Ramirez Family Foundation

October 2, 2023 | Article

Augustine Prep featured in article about high performing schools

It was almost exactly six years ago when Gus Ramirez gave me a tour of the new St. Augustine Prep school building on Milwaukee’s south side. It was the day before the first school day ever for Aug Prep, as it is often called.  Well-designed classrooms, ample space, a huge swimming pool with an accompanying […]

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July 26, 2023 | Article

Ramirez Family Foundation Acquires Cardinal Stritch Campus

MILWAUKEE, July 26, 2023 — The Ramirez Family Foundation (the Foundation) announced today that it has acquired the Cardinal Stritch University campus in an agreement valued at $24 million. The campus’s excellent location, spacious facilities and rich educational and spiritual heritage closely align with the vision and mission of the Ramirez Family Foundation. While specific […]

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July 26, 2023 | Article

Inside St. Augustine’s Huge Expansion

K4-12 private choice school adding new $49 million school building. One of Milwaukee’s biggest and highest-performing schools is about to become substantially larger. As featured in Urban Milwaukee St. Augustine Preparatory Academy will open its new, $49 million elementary school building this fall, making the relatively new K4-12 school the largest single-campus school in the city. The private […]

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May 9, 2023 | Article

St. Augustine Preparatory Academy Raises $2.1 million During 2023 Gala

More than 700 people gathered to provide critical support for the school’s continued growth, including the launch of a new elementary school and performing arts center opening in August. Full press release here. Milwaukee, May 5, 2023 – St. Augustine Preparatory Academy (Aug Prep), a high-performing K4-12 non- denominational Christian school on Milwaukee’s southside, announced […]

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March 13, 2023 | In the News

Husco CEO Austin Ramirez joins Marcus Corp. board of directors

Milwaukee-based movie theater and hotel company The Marcus Corp. has added Austin Ramirez, chief executive officer of Husco International, to its board of directors. Ramirez has headed the Waukesha-based manufacturing firm since 2003. Husco makes hydraulic and electro-mechanical components for automotive and off-highway applications Ramirez also served as a White House Fellow on the National […]

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February 6, 2023 | Article

Austin Ramirez, Husco International, Inc. | 2023 KEEN National Conference Keynote

Austin Ramirez (Husco International, Inc. – Chief Executive Officer) was our keynote speaker for the 2023 KEEN National Conference. Enjoy his interview with Joe Tranquillo (Associate Provost for Transformative Teaching & Learning and a Professor at Bucknell University). Austin Ramirez is CEO of Husco, a privately held engineering and manufacturing company. During his ten-year tenure […]

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November 21, 2022 | Article

Aug Prep Again Rated Five-Stars by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

Aug Prep Again Rated Five-Stars by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Aug Prep’s growth is among the highest in the state; Rated top K-12 school for second year in a row Milwaukee, November 15, 2022 – St. Augustine Preparatory Academy (Aug Prep), a high-performingK4-12 non-denominational Christian school located in Milwaukee’s south side, again achieved a five-starrating, […]

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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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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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