Larry Gundrum, who has served on Green Lake Renewal’s board of directors for the past two years, has been named executive director of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square Community Center. He will be responsible for planning, executing and leading all Town Square initiatives, including programming, events, and project development, as well as overseeing Town Square’s Green Lake Kitchens, Green Lake Fitness and Mill Pond Terrace, the new outdoor event venue opening this summer on the north side of Town Square.
Mr. Gundrum comes to Town Square with nearly 30 years of experience in project management, customer service, and operations. Most recently, her served as Director of Operations for Madden Communications near Chicago, overseeing more than 125 employees. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign, Illinois.
“We are thrilled that Larry has agreed to take on this important role,” said Fran Hill, president of Green Lake Renewal’s Town Square board of directors. “As a board member, he has already demonstrated his passion for and dedication to our community. Now, he’ll using his vast experience as a creative planner, organizer and manager to take our organization to the next level.”
Mr. Gundrum and his wife, Victoria, have owned a Green Lake home for 12 years and will be relocating here from the Chicago area on a full-time basis. They have two college-aged daughters, Abby and Jolie, who have also been involved in Green Lake community projects.
“Both of my parents are from Wisconsin,” added Gundrum. “I lived in Wausau and Mosinee as a child, and I have over 150 aunts, uncles and first cousins in Wisconsin. So moving to Green Lake is, in a way, coming home to Wisconsin.”
Town Square, located at 492 Hill Street in Green Lake, is the community center operated by the 501(c)3 community revitalization organization Green Lake Renewal. For information, see www.greenlakerenewal.org or call 920-807-0008.