TEMPO Milwaukee, a membership organization that promotes the development of women leaders in the region, has elected four new board members.
New members are: Treasurer and secretary Kris Best, of BVK; director-at-large Marybeth Cottrill, of Northern Trust; director-at-large Vinita Paul, of Heartland Funds; and director-at-large Paula Pergl, of LauberCFOs, Inc.
Each new member was elected during the organization’s annual meeting, held April 16 at the University Club of Milwaukee.
TEMPO Milwaukee also approved its full board for 2015-16 during its annual meeting.
In addition to new members, the board consists of: Board chair Jayne Hladio, of U.S. Bank; past chair Linda Newberry-Ferguson, of Rehabilitation Hospital of Wisconsin; governance Heather Fields of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.; director, communications Lori Richards, of Mueller Communications; director, membership Sharon deGuzman, of Robert W. Baird & Co.; director, programs Mary Burgoon, of Rockwell Automation; director, Women’s Affinity Alliance Laura Lukas, of Johnson Controls; director-at-large Katie Clark, of Three Harbors Council; director-at-large Tami Garrison, of MillerCoors; director-at-large Cathy Girard, of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc.; director-at-large Marilyn Krause, of The Lowe Group; director-at-large Jody Lowe, of The Lowe Group; director-at-large Linda Mertz, of Mertz Associates; director-at-large Rose Spano Iannelli, of Spano Pratt Executive Search; and director-at-large Ellen Trytek, of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.
TEMPO Milwaukee’s chair and past chair serve two year terms, and directors fill their posts for three years.
The organization, headed by president and chief executive officer Jennifer Dirks, has a membership of about 300 women.