Mark Irgens

Graaskamp's Legacy Inspires Gift

Forty years have passed, yet Mark Irgens, a successful Milwaukee real estate developer, clearly remembers walking into his first day of... Read More

Graaskamp Center Board Member Donates Millions to the Wisconsin School of Business

Taking part in the historic "Wisconsin Naming Partnership", Graaskamp Center Board Member Jon Hammes teamed up with 12 other donors to secure the single largest gift in UW-Madison’s history —$85 million— to the Wisconsin School of Business. Read More

The Economist Who Fell in Love with Real Estate

Alicia Board grew up in Philadelphia. After studying economics at Florida A&M, she began her career in the financial field. An opportunity to work in New York City's Department of Housing as a project manager led her to an unexpected conclusion: She had a passion for real estate. Read More

Real Estate Alum Jake Wood Makes WAA's Forty Under 40 List

In September 2010, First Lady Michelle Obama gave a speech highlighting the work that young American military veterans are doing to improve the country and the world. The first example she cited was Jake Wood '05 — "Badger Jake" to the followers of his blog. Read More

Alumni Profile: Brant Glomb (MS '04)

Take Metropoint, the 918,500-square foot business park in St. Louis Park, west of Minneapolis' central business district, that Glomb's company, BPG Properties Ltd., acquired last summer. Read More

Washington DC Alum Thomas James Finds a Rewarding Real Estate Career with the Government

Every morning, Wisconsin School of Business alumnus Thomas E. James (MS '84) makes his way to an office overlooking the U.S Capitol and the National Mall to manage the largest, most complex asset group in the region, if not the country. Read More

Susan Chapman

Real Estate Alumna Susan Chapman Among "75 Most Powerful Women in Business"

One of the "75 Most Powerful Women in Business" according to Black Enterprise magazine is a real estate and urban land economics graduate of the Wisconsin School of Business. Susan Chapman was featured in the January 2010 issue of the magazine for her work with Citigroup. Read More