Milwaukee, WI – September 27, 2017 – Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc. has named Michael Frohna, CFRE, as its new president. He succeeds Tim Greinert, who accepted a national leadership position with Junior Achievement USA.
Frohna has more than 25 years of executive and nonprofit experience, most recently as vice president and chief philanthropy officer of the BloodCenter of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Previously he served as the assistant vice president of advancement at St. Norbert College, followed by foundation leadership roles with two major health systems in northeast Wisconsin.
“Michael’s blend of experience in the not-for-profit and education arena is a winning combination that fits our mission at Junior Achievement,” said Raymond Wilson, chair of the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. “Michael’s documented Foundation success will be an asset to connecting community leaders statewide with Junior Achievement and the young people they inspire.”
He earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and a Management Development Program Certificate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
“I am thrilled to join Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and the 12 district teams and thousands of volunteers who bring our mission to life each day. The impact of our work is far-reaching, touching individuals, families and communities. I am excited to help Junior Achievement of Wisconsin reach new heights and thrive together,” said Frohna.
About Junior Achievement® (JA)
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement provides in-school and after-school programs for students which focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy. Last year 165,181 students in Wisconsin benefited from participating in Junior Achievement programs. For more information, visit wisconsin.ja.org