Stritch presents 2017 Mission-Driven Leaders series

Thursday, March 9, 2017 7:50:00 PM

At Cardinal Stritch University, our mission is to help you find yours. One way to discover your own unique path is to learn from leaders who have successfully found their way forward by pursuing goals with purpose, intellect, compassion, and commitment. Attend a Mission-Driven Leaders session to listen to and engage with dynamic professionals who have aligned their values with actions to achieve positive results for their themselves, their organizations and businesses, and the society at large. Our featured speakers exemplify what Cardinal Stritch University strives to cultivate in every graduate: Engaged local and global citizens who build caring and thriving communities in service to the greater good.  


Janette Braverman, '09
Wednesday, March 29
6 p.m.
Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Ozaukee County Supervisor and Rockwell Automation Information Technology Process Leader

Janette Braverman’s professional experience spans more than 20 years in the information technology and manufacturing industries including with two prominent Wisconsin companies, Harley Davidson and Rockwell Automation. Currently an IT Process Leader for Rockwell, she leads IT Governance and daily demonstrates her passion for implementing effective IT and business process improvements.

In June 2016, Supervisor Braverman was sworn in to the Ozaukee County Board,  District 24, where she became the first African American to serve in this capacity. Her various civic and volunteer roles include being a member of the County’s Health and Human Services Committee, the City of Mequon Economic Development Board, and the Milwaukee Brewers Ambassadors Network. Braverman is also an active Rotarian, the Membership & Communications board chair for Rockwell’s African American Professional Network, and has her own consulting business providing leadership and ministry training, and empowering leaders to leave legacies.

Altoro (1)Joaquin Altoro, ’02, ’14
Monday, April 24
6 p.m.
Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center

Town Bank Vice President of Commercial Banking

As a proud native of Milwaukee’s vibrant community, Joaquin Altoro has become well acquainted with diverse neighborhoods in order to serve the City’s commercial banking needs. He is a multi-faceted community banking leader having significant success aligning business strategies with his personal commitment to the unique borrowing and economic development needs of diverse income customers and their neighborhoods.

Altoro combines an engaged, high energy approach with expertise in commercial banking, building supportive internal lending processes, and establishing and enhancing public and private partnerships. Altoro actively serves on various chambers of commerce and community boards, including the Public Policy Forum, the MPS Foundation, the City Plan Commission, the Nativity Jesuit Academy, the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and Radio Milwaukee 88.9, among others. Along with the two business degrees he earned at Stritch, he was also proud to be the first Hispanic alumnus of the University’s African American Leadership Program.

Mission-Driven Leaders is a new program that evolved from the successful Business Leaders with a Conscience Speaker Series. View video recordings of past featured speakers.

Sessions take place in the Sister Camille Kliebhan Conference Center in Bonaventure Hall. Keynote conversations begin at 6 p.m. with alumni, students and community members followed by a 7 p.m. reception. There is no cost to attend, compliments of the Cardinal Stritch University Alumni Association and University Advancement.

Space is limited. For additional information about the program’s goals and content  send an email to Dr. Mark Gesner .