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Emerging Leadership Board

Membership Information

Andrea Mace

Gretchen Lins


Meet Our Members

In His Own Words: Ryan Behling

Members of the Emerging Leadership Board at the From Munich to Madison event in 2011

The Emerging Leadership Board (ELB) is a dedicated group of up-and-coming professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who raise community awareness and funds on behalf of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.
Since its inception in March 2011, ELB members have:
  • Raised more than $50,000 through sponsorships and attendance at its signature event, a specialty beer and wine-tasting event
  • Participated in Bowlin' for Colons, Carbone's Race for Research, Sparkle of Hope and Andy North and Friends
  • Volunteered at Andy North and Friends, Carbone's Race for Research and Drive for Hope golf outing, among many other events
  • Toured the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, where groundbreaking cancer research is happening daily
  • Learned about cutting-edge advances in cancer research from UW Carbone Cancer Center physicians and researchers
  • Networked with some of Madison's top business leaders
ELB Membership Information
  • Young professionals (ages 25 to 40) from diverse business backgrounds
  • Meetings are the second Tuesday bi-monthy. Meetings include a presentation from researchers and physicians at the UW Carbone Cancer Center
  • No membership fee; terms are two-year terms, but can be renewed 
  • Members are required to volunteer at three cancer center events annually
2014 Members

Nolan Brown, Office Depot
Mary Jane Connor, Wisconsin Historical Society

Gina David, Dane County District Attorney Office
Lisa DuChateau, Middleton Chamber of Commerce
Jenn Ellison, The Wilshire Group
Heather Garrison, UW-Madison
Phil Hausmann, Hausmann Insurance

Ashley Hein, Exact Sciences
Diana Henry, Rippe Keane
Tina Huisman, Baker Tilly
Ryan Koch, Keller Williams Realty
Scott Leslie, Majestic Theatre
Gretchen Lins, First Weber Group
Sean Lynch, Cullen Weston Pines & Bach
Andrea Mace, Premium Waters, Inc. Bottled Water Solutions

Alissa Oleck, UW-Madison
Stephanie Oslie, American Family Insurance

Christina Plesha, CUNA

Nathan Plumb, SVA Plumb
Corey Reno, Food and Drug Administration

Cassie Risch, Thermo Scientific

Brett Roth, Associated Bank
Jeff Satterburg, Wirtz Beverage Group
Eli Selinger, Epic Systems

Cammie Sorensen, Legacy Advisor Network
Austin Streeper, North Star Resource Group
Jordan Taylor, DeWitt Ross and Stevens
Tim Umland, Mohs, MacDonald, Widder, Paradise & Van Note

ELB Members in Action
Emerging Leadership Board members
Members of the Emerging Leadership Board volunteer at the Walk Away from Cancer event
Members of the Emerging Leadership Board