Join us in person or virtually for our next Leadership Series, featuring Timothy R. Sheehy, president of Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.

"In Pursuit of a Globally Completive Region: Our Role as Citizen Leaders"

Concordia's Leadership Series is a signature, semi-annual event that exists to recognize and encourage ethical leadership principles and provide networking opportunities for business and community leaders to come together in a dynamic, Christian, higher education environment.

Presenting Sponsor: PNC Bank


Registration is required for this event, whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

Registration for in-person attendance closed on Oct. 11, 2021.

Registration for free virtual attendance is open up to the start of the event. Click here to register for virtual attendance.


Siebert Dining Hall

Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI

  • 7:30-9:00 a.m. CST (Doors open at 7:00 a.m.)
  • Networking and breakfast, program at 8:00 a.m.

Mask policy—CUW follows CDC guidelines. Final details will be emailed to you in advance.


Individual - $30

Corporate Sponsor - $300

  • One (1) table of eight for the event
  • Company name on hard-copy program and on table sign
  • Company name recognition on presentation screen during guest arrival

Supporting Sponsor—$2,000

  • All Corporate Sponsor benefits with TWO (2) tables of eight
  • Pre-event meet and greet for (2) sponsor attendees with Event speaker and CUW senior leadership
  • Recognition from the podium during announcements and introductions


Timothy R. Sheehy is president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. MMAC represents over 2,000 businesses, serving as the region’s board room in pursuit of a globally competitive economy that fosters high-value jobs to sustain a vibrant quality of life for all.

Sheehy also serves as Chair of the Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation. He was appointed by Gov. Evers as Chair of the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District Board and Gov. Walker to the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. He was the founding Board Chair of Rocketship Community Schools. He also serves on the Boards of Milwaukee College Prep, Reagan High, City Forward Collective, Teach for America, School Choice Wisconsin and the Badger Institute.

He is past board chair of the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives and past Treasurer of Summerfest. He has an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has been appointed by three previous Governors to Chair various state commissions.

Prior to joining MMAC, Sheehy served Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner as a legislative assistant, and was the recipient of a Lyndon Baines Johnson Congressional Internship. He is a graduate of the Institute of Organizational Management, and a Certified Chamber Executive. Sheehy graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in political science and was a scholarship athlete for UW’s baseball team.

He is married with three children.