1st National Bank announced Jill Newhouse joined the organization to lead its Waunakee Financial Center.
Silver Lake College named Robert Fale interim president.
Lawrence University named Christopher D. Card vice president for student life.
The board of directors of newVoices choir hired Jason Henderson as the organization’s new executive director.
The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh hired James A. Fletcher, previously vice president of finance and administration for Idaho State University, as vice chancellor for administrative services.
Kathy Fandrey joined BLC Community Bank as vice president administration/human resources.
James R. Popp joined Johnson Financial Group as president of Johnson Bank and executive vice president of Johnson Financial Group.
Optima Machinery Corp. promoted Mevluet Yilmaz to sales director – pharma for North America.
Aascend Chiropractic Institute hired Dr. Stephanie Siegert.
Tracy Hillesheim, director of sales for Hyatt Regency Green Bay, was named director of the year – sales 2016 for Hyatt Hotels.
Prospera Credit Union, Appleton, hired Michelle McClelland as chief
Forty-one students graduated from the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program: Patti Andresen-Shew, Oshkosh Chamber; Brad Brown, Oshkosh Defense; Justin DeJager, Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau; Noell Dickmann, USA Today Network – Wisconsin/Oshkosh Northwestern; Anthony Duff, Fox Valley Technical College; Elizabeth Fedie, UFIT Personal Training Studio; Lee Franzen, Oshkosh Housing Authority; Allison Garner, OASD Board of Education; Michelle Gress, Oshkosh Opera House Foundation; Nicholas Hahn, Steinhilber, Swanson, Mares, Marone & McDermott; Brandy Hankey, Oshkosh Community YMCA; William Hanselman, Sadoff Iron & Metal; Rachel Hansen, Belville & Associates Chiropractic Clinic; Matthew Jackson, Mercury Marine; Mylea Juidici, Aurora Healthcare; Mike Karrels, TR Karrels and Associates; Jason Krueger, Discovery Property, LLC; Fred Lahr, Hoffmaster Group Inc.; Christine Marquardt, Best Western Premier Waterfront – Oshkosh Investors; Brittany Meyer, Bemis Co.; Corey Mikkelson, Choice Bank; Denise Parrish, Mercy Medical Center; Thomas Perry, Clarity Care Inc.; Chad Pietrowski, Pierce Manufacturing; Dave Richter, Silver Star Brands; Tony Robinson, Jay Manufacturing Oshkosh Inc.; Patricia Salomon, Miraveda – Gabriel’s Villa; Susan Schnorr, Oshkosh Area School District; Michelle Rondinelli, Paine Art Center and Gardens; Cheryl Sina, 4imprint; Dean Smith, City of Oshkosh Police Department; Kathryn Snell, City of Oshkosh; Julie Spanbauer, Fox Valley Savings Bank; Erin Sutton, Evergreen Retirement Community; Mahesh Tampi, Oshkosh Corp.; Laurie Textor, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh; MariBeth Theusch, Candeo Creative; Veronica Warren, UW-Oshkosh; Scott Willmott, Verve, a Credit Union; and Ryan Wolf, The Roxy Supper Club.
Wil-Kil Pest Control announced three technicians from the Appleton location received the Master Technician Certification offered by the Wisconsin Pest Control Association: Wade Evans, Bryan Sleger and Jude Warthen.
The Oshkosh Arena hired Deb Allison-Aasby as financial planner and relationship manager and Wendy Hielsberg as general manager for the new sports and entertainment complex.
Wipfli LLP named Ellen Trytek to the firm’s executive marketing and development officer position.
Chad M. Miller joined Choice Bank as an assistant vice president – mortgage banking.
David Wegge, executive director emeritus of the St. Norbert College Strategic Research Institute, has been named interim dean of the Schneider School of Business & Economics at St. Norbert for the next academic year. He takes over for Kevin Quinn, who was named president at Aquinas College in Michigan. The college also hired Jessica Pondell as director of relations for the Center for Exceptional Leadership, and professor Marc von der Ruhr was named associate editor for the International Journal of
U.S. Venture Inc. has promoted Mike Koel to president of U.S. Gain, the compressed natural gas division of U.S. Venture.
BrandDirections has hired Bob Bodmer as director of business development.
The Heritage Hill State Historical Park Board of Directors chose Margaret Karius to serve as its new CEO.
Network Health hired Scott Wille as vice president of network development and Colleen Singh as vice president of operations.
The International Economic Development Council awarded Connie Loden, senior project manager with New North Inc., recertification through September 2018, giving her the designation of Certified Economic Developer.
Fox Valley Technical College named City of Oshkosh Fire Chief Tim Franz as its 2017 Alumni of the Year recipient.
Kohler Co. appointed Doug Stringer as head chef of The Immigrant Restaurant located at The American Club at Destination Kohler.
Element, a full-service marketing agency, hired Kristen Schremp as a public relations manager to work alongside the agency’s public relations, account management and social media marketing teams.
Event and meeting planning agency A-Mazing Events hired Julie Johnson as business developer and project manager.
Integrity Insurance hired Adam Piette as commercial lines underwriting manager.
Todd McMahon joined O’Connor Connective in the role of communications specialist.
Prophit Marketing hired April Johnson to support inbound sales and training and Alison Hart as a graphic production assistant.
The Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation honored Heather Schmidt, DO, a family physician with Agnesian HealthCare, with the Superhero of Medicine Award.
Felician Village named Harriet Peach as the 2017 recipient of the Felician Award for Excellence in Volunteer Service at Felician Village.
At its Excellence in Economic Development Awards Breakfast, Progress Lakeshore presented Economic Accelerator of the Year awards to Michael Lanser, Lakeshore Technical College, and Dennis Dedering, City of Kiel.
Jagemann Stamping Co. hired Mark Greenlund as director of operations.
Keller Inc. hired Dan Mertens as an estimator and announced the retirement of Kevin Wundrow, an estimator who was with the company for 39 years.
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction Inc. hired Erich Kulibert as a designer.
H.J. Martin and Son hired Ken Etringer as a warehouse logistics specialist.
Marquette University Law School selected Tom Olejniczak, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C., to receive the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Carrie Drephal, creative director, JCD Promotions, was elected vice chair of CompTIA AITP for 2017
The Kansas Dairy Association honored Keith Heikes, chief operating officer of Shawano-based GENEX, as the 2017 Kansas Dairy Leader.
Consolidated Construction Co. Inc. appointed Jason Pettitt to represent the company on the Construction Industry Advisory Board of the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Consolidated Construction Co. Inc. also hired Kevin Duffy as senior project manager and Richard Davenport as project manager.
Candeo Creative hired seven new employees: Gustavo Lopez, business development manager; Andelys Bolanos and Nicole Rayos, account managers; Jason Cardinal, web developer and programmer; James Thompson, interactive developer; and Kristi Popp and Hailey McDermott, graphic designers.
Karl Morrin, director of pupil services and special education at Menominee Indian School District, received the Rising Star Award from the Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services.
R.A. Smith National, a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm with offices in Appleton, promoted John Elkin to director of transportation.
Berners-Schober Associates Inc. named three associates: Jim Hinze, Nic Kaufmann and Dan Heling. Associates at Berners-Schober are promoted for their leadership, professional standards and innovative problem-solving approaches.
RCS Empowers, Inc. board of directors announced the retirement of Ron Van Rooyen. The board has elected Martha VandeLeest, as part of a two-year succession plan, to be the company’s next president.