E X E C U T I V E M A N A G E M E N T T E A M
James J. Monnat , Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Monnat directs financial reporting for PBDC and all of its operating companies and works closely with the executive management team on execution of all aspects of the Company’s strategic plan. He also plays a very active role in the day to day management of Data Holdings’ business.
Mr. Monnat is an accomplished senior financial executive with 30 years of corporate finance experience having raised over $2 billion in debt and equity capital through registered public and private market transactions.
b o a r d o f d i r e c t o r s
Immanuel Johnson II, Board Chair
Immanuel Johnson II is a tribal member of the Forest County Potawatomi. He is a construction professional with over 20 years of experience in the building trades, specifically in residential construction. Manny has also assisted in teaching a residential construction program with Fox Valley Technical College. In his free time, he enjoys coaching youth basketball and baseball. Manny received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.
Brad McClain, Board Member
Brad McClain is a tribal member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in Fort Yates, North Dakota. He is CFO for the University of Wisconsin Credit Union in Madison, WI. He is primarily responsible for all accounting, finance, audit and real estate matters for the $1.1 billion credit union. Brad formerly was the CFO for the Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He also was a member of the Forest County Potawatomi Investment Committee. Brad has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry. Brad received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville with majors in accounting and business finance.
Kurt L. O'Bryan, Board Member
Kurt O'Bryan is a tribal member of the Oglala Sioux and serves as general manager of technology, sales and product development for FLSmidth Excel, the leading US exporter of heavy duty rock crushing equipment, headquartered in Wales, Wisconsin. Kurt served as the PBDC's Chief Operating Officer from 2003 to 2006 and during his tenure, profitability showed consistent growth on a quarterly basis. Kurt received his Masters of Business Administration degree from Marquette University, a Masters of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor's degree from South Dakota School of Mines.
Philip Shopodock, Board Director
Phil Shopodock is tribal member of the Forest County Potawatomi and served a two-year term as chairman of the Tribe's Executive Council. As a tribal elder residing in Carter, Wisconsin, Phil provides guidance in PBDC's understanding and appreciation of tribal culture, history, government, and community.
Heather H. VanZile, Board Liaison
Heather VanZile is a tribal member and Executive Council member of the Forest County Potawatomi. Heather provides PBDC with guidance in tribal and political communications and relationships.
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