About the Foundation

UWO Foundation

Culver Family Welcome Center
625 Pearl Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-2178

Board of Directors

The Foundation Board of Directors is highly committed to positioning the University as an educational institution dedicated to the success of its students. The responsibility of the Foundation Board is to manage the business and affairs of the Foundation.



Holly Brenner, '99 BBA, '09 MBA


Senior Vice President
C.D. Smith Construction

Janet Tierney, '10 BA


Business Strategy Consultant
Tierney Grey

Chad Durkee, '15 BBA


Certified Public Accountant
Elevate Accounting, LLC

James Hoffman, '75 BS, '82 MS

Past Chair

Retired Special Projects Coordinator
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh


Scott Barr, '86 BS

McCarty Law LLP

H. Gene Drecktrah

Retired Biology Professor
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Jonathan Dudzinski, '12 BBA

Portfolio Manager
Mersberger Financial Group, Inc.

William Everson, '02 BS

Everson & Gibbs

Thomas R. Guyette, '68 BBA

Retired Vice President-Investments
Merrill Lynch

Norbert S. Hill Jr., '69 BS, '71 MSE

Retired Director of Education & Training
Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin

Michael Hochholzer, '90 BBA

Chief Investment Officer
Associated Bank

John Koker

Retired Provost
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

David Pauly, '02 BBA, '14 MBA

Supply Chain Director

Katrina Schiedemeyer, '17 BBA

Customer & Supplier Experience
Oshkosh Corporation

Ex Officio Members

Andrew J. Leavitt

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

Gregory Giles, '91 BSE

Executive Director
UW Oshkosh Foundation

Kevin Jaklin '85, MBA '95

UW Oshkosh Alumni Association

Honorary Members

Robert L. Keller, '69 BS

Chairman of the Board
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.