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

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

Emeritus Members

Chair Emeritus

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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