Mequon resident Lisa Froemming has been named vice president
of philanthropy for Ascension Wisconsin.
will be responsible for leading foundation operations throughout the
state and will align philanthropy with system strategy across
Ascension Wisconsin to support innovative and mission- driven
services for Ascension’s patients and the communities it serves.
continue to serve as president and CEO of the Columbia St. Mary’s
Foundation, a position she has held for 14 years. During that
tenure, she successfully led the $42 million Beyond Medicine capital
campaign to build the new Milwaukee campus and expand community
She also led
fundraising for projects including the Polly and Bill Van Dyke
Cancer Center, Ascension Seton Mobile Dental Clinic, and
implementing 3-D mammography across the system.
critically important that our local foundation boards continue their
invaluable leadership and governance to best identify the needs of
each community,” said Bernie Sherry, senior vice president,
it is a privilege to take on the role.
“I look forward
to building a connected network of our expert staff across
Wisconsin, as we sustain and grow our relationships with local
boards, volunteers and donors,” she said.
Froemming is a
member of TEMPO women’s leadership organization and serves on its
membership committee, is a director and immediate past chair of the
board of Cedarburg Cultural Center and a member of the board of the
Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce.