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Outstanding Alumni

Jere E. Dhein


Jere E. Dhein earned his bachelor’s degree in 1972 and his master’s degree in business administration in 1980 from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Business. He was honored as the outstanding alumnus in 2007.

He has served as the chief executive officer of Tosca Ltd for seventeen years. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Tosca owns, rents, and manages dedicated pools of returnable containers for closed-loop systems. Dhein, with his business partner John Frey, built Tosca from one small plant in Green Bay to an organization in seven states employing 150 people.

Prior to Tosca Ltd, he served in the US Army (1967-1969), became Managing Partner of the Green Bay office of Wipfli Ulrich and served as the Chief Financial Officer of Miramar Marine Corporation.

He served on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club from 1984-2004. He was the recipient of the Service to Youth awards in 1994 and 2001, Board Member of the Year in 2002, Golden Eagle recipient in 2004 and was unanimously voted to be one of the Club’s nine Director Emeritus.