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Mount Mary welcomes new Board of Trustees members

Board members each serve a three-year term.

By - Jul 18th, 2016 01:26 pm

MILWAUKEE (July 18, 2016) – Mount Mary University has elected new members to its Board of Trustees. Board members each serve a three-year term. The new members are:

Garth Cole, of Cedarburg, is presently the vice president, mass merchant channel at Johnson Controls, where he is responsible for the development and implementation of new product strategies. He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in marketing from Indiana State University and his master of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame. He currently serves on the board of the ALS Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.

Audrey Ditter, of Brookfield, is senior vice president and corporate treasurer at S.C. Johnson & Sons, Inc., where she has 24 years of experience. She is responsible for global financing, cash and investment management, foreign exchange, and commodity and risk management. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and is a certified public accountant. She also belongs to the Advancement Committee of Catholic Charities.

Ildiko Huppertz, of Delafield, is human capital executive at ProHealth Care, where she oversees the organization’s workforce planning, performance management, organizational design, management development and education, team development, succession planning, employee relations, employee onboarding and change management. She has a bachelor’s of arts degree in business administration/human resources from Lakeland College, a certificate in strategic leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Lubar School of Business, and has been certified by the Human Capital Institute as a strategic business partner. She serves on the Advisory Board of Safe Babies, Healthy Families; and Stillwater’s Cancer Support Services. She also serves as President of the Lake Country Women’s Club.

Kathy Hust, of Delafield, is retired from her position as vice president of community affairs at U.S. Cellular, where she led civic and philanthropic relations, corporate social responsibility and reputation in the Milwaukee/Chicago metro areas. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mount Mary and has a certificate in management from Marquette University. She is a board member of energybank Inc. and serves in an active advisory capacity for startup technology entities Seiva Technologies and Scanalytics Inc. She serves on the Board of Directors of Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, Zoological Society of Milwaukee and the Waukesha County Business Alliance. She also serves as an Executive mentor for gener8tor Startup Companies and Launch Pad at the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. Hust graduated in 2000 with a degree in business administration from Mount Mary University and has a certificate in management from Marquette University.

Mount Mary University, founded in 1913 by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, was Wisconsin’s first four-year, degree-granting Catholic institution for women. Located on an 80-acre campus in Milwaukee, the University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors for women and nine graduate programs for women and men. Mount Mary also emphasizes study abroad, service learning, and social justice initiatives. Its nearly 1400 students enjoy small class sizes (average 14) and over 90 percent of full-time students receive financial aid or scholarships. Through academic offerings, research opportunities, access to real life industry experience, and community service, Mount Mary develops individuals to be leaders in their professions and their communities, serving as role models to inspire achievement in others. Visit Mount Mary at

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