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PD Lunch & Learn with Guest Speaker Thelma A. Sias of The Sias Group

  • 11/09/2022
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 1034 N. Vel R. Phillips Ave., Milwaukee, WI53203

As the 2022 election season comes to a close, how do we continue to advance our strategies to ensure that women from all walks of life have a seat at the table?

Join us for our November 9 Member Meeting as we hear from retired We Energies executive and dynamic civic leader Thelma A. Sias, who received an honorary doctorate from Marquette University in 2022 and who has long focused on championing the success of women and in particular women of color.

You won’t want to miss this powerful and uplifting conversation!

Thelma Sias Biography

Thelma A. Sias is one of Milwaukee’s most powerful women because of her leadership and commitment to serve her community. She is proud to be the fifth of 11 children of the late Roosevelt and Pauline Sias, raised on the family farm in Mayersville, Mississippi. Thelma joined Wisconsin Gas (now We Energies) in 1986. In 2003, she was appointed vice president. In 2015, she was named to the Milwaukee Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame; in 2016 to Savoy Magazine’s list of Top Influential Women in Corporate America; and in 2017 to the History Makers’ Collection at the Library of Congress with the Doug Jansson Leadership Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. In 2018, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Milwaukee Business Journal.

Sias is a board member of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee, the Sojourner Family Peace Center, and Cardinal Stritch University. Sias is a retired executive and the founder and CEO of The Sias Group LLC

Additional Details

Menu: Rice Bowls: Your choice of rice and/or spring greens with assorted vegetables and protein. Vegan & Gluten Free options available.

Street parking available, and special lot code forthcoming.


(414) 374-3570
759 North Milwaukee Street, Suite 404
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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