Peter M. Sommerhauser

Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

Peter M. Sommerhauser

Peter M. Sommerhauser

Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

Biography

Peter Milton Sommerhauser, board member at APCO Worldwide, is a founding partner at Wing Capital Group and a shareholder of Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.’s Corporate Practice in Milwaukee. He specializes in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, business succession and the structure of business financing for private and public businesses and their executives. He has been an attorney at Godfrey & Kahn S.C. law firm since 1969.

Mr. Sommerhauser provides overall business and financial advice and planning to corporations, executives and owners. In addition, he has handled numerous acquisitions, ranging from management-leveraged buyouts to the acquisition and sale of publicly traded entities. He serves on the boards of directors of several closely held and publicly held entities.

Mr. Sommerhauser holds a Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Economics from University of Nebraska. He is admitted to practice in Nebraska and Wisconsin.

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Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1944

Age

76

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Founding Partner at Wing Capital Group LLC

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Co-Chairman, Corporate Practice Team at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co.

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Chief Executive Officer at Diversified Search LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Inc.

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Fund Advisor at Mason Street Advisors LLC

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Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

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Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

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Shareholder at Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

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Career History
Founding Partner & Director
2008 - Current

With over $100 million in available equity, Wing Capital targets investments in companies and people seeking dynamic growth. We take a long-term approach and look to invest our time, experience and energy to assist management in taking companies to the next level. Our Founding Partners and Managing Directors bring years of diverse operating experience and a unique perspective to mentor and guide our portfolio teams. And although financial success is at the core of our mission, the thrill of winning in business cannot be measured in numbers alone. Our organizational culture embraces this philosophy, which in our belief produces exceptional results. We take great pride in our ability to seamlessly and efficiently close our transactions on time and without surprises. The Wing Capital team always strives to invest “more than just capital.”

Shareholder
1969 - Current

With more than 180 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin’s leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC.

Secretary
Prior

The Mark Travel Corp. operates travel agency. It offers leisure travel packages and owns and manages several vacation brands, including Funjet Vacations, Blue Sky Tours, My Destination Wellness, Mark international, and Southwest Vacations. The company was founded by William E. La Macchia in 1974 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Boards & Committees
Founding Partner & Director
Current

With over $100 million in available equity, Wing Capital targets investments in companies and people seeking dynamic growth. We take a long-term approach and look to invest our time, experience and energy to assist management in taking companies to the next level. Our Founding Partners and Managing Directors bring years of diverse operating experience and a unique perspective to mentor and guide our portfolio teams. And although financial success is at the core of our mission, the thrill of winning in business cannot be measured in numbers alone. Our organizational culture embraces this philosophy, which in our belief produces exceptional results. We take great pride in our ability to seamlessly and efficiently close our transactions on time and without surprises. The Wing Capital team always strives to invest “more than just capital.”

Member, Board of Directors
1988 - 2015

Kohl's Corp. owns and operates family-oriented department stores. It offers apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products, such as sheets and pillows and house wares targeted to middle-income customers. Its stores generally carry a consistent merchandise assortment with some differences attributable to regional preferences. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI.

Director
Prior

With more than 180 lawyers, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. is one of Wisconsin’s leading business law firms. Founded in 1957, Godfrey & Kahn maintains offices in Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wis.; and Washington, DC.

Director
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ADVOCATE FOR BUSINESS IN THE METROPOLITAN MILWAUKEE AREA

Assistant Secretary
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K +
2013

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin was originally established as Milwaukee Children’s Hospital on March 16, 1894. Three months later, it became known as Children’s Free Hospital. In 1985, the hospital became known as Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. The hospital provides primary care, specialty care, urgent care, emergency care, community health services, foster and adoption services, child and family counseling, child advocacy services and family resource centers.

$1 - $99
2012

DEVELOP COMMUNITY-WIDE PRIVATE FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THE MEQUON-THIENSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

$25K - $50K
2012

Children's Service Society of Wisconsin, a subsidiary of Children's Hospital & Health System, Inc., is an American company located in Burlington, WI, that operates as a nonprofit child welfare agency and administers hospitals. On 09 Jan 04 Children's Hospital & Health System, Inc. acquired Children's Service Society of Wisconsin.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former Governor of Wisconsin

$250
2011

Founder at Young Guns Program

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