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Executive Board

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Julia Schulze

Hello, my name is Julia Schulze, and I am thrilled to be a part of the WIRE executive board this year. I am a junior studying Real Estate and Chinese Professional Communications. Outside of school I am a member of one of the University Bands on campus and love to explore all that Madison has to offer. Looking forward to a great year!


Grace Tuttle
VP Operations

Hi everyone! My name is Grace Tuttle, and I am a 2nd year real estate student from Pewaukee, WI. In my free time, I am often with friends or family, walking my dog, working out, or trying new restaurants. I am excited to make connections with members and learn more from women in real estate. Reach out with any questions you have!

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Brennan Staude
VP Finance

My name is Brennan Staude, and I'm a junior from Franklin, Wisconsin. I am studying Real Estate and Marketing and am pursuing a certificate in Sustainability. In my free time I love to spend time with friends and family, be outside, workout, and try new restaurants! I have been in WIRE since my first semester at UW and am so excited to connect with our members!

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Alexandra Cruz
VP Membership

Hello! My name is Alexandra (Ally) Cruz and I am a junior studying both Real Estate and Marketing. I am from Madison, WI and continue to enjoy my summers by the lakes and winters in cozy coffee shops. I am so excited to meet all of the new members and help organize engaging social events. Feel free to reach out if you have any fun ideas you would like to share with me. Looking forward to all of the opportunities and connections that WIRE has to offer!


Carey-Rose Tharp
VP of Professional Events

My name is Carey-Rose Tharp and I am a senior studying Real Estate and Marketing. This is my second year on the WIRE Executive Board and I am very excited to serve as the VP of Professional Events. I am looking forward to another year of great events, speakers, and connections with WIRE!

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Emma Wells
Trip Director

Hi all! My name is Emma Wells, and I’m a sophomore studying Real Estate and Finance. I’m from Green Bay, and in my free time, you can find me doing yoga, cooking, or reading with a cup of coffee. I am so excited to plan this year’s Chicago trek and connect WIRE members with industry professionals on a fun trip!

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Gloria Kapla
Director of DEI

Hi everyone! My name is Gloria Kapla, and I’m currently a sophomore studying Real Estate. I couldn’t be more excited to be on the executive board to help WIRE continue to grow as a club, and be a resource to other women interested in real estate. Outside of class, I love to watch the sunset, try new coffee shops, and find fun recipes to make with my friends. Looking forward to meeting new people and having another memorable year in WIRE!

Our Founders

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Ali Petrick


Maddie Fricker

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