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Board of Directors

1970s MEDC board and staff photo

MEDC board and staff, circa 1970s.

2023 MEDC Board of Directors

Tom O'Neill

MEDC Board Chair

Retired Senior Vice President

BMO Harris Financial Group

Cavalier Johnson


City of Milwaukee

Steve Barth

Attorney at Law, Partner

Foley & Lardner, LLP

Greg Bauer

Regional Manager - Business


BMO Harris Bank

Kelsey Brenn

Chief Financial Officer

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy

William Feagles

Vice President - Commercial


Johnson Bank

Tom Fotsch

COO & Owner

EmbedTek, LLC

Ivan Gamboa

Senior Vice President

Tri City National Bank

Dr. Eve Hall

President & CEO

Milwaukee Urban League

John M. Hazod

Executive Vice President & CFO

Town Bank

Debra Kessler

Retired Chief Financial Officer

Stella & Chewy's

Paul Kleiner

Retired Vice President

Park Bank

David E. Latona



Sarah Lutz

Director of Credit and Loan


First Business Bank

Amelia E. Macareno

Retired Wealth Management Banker

US Bank N.A.

Andy Melvin

Vice President

BMO Harris Bank

Rebecca H. Mitich

Attorney at Law, Partner

Husch Blackwell LLP

Michael Murphy

Alderman, 10th District

City of Milwaukee

Pat O'Brien


Milwaukee Development Corporation

Perfecto Rivera


Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Kenneth Robertson

Vice President & CFO

Greater Milwaukee Foundation

James Roemer

Managing Director, Group Manager

- Commercial Real Estate


Craig A. Schmutzer

Senior Vice President

Westbury Bank

Gina Stilp

Executive Director

Zilber Family Foundation

Thomas D. Zale

Vice President, Real Estate

Northwestern Mutual

John Zanghi 

Senior Vice President

Horicon Bank

Nate Zastrow

Executive Vice President & CFO

Bank Five Nine

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