The Milwaukee Urban League hosts 2016 Annual Meeting

April 4, 2016


The Milwaukee Urban League 2016 Annual Meeting was held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The annual event took place at GE Healthcare at Innovation Drive. The meeting brought Urban League employees and board members together to plan the direction of the Milwaukee branch. There were also plenty of announcements including the date of the Black and White Ball (Saturday, June 11, 2016) and the National Urban League Conference in Baltimore, MD on August 3-6. The biggest announcement was the forthcoming retirement of longtime Urban League President and CEO Ralph Hollman. Ralph reassured the attendees that there is currently a search for a replacement to ensure a smooth transition in leadership when the time comes. Pictured at the event (back row, from left) are Wisconsin Group Enterprise Holdings, Inc. v.p. and general manager Daniel Artone; US Bank North Milwaukee District v.p. John Salemi; Nationwide Insurance field service rep. LeVarn Clay; Northwestern Mutual investment client services specialist Sean Lowe; Great Lakes Coca-Cola market units v.p Wade Heringer; Johnson Controls v.p. Simon Davis; Manpower Group senior managing Attorney Noah Fenceroy; MillerCoors controller Soloman Tesfai; (front row, from left) Aurora Healthcare executive v.p. and chief of nursing Mary Beth Kingston; GE Healthcare chief marketing officer Jocelyn Johnson; Associated Bank business intelligence manager Clarice Young; Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin v.p. of community engagement Kerry J. Freiberg; Harley-Davidson Motor Company senior director of HR for business and shared services Kim Pettiford; and Northwestern Mutual v.p. communications and corp. affairs Kimberley Goode.