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About the Foundation

The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation, Inc. plays an important role with one of the most important issues with students—how to pay for college.

Formed in 1976, the Foundation operates as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization. It secures private sector support for the benefit of LTC and its students.

The goal of the Foundation is to reach out and meet the needs of our student population. Thanks to the generosity of our many donors, the Foundation is able to award over 300 scholarships annually.

Mission: The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation, Inc. supports, promotes, and facilitates the activities of Lakeshore Technical College and its students by soliciting contributions of funds, equipment and other resources and by making support available for selected programs.

Purpose: The Lakeshore Technical College Foundation, Inc. enhances the productivity, profit, and leadership resources within the Lakeshore community.

Board Members 2019-2020

Paul Bartelt
President/CEO, Vollrath Co.

Michael J. Brookins
Retired, Curt G. Joa, Inc.

Jesse Brotz
Human Resources Manager, Plastics Engineering Co.

Paul Carlsen
President, Lakeshore Technical College

Lynn Coady
Retired, Acuity Insurance

Kevin Delahunt
President, Food Service Division, Sargento Foods, Inc.

Jeff Deprez, Emeritus Member
Executive Director, Great Lakes Training and Development Center

Neil Desmond, Emeritus Member
Vice President/General Manager, Ametek

Jutta Furca
Sales Professional, Towsley's Inc.

Jim Gallimore
Senior Vice President, BMO Harris Bank, N.A.

Ben Harrison
President/CEO, Kaysun Corp.

Matt Jacobson
President, Heiden, Inc., Manitowoc

Tryg Jacobson
Owner, Jake's Cafe

Christine Loose
Vice President of Lodging and Wellness, Kohler Company

Don McAdams, Emeritus Member
Retired, Johnsonville Sausage LLC

Lou Ann Meyer
Retired, Sheboygan Medical Arts Groups

John C. Miller
Retired, Miller St. Nazianz, Inc.

Steve Mirecki, Emeritus Member
President, Color Craft Graphic Arts

Mike Mrdjenovich
Retired, Hub International Ltd.

Ross Niemi
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The Metal Ware Corporation

Kathie Norman
Attorney, Kees Manufacturing, Inc.

Trent Rammer
Vice President, Commerce State Bank

Randall Roethel
Representative, Principal Financial Group

Justin Selle
President and CEO, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital

Joseph Sheehan
Executive Director, Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation

Jay Torke
President, Torke Coffee Roasting Co.

Stefano Viglietti
Chef/Owner, Trattoria Stefano

Joe Yanda
Chief Operating Officer, Lakeside Foods, Inc.


Kristy Liphart
Vice President of Advancement

Jen Hennessey
Administrative Assistant to the VP of Advancement and VP of Strategy

Katie Willinger
Development Specialist

Rhetta Earle
Director of Student Outreach

Molly O'Connell
Assistant Treasurer - Foundation

For more information, contact:
Lakeshore Technical College Foundation
1290 North Avenue
Cleveland, WI 53015
Phone: 920-693-1000
E-mail: kristin.liphart@gotoltc.edu