MARCH OF DIMES ANNOUNCES THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 30, 2013 – The March of Dimes Wisconsin Chapter is pleased to announce three new members of the State Chapter Board of Directors. March of Dimes board members, who serve as volunteer leaders, help the organization with strategic planning and revenue development to advance its mission to prevent birth defects, infant mortality and premature birth.
John H. Wink is a shareholder in the law office of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren. Wink works in the firm’s Banking and Finance and Business Law practices. He serves a wide variety of clients, including financial institutions and asset-based lenders, as well as privately held and public companies in all aspects of financing transactions. Prior to law school, Wink studied accounting and passed the CPA exam. Wink received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Wisconsin- Madison. He also earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Krisstina Ebner is a Senior Associate at the law firm of Godfrey & Kahn in the Corporate practice group, located in the Milwaukee office. Her team focuses on mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations for companies of all sizes and in various industries. Ebner received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree summa cum laude in Finance with a Global Business minor, as well as her Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude in Spanish, from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She earned her law degree magna cum laude from Marquette University Law School.
John C. Rogers is the founder and president of Capstone National Partners, a public affairs firm with offices in Milwaukee and Washington DC. He maintains an active role as a strategist, advising high- tech and bio-tech companies, premier national and regional research organizations and pro-research, pro-cure patient advocacy groups on how to shape public policy to best advance science.
Rogers has nearly 30 years of experience in politics, public policy, business and government affairs. He has worked at the federal and state levels of government, in the executive and legislative branches, as an advocate and a media and political strategist for individuals, corporations, municipalities, state governments, non-profit organizations and leading political figures.
“We are very pleased to have these candidates join our effort to give all babies a healthy start in life,” said Jodi Legge, State Director, Wisconsin Chapter March of Dimes. “Their commitment to our mission, their collective vision and their community-based experience will serve us well in improving the health of babies in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin.”
About the March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. More than four million babies are born in the United States each year and the March of Dimes has helped each and every one of them through research, education, vaccines and breakthroughs. In Wisconsin, one-in-nine babies is born prematurely. For the latest resources and information, visit www.marchofdimes.com or find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.