Ann Petrie is the President and CEO of RMHC Eastern Wisconsin. She oversees all aspects of the organization’s operations and development, and supports the Board of Directors. Her primary focus is to use the Chapter’s resources to deliver the best care possible to the families we serve. She also focuses her time on the Chapter’s Strategic Plan, including expanding our organization’s reach. In her free time, Ann enjoys spending time with her husband, John, and her four daughters. She also likes to read, play golf and bike.
Heather Egerer is the Volunteer Services Director. She oversees everything volunteer-related, including recruitment, training, retention and recognition of all volunteers, working closely with Maggie Flint and Kiley Erlandson. Heather has the pleasure of developing meaningful relationships with each volunteer. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors, as well as exploring the Milwaukee area and all it has to offer.
Jessica Greb is the Director of House Operations. Her day-to-day responsibilities consist of taking care of maintenance needs around the House with the help of our part-time Maintenance Technicians. She also works with volunteers and vendors on special projects, like putting together a piece of furniture or working with a landscape architect on the House’s landscape plan. In her free time, Jessica and her husband stay busy keeping up with their three children.
Bridget Kesner is the Director of Philanthropy. She is responsible for leading the philanthropy efforts at RMHC and works to share our mission with individuals, corporations, and foundations in order to raise funds and friends to support the House. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, laughing, and exploring new ways to express her creativity.
Melissa Marney is the Director of Marketing & Events. She is responsible for developing strategy and overseeing the execution of all marketing, public relations and event-related activities. She currently serves on the board of directors for Women for MACC (Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer), a charitable organization dedicated to raising awareness and funds to benefit pediatric cancer and rare blood disorder research. Melissa enjoys reading, music of all kinds, taking motorcycle trips with her husband and hanging out with their cuddly cat, Simon.
Kelly Schaer is the Family Services & Programs Director. She oversees the staff who works directly with the families to make their stay is as welcoming and supportive as possible. She also is the liaison to Children’s Wisconsin social workers and oversees the family program opportunities at the House. She lives with her husband, 3 kids (ages 8-18) and cat. She enjoys walking, reading and spending time with friends.
Angela Amborn is the Marketing and Development Coordinator. She creates content for the social media accounts and blog, as well as content for our email marketing. She also aides in the creation of event graphics and materials and assists Development teammates with any miscellaneous projects. In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews, reading and binge-watching shows on Netflix.
Maggie Flint is the Family Meal Program Coordinator. She schedules all the volunteer groups who come to make meals and snacks for our families. She also supports and stewards the volunteers while they are here to ensure they have a positive experience while at the same time, providing an uplifting guest family experience. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and dogs Bella and Champ, doing yoga, running, and cooking.
Angela Gilman is the Special Events Manager. She provides support to all signature events for the Ronald McDonald House including Chefs’ Dinner, Food and Families Luncheon, the RMHC Golf Classic, and the Black Tie Gala. In her free time Angela enjoys reading, going to concerts, and spending time with her family, friends and her dog, Louie.
Jennifer Krueger is the Database & Gift Services Manager. She manages all things related to the database and gift processing; using best practices to maintain data integrity and ensuring that donor intent is followed. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys keeping busy planning vacations, listening to audiobooks and podcasts, playing mini golf, seeing movies, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.
Rosanna Mazzulla is our Database & Gift Services Assistant. She assists the Database and Gift Services Manager and the Development team with data and information systems management and analysis in all RMHC Eastern Wisconsin databases. In her free time, she enjoys playing sports, traveling, cooking and visiting family.
Lorena Ramirez is our Facilities Specialist. Her responsibilities include stocking and maintaining cleaning supplies and assisting staff with translations for guest families. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, dancing and loves to spend time with family and friends.
Laura Schenk is a Family Services Manager. She works to ensure that guests are able to check into and out of the house smoothly. She also assists in all day to day family needs and works to provide our guest families with everything they need for a quality stay. In her free time, she loves spending time outside, visitng her family, reading, coaching and traveling.
Michael Anton is the Facilities Maintenance Technician. He is responsible for general maintenance of the Ronald McDonald House facility and grounds. He handles day to day maintenance issues, coordinates with outside contractors and responds to the House on a 24-hour basis for urgent issues. In his free time he likes to spend time with family, follow local sports teams, referee basketball and volunteer at local meal kitchens.
Carrie Jo Cherney is a House Manager. She assists families with their needs, oversees volunteers, and also organizes the playroom, keeps it clean, and enjoys choosing new toys to add on a regular basis. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping with her husband, children, and dog, reading and tutoring as well as refinishing furniture and working on her family’s 100+ year old house.
Amy Erickson is a House Manager. She settles families into the House, and interacts with our many volunteers and meal groups. She also helps organize the playroom, keeping it tidy and clean for kiddos to enjoy. In her free time, Amy enjoys spending time with friends and traveling as much as her schedule allows. She is a full-time student at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, and is pursuing her degree in social work.
Jessica Erkfitz is a House Manager. She ensures families have everything they need so they can settle into their “Home Away from Home” here at RMHC. One of her favorite tasks is making sure the newborn care packages are delivered to new parents. In her free time, Jessica is pursuing her Master of Social Work degree at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. She enjoys traveling, playing darts, going to concerts, and working out.
Carol Franke is the House’s Finance Manager. She prepares the monthly financial statements, payroll and payables checks, budget, strategic plan, tax forms, and works with the canister box program at the McDonald’s restaurants. In her free time, Carol enjoys traveling, especially with her family in National Parks, canoeing, biking, reading, gardening and crafting projects.
Erika Jakubic is a House Manager. She helps provide a positive guest experience for our families and assists with day-to-day family service needs. She also helps organize and pack the hospitality bags that go into each guest room before a family arrives. In her free time, Erika enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and volunteering abroad.
Olivia Kresse is a House Manager. She ensures that guest families have a positive experience here at RMHC and interacts with volunteers to be sure guests have what they need during their stay. In her free time, Olivia enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She will be pursuing her Masters in Nonprofit Management this fall at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Mike Liebherr is the Facilities Maintenance Technician. He does general maintenance and assists staff with any small projects or special requests. Mike recently retired after 30 years serving the Wauwatosa Fire Department.
Crystal Loftus is a House Manager. She helps ensure all of the families have what they need during their stay. When she isn’t at RMHC Eastern WI, Crystal is a high school math teacher. She enjoys going to baseball games and spending time with her friends and family.
Megan Reuter is a House Manager. She helps provide a positive guest experience for our families and assists with day-to-day family service needs. She also helps organize and pack the newborn bags for families with newborns. In her free time, Megan enjoys going on adventures with her family, reading, and running a small handmade crafts business.
Deanna Tappy is a House Manager. She helps provide a positive guest experience for our families and assists with day-to-day family service needs. In her free time, Deanna enjoys traveling, reading, collecting and listening to vinyl records and spending time with her dog and family.
Thea Voarass is a House Manager. She helps provide a positive guest experience for our families and assists with day-to-day family service needs. Thea lives in Wauwatosa with her husband and two kids and is pursuing a career as a professional musician/cellist.
McNugget, also known as Mac, is the RMHC’s professional cheer-giving House Dog. Mac was donated to the House as a puppy and adopted by RMHC volunteer, Beth Hurrle. Mac likes to visit the House throughout the week at various times to see as many of his friends as he can!