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Featured Lubar Entrepreneurship Center Donor – David Lubar

The Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC) is beginning a series of features on donors to the LEC. The donors to the LEC support our mission of bringing entrepreneurship and innovation to both the UW-Milwaukee campus, as well as the entire Milwaukee community. Our first featured donor is David Lubar.

“Why the Present and Future are Bright”: Dave Bauer, partner, Lubar & Co.

The following is a link to a presentation by Dave Bauer, Chief Investment Officer at Lubar & Co., at the Smart Business Dealmakers M&A Roundtable event in February of 2021.

MBJ 2020 Real Estate Award Nominations: Lubar Entrepreneurship Center, University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin

In 2014, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) identified two specific but disparate needs for the campus – the need for a consolidated space for innovative entrepreneurship, and a need for an updated campus welcome center.

SOCMA: ChemDesign’s refreshed culture and benefits make for a growing female workforce.

Currently, more than 30 percent of the ChemDesign staff is women, with the largest concentration of female employees working in the lab. But the growing role for women at ChemDesign is on the plant floor as chemical operators. And as the ladies and leadership at ChemDesign will quickly tell you, the new dynamic has been a positive one for the organization.

Sheldon Lubar: Climbing Mountains for Adventure and as a Metaphor of Life’s Journey

The book Climbing My Mountain: My Life, Words, and Values by Sheldon Bernard Lubar Ph.D. was officially released during a public party last month at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. The new memoir details the experiences, successes, and deeply held principles from one of Wisconsin’s leading entrepreneurs and most generous philanthropists.

At 90, Milwaukee business leader Sheldon Lubar chronicles his remarkable life in a new book.

After more than six decades of shaping himself into one of Milwaukee’s most successful business people, serving his country in Washington and sharing a significant chunk of his wealth with the community, Lubar has more than a few things to say. And in “Climbing My Mountain,” a book that is part autobiography and part collection of Lubar’s speeches over.

ChemDesign Products, Inc. to Receive 2019 SOCMA Educational Outreach Award

The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is pleased to announce that ChemDesign is being recognized for its exceptional efforts to educate a new generation about the importance of specialty chemistry as part of the association’s Performance Improvement Awards program.

Award-Winning Art by Wisconsin Students Highlighted in Annual Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition

Exhibitions throughout 2019 are made possible by the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Visionaries, including John and Murph Burke, Sheldon and Marianne Lubar, Joel and Caran Quadracci, Sue and Bud Selig and Jeff Yabuki and the Yabuki Family Foundation.

American Pasteurization acquires FreshCo Foods

A Wauwatosa-based processed food manufacturer has acquired a company based in its own Milwaukee plant to further expand its service footprint.

SOCMA Fall Member Spotlight: Dave Mielke, ChemDesign

The fall spotlight is shining on the following thought leaders in the Performance Chemicals sector: Dave Mielke, ChemDesign; Clinton Beeland, CJB Industries, Inc; Chuck Hinton, Ethox; Jesus Cantu, Viakem