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Barb Bolens
Public Member

Barb Bolens has over 35 years of experience in strategy, capital raising and deployment, retirement and pension plan management, M&A, and investor relations operations at publicly traded global companies with revenues of $600 million to $20 billion. She is currently the director of the Nicholas Center for Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at the University of Wisconsin School of Business full-time MBA program. Prior to this role, she was the executive vice president of strategy and investor relations/communications at Enerpac Tool Group. She was also vice president and treasurer of Komatsu America, Joy Global Inc., and Brady Corporation and director of investor relations/assistant treasurer at Quad. Barb served on the Advisory Board of Alto Shaam for five years and currently is the vice president/treasurer of the Skylight Music Theater and is on the advisory board of Milwaukee Women Inc. Barb has completed the Women’s Director Development Program at Northwestern’s Kellogg University. She holds an MBA with a specialization in finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and BBA in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2009, the Milwaukee Business Journal named her a Women of Influence at the Corporate Executive Level. In her free time, she enjoys training for and competing in triathlon events.

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