Carthage College places sovereign, governing responsibility in a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The Trustees of the College have final governing and fiduciary responsibility.

Officers

Trustee Jeff Hamar

Chair

Jeff Hamar ’80
Executive Chairman
Galleher, Inc.
Santa Fe Springs, California

 

Trustee Gina Madrigrano

First Vice Chair

Gina Madrigrano Friebus ’76
Vice President — Administration (retired)
W.O.W. Distributing Co., Inc.
Sussex, Wisconsin

 


Trustee Hoyt Harper

Second Vice Chair

Hoyt H. Harper II ’77
Principal
HHHarper & Associates
Stamford, Connecticut

 

Trustee Dave Wiers

Secretary

David C. Wiers ’98
President
Satori Energy
Chicago

 


Vince Ceja

Treasurer

Vince Ceja
Associate Vice President for Finance,
Chief Financial Officer
Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconsin

 

President John Swallow

President and Chief Executive Officer

John R. Swallow
Carthage College
Kenosha, Wisconsin


Trustees

Trustee Patrick Anderson

Patrick N. Anderson ’85, P’23, P’25  
Law Offices of Patrick N. Anderson & Associates
Alexandria, Virginia

 

Trustee Mary Bishop

Mary Bishop
President and Chief Marketing Officer (retired)
Leo Burnett USA
Chicago

 


Trustee Lucy Brown

Lucy Brown
President
Lupe Development Partners
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Trustee Rich Christman

Richard M. Christman P’14, P’18
Chairman
Caresoft Global, Inc.
Westmont, Illinois

 


Trustee Paul Erickson

The Rev. Dr. Paul D. Erickson
Bishop
Greater Milwaukee Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Milwaukee

 

Trustee Christine Hobbs

Christine A. Hobbs ’71, P’15
Civic Leader
Naples, Florida

 


Trustee Steve Hopp

Steven J. Hopp
Senior Sales Executive
Oswald Companies
Akron, Ohio

 

Trustee Thomas Kelley

Thomas J. Kelley III ’99
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Froedtert South
Kenosha, Wisconsin

 


Trustee Thomas Kieso

Thomas E. Kieso ’73
Co-Owner
William F. Meyer Company
Aurora, Illinois

 

Frederick Krull

Frederick John Krull ’83, P’16
Principal
Ernst & Young, LLP
Los Angeles, California

 


Trustee Rick LaBerge

Rick LaBerge
Executive Vice President & COO
HARIBO of America
Rosemont, Illinois

 

Trustee Bob Lee

Robert Lee, Jr.
President & CEO
Lee Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric
Kenosha, Wisconsin

 


Trustee Tom Martinez

Thomas A. Martinez
Vice President of Sales and Business Operations
Twilio
San Francisco, California

 

Trustee Wayne Miller

The Rev. Wayne N. Miller
Bishop (retired)
Metro Chicago Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Chicago

 


Trustee Alan Mills

Alan Mills ’79
Partner

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Indianapolis, Indiana

 

Trustee Maria Nalywayko

Maria Nalywayko P’19
Chief People Officer
Sabra Dipping Company
Newport Beach, California

 


Trustee Jeff Neubauer

Jeff Neubauer
Executive Director
Higher Expectations
Racine, Wisconsin

 

Trustee Andy Palmen

Andrew S. Palmen P’16
President
Palmen Automotive Group
Kenosha, Wisconsin

 


Trustee Nicholas Pinchuk

Nicholas T. Pinchuk
Chairman, President, and CEO
Snap-on Incorporated
Kenosha, Wisconsin

 

Trustee LeAnn Pedersen Pope

LeAnn Pedersen Pope ’79
Partner and Attorney (retired)
Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella
Chicago


Trustee Charles Sutton

Charles C. Sutton
President
MC Squared Energy Services, LLC
Chicago

 

Cynthia Thomas Walker '78

Cynthia Thomas Walker ’78
Chief Judge
Michigan’s 50th District Court
Michigan

 


Trustee Gary Wilson

Gary D. Wilson
President (retired)
Wilson Printing, Inc.
Mundelein, Illinois

 


Trustees Emeriti

Edward W. Smeds ’57
Chair Emeritus

President, Operations (retired)
Kraft Foods
Glenview, Illinois

Robert A. Cornog
Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
Snap-on Incorporated
Kenosha, Wisconsin

John W. Fritsch
President
Fritsch Charitable Foundation
Libertyville, Illinois

William D. George
President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
SC Johnson
Racine, Wisconsin

John L. Gorton ’66
President
Gorton Farms, Inc.
Racine, Wisconsin

Marilyn Hedberg
Civic Leader
Manalapan, Florida

The Rev. Robert H. Herder
Bishop Emeritus
East Central Synod of Wisconsin
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Appleton, Wisconsin

William H. Kelley
Vice Chairman
Jelly Belly Candy Company
North Chicago, Illinois

James R. Klauser
Senior Vice President (retired)
Wisconsin Energy Corporation
Milwaukee

Thomas W. Lentz ’63
Chairman
Global Display Solutions, Inc.
Rockford, Illinois

Dean A. Matthews ’84
General Manager
Matthews Distributing Co. of Iowa
Dubuque, Iowa

Dennis L. Monroe ’74
Chairman and Senior Partner
Monroe Moxness Berg PA
Minneapolis, MN

Gordon Postlewaite ’59
Assistant Superintendent for Administration (retired)
Oswego Community Unit District #308
Oswego, Illinois

Loren H. Semler ’65
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Semler Industries, Inc.
Franklin Park, Illinois

John R. Sladek, Jr. ’65
President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
California Lutheran University
Thousand Oaks, California

John P. Timmerwilke
Director, Information Services (retired)
Nutrilite Products
Buena Park, California

June Boatman Waller ’63
Trustee
Franklin I. and Irene List Saemann Foundation
Champaign, Illinois

 

(“P” designates “parent” with the child’s class year following. For example, P’15 means the person is the parent of a member of the Carthage Class of 2015.)