HYP Chair - Ali Kane
Bio: Alison is a Madison area native. She graduated from UW-Madison in 2012 with a Bachelors in Science, with a focus of Entomology. After getting her degree in her hobby, she decided it was time to make a career choice and joined her mother, JoAnn, a Realtor of 25 years. Alison has helped JoAnn surpass their real estate goals for 3 years and running.Alison loves going to build days to help give to those in need, and to increase her knowledge of how homes are built, to better educate her clients. She also loves meeting and getting to know new people who have big hearts and also want to give to the community! Outside of HYP, Alison loves working out, listening to live music, traveling, and playing ultimate frisbee.
Secretary - Cory Salzmann
Bio: Cory grew up just north of Madison in DeForest, WI. He attended UW-Whitewater, where he received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting. Cory is currently working as a Staff Accountant at Smith & Gesteland, LLP. He became involved with Habitat while in college at UW-Whitewater, where he participated in build days, Collegiate Challenge trips during spring break, and fundraisers. After beginning his career, he became involved in HYP once he learned his coworker was on the board, and became the Secretary in 2016. In his free time, Cory enjoys golfing, downhill skiing, and watching Wisconsin sports
Finance Chair - Danelle Kosa
Bio: Danelle Sutter is from Blue Mounds, WI. She graduated UW-Whitewater with a double major in Accounting and Entrepreneurship, and now works for Smith & Gesteland, LLP as a Staff Accountant. Although Danelle is new to HYP, she is excited to meet new people and give to those in need at build days!
Volunteer Chair - Tori Argue
Bio: Tori grew up just outside of Madison in Mt. Horeb, WI. She graduated from UW-Platteville, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Her co-workers at Smith and Gesteland, LLP first introduced her to Habitat Young Professionals. After attending several social and volunteer events she fell in love with the organization and applied to be a board member. When Tori is not attending a HYP event, you can find her taking a barre class or spending time with friends and family.
Communication Chair - Abbe Smith
Events Chair - Cole Phillips
Director of Professional Development - TJ Larson
Membership Chair - Victoria Ortgiesen
Webmaster - David DeGuire
Bio: David DeGuire grew up in Wauwatosa, WI. He graduated with a bachelor's in teaching German from Marquette University and a Master's in Elementary Education from Syracuse (Go Orange!). David now works for the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. When not at a HYP event, David is usually playing or watching soccer.