The Cream City Foundation board of directors selected Brett Blomme to serve as its next president and CEO. Blomme will oversee all day-to-day operations of the foundation, including its convening, grant-making and philanthropic initiatives, and will assume his duties on June 5.

“The board is very pleased to welcome Brett as our leader,” said Eric Peterson, chair of the Cream City Foundation Board of Directors. “His passion for philanthropy is contagious. Brett believes that philanthropy has the power to bring people together, transform lives and make meaningful, positive change within communities.”

Blomme has nearly 15 years of experience in philanthropy, community organizing, law and nonprofit management. He currently serves as the director of major gifts for the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW).

Prior to ARCW, Blomme worked on campaigns for Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, in addition to Fair Wisconsin. Blomme has a B.A. in Political Science from Marquette University and a J.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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