WMC is Wisconsin’s most influential business association because of the strength and diversity of the businesses we represent. Comprising the state chamber of commerce, state manufacturers’ association and the state safety council, WMC is led by a volunteer board of directors. These directors act as representatives of WMC’s membership. Here is a complete listing of current WMC Board of Directors, Officers, and past Chairs.

 

WMC OFFICERS

CHAIR
ROBERT D. KAMPHUIS, Chairman, President & CEO
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc., Mayville

VICE CHAIR
JAY L. SMITH, Chairman & CEO
Teel Plastics, Inc., Baraboo

PRESIDENT/CEO
KURT R. BAUER
WMC, Madison

SECRETARY
TOD B. LINSTROTH, Senior Partner & Past Member & Chair of Management Committee
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison

TREASURER
GINA A. PETER, Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking Division Manager
Wells Fargo Bank, Milwaukee

 

WMC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DARYL ADEL, Business President
Kerry, Beloit

KURT R. BAUER, President/CEO
WMC, Madison

SIDNEY H. BLISS, President & CEO
Bliss Communications, Inc., Janesville

DAMOND WILLIAMS BOATWRIGHT, Regional President of Hospital Operations
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin, Madison

STEVEN G. BOOTH, President/CEO
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc., Milwaukee

DAVID H. BRETTING, President & CEO
C.G. Bretting Manufacturing Company, Inc., Ashland

THOMAS A. BURKE, President & CEO
Modine Manufacturing Company, Racine

NATE CUNNIFF, Senior Vice President – Business Banking
BMO Harris Bank, Brookfield

BRAD W. DENOYER, CPA, Partner
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Madison

JOHN N. DYKEMA, President/Owner
Campbell Wrapper Corporation; Circle Packaging Machinery, Inc., De Pere

PHILIP B. FLYNN, President & CEO
Associated Banc-Corp, Green Bay

JAMES D. FRIEDMAN, Senior Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

PHILIP C. FRITSCHE, SR., President
Beaver Dam Area Chamber of Commerce, Beaver Dam

ROBERT GERBITZ, President & CEO
Hendricks Commercial Properties, Beloit

STEVEN H. JOHNSON, Factory Manager
John Deere Horicon Works, Horicon

ROBERT D. KAMPHUIS, Chairman, President & CEO
Mayville Engineering Company, Inc., Mayville

PATRICIA LEONARD KAMPLING, Chairman, President & CEO
Alliant Energy Corporation, Madison

ROBERT L. KELLER, Chairman
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., Neenah

CLIFFORD J. KING, CEO
Skyward, Inc., Stevens Point

JAMES M. LEEF, President & CEO
ITU AbsorbTech, Inc., New Berlin

ALLEN L. LEVERETT, President & CEO
WEC Energy Group, MIlwaukee

TOD B. LINSTROTH, Senior Partner & Past Member & Chair of Management Committee
Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Madison

STEPHEN D. LOEHR, Vice President
Kwik Trip, Inc., La Crosse

SCOTT A. MAYER, Chairman & CEO
QPS Employment Group, Brookfield

JAMES J. McINTYRE, President and CEO
The Greenheck Group, Schofield

J. R. MENARD, Executive Vice President & Treasurer
Menard, Inc., Eau Claire

ROBERT MOSES, President & CEO
Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce, Prairie du Chien

KAREN L. NICHOLS, Executive Director
The Chamber of Manitowoc County, Manitowoc

MICHAEL NIKOLAI, President, COO & CEO
Waupaca Foundry Inc., Waupaca

JAMES J. OSTROM, President & CEO
Milk Source LLC, Kaukauna

PAUL PALMBY, Executive VP & COO
Seneca Foods Corporation, Janesville

RICK W. PARKS, President & CEO
Society Insurance, Fond du Lac

GINA A. PETER, Executive Vice President, Commercial Banking Division Manager
Wells Fargo Bank, Milwaukee

JOHN PFEIFER, President
Mercury Marine, Fond du Lac

NICHOLAS T. PINCHUK, Chairman & CEO
Snap-on Incorporated, Kenosha

AARON B. POWELL, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer
Flexion Inc., Sun Prairie

JOSEPH T. PREGONT, President & CEO
Prent Corporation, Janesville

MICHAEL W. SALSIEDER, Retired President & General Counsel
Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Company, Inc., Menomonee Falls

ERIC W. SAUEY, Chairman & CEO
Seats Incorporated, Reedsburg

KARL A. SCHMIDT, President & CEO
Belmark Inc., De Pere

RAJAN I. SHETH, Chairman & CEO
Mead & Hunt, Inc., Middleton

DIRK SMITH, President & CEO
Super Steel, LLC, Milwaukee

JAY L. SMITH, Chairman & CEO
Teel Plastics, Inc., Baraboo

GLEN E. TELLOCK, President & CEO
Lakeside Foods, Inc., Manitowoc

S. MARK TYLER, President
OEM Fabricators, Inc., Woodville

DONALD D. WAHLIN, CEO
Stoughton Trailers, LLC, Stoughton

MICHAEL S. WALLACE, President/CEO
Fort HealthCare, Fort Atkinson

TODD WANEK, President & CEO
Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., Arcadia

RAYMOND L. WILSON, Office Managing Partner
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Milwaukee


PAST CHAIRS

DANIEL T. ARIENS, Chairman & CEO
Ariens Company, 2013-2015

TODD J. TESKE
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 2012-2014

THOMAS J. HOWATT
Wausau Paper Corp., 2010-2012

THOMAS J. BOLDT
The Boldt Company, 2008-2010

TERRY D. GROWCOCK
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. 2006-2008

WILLIAM D. GEHL
Gehl Company 2004-2006

RANDALL S. KNOX
W. D. Hoard & Sons Company 2002-2004

DENNIS J. KUESTER
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation 2000-2002

ROBERT A. CORNOG
Snap-on Incorporated 1998-2000

RICHARD F. TEERLINK
Harley-Davidson, Inc. 1996-1998

ERROLL B. DAVIS, JR.
Alliant Energy 1994-1996

ROBERT J. O’TOOLE
A.O. Smith Corporation 1992-1994

ARTHUR W. NESBITT
Nasco International, Inc. 1990-1992

RAYMOND E. GREGG, JR.
John Deere Horicon Works 1986-1988

ROCKNE G. FLOWERS
Nelson Industries, Inc. 1982-1984

M.E. NEVINS
Wisconsin Centrifugel 1980-1982

ROBERT R. SPITZER
Murphy Products Company, Inc. 1970-1972