Bob Mundt will take over as president and CEO of the Fox Cities Chamber effective April 19.
SECURA Insurance promoted Marty Arnold to senior vice president and chief underwriting officer, and Garth Wicinsky to senior vice president and chief administrative officer.
The Sexual Assault Crisis Center named Amy Flanders as its new executive director.
Wes Clark joined Excelion Partners as sales director for advanced technology.
Pulse Young Professionals and the Fox Cities Chamber named Nathan Litt its young professional of the year.
Schenck promoted David Minch to manager.
First Business Financial Services promoted Jerimiah Janssen to vice president in the Northeast region.
Sargento Foods hired Amy Ham as category insights manager and Ryan Hemsing as director of marketing, promoted Erin Price to senior director of strategic planning, and assigned Chris McCarthy to the role of director of integrated marketing communications.
Marion Body Works promoted Pat Flannery to director of manufacturing.
ExacTech promoted Jason Nessinger to general manager.
The Bank of Kaukauna promoted Tamara Mattioli to commercial portfolio manager.
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College named Michelle Madl-Soehren to the position of small business and entrepreneurial development consultant.
Menominee Indian School District Superintendent Wendell Waukau was appointed to the National Association of Federally Impacted Schools board.
UW-Fox Valley named Lynn Zetzman interim director of the Aylward Gallery.
Shea Electric & Communications, LLC hired three new employees: Tim Hilbert and Peter Henry, journey wiremen; and Tanner Percival, construction wireman.
Silver Lake College announced new board of trustees members: Dr. Kumar Kangayappan, Jeffrey Kiel, Dr. Melinda Skrade and Michael Schutz.
Current Young Professionals Network held its Future 15 Awards ceremony and presented Matt Bero, Design Bero, with its Young Professional of the Year award and Laura Mossakowski, Laura Mossakowski, LLC – Financial Planning for Women and Their Families, with its Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Pulse Young Professionals Network selected the following as Future 15 Award recipients: Colleen Bies, owner, Capture Life Moments; Tiffany Carter, mechanical engineer, Miller Electric Manufacturing Co.; Kerry Evers, communications director/nutritionist, Nutritional Healing, LLC; Kevin Evers, broker/owner, Nine Twenty Realty; Lindsay Fenlon, executive director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Fox Valley Region; Aaron Hunnel, speaker/author/coach, Aaron Hunnel – Press Play; Sara-Beth Janssen, strategic risk adviser, McClone; Fanny Lau, intern, Legal Action of Wisconsin; Elyse Lucas, art teacher, Appleton Area School District; Tara Pohlkotte, LEAN coordinator, Warehouse Specialists Inc.; Henry Ptacek, owner, Henry’s Buff & Shine; Beth Servais, community relations director, Homeless Connections; Adam Shea, owner/photographer, Adam Shea Photography; Paris Wicker, associate dean of students for campus programs, Lawrence University; and Oliver Zornow, community engagement manager, the Building for Kids Children’s Museum and the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra.
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced members of the newly appointed UW System Business Council, including several business leaders from the New North: Wilson Jones, president and CEO of Oshkosh Corp.; Jim Johnson, president, Pierce Manufacturing; Mark Murphy, president and CEO, Green Bay Packers; Dan Ariens, president and CEO, Ariens; Tim Weyenberg, executive chairman, Foth Corp.; Kathi Seifert, owner of Katapult, LLC and former Kimberly-Clark executive vice president; and Ben Salzmann, president and CEO, Acuity.
The Heart of the Valley Chamber presented awards to the following individuals at its 2017 Annual Awards ceremony: Kimberly Baehman, owner of Nutritional Healing, emerging leader award; Joey Reader, owner of A-Mazing Events, inspiring businessperson of the year; Dr. David Vanderloop, owner of Clear Approach Optometry, emerging enterprise award; Peggy Edmonds and Debra Michaels, lifetime business achievement.
Randy Munns, senior vice president of marketing and merchandising for Festival Foods, received the 2016 board chair award from ASPIRO’s board of directors.
William “Red” Lewis, president and CEO of PDQ Car Wash, will receive the Rotary Club of Green Bay’s 2017 Free Enterprise award in May.
Future Neenah presented its volunteer of the year award to Bob Gillespie for his efforts with Neenah StreetBall.
The Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce held its 2017 Chamber Champions Gala and presented awards to Chris Graeber, ambassador of the year, and Laura GummSun, chamber superstar.
United Van Lines selected two drivers from Schroeder Moving Systems Inc. of Appleton as Van Operators of the Month in the category of logistics: Jan Ciepiela and Kurt Keilhofer.
Green Bay rock radio station Razor 94.7 announced that Andrew “Cutter” Puyleart received the 2016 Small Market Music Director of the Year award at the RadioContraband Rock Radio Awards.
Fox Valley Surgical Associates announced the retirement of vascular surgeon Philip Vogt after a 32-year career with the organization.
Integrity Insurance announced the retirement of longtime board member Roger Formisano.
St. Paul Elder Services hired Krystal Schneider as director of nursing.
Fox Valley Professional Basketball hired Toni Pierce as event coordinator and Tina Smith as administrative coordinator.
BayCare Clinic named Femi Cole to the role of public relations manager and Lou Ann Nettekoven to marketing manager.
The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority promoted Sherry Gerondale to chief financial officer.
Rick Griesser, CSDS, senior information management consultant for ARMS Inc. of De Pere, received the Individual Performance Triple Diamond Award from the Association of Information Technology Professionals.
Mary Harp-Jirschele received the Friend of the Family award from the Wisconsin Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Oshkosh Door Co. hired Julie Holcomb as human resource manager. Wisconsin Media, Gannett hired Carrie-Ann Kulinski as director of client strategy.
Stacy C. Gerber Ward joined von Briesen & Roper, s.c. as a shareholder.
Bill Marklein launched an emotional intelligence training and consulting business, Employ Humanity LLC.
Netsonic of Green Bay hired Todd Olp as sales director.
The Elks Club in Oshkosh announced the re-election of board members Kim Schug and John Sheehan.
Holy Family Memorial recognized Sharon Nonnemacher, food services, and hospice volunteers Sandy Brost and Geri Heusterberg, as first quarter winners for its HFM Inspired Caring Award.
Miron Construction hired four employees at its corporate headquarters: Eric Brandt, Collin Olk and Ryan Wagner, project managers, and Justin Reckner, technology support specialist.
Packerland Websites added a new division, Writer to the Rescue, specializing in content writing and managed by Joan Koehne.
GENEX, a part of Cooperative Resources International, hired Stacia Kriesser as domestic distribution coordinator, and promoted Samantha Gangl to dairy data manager and Kim Desens to dairy data technical associate.
Kasey Corrado, social media director at Lawrence University, was named one of four national SimpsonScarborough Scholars by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Julia Julian, a culinary arts instructor at Fox Valley Technical College, was named American Culinary Federation Pastry Chef of the Year at the ACF Central Region competition and will advance to the national ACF competition in July.
Bradley L. Ruh, a New York Life agent based in New Holstein, was named a member of the 2016 Executive Council of New York Life Insurance Co. Brian Ruh, a New York Life agent based in New Holstein, was given Top of the Table status for the company’s Million Dollar Round Table and named a member of the 2016 Chairman’s Cabinet for New York Life.
At its Accolades Award ceremony, Integrity Insurance and affiliate partner Grange Insurance recognized Penny Pavels, facilities and support services manager for Integrity, for outstanding achievements in 2016.
Marketing agency Element hired Marcus Sanford as a content marketing analyst.
Web development firm interGen Web Solutions hired Rachel Oleson as a web developer.
Wells Fargo Advisors designated Michael P. Hamilton, senior vice president – investment officer, as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisor Program.
Paul Spoerl, sales associate with Century 21-affiliated First Realty, Appleton, and Stacey Hennessey, sales associate with Century 21 Acre Realty, Appleton, received the company’s President’s Producer Award in recognition of their sales production and commitment to quality service.
Mental health advocacy organization Rise Together named its advisory board. Those from the area include: Anthony Alvarado, president and co-founder of Rise Together; Douglas Darby, community outreach director and co-founder of Rise Together; Nadine Machkovech, program manager of Rise Together; Jesse Heffernan, Iris Place peer run respite director; and David Johnson, pastor, New City Community Church.
Appleton audiologist Dr. Stephanie Long was named an ambassador for the HearStrong Foundation in Milwaukee.
ThedaCare promoted Paula Morgen to the new position of director of community health improvement and named Mark Thiel as vice president, professional services, which encompasses diagnostic services and pharmacy.
ThedaCare Medical Center-Berlin hired two hospitalists: Daniel Lemberger and Christine Carriere, advanced practice nurse prescribers. Dr. Eric Jenison, a gynecologic oncologist with Bellin Health, joined the ThedaCare cancer team as an outreach physician at ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton.
Vorpahl Fire and Safety Inc. hired Dan Ball as safety sales manager covering Wisconsin.
McMahon named Daniel J. Brellen, Marley A. Gast and Sam. J. Tijan associates to the firm.
Dr. Peter Johnson, a gynecologic oncologist with Aurora BayCare Medical Center, received a three-year appointment as a liaison for the hospital’s cancer program.
Prevea Health hired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph McCormick. He will practice in Kohler and Sheboygan.