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Fluno Center

Supporters of the Fluno Center

The Fluno Center for Executive Education is named in honor of Jere and Anne Fluno of Lake Forest, Illinois, who generously made a gift of $3 million toward the center's construction. Mr. Fluno, a 1963 graduate of the Wisconsin School of Business, is Retired Vice Chairman and Director of W.W. Grainger, Inc.

Other Major Gifts

  • Joanne Howard, BBA '62, MBA '63, Managing Director with the Dresdner RCM Global Investors, and Roy Howard, BBA, '64, retired health care executive, who gave $750,000 for the first floor auditorium
  • Irwin F. Smith, BS '62, MBA '64, Founding Partner of Columbus Circle Investors, Stamford, who gave $750,000 for the top floor banquet and reception room
  • The Eugenie Mayer Bolz Family Foundation by John Bolz, BS Letters and Science '50, and Robert Bolz, BS Engineering '44, of Madison, who made a $350,000 commitment to the center for an executive classroom
  • William Trukenbrod, BBA '61, Executive Vice President, The Northern Trust Company, Chicago, who gave $300,000 for an executive classroom in memory of his father, W. Karl Trukenbrod, and his grandfather, George C. Sellery
  • John J. Oros, B.A. in Business Administration, emphasis Marketing, Wisconsin School of Business '71, Chairman and CEO of Financial Guarantee Advisors, and Anne W. Oros, attended UW-Madison School of Social Work, made a generous financial commitment for the executive dining room
  • Kenneth B. Wackman, B.S. in Accounting at UW-Madison '35, donated a major gift for the courtyard

Other Sponsors

  • Ford
  • MGI