Welcome to new Board members

It’s a new fiscal year at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center and that means some fresh faces on our Board of Directors.

Please join us in welcoming Shaleen Devgun, Susan May, Scott Murphy and Kim Ritzow who fill vacancies created by retiring board members Darwin Copeman, Mame Heaney, Jim Johnson, Karen Laws and Robert Di Renzo.

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A group of top business and civic leaders, our Board of Directors also represents a group passionate about the power of the live performing arts.
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Fox Cities P.A.C. Board Chair Beth Flaherty


Flaherty will continue on to her second year as board chair.

Angelo Ninivaggi will serve as vice chair. Ninivaggi is currently the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Plexus Corp. where he has been employed since 2002. Ninivaggi first joined the board at the Center in 2012.

John Krause, a current board member, has also been re-elected to the role of secretary-treasurer. Krause is a partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP. Krause first joined the board at the Center in 2012.

John Hogerty will continue to serve as immediate past chair. Hogerty is the executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of Bergstrom Corporation. He first joined the board at the Center in 2008 and served as chairman from 2012-2015.

Learn more about our new board members below:
Shaleen Devgun is the executive vice president and chief information officer at Schneider. Prior to joining Schneider in 2009, he spent 12 years in management consulting with Diamondcluster International and Deloitte. Shaleen and his family reside in Appleton and are actively involved with INDUS Fox Valley.

Susan May has served as the president and CEO of Fox Valley Technical College since 2008, having joined the organization in 1983 and working in several leadership capacities for the college over the years. She received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin – Stout and her doctorate from Nova Southeastern University. Susan is an active board member or partner with many organizations in the region.

Scott Murphy joined Jewelers Mutual in 2015 as president and CEO. Prior to joining the company, Scott was an executive partner and principal in the insurance industry consulting group Triad Analytic Solutions. Scott is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.

Kim Kolbe Ritzow is a community advocate and volunteer. For the past several years she has served on the Fox Cities P.A.C. Advocacy Committee, has served on the fundraising committees for Friends of the Appleton Public Library and for WisconSibs. She is a frequent docent for the Trout Museum of Art and serves as a Cabinet Member of Ambassadors for Catalpa Health.

Please help us wish them all a warm welcome to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center!
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