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.


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

Dawn Tabat, Retired from Generac Power Systems, Inc., Board Chairperson and Founding Director
Deborah Seeger, Patina Solutions, Chair
Shannon Gilbertson, Accenture, Vice-Chair
Michael Erwin, Erwin Advisory Group, Secretary
Tom Kammerait, von Briesen and Roper, s.c., Treasurer
Tonya Adair, Milwaukee Public School District, Director
Ward Alles, CORE Creative, Inc., Director
Kaylen Betzig, Waukesha County Technical College, Director
Patricia Deklotz, Kettle Moraine School District, Director

Mike Flynn, First Business Back, Director

Nathaniel Jackson, Jr.,  Carrington & Carrington, LTD., Director
John Schliesmann, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, s.c.,  Director
Karen Wilken, The Kern Family Foundation, Director
William Treffert, (Retired) Generac Power Systems, Inc., Emeritus

Board Advisors

Vicki Fox, Eisen Fox & Company, LLC, Advisor
Claire Huschen, The Horton Group, Advisor
Curt Hoffman, Graef, Advisor
Terri Isabell, Advisor
Kelly Rudy, The Paranet Group, Advisor
Meghan Slocum, BMO Harris, Advisor
Lisa Olson, Whitnall School District, Advisor
Rick Steinke, Sentry Equipment Corporation, Advisor
Ailec Gonzalez, La Casa de Esperanza, Advisor
Kristen Hardy, Rockwell Automation, Advisor
Donald Kossow, Schenck, s.c., Advisor
Stephen McGuire, U. S. Bank, Advisor