Milwaukee Public Museum Announces New Vice President of Finance and Operations

Sept. 21, 2021

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Mia Tripi, Mueller Communications

Lue Hang to lead the finance and operations team and continue momentum towards Wisconsin’s 21st Century Natural History Museum

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) announced that Lue Hang has been named MPM’s new Vice President of Finance and Operations. In his new role, Hang, who previously served as President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Lutheran Home and Harwood Place, will lead the Museum’s finance and operations team.

“Lue’s expertise in financial operations, budget analytics and strategic planning will be a great asset to the Museum,” said Dr. Ellen Censky, President & CEO of the Milwaukee Public Museum. “This has been a year of both change and progress for the Museum, and adding Lue to our team will help ensure that we continue to make pragmatic decisions toward that continued momentum.” 

As VP of Finance and Operations, Hang’s focus will be on overseeing, directing and organizing the work of the Museum’s finance and operations teams. Hang will be responsible for the development of MPM’s financial management strategy and will contribute to the development of the Museum's strategic goals, including efforts towards building a 21st-century museum for the state of Wisconsin. 

“I am honored to be joining the Milwaukee Public Museum as Vice President of Finance and Operations,” said Hang. “MPM is a beloved institution in our Milwaukee community, and I look forward to working with the rest of the Museum team as we endeavor to support a thriving institution and look ahead to the future."

Hang received his Bachelor’s and Masters’ degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is currently working toward a Certificate of Nonprofit Management from Northwestern University in Chicago. Prior to joining Lutheran Home and Harwood Place in 2017 as Vice President of Finance and CFO, he served as Controller at the Milwaukee Art Museum. 

About the Milwaukee Public Museum (

The Milwaukee Public Museum is a natural and human history museum located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Museum was chartered in 1882 and opened to the public in 1884. MPM has three floors of exhibits that encompass life-size dioramas, walk-through villages, world cultures, dinosaurs, a rainforest, and a live butterfly garden as well as the Daniel M. Soref Dome Theater & Planetarium. The Museum houses more than 4 million objects and hosts some half a million visitors each year.

MPM is operated by Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc., a private, non-profit company, and its facilities and collections are held in trust and supported by Milwaukee County for the benefit of the public.