary Orr, $2,500<br />

Elicia Scaife, $2,500<br />

Levi Sosa, $2,500<br />

G. Thao, $2,500<br />

Chue Vang, $2,500<br />



Kyle Kirschling, $5,000<br />



Brian Pederson, $2,500<br />

Collette Ladell, $2,500<br />



Krystle Anderson, $2,500<br />



Daniel Armstrong, $1,000<br />




Akosua Seerwa Abora, $3,000<br />

Veronika Johnson, $3,000<br />



Holly Coehoorn, $7,000<br />

Sara Flom, $7,000<br />

Kara Rainey, $7,000<br />

Scott Schnuckel, $7,000<br />

Gina S<strong>to</strong>rey, $7,000<br />



Nicholas Krzynski, $5,000<br />

Troy McGlone, $5,000

Lauren Serfozo, $5,000<br />

Phillip Sklar, $5,000<br />

Karl Winderl, $5,000<br />




Kari Jo Prigge, $6,250<br />

Kimberly Rhodee, $6,250<br />



John Suhar, $2,000<br />



Jonathon Henshue, $1,000<br />



Olariyike Ayanwale, $2,500<br />


Ameerah Abdullah, $5,000<br />

Laura Oviedo, $5,000<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M GRADUATE TAX<br />

SCHOLARSHIPS AND <strong>UW</strong>M TAX<br />


Nathan Aspenson, $3,000<br />

Michael Handal, $3,000<br />

Melissa Katzer, $3,000<br />

Chun Liu, $3,000<br />

Austin Moore, $3,000<br />

Cassandra S<strong>to</strong>ffel, $3,000<br />



Shawn Rupnick, $2,000<br />



Cherie Julius, $2,000<br />

Daniel LaNuez, $2,000<br />

New Business Scholars<br />

Program Offers Added<br />

Challenge <strong>to</strong> Top Students<br />

’s <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>UW</strong>M <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business is<br />

recruiting high-achieving high school<br />

students for its new Business Scholars<br />

program, set <strong>to</strong> begin this fall.<br />

“This is a tremendous opportunity for<br />

business students <strong>to</strong> excel and <strong>to</strong> set<br />

themselves apart academically,” said<br />

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs<br />

Janice S. Miller.<br />

The <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> designed the program<br />

<strong>to</strong> provide <strong>to</strong>p students with additional<br />

academic enrichment and challenge. The<br />

advanced courses in the Scholars program<br />

emphasize research and critical thinking<br />

and provide students with an applied<br />

approach <strong>to</strong> business issues.<br />

Janice S. Miller<br />

Business Scholars will also enjoy smaller class sizes, limited <strong>to</strong> 30 students. Miller<br />

said that the smaller group setting will help forge relationships and foster teamwork<br />

and discussion among students and business faculty.<br />

In addition, the Business Scholars program provides students with the opportunity<br />

<strong>to</strong> interact with distinguished business leaders who are featured in the <strong>School</strong>’s<br />

Great Journeys series or other speaker events.<br />

“This fi rst-hand exposure <strong>to</strong> the expertise and life experiences <strong>of</strong> successful<br />

executives provides students with perspective, and helps <strong>to</strong> round out their academic<br />

experience,” according <strong>to</strong> Miller.<br />

Students are eligible <strong>to</strong> enter the program in their sophomore year. Upon<br />

successfully completing 21 Business Scholars credits as part <strong>of</strong> their course <strong>of</strong> study,<br />

students will receive the “Business Scholars” designation on their <strong>UW</strong>M transcript.<br />

“We want <strong>to</strong> develop the leadership potential <strong>of</strong> our business students so that they<br />

can excel and pursue their dreams,” said Miller. “This program gives students a<br />

‘leg up’ on their competition as they enter the business world by providing them<br />

with challenge, rigor, and experience they can take in<strong>to</strong> the marketplace.”<br />

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Alumni NEWS<br />

WALKER YOUNG (BBA-Management ’77) has been elected<br />

<strong>to</strong> the Executive Committee <strong>of</strong> the Greater Brookfi eld<br />

Chamber <strong>of</strong> Commerce Board <strong>of</strong> Direc<strong>to</strong>rs. He is a Sales<br />

Manager with <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Electric Tool Corporation.<br />

ALLAN KOLTIN (BBA-Accounting and Marketing ’80) has<br />

been selected for the sixth straight year as one <strong>of</strong> Accounting<br />

Today’s “100 Most Infl uential” in the accounting pr<strong>of</strong>ession.<br />

Koltin is President & CEO <strong>of</strong> PDI Global, Inc. in Chicago.<br />

PDI is a management and marketing consulting fi rm that<br />

specializes in working with pr<strong>of</strong>essional and fi nancial services<br />

fi rms worldwide <strong>to</strong> address growth, practice management, and<br />

pr<strong>of</strong>i tability issues.<br />


(BBA-Marketing ’82; MS-Tax ’91) has<br />

published her fi rst novel Hesed (Cavalier<br />

Press LLC). She also works for the<br />

Wisconsin Department <strong>of</strong> Revenue as<br />

an Information Technology Portfolio<br />

Manager.<br />

ROBERT TROYER (BBA-Production/Operations<br />

Management ’83) has been named Vice President <strong>of</strong> Grede<br />

Foundries Inc.<br />


’84) has joined the executive team at<br />

Goodwill Industries <strong>of</strong> Southeastern<br />

Wisconsin. Girard will serve as the new<br />

Vice President <strong>of</strong> Development, where<br />

she will be responsible for managing<br />

and growing a comprehensive fundraising<br />

program for the organization.<br />

Goodwill provides work opportunities<br />

and skill development for people with<br />

barriers <strong>to</strong> employment.<br />

JEFFERY SEONBUCHNER (BBA-MIS ’85) has joined<br />

Assurant Health as a Project Manager.<br />

RENE SCHAEFER (Neitman, Schaefer-Graf) (BBA-<br />

Accounting ’86; MS-Taxation ’93) has been appointed <strong>to</strong> a<br />

national tax committee <strong>of</strong> the AICPA. She is a Principal with<br />

Suby, Von Hade & Associates, SC.<br />

GEOFFREY HURTADO (MBA ’88) has been named Senior<br />

Vice President <strong>of</strong> Irgens Development Partners.<br />

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MIKE MOLEPSKE (MBA’88) has been promoted <strong>to</strong> Regional<br />

President at First National Bank.<br />

MIKE POLSON (BBA-MIS ’88) has been named Lead<br />

Program Manager at Micros<strong>of</strong>t Corporation in Seattle,<br />

Washing<strong>to</strong>n. Polson is leading a team that is developing<br />

features and services for the upcoming Windows Vista.<br />

WENDY WILSON (BBA-Finance ’88) recently has been hired<br />

as Leader <strong>of</strong> the Inves<strong>to</strong>r Relations and Corporate Communications<br />

Department at Modine Manufacturing in Racine.<br />

WILLIAM KADRICH (BBA-Finance ’89) has been appointed<br />

Vice President <strong>of</strong> Irwin Union Bank and Trust.<br />

DARYL OHLAND (BBA-Accounting<br />

’89; MS-Taxation ’93) recently joined the<br />

staff <strong>of</strong> Wipfl i, LLP, a CPA and consulting<br />

fi rm with <strong>of</strong>fi ces in Wisconsin and<br />

Minnesota. In his role as Senior<br />

Manager with the fi rm’s tax practice,<br />

Ohland will provide state and local tax<br />

consulting <strong>to</strong> clients and other middlemarket<br />

companies both locally and<br />

nationally. He is based at the fi rm’s Fox<br />

Cities <strong>of</strong>fi ce.<br />

DAVID AUGUSTINIAK (BBA-Accounting ’92) was recently<br />

promoted <strong>to</strong> Internal Audit Direc<strong>to</strong>r with Chan Healthcare<br />

Audi<strong>to</strong>rs. Chan provides internal audit services <strong>to</strong> Whea<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Franciscan Services, Inc., the sponsor organization for<br />

Covenant Healthcare in <strong>Milwaukee</strong> and All Saints Healthcare<br />

in Racine. Augustiniak is also responsible for facilities in the<br />

Fox River Valley, Central Iowa, and Whea<strong>to</strong>n, Illinois.<br />

TAMMY STAR (BBA-Accounting ’92) was recently hired as a<br />

Managing Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> Medical Billing at Kolb & Co.<br />

JUANITA BANKS (BBA-Accounting ’93) received the<br />

position as Associate Direc<strong>to</strong>r at Protiviti Inc.<br />

ROBERT MUTEN (MS-Management ’96) has been hired as a<br />

Shareholder at Reinhart Boerner van Deuren.<br />

DAVE NORWOOD (BBA-MIS ’96) has<br />

founded Trusted Network Solutions in<br />

Salt Lake City, Utah, and serves as the<br />

company’s President. Trusted Network<br />

Solutions is a leading Value Added<br />

Reseller providing secure network<br />

systems and solutions <strong>to</strong> the SMB and<br />

enterprise markets.

TRACI FRASE (BBA-Finance ’97) has been promoted <strong>to</strong><br />

Controller at Port Washing<strong>to</strong>n State Bank.<br />

SUSAN BISHOP (MBA ’99) has been appointed Associate<br />

Direc<strong>to</strong>r at Cramer-Krasselt.<br />

NANNETTE WELLSTEIN (MS-Management ’99) has been<br />

promoted <strong>to</strong> Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> Human Resources at Alverno College<br />

in <strong>Milwaukee</strong>.<br />

LUNGISA MSIKINYA (Executive MBA ’01) has joined<br />

Strategem Inc. as a Mainframe Consultant.<br />

DAVID DIAMOND (BBA-Finance ’01) has been promoted<br />

<strong>to</strong> Independent Bond Trader at the Chicago Board <strong>of</strong> Trade.<br />

Diamond works for SMW Trading Company in Chicago.<br />

SCOTT SMITH (MS-Management ’02) has been promoted <strong>to</strong><br />

Chair <strong>of</strong> General Studies at ITT Technical Institute in<br />

Greenfi eld.<br />

ERIN EVERHART (BBA-Marketing<br />

’04) is a Signature Account Specialist<br />

with Honeywell in the Twin Cities. She<br />

is applying her business and French<br />

language skills with a cus<strong>to</strong>mer that is<br />

located in the U.S., Canada, France,<br />

and the United Kingdom.<br />

CRAIG GAGNON (BBA-MIS ’04) has<br />

been named Vice President <strong>of</strong> Meyer & Wallis.<br />


SEAN RUTTER (BBA-Accounting<br />

’90; MS-Taxation ’95) is a Partner<br />

and International Tax Leader with<br />

Ernst & Young LLP. Rutter played<br />

a key role in growing the <strong>of</strong>fi ce’s<br />

international tax practice from one<br />

accountant six years ago <strong>to</strong> 10<br />

<strong>to</strong>day, according <strong>to</strong> Keith Burns,<br />

Offi ce Managing Partner in Ernst<br />

& Young’s <strong>Milwaukee</strong> <strong>of</strong>fi ce. He has used some <strong>of</strong> his<br />

vacation time in recent years <strong>to</strong> lead groups from his<br />

church <strong>to</strong> Honduras <strong>to</strong> build churches, wells, and medical<br />

facilities, and also donates a weekend every other month<br />

<strong>to</strong> serving meals at the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Rescue Mission.<br />

EDWARD FITZPATRICK (MBA ’04) was named Vice<br />

President at M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank.<br />

TARA UYHELY (BBA-Accounting ’04, MS-Pr<strong>of</strong>essional<br />

Accounting ’05) was recently appointed Staff Accountant for<br />

Suby Von Haden & Associates.<br />

CARRIE GRUBANOWITCH (Executive MBA ’05) was hired<br />

as a Consulting Manager for Virchow Krause & Co.<br />

CHAD KENNY (BBA-Marketing ’05) has recently been hired<br />

as Associate Account Executive for Boelter & Lincoln.<br />

JENNIFER LAUGHLIN (Executive MBA ’05) has assumed<br />

the position <strong>of</strong> Vice President and Chief Information Offi cer<br />

for Water<strong>to</strong>wn Area Health Services. She will be responsible<br />

for information systems, medical staff services, marketing,<br />

business development, community relations, and medical<br />

records.<br />

In Memoriam<br />

ELSA COHEN (Executive MBA ’98) passed away in<br />

December after a brief illness. A pathologist and teacher with<br />

the Medical College <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin from 1971 <strong>to</strong> 1999, Dr.<br />

Cohen was elected as President <strong>of</strong> MCW’s faculty assembly, as<br />

well as <strong>to</strong> its Society <strong>of</strong> Teaching Scholars. A woman <strong>of</strong> many<br />

talents, Dr. Cohen attended art classes after earning her<br />

EMBA, and particularly enjoyed watercolor. She is survived by<br />

her husband, Dr. Roger Cohen, family, and many friends.<br />

Two <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business alumni were recognized in the Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 listing earlier this year:<br />


(Executive MBA ’02) is the<br />

Direc<strong>to</strong>r <strong>of</strong> Corporate Planning for<br />

Goodwill Industries <strong>of</strong> Southeastern<br />

Wisconsin, Inc. Goodwill<br />

annually helps over 11,000 people<br />

with barriers <strong>to</strong> employment fi nd<br />

meaningful work. With a background<br />

in anthropology, McNally<br />

spent time in the 1990s conducting fi eld work in New<br />

Mexico related <strong>to</strong> the earliest known North Americans.<br />

Although she has been fascinated by two very different<br />

career paths, McNally summed up the rewards <strong>of</strong> her job<br />

with Goodwill for the Business Journal: “We’re changing<br />

people’s lives, and we’re doing it in real time.”<br />

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Message from the Development Direc<strong>to</strong>r<br />

Kathleen Dooley<br />

As the Development Direc<strong>to</strong>r for<br />

the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong><br />

Business, I am delighted <strong>to</strong> be a part<br />

<strong>of</strong> such a signifi cant time in the<br />

University <strong>of</strong> Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong>’s<br />

his<strong>to</strong>ry. Earlier in this magazine, you<br />

saw the exciting news <strong>of</strong> <strong>Sheldon</strong><br />

<strong>Lubar</strong>’s <strong>$10</strong> <strong>million</strong> gift <strong>to</strong> the <strong>School</strong><br />

Honor Roll <strong>of</strong> Donors<br />

The <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business is grateful <strong>to</strong> the following alumni, friends, corporations, and foundations for their generous<br />

gifts and payments received by the <strong>UW</strong>M Foundation from July 1, 2005 <strong>to</strong> December 31, 2005.<br />

Accounting Programs and Scholarships<br />

Mr. Corey A. Alman<br />

Mr. Jac R. Amerell<br />

Mr. Paul A. Baniel<br />

Mrs. Debra J. Bar<strong>to</strong>lone<br />

Mr. Michael J. Berns, CPA<br />

Mr. Michael M. Berzowski<br />

Ms. Lynne M. Bethke<br />

Ms. Susanne Bienaman<br />

Mr. Stephen F. Borkowski<br />

Mr. Steven J. Brandhagen<br />

Mr. J. Per Brodin<br />

Mr. Michael A. Broihahn<br />

Mr. Gregory D. Calvin, Jr<br />

Mr. Joseph G. Cappozzo<br />

Mr. Peter P. Caputa<br />

Mr. Tindaro Capu<strong>to</strong><br />

Mr. Norbert A. Carollo<br />

Mr. Andrew J. Cave<br />

Mr. Bruce T. Champion<br />

20 OUTLOOK Spring 2006<br />

Mr. Jeffrey M. Chase<br />

Dr. Rita Hartung Cheng<br />

Mrs. Kathleen D. Cullen<br />

Ms. Kathy A. Czerniejewski<br />

Mr. Allan R. De Villers<br />

Mr. Earl R. Delaet<br />

Deloitte & Touche LLP<br />

Deloitte Foundation<br />

Ms. Barbara J. Demmer<br />

Mr. Daniel S. Depies<br />

Ms. Kristine A. Dirkse<br />

Mr. Charles J. Du Pont<br />

Ms. Joan M. Dunne<br />

Mr. James W. Duquaine<br />

Mr. John M. Egan<br />

Mrs. Danette M. Eibl<br />

Mr. John Ething<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Mr. Paul H. Ewig<br />

Mr. Bertren D. Figi<br />

<strong>of</strong> Business. This is <strong>UW</strong>M’s largest<br />

gift ever, and will help propel the<br />

<strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>to</strong> the next level.<br />

We are also in the midst <strong>of</strong> an<br />

unprecedented <strong>$10</strong>0 <strong>million</strong><br />

comprehensive campaign that will<br />

transform the University’s research<br />

enterprise and expand our ability <strong>to</strong><br />

<strong>of</strong>fer an education <strong>of</strong> the highest<br />

quality <strong>to</strong> promising students <strong>of</strong> all<br />

backgrounds and means. We are<br />

over halfway <strong>to</strong> reaching our goal,<br />

and are confi dent that by the<br />

campaign’s completion we will<br />

reach our target with exceptional<br />

alumni and community participation.<br />

You, <strong>to</strong>o, can make a difference <strong>to</strong><br />

<strong>UW</strong>M’s <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong> <strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong><br />

Business by participating in this<br />

his<strong>to</strong>rical campaign! Whether your<br />

gift is large or small, your contribution<br />

shows your dedication and<br />

commitment <strong>to</strong> a quality business<br />

Ms. Cynthia K. Friauf<br />

Ms. Michele D. Fritz<br />

Mr. Michael D. Fuss<br />

Ms. Cynthia J. Glazewski<br />

Mr. Patrick J. Goggin<br />

Mr. John V. Goodger<br />

Mr. Martin J. Gregorcich and<br />

Ms. Maureen J. Mueller<br />

Mrs. Margot A. Griesbach<br />

Robert A. Grumbeck Family<br />

Trust<br />

Mr. James C. Gutknecht<br />

Mr. Karl David Gyorfy<br />

Mr. Kevin M. Hablewitz<br />

Mr. David J. Hamernik<br />

Harley-Davidson Foundation, Inc.<br />

Ms. Karen M. Hines<br />

Ms. Katherine A. Hoeller<br />

Ms. Barbara Jean H<strong>of</strong>stetter<br />

education. With your help, we will<br />

continue providing excellence in<br />

education as a metropolitan business<br />

school <strong>of</strong> national distinction,<br />

recognized for high quality teaching<br />

and research.<br />

There are many options available for<br />

fi nancial support <strong>to</strong> the <strong>School</strong>,<br />

including both long- and short-term<br />

alternatives. For an immediate<br />

benefi t <strong>to</strong> the <strong>School</strong>, you may make<br />

an outright gift <strong>of</strong> cash or appreciated<br />

securities <strong>to</strong> the Enhancing Academic<br />

Excellence Fund. For the long-term,<br />

you might consider deferring a gift<br />

until after your lifetime through a<br />

bequest in your will or creating a trust<br />

or gift annuity.<br />

Thank you for your support and<br />

commitment <strong>to</strong> the <strong>Sheldon</strong> B. <strong>Lubar</strong><br />

<strong>School</strong> <strong>of</strong> Business at the University <strong>of</strong><br />

Wisconsin–<strong>Milwaukee</strong>!<br />

Ms. Patricia A. Hollman<br />

Mrs. Susan M. Hui<br />

Mr. Randall J. Iding<br />

Mr. Michael P. Igna<strong>to</strong>wski<br />

Mrs. Kathryn J. Irmiger<br />

Mr. Steven E. Ivalis<br />

Mr. David J. Jablonowski<br />

Mr. Lawrence G. Janczak<br />

Mr. Jeffrey S. Johns<br />

Mr. Ellis D. Jordan<br />

Mr. Richard J. Jorgensen<br />

Ms. Mary Ellen Jucha<br />

Mr. Brian R. Kaminski<br />

K-2 Micro Systems, Inc.<br />

Dr. and Mrs. Paul D. Kimmel<br />

Mrs. Kelly L Kirtley<br />

Mr. Phillip J. Kleiber<br />

Mr. Mark D. Klusmann<br />

Mr. Todd J. Koeppel<br />

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Accounting Programs and<br />

Scholarships (continued)<br />

Ms. Peggy Jane Kova<strong>to</strong>vich<br />

Mr. John M. Krueger<br />

Mr. Jay H. Kurtzweil<br />

Mrs. Laura J. Lange Lehmann<br />

Ms. Colleen M. Lashway<br />

Mr. Frederick L. Licau<br />

Ms. Cynthia M. Lilley<br />

Ms. Karen P. Loth<br />

Mr. John P. Lundsten<br />

Lynde and Harry Bradley<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. Mark A. MacDonald<br />

Ms. Sharon A. Maierle<br />

Mr. Jeffrey L. Majinski<br />

Mr. Michael A. Martinelli<br />

Mrs. Ann Mawhinney<br />

Ms. Kathleen A. McCann<br />

Mr. David B. McChain<br />

Ms. Diane L. McDonald<br />

Mr. Peter McKane<br />

Mr. Alan R. Meier<br />

Mr. Daniel J. Melstrand<br />

Mr. Scott E. Metzinger<br />

Mr. Martin W. Meyer<br />

Mr. Steven J. Moglowsky<br />

Mr. Brendan P. Moran<br />

Mrs. Margaret M. Morgan<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald J. Moriarity<br />

Mr. Arnold Mullen<br />

Mr. Edward E. Nachtsheim<br />

Mr. David E. Nadolski<br />

Mr. David E. Nagy<br />

Ms. Erika L. Naumann<br />

Mr. Joel G. Nettesheim<br />

Mr. Craig Paul Neuens<br />

Mr. Alan H. Noennig<br />

Northwestern Mutual<br />

Foundation<br />

Mr. Thomas M. Obrien<br />

Ms. Mary O’Halloran<br />

Mr. John W. Oleniczak<br />

Mr. William C. O’Loughlin<br />

Ms. Rosalie G. O’Meara<br />

Mr. Erik S. Owen<br />

Ms. Lily Pao<br />

Fr. Michael Theodore Parks, Ktj<br />

Mr. Gerard L. Pfannenstiel<br />

Mr. Jade H. Phillips<br />

Mr. Frank J. Poja<br />

Mr. Charles R. Pres<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Quad Graphics, Inc.<br />

Mr. Michael I. Quist<br />

Mr. Thomas G. Rademacher<br />

Mr. Ralph R. Redlin<br />

Mr. Chris<strong>to</strong>pher G. Riegg<br />

Mr. John N. Rohatsch<br />

Mrs. Marianne R. Roider<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy G. Rol<strong>of</strong>f<br />

Ms. Barbara A. Romnek<br />

Ms. Melody A. Rutenbeck<br />

Mr. Robert J. Ruttgers<br />

Mr. Scott M. Sattler<br />

SC Johnson Fund<br />

Mr. Charles P. Schicker<br />

Mrs. Jeanine D. Schoen<br />

Mr. Kenneth T. Schroeder<br />

Mr. John E. Schuett<br />

Ms. Marilyn J. Schultz<br />

Ms. Maureen A. Simons<br />

Sitzberger, Widmann &<br />

Company, S.C.<br />

Mrs. Mary M. Smith<br />

Mrs. Pamela J. Spenner<br />

Mr. Kurt J. Stachnik<br />

Mr. Michael E. Stahr<br />

Ms. Nicole S. Steffen<br />

Mr. Chad M. Steinbrecher<br />

Mr. Jeffrey A. S<strong>to</strong>rmoen<br />

Mr. Todd D. Stucky<br />

Ms. Mary P. Sylvester<br />

Mrs. Barbara A. Tallmadge<br />

Ms. Christine A. Taylor<br />

Mr. Thomas P. Taylor<br />

The May Department S<strong>to</strong>res<br />

Company<br />

Mr. Scott B. Tracy<br />

Mr. Harold J. Van Groll, Jr.<br />

Vanguard Charitable Endowment<br />

Program<br />

Mrs. Karen V. Visgar<br />

Mr. Mark T. Waldoch<br />

Mrs. Karen L. Walrath<br />

Ms. Sherry L. Ward<br />

Mr. Walter L. Weber<br />

Ms. Mildred B. Wheeler<br />

Mr. Jason R. Will<br />

Mr. Kenneth H. Williams<br />

Mr. Mark R. Williams<br />

Mrs. Linda Pirk Wilson<br />

Mr. Frank C. Windt<br />

Mr. William J. Winter<br />

Mr. John F. Wittkowske<br />

Mr. Jeffery M. Wiza<br />

Mrs. Melody S. Wolske<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Woppert<br />

Mr. James W. Wright<br />

Ms. Rebecca L. Yakes<br />

Mr. Mike E. Yanke<br />

Mr. Chris<strong>to</strong>pher M. Yesbeck<br />

Mr. John W. Zilavy<br />

Center for Technology Innovation/<br />

Management Information Systems<br />

Dr. William Dave Haseman<br />

Mr. Bruce R. Maas<br />

Micros<strong>of</strong>t Corporation<br />

SAP America, Inc.<br />

Entrepreneur Internship Program<br />

Panatrack Inc.<br />

techworks, LLC<br />

Webbeams<br />

Executive MBA Excellence Fund<br />

American Transmission<br />

Company LLC<br />

Brady Corporation<br />

Ms. Norine C. Carlson-Weber<br />

Mr. Eric A. Delzer<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Dyer<br />

Mr. James W. Ehrenstrom<br />

Dr. and Mrs. Arlyn C. Fredrick<br />

James & Yvonne Ziemer<br />

Foundation<br />

Joseph P. & Ann Wenzler Family<br />

Foundation<br />

Mr. Allan J. Klotsche, Jr.<br />

Helen Bader Institute for<br />

Non-Pr<strong>of</strong>i t Management<br />

Greater <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Foundation, Inc.<br />

Named Pr<strong>of</strong>essorships<br />

Hans G. S<strong>to</strong>rr Family Foundation<br />

Dr. Michael J. Kryda<br />

Mr. Ge<strong>of</strong>frey R. Nauth<br />

Northwestern Mutual<br />

Foundation<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Rupp<br />

Ms. Marilyn Fox Rutherford<br />

Mr. Conrad L. Sobczak<br />

Mrs. Lorna J. Sorenson<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Tenges<br />

Verlo Mattress Fac<strong>to</strong>ry S<strong>to</strong>res<br />

<strong>of</strong> <strong>Milwaukee</strong><br />

Wisconsin Energy Corporation<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

International Business Program<br />

A.O. Smith Foundation, Inc.<br />

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Scholarships<br />

Alpha Kappa Psi<br />

BDO Seidman<br />

Mr. Paolo Bencivenni<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Mark E. Brickman<br />

Ms. Patricia Caspary<br />

Mr. Alexander C. Chou<br />

Dr. Clarence P. Chou<br />

Mrs. Clarice H. Chou<br />

Ms. Elizabeth Chou<br />

Ms. Vicki J. Chou<br />

Mr. and Ms. James Clark<br />

Mr. Troy A. Dennh<strong>of</strong><br />

Mr. and Ms. Gregory Dunn<br />

Mr. and Ms. Chris<strong>to</strong>pher Fox<br />

Greater <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Foundation,<br />

Inc.<br />

Ms. Carrie Grubanowitch<br />

22 OUTLOOK Spring 2006<br />

Mr. Robert J. Hall<br />

Mr. and Ms. Joseph Hipp<br />

Mr. and Ms. Joseph T. H<strong>of</strong>fman<br />

Dr. C. George Hsi<br />

Mr. and Mrs. John T. Jacobus<br />

John T. and Suzanne S. Jacobus<br />

Family Foundation, Inc.<br />

Richard G. Jacobus Family<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

Ms. Heidi C. Janzen<br />

Jewish Community Foundation<br />

<strong>of</strong> the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Jewish<br />

Federation<br />

Ms. Paula L. Kebbekus<br />

Mr. and Mrs. William W. Kowalski<br />

Ms. Cindy A. Krohn and<br />

Mr. Robert J. Swiderski<br />

Unrestricted Funds Mr. Mark C. Bogan<br />

Mr. Terrance E. Adams<br />

Adept Leathers & Footwear<br />

Accessories, Inc.<br />

Mrs. Ann L. Akin<br />

Mr. Mark S. Ambrosius<br />

American Express Financial<br />

Advisors Inc.<br />

Mrs. Melodi M. Andersen<br />

Mrs. Robin K. Anderson<br />

Mr. Pietro G. Argondizzo<br />

Mr. Robert H. Armstrong<br />

Ms. Linda D. Artmann<br />

Ms. Hilary L. Aspenleiter<br />

Attmore Group, LLC<br />

Mrs. Marcia D. Attmore<br />

Mr. Jeffrey S. Bachmann<br />

Ms. Caroline M. Bachun<br />

Ms. Jenny L. Badreddine<br />

Mr. Mark W. Baivier<br />

Mr. Eric T. Baker<br />

Mr. Robert J. Bal<br />

Mr. Michael Balcerowski<br />

Mr. Richard T. Balge<br />

Ms. Barbara J. Bambic<br />

Bandag, Incorporated<br />

Mr. Thomas S. Barina<br />

Mr. Mark A. Barnes<br />

Mr. David A. Barras<br />

BEA Systems<br />

Mr. Brion B. Beauchene<br />

Ms. Karen L. Beckmann<br />

Mr. Todd A. Behm<br />

Mrs. Alison M. Bell<br />

Mr. Gregory G. Berg<br />

Ms. Michele C. Berg<br />

Mr. Richard C. Bergmann<br />

Ms. Kristine K. Best<br />

Mrs. Janet M. Bieschke<br />

Mr. Randolph P. Binner<br />

Mrs. Donna M. Blatecky<br />

Mr. Steven W. Blatter<br />

Mr. Marc J. Blazich<br />

Mr. Glen A. Boedecker<br />

Mr. Richard E. Boenisch<br />

Mr. Bill Branta<br />

Mr. Douglas A. Braun<br />

Ms. Susan D. Braun<br />

Mr. William H. Braun<br />

Mr. Michael J. Brechtl<br />

Ms. Nancy A. Brickner<br />

Briggs & Strat<strong>to</strong>n Corp.<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. Theodore P. Briski, Jr.<br />

Mr. Donn R. Broich<br />

Mr. Charles E. Broihier<br />

Mr. Peter A. Bronek<br />

Mr. Robert L. Brooks<br />

Mr. Richard R. Brown<br />

Mr. Kenneth R. Bruckbauer<br />

Mrs. Patricia M. Bubacy<br />

Mr. Russell Derek Burghardt<br />

Mr. Noel L. Butzke<br />

Ms. Kathleen Marie Byrnes<br />

Mr. Kris Allen Bzdawka<br />

Ms. Claire A. Caldini<br />

Mr. Glenn T. Campbell<br />

Mr. Stuart Campbell<br />

Mr. Terry J. Cappozzo<br />

Mr. Patrick B. Carey<br />

Ms. Cindy L. Ceschi-Kraus<br />

Mr. Jeffrey M. Chase<br />

Ms. Kimberly S. Chase-Hubbard<br />

Chirch Global, LLC<br />

Mr. Brien Paul Chris<strong>to</strong>pherson<br />

Mr. Peter D. Chros<strong>to</strong>wski<br />

Mr. Michael Chybowski<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Clark<br />

Mr. Roger A. Clauer<br />

Mr. Kevin David Clement<br />

Coca-Cola Company Matching<br />

Gift Program<br />

Mr. Michael David Col<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Mr. John M. Connelly<br />

Mr. John W. Constant<br />

Mr. Jeffrey R. Cooke<br />

Ms. Rachelle Costas<br />

Mr. Kurt R. Cottier<br />

<strong>Lubar</strong> Family Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. and Ms. Paul Mand<br />

Mr. Kevin W. McCray<br />

Mr. and Mrs. David G.<br />

McKendry<br />

Mr. and Ms. Joe Miller<br />

J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation<br />

Mr. and Ms. Kirk Nick<br />

Mr. and Ms. Ali R. Nilchian<br />

Northwestern Mutual<br />

Foundation<br />

Dr. V. Kanti Prasad<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce W. Ramme<br />

Rath Foundation, Inc.<br />

Rockwell Au<strong>to</strong>mation<br />

Charitable Corporation<br />

Mr. John W. Rownd<br />

Mrs. Kristin C. Coulthurst<br />

Mr. James F. Crawford<br />

Mr. Brad J. Crossman<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Cullen<br />

Mr. Curt S. Culver<br />

Mr. Matthew D. Curley<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Czisny<br />

Mr. Gary M. Dahms<br />

Mr. Philip C. Dallman<br />

Mr. George D. Dal<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Mr. Lee A. Dayne<br />

Mr. Robert W. De Groot, Jr.<br />

Mr. Jerry C. DeArmond, II<br />

Mrs. Maralea A. DeDecker<br />

Mr. Marc Eliot DeVillers<br />

Mr. David S. Dickelman<br />

Ms. Renny L. Diedrich<br />

Mr. Daniel C. Dougherty<br />

Mr. Brian R. Drescher<br />

Mr. David S. Dries<br />

Mr. Robert James Dude<br />

Mr. Karl F. Dudey<br />

Mr. Bruce A. Duerr<br />

Mr. Bruce J. Dumann<br />

Mr. Daniel J. Eastman<br />

Ea<strong>to</strong>n Charitable Fund<br />

Mr. Todd D. Eber<br />

Mr. Daniel J. Eggers<br />

Mr. Peter C. Ehlers<br />

Mr. Mark A. Eisendrath<br />

Mr. Richard R. Elias<br />

Mr. John C. Elliott<br />

Mr. Robert W. Ellis<br />

Empire Medical Review<br />

Services, Inc.<br />

Mr. John C. Engel<br />

Ms. Lynn M. Engel<br />

Mr. Gary P. Engle<br />

Mr. Jack J. Estes<br />

Mr. James A. Ewig<br />

Mr. Gary L. Exner<br />

Ms. Debra E. Fahey<br />

Mr. Lee H. Fairchild<br />

Mr. Robert Lloyd Feeley<br />

Mr. and Ms. Eric Rozine<br />

Safeway Sling USA, Inc.<br />

Mr. Lee Saulter<br />

SBC Foundation<br />

Mr. and Ms. Mark Schrimpf<br />

Mr. and Ms. Kevin Schwerdtfeger<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C. Sobush<br />

Souder Family Foundation<br />

Travelers Express Co., Inc.<br />

Mr. and Ms. Larry Turner<br />

U. S. Bank Wisconsin<br />

Mr. and Ms. Hubert Visee<br />

Mr. and Ms. David M. Wasserman<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Wigchers<br />

Mr. and Ms. William A. Wigchers<br />

The Ziegler Companies, Inc.<br />

Mr. Wayne E. Feest<br />

Mr. Ethan D. Fernhaber<br />

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund<br />

Mr. Leon J. Fiegel<br />

First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.<br />

Ms. Roberta J. Fischer<br />

Mr. Roger L. Fitzsimonds<br />

Mr. John T. Fix<br />

Mr. Benjamin F. Flegel<br />

Mr. Allen J. Fletcher<br />

Mr. Donald R. Flinn<br />

Ms. Barbara A. Flores<br />

Mr. Thomas M. Flowers<br />

Mr. James F. Flynn<br />

Mr. Fred A. Forbes, Jr.<br />

Mr. Donald Forecki<br />

Ms. Valerie A. Forret<br />

Mr. Andrew R. Frailing<br />

Mrs. Laura J. Franza<br />

Mr. Alan T. Fraser<br />

Mr. Bruce J. Fraser<br />

Ms. Karen L. Freiberg<br />

Ms. Mary C. Frenn<br />

Mr. Marshall J. Frey<br />

Mr. Michael J. Friedel<br />

Ms. Beth E. Frieseke<br />

Mr. Jiro Fukuyama<br />

Ms. Susan L. Gain<br />

Mr. Mark J. Ganas<br />

Gardenboy, LLC<br />

Mr. John R. Gehlhaart<br />

Mrs. Anne T. Genal<br />

Mr. Mark C. Gengler<br />

Ms. Emmely C. Gideon<br />

Mr. C. D. Glaeser<br />

Mr. Dudley J. Godfrey, III<br />

Mr. Richard S. Godfrey<br />

Mr. Leonard J. Goldstein<br />

Mr. Gerardo H. Gonzalez<br />

Mrs. Linda J. Gorski<br />

Mr. Gregory S. Goss<br />

Mr. Robert M. Graham<br />

Greater <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Foundation,<br />


Mr. James R. Greenway<br />

Mr. Douglas A. Greif<br />

Mr. Matthew M. Groth<br />

Mr. Earl V. Gruendeman<br />

Ms. Pamela A. Grzybowski<br />

Mr. John C. Haertel<br />

Mr. Brian E. Hammes<br />

Mr. Brian L. Handeland<br />

Ms. Deborah M. Hangsterfer<br />

Ms. Nancy K. Hanneman<br />

Mr. Donald R. Hannes<br />

Mr. Bryan Ira Hansen<br />

Mr. Irv H. Hansen<br />

Mr. Michael F. Hansen<br />

Ms. Susan J. Hansen<br />

Harley-Davidson Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mrs. Mary J. Harms<br />

Mr. Scott A. Hartwig<br />

Mr. and Ms. Islam Hasa<br />

Mr. Robert J. Hazod<br />

Mr. John C. Healy<br />

Mr. Robert J. Heidenrich<br />

Mrs. Yvonne L. Heikkinen<br />

Mr. John S. Heinzelman<br />

Mr. Lawrence B. Henderson<br />

Mr. Thomas Paul Hennings<br />

Mr. Brian J. Hense<br />

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Herzfeld<br />

Hilker & Associates<br />

Mr. David Leroy Hilker<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Hipp<br />

Mr. Michael R. Hirsch<br />

Ms. Kathryn A. Hirschfi eld<br />

Ms. Holly H<strong>of</strong>fe<br />

Mr. Eric J. H<strong>of</strong>mann<br />

Mr. John G. Horky<br />

Mr. James J. Horvath<br />

Mrs. Michelle H. Huber<br />

Ms. Sharon A. Isaac<br />

Mrs. Marsha L. Jacklin<br />

Mr. James R. Jacobson<br />

Mr. Craig R. Jaris<br />

Mr. Thomas Patrick Jenkins<br />

Mr. Shawn S. Jensen<br />

Mr. James E. Jeske<br />

Mr. Thomas G. Jeske<br />

Jewish Community Foundation<br />

<strong>of</strong> the <strong>Milwaukee</strong> Jewish<br />

Federation<br />

Ms. Angela M. Jodie<br />

Johnson Controls, Inc.<br />

Mr. Daniel E. Johnson<br />

Mr. Jon L. Johnson<br />

Mr. and Mrs. William R. Johnson<br />

Mr. Nathan C. Jorgensen<br />

J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation<br />

Mr. Michael J. Jungen<br />

Mr. Gregory J. Jurasovich<br />

Mr. Jeffrey A. Kahl<br />

Mr. Jeffrey S. Kaland<br />

Mrs. Ruth A. Kallio-Mielke<br />

Mr. Edward C. Kaminski<br />

Mrs. Melinda J. Kanavas<br />

Mr. John J. Kane<br />

Ms. Janice A. Karr<br />

Mr. Garret R. Kastelic<br />

Mrs. Alice D. Kastello<br />

Mr. Patrick M. Keily<br />

Mrs. Sheri A. Kendall<br />

Mr. Jerome D. King<br />

Mr. Thomas D. King<br />

Ms. Patricia L. Kirgues<br />

Ms. Linda B. Kirmis<br />

Mr. Thomas P. Klammer<br />

Mr. Gale E. Klappa<br />

Ms. Shirley B. Klenke<br />

Ms. Kelly L. Knitter<br />

Mr. David I. Knoll<br />

Mr. Raymond A. Knutilla<br />

Mr. Raymond H. Knutson<br />

Mr. Ross M. Kohl<br />

Mrs. Peggy M. Kojima<br />

Mr. Mark A. Kolasinski<br />

Mr. Dennis A. Kolowith<br />

Ms. Susan K. Kolowrat<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Konkol<br />

Mr. Steven G. Kornetzke<br />

Ms. Jo Anne Koshere<br />

Mr. William L. Kraus<br />

Ms. Linda A. Krause<br />

Mr. John W. Kroening<br />

Mr. Edward J. Krueger<br />

Mrs. Nancy C. Kryshak<br />

Mr. Robert H. Kuehn<br />

Mr. Robert James Kuenn<br />

Mr. Lawrence J. Kujawski<br />

Mr. Bradley J. Kupfer<br />

Mrs. Carol G. Kwiatkowski<br />

Mr. Joseph P. La Rosa<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Lamb<br />

Mr. Joseph D. Landry<br />

Mr. Michael A. Laszkiewicz<br />

Mr. Steven J. Latham<br />

Mr. Keith E. Lauritsen<br />

Mr. Bruce Lautenschlager<br />

Ms. Joanne Lazirko<br />

Ms. Suzanne S. Lee<br />

Mrs. Beth A. Leffelman<br />

Mr. Robert and Mrs. Rebecca<br />

Lehner, II.<br />

Mr. Gregory F. Lehrkamp<br />

Mr. Mark N. Lemke<br />

Mrs. Kathleen A. Levac<br />

Mr. Timothy R. Leverenz<br />

Dr. Ilene F. Levin<br />

Ms. Charlotte Jane Liddicoat<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Liebl<br />

Mrs. Emelie A. Linke<br />

Ms. Suzi Link-Manson<br />

Ms. Connie J. Lloyd<br />

Mrs. Joanne M. Looze<br />

Ms. Michelle M. Lubinski<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Lubniewski<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Luedtke<br />

Mr. John D. Luellwitz<br />

Mr. John J. Luy<br />

Lynde and Harry Bradley<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. Mark R. Magnus<br />

Mr. Kevin J. Mahoney<br />

Mr. Paul V. Malloy<br />

Mr. Richard N. Manh<strong>of</strong>f<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Manning<br />

Mr. Gary J. Maradik<br />

Dr. Richard D. Marcus<br />

Mark Van Engen Agency<br />

Mr. Michael T. Martin<br />

Mr. Thomas O. Martin<br />

Mr. David E. Matasek<br />

Mr. Greg W. Maurice<br />

Mr. Mark T. Maurice<br />

Mr. Gary G. May<br />

Mr. Barry L. Mazin<br />

Mr. James H. McCracken, Jr.<br />

Mr. Jeffrey W. McElroy<br />

Ms. Nancy J. McGuire<br />

Mrs. Carol A. McInerny<br />

Ms. Christine R. McRoberts<br />

Mr. Rhody J. Megal<br />

Mr. John H. Melamed<br />

Ms. Margaret A. Mentel<br />

Mr. Dennis Menzel<br />

Merrill Lynch & Co.<br />

Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. Arthur R. Meyer<br />

Mr. James A. Meyer<br />

Ms. Joan A. Meyers<br />

Mrs. Julia E. Meyers<br />

Mr. James C. Michalski<br />

Mr. Peter R. Milewski<br />

Mr. Howard C. Miller<br />

Dr. Janice S. Miller<br />

Mr. Keith A. Miller<br />

Mr. Michael E. Miller<br />

Mr. Paul C. Miller<br />

Mr. Charles O. Mills<br />

Ms. Lynn L. Milner<br />

Mr. Robert W. Moczulewski<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Moder<br />

Mr. Michael J. Mondloch<br />

Mr. Donald J. Moore<br />

Mr. James A. Morey<br />

Mortgage Guaranty Insurance<br />

Corporation<br />

Mr. Michael F. Moylan<br />

Ms. Sharee L. Mulhollon<br />

Mr. Donald K. Mundt<br />

Mr. David J. Murphy<br />

Mrs. Elvira M. Nabke<br />

Dr. Bijayananda Naik<br />

Mr. Philip G. Neary<br />

Mr. Jack T. Nehmer, Jr.<br />

Mr. Joseph M. Nellis<br />

Mrs. Patricia J. Nelson<br />

Mr. Rodney W. Nesseth<br />

Mr. Thomas A. Nevins<br />

Dr. Robert C. Newberry<br />

Mr. Mark J. Newgard<br />

Mr. A. Eugene Neyhart, III<br />

Nicholas Family Foundation<br />

Mr. David O. Nicholas<br />

Ms. Lynn S. Nicholas<br />

Mr. Donald J. Nichols<br />

Ms. Laurie P. Nielsen<br />

Mr. Gilbert A. Niesen<br />

Mrs. Judith R. Niesen<br />

Dr. Ralitza N. Nikolaeva<br />

Ms. Elaine M. Nissen<br />

Northwestern Mutual<br />

Foundation<br />

Ms. Honora A. Nor<strong>to</strong>n<br />

Mr. Keith D. Nosbusch<br />

Mr. Lawrence J. Nowakowski<br />

Mr. Jack J. Nutter<br />

Ms. Lea E. O’Day<br />

Mrs. Christine A. Olson<br />

Mrs. Jean C. Olson<br />

Mr. Mark G. Olson<br />

Dr. Carolyn and Mr. Rick Ottman<br />

Mr. William D. Owen<br />

Ms. Lisa Paap<br />

Mr. William H. Padfi eld<br />

Mr. David L. Palay<br />

Ms. Christine M. Pantazon<br />

Ms. Dori A. Panth<strong>of</strong>er<br />

Mr. Paul G. Paprocki<br />

Mr. John C. Paulsen<br />

Mr. Roger D. Peirce<br />

Mrs. Jill G. Pelisek<br />

Mrs. Joanne M. Penkwitz<br />

Mr. James R. Pennow<br />

Mr. Dirk M. Pfeil<br />

Mrs. Donna Jean Pfl ughoeft<br />

Mr. Mark I. Phelps<br />

Mr. Randall J. Pielsnik<br />

Mr. Lawrence J. Pierzchalski<br />

Mr. Steven J. Pietroske, MBA<br />

Ms. Ruth A. Pivar<br />

Mr. Kenneth G. Place<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Neal S. Plotkin<br />

Ms. Rhonda S. Plotkin<br />

Mr. Gary D. Plouff<br />

Mr. William A. Pohlmann<br />

Mr. Jeffrey R. Pokrzywinski<br />

Mr. Keith F. Ponath<br />

Mr. Gary P. Prasser<br />

Mr. Steven R. Prodoehl<br />

Mr. Steven J. Prueher<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Mark W. Purnell,<br />

CIMA<br />

Mr. and Ms. Brian Patrick Purtell<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew L. Radish<br />

Dr. Keshavamurthy Ramamurthy<br />

Mr. Thomas E. Randerson<br />

Rao Family Foundation Inc.<br />

Mr. David D. Recupero<br />

Ms. Charlotte L. Reed<br />

Ms. Jean K. Reimer<br />

Mr. William S. Remiker<br />

Rexnord Foundation, Inc.<br />

Ms. Lori A. Richards<br />

Ms. Eugena R. Ridanpaa<br />

Mr. John M. Rindt<br />

Ms. Mary L. Roberts<br />

Ms. Cheri W. Robinson<br />

Rockwell Au<strong>to</strong>mation Charitable<br />

Corporation<br />

Mr. Steven John Rodberg<br />

Mr. Philip T. Roedel<br />

Mr. Edward W. Roessl<br />

Mr. Robert Rogalinski<br />

Ms. Janet C. Rohl<strong>of</strong>f<br />

Mr. James G. Rosenbaum<br />

Ms. Pamela J. Roskopf<br />

Ms. Ann R. Roskos<br />

Mr. Al Rosman<br />

Mr. Jeffrey J. Roznowski<br />

Mr. Paul J. Ruchalski<br />

Dr. Georgia R. Saemann<br />

Mr. Thomas E. Sakar<br />

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Mr. Kevin P. Sampson<br />

Mrs. Hiroko T. Samter<br />

Mr. Raymond J. Saron<br />

Ms. Valerie A. Sauve<br />

Mr. John S. Savas<br />

Mr. and Mrs. Paul F. Sawyer<br />

SBC Foundation<br />

SC Johnson Fund<br />

Dr. James R. Schaefer<br />

Mr. John F. Schellpfeffer<br />

Ms. Carlen A. Schenk<br />

Dr. Eric and Mrs. Virginia<br />

Schenker<br />

Mr. James S. Scherer<br />

Mr. David L. Schertz<br />

Mrs. Mary Beth Schlecht<br />

Mrs. Elaine B. Schmitt<br />

Mr. Joseph E. Schmitz<br />

Ms. Lori E. Schneider<br />

Mr. Thomas R. Schoewe<br />

Ms. Linda B. Schopen<br />

Mr. Mark D. Schowalter<br />

Mr. Carl J. Schref<br />

Mr. Michael J. Schreiner<br />

Ms. Kristine L. Schuchardt<br />

Mr. Gerald R. Schultz<br />

Mr. John K. Schultz<br />

Ms. Renate Schulz<br />

Mr. Jay A. Schwellenbach<br />

Mr. Timothy J. Scully<br />

Ms. Dawn Marie Seaman<br />

Mr. Ronald E. Searles<br />

Mr. Jeffrey S. Senkerik<br />

Ms. Therese A. Sgarlata-Lutz<br />

Ms. Judith A. Shanley<br />

Mr. John R. Shefchik<br />

Mr. Stephen J. Shenkenberg<br />

Ms. Kathleen A. Shields<br />

Mr. James E. Short<br />

BBA Program<br />

(414) 229-5271 uwmbba@uwm.edu<br />

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Mr. Harvey D. Shovers<br />

Mrs. Terri A. Siegel<br />

Mrs. Yvonne M. Siira<br />

Ms. Theresa E. Silbernagel<br />

Mrs. Judith P. Smith<br />

Mr. Peter L. Smith<br />

Mr. Scott S. Smith<br />

Mr. John J. Soboleski<br />

Mr. Michael P. Sommers<br />

Ms. Nancy J. Southers<br />

Split Rail Foundation, Inc.<br />

Mr. John E. Stachera<br />

Ms. Ericka L. Stark<br />

Mr. Leonard F. Stecklein<br />

Mr. William J. Steele, Jr.<br />

Mr. Kenneth J. Stefancic<br />

Mr. Alexander B. Stewart<br />

Ms. Pamela G. S<strong>to</strong>kke-Ceci<br />

Mr. Kenneth L. Streit<br />

Ms. Betty J. Streng<br />

Mr. Richard G. Strong<br />

Mr. Richard J. Styza<br />

Mrs. Carol P. Sullivan<br />

Ms. Rose M. Susami<br />

Tax Association <strong>of</strong> <strong>Milwaukee</strong><br />

Inc.<br />

Mrs. Marci C. Taxman<br />

Mr. Scott E. Taychert<br />

Mrs. Sally A. Tenboer<br />

Ms. Mina K. Tepper<br />

Mr. William G. Thelen<br />

Mr. Richard E. Thickens<br />

Mr. Robert W. Thickens<br />

Mr. David K. Thiel<br />

Mr. Steven D. Tholl<br />

Mr. O. Albert Thompson<br />

Ms. Joy C. Towell<br />

Dr. John S. Traxler<br />

Mrs. Charlene A. Trimberger<br />

MBA/MS Programs<br />

(414) 229-5403 uwmbusmasters@uwm.edu<br />

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(414) 229-4542 uwmbusphd@uwm.edu<br />

Mr. Bradley M. Tusing<br />

U.S. Bancorp Foundation<br />

U.S. Charitable Gift Trust<br />

<strong>UW</strong>M Student Investment<br />

Club<br />

Mrs. Mary I. Van Beck-Voelker<br />

Mr. Mark A. Van Engen<br />

Mr. Michael J. Vaneerden<br />

Mr. Thomas J. Vaness<br />

Ms. Cristina L. Vasquez<br />

Mrs. Margie Verhelst<br />

Mr. Allan W. Vetting<br />

Mrs. Beth S. Vogel<br />

Mr. Kevin E. Volm<br />

Mr. Jeffrey C. Vredenbregt<br />

Mr. Richard D. Wachter<br />

Mr. Robert J. Wagner<br />

Ms. Lisa M. Waite<br />

Mr. Timothy J. Waldoch<br />

Mrs. Susan A. Walker<br />

Mrs. Karen L. Walrath<br />

Ms. Christina H. Walters<br />

Mr. Scott Andrew Walters<br />

Mr. Russell L. Wandsneider<br />

Mr. David H. Ward<br />

Mr. John W. Wartinbee<br />

Washing<strong>to</strong>n Mutual<br />

Foundation<br />

Mr. and Ms. David M.<br />

Wasserman<br />

Mr. Kenneth D. Wegner<br />

Ms. Lindsay B. Nauen and<br />

Mr. Richard H. Weil<br />

Mr. William G. Weiler<br />

Mr. Abe Weinrauch<br />

Mr. John N. Weiss<br />

Mr. William R. Weiss<br />

Ms. Sharon M. Weissenburger<br />

Mr. James E. Wells<br />

Executive MBA Program<br />

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Mr. Gary S. Wemmert<br />

Mr. Charles P. Wenthur<br />

Mr. Neil C. Wester<br />

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Mr. David H. Williams<br />

Mr. Donald R. Williams<br />

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Mr. William L. Wirth<br />

Wisconsin Energy Corporation<br />

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Mr. James R. Wolter<br />

Mr. Gregory D. Wray<br />

Mr. Paul E. Wysocki<br />

Mr. Chuck B. Yerkes<br />

Mr. David E. Yewer<br />

Mr. Richard C. Zeinemann<br />

Mr. Werner A. Zeitler<br />

Mr. Scott G. Zephries<br />

Dr. Huimin Zhao<br />

Mr. Orrin M. Zirbel<br />

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