Eve Hall, Advisory Council Member
Dr. Eve M. Hall, a leader and advocate, experienced in education, non-profit, and government sectors, has established her imprint locally and nationally. She has earned a reputation as a “builder’ and one who inspires and demonstrates the power of strong programs and partnerships to create change and opportunities that positively impact the lives of others. Since 2012, Hall has served as the President/CEO of the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin, where she is leading the renewal of the organization.
Hall is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin with work experiences in Wisconsin, Florida, and Washington DC. Prior to the chamber, she served as the Chief Innovation Officer for Thurgood Marshall College Fund, where she spent 10 years in various national leadership roles impacting students and university/school district/business partnerships in several states. Dr. Hall’s professional career has consisted of high-level leadership roles and responsibilities in K-16 education, government, and non-profit, with a short stint in for-profit. Roles have included Vice President of Public Affairs and lobbyist for Family Service of Milwaukee, School to Work Director reporting to the Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, and Director of Governor Tommy Thompson’s Milwaukee Office.
In spring 2014, Hall was appointed by Governor Scott Walker to serve on the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. She also serves on the Governor’s Task Force on Minority Unemployment. Hall serves on variety of local boards and committees; Near West Side Partners, Junior Achievement, Make a Difference Wisconsin Advisory Council, Cardinal Stritch Business Advisory Board, Milwaukee Succeeds, WAM DC, MKE Fellows Advisory Committee, Regional Transit Leadership Council, and MKE United Steering Committee. Hall was recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as a “Woman of Influence in 2013 and one of “16 Business Executives to Watch in 2016.” In 2015, she was recognized as “Woman Executive of the Year,” by Biz Times for her work in reviving the chamber.
Regarding community volunteerism and leaving a legacy, Hall is the Co-Founder of the African American Women’s Project Fund, created in 1999 and designed to provide support to organizations supporting the well-being of women and girls. The over $200,000 fund is held in the Women’s Fund of Greater Milwaukee. She is a member of of the Downtown Milwaukee Rotary Club, TEMPO, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and The Girlfriends Inc.
Hall received a B.S. degree in educational psychology and teaching certification in Learning Disabilities from Florida A&M University, a M.S. in administrative leadership from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Ph.D. in educational leadership from Cardinal Stritch University.