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Highly active in Milwaukee-area civic and community organizations, Donald Baumgartner is a member of the Greater Milwaukee Committee and has co-chaired the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on International Trade.  He traveled to Europe with Milwaukee Mayor John Norquist on two economic development missions promoting Milwaukee-area businesses, and served on the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Economic Development.

Mr. Baumgartner and his wife, Donna, contribute generously to the quality of Milwaukee’s cultural life.  He is a past President of the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Board of Trustees and served as President of MAM and Chairman of the museum’s Building Committee during the construction of the Calatrava addition. He also served on the architectural selection committee.

Mr & Mrs: The Baumgartners attended the Grammies for the  winning Florentine Opera's production of Elmer Gantry, which was recorded by Naxos RecordsMr. Baumgartner is a Life Director of the Florentine Opera Company. The Baumgartners sponsored the Florentine Opera’s production of Elmer Gantry in 2010, which was recorded by Naxos Records and garnered two Grammy Awards in 2012.

The Baumgartners also support the Milwaukee Ballet — presenting ballets, sponsoring events and contributing both financially and with their time. Mrs. Baumgartner serves on the board and as special events committee co-chair. Mr. Baumgartner is a member of the advisory committee for The Harmony Initiative – a unique Milwaukee collaboration.

The Milwaukee Film Festival has benefited from the support of Mr. and Mrs. Baumgartner. Mrs. Baumgartner is on the board and they sponsored the fiction and documentary competition award.
As a special friend to the Next Door Foundation, Mrs. Baumgartner contributes through fundraising events and direct financial support.

The Baumgartners embrace the spirit of philanthropy. In addition to these key organizations, the Baumgartner family participates in the support and growth of numerous Milwaukee community organizations.