Business Networking for Milwaukee-Area Catholics
Catholic Professionals Forum of Metropolitan Milwaukee
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Business Networking for
Catholic Professionals Forum
Through monthly breakfast meetings, we connect with other Milwaukee-area business people, learn about community and government issues, and are strengthened in our relationships with Jesus Christ. We strive to conduct business each day in a manner guided by the Gospel message and by the teachings of the Church.
Catholic Professionals Forum of Metro Milwaukee holds monthly breakfast meetings (7:30-9 a.m.), except for a summer break. We usually meet at Westmoor Country Club in Brookfield – across Moorland Road from Brookfield Square. Registrations must be made in advance.
October 20 Speaker: Brig. Gen. Matthew Strub
The guest speaker at our October 20 meeting will be Brig. Gen. Matthew Strub, deputy adjutant general for Army. As such, he commands the Wisconsin Army National Guard.
Gen. Strub’s military career started in 1986 when he enlisted in the United States Army Reserve as a helicopter mechanic. He attended the University of Minnesota ROTC program and commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1990. He moved to Wisconsin and joined the Wisconsin Army National Guard in 1995. Among many other important assignments, he commanded both Wisconsin Army National Guard Aviation Flight Facilities, was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation and Safety, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, and was most recently the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s Chief of Staff.
Gen. Strub mobilized for federal service four times during his career — twice for stateside MEDEVAC mission support, and twice for combat service to Iraq and Afghanistan. He has also responded to domestic operations, most notably New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and the Red River Floods in North Dakota. He is a master aviator with more than 3,600 flight hours.
Gen. Strub holds a master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, a master’s degree in Quality Systems Management and a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt from the National Graduate School, and a bachelor’s degree in geography from the University of Minnesota.
Gen. Strub’s military awards include the Bronze Star with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal and several other awards.
Please register in advance so we can have enough food and seating. $25 if pre-paid; $28 at the door if pre-registered.