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Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

Bray Architects

Bray Architects logo Matthew Wolfert
829 S. 1st Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Bray Architects is a trusted and innovative leader in educational design. We guide our clients through their full journey, from planning and community engagement to architecture and interior design.

By actively connecting with our clients, we deliver solutions that are rooted in community. We know that when we’re finished, the project is yours; it’s only successful if it works for you. We draw on our depth of knowledge to create lasting, meaningful, and creative solutions that shape lives and communities for the better.

C.D. Smith Construction

C.D. Smith ConstructionC.D. Smith Logo
125 Camelot Drive
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Serving districts of any size, C.D. Smith has over 80 years of diverse experience building state-of-the-art educational facilities.

Eppstein Uhen Architects

Teresa Wadzinski
333 E Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Architectural design and service leader known for inspired design. We believe great design is about more than elevating the environment. We believe great design is about elevating people’s potential.

Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Hoffman logo Jody Andres
122 East College Avenue, Suite 1G
Appleton, WI 54911

Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. is a Wisconsin-based Total Project Management firm that provides planning, design and construction management services to school districts throughout Wisconsin. For elementary and middle to high and K-12 school buildings, we handle everything, including facility assessments, referendum services, renovations and additions, new design and construction, solar planning, and energy upgrades and enhancements.


J.H. Findorff and Son, Inc.

Findorff logo Christin Mlsna
300 South Bedford Street
Madison, WI 53703

Findorff is proud to offer comprehensive construction management services from pre-referendum planning through post-occupancy. For over 125 years we have proudly constructed new and renovated educational spaces of all sizes. Findorff’s education team serves the K-12 market by partnering with schools to help them identify facility goals and construct quality buildings that enhance the learning experience. Between our Madison and Milwaukee offices, we have over 350 professionals dedicated to school construction. Together we have successfully completed nearly $1 billion in education projects the past 10 years. Findorff – Caring about KIDS from the ground up!

JP Cullen

JP Cullen logoMarissa Young

JP Cullen is a family-owned, full-service construction management firm that specializes in budgeting, planning and constructing the tough jobs. Our clients recognize JP Cullen as experts at working within active construction sites where safety is of the utmost importance, discovering solutions for something that was said could not be done, and delivering projects on time, on budget, the right way, the first time. By tackling the toughest projects JP Cullen has created an expertise that is unrivaled.

JP Cullen has completed over $200 million in K-12 referendum construction projects in just the past five years, providing services through idea inception, referendum planning, design, construction and warranty. JP Cullen also has IAP2-certified internal referendum and community engagement experts on staff that work with our education clients on a proven plan for passing referenda, achieving a 70% win rate on the referenda JP Cullen supports.

Miron Construction Co., Inc.

Megan PrestebakMiron logo
Vice President, Education
Miron Construction Co., Inc.
PH 920-969-7334 | FX 920-969-7393
1471 McMahon Drive | Neenah, WI 54956

Miron is a leader in the educational market, having completed over $1 billion in K-12 construction. Our services include; construction management, design/build, facilities master planning, pre-construction services & referendum planning services.


Performance Services

Performance Services logoBrian Ondyak

Performance Services delivers high-performing construction projects with controlled cost, increased project speed, and high-quality outcomes. We provide complete pre-referendum services, facility master planning, architectural design, engineering, construction, and project management.

Plunkett Raysich Architects

PRA logo Milwaukee Office:
Nicholas Kent
209 S. Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

Madison Office:
2310 Crossroads Drive, Suite 2000
Madison, WI  53718
Steve Kieckhafer (

Plunkett Raysich Architects provides complete planning, architectural design and interior design services for educational facilities. We are committed to creating quality architecture that combines function with imagination. Buildings should be inviting, inspire the people who use them, and have a sense of place in the community they are part of.

Scherrer Construction Company, Inc.

Scherrer logo
601 Blackhawk Drive
Burlington, WI 53105

Scherrer Construction is a general contractor/construction manager that has been family owned and operated since 1928. For over 90 years, we have been committed to building long-lasting relationships and customized building solutions for clients based on performance, value, and integrity.

We are a leading industry partner in K-12 education, having completed over $200 million of school construction just in the past five years. We provide a variety of services including master planning, facility studies, referendum support, pre-construction services, and construction management.

The Boldt Company

The Boldt CompanyThe Boldt Company logo
2525 N. Roemer Road
Appleton, WI 54911

Boldt is a leading sustainable construction firm in the nation, providing professional construction services to customers in the construction management, real estate development, general construction, and design/build markets.

VJS Construction Services

VJS graphic Rick Andritsch
W233 N2847 Roundy Circle West
Pewaukee, WI 53072

A top-10 construction company in southeastern Wisconsin with 75 years of experience, VJS specializes in K-12 planning and construction. As a construction manager, general contractor, and design-builder, we have completed more than 200 K-12 education projects, totaling over $1B. VJS provides the following services for K-12 clients: master planning, referendum planning and communications, cost estimating, life cycle cost analysis, construction administration, construction management, design-build, and general contracting.

Computer Hardware, Software, Consulting

Skyward, Inc.

Skyward Holly Lilly
2601 Skyward Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54482-7700

Skyward is an administrative software company serving over 2,000 K-12 school districts around the world. Our goal? To foster a more productive, collaborative, and successful environment.

Insurance and Employee Benefits

Community Insurance Corporation

Community Insurance logo Josh Dirkse
18550 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045

Community Insurance Corporation provides general liability, automobile liability, school board legal liability and worker’s compensation designed specifically for school districts, cities, towns and villages.

EMC Insurance Companies

EMC logo Phil Lucca, Branch Manager
16455 West Bluemound Road
PO Box 327
Brookfield, WI 53008-0327

EMC Insurance Companies is rated A “Excellent” by A.M. Best Company. Its reputation as a stable and reliable company is built on more than 100 years of providing outstanding service to policyholders and independent insurance agents across the United States. EMC was recently named to Forbes’ “100 Most Trustworthy Companies” list, further supporting the “Count on EMC” brand. EMC has exceptional experience in writing a well-established insurance program in the education segment of the insurance marketplace. EMC currently insures over 270 school districts in Wisconsin. EMC’s long-standing relationship with WASB confirms their commitment to excellence for their school district insureds.


Gallagher Nancy Moon
245 S. Executive Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

Gallagher specializes in serving the risk management and insurance needs of public schools.

M3 Insurance

M3 logo

Kevin Miller, Senior Account Executive & Partner
Director of Education & Government Practice
828 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713

WASB Insurance Plan

The dedicated education specialists at M3 Insurance provide over 50% of Wisconsin school districts with the very best in risk management, employee benefits, and insurance services. Through our risk management and employee benefits services, we’re continually exploring strategies that can make school districts a better place, both for students and staff and the larger community.

National Insurance Services of Wisconsin, Inc.

Stephanie Laudon
250 South Executive Drive, Suite 300
Brookfield, WI 53005-4273

Over 82% of Wisconsin school districts are already working with NIS! Since 1969, we’ve helped school districts find creative solutions to their employee benefit plans. We offer health, dental, disability, life, insurance, worksite benefits, retirement income solutions, full benefit consulting, exclusive proprietary arrangements, and our own our online enrollment and benefit administration system, NIS Enroll.

R&R Insurance Services, Inc.

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Alyssa Bauer
N14W23900 Stone Ridge Drive
Waukesha, WI 53188

R&R Insurance’s School Practice Group has more than 25 years of public school district experience and a dedicated Resource Center designed with school district’s risk and claims management needs in mind – to specifically help reduce district premiums and save them money! It’s more than just products, it’s also our people. It’s our mission to help people live safer, more secure lives and our responsibility to do the right things – even when no one is looking.

TRICOR Insurance

TRICOR logo 2001 W. Beltline Highway, Suite 201
Madison, WI 53713

WASB Insurance Plan

TRICOR have been insuring public schools for over 30 years and is the largest school broker in Wisconsin working with over 150 public school districts. TRICOR’s School Practice Team is made up of a diverse group of experienced individuals who are extensively trained and specialized in school insurance products, risk management, support services, loss control, human resources and claims advocacy. Our School Practice Team Leader, John Gibson, has his CSRM and is a past school board president. If you would like to put our experience to work for you, contact John Gibson at (855) 904-1618 x1714 or email


UHC logo 125 South 84th Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53214

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people live healthier lives and making the health system work better for everyone. We are committed to improving the healthcare experience of K-12 teachers, staff, retirees and their families in the state of Wisconsin.

USI Insurance Services

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Allen J. Jaeger, CEBS
Senior Benefits Consultant, Senior Vice President
USI Insurance Services (formerly Associated Benefits and Risk Consulting)

WASB Insurance Plan

USI is a leading insurance brokerage and consulting firm with nearly 200 offices specializing in employee benefits, property/casualty and specialty products.

USI’s unique approach integrates proprietary analytics, deep industry expertise and comprehensive services to deliver strategic, impactful insurance solutions.

USI One Advantage

Finance, Banking, Consulting

Baird Public Finance

Baird logo Brian Brewer
777 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Our public finance team is comprised of a robust group of professionals offering debt management strategies and execution to meet your financial needs. Our collaborative approach integrates our public finance experience with quantitative analysis and school business support. We provide tailored services and cost-effective tools to meet the diverse financial needs of Wisconsin school districts. The depth of our team allows us to provide clients with long term solutions built to last.

Leadership Consulting

Studer Education

Studer logo 350 W. Cedar Street Suite 300
Pensacola, FL 32502

At Studer Education, we support the critical work of school district and school board leaders through coaching around an Evidence-Based Leadership framework to increase student achievement, employee engagement, parent satisfaction, district support services, and financial efficiency.

Legal Services

Buelow Vetter Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC

Buelow Vetter logo 20855 Watertown Road, Suite 200
Waukesha, WI 53186

The attorneys at Buelow Vetter have decades of experience in representing school boards across the State of Wisconsin. We advise school boards and administrators on labor and employment issues, employee handbooks, nonrenewal and termination, employment discrimination and other compliance concerns. We also provide counsel on pupil rights and responsibilities, student discipline and expulsion and education of students with disabilities. Our benefits attorneys advise school boards on retirement and WRS issues, health and other insurance, tax sheltered annuities, sick leave payout plans and other benefit plans.

von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

Vonbriesen logo 411 East Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 1000
Milwaukee, WI 53202

For more than fifty years, von Briesen has delivered client-driven results to school districts throughout Wisconsin. Our team’s depth and breadth of experience allows us to understand the unique challenges facing school districts today and help our clients become true leaders and innovators.

Weld Riley, S.C.

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Stephen L. Weld

Eau Claire Office
3624 Oakwood Hills Parkway
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Menomonie Office
392 Red Cedar Street
Menomonie, WI 54751

Black River Falls Office
107 Main Street
Black River Falls, WI 54615

Wausau Office
219 Ross Avenue, Suite 100
Schofield, WI 54476

Weld Riley, S.C. provides legal advice and counseling to K-12 school districts, colleges and cooperative educational service agencies (CESAs) located throughout Wisconsin. This advice includes addressing corporate issues such as real estate, vendor contracts and employment issues, and body politic issues such as conflicts of interest, annual meetings, open meetings, public records and elections. It also includes addressing unique legal issues faced by schools such as nonrenewals, school financing, student discipline, WIAA, Title IX compliance and special education.

School/Community Research

School Perceptions, LLC

School Perceptions logo 317 East Washington Street
Slinger, WI 53086

The team at School Perceptions specializes in helping educational leaders gather, organize and use data to make strategic decisions. We assist school boards and district leaders as they develop strategic plans, prepare for a referendum or assess parent, staff and student engagement. Our proprietary software platform, nationally normed survey items and similar school comparison data make us the first choice of school districts in Wisconsin since 2002.

Are you gathering your key stakeholder’s perceptions data? Watch this video to learn how.

DISCLAIMER: The use of the term “service associate” does not constitute an endorsement, third-party beneficiary, principal or agent, joint venture, partnership or similar association between the service associate and the Wisconsin Association of School Boards. The Wisconsin Association of School Boards provides the Service Associates program as a referral service and makes no recommendation regarding the engagement of particular service associates. Wisconsin Association of School Boards makes no representations or guarantees about service associate organizations. School districts are urged to perform due diligence in researching all vendors.
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