December 3, 2023

🔒 High MMAC exec to grow to be subsequent president for Junior Achievement Wisconsin

Julie Granger, a longtime member of the management workforce on the Metropolitan Milwaukee Affiliation of Commerce is stepping right down to grow to be the subsequent president of Junior Achievement Wisconsin.

Granger is slated to start the function on Nov. 13. Her final day with MMAC was Friday, Oct. 27.

A nationwide nonprofit with about 100 state chapters, Junior Achievement develops programming aimed it growing monetary literacy and work readiness in America’s youth.

The Wisconsin chapter, which is headquartered in Milwaukee, had been led by Michael Frohna, however he stepped down from the function on June 30, to develop a brand new Junior Achievement Wisconsin initiative, defined Jenny Gryniewicz, senior director of philanthropy & stewardship stated Friday.

Troy Carrothers, the nonprofit’s former board chair, has served as president on an interim foundation whereas the nonprofit performed a nation-wide seek for a everlasting substitute, Gryniewicz stated. That search yielded over 170 candidates.

“Julie was by far the most effective. Simply the proper candidate,” Gryniewicz stated Friday. “We’re so excited to have her.”

Whereas a boon to Junior Achievement Wisconsin, Granger’s announcement marks one other management transition for MMAC, which can also be seeing its longtime president, Tim Sheehy, retire after 31 years with the group. Former Wisconsin state senator, Dale Kooyenga, will take over the management reins on Jan. 2. Kooyenga joins MMAC as a senior vice chairman firstly of this 12 months

In an e mail despatched to mates and colleagues this week, Granger known as her 25 years with MMAC a useful a part of her life.

“I’ve had the privilege to forge robust relationships, work with unimaginable co-workers, deal with enterprise challenges and contribute to the expansion of our neighborhood. The experiences I’ve gathered throughout my tenure right here will all the time maintain a particular place in my coronary heart,” Granger wrote. “As I look ahead, I’m completely thrilled to steer a company devoted to inspiring and getting ready college students for achievement! JA’s mantra is ‘boundless alternative,’ and I can’t wait to work with the workforce on offering monetary literacy, profession readiness and entrepreneurship expertise to hundreds of scholars all through the state.”

In an announcement supplied Friday, Sheehy stated Granger was invaluable within the progressive management roles she crammed throughout her time at MMAC and “instrumental in supporting the membership, mission and outcomes of MMAC.”

“We want her nicely in her new function as she carries on the work to make this a area of selection for all,” he stated.

Ryan Amundson, senior director of communications with the group, stated MMAC leaders are presently discussing how finest to fil the chief vice chairman function throughout the group, given the present management transitions which can be already afoot.