Blugold Hall of Fame
Steve Mattiacci was a member of the first Blugold conference and NAIA District 14 championship golf team in 1976 and the first to advance to the NAIA Nationals in 1977. The Blugolds won another conference title in 1979 when the team also won the District 14 crown and finished 20th at the NAIA Nationals under head coach Frank Wrigglesworth.
Mattiacci was named All-Conference as a senior and was also named to the All-District 14 first team as a sophomore and second team as a senior. In four years of conference meet competition, Mattiacci placed sixth (four strokes out of first), fourth (six strokes out of first), tied for eighth (eight strokes out of first) and tied for second (two strokes out of first). As a senior, he was named to the 11-member NAIA Academic All-America team.
Mattiacci, who graduated from Wausau East High School, received his bachelor of business administration degree in accounting in 1980. He worked for seven years as an audit supervisor and senior consultant for Touche Ross in Milwaukee. He spent five years as a divisional controller for Marcus Corporation. Steve joined Milwaukee-based CMI Group, Inc. in 1992. CMI specializes in alternatives for equipment maintenance. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer after stints as controller and general manager.
Steve, his wife Terri and four children--Lisa, age 20; Katie, 11; Maggie, 9; and Peter, 7-reside in Brookfield. In recent years, he has been involved in coaching his children's youth soccer teams. His oldest daughter is a member of the soccer team at UW-Madison.
Mattiacci has been involved in the United Way, Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer, Variety Club, Junior Achievement and the American Cancer Society, all while working in the Milwaukee area.