Stephanie Borowski

President, Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Borowski is the president and chief executive officer of GPS Education Partners. She spent 16 years at Generac Power Systems, Inc., leaving as the vice president of human resources. Under her leadership at GPS, the nonprofit has experienced significant growth in the education and technical fields, and continues to expand its reach nationwide. Stephanie graduated from Carroll University with a bachelor’s degree in communications and business.


Andy Hepburn

Chief Innovation Officer

Andy Hepburn is the chief innovation officer at GPS Education Partners. He has more than 20 years of education experience, and has held various roles including teacher, school administrator and principal. At GPS, Andy leads the strategic planning and organizational development initiatives. He holds a master’s degree in education administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in history and secondary education.


Kilby B. Williamson

Chief Marketing & Development Officer

Kilby Williamson is the chief marketing and development officer at GPS Education Partners. He has more than 15 years of business transformation experience, and most recently was responsible for the global manufacturing strategy and operational excellence at Johnson Controls. At GPS, Kilby leads the marketing and fund development initiatives. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from Michigan State University.

Matthias Bollmus

Chief Financial Officer

Matthias Bollmus is the chief financial officer at GPS Education Partners. He spent five years in the financial services industry as a director, and most recently was a full-time faculty member in the MBA program at Carroll University. Matthias oversees the financial and operational management and expansion strategy for GPS. He holds a doctorate in strategy and finance, and an MBA in finance both from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Board of Directors


Chairperson & Founding Director
Dawn Tabat
(Retired) Generac Power Systems, Inc.

Patricia Deklotz
Kettle Moraine School District

Debbie Seeger
Patina Solutions

Tom Kammerait
Von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

Mike Erwin
Erwin Advisory Group

William Treffert
(Retired) Generac Power Systems, Inc.

David Vetta
First Business Bank-Milwaukee


Bryan Albrecht
Gateway Technical College

Shannon Gilbertson

Jerry Murphy
The New North

Karen Wilken
The Kern Family Foundation

John Schliesmann
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren Attorneys

Ward Alles 
CORE Creative, Inc.

Kaylen Betzig 
Waukesha County Technical College

Tonya Adair
Milwaukee Public School District

Nate Jackson
Carrington & Carrington, LTD



















Advisory Board

Claire Flitcroft
M3 Insurance

Curt Hoffmann

Kelly Rudy
The Paranet Group

Terri Isabell
Terri Isabell Consulting

Vicki Fox
Eisen Fox & Company

Wendy Labinski
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Rick Steinke
Sentry Equipment Corporation

Brian White
GE Waukesha Gas Engines, Retired President

Eric Reisner
Comfort Systems USA

Don Kossow
Schenck SC

Steve McGuire
US Bank