Over the last year our board of directors have added four new members, who together, bring a diverse set of skills and knowledge and a passion for our mission. We are excited to introduce these dedicated volunteer leaders to you. The new members are Rodney A. Chapman of GE Healthcare, Ann Kramer-Haag of Zilber Ltd., Joshua Palleon of BMO Private Bank, and Susan Walker of JPMorgan Chase. We invite you to get to know them; read on!
Rodney A. Chapman, Ed.D, MAOM, DLL, LSSBB
Rodney earned his Doctorate in Education from Nova Southeastern University, a Masters Degree in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix, and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Beginning his career in the United States Navy, where he advanced to Lieutenant Commander and became Commanding Officer of the Navy & Marine Corps Reserve Center in South Bend, Indiana, Rodney is now the Director of Training (Global Services) for GE Healthcare.
Ann graduated with honors from Alverno College with a major in Business Administration and a minor in Communications. She serves as Director of Human Resources at Zilber Ltd. She brings over 30 years of human resources, general business and administrative services experience. Through her work with the Zilber Family Foundation, Ann has developed an extensive base of knowledge of the Milwaukee community's needs.
Joshua Palleon, CFA
Josh earned an MBA from Marquette University and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh. As Regional Director - Investments at BMO Private Bank, Josh oversees the development and delivery of investment management and advisory services to high net worth individuals, families and organizations, including endowments and foundations. He joined the organization in 2004 and has over 13 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Susan graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a BBA majoring in finance. Susan has been in banking for 25 years, working with predominantly closely held businesses. In that time, she has held roles ranging from business development to risk analysis to upper management. Today, she serves as a Commercial Banker at JPMorgan Chase. Often, her roles have involved leading the development/implementation changes in philosophy and/or market positioning. Susan brings her extensive experience serving on local non-profit Boards.