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“It would be so fine to see your face at my door . . . "
College: Boston College Career: After college, I worked for our family’s business, Trad Carpets. After three years, I left to go to law school at Saint Louis University. I graduated in 1982 and began with the St. Louis law firm of Lewis Rice, where I remain today.
Where have you lived: Elm Grove, Milwaukee, St. Louis
College: Undergraduate: Rice University + Georgetown University; Graduate School: The George Washington University Career: Oh man--I might need more than 500 words for this! I am now retired. I worked on the Hill for ten years, for the US House of Representatives and the US Senate; US Export-Import Bank. I had various part-time jobs when the kids were little at The Brookings Institution; as a magazine editor for various publications; and for the last 15 years of my career at the Central Intelligence Agency. My best, but non-paying, job was staying home with our two young sons.
Where have you lived: Our primary residence is in Arlington, Virginia; however, we got an apartment in Albuquerque, NM last year to split our time between our sons' families so we can spend quality time with grandchildren in both places. Pre-pandemic I was coming to Wisconsin frequently to help my brother care for my 95-year-old mom.
College: McGill University, University of Wisconsin (Madison), University of Minnesota, Northwestern Health Sciences University Career: I have worked as a chiropractor in private practice for the past 38 years. I have worked as such in several capacities; first as an associate, then as a sole proprietor, and finally as clinic director for a multi-doctor and multi-disciplinary clinic in a suburb of Minneapolis. I care for people of all ages and have a particular specialty in the care of patients with scoliosis and other spinal disorders. I also spent 15 years as the chiropractor for the Minnesota Vikings.
Where have you lived: I have spent the bulk of my years since graduation in the Twin Cities, having moved there in 1977. In the years prior to moving to Minneapolis I spent time in Montreal, was a ski bum in Taos, New Mexico, sailed in the pacific, and traveled throughout Mexico and Central America.
College: DePauw University Career: Beth Israel Hospital, Milwaukee Children’s Hospital, Newton Wellesley Hospital, Bass River Pediatrics and for the past 20 years in the pediatric unit at Cape Cod Hospital.
Where have you lived: Since leaving Elm Grove, I have lived in Massachusetts. Initially in the Boston area, but on Cape Cod for the last 30 years.
Graduated: 1971 College: BBA, Southern Methodist University, 1975 Career: With over forty-five years of experience in sales, marketing, consulting, family counseling, and operations management, I have recently focused on cemetery counseling services for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries as a part-time, semi-retirement ministry.
College: Rollins College, Winter Park, FL Career: Owned "Lana Marme," ladies' dress and shoe boutique, for 35 years. Taught art for 12 years at: Marymount of Santa Barbara and Villanova Preparatory School in Ojai. Wrote a cooking column for local paper, Montecito Journal.
Where have you lived: Montecito, CA for past 35 years
College: UWM Career: I taught math in Racine, was an "accounting detective" at Globe-Union, was assistant to the controller at the Spanish TV station in Los Angeles and also at Channel 18 in Milwaukee. Finally, I was privileged to work for over 36 years in the Business Office at Brookfield Academy.
Where have you lived: I've lived in the Milwaukee area for all but three years in the 1960's, when I lived in Los Angeles.
College: University of Utah Career: Healthcare, almost exclusively in administration. The management part of my career started on a Family Medical unit at St. Luke's Hospital in Milwaukee in 1981, and is winding up in Family Medicine again - working for an organization supporting 400 Family doctors. In between I worked in Houston at Texas Children's Cancer Center.