On the move: people

Jessica Thiel
Posted by , Insight on Business Staff Writer

Amy Albright joined the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau as executive director.

The United Way Manitowoc County board of directors announced Tania Spofford as the organization’s new executive director.

Richard A. Smith Jr. will assume the role of president at R.A. Smith National beginning Jan. 1, succeeding current president Richard A. Smith.

Menasha Packaging Co. named Michael Riegsecker chief operating officer.

Foth named Jay Edwards as chief financial officer. His advancement follows the planned retirement of Howard Bornstein, who will remain on the board of directors.

Therese Woelfel joined the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation as vice president of donor engagement.

Laurel Clewell, an Appleton veteran, was sworn in as the of Wisconsin American Legion Commander.

John Foss became city administrator for Weyauwega.

Steven J. Jaberg, retired CEO of the Benevolent Corporation Cedar Community, was named to Acuity’s board of directors.

The Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce announced its 2017-2018 board of directors: Bruce Zak, JPMorgan Chase, chairman of the board; Kathi Seifert, president of Katapult, chairman-elect; Daniel Ferris, SECURA, past chairman; and Travis Froze, BMO Harris, secretary/treasurer. The board also added several new directors, including: Kimberly BarrettDeDe HeidJim JohnsonDenise Starcher and John Trottier.

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center’s board of directors added new leaders: Tim BergstromRebecca DunpheyTim FlissWilson Jones and Scott Teerlinck will fill vacancies created by retiring board members Sheri EdisonJohn HogertyMike Hsu and Mark Loper. In addition, Angelo Ninivaggi will take over the board chair position from departing chair Beth Flaherty.

The Fox Valley Workforce Development Board elected four leaders from the public and private sectors to lead the organization for a one-year term: Aimee HostettlerJason HendricksBrian Kaminske and Tony Beregszazi. The board also added new directors to its roster beginning July 1: Kim McKeenLeslie BradleyRuss HaaseRobert Sivick and Patti Milka. The organization also named county leaders to top roles for its CountyConsortium: Donna Kalata, consortium chair; Mark Harris, consortium vice-chair; and Alice Connors, secretary.

Greg Levenhagen, principal consultant with Skyline Technologies, was named one of 150 Microsoft regional directors.

The National CPA Health Care Advisors Association selected Mark DeBroux, CPA, of Schenck SC as Member of the Year.

Holy Family Memorial registered nurse Roberta Kelley was honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Felician Village announced Connie Thimmig, director of enrichment services, and Tim Reinemann, quality of life supervisor, have become certified TimeSlips facilitators. TimeSlips is a program designed to help those with memory loss.

Attorney John W. Schuster of Caliber Law, S.C., was featured in the Wisconsin Law Journal as an up-and-coming business law and real estate attorney.

Agnesian HealthCare announced the following promotions: Katherine Vergos, chief operating and nursing officer; Holly Brenner, senior vice president of strategic development and marketing, and president of the Agnesian HealthCare Foundation; and Bonnie Schmitz, senior vice president and chief financial officer.    

CMD Corp. promoted Ricardo Abud to chief operating officer, Lee Masterson to director of IT, electrical engineering and programming, and Rock Petit to project manager. It also hired Shane Raeck and Dave Winton, mechanical assemblers; Chad Swiecichowski, electro-mechanical assembler; and Tony Kobussen, CNC machinist.

Fox Communities Credit Union hired Bryan Spaeth as vice president of commercial lending in Green Bay.

Hospital Sisters Health System – Eastern Wisconsin Division appointed Dr. Mark J. Thompson as chief physician executive of its four hospitals in Northeast Wisconsin.

Sam Statz, vice president of construction and a minority owner with Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, became the firm’s new majority owner. Statz assumes majority ownership from Miles Girouard, Hoffman’s past president and owner, who is retiring.

Greg Lundberg was promoted to executive vice president of business banking at 1st National Bank.

Kevin Shaver was named chief operations officer at Cash Depot.

The Community First Fox Cities Marathon Presented by Miron Construction promoted Jesse Drake to executive race director at its headquarters in Appleton.

The Green Bay Packers named Jason McDonough as director of ticketing and premium seating.

Kyle Peterson joined the Green Bay office of M3 Insurance as an account executive specializing in employee benefits.

Keller Inc. hired James Paters and Brett Nohr as concrete craftsmen, Peter Huettenrauch as an agricultural designer, and Nick Swenson as a carpentry craftsman.

Hurckman Mechanical Design Industries Inc. hired Dave Demmin, mechanical designer, and Aaron Zingler, CAD BIM specialist.

Anne Blanker was promoted to owner and principal of Abacus Architects.

Management Women Inc. selected Robyn Davis as the 2017 Nancy A. Felhofer Leadership Award recipient presented at its June luncheon.

Cooperative Resources International announced several promotions: Dean Gilge, vice president of wholesale markets; Kristi Fielder, vice president of production for GENEX, a part of CRI; and Paul Glaeser, international diversified products and services manager.

WeConnect expanded and realigned its sales force. Sales team leaders include: Gary Rumpf, vice president of sales and product development; Justin Geitner, commercial accounts manager; and David Hans, inside sales manager.

Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction Inc. hired Shaun Izdepski as field project manager and Brad Sprangers as designer.

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley announced new hires: Dr. Sara Creighton, pediatric and fetal cardiologist, and Greg Burns, director of northeast Wisconsin ambulatory services.

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists of Green Bay hired two new physicians at its OSMS orthopedic and rheumatology practice: rheumatologist Michael Avery and orthopedic surgeon Walker Flannery.

Lonnie Cumpton joined Faith Technologies as virtual construction technology manager.

Dan Zinser joined ATCAM, LLC as regional account manager.

Water-Right hired Brad Walsh as regional sales manager.

Karen Nelson was named diversity coordinator for the City of Appleton.

BayCare Clinic announced two new hires: Anesthesiologist Dr. Jared Boyd joined BayCare Clinic Anesthesia, andDr. Christopher Keto, a urological surgeon, joined BayCare Clinic Urological Surgeons.

Nurse practitioner Jamie VandenHeuvel joined ThedaCare Physicians-Oshkosh.

Nurse practitioners Cheryl Lustig and Doreen Krause joined HFM Walk-in Care.

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce hired Alyssa Wilsnack as education and talent development coordinator.

Lyndsey Wavrunek joined Progress Lakeshore as office operations assistant.

BrownBoots Interactive Inc. hired two new web developers: Jacob Thiel and Sam Nelson.

Kevin Shepardson has joined H.J. Martin and Son as safety coordinator. Chuck VandenLangenberg, residential crew manager, retired from the company after 46 years. 

Physiatrist Dr. Emily Graf joined HFM Lakeshore Orthopaedics.

Tristan Brown, OD, an optometrist, is now serving patients at the Agnesian
Health Plaza.

Women in Technology Wisconsin announced award winners: Erin Draheim, senior software engineer at Skyline Technologies and Kim Iversen, director of the NEW IT Alliance, received the President’s Award and Impact Award. Prachi Khare, a student at Fox Valley Technical College, also received the President’s Award.Amy Roffers and Kathi Bellotti, US Venture Inc.; Patricia Curry, Concurrency; Rachel Rosenberg, Pieper Electric Inc.; and Vicki Leinbach, Ariens Co., also received Impact Awards. The organization announced its board of directors: Michelle Schuler, president; Adrienne Hartman, president-elect; Mary Genrich, treasurer; Diane Doersch, secretary; Sara Bernard, programs chair; Danica Killam, marketing chair; Jes Borland, membership chair; Briana Rygg, [email protected]
chair; 
Monika Heninger, WITonCampus chair; and Kim Iversen, WIT4Girls chair.