Walter has over 30 years of experience in the management and marketing fields. He was a founding and managing partner of a full-service marketing communications and advertising firm specializing in channel selling and integrated direct marketing programs for B2B clients in the medical, dental, travel, outdoor and manufacturing fields.
He served as president of his city’s Library Foundation, successfully helping lead the planning and fundraising efforts to build a new library. He has also been active on the boards of environmental and community organizations. He has a B.A. from Macalester College and an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was a Beta Gamma Sigma scholar.