Renowned Milwaukee entrepreneur Richard Pieper Sr. has purchased office space in the Commission House building in the city's Historic Third Ward.
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Richard Pieper has bought office space inside Commission House in the Third Ward.[/caption]
Pieper and his wife, Sue, bought the 2,714-square-foot space at 400 N. Broadway, from FM-MKE Wisconsin, LLC, for an undisclosed amount.
Richard Pieper, 80, said he will use the office for the SR Pieper Family Foundation and PPC Partners Inc., where he serves as the non-executive chairman.
Pieper is the past chairman of the board of trustees for the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership in Indianapolis.
He is a community leader and philanthropist who has received countless honors over the years, including the 2013 American Patriot of Character Award
, which is given to one American annually whose leadership exemplifies the very best of the nation’s founding principles and ideals.
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Richard Pieper Sr.[/caption]
Pieper is a longtime advocate for the concept of servant leadership and is a past recipient of the BizTimes Lifetime Achievement Award
With help from a small group of volunteers, Pieper started the Wisconsin Character Education Partnership. Pieper was also instrumental in forging a partnership with Alverno College to offer Wisconsin K-12 school principals a special Leadership Academy in Character Education.