Concordia University Wisconsin Leadership


Rev. Patrick T. Ferry Ph.D

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Allen J. Prochnow

Senior Vice President of Academics

Dr. William R. Cario

Senior Vice President of Enrollment Services

Mr. Kenneth K. Gaschk

Senior Vice President, Strategy & University Affairs

Ms. Gretchen M. Jameson (262-243-4563)

Vice President of Advancement

Rev. Dr. Roy Peterson

Vice President of Information Technology

Mr. Thomas G. Phillip

Vice President of Student Life

Steve P. Taylor

Asst. Vice President of Academics - Student Success

Elizabeth A. Polzin

Asst. Vice President of Academics - Faculty Development

Dr. Leah M. Dvorak 

Asst. Vice President of Academics - Continuing and Distance Education 

Dr. Bernard D. Bull

Campus Pastor

Rev. Steven N. Smith

Dean - School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Steven R. Montreal

Dean - School of Business Administration

Dr. Daniel S. Sem

Dean - School of Education

Dr. Michael D. Uden

Dean - School of Health Professions

Dr. Linda M. Samuel 

Dean - School of Nursing

Dr. Sharon L. Chappy

Dean - School of Pharmacy

Dr. Dean L. Arneson

Board of Regents


Mr. Terry Donovan
Vice President (Retired) E-Ventures (UPS)

Vice Chairman:

Mr. Robert Schjerven
CEO (Retired) Lennox International, Inc.


Mr. Dwayne Jobst
Principal, Lake Country Lutheran High School


Rev. John Berg
Associate Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church

Hon. Kenneth Bowman
Attorney and Judge, Public Defenders Office

Rev. Allan Buss
Senior Pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church

Ms. Deborah Davidson
VP - Business & Workforce Solutions, Gateway Technical College

Mr. Robert Denkert, CPA
Owner, Mighty Fortress Accounting, LLC

Rev. David Fleming
Senior Pastor, Our Savior Lutheran Church

Mr. Larry Floyd
President, CEO, COB, Plastic Molded Concepts, Inc.

Dcs. Lynnette Fredericksen
Deaconess/Principal, St. Paul Lutheran Church

Dr. Timothy Jest
Physician – General Internal Medicine, Medical Director, Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group Northwest

Ms. Ruth Koch
Self-Employed, Mental Health Educator

Ms. Nancy Korom
Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Mr. Richard Laabs
President and Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative, Inc. (LUMIN Schools)

Ms. Harriet Pedersen
President & CEO, Commerce Industrial Chemicals

Ms. Christine Specht Palmert
President & Chief Executive Officer, Cousins Subs

Rev. Dr. John Wille
District President, LCMS South Wisconsin District


Rev. Dwayne Lueck
District President, LCMS North Wisconsin District

Rev. Dr. David Maier
District President, LCMS Michigan District

Mr. John Stollenwerk, Chairman, Foundation Board
President & CEO (Retired) Allen-Edmonds Shoe Corp.

Mr. Mark F. Polzin, Vice-Chairman, Foundation Board
President and CEO (Retired) Moreland Management Co. - Ohio

Concordia University

Rev. Patrick T. Ferry Ph.D.
CU President

Mr. Allen Prochnow
CU Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Gretchen Jameson
CU Senior Vice President, Strategy & University Affairs

Foundation Board


Mr. John J. Stollenwerk
President & CEO (Retired), Allen-Edmonds Shoe Corp.

Vice Chairman, Finance Committee Chairman

Mr. Mark F. Polzin
President and CEO (Retired) Moreland Management Co. - Ohio


Rev. Patrick T. Ferry, Ph.D.

Executive Secretary, Treasurer

Mr. Allen J. Prochnow
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Rev. Dr. Roy R. Peterson
Vice President of Advancement

Board Development Committee Chairman

Mr. Jon R. Schumacher
Financial Industry Consultant, Executive Vice President (Retired), Bank One Wisconsin


Mr. Barry K. Allen
Operating Partner, Providence Equity Partners, LLC, President, Allen Enterprises,LLC

Mr. Frederick M. Anderson
President/CEO, Wenthe-Davidson Engineering

Mr.Ted Balistreri
President, Sendik's Food Market

Mr.Theodore W. Batterman
President & CEO (Retired), Spacesaver Corporation

Ms. Judith Eckman
Co-founder, Crossroads Care Coordination

Mr. Terry M. Donovan
Vice President (Retired), E-Ventures (UPS)

Ms. Laurie Fallucca
Chief Creative Officer, Palermos Pizza

Mr. William G. Feld
President, D & G Transportation, Inc.

Judith Fischer Wollack
CEO, Wolverine Human Services

Ms. Marilyn L. Holmquist
Community Volunteer

Mr. James Kacmarcik
President, Kapco, Inc.

Mr. Bruce E. Leep
Chairman (Retired), First Financial Bancorp - Cincinnati

Ms. Nancy K. Lewander
Senior Communication Consultant, Northwestern Mutual

Mr. C. Alan Peppers
President & CEO (Retired), Westerra Credit Union

Mr. Robert E. Schjerven
CEO (Retired), Lennox International, Inc.

Mr. Randol R. Spaulding
CEO & Founder, Spaulding Clinical Research

Mr. Rich E. Twietmeyer
Executive Vice President of Sales, M3 Insurance Solutions, Inc.

Dr. Richard C. Vie
Chairman Emeritus, Kemper Corp.

Mr. Fred Watkins
CEO, National Telephone Supply

Mr. Michael H. White
Chairman (Retired), Rite-Hite Holding Corporation

Mr. John A. Wundrock
President, CEO, Wisconsin Pharmacal Company

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate shall assist in the development of policies, standards, and programs that promote academic excellence, integrity, and growth, as well as assist in overseeing the academic and student life programs of the University.

Faculty with an asterisk are at-large senators. Senators with a "D" after their names are deans. All other senators are elected as representatives of the school where they teach.

  • Gaylund Stone (D)
  • Andrew Traynor
  • Suzanne Siegle
  • Mary Lou Kopp *
  • David Krenz *
  • Steven Montreal *
  • Lois Mueller*
  • Harvey Schmit
  • Rachel Pickett
  • Linda Samuel (D)
  • Nicole Muth*
  • Michael Uden* (D)