Leadership Center Community and Academic Partners


Coaching Practice

  • Department of Public Works - Milwaukee
  • Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
  • UMOS
  • Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators
  • Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Sheboygan Public Schools
  • New Berlin Public Schools
  • Illinois Association of School Administrators

Tomorrow's Present

  • House of Peace
  • Medical College of Wisconsin - Violence Prevention Initiative
  • Nehemiah Project, Inc.

Leaders of Color Practice

Direct Partners

  • Centro de la Comunidad Unida
  • Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee
  • UMOS
  • Woo Communications, Inc.

Program Facilitators (2011-12)

  • Christopher Boston, LISC, African-American Leadership Program
  • Cory Nettles, Generation Growth Capital, African American Leadership Program
  • Crystal McNeal, Potowatomi Bingo Casino, African American Leadership Program
  • Gil Llanas, community volunteer, Latino Leadership Program
  • Greg Pennington, Ph.D., African American Leadership Program
  • Mark Denning, consultant, American Indian Leadership Program
  • Patricia Arredondo, UW-Milwaukee, Latino Leadership Program
  • Phil Bautista, consultant, American Indian Leadership Program
  • Renee Zakhar, researcher, American Indian Leadership Program
  • Sarah Martinez, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Latino Leadership Program
  • Tammy Belton-Davis, Athene Communications, African American Leadership Program
  • Thelma Sias, WE Energies, African American Leadership Program
  • Tim McMurtry, World Outreach, African American Leadership Program

Corporate Partners and Supporting Foundations

  • Associated Bank
  • BizTimes Media
  • Boelter + Lincoln
  • Brewers Community Foundation
  • Catholic Financial Life
  • Ernst and Young
  • Faye McBeath Foundation
  • Forest County Potawatomi Foundation
  • Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute
  • FSI Food Services Incorporated
  • Greater Milwaukee Committee
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
  • Helen Bader Foundation
  • Johnson Controls Foundation
  • Manpower Group
  • Northwestern Mutual Foundation
  • Potawatomi Foundation
  • Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee, African American Women’s Fund Project

Community Abundance Partnerships

Building a Better Milwaukee 

  • Marquette University College of Professional Studies
  • Project for Community Transformation
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church 
  • Zeidler Center for Public Discussion
  • Sharon Adams, Founder, Walnut Way Conservation Corp.
  • Christopher Boston, Director of Sustainable Communities, Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Dr. Michelle Bria, CEO, Journey House
  • Ken Leinbach, Executive Director, Urban Ecology Center 

Neighborhood Leadership Institute

  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
  • LISC (Local Initiatives Support Corporation)
  • UNCOM (United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee)
  • Zilber Foundation

Academic Institutions

  • Illinois School for Advanced Leadership
  • Marquette University College of Professional Studies
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • Milwaukee School of Engineering - Pieper Family Endowed Chair for Servant Leadership
  • Pieve International School - Business Services
  • Sheboygan Area School District
  • UW-Milwaukee Continuing Education
  • UW-Whitewater Center for Innovation and Business Development
  • Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators