The Sisters of Charity of St. Joan Antida and the St. Joan Antida High School Board of Directors are pleased to announce the selection of Cecelia Gore as the recipient of the 2019 Trailblazer in Women’s Leadership Award.
Cecelia Gore is a senior-level executive with extensive experience leading community/external affairs and foundation and sports philanthropy. She currently leads the Brewers Community Foundation, the charitable arm of the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, as Executive Director. Gore maintains operational excellence, consistently advising on innovative strategies which support efforts to achieve recognition as a strong corporate citizen, and engages in key initiatives that support the community.
Gore previously represented one of the largest and most active independent foundations in the history of Greater Milwaukee philanthropy, the Jane Bradley Pettit Foundation, where she led grant making and managed board relations. She has served as a board member and committee chair for numerous nonprofit organizations. Currently, Gore serves as a director for C. G. Schmidt, a family-owned/private construction company, as well as Froedtert Hospital, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Sojourner Family Peace Center, Milwaukee Film, and Alverno College.
Gore has received numerous awards and recognition including a Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa from Carroll University. Gore looks forward to serving as Co-Chair of the 2019 United Way Campaign. Gore earned her BA and MBA from Alverno College and resides in Milwaukee, WI with her husband, Randy Bryant.