Press Release

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson Brings Leadership Development Expertise to MyPath Board


By - Aug 5th, 2020 09:29 am
Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson. Photo courtesy of MyPath.

Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson. Photo courtesy of MyPath.

Oconomowoc, Wis. – MyPath, a provider of specialized education, therapeutic and community support services for high-need individuals, announced today that Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson has been named to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

“We are thrilled that MyPath has been able to attract an individual of Dorothy’s caliber to our board,” said MyPath President Terry Leahy. “Her extensive experience in nonprofit and for-profit leadership roles will be invaluable as MyPath continues to expand its services in these times of significant need.”

“Dorothy is an accomplished executive who is known nationally as a skilled leader, speaker, and trainer.  We are confident that MyPath will benefit from her industry know-how and business acumen.”

About Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson

Buckhanan Wilson is currently President of D Innovare Consulting. Previously, she served as International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college women, with nearly 300,000 members and 1,000 chapters around the world. Buckhanan Wilson also held executive leadership roles at Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, Inc. and the Private Industry Council of Milwaukee. Earlier in her career, Buckhanan Wilson held marketing positions at S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. and Xerox Corporation.

About MyPath

With headquarters in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, MyPath offers services in more than 150 program locations across Wisconsin and Indiana, with a presence in 47 communities and supporting more than 1,700 individuals and families. MyPath is 100% owned by its 2,400 co-owners and ranks #50 on the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) list of America’s Largest Employee-Owned Companies.

Other members of the MyPath Board of Directors include Guy Smith, former President, United Health Milwaukee and current board member of the Milwaukee Boys and Girls Club; Robert “Rock” Pledl, attorney with Davis & Pledl, S.C. and long-time advocate for individuals with disabilities; Ron Pace, former Group President Interiors for Kohler Company; James Janz, a former Executive Officer of Zilber Ltd. and current Managing Director of the Zilber Family Foundation; and Jim Balestrieri, Chief Executive Officer of MyPath.

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