Economic Forum 2017 Highlights


Economic Forum 2017 Highlights

The 2017 Economic Forum was a sell-out event with 650 guests and over 50 sponsors. Karen Mills, former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was the keynote speaker joined by panelists Mike Gousha, Distinguished Fellow in Law and Public Policy at Marquette University Law School, Gregory S. Marcus, president and CEO of The Marcus Corporation and Justin L. Mortara, Ph.D. of Mortara Instrument. Read news coverage in the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle.

2017 Economic Forum Sponsors

Platinum: BMO Harris Bank; PNC Bank; Milwaukee Business Journal. Gold: Milwaukee Brewers & Milwaukee Brewers Foundation; Marcus Hotels & Resorts; MLB Commissioner Emeritus Allan H. (Bud) and Sue Selig. Silver: Arenberg Holdings; Associated Bank; Dohmen; Foley & Lardner; Godfrey Kahn; Robert Habush; Lubar & Co.; Mandel Group; Mortara; Phoenix Investors; Young Leadership of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation; The Rock Creek Group; vonBriesen. Bronze: Bader Philanthropies; Bank Mutual; Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin; Clarion Partners; Cleary Gull Advisors; Suzy B. Ettinger; G Strategies; Bruce Gendelman Insurance Services; General Capital; Greater Milwaukee Foundation; Greenfire; Greenlight; Herb Kohl Philanthropies; Hours against Hate; Husch Blackwell; Israel Bonds Development Corporation for Israel; Ixonia Bank; J.P. Morgan; Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center; Marquette Associates; Marquette University; Medical College of Wisconsin; Michael Best; Old National Bank; Park Bank; Quarles & Brady LLP, Hannah Rosenthal; US Bank; University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Lubar School of Business; WE Energies; Women’s Philanthropy of Milwaukee Jewish Federation Leadership Development Fund; Yellow Wood. Additional Support: William Blair; Crescent Capital; C.S. McKee; Jordan Herbert/Matt Deininger

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For more than 100 years, the Milwaukee Jewish Federation has been dedicated to building a strong Jewish community. We distributed $18.5 million last year to Jewish and non-Jewish organizations locally and around the world, and manage philanthropy through our $178 million Jewish Community Foundation.