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Members in the News
February 2018
  • Thelma Sias of We Energies (retired), Gilbane Building Company represented by Jon Scholz, CG Schmidt represented by Mike Abuls were named one of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2018 Business in Diversity Awards.  Gilbane and C.G. Schmidt are being honored for their efforts on building Northwestern Mutual’s corporate headquarters.
January 2018
  • Congratulations to Kris Martinsek for being elected as Chair of the Commission Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District.
  • UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone was featured in the January 19th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College President Vicki Martin was featured in the January 26th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
December 2017
  • Congratulations to Dr. Eve Hall, President and CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League and Paula Penebaker, President and CEO of the YWCA of Southeastern Wisconsin! for being named the 2018 Sacagawea Award winners.
  • The Milwaukee Public Library was featured in the news for their wrestling event at the Mitchell Street Branch.
  • Lilith Fowler, Executive Director of the Harbor District, was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal for their newly released plan for the land hugging the harbor south of Milwaukee and the Third Ward.
November 2017
  • Tracy Sparrow, President of Next Door, received the Nonprofit Collaboration of the Year at the 2017 Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Congratulations!
  • Mark Mone of UW-Milwaukee was featured in the November 10th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Eve Hall of the Milwaukee Urban League was featured in the November 3rd edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
October 2017 Member News
  • Eve Hall of the Milwaukee Urban League was featured in the October 27th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • RCM was featured in BizTimes for our $250,000 donation to Lincoln Avenue Stable.
  • The Milwaukee Public Library Foundation was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal for honoring U.S. Senator Herb Kohl at their Ben Franklin Awards Celebration.
  • David Buck will compare President Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy with that of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Sunday, October 15th at 3:30 pm at St. John’s at the Lake.
  • Jeff Fleming of Kingston Crossing and Tanya Atkinson of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin were featured in the October 13th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
September 2017 Member News
  • David Buck will be interviewed on Channel 36’s “International Focus” on Sunday, October 1 at 4:30 PM to discuss the impact of North Korean missile launches on the upcoming October Japanese parliamentary elections.
  • Vicki Martin was featured in the September 29th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
August 2017 Member News
  • Jim Barry of The Barry Company, Vicki Martin of Milwaukee Area Technical College, and Eve Hall of Milwaukee Urban League were featured in the August 25th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal. 
  • Tom Gale, Senior Advisor and Partner SVN – Hintze Commercial Real Estate, was pictured in the Washington Post‘s article that featured Santino’s Little Italy (President JoAnne’s Restaurant).
  • Jeff Fleming of Kingston Crossing and Eve Hall of Milwaukee Urban League were featured in the August 4th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Kent Lovern, Chief Deputy District Attorney, was featured on Today’s TMJ4.
  • Our club was featured in the following news regarding Senator Ron Johnson’s talk on Tuesday:
July 2017 Member News
  • Mary McCormick of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, JoAnne Anton of Herb Kohl Philanthropies, Janan Najeeb of Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, Griselda Aldrete of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee were featured in the July 28th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal. 
  • The Public Policy Forum’s latest report on transit, The Last Mile, received the “Most Effective Education” award for a regional issue at the Governmental Research Association’s annual policy conference. Rotarian Rob Henken is the President of the Public Policy Forum.
  • Rotary was featured in the Lake Oswego Review for sending students to attending the World Affairs Seminar.
  • Allen Sells, President of Fair Mediation Associates, was featured in the New York Times, for his service in the Vietnam War.
June 2017 Member News
  • Jon Rauser, President & Owner of The Rauser Agency, was featured in the June 16th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Ralph Weber was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers at its Spring 2017 meeting.
  • Kevin Carr was named as receiving Safe & Sound’s Law Enforcement Leader Award.
May 2017 Member News
  • Tracey Sparrow, President of Next Door, was interviewed by Channel 58.
  • Vicki Martin, President of Milwaukee Area Technical College, was featured in the May 19th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • John Franke, Partner at Gass Weber Mullins, was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  • Ginger Duiven, Executive Director of Literacy Services of Wisconsin, was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal.
April 2017 Member News
  • Lynnea Katz-Petted, Executive Director of Revitalize Milwaukee, was named a 2017 Women of Influence Recipient.
  • The Rotary Club of Milwaukee was featured on UrbanMilwaukee for Johnsons Park for winning the “Brewers Community Foundation Public Space Award” at the 2017 MANDI celebration.
  • Joel Brennan, CEO of Discovery World and Vicki Martin, President of Milwaukee Area Technical College were featured in the April 14th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Bob Haig was featured in the April edition of The Rotarian magazine.
  • Wolfe Schmidt was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
March 2017 Member News
  • Sister Edna Lonergan, President of St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care and Griselda Aldrete, President/CEO of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee received a Donald Driver award.
  • Scott Wales, Attorney at the Law Offices of Scott A. Wales, was featured on Lake Effect.
  • Tom Bentley, Owner and Board Chairman of Bentley World Packaging, was featured in the March 24th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Susan Lloyd, Executive Director of the Zilber Family Foundatio, was featured in the Journal Sentinel.
  • Joel Brennan, CEO of Discovery World and Grady Crosby, VP Public Affairs & Chief Diversity Officer at Johnson Controls were featured in the March 31st edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Tracy Johnson, President/CEO of the Commercial Association of REALTORS, was featured in the March 31st edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Scott Wales, Attorney at the Law Offices of Scott A. Wales, was featured in the Urban Milwaukee Daily.
  • Jeff Tredo, President of the Tredo Group, was featured in the March 22nd edition of BizTimes.
  • Mary Isbister, President of GenMet and Paul Upchurch, President & CEO of VISIT Milwaukee were featured in the March 17th edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  • Terry McMahon, Principal of The Boerke Co./Cushman & Wakefield, was featured in the March 10th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Ryan Daniels, Executive Director of the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation, was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for its LibraryNow launch.
February 2017 Member News
  • Tracey Sparrow, President of Next Door, was featured in the February 18th edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
  • Dr. Joan Prince, Vice Chancellor of Global Inclusion and Engagement at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Paula Kiely, Director of the Milwaukee Public Library were featured in the latest Milwaukee’s Lifestyle Magazine.
  • Sr. Edna Lonergan, President of the St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, was featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal for receiving a $5 million grant to support the completion of the center’s Bucyrus Campus in Milwaukee.
  • Paula Penebaker, President/CEO of YWCA Southeast Wisconsin, was featured in the February 10th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
January 2017 Member News
  • Eve Hall, CEO of Milwaukee Urban League and Paula Penebaker, President/CEO of YWCA Southeast Wisconsin were featured in the January 27th edition of the Milwaukee Business Journal.
  • Megan Holbrook, CEO of Digitalese, was featured in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel opinion article.
  • Eve Hall was named CEO of the Milwaukee Urban League.
  • Tracey Sparrow, President of Next Door, was featured in CBS 58 News Sunday Morning Spotlight.
  • Teresa Esser, Managing Director of Silicon Pastures, was featured in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on December 24th.