Release Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Contact: Jodi Legge, (608) 729-7796, firstname.lastname@example.org
MARCH OF DIMES WELCOMES FOUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS
Michael Arbet, Mark Binkowski, Phil Hausmann and Jason Nordby bring business experience to March of Dimes
MADISON, WI – MARCH 1, 2017 — Four prominent business leaders – Michael Arbet, Milestone Investment Advisors; Mark Binkowski, Urban Land Interests; Phil Hausmann, Hausmann- Johnson Insurance; and Jason Nordby, M3 – have been recently elected to the March of Dimes Board of Directors. March of Dimes board members provide strategic direction, fundraising support and business expertise to the Western Wisconsin Market.
“Michael, Mark, Phil and Jason all bring March of Dimes various expertise to help us grow our Western Wisconsin Market,” said Damond Boatwright, Regional President of Hospital Operations – SSM Health – WI - and March of Dimes Board Chair. “We have a big challenge in front of us – to continue our fundraising efforts so that all babies are given a fighting chance at birth. We’re thankful to have these business leaders’ help as we strive to give every baby a fair chance to be born full-term and healthy.”
Michael Arbet, Milestone Investment Advisors:
Michael Arbet comes to March of Dimes with a varied background. Raised on a dairy farm in Kenosha County, he did his BBA at UW Whitewater. He has been an investment professional since 1986 and completed his MBA at Marquette University in 2001. Formerly with Johnson Bank, Arbet’s business (Milestone Investment Advisors) is located in Middleton. Arbet enjoys international travel, having visited more than a dozen countries. He enjoys meeting new people and learning new things. Arbet and his wife, Anne, a pediatrician, have two sons, ages four and five, and they currently reside in Sun Prairie. The Arbets are drawn to the March of Dimes for both personal and professional reasons.
Mark Binkowski, Urban Land Interests
As a Madison native, Mark Binkowski has witnessed firsthand the transformation of Madison from a sleepy college town into a thriving small city. After graduating from the University of Denver and working for Jones Lang LaSalle in Chicago, he ultimately decided to come back to Madison to play a role in the city’s makeover. As a Development Associate with Urban Land Interests, Binkowski is actively working on development projects to further enhance the Downtown he now calls home. From the conversion of a former office building into a bustling bar and restaurant known as Lucille, to the major redevelopment of the former Anchor Properties, Binkowski is committed to improving Madison. In joining the March of Dimes Board, he is excited to bring his business acumen to help grow the organization.
Phil Hausmann, Hausmann-Johnson Insurance
Phil Hausmann is Partner and Property and Casualty Consultant at Hausmann-Johnson Insurance (HJI). HJI is committed to the Madison community and focuses on providing high-quality client-tailored risk management services. Phil earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Commercial Real Estate from Marquette University. He recently married, and he and his wife, Ellie, reside in Madison. In joining the March of Dimes Board, Hausmann hopes to bring his strategic business expertise and commitment to helping others to continue to expand the impact March of Dimes has on our community
Jason Nordby, M3
Jason Nordby is a Partner and Director of Employee Benefits Captive Practice at M3 Insurance. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, and went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Health Care Management from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Nordby did provider contracting and management for United HealthCare in Milwaukee and North Central Health Protection Plan (NCHPP) in Wausau. After moving to Madison, he worked for the Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative (The Alliance) before joining M3 in 2003. Nordby and his wife, Jody, live in Lake Mills with their two children. He came to the organization with a mission connection and wants to help the organization expand.
About March of Dimes
March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from March of Dimes research, education, vaccines, and breakthroughs.
For the latest resources and health information, visit our websites marchofdimes.org and nacersano.org. To participate in our annual fundraising event, visit marchforbabies.org. If you have been affected by prematurity or birth defects, visit our shareyourstory.org community to find comfort and support. For detailed national, state and local perinatal statistics, visit persistats.org. You can also find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, and check out our new video at: http://bit.ly/2MarchofDimesBabyZoe.
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