Andrea is a two-time graduate of Edgewood College. While working at Nicolet Instrument Corporation, a global medical manufacturing company, she completed her undergraduate degree in business via the evening and weekend degree program which spanned six years. In 2005, she resigned from her Director of Human Resources role at VIASYS Healthcare to return to Edgewood College to obtain a master’s in business administration. After graduating in 2006, she relocated to Minneapolis where she experienced the land of 10,000 lakes and Brett Favre playing for the Vikings. She spent five years working as an HR business partner with c-suite leadership at Royal Bank of Canada. In 2011, her family relocated back to the Madison area and her next employment adventure began with CUNA Mutual Group and continues today.
Andrea was appointed to the Alumni Board president role in 2019. She is also on the Board of Directors for non-profit DAIS (Domestic Abuse Intervention Services) in Madison, and recently completed two years of service with United Way of Dane County as a member of the insurance and finance division working with community leaders on the annual giving campaign.
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Allison is the AVP Business Solutions Specialist at the Bank of Sun Prairie. She works with the commercial clients to establish their business needs and coordinates the implementation of the bank’s Treasury Management products. Allison has been in banking for over 14 years and enjoys working with business owners and seeing their businesses grow. Her love for her community makes working at a community bank a perfect match for her.
Allison currently lives in Deerfield, Wisconsin with her three dogs. She grew up in Waunakee, Wisconsin and has been a Dane County resident her whole life. She enjoys walking and raising money for Breast Cancer Research. You can find Allison on many weekends walking her dogs, exploring different state parks around Wisconsin, and playing Euchre. Allison serves and volunteers on many different boards including Madison4Kids and being a Sun Prairie Chamber Ambassador. In 2018, she was named Waunakee’s Young Professional of the Year and currently is our Alumni Board President-Elect.
Enzo Ciarletta is the Senior IT Director for Care Wisconsin and member of the executive leadership team since 2019. Care Wisconsin is a non-profit Managed Care Organization (MCO) that provides services to 12,000 frail seniors and adults with disabilities in over 50 Wisconsin Counties. He has IT leadership experience in Healthcare, Telecommunications, Insurance, SaaS Service Provider, and Online Retail. Enzo has served as a Senior Software Developer, Systems Analyst, Application Architect, Project Manager, and Senior Technical Leader at companies including American Family Insurance, Performance Gateway/Enterprise Holdings, Shopbop.com/Amazon, CUNA Mutual Group, and TDS Telecom.
A retired Marine Officer, Chief Warrant Officer-3 (CWO3), Enzo Ciarletta concluded a successful 20+ year career with the United States Marine Corps Reserve. The most recent position held was that of Data Communications Platoon Commander for Marine Wing Communications Squadron-48 while stationed at Great Lakes Naval Station in Illinois. Enzo received a B.S. in Computer Science from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and holds an MBA from Edgewood College. He currently serves on the board of directors at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County, Vice President of Westhaven Trails Home Owners Association, and is a volunteer Firefighter for the City of Middleton.
As an entrepreneur, Enzo Ciarletta Founded Reliable Property Management Inc. in 1992 where he focuses on providing high-quality single family homes, duplexes and apartment rentals in Madison.
Versatile business and community leader with extensive people, operations, marketing and sales management experience. Born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin, Nick has spent his professional career helping young organizations become more collaborative, accountable and scalable. Nick is a member of the Leadership Team at FarWell, a Madison-based advisory firm that helps organizations successfully plan for and implement strategic change. In his role as 'Director of Employee Engagement,' Nick owns FarWell’s employee experience and engagement strategy. Nick is responsible for developing strategies to improve talent engagement, and manage programs designed to foster it, such as employee experience/wellness programs and other activities aimed at creating a positive workplace environment.
In addition to his work at FarWell, Nick is a Founding Member of CultureConUSA, connecting humans to inspire positive change around organizational culture; Change Geeks, a meetup forum for area Change Management leaders and practitioners; and Madison Tech & Society Meetup, a meetup forum for individuals to discuss and explore how technology is impacting their lives and strategies for finding balance in the digital age.
Awards and honors include: Madison Magnet 'Wisconsin Young Professional Award' (2019 nominee); InBusiness Magazine '40 Under 40' (2017); Edgewood College Ethical Leadership Award (2010); Edgewood College School of Business Scholarship and Leadership Award (2010); Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities (2010); Delta Mu Delta International Business Honors (2010); and 4x Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Scholar Athlete (2006 - 2009).
Outside of work (or during work) Nick is passionate about cribbage, soul music, buffets, board games and just about anything you’d find in a senior living community.
Margaret O'Brien taught elementary grades for 12 years and was elementary principal for 13 years in Wisconsin and Illinois. She was a professor in the School of Education at Edgewood College for 25 years. She taught and supervised student teachers for 22 years and was an administrative assistant for 3 years.
She serves on the Edgewood Campus School Board, volunteers at St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank and serves on various committees for the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa.
Carol has extensive background working with all aspects of retirement planning. Her primary focus is education and guidance for individuals in and near retirement to achieve their retirement goals. Carol creates lasting relationships with her clients and is thrilled to help guide them as they make life changing and legacy decisions. With the proper estate and retirement planning tools she designs a holistic strategy for her client’s future.
Carol is active in her community where she serves on the UW Carbone Cancer Center Advisory Board and is Co-Founder of Gunning For Hope Foundation.
Annie Weatherby-Flowers has worked for the City of Madison for 20 years initially with the Equal Opportunities Division and currently the Madison Public Library as Community Engagement Coordinator. She possesses a BS in Psychology with a Concentration in Organizational Development and Behavioral Leadership and a MA in Education with a Concentration in Adult Learning. She is also a Licensed Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor.
As Community Engagement Coordinator, Annie oversees the development and implementation of MPL community engagement and impact strategies. She collaborates with local stakeholders, community and private organizations and leaders to facilitate community conversations and identify local concerns to create and maintain valuable partnerships utilizing the Library’s people, places, and platforms to engage, collaborate, and build capacity for sustainable connections to its community, strategic planning and service delivery.
Annie is a very creative out-of-the-box thinker, community leader and educator. Annie has been a change agent for more than thirty plus years leading community initiatives and providing training around the issues of poverty, mental health, economic development, crime prevention, civil rights and affirmative action, diversity and inclusion, equity and social justice, substance abuse and HIV awareness and education.
Committed to racial equity and social justice, Annie is involved in many initiatives in the City of Madison such as the Annual Juneteenth Day Celebration, the Martin Luther King Coalition, The City of Madison’s Neighborhood Resource and Equity Community Connection Team, and the Madison Jazz Collective. She is also the Chair of the Dane County Equal Opportunities Commission and a member of the Advisory Board of UW Madison All of Us Research Project.
In addition, Annie is passionate about church ministry, economic, social and racial justice issues, Black history and resilience, community engagement and education. Her hobbies include genealogy, traveling, reading and doing Nana stuff.