Thank You

Annual Fund Contributors

The artistic, educational, and engagement programs of Milwaukee Ballet are made possible by the generous support of our friends. While space limitations prevent us from listing gifts under $500 Milwaukee Ballet gratefully acknowledges the generosity of all of our donors. 

This donor list reflects gifts given from December 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020. (last updated 01.28.21). Please contact the Development Department at 414.902.2114 with any questions regarding your listing.

$100,000+

Donald and Donna Baumgartner
Dohmen Family Foundation
Herzfeld Foundation
Sue and Allan “Bud” Selig
United Performing Arts Fund
Wisconsin Department of Administration

$50,000-$99,999

The Lynde & Harry Bradley Foundation
Charter Manufacturing Company
Einhorn Family Foundation
Fiserv, Inc.
Elaine N. Peterson*
The Shubert Foundation, Inc.
Nita Soref

$25,000-$49,999

Anonymous
Robert Dohmen
Ettinger Family Foundation
The Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family
Heil Family Foundation
Stanley Kritzik
Milwaukee County CAMPAC
Susanna and Justin Mortara
Northwestern Mutual Foundation, Inc.
Dr. George Sosnovsky Charitable Trust
Laurie and Byron Vielehr
Jeffery W. Yabuki

$10,000-$24,999

Anonymous (2)
Christopher and Jennifer Abele
Associated Banc-Corp
Bader Philanthropies, Inc.
Jim and Jane Bell
BMO Harris Bank
Lori and William H. Bonifas
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony W. Bryant
Catalyst Construction LLP
The Cudahy Foundation
Nancy and Steve Einhorn
Einhorn Family Charitable Trust
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Blue Morpho Fund
– William A. and Mary Bonfield Jr. Fund
– Marjorie and Joseph Heil Fund
– Virginia Booth Vogel Fund
Haribo of America, Inc.
Irgens Partners LLC
Mary Ann and Charles La Bahn
Joan Lubar and John Crouch
Sheldon and Marianne Lubar
Dr. Suzanne Martens
R. Jan Pirozzolo-Mellowes and John Mellowes
Anne and Tom Metcalfe
Milwaukee County CARES for Arts & Culture Grant
MPS Partnership for the Arts and Humanities
National Endowment for the Arts
Anne E. Oberbeck
Peck Foundation, Milwaukee LTD.
The ROS Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rumpf
Jeff and Sandy Schlinsog
Sensient Technologies Foundation, Inc.
von Briesen & Roper s.c.
Werner Family Foundation
Wisconsin Arts Board
Kay and Richard Yuspeh

$5,000-$9,999

John Ambrose
Baird
Barb and Aaron Baltz
John P. Baumgartner
Tonit M. Calaway and David Swanson
Capital Midwest Fund
CBRE
Sarah and Peter Damsgaard
Thomas J. and Deborah W. Degnan
Michael and Margaret DeMichele
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Norm and Lucy Cohn Family Fund
HGA Architects and Engineers
Hannah and Jason Jahn
Sally Baumgartner Jarrar
Joshua and Megan Jeffers
Johnson Controls Inc.
Amy Schmidt Jones and Andrew Jones
JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Matt and Kathryn Kamm
Richard M. Kaul
Laffey, Leitner and Goode, LLC
Joel and Arlene Lee
Marcus Corporation
Michael and Heather Meinolf
MGIC
Michael Best & Friedrich
Milwaukee Arts Board
Joyce and Bruce Myers
Kelly J. Noyes
Andy Nunemaker
Jill G. Pelisek
PNC Financial Group
PNC Foundation
Gene & Ruth Posner Foundation
William and Margaret Raasch
Rite-Hite Foundation
Rite-Hite Holding Corporation
The Jerome Robbins Foundation
Rockwell International Corp. Trust Matching Program
Kathleen D. Ryan
Michael and Mary Burke Ryan
Keri Sarajian and Rick Stratton
Molly and Scott Schweiger
Judson and Amy Snyder
Stackner Family Foundation
Bert L. & Patricia S. Steigleder Charitable Trust
Richard and Ann Teerlink
Victoria Teerlink and Jeffrey Drope
Kathleen and Frank Thometz
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
Vanguard Charitable
– The Paula Steiner Charitable Fund
Anne and Fred Vogel III
We Energies Foundation
Robert F. Weisberg
Cathy and Michael White
Sarah and Steven Zimmerman

$2,500-$4,999

Anonymous (3)
Molly and Ben Abrohams
The Bartolotta Restaurants
Robert Baumgartner
Joan and Fred Brengel Family Foundation, Inc.
Robert and Sharon Brenner
Briggs & Stratton Corporation Foundation, Inc.
Adam H. Christian and Rachel J. Bloch
Kathleen Allen Crocker
Ruth DeYoung Kohler II*
Elizabeth and Justin Drew
Chad and Kimara Ellefson
Todd Endres
Foley & Lardner LLP
Jason Fricke and Wanetta Chartier
Rick and Lili Friedman
Brian and Diana Gaertner
The Gardner Foundation
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Schomer Lichtner Scholarship Fund
– David C. Scott Foundation Fund
– Ivan P. Steingart Fund
Colette and William Goldammer
Mrs. R. Goeres Hayssen
Meg Hopkins and Jim Best
Todd and Monica Horvath
Suzanne and Michael Hupy
Anne K. Klisurich
The La Macchia-Parker Family Fund
Brian and Nicole Lammi
Tracy Luber and Gil Southwell
Barbara Mangiafico
Gregory and Susan Milleville
Andrew and Tai Pauls
Douglas Peacock
Maxx and Rebecca Rodriguez
Peggy Kelsey and Michael Teich
Ann Windsor and Doug Stahl
Wilfred W. Wollner Jr.

$1,000-$2,499

Anonymous
Ian Abston
Brian and Denise Alberti
David and Patricia Anderson
Adam and Rachel Arndt
Sheila M. Baker and Rick D’Aloia
Stacy and Brian Bartsch
Clair and Mary Baum
Arthur J. and Carolee C. Beutler
Ulrich and Lina Broeckel
Brookbank Foundation
Valerie Brumder
Barney Brumm
Matt and Jeana Cariello
José A. Carlino
Cheryl and Stuart Carron
Susan Cerletty
Beth and Eric Cherveny
Dr. Louis Chicquette
Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Cook
Reverend David E. Cooper
Lauren Croal
Curt and Sue Culver
Arya Daire
Christine and Peter Duback
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Einhorn
Albert J. & Flora H. Ellinger Foundation
Joseph Engman
Henry and Julie Escalante
Jeff and Kelly Fitzsimmons
Janet and Stanley Fox
Tim and Sue Frautschi
Allan and Mary Ellen Froehlich
Kailyn and Jacob Garro
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Donald and Barbara Abert Fund
– Fedorczak Family Fund
– Dr. Anthony and Donna Meyer Fund
– Drs. George and Christine Sosnovsky Fund
– Wiberg Family Fund
Joe and Dina Goode
Bob and Joan Goodman
Josh Griffith and Adriana Vega-Griffith
Cheryl and William Guc
Glen and Claire Hackmann
George A. Hanneman
Carla H. Hay
Liv and Wayne Heidenreich
Evan and Marion Helfaer Foundation
Kristin Holzhauer
Michael and Mary Ignatowski
Melissa Irwin
Jeffrey A. Jaeger
Dr. John and Andrea Grant
Johnson Controls Foundation
Sarah and Richard Kimball
Russell and Melissa Kohl
Leslie Kohler
Brent and Robin Korte
Tara and Darren Kozik
Krause Family Foundation
Dr. Robert and Mrs. Debra Krieger
Dr. and Mrs. David L. Larson
Ravenna and Randy Lipchik
Tony and Carla Maarraoui
Anne L. Martino
James L. McFarland
Jean Baumgartner McGrath
Sebastian Mei and Dalyn Ward
Katherine and Daniel Milbeck
Mr. and Mrs. David Moegenburg
Amy Moller and Jeffrey Frank
Dr. Barry Mullen
Geoffrey and Kathleen Mykleby
Michael and Susan Nesemann
Gregory and Rhonda Oberland
Kristine and Tom Obrecht
Maggey and David Oplinger
Charles D. Ortgiesen Foundation, Inc.
Maya Owens Special Needs Trust
Joseph Pabst and John Schellinger
Sarah Thomas Pagels and Jesse Pagels
Lois and Richard Pauls
Anthony Petullo Foundation, Inc.
Christopher and Kristin Piotrowski
Susan Podjaski
Pride Foundation
– The Paul Mandracchia and Gary Hollander Community Fund
Jeffrey and Marlaina Quintana
Christine Radiske and Herbert Quigley
RDK Foundation
Lisa and Thomas Read
Mr. and Mrs. V. Ross Read III
Merlin and Gladys Rostad Arts Fund
Lacey Sadoff
Bethany and John Schlueter
Margaret Atherton and Robert Schwartz
Dr. Linda L. Sell
Karen Siepmann
Heidi and Kevin Sjostrom
Lyn Slater
Barbara Steinmetz
Erin and Erik Stilp
Thomas and Sharon Stoffel
Cynthia and Jim Stoll
Frederick P. Stratton Jr.
Maddy J. Tarbox and Jeffrey Gruchalski
Jennifer Uihlein
United Way of Greater Milwaukee, Inc.
Joan R. Urdan
Mary Vandenberg and Keith Mardak
Alicia Vogel
Rhona E. Vogel
Christopher and Karla Walther
Faye and Richard Wetzel
Heide Wetzel
Marcia J.S. Richards and Donald R. Whitaker
Ms. Maxine Wishner
Brenda Wood and Joel Haubrich
Craig C. Young and Sharon Busey
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Zale

$500-$999

Anonymous (9)
Dave and Wendy Anderson
Jane and James Anderson
Nancy Anderson
Rick and Stacie Andritsch
Regina and Ronald Antonie
Robert Armstrong
Jean J. Baesemann
Daniel Bantin
Mark and Laura Barnard
Jim and Katie Bathie
William J. K. Beaudot
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Behling
Richard and Shirley Behrendt
Elizabeth Benz
Liz Bickley
Robert and Ellen Bladorn
Patty Blommer and Tim Wallis
Ramel and Danielle Bly
Matthew and Jessica Braeger
Lenore Brahm
Katherine Brooks and Dudley C. Palmer
Marcia Brooks and Edward Hammond
Dr. Ann M. Brophy and Mr. James L. Brown
Janet and Elmer Brown
Dr. F. Martin Brutvan
Karen L. Campbell
Dennis Clark
Amy and Dennis Connolly
Catherine and Mario Costantini
Luis De Yturbe
Jason Diamond and Amy Taylor Diamond
Judges John and Jean DiMotto
Kate Dougherty and Patrick Hurley
Gary Drescher
Debra A. Eder
Terese and Daniel Einhorn
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Eisman
Laura and John Emory Jr.
April Falk
Wendy Farrell
Peter Kammer and Ms. Moira Fitzgerald
Kari and Bill Foote
Meggan Friedman and Sam Valenzisi
Claire Gallam
Melinda and Drew Galow
Holly Gamblin
Mark and Virginia Gennis
Richard and Ellen Glaisner
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Joan and Peter W. Bruce Fund
– Margarete and David Harvey Fund
– Mary and Charles Kamps
– Bill and Gwen Werner Fund
Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS Youth Foundation
Jennifer and Brian Green
David and Chintana Haas
Ann Halstead
Peter and Sarah Hammond
Charlie Hauske
Thomas Hesse
Kelly Hetherington
Jason Hilgart
Jennifer Hilgendorf
Winnie R. Huebsch
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Jahnke
Ann Janikowsky
Jewish Community Foundation
– Mark and Cheryl Brickman Philanthropic Fund
– Alice and Jerome Jacobson DAF
– Pam Kriger Donor Advised Fund
– Burton and Audrey Strnad DAF
Cynthia Jensen
Fred and Ruth Joachim
Anton and Jorie Johansen
Jeff Johnson
Steve and Lynn Johnson
Kathleen Juday
Mike and Kara Kaiser
Sang and Jiyeon Kim
Dr. Dean and Mary Klinger
Kelly Knoke
Terry Kocourek
Karin Konrad
AnnMarie and Wayne Kraszewski
Josh Krsnak
Peter J. Kudlata and Margie Freeman
Patricia A. Lombardo
Robert and Mary Loots
Peter Lovance
Ann MacIver
Kristin Mader
Lee C. Marquardt
Michael Martens
Carrie and Paul Matteson
Stephen and Janis Mayer
Jan S. McAuliffe
Danielle McClune
McCreary Charitable Fund
Jim Mortell
Melissa Moyer
Donna J. Neal
Tim and Pam Neumann
Evan Nicoud
North Shore Bank
Christopher B. and Anne L. Noyes
Joe and Cate Olson
Dr. Sandra L. Osborn
Dr. Deborah Paul
Kathy Peterman and Gary Nadolsky
Julia and Matthew Petersen
Mary W. Peterson
Jayne and Michael Pink
Renee and Mitch Quick
Meyer & Norma Ragir Foundation
RBC Wealth Management
Toby E. Recht
Reha Cohen
Dan Ryan and Colleen Reilly
Reinhold Charitable Fund
Christine Retert
Cynthia Rigsby
RiverFront Investment Group
Joan Robertson
Colleen Rosen
Thomas and Judy Saeger
Amy and Tony Sarnowski
Kay Schanke
Lia Schwinghammer
Richard and Elizabeth Sharp
Thomas F. Sharp
Neil and Terri Siegel
Gary and Sharon Simon
Sarah Sobeck
Mary Stanley
Barry and Sue Szymanski
Benjamin Teich
Stephanie Thompson
Deanna and Eric Tillisch
Nicole and Joe Timm
Diane Toonen
Chuck Torner
Joy Towell
Mary Treadaway
Corinthia Van Orsdol and Don Petersen
Heather and Jason Van Roo
Daniel G. and Susan B. Vliet
Randall and Gillian Vodnik
Mark and Anne Weitenbeck
Jerome and Bonita Welz
Dr. and Mrs. Harvey Woehlck
Kathleen Wojcik
Diana J. Wood

  • Gifts-In-Kind

    Altius Gymnastics
    Associated Banc-Corp
    The Barre Code
    The Bartolotta Restaurants
    Donald and Donna Baumgartner
    Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
    The Brittish Way
    Lori and William H. Bonifas
    Carlisle
    Carroll and Van James Studios of Photography
    Cheryl and Stuart Carron
    CBRE
    Kathleen Allen Crocker
    Crossroads Motorsport, LLC
    Nathaniel Davauer and Davauer Photography
    Delaware North Sportservice
    Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin
    First Stage Milwaukee
    Foley & Lardner LLP
    Jason Fricke
    Froedtert Sports Medicine Center
    Geneva National Resort & Club
    Glorioso’s Italian Market
    Italian Community Center
    The Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
    Dr. Kristine Juergens
    Just Kidding Kids Cuts
    Peter J. Kudlata
    La Terre
    Lake Geneva Cruise Line
    Lakeshore Chinooks
    Lammi Sports Management
    Greg and Linda Marcus
    Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
    Amy Maxwell
    Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club
    Milwaukee Bucks
    Milwaukee County Parks
    Milwaukee County Zoo
    Milwaukee Film
    Milwaukee Public Museum
    Mullett Ice Center
    Dr. Mary Neff
    Paul O’Keeffe Consulting
    Eric Olson and Saturn Lounge
    Orangetheory Fitness
    Paper Machinery Corporation
    Andrew and Tai Pauls
    Peck Foundation, Milwaukee LTD.
    Kara Peery
    Jayne and Michael Pink
    Prairieville Park
    Pump It Up
    Nicholla and Chad Raube
    Rodney and Jenise Reider
    Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
    Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park
    Skylight Music Theatre
    Social Candy
    SPIRE Fitness
    Stonefire Pizza Co.
    Third Coast Provisions
    Urban Ecology Center
    Urban OM
    Laurie and Byron Vielehr
    von Briesen & Roper, s.c.
    We Energies
    Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
    ZenZen Yoga Arts

  • Matching Gifts

    Baird
    BMO Harris Bank
    GE Foundation
    Hewlett Packard Enterprises
    IBM Matching Grants Program
    Johnson Controls Foundation
    Microsoft
    Morgan Stanley
    Paypal Giving Fund
    PNC Foundation
    PPC Foundation
    RBC Wealth Management
    RiverFront Investment Group
    Rockwell International Corp. Trust Matching Program
    We Energies Foundation
    We Energies Group