Southeast Chapter

American Red Cross Southeast Chapter serves communities across the following counties: Dodge, Washington, Ozaukee, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Walworth, Racine and Kenosha.
American Red Cross
2600 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI, 53233
Phone: 414-342-8680
Toll-free: 800-236-8680

Blood Donation location
American Red Cross
2220 Silvernail Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 414-342-8680, or 800-236-8680


Patty Flowers: Regional Chief Executive Officer

Patty Flowers: Regional Chief Executive Officer

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.

Board of Directors

Bill Kellner - Chair - Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

John Griffith - Treasurer - Park Bank

Beth Anderson - Secretary - Laureate Group

Patricia Ackerman - A.O. Smith Corporation

Iain Boyd - Snap-on Incorporated

Bill Carollo - Big Ten Conference

Marti Croak - U.S. Bank

Joann Eisenhart, Ph.D. - Northwestern Mutual

Rebecca Fitzgerald - Johnson Controls Power Solutions

Tami Garrison - MillerCoors

Lisa George - We Energies/Wisconsin Energy Corporation

Toni Holland - Time Warner Cable

William Jessup - Milwaukee Police Department

Tom Kissinger - The Marcus Corporation

Molly Lueder, CFP, CLU, ChFC - Northwestern Mutual

Janet C. Protasiewicz - Milwaukee County Circuit Court

Kelly Savage - State Farm Insurance Companies

Francis Schmitz - Law Offices of Francis Schmitz

Srini Seshadri

Sue Shimoyama - Rockwell Automation

Michael Stull - ManpowerGroup

Laura Timm - Briggs & Stratton Corporation

Ellen Trytek - Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLC

Mary Voelker, Ph.D., SPHR - Consulting on Change

Gerard Washington - Milwaukee Fire Department

Emeritus Members

Gwen Jackson - Chair Emeritus - Retired

Linda Cutler - Retired

William (Bill) Murgas - Retired

Gregory Oberland - Northwestern Mutual

Edward O’Connor - Retired

Mark Petrarca - A. O. Smith Corporation

Steve Tews

Red Cross Staff Members

Patty Flowers - Regional CEO

Nicole Gulatz - Regional Chief Development Officer

Rachel Bennett - Executive Assistant

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