DeAnna Leitzke, P.E.
Director, Milwaukee School of Engineering CREATE Institute
DeAnna Leitzke, P.E., Director of Milwaukee School of Engineering’s CREATE Institute, leads a team who is responsible for providing all students an opportunity to engage in real-world projects that help them develop as leaders of character, responsible professionals, passionate learners, and value creators. The CREATE Institute also serves as a Center for Teaching and Learning at MSOE. DeAnna has been a member of the MSOE faculty since 2006 and served as Chair for Servant-Leadership at MSOE for five years. Prior to pursuing a career in education, she consulted as an architectural engineer at Reserve Advisors in Milwaukee and Affiliated Engineers in Madison. She holds a B.S. in Architectural Engineering, M.S. in Engineering Management, and is pursuing her doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Service and Learning in Higher Education. DeAnna currently serves on the Board of SHARP Literacy.