Our Staff

Louise Jesse
Interim Executive Director
Louise Jesse has spent over 25 years in the private sector in a variety of different companies. Most recently she was the Vice President of human resources for a billion dollar revenue generating privately-held, international company. During her time in the private sector, she served on various non-profit boards, including on a school board where she was on the Executive Committee.
Louise, and her husband Jon of 25 years, have made Milwaukee their home from getting married here, to having and raising their two sons here. Their whole family is actively involved and passionate about tennis and MTEF. Jon has served on the Board of Directors for MTEF and is currently on the Executive Committee. Their sons, Alex and Jason, have tutored for MTEF; taught tennis during the summer programming with Louise; and have played multiple years in the PRO/AM summer event.  Both of the boys are accomplished tennis players having played since they were young. Jason competed in junior tennis locally and regionally; played for Homestead High School competing at the Wisconsin State Tournament twice in doubles; finishing 7/8 with his partner his senior year. Alex also competed in junior tennis, including at the national level. He also played for Homestead High School all four years; making it to the finals of the Wisconsin State Tournament three out of four years and winning it as a sophomore. He has continued his tennis into college having accepted a scholarship to the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. His team ended the 2015 season ranked #4 in the country.
Louise is excited and honored to serve as the interim leader for MTEF. She brings with her a strong skill set in organizational leadership, along with her passion for tennis and youth. She is looking forward to building on the strong foundation of MTEF, to help strengthen our organization for our current and future participants. 

Diana Miramontes
Office Manager
Diana Miramontes studied computer technology at Mount Mary College and has worekd as an adminsitrative assistant for a number of companies and organizations, including Bell Ambulance, The Private Industry Council of Milwaukee County, and the Journey House Youth Center.  A Milwaukee native, Miramontes is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Barb Franzen, CPA

Barbara Franzen, a CPA is owner of Franzen & Associates LLC in Plymouth.  The company specializes in providing all accounting functions for small businesses – management consulting, cash management, accounts payable and receivable, payrolls, quarterly payroll reports, financial statement presentation and Quick-Books consulting.
Prior to founding her own firm in 2003, Franzen worked for a number of other Wisconsin companies, including Kohler Co., Schmidt & Co.
Franzen graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh in 1987 with a degree in accounting. 



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Hope Moses
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The word hope is defined in Webster’s dictionary as “an optimistic attitude of mind based on an expectation of positive outcomes related to events and circumstances in one’s life.”

In the case of Hope Moses, the name and definition are a perfect fit. She was born in 2002 just minutes shy of New Year’s Day. Her mom, Simone, thought Hope would be the perfect name. The New Year, like her daughter’s birth, gave Simone Moses hope.

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