American Red Cross
2600 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53233
Blood Donation location
American Red Cross
2220 Silvernail Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 414-342-8680, or 800-236-8680
Patty is both the Chapter Executive and the Regional CEO for Wisconsin. Prior to joining the American Red Cross, Patty ran a family business and consulted with several non-profits in the Milwaukee area. She briefly served as the Interim Executive Director for the Next Door Foundation. Patty was also the Vice President of the Foundation at Children’s Hospital and Health System for eight years where she was highly skilled in developing operational strategies and directing major fundraising projects.
Patty is on the board of the Rivoli Theater in Cedarburg, serves on the board of Crossed Threads, is a member of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, The Milwaukee Club, TEMPO, and has served on the Cedarburg School Board, Woman’s Club of Wisconsin, Greater Cedarburg Community Foundation, Survive Alive, and others in the Milwaukee area. She is the 2015 recipient of the Donald Driver Driven To Achieve Award, an award given to those who embody leadership, possess a dedication to excellence and have displayed persistence and tenacity in reaching their organization’s goals. She has 4 children and 3 grandchildren, who are her pride and joy.
Interim Chair: Rebecca Fitzgerald, Community Volunteer
Treasurer: John Griffith, Vice President, Commercial Banking, Park Bank
Secretary: Beth Anderson, Executive Vice President, Laureate Group
Patricia Ackerman, Vice President, Investor Relations & Treasurer, A.O. Smith Corporation
Iain Boyd, Vice President – Operations Development, Snap-on Incorporated
Bill Carollo, Coordinator of Officials, Football, Big Ten Conference
Marti Croak, Senior Vice President, U.S. Bank
Joann Eisenhart, Ph.D., Executive Vice President - People, Northwestern Mutual
Tami Garrison, Community Commerce & Partnerships Manager, MillerCoors
Lisa George, Director- Total Compensation & Benefits, We Energies/Wisconsin Energy Corporation
Hector Hernandez, Elderly Programs Director, United Community Center
Toni Holland, Area Leader- Human Resources, Charter Communications
Jutiki C. Jackson, Chief Inspector, Milwaukee Police Department
William Jessup, Police Chief, South Milwaukee Police Department
Bill Kellner (on leave of absence), Chief Human Resources Officer, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
Caroline Saucier Kravit, Manager, Supply & Demand Strategy, Aftermarket US/CA,
Johnson Controls – Power Solutions
Molly Lueder, CFP, CLU, ChFC, Financial Advisor, Lueder Financial Group - Northwestern
Alexis MacDowall, Vice President and General Counsel, Global Litigation, Johnson Controls
Janet C. Protasiewicz, Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge, Milwaukee County Circuit Court
Kelly Savage, Assistant Director, Field Communications, Northwestern Mutual
Sue Shimoyama, Retired
Gregory A. Storm, Attorney, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Michael Stull, Senior VP, Manpower North America, ManpowerGroup
Ellen Trytek, Executive Marketing and Business Officer, Wipfli LLP
Mary Voelker, Ph.D., SPHR, Consultant, Consulting on Change
Gerard Washington, Assistant Chief-Support Bureau, Milwaukee Fire Department
Steve Zamansky, VP Enterprise Risk Services, Kohl’s Corporation
Gwen Jackson, Retired
Linda Cutler, Retired
William Murgas, Retired
Gregory Oberland, President, Northwestern Mutual
Edward O’Connor, Retired
Mark Petrarca, Senior VP, HR & Public Affairs, A. O. Smith Corporation
Steve Tews, Retired
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