Forward 48 Participants

Commodore Williams

Analytics Manager at City Year

Anne Wiesman

Vice President | Client Services Specialist at Baird

Isaac Wells-Cage

Inside Sales Engineer at Johnson Controls

Jenna Washuleski

President & CEO at Harmonic Harvest

Julian Walters

President & Executive Director at Eminent Development Corporation

Alma Velez

Director of Development at Pearls For Teen Girls

Vanessa Vasquez

Director, Burke Scholarship Programs at Mount Mary University

Karl Tatum

Assistant Vice President Field Training & Business Development at Morgan Stanley

Breonna Stone

Managing Director of Research & Strategy at Loving Venti, LLC.

Zachary Staszewski

Creative & Marketing Manager at Hunger Task Force

Tracie Sparks

Global DEI Operations and ERG Program Manager at Rockwell Automation

Vanessa Solis

President at Nativity Jesuit Academy

Ashley Smith

Associate Attorney at Michael Best

Jason Sikora

Manager Gas Transportation and Industrial Billing at WEC Energy Group

Tristen Shorter

Director of Communications at Milwaukee Parks Foundation

Morgan Shea

Owner/Founder at May One

Melissa Shaw

Project Manager at Xylem Inc.

Ashley Senk

CEO at Ashley Senk LLC

Jacob Scobey

Development & Philanthropic Services Communications Coordinator at Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Kendall Schoenike

Shechem Director at Hope Street

Steve Scherer

VP of Sales & Marketing at CCB Technology

Shannon Ross

Executive Director at The Community

Pat Reardon

Vice President at JP Morgan Chase

Kimyatta Ratliff

President & CEO at ColorBold Business Association, Inc.

Madeline Raffanti

Executive Assistant at The Ability Center

Benjamin Porter

Program Officer at Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Kyle Poklar

Structural Practice Area Leader at GRAEF

Chris Pierce

Program Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Kohler Co.

Angela Pawluczek

Regional Marketing Manager – Midwest at Mark Anthony Brands

Daniel Murphy

Associate Attorney at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren sc

Shebaniah Muhammad

Executive Director at 21st Century Preparatory School

Colleston Morgan Jr

President & Executive Director at City Forward Collective

Darius McDuffie

Channel Manager at Brady Corp

Dominique Mason

HR Generalist II at Continental

Larry Love

Principal at Verona School District

Tomi Ladeinde

Sr. Tax Analyst – State & Local at Molson Coors Beverage Company

Adam Jussel

Dean at UWM

Tanesha Jones

Rising Principal at Milwaukee Excellence Charter School

Amanda Johnson-Crump

Accounting, Compliance, and Operations Analyst at Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy

Ashley Johnson

Manager, Global Community Relations & Contributions at Rockwell Automation

Marian Jimenez

Treasury Portfolio Specialist at BMO

Dellavonte Hune

Account Manager at Stoughton Trailers

Otis Hosley Jr

District Senior Manager at Wells Fargo Bank, NA

Stephen Hollins


Shawn Hansbrough

Sourcing Manager at WEC Energy Group

Nate Hams

Assistant Director of Development at Medical College of Wisconsin

Ramona Hallmon

Board Chair at ColorBold Business Association, Inc.

Andre Ghelfi-Thomas

Project Development Manager at Gilbane Building Company

Alexis Garuz

Founding Attorney at Garuz Legal Group

Ashley Franz

Senior Political Associate at Spector Roh Strategies

Drew Formentini

Founder at Formentini Consulting LLC

Logan Ferrie


Mercedes De la Rosa

Associate at MWH Law Group, LLP

Moiz Dawoodbhai

Senior Director of Impact Investing & Accelerator Management Strategy at Northwestern Mutual

Donald Dantzler

Senior Outreach Specialist at Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Courtney Curry

Principal/ Assistant Director of Special Education and Pupil Services at CESA 1

Frederick Coleman

Wealth Manager at Annex Wealth Management

DJ Brüwer

Interim Director of Marketing and Communications at Radio Milwaukee

Ann Britt

Technical Specialist Director; Business Applications at Microsoft

Ashley Boyte

Regional Director of Operations at HOPE Christian Schools

Jeremy Booth

Education Program Manager at Community Center For Immigrants

Regan Andersen

Community Outreach Director at Milwaukee County

Chris Alexander

Lead Scholar Advisor & External Partnerships Manager at All-In Milwaukee

Nick Abresch

AVP, Commercial Banking at Johnson Financial Group

Jessica Zaiger

Co-Chair Capital Markets & Commercial Lending | Shareholder at Polsinelli PC

Nathan Robertstad

VP – Investment & Systems Analyst at Baird Advisors

Elizabeth Kruger

VP, Talent Acquisition Manager at Associated Bank

Krystal Johnson

Providing virtual Assistant at Krystal Clear Connections LLC

Caitlyn Lewis

Executive Director at Community Center for Immigrants

Marsha Uutela

Executive Administrator at College of Menominee Nation

Ashley Thomas

Executive Director at Hope Street Ministry, Inc.

Raymond Naranjo

Business Banking at First Citizen Bank

Rob Hogan

Vice President, Treasury Management Sales Team Lead at Johnson Financial Group

Andrea Aurigue

Communications & Research Manager – Site Selection at Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corporation

Eric Bernal

Senior Vice President-Wealth Portfolio Manager at Johnson Financial Group

Scott Klaas

Broker/Owner at Keller Williams Realty

Patrick Doran

Infrastructure Manager at Milwaukee Tool

Kyle Ristow

Real Estate Agent at Keller Williams Realty

Grant Buenger

Executive Director at Racine Habitat for Humanity

Cassidy Wartenweiler

Project Development at Eppstein Uhen Architects

Alexandra Torres

Operations at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Nyesha Stone

Founder and Public Relations Director of Carvd N Stone

Tom Hughes

Director of Membership and Events at Milwaukee Athletic Club

Joe DeLoye

Portfolio Manager at Associated Bank

Neil Mrkvicka

Raquel Aleman

Co-Founder/Executive Director of Your Move MKE Inc./ REALTOR.

Aaron Hovind

Membership Services and Communications Coordinator at Rotary Club of Milwaukee

Marlon Ross

Founder & CEO at Wellacy Health

Ben Anderson

Vice President at Colliers International – Wisconsin

Jean Mallett

Program Manager at Medical College of Wisconsin

Alissa Peeters

Vice President – Commercial Lending at Tri City National Bank

Samantha Mitchell

Founder of Samantha Starr Events

Cesar Castillo

Co-Founder at Street Dreams Soccer Academy

Samantha Baker

Partner at OVB Law & Consulting, S.C.

Jessica Pham

Fundraising Associate at Acts Housing

Glenn Carson

Director of the Milwaukee Community Schools Partnership at United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Saul Newton

President & CEO at Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Allie Jorgensen

Partner, Assistant Project Manager at VJS Construction Services, Inc.

Fabiola Ramirez Montoya

Assistant Director of Innovation at Milwaukee School of Engineering

Emanuel Rios

Philanthropic Adviser at Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Jona Moore

Vice President at African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin

Grace Earle

Impact Measurement and Management

Christine Chapleau

Key Account Executive at Siemens Healthineers

Nehemiah Edwards

Founder at Love x Nemo

Jordyn Plieseis

Development Manager at Milwaukee Academy of Science

Mohammed Scruggs-Rashaed

Founder at RGRE

Kirsten (Kiki) Lezama

Assistant Professor at Alverno College

Diamond Herring-Rodgers

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Engagement Manager at United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Luis Robles

Multifamily Advisor at Kiser Group

Lashondra Scott

Founder at Neo Soul Productions

Paisley Lucas

Founder and Executive Director at Moo’d Lactation Partners

Alicia Lantz

Regional Development Manager at U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.

Callie Cox Bauer

OBGYN Residency Associate Program Director at Aurora Sinai

Kelly Sullivan

Strategy and Project Development at Gardner Builders

Manika Agarwal

Software Engineering Manager / Delivery Manager at KyybaTech

Sam Leary

Founder, Business Developer, Writer at Markeini Media

Cassaundra Thorpe

Assistant Director of Career & Leadership at Wisconsin Athletics

Mike Salbego

Senior Account Executive at Cloud Giants

Matt Vieth

Manager – Registration & Student Records at University of Wisconsin

Candice Baker

Vice President – Wealth Fiduciary Advisor at Johnson Financial Group

Tatjana Bicanin

Executive Director at Building Our Future

Kathryn LaLonde

Teacher Leader at The Prairie School

Kyle Landry

Educational Achievement Partnership Program Founder & Manager at Children’s Wisconsin

Eric Guzowski

Vice President – Commercial Banker at JPMorgan Chase

Mimi Knudsen

Senior Product Manager at Direct Supply

Maciej (Matt) Pietruczak

Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP

Tonya Vlasik

Senior Director of Human Resources & Risk Management at Mount Mary University

Patrick Scheibel

Director – Strategic Sourcing & Supply Management at Husco

Juan Corpus

Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at New North

Melissa Ray

School Principal at Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy

Kiesha Johnnies

CEO & Senior Consultant at The Coaching Consultant

Jessica Johnson

Vice President Surgical Services for Greater Milwaukee at Advocate Aurora Health

Stephanie Mireku

Senior Events and Convening Specialist at Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Timeka Smith

Data Expert and Founder at Perrynorm Analytics

Sigrid Kozon

Account Manager at Reliable Knitting Works, Inc.

McKenzie Clemons

Regional Sales Manager at U.S. Lubricants

Maria Padilla

Diverse Small Business Manager at Greater Green Bay Chamber

Kao Nou Huse

World Relief – Fox Valley

Billy Weber


Isaiah Weatherall

City Year Milwaukee

Connor Weas

Weas Development

James Washington IV


Kristina Warrichaiet

Motive Partners

Madelynn Wallen

Baird Advisors

Natalie Villegas

Milwaukee School of Engineering

Jonathan Viard

Northwestern Mutual

Itza Vargas

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Jenna Thiel

Oshkosh Corporation

Zong Thao

American Family Insurance Claims Services

Dan Terrio

Milwaukee County

Emani Taylor


Karli Tatum

Milwaukee Area Technical College

Cynthia Sternard

Associated Bank

Stephanie Skrade

Milwaukee Athletic Club

Kelly Schwantes

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Jonathan Sancen

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Kurt Rose

Madison Metropolitan School District

Alex Riehle

Eastbrook Academy

George Reistad

City of Madison

Fernanda Reikdal Lima

Johnson Controls

Quentin Prince

Journey House/ MKE Youth Sports Alliance

Tyrone Powell


Maureen Post

Milwaukee Film

Marian Pintar

Elmbrook School District

Lilliann Paine

National Birth Equity Collaborative

Eduardo Ortega

Founders 3 Real Estate Services

Sarah Olejniczak

St. Norbert College

Drew Mueske

Hype Visual

Michael Moorhead

Northwestern Mutual

Theresa Menting

We EmpowHER & Goebel Family Foundation

Kiyana Mensah

Back to the Basics Tutoring LLC

Victoria McNeal

St. Norbert College

Kermiath McClendon

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

Steve Matson

Milwaukee Tool

Gianna Martina


Rodney Lynk

Milwaukee Excellence Charter School

Ashley Lucas

Associated Bank

Casey Liakos

Carex Consulting Group

Conor Leedom

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Peter Lee

Us 2 Behavioral Health Care

Mai Krenzke

Oshkosh Corporation

Andrea (Andi) Kornowski

Kettle Moraine School District

Kelley Korinek

WEC Energy Group

Barbara Koldos

New North, Inc.

Ben Knutson

Molson Coors

John Knapp

Marquette University

Hunter Klus

Atlatl Advisors

Hannah Kitzerow

Saz’s Hospitality Group

Chloe Kinderman