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Isaac Roang Receives Next Generation UPAF Leadership Award

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Quarles & Brady is pleased to announce that Milwaukee partner and co-chair of the 2017 Next Generation UPAF Council, Isaac Roang, received the 2017 Next Generation UPAF Leadership Award, sponsored by the We Energies Foundation. The Next Generation UPAF Leadership Award spotlights one community leader within Next Generation UPAF who cultivates, encourages and promotes the performing arts in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Just off a milestone 50th Anniversary, the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) closed the curtain on its 2017 Campaign with its Annual Meeting, held at the Broadway Theatre Center. UPAF’s 50th Anniversary Campaign raised a record-breaking $12.32 million for UPAF’s Member Groups, Affiliates, arts education programming and community outreach programs.

Roang is a member of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group where he represents clients in a wide- range of complex real estate transactions, including tax credit transactions, acquisitions and dispositions of real estate holdings, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

About UPAF
The United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) has been setting the stage for over 50 years by providing critical investment in our region’s vibrant performing arts scene. UPAF’s mission is to secure community resources, promote the performing arts as a regional asset and improve the quality of life through responsible investment in and financial support of the performing arts in Southeastern Wisconsin. UPAF is proud to celebrate a half-century of making our community a better place to live, work and play. In 2017 UPAF’s 50th Anniversary Campaign raised more than $12.3 million to support the area’s performing arts environment. UPAF proudly bears Charity Navigator’s highest distinction for nonprofits – a four-star rating. As an umbrella organization, UPAF supports a breadth of performing arts groups that collectively offer something for everyone through its 14 Member Groups and numerous Affiliates. More than one million people are touched each year through performances, educational outreach, special events and community partnerships.