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2022-24 Board Chair

Donald Layden Jr headshotDonald W. Layden, Jr.
NCR Corporation

Don Layden is executive vice president, payments & network group of NCR Corporation. He held leadership positions with the two largest bank transaction processors, spent several years as an executive officer of a top 25 bank holding company and has led, advised, and owned disruptive technology providers selling to financial institutions. Throughout his career he has successfully acquired and sold businesses with an aggregate value of more than $20 billion. 
Don is a long-standing board member with United Way. Don also serves on the boards of Alverno College, a federally designated Hispanic serving educational institution, and Consuelo Foundation, dedicated to eliminating and preventing child abuse and neglect in the Philippines and Hawaii. Don has been recognized for his leadership with several awards, including Alumnus of the Year from Marquette University in 2013 and Distinguished Eagle Scout in 2015. 

Don holds a Juris Doctor with honors from Marquette University Law School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Marquette University.

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2022-23 Executive Committee

Board Chair: Donald W. Layden, Jr.
Immediate Past Chair: Linda E. Benfield
Vice Chair: George R. Oliver
Secretary: Kelly H. Grebe
Treasurer: David Gay
United Way President & CEO: Amy L. Lindner
United Way Chief Operating Officer: Filippo Carini
Campaign Co-chairs: Michael G. Carter, Linda Gorens-Levey, Nancy Hernandez, Judie Taylor
Finance & Operations Committee Chair: David Gay
Audit Committee Chair: Wayne T. Morgan
Community Impact Committee Chair: Judson M. Snyder
Marketing & Communications Committee Chair: Christopher C. Piotrowski
Volunteer Engagement Committee Chair: Pamela S. Fendt
Governance Committee Chair: Matthew S. Levatich
Labor Council Representative: Pamela S. Fendt
Member-at-Large: Mark F. Irgens
Member-at-Large: Thelma A. Sias

2022-23 Board of Directors

Linda E. Benfield, Foley & Lardner LLP

Steven G. Booth, Baird

David Bowles, CMRignite

Daniel J. Bukiewicz, Milwaukee Building & Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO

Bladen J. Burns, Fiduciary Management, Inc.

Filippo Carini, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Patricia M. Cadorin, Retired, BMO Harris Bank

Cheryl R. Carron, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Michael G. Carter, Northwestern Mutual

Eric L. Conley, Froedtert Hospital

Sheldon Cuffie, American Family Insurance

Antony B. D’Cruz, HSA Bank

Coreen Dicus-Johnson, Network Health

Michael R. Evans, Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Pamela S. Fendt, Milwaukee Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Kevin Fletcher, Retired, WEC Energy Group

John W. Florsheim, Weyco Group, Inc.

Cristy Garcia-Thomas, Advocate Aurora Health

David Gay, Ernst & Young LLP

Cindy Gnadinger, Ed.D, Carroll University

Linda Gorens-Levey, General Capital Group

Kelly H. Grebe, Community Leader

Maricha M. Harris, M.A., Dominican Center  

Nancy Hernandez, ABRAZO Marketing and Hispanic Collaborative

Mark F. Irgens, Irgens

Jasmine M. Johnson, MSM, iHeartMedia Markets Group

John Kissinger, GRAEF

Donald W. Layden Jr., NCR Corporation     

Matthew S. Levatich, Community Leader     

Amy L. Lindner, United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

Earnell R. Lucas, Community Leader

Jay M. Magulski, Landmark Credit Union

Blake D. Moret, Rockwell Automation

Wayne T. Morgan, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

George R. Oliver, Johnson Controls

Jeffrey D. Peelen, Quarles & Brady LLP

Christopher C. Piotrowski, Mosaic Global Experiences

Dr. Keith P. Posley, Milwaukee Public Schools

Dr. Joan M. Prince, Executive Strategies Elite

Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup

John R. Raymond, Sr., MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

Steven S. SaLoutos, Retired, U.S. Bank

Bernie Sherry, Ascension

Thelma A. Sias, The Sias Group LLC

Judson M. Snyder, BMO Wealth Management

Judie Taylor, Enterforce Inc.

Scott Turner, Children's Wisconsin

Dale E. Van Dam, M3 Insurance

Mark Wallace, Clarios

Thomas J. Westrick, GE Healthcare

DeVona Wright Cottrell, GMR Marketing