Welcoming new board members

March 20th, 2023 | News

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Madison is pleased to announce three new members of the board of directors whose terms began on January 1, 2023. These highly respected leaders offer valuable insight into how we can provide the best possible support for our families now and in the future.

Welcome to the RMHC family Sue Gullickson, Sean McMurrough, and Beth Rozak!

Sue Gullickson
Priority Inc.
Chief Financial Officer

Sue Gullickson is a mission-driven leader who brings over 25 years of financial and operational experience focused on identifying key drivers, tracking strategic, financial, and operational metrics, building exceptional teams, and developing external partnerships to further the growth of an organization.

Sue’s primary areas of responsibility include accounting, finance, treasury, and human resources.

She has worked in a variety of organizations and led cross-functional teams for expansion into new markets both domestically and globally.

Sue has also served in leadership positions in several non-profit organizations including Catalina Island Conservancy, American Red Cross, and Agrace Hospice, and currently serves on the Board of the Madison Area Food Pantry Gardens.

Other non-profit experience has been through SSM St. Mary’s Health Foundation and serving on local boards with Radiate Hope, Walbridge School, and the University of Wi School of Business Advisory Committee – Center for International Business Education/Research.

She greatly appreciates the RMHC Mission, especially how the organization eliminates barriers for families to get the care they need.

Sue lives in Verona with her husband and two sons. She enjoys traveling, hiking, practicing yoga, reading, and cooking.

Sean McMurrough
American Family Mutual Insurance Company
Corporate Compliance and Ethics Director

Sean has been with American Family for over 10 years as Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and most recently, Compliance and Ethics Director. His business and legal background have led him to tackle various challenges such as managing the Company’s intellectual property portfolio, negotiating contracts such as the naming rights deal to the Brewers Stadium, and being tasked with standing-up a new Enterprise Compliance Office.

After college at the University of Notre Dame, Sean earned his law degree from Loyola University Chicago Law School, and his MBA in finance, economics, strategic management, and managerial and organizational behavior from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Sean and his wife, Sarah, live in Madison with their two children, Jack, 13, and Aidan, 9. They are strong advocates for food safety and food allergy awareness as they continue to battle many severe food allergies in their family.

Sean also serves as Executive Secretary on the Board of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, an organization dedicated to promoting the common professional and business interests of in-house counsel who work for Wisconsin corporations, associations, and other organizations through information, education, networking, and advocacy.

Beth R
ozak, MBA, BSN, RN
UW Health Kids – American Family Children’s Hospital
Director of Operations-American Family Children’s Hospital

In her position at AFCH, Beth works closely with several hospital programs concerning Trauma, Injury Prevention, Child Protection Services (CPS), Diagnostic and Therapy Center, Child Life, volunteers, and community members. She also serves as liaison to RMHC-Madison and has a hand in administering Augie’s Lunches with Love, as well as frequent interaction with House Director Michael Rosenblum and staff.

Beth earned her Registered Nurse degree from Edgewood College in Madison. Prior to joining AFCH, she was a Medical Cardiac RN at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital, followed by the Surgical and Procedural Unit, during which time she earned her MBA at Walden University. Consecutively, Beth was House Supervisor and Family Care Suites Manager at the hospital then accepted the role of Director of NICU and Pediatrics. She held that position until the start of COVID-19 when she shifted to the Medical Respiratory Unit. Through the pandemic, Beth voluntarily advised the Medical Board of the Oregon School District.

Beth and her husband, Peter, live in Brooklyn, WI with their two teenage daughters, Mae and Violet. The girls’ activities include dance, horseback riding, softball, track, and, of course, friends! Beth enjoys reading and all-family hiking and mountain biking adventures.