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We’d love to tell you more about how you can get involved in MCW’s lifesaving work. If you have a question or would like to meet with a gift officer, please get in touch.

Office of Development

(414) 955-4700 | (414) 955-0031 (fax) |

Mitchell R. Beckman 

Vice President & Chief Development Officer

Mailing address:

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Tax ID:39-0806261

Meet our Staff

Alumni Relations
Anthony J. Perez, Director (Interim)
Medical College of Wisconsin/Marquette Medical Alumni Association
(414) 955-4707

Angie LaLuzerne, Alumni Program Coordinator
(414) 955-4781
Alumni & Special Giving

Angela Nelson, Senior Director of Development and Alumni Giving
(414) 955-4708

Lucy McColgan, Development Coordinator
(414) 955-4508

Annual Giving
Jyl Brentana, Director of Annual Giving
(414) 955-4501
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
Sherry Fischer, Associate Director
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research
(414) 805-0687
Communication and Donor Relations
Michael Mathias, Director of Communications and Donor Relations
(414) 955-4738

John Burlingham, Proposal Manager
(414) 955-5862

Dana Lackore, Donor Relations Officer
(414) 955-4730

Karen Abunegila, Donor Relations Coordinator
(414) 955-4709
Corporate and Foundation Giving
Margaret Sobczak, Director of Corporate Relations
(414) 955-4739
Development Operations

Carrie Hansen, Senior Business Manager
(414) 955-4705

Brandi Liantonio, Administrative Coordinator
(414) 955-4703

Kathy Isherwood, Database Analyst
(414) 955-4519

Mary Echeverria, Financial Analyst
(414) 955-4710

Sue Hermann, Gift Processor
(414) 955-5827

Laura Groetsch, Gift Processor
(414) 955-4734

Sherry Castillo, Prospect Management
(414) 955-4502

Karen Wolf, Research Program Coordinator II
(414) 955-4716

Events and Center Boards

Natalie Strade, Senior Development Officer, Cardiovascular Center
(414) 955-5824

Ashley Fait, Events Specialist, Women in Science
(414) 955-5828 

Major Gifts

Meg Bilicki, Major Gifts Director, Surgery/Cancer
(414) 805-1841 

Marla Habert, Major Gifts Director – Cancer Center

(414) 805-3306 

Hailey Hennessy, Major Gifts Director
(414) 955-4702

Abigail Scher, Major Gifts Director
MCW School of Pharmacy and MU/MCW Biomedical Engineering Department
(414) 955-2870

Tonnetta D. Carter, Individual Giving Officer
(414) 805-5590

Gina Vrtochnick, Individual Giving Officer, Cancer/Surgery
(414) 805-3309

Planned Giving
Stephen M. Davis, Director of Planned Giving
(414) 805-3308