Meet our Panelists

Maggie Beckley

Real Estate Manager, Aurora Health Care

Maggie Beckley is currently the Real Estate Manager at Aurora Health Care where she develops and delivers real estate strategies, transaction services and qualitative analysis for more than 300 Aurora locations, 1,00 leases and 16 million square feet. She received her bachelor’s degree from Xavier University of Louisiana in Finance and Accounting and her MBA with a focus on Real Estate and Commercial Development from Roosevelt University where she held honors as a Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Scholar. Maggie also completed Marquette’s Associates in Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) Program and is a licensed real estate broker.

Maggie currently serves as board treasurer of Lead2Change, Inc., a youth leadership organization committed to empowering and inspiring youth to be catalysts for change in their communities and also as board treasurer for CUPED Corporation, which promotes and protects traditional urban neighborhoods by working to eliminate physical, economic and social deterioration. It was formed by individuals with vision and experience in real estate and a passion for urban Milwaukee. She has received several awards and distinctions, including the Milwaukee Community Journal Millennial Honoree and the 2018 Milwaukee Business Journal 40 under 40 Award.


Marisol Cervera

Director of Human Services, United Community Center

Marisol Cervera is a dignified resident of Milwaukee, Director of the United Community Center Department of Human Service, highly versed in systems of community / human services as accredited by leading personalities and institutions in the Southeastern Region of Wisconsin. Her speaking engagement as well as her authorship of Vocational and Educational endeavors have made a significant contribution towards community well being.

Furthermore, she is a recognized contributor as an adviser for the Female Graduate Experiential Project in 2012 in coordination with Traisystems Int’l and Cardinal Stritch University. She believes that sensitivity in planning and a coordinated approach in service do make a positive difference on those who play an important role in our community.


Benjamin Juarez

Technology Training Manager, i.c.stars

Ben comes to i.c. stars Milwaukee after more than a decade in public policy. He is founder of Cream City Coders, a startup that teaches young students to code. He first began to code in Python in 2012 and expanded to JavaScript, Swift, and C#. He has created desktop, web and mobile applications using several frameworks and development environments.

In his spare time, Ben likes to stay engaged in his community in the near Southside (the Silver City neighborhood to be precise). He serves on the boards of Layton Boulevard West Neighbors and the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, and is a part of many committees focusing on Milwaukee’s tech talent (including the secret ones).

Ben strongly believes in lifelong learning, which is something he hopes to instill in each intern that walks through the doors of his office.