Quarles & Brady’s Nettles Appointed to R&B singer Usher’s New Look Foundation01/27/12
MILWAUKEE, WIS. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Cory Nettles, of counsel in the Firm's Milwaukee office, has been appointed to serve on the board of Usher's New Look Foundation. Mr. Nettles was also elected treasurer, appointed to the Executive Committee, and will chair the Finance and Audit Committee.
R&B singer Usher's foundation trains and certifies youth in four leadership areas, including talent, education, career and service. As a board member, Mr. Nettles will provide his expertise to help the Foundation's development committee reach strategic fund development goals.
Mr. Nettles practices in the areas of corporate services and government relations. His recent work with Quarles & Brady has focused on private equity and venture capital investing, tax incremental financing, brownfields and environmental contamination and remediation, utilities, transportation, affordable housing, and minority and women owned business and supplier development and diversity matters. He is also the founder and managing director of Milwaukee-based Generation Growth Capital, Inc., a private equity fund that provides growth capital to lower middle market companies.
He received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Lawrence University.
About Usher's New Look Foundation
Usher's New Look Foundation, a 501c3, established in 1999, certifies young people in four leadership pillars talent, education, career and service - to ensure their success as leaders throughout the world. Since its inception, the Foundation has mentored more than 9,000 youth and has provided more than 150,000 hours of leadership training. For more information, visit www.ushersnewlook.org.
About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with 425 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; and Shanghai, China. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at www.quarles.com. Follow the Firm on Twitter @QuarlesandBrady or on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/company/quarles-&-brady-llp.