Rowe currently serves as president of Ruder Ware and has been a long-time member of the firm’s Board of Directors. He is a Fellow with the American Bar Foundation and the Wisconsin Law Foundation. He has served as chairman of the board for Aspirus Inc., a regional health care system headquartered in Wausau, in addition to boards of director roles with the Dan Storey Foundation, the Victor and Helen Geisel Foundation, Meritas® (a global alliance of more than 180 business-focused law firms), and the Greater Wausau Prosperity Partnership.
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