Featuring Joseph G Koss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Culver Franchising Systems, LLC

"From Small Town Business to Fan Favorite: The Culver's Way"

Concordia is thankful to its presenting sponsor, PNC.


Supporting Sponsor | $2,000

  • Recognition of support via press release and social media coverage about the event
  • Two (2) tables of eight for the event in a preferred room location
  • Logo recognition on presentation screen during guest arrival
  • Logo recognition on hard-copy event program
  • Pre-event meet and greet for two (2) sponsor attendees with CUW President Rev. Patrick T. Ferry, Ph.D., other CUW senior leadership, and the event speak (as the speaker's schedule allows)
  • Recognition from the podium during announcements and introductions

Corporate sponsor | $300

  • One (1) table of eight for the event
  • Company name on hard-copy program and on table sign
  • Company name recognition on presentation screen during guest arrival

Individual | $30


Concordia University Wisconsin | Siebert Dining Hall
12800 N. Lake Shore Drive
Mequon, Wisconsin


Please RSVP by Tuesday, October 22. To reserve your spot, click here or on the button to the right.

Questions? Contact Michelle Buss at Michelle.Buss@cuw.edu or 262-243- 4337.


Joseph G. Koss is president and chief executive officer of Culver Franchising System, LLC, the franchisor for over 700 Culver’s restaurants in 25 states. In this capacity, Joe oversees the direction and strategy for all of Culver’s operations and maintenance of mutually beneficial relationships with franchisees, suppliers, team members, guests and other stakeholders.

Joe joined CFS in 1997 as controller. Since 2000 he held the role of chief financial officer and was named president and CEO in December 2016. During Joe’s tenure the Culver’s system has grown from 53 restaurants with system-wide sales increasing from $58 million to over $1.5 billion.

A native of Two Rivers, WI, Joe earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Marquette University. He and his wife Darcy reside in Waunakee, WI with their daughters; Addison and Julia, and son Benjamin.

Joe is a member of the board of directors for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association and the US Farmers & Ranchers Alliance. Outside the office he volunteers for various fundraisers and non-profits; and enjoys coaching basketball.