Ixonia – October 2023: Patrick Lubar has been named a finalist in the Next Generation Leadership category of the BizTimes Media’s Nonprofit Excellence Awards. This award is given to a for-profit, (under 40-year-old) executive who demonstrates leadership and significant contributions to single or multiple nonprofit organizations through active leadership on a board and/or strategic management/guidance.

Greg Larson, CEO of Ixonia Bank says, “Patrick has demonstrated outstanding initiative and commitment to investing back into the Milwaukee community, which has led to this well-deserved recognition. We are all extremely proud of him.”

Dozens of nominations were submitted for the program this year, and 27 finalists were named in 9 different categories. An overall winner in each category will be announced the morning of the event. A complete list of finalists and their designated categories can be found at www.biztimes.com/npawards.

The Nonprofit Excellence Awards are designed to shine a light on the community impact of southeastern Wisconsin nonprofits. The program also salutes the work of for-profit organizations, executives and professionals who donate their time, talent, and treasure to community causes.

Finalists will be recognized at an awards event on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

In addition to the awards themselves, the Nonprofit Excellence Awards program will be highlighted by the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to philanthropists Ellen and Joe Checota, in recognition of their significant contributions to support the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, MATC (Milwaukee Area Technical College), the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Art Museum.

To register to attend the Nonprofit Excellence Award Ceremony, visit www.biztimes.com/npawards.

Patrick is based out of Ixonia Bank’s Downtown Milwaukee office located at 611 E. Wisconsin Ave, Suite 101.