Patti Brash McKeithan

Brash McKeithan

Patti Brash McKeithan is the former Vice President – Corporate Affairs for Miller Brewing Company, from which she retired in 2004.

Patti earned a liberal arts degree from St. Norbert College and a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

She has served on the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Public Museum (past board chair); the United Performing Arts Fund (campaign co-chair); World Festivals Inc. (Summerfest); Wisconsin State Fair Park; The Milwaukee Repertory Theater (past board chair); the Wisconsin AIDS Fund (past board chair); and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, to name a few.

Patti is the recipient of numerous community awards and in 2009 received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from St. Norbert College, where she had served as a trustee for 18 years. Patti was inducted into the YWCA Academy of Achievers in New York City in 1998.

A longstanding advocate for the Medical College, Patti is currently a member of MCW’s Women in Science Advisory Committee.

Together, Patti and her husband Jack have not only co-chaired many successful charitable events and campaigns but also led by generous example, as recognized in 2009, when they were honored with the Evan P. Helfaer Donor Award by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Southeastern Wisconsin.

The McKeithans co-chaired the 2013 40th Anniversary Gala for the International Crane Foundation.