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.

Mike Anderes


President, Inception Health & Chief Innovation and Digital Officer for F & MCW

Craig Rigby

Vice Chair

Vice President Technology - Clarios

Jacquelyn Fredrick


President/CEO - Blood Center of WI (Retired)

Christina Fiasca


VP Product Finance - Northwestern Mutual (Retired)

Tessa Myers

Board Member

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

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

Michael Orgeman

Board Member

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

David Gilbert

Ex-Officio Director

President - UWM Foundation, Inc.

Dennis Webb

Board Member

President and Engineer at Sage Water