Date: January 26, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MILWAUKEE – The Cream City Foundation (CCF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Charlie Nash (he/him) as its new Board Chair and President and Laura Mayerle (she/her) as new Board of Directors Vice Chair.
“The Cream City Foundation Executive Board selected Charlie and Laura because of their demonstrated enthusiasm and actions to support the LGBTQ+ Community – both in their most recent roles as Board Members, but also in their personal and professional lives,” said outgoing President and CEO DJ Quam. “Since joining our board, both Charlie and Laura have taken active roles in promoting Cream City Foundation both in the LGBTQ+ Community in Milwaukee, but also among the Corporate Community spanning multi-national corporations, to locally owned businesses. In a time when Cream City Foundation seeks to cement our impact in our community, Charlie and Laura are well suited to lead us into the future.”
Nash, who joined the Board of Directors in January 2020, is the Senior Director of Digital Technology for GE HealthCare’s financing arm, Healthcare Financial Services. Nash also helps lead GE HealthCare’s LGBTQ+ resource group – Pride Alliance. In addition to his role with CCF, Nash is also on the board of the non-profit adoption agency Adoption Choice Inc.
“I am honored to have been given the opportunity to continue the nearly 40+ years of work of Cream City Foundation and thank DJ and Angie for their leadership and dedication,” Nash said. “We are very excited about continuing our marquee scholarship program, events and work to support the funds and organizations within the Foundation and partners in the LGBTQ+ community of SE Wisconsin.”
Mayerle joined the Board of Directors in January of 2022 and is the Director of Corporate Training at Natera. She is also involved in the company’s resource groups and DEI engagement. Before Natera, Mayerle was a Performance Consultant and Coach for U.S. Bank.
Nash and Mayerle will transition into their roles starting February 2023 and succeed DJ Quam and Angie Harden. Quam and Harden will remain members at large of the Board of Directors. Nash and Mayerle can be contacted at (414) 225-0244 or Charlie.firstname.lastname@example.org or, email@example.com.
Cream City Foundation (CCF) is a not-for-profit organization that mobilizes philanthropic resources addressing the health, equity, and prosperity needs of the LGBTQ+ community in southeastern Wisconsin. To learn more about Cream City Foundation visit: https://creamcityfdn.org.
Contact Info: Logan Self / (414) 225-0244 / Logan.firstname.lastname@example.org