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Jon D. Hammes

Jon D. Hammes

Board of Directors, George W. Bush Presidential Center

Jon Hammes is the founder and partner of Hammes Company, a real estate development firm headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Hammes is also a Principal of Hammes Partners, an institutional private equity platform that owns and manages real estate investments throughout the United States.

Mr. Hammes serves on the boards of several organizations, including Teach for America, University of Wisconsin Madison, Marquette University, Badger Institute, and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  He is the former Chairman of the State of Wisconsin Investment Board and the Medical College of Wisconsin.  

Mr. Hammes earned his B.B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and his M.B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

He resides in Mequon, Wisconsin, with his wife Ann.