Board of Directors

Dawn Peterson | President

Dawn lives in Raymond with her husband Ron, where they raised two Raymond School graduates. She has been involved in numerous school related activities over the years, including Girl Scout leader, Cub Scouts, PTO Treasurer, and Raymond School Board. She is passionate about the opportunities and family environment provided by Raymond School and the greater Raymond community. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee with degrees in accounting and tax.


Karen Kalman | Advisor

Karen was born and raised in Raymond and is an alumni of Raymond School.  She continues to reside in Raymond with her husband Rob and 2 children who are also graduates of Raymond School.  Karen served as Raymond PTO Secretary from 2008-2012, President of the Raymond School Foundation from 2015-2020 and remains active in a variety of local community service organizations.  Karen is retired from SC Johnson.

Jacobs, Brian.jpgBrian Jacobs |Treasurer

Brian Jacobs is a Vice President of Baird, which provides financial services to individual and institutional clients. Prior to joining Baird in 2018, Brian was an accountant with accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Milwaukee with experience in financial and insurance accounting. Brian serves large institutional clients throughout the United States and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Brian is a graduate of Marquette University and alumni of Raymond School. Brian remains involved in both the Raymond and Greater Milwaukee area communities.

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Tom Chambers | Advisor

Tom Chambers is President of Shorewest Surety Services, Inc.  Tom formed Shorewest Surety Services in 1997 and he works with hundreds of contractors in the Midwest as an exclusive contract surety specialist. Tom and his wife Heather have one child currently attending Raymond School, and one child who is a graduate of Raymond School.  Tom was a founding board member and was active as a board member from 2011 until 2020.

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Ryan Morrison is a Partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, a Milwaukee headquartered law firm. Ryan joined Quarles & Brady in 2001 and serves as co-chair of the firm’s securities group. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. Ryan and his wife Laurie have four children currently attending Raymond School.