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


Trustee Jeff Hamar


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
HHHarper & Associates
Stamford, Connecticut


Trustee Dave Wiers


David C. Wiers ’98
Satori Energy

Vince Ceja


Vince Ceja
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


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

Trustee Lucy Brown

Lucy Brown
Lupe Development Partners
Minneapolis, Minnesota


Trustee Rich Christman

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

Tom Duncan P'01

Tom Duncan P’01
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (retired)
Froedtert South
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Trustee Paul Erickson

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

Trustee Christine Hobbs

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


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


Tom Kieso '73

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

Frederick John Krull '83, P'16

Frederick John Krull ’83, P’16
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
San Francisco, California

Trustee Wayne Miller

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


Trustee Alan Mills

Alan Mills ’79

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
Palmen Automotive Group
Kenosha, Wisconsin


Brian Peccarelli '81

Brian Peccarelli ’81
COO (retired)
Thomson Reuters
Plano, Texas

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

Cherie Lynn Matthaidess Robinson '01

Cherie Lynn Matthaidess Robinson ’01
Vice President of Human Resources, International Stores
Seattle, Washington


Loren W. Semler '96

Loren Semler ’96
President and COO
Semler Industries
Libertyville, Ill.

Trustee Charles Sutton

Charles C. Sutton
MC Squared Energy Services, LLC

Cynthia Thomas Walker '78

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

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
Fritsch Charitable Foundation
Libertyville, Illinois

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

John L. Gorton ’66
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

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

Thomas W. Lentz ’63
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
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.)