Wayne Matzke, president and CEO of Grande Cheese, will retire from the Fond du Lac-based firm in February. The responsibilities of Matzke’s role will be restructured and divided between a chief executive officer and a newly formed company position of chief operating officer. Todd Koss, current chief financial officer, will become CEO. Ryan Cropper, current group vice president-trademark products, has been named COO.
Huberty CPAs & Trusted Advisors announces a change in leadership, with Nathan Volkomener taking on the role of managing shareholder and chairman of the board. The role was previously held by Ann Freund, who has announced plans to retire after the 2017 tax season.
Element, a full-service marketing agency located in Northeast Wisconsin, hired Emma Nelson as a content marketing specialist.
Copesan Services, which includes Wil-Kil Pest Control based in Wisconsin with offices in Appleton, promoted Kevin Jeffrey to general manager-operating companies, replacing Dale Bauerkemper, vice president of operating companies, who is retiring.
Vital Essentials hired Don Coltenback as RAW educator and VE advocate.
Miller Electric hired Jennifer Salm as operations director and Amy Krahenbuhl as human resources director. The company also promoted Dave Lambert to vice president of North American sales, Brian Dieck to marketing director and Jessica Marhefke to business development manager.
Greg Miller is the Global New North international trade consultant for the New North region of Wisconsin. The position was created through a funding collaborative including the Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, New North, Northeast Wisconsin Regional Economic Partnership, Wisconsin Center for Manufacturing Productivity and Greater Oshkosh Economic Development Corp.
Camera Corner Connecting Point added three new employees: Jennifer Schleis, controller/CPA; Sara Reznichek, marketing associate; and Alease Kuntz, marketing manager.
Skana Aluminum Co. announced Dave Hauser as vice president of manufacturing.
Carolyn Glime joined Performa, Inc. to guide the architecture firm’s re-entry into the higher education market.
Roberts, Ritschke & Tyczkowski, Ltd., Neenah, hired Theresa M. Lauer as a senior accountant.
Ashley Rothmann joined Precision Paper Converters in the new role of sales and marketing specialist.
Aaron Popkey, director of public affairs with the Green Bay Packers, was awarded 2016 Communicator of the Year by PRSA’s Northeast Wisconsin chapter.
Dave Peterson, a journeyman carpenter with A.C.E. Building Service, graduated from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin’s apprenticeship program.
William F. Austen, president and CEO of Bemis Co., Inc. was inducted into the George Washington University Engineering Hall of Fame.
John Schroeder, president of Schroeder Moving Systems, received the Gene Anderson/United Excellence award recognizing individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the United Van Lines system.
Erin Kornely joined H.J. Martin and Son as a national crew coordinator. The company also hired Louis White as a toolroom technician.
First National Bank – Fox Valley promoted Kevin McCarty to assistant vice president–commercial credit supervisor.
Oshkosh’s Dempsey Law Firm opened a new office in De Pere and tapped Daniel Hurst, a new partner with the firm, to lead the expansion.
Schenck SC announced Brad Kussow rejoined the firm as managing director–transaction advisory services.
McClone hired Brittany Noll as a strategic risk adviser.
KerberRose S.C. announced Tom Buhr, CPA, Inc. joined the firm. Buhr and his staff will continue operating from offices located in Green Bay. KerberRose Wealth Management announced Collin Marshall joined the firm as a wealth management consultant.
Kristen Holzwart, a registered nurse in the Critical Care Unit at Holy Family Memorial, was awarded the Karen Kvalo Deehr Memorial Scholarship from HFM. The scholarship is awarded annually to an HFM employee pursuing higher education in a health care-related field.
Sara Tilkens joined YMCA of the Fox Cities as human resources director.
Susan Michalewski joined Endowment Wealth Management, Inc. as a family office services specialist.
Dr. Jagdeep S. Sodhi, an orthopedic surgeon at Orthopedics & Sports Medicine BayCare Clinic, expanded his practice to Suamico. He also sees patients in Green Bay and Marinette.
Legacy Private Trust Co. hired Brenton D. Teeling as vice president of client services and administration.
David Pamperin will retire in February after 10 years as president and CEO of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. Rashad Cobb joined the community foundation as community engagement program officer. The foundation also announced its board of directors for 2017: Chris Woleske, executive vice president & COO, Bellin Health, chairman; Mark Radtke, community volunteer and retired executive, Integrys, vice chairman; Tom Hedge, senior vice president for enterprise quality & food safety, Schreiber Foods, secretary; Gary Lofquist, community volunteer, retired CPA, treasurer; Kate Burgess, CEO, Elevate97; Evan Lin, attorney/managing member, Lin.Liebmann LLC; Hector Rodriguez, community volunteer; Jeanne Wolf, owner, Wolf Financial Services; Gary Fairchild, CEO, Fairchild Equipment; Wayne Lubner, community volunteer; Tom Schumacher, community volunteer; Nancy Thompson, partner, Signature Search; Craig Dickman, CEO, Breakthrough Fuel; Terry Fulwiler, retired, CEO, WS Packaging Group; Tim Kneeland, owner, 180 Risk Partners; Tom Konop, president, Konop Companies; Charles Lieb, community volunteer; Mark McMullen, community volunteer; David Pamperin, president & CEO, Greater Green Bay Community Foundation; Ed Policy, vice president and general counsel, Green Bay Packers; Robert Riordan, executive vice president, Nsight/Cellcom; Dr. Brenda Warren, retired pediatrician and president, Green Bay Area School Board; Tracy Weyers, community volunteer and president, Weyers Family Foundation; Terry Wickman, community volunteer; Matt Zuengler, partner, Hager, Dewick and Zuengler, S.C.
The Vollrath Company hired Katharine Mizla as a consultant sales manager.
Josh Gitter joined BLC Community Bank as a commercial lender.
Agnesian HealthCare added hospitalist Dr. Noman Mahmood to the medical staff at St. Agnes Hospital on a full-time basis.
Dr. Stephanie Pagels joined the Kids Dental Experts Park-West Pediatric Dental as a pediatric dentist.
Imaginasium, a Green Bay-based marketing communications firm, hired Adam Kraus as digital project manager.
ThedaCare announced several new health care providers: Dr. Aimee Morell-Watton, a hospitalist physician specializing in internal medicine, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton; Dr. Samuel Pierre, a hospitalist physician specializing in internal medicine, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Appleton and ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah; and Jessalyn Rashid, a physician assistant specializing in family medicine, at ThedaCare Physicians-Wautoma.
BayCare Clinic Anesthesia added Dr. Saeed Habibi, an anesthesiologist, to the medical staff at Aurora BayCare Medical and Aurora BayCare Health centers in Green Bay.
91.1 The Avenue elected new board members and officers: Mike Weller, Mike Weller and Associates, chair; Kathi Seifert, Katapult, vice chair; and Kate Burgess, Elevate97, secretary. Returning members include: Therese Woelfel and Rob Moore of 91.1 The Avenue; Gregg Curry, McCarty Law; Cathie Day, community volunteer; Cathie Gill, community volunteer; Lois Golde, community volunteer; Bridget O’Connor, O’Connor Connective; Sharon Resch, community volunteer; Julie Schaller-Schmidt, Schmidt Family Foundation; Diane Siekman, community volunteer; Nancy Thompson, Signature Search; Pamela Wascher, community volunteer; and Nancy Witkowski, Grande Cheese.
Fox Cities Janitorial hired Carl Lorang as business development manager.
Steve Cagle received the 2016 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS (Worthy Individual Noted for Generous Service) Award from Stephenson National Bank & Trust. The award honors the bank’s former-chairman and long-time president. Kelly Rusch and Judith Suennen received the Award of Excellence.
Verve Wealth Management hired Katey Roskopf as wealth advisor.
Kaydee Ruppert joined the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as chief finance officer.
Appleton Housing Authority hired Nicole Lemke as its new first-time homebuyer program manager.
The Farmory, local and sustainable indoor agriculture project in Green Bay, added new members to its board of directors and named new leadership: Paul Linzmeyer, chairman; and Chris Boland, North Shore Bank, vice chairman. New board members are: Ashley Ponschok, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin; Wa Yia Thao, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; and Jennifer Van Den Elzen, LIVE 54218.
KerberRose Wealth Management announced Jesse Nelson as the firm’s director of wealth management.
Nicole Beck joined H.J. Martin and Son as a project coordinator within the company’s fixtures division.
Investors Community Bank announced three new employees: Jeremy Ray, senior appraisal review specialist, Stevens Point office; Katie Katch, portfolio manager–agricultural banking division, Appleton office; and Joey DeBone, electronic banking associate, Manitowoc office.
The board of directors of the Door County Economic Development Corp. announced Caleb Frostman as its next executive director. Frostman will replace DCEDC founding Executive Director Bill Chaudoir, who retires in January. A Green Bay native and graduate of the UW-Madison School of Business with a degree in real estate and urban land economics, Frostman most recently served as vice president, commercial real estate with US Bank in Minneapolis.