The UWM Research Foundation Board of Directors brings a complementary mix of experience from for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, including expertise in research management and venture capital investing. The UWMRF Board of Directors continues to expand and engage representatives from key industry segments. We are deeply grateful for their continued guidance that helps the UWMRF foster innovation and research on UWM’s campus and around the Milwaukee region.

Craig Rigby


Vice President Technology - Clarios

Tessa Myers

Vice Chair

Vice President & General Manager, Software & Control at Rockwell Automation

Christina Fiasca


VP Product Finance - Northwestern Mutual (Retired)

Dan Krueger


Executive Vice President — WEC Energy Group, Infrastructure and Generation Planning

Jacquelyn Fredrick

Board Member

President/CEO - Blood Center of WI (Retired)

Ann Nattinger

Board Member

Associate Provost for Research; Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Medicine, Professor of Medicine; Lady Riders Professor of Breast Cancer Research

Dennis Webb

Board Member, UWM Foundation Liason

President and Engineer at Sage Water

Mike Maschek

Board Member

Director, Inception Health

David Gilbert

Ex-Officio Director

President - UWM Foundation, Inc.

Michael Orgeman

Board Member

Attorney/Shareholder, Lichtsinn & Haensel, s.c.

Matthew McNeill, J.D.

Board Member

Chief Innovation Officer, VP: IP, Technology & Strategic Alliances Rite-Hite