Knowing that the Jesuits increasingly look to faithful lay people to continue the Ignatian tradition in our country's Jesuit schools, the staff and Board serving Nativity Jesuit Academy are models of the impact that individuals can have.

Nativity Board of Trustees


John A. Mehan – Managing Director, Public Finance, Robert W. Baird & Co.


Board Members

Joaquin Altoro – Vice President of Commercial Banking, Town Bank

Sandra Chavez – College Instructor, MATC

Sandi Esquivel – Technology Research Analyst, Northwestern Mutual

Andres E. Gonzalez – Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer, Froedtert Health

Edward G. Kitz – Retired, Group Vice President, Legal, Risk, & Treasury, and Corp. Secretary, Roundy’s, Inc.

Rev. Tom Krettek, S.J. – Vice President for Mission and Ministry, Marquette University

Stephanie Laudon – Regional Vice President, National Insurance Services

Rev. Doug Leonhardt, S.J. – Superior, Jesuits of St. Camillus

Fran Maloney – Assistant Principal, Marquette University High School

Rev. Mike Marco, S.J. – President, Marquette University High School

Chad Neumann – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Jeffrey Ruidl – Real Estate Department, Northwestern Mutual

Jay Schwister – Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Baird Advisors

Andrea Scrobel – Vice President of Operations and Client Delivery, M|GROUP Holdings, Inc.

Sue Smith – President, Nativity Jesuit Academy

Andrew Stith – President, Cristo Rey High School Milwaukee


Emeritus Members

Anthea (Tia) L. Bojar, Ph.D. – Dean Emerita/Consultant, Cardinal Stritch University

Joseph L. Delgadillo – Consultant

George J. Gaspar – Retired Managing Director, Petroleum Research, Robert W. Baird & Co.

Rev. William T. Johnson, S.J. – Vice President for Strategic Growth, Cristo Rey High School Milwaukee and Nativity Jesuit Co-Founder

Donald W. Layden, Jr. – Partner, Quarles & Brady, LLC and Operating Partner, Baird Venture Partners and Baird Capital Partners

Bob Monday – Community Volunteer

David Murphy – Vice President for Marketing and Communication, Marquette University

Scott A. Roberts – President and CEO, Ziegler Capital Management, LLC

John L. Stanley – Generosity Gameplan

Julie A. Tolan – Owner and President, JA Tolan & Associates

Robert J. Wisniewski – President & CEO, Trade Press Media Group, Inc.

Michael W. Zielinski – Assistant General Counsel, Northwestern Mutual


Staff Leadership

Sue Smith – President

John Meuler – Director of Middle School

Vanessa Solis – Director of Elementary School

Chris Banach – Dean of Students

Steve Berg – Operations Director

Kyle Dlabay – Advancement Director

Alex Eichelberger – Director of Finance

Denise Montpas – Business Manager




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