Tony P. Werner joined the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and President of the UW-Green Bay Foundation, Inc., on March 8, 2017. Tony is the former President and CEO of the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation, Detroit. He returns to the region, where he served as Director of Development for the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, from 1997-99. He has 27 years of advancement experience in healthcare, higher education, and the non-profit theater industry.
Tony is active in the community, primarily with the Center for Childhood Safety, an injury prevention group. He is a native of Chicago and enjoys cycling on the rural roads in northeast Wisconsin and golfing.
Tony’s oldest son, Sam, works in the auto industry in finance in Detroit. His other son, Jacob, is a microbiologist for a chemical company in Ohio.