Kip is a member of the Forest County Potawatomi Community and joined Greenfire as president in 2014. However, he’s been closely involved with the company since its inception in 2010, having previously served as chief operating officer of the Potawatomi Business Development Corporation (PBDC), Greenfire’s parent company. Guided by the objectives of PBDC and its tribal philosophy and values, Kip provides outstanding leadership for the growing company, drives the vision and strategic planning, and plays a major role in networking and business development. Under his leadership, the company has received dozens of awards including Fastest Growing Firm, Diversity in Business, Top Construction Company, Newsmaker of the Year, Largest Minority-Owned Company, and a Cream of the Cream City Award, among others.
An active member of the greater Milwaukee business community, Kip sits on several local and regional board of directors and is engaged in a variety of community and philanthropic organizations. He is also committed to advancing the success of entrepreneurs and business ventures throughout Indian Country, dedicating time to Native American ventures and organizations across the country. When he finds free time, Kip enjoys fishing, hunting, golfing, and most importantly, spending time with his family.