George Kamperschroer is an (almost) lifelong resident of Madison, Wisconsin, having moved here from LaCrosse, Wisconsin in first grade. George has both a BA degree (political science) and law degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. George is also a CPA, having received the Sells Gold Medal for having scored the highest score in the country among 72,000 individuals taking the CPA Exam when he did. He practiced business law in Madison for 30 years, with stints at the Boardman Law Firm and at Neider & Boucher. In between, he worked in executive positions at CUNA Mutual Group; as CEO of Great Wolf Lodges; and as vice president- corporate affairs for Nelson Industries, a global manufacturer.
George has always been active in both professional and community organizations, believing that he could best help his community be a better place by using his skills and talents to help organizations engaged in those efforts. Professional organizations include the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs, including service on its Board of Examiners; the American, Wisconsin and Dane Co Bar Associations. Community organizations include the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (including serving on the board when the orchestra started the still popular Concerts on the Square), service on the Madison Police & Fire Commission and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission, and service on the boards of the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Madison Visitors Bureau, Meriter Hospital, UnityPoint Health, Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, and various UW Health entities. George lives in Fitchburg with his wife Julie. They have three adult children and five grandchildren, all within driving distance.