DFP Welcomes New Board Members

Fond du Lac, WI – The Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership, Inc. (DFP) is pleased to announce its newest Board of Directors members: Kirsten Quam and Dr. Russell Mayer.

Kirsten Quam, Chief Marketing Officer for Fox Valley Savings Bank, has volunteered with the DFP Marketing Committee for ten years and brings extensive knowledge of community outreach to the Board.

Dr. Russ Mayer, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Marian University, brings his experience working with college-aged students and his desire to integrate Marian students, faculty, and staff with the downtown Fond du Lac community.

“Being part of our board of directors requires a strong commitment and we are incredibly thankful to our outgoing board members for their dedication over the past years. We look forward to the renewed energy and new perspectives that comes from our newest board members. They bring talent and fresh approaches as we continue to build on the great foundations of previous board members,” said DFP Executive Director Amy Hansen

The 2018 DFP Board of Directors is listed below:

President Alan Hathaway, BrownBoots Interactive

Vice president Byron Pegram, Jack’s Team Sports

Secretary Tony Mand, Ziggy’s Pub

Treasurer Nicole Wiese, National Exchange Bank & Trust

Dave Buechel, Wood’s Floral & Gifts

Ron Emanuel, The Goldsmith

Mike Leb, The Leb Insurance Group

Russ Mayer, Marian University

Tony O’Malley, Zacherl, O’Malley & Endejan

Kirsten Quam, Fox Valley Savings Bank

Phil Shepherd, Shepherd Consulting



Dyann Benson, City of Fond du Lac

Cecilia Harry, Envision Greater Fond du Lac Inc.



Captain Jon Gutzmann, City of Fond du Lac Police Department


The Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership, Inc.  is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing people, activity, business and a thriving civic life back to the heart of Fond du Lac. The DFP serves 214 properties with 284 businesses, 76% of which are small, locally-owned and operated.