Peggy Troy, president and CEO of Children’s Wisconsin, to speak at Marquette University Women Business Leaders Speaker Series April 12

April 6, 2023

Peggy TroyMILWAUKEE — Marquette Business will present Peggy Troy, president and CEO of Children's Wisconsin, as part of its June and Herman Loebl Women Business Leaders Speaker Series on Wednesday, April 12, at 4:30 p.m. at Dr. E. J. and Margaret O’Brien Hall, 1530 W. Wisconsin Ave.

A 1974 alumna of Marquette’s College of Nursing and current university trustee, Troy is the first female president and CEO of Children’s Wisconsin, the only health system in Wisconsin that is 100 percent dedicated to kids. Tim Hanley, acting Keyes Dean of Business Administration, will moderate the event.

Registration for the event is free, open to the public and available online.

Under Troy's leadership, Children's Wisconsin is ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, employs more than 5,500 people throughout the state, and is served by nearly 700 of Wisconsin’s top pediatric physicians and advanced practice providers from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

The June and Herman Loebl Women Business Leader Speaker Series features distinguished women business leaders who have reached the highest levels of achievement and leadership in their professional sphere. These leaders share their experiences and insights to inspire and ignite the Marquette community. This series incorporates a unique blend of presentation and interactive dialogues. In this way, it enables students, faculty, staff and the entire campus community to interact and engage with renowned women business leaders.

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. Through the formation of hearts and minds, Marquette prepares our 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional students to lead, excel and serve as agents of positive change. And, we deliver results. Ranked in the top 20% of national universities, Marquette is recognized for its undergraduate teaching, innovation and career preparation as the sixth-best university in the country for job placement. Our focus on student success and immersive, personalized learning experiences encourages students to think critically and engage with the world around them. When students graduate with a Marquette degree, they are truly prepared and called to Be The Difference.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

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