Milwaukee CIO Community


Gain powerful new perspectives

Join fellow CIOs in the Milwaukee community to solve critical leadership challenges through the collective experiences and expertise of the network.

Invaluable network

Build a strong professional network where you live and work. Access the collective expertise of your true peers all in one place. Make new connections and catch up with old friends.

Peer collaboration

Gain new perspectives from peers who understand your most critical priorities and are facing the same challenges -- generate ideas, share real-life experiences and get forward-looking guidance and insights.

Actionable insights

Exchange best practices, validate strategies and walk away with practical insights that are immediately actionable.

Join your peers to discuss the most critical issues impacting CIOs today.

  1. Investing in your people and the right technologies  
  2. Innovating with advanced technologies and new delivery models
  3. Influencing business stakeholders and enterprise outcomes

Milwaukee CIO Governing Body


A regional Governing Body leads the Milwaukee CIO community, shaping the topics and agendas for your local programs and ensuring that all content is driven by CIOs, for CIOs.

Co-Chairs

Richard Flahaven headshot

Richard Flahaven

Harley-Davidson
CISO

Eric Hanson headshot

Eric Hanson

HUSCO
Global VP, Information Services

Michael Kahler headshot

Michael Kahler

Old Republic Surety
CIO & VP of Information Services

Vicki Leinbach headshot

Vicki Leinbach

Ariens
CIO

Brent Maher headshot

Brent Maher

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
SVP - CISO

John Paape headshot

John Paape

Roehl
CIO

Tim Van Ryzin headshot

Tim Van Ryzin

Milliman
Director, Information Security

Members

Lou Ann Bannow

American Food Groups
VP, IT

Holly Baumgart

Sargento
VP, IT

Robert Beck

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Associate Vice Chancellor & CIO

Michael Biagioli

Waukesha County
CIO

Daniel Bourquin

Generac Power Systems
VP, Global IT

Colin Boyd

Komatsu Mining Corp
VP & CIO

Tim Brown

Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
CIO

Shaleen Devgun

Schneider
EVP & CIO

Mark Duening

U.S. Venture
CIO

Ken Garfinkel

Broan-NuTone LLC
CIO

Sam Hilgendorf

Fox World Travel
CIO

David Hotchkiss

Medical College of Wisconsin
VP & CIO

Brad Jobe

TriMedx
Vice President, Application & Software Engineering

Anupam Khare

OshKosh
CIO

Mark Kools

Appvion
Exec. Director, IT

John Kreul

Amcor
VP of Supply Chain

Kathy Lang

Cielo
CIO

Steve Langer

Modine
Vice President, Information Technology

Michael Lehman

Batteries Plus
CIO

Dr. Dirk Mahling

Alliant Energy
VP Technology

Kathryn McClellan

Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
SVP & CIO

John McCormick

Green Bay Packaging, Inc.
Director IT

Molly Mulroy

WEC Energy Group
VP & CIO

Tom Nackers

OshKosh
Vice President IT Governance

Nancy Olson

City of Milwaukee
CIO

Laurie Panella

Marquette University
CIO

Taren Rodabaugh

Harley-Davidson
VP & CIO, Global Information Services

Chad Steighner

Clarios
CIO

Elaine Stephens

Breakthrough
Vice President, Technology & Data Science

Barb Streubel

Krueger International, Inc.
CIO

Tony Vaden

ABC Supply Co., Inc.
VP & CIO

Upcoming programs


September 2020

2020 Milwaukee CIO Inner Circle Q3

An evening with peers to discuss timely topics over dinner in a private setting.

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September 23, 2020

2020 Global CIO Executive Summit

Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

A three-day summit for CIOs with global responsibilities to come together and discuss challenges unique to global operations.

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October 28, 2020

2020 Milwaukee CIO Executive Summit

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee

Walk away from this peer-led, one-day program with new connections and actionable insights.

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