Who We Are   

Our Facilitators

The Zeidler Group is made up of hundreds of diverse facilitators in the Greater Milwaukee area and beyond who we’ve trained to facilitate small and large group processes. 

  We are committed to local &
resident-led programming. 
  Our facilitators come from 
the communities we serve.  
Our facilitators come from a wide range of experiences and professions, but they all value the power of listening circles, and believe in the actions of facilitated dialogue – building trust, humanization, deep listening, and speaking from the heart. We offer a public facilitator training every month, and private trainings for organizations and groupsContact us for more information.
To sign up for facilitator certification training:  Register Here


 Sharon McMurray 

Interim Director

Ms McMurray has over 3 decades of experience in management and as a business-owner. She is well-known in the Milwaukee community as a leader, mentor to young women, volunteer and activist, taking on the plight of the poor, disabled and the disenfranchised to heart.

Over 5 years ago, Ms. McMurray decided to become a Zeidler Group Facilitator as a way to grow personally and expand her repertoire of expertise in interpersonal communication and listening. Since that time she has been an essential part of the Zeidler Group's Facilitation leadership team, supporting both the staff and participants with her dependability, breadth of expertise, clarity of communication and facilitation skills. She was honored as the Zeidler Group's 2019 Facilitator of the Year.

In 2020, with the retirement of Dr. Katherine Wilson, Ms. McMurray is serving as Interim Director.


Contact: sharon@zeidlergroup.org

 Michelle Anderson 

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Michelle has over a decade of Administrative, Customer Service, Office Managing and Bookkeeping experience, holding positions in the Medical, Hospitality and Business fields. She developed a passion for social justice and advocacy work in a position at MICAH. She is pleased to support civil dialogue, applying her administrative skills at the Zeidler Group! Michelle is the proud mother of 3 amazingly beautiful children, two sons (Nathaniel 15 & Noah 13) and one daughter (Laeloni 7).


Contact: office@zeidlergroup.org

(414) 239-8555

Board of Directors

Susan Tyndall, JD
Habush, Habush and Rottier
Board President
Rev. Lisa Bates-Froiland, PhD
Redeemer Lutheran 
Board Vice President
Carole Poth
St. Catherine's
Board Secretary
Brett Heaton Juarez
Northwestern Mutual
Board Treasurer
Mary Campbell, JD
ELCA Global Mission
Adam Carr
Community Connector
Bevin Christie
Carmen Schools of Science and Technology
Rick Deines
Zeidler Center founder
Michael Hostad
Greater Milwaukee Committee
Joyce Tang-Boyland, PhD
Alverno University
Kirsten Corbell
InCheck, Inc
Barbara Wyatt-Sibley
Milwaukee Christian Center
Dr. Anita Zeidler
On Monday, September 3, 2018, we lost our dear friend and board member Anita Zeidler.  She was the daughter of our Center’s namesake, Mayor Frank P. Zeidler, and she served as Treasurer on the Zeidler Center Board for 4 years. Her zeal for the Zeidler Group, and especially its work on behalf of the common good, will be missed beyond measure.

Advisory Board 

Barry Silberg
Reggie Jackson
America's Black Holocaust Museum
Carl Mueller
Mueller Communications
Dan Steininger
Hannah Dugan
Sally Peltz
Richard Abdoo

Some of our Partners

Partners support our work in many ways:
  • Convene and collaborate on private or public dialogues
  • Endorse & market upcoming Zeidler Group events
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Our main offices are located in Milwaukee, WI. 


Office Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Mon-Fri


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