William C. Frye Award As president and CEO of the Helen Bader Foundation, Dan Bader is carrying out the vision of his late mother as well as leaving a legacy of his own. Over the past 21 years, the private foundation has given more than $216 million in grants to help strengthen the areas of youth development, workforce development and aging and Alzheimer’s in greater Milwaukee and beyond.
Frank Kirkpatrick Award Juli Kaufmann is passionate about sustainability and creating a positive long-term impact in her hometown. Through her company, Fix Development LLC, and her leadership efforts with other groups, such as the Mayor’s Green Team, she is helping create a city that is healthy, thriving and viable for all.
Doug Jansson Leadership Award sponsored by BMO Private Bank Victor Barnett, founder and executive director of Running Rebels Community Organization, is strengthening the future of Milwaukee’s youth through his agency, which provides job/skills training, mentoring, positive activities and scholarships.
The annual meeting and awards presentation is sponsored by JP Morgan, BMO Harris and U.S. Bank, with in kind sponsorship from the Harley-Davidson Museum.