"Power Couple" Leadership Luncheon with Mary and Ted Kellner (LINKED IN PROMO)
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Join Mary and Ted Kellner, FUEL Milwaukee's featured 'Power Couple' of month as they talk about their journey in the Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Milwaukee and their life story.

When: Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
Registration at 11:30PM | Program from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM
Where: MMAC
756 N Milwaukee St, Suite 400
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53202
United States
Contact: Sofina Ziu

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Mary & Ted Kellner


Join us for our February luncheon, featuring this cultural power couple who started in Madison as college sweethearts, and made  Milwaukee their home for raising a family, growing successful businesses and giving back to in big ways.

Join us and learn about: Image result for ted kellner net worth
  • Ted's and Mary's collective passion for Milwaukee and how they're giving back
  • How the couple's individual talents have enhanced MKE 
  • Their paths to leadership and all the success and struggle along the way
  • Advice for burgeoning leaders, who are looking to make their mark in a special way.



Mary Kellner
President, Kelben Foundation

Mary received her BS in Elementary Education in 1968 at UW Madison, and her masters in Guidance and Counseling from the School of Education  at UWM in 1978. She completed her Doctorate in Education at Cardinal Stritch in 2007. Her research documented some of the cultural aspects of an effective MPS Elementary School.  

She has taught elementary school and been an elementary guidance counselor, but the last twenty years have been spent volunteering and doing board work at numerous not-for profit organizations such as Next Door, UW Milwaukee Foundation, The Nehemiah Project, Schools That Can Milwaukee,  The I Have A Dream program and ,most recently, Pathways High, a new Project Based High School in Milwaukee. She was a trustee for the Faye McBeath Foundation for 10 years and is a trustee of  Cardinal Stritch University.  She also spends considerable time working with the Kelben Foundation, a family foundation, that she presides over.  The Foundation has funded thousands  of scholarships for needy high school seniors,endowments for Professorships, and many other Educational and Health initiatives. Mary is committed to helping address the achievement gap that Milwaukee’s children  are facing in addition to some of the other disparities that exist in the community.  


Ted Kellner
Chairman and CEO of T&M Partners  

A  Chartered  Financial  Analyst  with  47  years  of  investment  experience,  Ted  is  a  retired  founder  and portfolio manager  with  Fiduciary  Management  Inc.,  an  investment management  firm  established  in  1980.    The  firm  currently  manages  approximately  $25  billion  in  assets,  in  pension  and  profit  sharing  trusts, Taft‐Hartley and  public  funds, endowments, and  personal trusts  throughout  the United States.  Ted  also  founded  and  serves  as  Executive  Chairman  and  Treasurer  of  Fiduciary  Real  Estate  Development,  Inc.,  also  in Milwaukee,  which  owns  and manages  over  $750 million  in multi-family  residential  units. Ted  and  his  wife,  Mary, reside  in  Mequon,  Wisconsin  and  have  three  adult  children  and  five  grandchildren. 

Mr. Kellner was born in Port Washington, Wisconsin on May 6, 1946; he graduated Grafton High School in 1964; earned his BBA in  Finance, Investment and Banking at  the University  of Wisconsin School  of  Business in  1969; and  participated in the Brittingham Scholar program at Oslo University in 1969.  He served as Vice President and Research Analyst for Brittingham, Inc. of Wilmington,  Delaware, from 1969‐1973; and as Vice President of Milwaukee based Nicholas Company, Inc., from 1973‐1980. 

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