Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management Lora Strigens recognized among ‘Women of Influence’ 

Lora Strigens, vice president for planning and facilities management, has been named to the Milwaukee Business Journal’s “Women of Influence.” The list highlights prominent business and community leaders from throughout southeastern Wisconsin who are making the Milwaukee area a better place to live and work.

Strigens, one of 30 women honored by the Milwaukee Business Journal, was selected in the “behind the scenes” category. 

Strigens is responsible for leading the development and implementation of the university’s master plan and all capital projects, as well as collaborating with university leadership on key strategic initiatives related to the physical campus. She oversees the Department of Facilities Planning and Management, which includes campus planning, environmental health and safety, facilities services, parking operations and sustainability. 

Two alumna were additionally selected to the list. 

  • Melissa Allen, Maures Development Group 
  • Ana Simpson, Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast