GREEN BAY — A Beaver Dam graduate is among the distinguished University of Wisconsin-Green Bay alumni the school will recognize at its Alumni Awards and Recognition Dinner at 5 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.
Mary Frank-Arlt, a 2004 graduate of Beaver Dam High School, will receive an Outstanding Alumni Award. She joined Kohler Co.’s internal branding agency, The Beacon, in 2016. Frank-Arlt, the associate manager for social media, now develops social media and digital branding strategies for Kohler Power and Kohler Co.
Frank-Arlt began her career at Wisconsin Public Service, with a focus on maintaining strategic partnerships with nonprofits, managing giving programs and corporate outreach. She then moved into a role for WEC Energy Group coordinating digital and social media programs for nine brands. In addition, she led corporate social responsibility reporting initiatives and was one of first people in the world to receive the Global Reporting Initiative G4 certification in 2014.
Frank-Arlt has been involved in the Green Bay community since her time as a student. She earned a master’s degree in business administration from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2015 and was recognized with the Outstanding Graduate Award.