Ramirez Family Foundation

May 17, 2022 | Press Release

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy Raises $2 Million During Annual Gala

More than 750 people gathered to recognize BMO and Mary Ellen Stanek for their long-standing commitment to supporting high-quality education for all Milwaukee, May 6, 2022 – St. Augustine Preparatory Academy (Aug Prep), a high-performing K4-12 nondenominational Christian school, announced today it raised $2 million during its annual gala celebration to support the growing reach […]

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May 10, 2022 | Uncategorized

Gus Ramirez Inducted into Georgia Tech College of Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame

Gus Ramirez, Founder and Chairman of Husco International, Inc. and St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, was inducted into the 2022 Georgia Tech College of Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame on April 23rd. Ramirez, who received a Bachelor’s (1968) and a Master’s (1969) degree in Aerospace Engineering, thanked Georgia Tech for launching him “through the Aerospace Department and to […]

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November 1, 2021 | Article

Camino de Restauracion School Revitalized

Ramirez Family Foundation helps Camino de Restauracion recover after Hurricane Maria leaves a path of destruction. Click here for a great film by JonathanJVN telling the amazing story of how a community, along with the Ramirez’s came together to get the school back up and running as well as installing a state-of-the art new basketball […]

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August 31, 2021 | Article

Ramirez Family Awarded Legacy Award from MVI.

On August 26th, 2021, Missionary Ventures International, an interdenominational Christian organization based in Florida, awarded Gus and Becky Ramirez with the organization’s inaugural Legacy Award. 

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August 16, 2021 | Article

St. Augustine Prep Details Plans for $42 Million Expansion

Milwaukee, July 8, 2021 – St. Augustine Preparatory Academy, a high-performing K4-12 non-denominational Christian school located in Milwaukee’s south side, officially announced today the details regarding its $42 million expansion plan to be completed by May of 2023. Founded in 2016 by Gus and Becky Ramirez and their family, Aug Prep, as the school is […]

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May 3, 2021 | Article

PAYING IT FORWARD: HUSCO’S EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES PAVE THE WAY FOR THE WORKFORCE OF TOMORROW

It’s often been said the true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success. The old adage certainly rings true for Austin Ramirez, CEO of AEM member company Husco. While there’s no doubting his commitment to helping ensure the long-term success of the Waukesha, Wisconsin-based manufacturer of hydraulic and electro-mechanical […]

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December 14, 2020 | Uncategorized

Ramirez Fellowship continues to provide opportunities.

In 2015, the Agustin A. Ramirez Jr. Family Foundation introduced the Ramirez Fellowship in association with MSOE and The Medical College of Wisconsin. Ramirez Fellowship Program from Milwaukee School of Engineering on Vimeo. As a Ramirez Fellow, you’ll be granted an internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) as you complete MSOE’s MBA in […]

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December 14, 2020 | In the News

Gratitude from El Salvador

A note from our friends in El Salvador… Dear Brother Gus and Sister Becky, These past weeks we have been continuing our outreach with your very generous hurricane aid donation. Every week hundreds of families, children and many different communities are being blessed with food, support and the Gospel. Just this past week our teachers […]

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December 7, 2020 | Article

Latino Wisconsin – The Film

LATINO WISCONSIN is an hour-long documentary that vividly illustrates the impact, influence and importance of Latinos, the state’s fastest growing population. In five, episodic chapters, the film shows how the booming Latino population is reviving dying, rural communities and aging urban centers. Latinos are creating businesses and breathing new life into empty store fronts, filling empty […]

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November 30, 2020 | In the News

Ramirez Family Wins BizTimes Lifetime Achievement Award

Two words describe the Ramirez philanthropic philosophy – all in! The family behind Waukesha-based Husco International doesn’t just fund schools in Central America; they regularly visit to make sure the schools are offering quality education.  They don’t just encourage employees to give to the United Way; they match the giving, and Husco president and chief […]

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