Shannon Full, president/CEO of the Fox Cities Chamber, received the 2016 Young Professional Award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Association, recognizing her leadership, effort and investment furthering economic development goals and objectives within the state.
First Bank Financial Centre hired Angela Hanson as a mortgage lender. Mark Mohr, president and CEO, was presented with the 2015 National Community Banker of the Year Award by the Independent Community Bankers of America.
Legacy Private Trust Company hired Paul A. Griesbach as a trust investment officer within Legacy’s investment and portfolio management department.
James Bastien was promoted to business banking officer at the Stephenson National Bank & Trust in the Marinette office.
Walt Lautner joined R.A. Smith National as a development director in the land development services division.
Kristen S. Scheuerman was named a partner/shareholder with the Herrling Clark Law Firm, Ltd., and her practice is devoted to personal injury litigation.
Schenck SC announced three new shareholders: Mark Diederich, Phil Klemme and Dan Schwartz. Phil Shackton also joined the firm as an M&A analyst.
Tweet/Garot Mechanical promoted Hope Voigt from operations manager to chief operating officer. Voigt has been with Tweet/Garot since 2008.
Nicholas Reising has been hired as the director of development for the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Reising will manage the center’s Annual Partner Campaign and Keystone Fund.
Randy Krause, vice president of builder sales with H.J. Martin and Son, retired. The company also announced several other hires and promotions, including: Jacob Hussong, hired as a tool room technician; Barry Christenson, promoted to project manager/estimator; and Amanda Oninski, hired as an interior designer.
The Discovery Paper Center hired Michael Breza as its new staff educator.
Anette Righi DeFendi, head chocolatier at Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates, was named one of the Top Ten Chocolatiers in North America of 2015 by Dessert Professional.
The Manitowoc Company appointed Andreas G. Weishaar as senior vice president, strategy, marketing and human resources. In previous roles, he led and implemented large-scale corporate transformations, market-entry and branding strategies.
Pulse Young Professionals Network of the Fox Cities Chamber announced its Future 15 Young Professional Award recipients: John Adams, The Draw; Jamie Cartwright, Weidert Group; Carolyn Desrosiers, Goodwill NCW; Jennifer Dieter, Homeless Connections; Josh Dukelow, Fox Valley Technical College; Laura Gruender, Thrivent Financial; Heidi Hietpas, Innovative Services Inc.; Angela Horn, Community First Credit Union; Amanda Krueger, American National Bank Fox Cities; Seth Lenz, Seth’s Coffee; Amy Loritz, Appleton East High School; Will McKinley, Menn Law Firm; Jenny Vanden Heuvel, Affinity Health System; Yee Vue, Appleton Public Library and Tom Wendt, YMCA of the Fox Cities.
Amber Paluch, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation, was named Young Professional of the Year by the Greater Green Bay Chamber. Future 15 Young Professional Award recipients:
Jacob Bauman, Schreiber Foods Inc.; Natalie Bomstad, Live54218; Stephanie Cavadeas, Wipfli LLP; Lonny Charles, Wipfli LLP; Michael Demerath, Hager, Derwick & Zuengler S.C.; Dr. Michelle DePeau, Milo C. Huempfner VA Health Care Center; Joshua Doxtator, Thornberry Creek at Oneida; Nicholas M. Gries, Wisconsin Army National Guard; Drew Leatherberry, Forsite Benefits; Dr. Tina Sauerhammer, Prevea Health; Stacy Schlemmer, Peterson, Berk & Cross, S.C; Sawa Senzaki, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Allyson Watson, University of Wisconsin-Extension and Kevin Weil, Coating Excellence International.
Keller Inc., Planners, Architects and Builders hired several new employees: Jordan Schroeder and Aaron McGinnis were hired as architectural draftsmen, Rebekah Spindle as an interior designer, Kelsie Dallmann as an administrative assistant and Danielle Heiting as an accounts payable administrator. Keller promoted Shane Lamon to expeditor.
Kay Guyant was promoted to senior vice president of National Direct Lending Services at US Bank.
Breakthrough-Fuel promoted Elaine Stephens to vice president of technology and data science. In her new role, she will oversee all global technology and business development teams and the data science team.
Hurckman Mechanical Industries, Inc. hired two new employees: Brad Davister, HVAC service sales for the industrial/commercial service customers, and Carol Dueholm, a business development/project manager for the North Central Wisconsin area.
Deanne Adkins joined Packerland Brokerage Services as a compliance officer.
Liz Carlson joined Cerebral Palsy, Inc. in Green Bay as a volunteer coordinator.
American National Bank Fox Cities hired Mike Sanders as senior vice president. Sanders will be a member of the senior management team and will be responsible for the growth of commercial banking.
Bryan J. Cahill and Pamela M. Krill are the newest shareholders for Godfrey and Kahn, S.C. Cahill is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation practice group and Krill is a shareholder in the firm’s investment management practice group.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Association elected Wisconsin Business Development Vice President and Senior Lender Jason Monnett to serve a three-year term on its board of directors.
Dana Berger, team leader with FISC, received the Governor’s Financial Literacy Award for 2015. Berger was cited for providing exceptional financial literacy education in an innovative manner.
Lindsay Arndt was hired as a project manager for Imaginasium of Green Bay.
Holy Family Memorial hired Dr. Javaid Abbasi to the HFM Medical Center emergency department and Sarah Reveal to HFM Family Medicine.
Rob Kleman was elected by the Wisconsin Economic Development Association to serve on its board of directors. Kleman is the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce senior vice president of economic development and has worked in various economic development roles for the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce for the past 25 years.
The Appleton Housing Authority hired Kris Murphy as a service coordinator for its Oneida Heights apartment complex. She will serve as the on-site resource person who helps connect residents to transportation services, affordable dental, audiology and eye care, and other medical programs and services.
Acuity of Sheboygan hired Monica Rincon as a customer relations specialist.
Investors Community Bank hired Jennifer Foote as a loan operations supervisor.
Megan Jacquet joined Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group as a sales associate, out of the Greenville office.
Mark Kaiser joined First Business Bank’s Northeast Advisory Board. Kaiser has been president and CEO of Lindquist Machine Corporation since 1999 and has over 30 years of experience. Brooks Martin and Trent Kobs have also been hired as collateral analysts.
Chris Adams was hired as a manager in the Clear Choice Water Group. Adams joined the CCWG in January and shares duties with current manager RJ Burke, who will retire this year.
Element hired Lisa Gaupp as director of business development. She has done work for Thrivent Financial and most recently, BrandDirections of Neenah.
Kate Williams opened up Well Within Chiropractic, which is inside Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology Health & Wellness Center in Appleton. Williams specializes in pediatric and prenatal chiropractic care.
ThedaCare hired: Brenda Dierschke, a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who will treat patients at ThedaCare Orthopedic Care in Appleton, and Kary Cappaert, a nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine at ThedaCare Physicans-Shawano. Courtney Weiland was named the new vice president of philanthropy and will oversee the ThedaCare Family of Foundations and volunteer services at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah.
Affinity Health System and Ministry Health Care hired Kelyn O’Brien to Mercy Medical Center’s nephrology department. In her role, she will be providing care in Oshkosh.