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Karen Piel

Gift Planning Officer Karen Piel

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Office: Marshfield Medical Center-


Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

Juris Doctor
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison, WI​

Professional Certification:

  • Licensed Attorney, State of Wisconsin
  • Licensed Certified Public Accountant, State of Wisconsin
  • Certified Fund Raising​ Executive (CFRE)

Professional Experience:

  • Joined MCHS in 2006
  • Estate Planning Attorney in solo practice, Wausau, WI
  • Estate Planning Attorney, Ruder Ware Law Firm, Wausau, WI

Professional Associations:

  • National Association of Charitable Gift Planners
  • Association for Healthcare Philanthropy
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association
  • Wausau Area Estate Planners Forum
  • Minnesota Planned Giving Council

Volunteer Civic Activities:

  • Faculty Member, AHP Madison Institute - Planned Giving Track
  • Marathon County Board of Adjustment
  • Marathon County Board of Supervisors, 2000 to 2008
  • Member, American Legion Auxiliary
  • Volunteer, Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary Badger Girls State Program, 1987-2009
  • Leadership Wausau/Marathon County Graduate
  • Wausau School District Board of Education, 2005-2006​