Glen F. Hackmann
2005 Honoree - Michael Newton Award
Glen F. Hackmann is chairman of the board of directors for the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) of Greater Milwaukee. Mr. Hackmann currently leads the UPAF of Greater Milwaukee's implementation of a new strategic plan designed to advance excellence and sustainability in the performing arts sector. He is a managing director as well as the general counsel and secretary for Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated — an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity, and asset management firm. He is also a member of the board of directors of Robert W. Baird Group Limited, Baird's European operation. In addition, he is director of risk management and chairman of Baird's Audit Committee and Risk Management Committee. Mr. Hackmann graduated with an A.B. in English literature from the University of Missouri and received his J.D. from the University of Missouri. Mr. Hackmann is former president of the Florentine Opera Company and a current member of its board of directors. He is also a former member of the board of directors of the Milwaukee Ballet Company.