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 the Building Ambassador at the Oshkosh Corporation Global Headquarters and helps to facilitate meetings and events in their conference center. 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.
Kate Wyman: -Vice President: Kate Wyman joined Propel in 2017 and is the marketing committee chair. She works at the Waters as the Marketing and Community Relations Manager.
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.
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 Marketplace Manager at Silver Star Brands, leading her team to build business on Amazon,,, eBay, and other 3rd party digital retailers.
Jennifer Buelow Fischer: Jennifer joined the Propel Board in 2018. She is the Undergraduate Program Director for the College of Business at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Dan Brosman: Dan is a Business Consultant with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Director of the Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at UW Oshkosh. The SBDC provides no cost, confidential consulting to entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the region, whereas the CEI provides similar consulting but is more focused on startup programming and resources to support students at UW Oshkosh.
Shawn Dockry: Shawn joined the board in May of 2019. He is State Farm Insurance Agent and has his own office in Oshkosh.
Christopher Gray: Christopher joined the Propel Board in 2019. He is currently a Quality Manager for Oshkosh Defense.
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.
Katie Talken: Katie joined the Propel Board in 2018 and is a member of the Events and Marketing Committee. She works at the Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh as the Development & Grant Director.
Jenna Thiel : Jenna joined the Propel Board in October of 2020. Jenna is a Talent Acquisition Consultant at Amcor, leading her team to support, standardize and centralize hourly recruitment efforts here in the Fox Valley region
Abby Zubella: Abby has been in Propel since 2014. She is the Insurance Sales Manager at SBG Financial.
Zach Horn: Adjunct Board Member- Zach joined the board in September 2020 as the Adjunct Board Member. Zach is a Business Analyst with Bank First.