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A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.

He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.

Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.  He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.  

He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.

He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.  



Recent Articles
 
 Marketplace - July 24, 2016
 Welcome, Northwestern Mutual
 Agents and their families flock to Milwaukee every year this week, and each year I love the buzz that's created by adding 11,000 visitors to Downtown Milwaukee. As a community, we need to champion the corporations that choose Milwaukee as their home, so thanks NM!
 
 Marketplace - July 15, 2016
 Downtown's trails of bagels bewilder
 Curious minds want to know who is behind a regular bakery bonanza in Downtown Milwaukee. Several residents in the neighborhood tell me that streets and bridges are consistently laced with multiple bakery items several times per week.
 
 Festival Guide - July 12, 2016
 I miss you already, Summerfest
 There's something missing this week: the energy, buzz and excitement that only Summerfest brings. As the state's economic and entertainment center, Milwaukee gets most of the love, but with healthy arteries and suburbs, everyone wins when Summerfest shines.
 
 Festival Guide - July 2, 2016
 Blake Shelton masters the banter, builds on star power during Summerfest set
 Sure, he played the exact same encore as he did the last time he was in Milwaukee. But on this near perfect Summerfest night, Blake Shelton was different - different in that he's now a much bigger star, which he used to his advantage Friday night.
 
 Festival Guide - June 28, 2016
 Summerfest picks: Jeff Sherman
 The fest that made Milwaukee famous, Summerfest is here. Jeff Sherman loves it. It means energy, 50-90,000 new people Downtown every day, good music, food and more. It's great, and it gets better every year. Here are his music picks.
 
 Sports - June 23, 2016
 "I love Milwaukee," says Jimmy Butler
 Check out the latest podcast from Bill Simmons featuring Jimmy Butler - and, germane to us here, including several Marquette and Milwaukee mentions. In fact, Butler says several times "I love Milwaukee," citing his days and degree at Marquette.
 
 Dining - June 21, 2016
 Dear Ray Allen, please open your next restaurant in Milwaukee
 Former Milwaukee Bucks guard Ray Allen and his wife have opened one of the country's first all-organic "fast food" restaurants in Miami. Called Grown, it's getting rave reviews on Facebook, and, from the photos I've seen, I want to eat there right now.
 
 Marketplace - June 11, 2016
 6 ideas to improve the new Metro Market in Shorewood
 We're a few months in, so here are six things I'd change about the Milwaukee area's newest Metro Market store, on Oakland Avenue in Shorewood. The better you are, Metro Market, the more of our money you'll get!
 
 Marketplace - June 7, 2016
 Four vacant spaces in Downtown that need to be filled now
 There's growth everywhere in Downtown Milwaukee, but still opportunities and eyesores. For me, these four spaces have been vacant for too long. I see them all nearly everyday. Let's all chime in and help the owners or leasing agents find the right new tenant.
 
 Bars & Clubs - May 25, 2016
 Milwaukee bars left off new Esquire "Best Bars in America" list
 The "Best Bars in America" feature has been around since 2006. And - of course - a lot has changed on the drinking scene here and in every city in America. One change, no Milwaukee bars appear on this year's list.
 


Recent Podcasts
 
Arts and Entertainment - September 11, 2012
 The Rep's Mark Clements talks about theater misconceptions
The Milwaukee Rep's Mark Clements talks about misconceptions about going to live theater.
Length: 00:03:13
 
Movies and Television - November 4, 2011
 "One Call, That's All"
Attorney David Gruber talks about his "One Call, That's All" slogan.
Length: 00:01:30
 
Sports - November 16, 2010
 Jim Paschke talks about his favorite NBA cities, life on the road
Jim Paschke talks about his favorite NBA cities, and life on the road during the season.
Length: 00:02:34
 
Sports - April 23, 2010
 Fear the Deer
The Milwaukee Bucks "Fear the Deer" song. Debuted during 2010 NBA playoffs.
Length: 00:01:40
 
Movies and Television - December 16, 2009
 Susan Kim talks about what's next in her career
Channel 4's Susan Kim talks about "Live at Daybreak" and what could be next for her in her media career and life.
Length: 00:01:24
 
Travel - April 22, 2009
 The general manager of the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee talks about the hotel
Gerald Rappaport, general manager of the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee talks about the hotel's $19 million face lift.
Length: 00:06:54
 
Business - January 21, 2009
 The Brewery: A new Milwaukee neigborhood at the old Pabst site.
Milwaukee's world famous Pabst Brewery, founded in 1844, was at one time the largest brewery in America, bottling millions of barrels of Pabst Blue Ribbon and other famous brands. The brewery closed its doors in 1996, but by the end of January 2009 it will once again have people living and working on its grounds. Today, Dan McCarthy, discusses how the brewery is ready for a new chapter in its rich history. Here's exclusive insight into Milwaukee's next great Downtown Milwaukee neighborhood.
Length: 00:10:07
 
Arts and Entertainment - January 16, 2009
 Questions about Jazz in the Park's new alcohol policy
In the very first interview since the East Town Association announced that it is ending carry ins at Jazz in the Park, OnMilwaukee.com talks to executive director Kate Borders about the new policy and how it came about.
Length: 00:06:09
 
Politics - January 16, 2009
 Who to contact if you want to complain about the new Jazz in the Park policy
Are you upset about the new, no carry in alcohol policy at Jazz in the Park? Listen to executive director Kate Borders tell OnMilwaukee.com how you can react and let your voice be heard.
Length: 00:02:38
 
Music - August 5, 2008
 Ten minutes with Joshua Radin
Joshua Radin has a Sunday, Aug. 10 date at The Pabst Theater. Show time is 7:30 p.m. OnMilwaukee.com's Jeff Sherman talked with him on Tuesday as he prepared for a gig in Cincinnati.
Length: 09:37:00