Meet the Propel Board

The Propel Oshkosh Board of Directors is made up of young professionals in the community who have a passion for making Oshkosh a great place for young professionals to live, work and have fun.

Rachel Hansen - President: Rachel joined the Propel Board in 2016. She is a Sr. Community Engagement Specialist at Oshkosh Corporation where she leads and oversees the strategy, planning, management, execution of key community events internally and externally . Rachel has been actively involved on the Events Committee and enjoys helping to plan events such as our Leadership Breakfasts, Lunch ‘N Learns, and Mixers.
Devon Hudak - Treasurer: Devon has been in Propel since 2014 and joined the Propel board in 2015. Devon is the Director of Communications at ARC Contracting and the Community Engagement Associate at the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Elizabeth Coleman - Secretary: Elizabeth has been a Propel member since 2011 and joined the board in 2017. She is currently involved with both the membership and events Propel committees. Elizabeth is the Director of Souring and Inventory management leading the purchasing, logistics, and global product sourcing team.
Brandon Hennes - Treasurer: Brandon joined the Propel Board in 2022. He is an Accountant at UW Oshkosh in which his primary role at the University is to ensure that all state and federal grants are compliant and to ensure that they all stay within their own budgets. Brandon is currently pursuing his MBA at UW Oshkosh and CPA license.
Jason Krueger: Jason has been with Propel for the last 2 years. He is a co-chair on the membership committee. Jason works for Discovery Properties Management.
Miranda Feldman: Miranda joined the Propel Board in 2020. She is an account executive with BSI where she works with a variety of clients to complete residential and contract projects ranging in size and budget requirements. Projects begin with developing a design concept and schematic planning that follows with multiple client meetings and presentations before the design development begins. Drawing sets and renderings that are required for most projects, including space planning, and finish and furniture selections.
Abby Zubella: Abby has been a Propel member since 2014. She is the Client Service Member at Behnke Financial LLC. Abby is a member of the Events and Pals committee.
Dan Brosman: Dan has been with Propel since 2020. He works at UW Oshkosh as the Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The SBDC provides confidential, no cost business consulting to entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the region.
Jenna Thiel : Jenna joined the Propel Board in October of 2020 and serves on the Events Committee. She is a Talent Acquisition Business Partner – Lead at Amcor and is responsible for leading her team to support, standardize and centralize hourly recruitment efforts. More recently Jenna and a few colleagues started a Young Professionals Network within the Amcor network that is closely interacting with Propel.
Makenna Uhen: Makenna is the Events & Communications Coordinator at the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce and is responsible for the planning and promotion of all chamber-related events, programs and membership development. She also assists with the implementation of the public relations and communications plan, including social media. Makenna joined the Propel Board in 2021.
Madisen Potratz: Madisen joined the Propel Board in 2021. She is a Marketing Manager at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. In her free time she enjoys creating pottery and art for her business Good Art for Good.
Jessie Meidl: Jessie is the Downtown Oshkosh Business Improvement District Manager. She is responsible for planning downtown events, business recruitment and retention, and coordinating beautification efforts and other projects throughout the downtown area.