Donelle Hauser

Incoming President | Equity Committee Chair

President, Chief Executive Officer, Lad Lake

Milwaukee, WI

Donelle Hauser is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Lad Lake, Inc. located in Wisconsin serving over 1,000 youth and families each year through residential treatment, alternative education and community-based services.  Donelle joined Lad Lake, Inc. in 2015 as Chief Program Officer, implementing best practices, building a team focused on continuous improvement, impact and authentic connections.

Prior, Donelle served as Vice President of Residential Services in one of New York state’s largest child serving agencies.   Donelle received her B.S. in Psychology from Gordon College in MA and earned her MSW at the State University of New York.

Donelle serves on several state and national committees including Social Current, Executive Leadership Institute board member and Association of Children’s Residential and Community Services executive board, Equity committee chair.    Previous engagements include School Board member, President of a State Juvenile Detention Association, Wisconsin’s Department of Children and Youth Advocacy to improve the Juvenile Justice System founding partner, and Wisconsin’s cross systems workgroup finding innovative solutions to serve youth with complex needs.

Donelle leads with a passionate commitment helping individuals and communities thrive.