Manny Lara

2023 Board Chair

Manny Lara is 17 year HR leader and professional mostly in the healthcare industry having worked for large healthcare system such Ascension Health, Mayo Clinic and Advocate Aurora Health. Manny...

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Mal Montoya

President & CEO

With thirty plus years of experience as a community leader, Mr. Montoya merges the intersection of art, social equity and economic development into all aspects of his role as President...

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Ron Bote

Board Treasurer

Ron Bote is a seasoned tax and finance accountant with over 25 plus years of experience in public accounting and private industry.    Ron is a core leader of Wipfli’s growing...

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Lynne Dixon-Speller


Lynne has been in higher education for over thirty five years teaching apparel design and marketing as well as interior design.  She has been the campus director for the Art...

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Lena DeLaet


Lena DeLaet is the Director of Sales & Summerfest Tech for Milwaukee World Festival, Inc, which produces Summerfest.  She is a Wisconsin native and has lived in the Milwaukee area...

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