September 28, 2023

Kapco exec named CEO of Massive Brothers Massive Sisters of Metro Milwaukee

Neil Willenson

Massive Brothers Massive Sisters of Metro Milwaukee introduced right now that Neil Willenson has been appointed president and chief govt officer.

Amy Chionchio

Willenson succeeds Amy Chionchio who’s retiring after greater than 15 years of service to the group.

Beforehand, Willenson was the vice chairman of philanthropy and group affect for Grafton-based Kacmarcik Enterprises and Kapco, Inc. On this function, he led grantmaking to just about 1,000 nonprofit organizations since 2010 and coordinated large-scale fundraising occasions on behalf of the group.

“I wish to thank Amy for her excellent service to the Milwaukee group throughout which Massive Brothers Massive Sisters has taken big steps ahead to broaden high quality providers to 1000’s of youngsters all through metro Milwaukee,” stated Terry Nadeau, chairman of the BBBS board of administrators. “We welcome Neil Willenson who has the expertise and keenness to proceed our journey in serving to Milwaukee’s youth obtain their full potential.”

“I’m deeply grateful for the chance to function president and CEO of Massive Brothers Massive Sisters of Metro Milwaukee. This group has confirmed outcomes in making a transformative affect for a couple of thousand kids yearly,” stated Willenson. “I salute Amy Chionchio for greater than 15 years of service to the group. It’s a nice honor succeeding her as she and the board of administrators have set a powerful basis for organizational enlargement.”

Willenson was the founding father of Camp Heartland (now known as One Heartland), which serves kids, youth and households dealing with vital well being challenges and social isolation. He’s additionally co-founder of Camp Hometown Heroes, a nationwide summer time camp for youngsters of fallen U.S. service members in addition to Co-founder of Camp Reunite, a program for youngsters who’ve an incarcerated dad or mum.

Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and actual property reporter for 11 years. A College of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he’s a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego along with his spouse, Seng, their son, Zach, and their canine, Hokey. He’s an avid sports activities fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Affiliation board of administrators.