President, Badger Bay Management, Wisconsin
Mr. Eric Ostermann, MPP, is the Founder and President of Badger Bay Management – an association management company based in Wisconsin. Since its start in 2006, Badger Bay has grown to serve more than 10,000 individuals across a variety of different local, state and national organizations – and works exclusively with medical professional societies and public health associations. Badger Bay has a history of working closely with PHAB partners having co-hosted the 2008 NALBOH Conference, managing two of the NACCHO Survive and Thrive Projects, and consulting for both APHA and several state public health associations as part of the Kellogg-funded APHA Affiliate Capacity Building Initiative.
Mr. Ostermann and his team have worked directly with NALBOH since January 2014 and are responsible for the business planning, budget management and the day-to-day operations of the Association. Together with the Board, Badger Bay has facilitated and implemented a new strategic plan that aims to build on NALBOH’s rich history and tradition as the voice for local board governance.
Prior to creating Badger Bay, he served as the coordinator of a 10-department emergency preparedness consortium in Wisconsin from 2003-2006; and served as the Vice President of Membership and Professional Services for the Wisconsin Medical Society from 1996-2003. He was part of the senior leadership team that helped the Society grow record membership. He holds a Masters of Public Policy Degree from the Robert M. LaFollette Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and is a graduate of the Midwest American Regional Public Health Leadership Institute (MARPHLI).