On the move: people

Posted on May 30, 2018 :: People on the Move
Jessica Thiel
Posted by , Insight on Business Staff Writer

 

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Mark Naze, currently chief financial officer at Nsight, will become CEO effective July 1. Patrick Riordan, the company’s current CEO, will remain president, chairman of the board and chief strategy officer.

As CEO, Naze will oversee the day-to-day operations of Nsight and its subsidiaries. Riordan will focus on Nsight’s strategy as the company continues to move forward in a rapidly changing technology industry.

Since joining Nsight in 1984, Naze has worked closely with Riordan to take the business from a traditional landline company to a family of companies that provides complete telecommunications services throughout northeastern and central Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. During this time, the company has grown from $1.6 million in revenue to over $318 million in 2017.

 

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Agnesian HealthCare named Katherine Vergos president at St. Agnes Hospital. In her new role, Vergos will assume responsibilities for the daily operations at St. Agnes Hospital.

Vergos is a registered nurse who joined Agnesian HealthCare upon the affiliation of Ripon Medical Center with Agnesian HealthCare in June 2010. At Ripon, Vergos started as the vice president of patient services and as a member of the executive team that facilitated the affiliation between Ripon Medical Center and Agnesian HealthCare. She was named Ripon Medical Center chief operating officer in 2011. Most recently, Vergos served as St. Agnes Hospital chief operating and chief nursing officer.

 

PROMOTIONS

Nsight announced personnel changes taking effect July 1. Dan Fabry, chief operating officer of mobile operations, will expand his role to include oversight of the Nsight Telservices fixed operations as COO of mobile and fixed operations. Brighid Riordan will be promoted to chief innovation officer and vice president of emerging services and public affairs. Ron Van Nuland will be promoted to chief financial officer.

Berners-Schober announced leadership changes: Ian Griffiths, president; Joe Dettlaff, chairman of the board; Dan Dallich, senior principal; Brian Meulemans, senior principal; John Miller, vice president; Matt Veriha, treasurer; and Wendy Thorson, secretary.

Dr. Thomas Huffer was appointed executive medical director of HSHS St. Vincent Children’s Hospital in Green Bay.

U.S. Lubricants, a division of U.S. Venture Inc., promoted Tom Springer to industrial channel director.

Sarah Schneider was named director of Concordia University Appleton Center.

Elaine Krizenesky was promoted to national office director for Wild Ones Natural Landscapers Ltd.

O’Connor Connective promoted Rachel Sonnentag to strategic communications consultant.

H.J. Martin and Son promoted Matt Westenberger to residential measurer.

 

New hires

Mike Boettcher joined Fortifi Bank as chief financial officer.

Claire Thompson was named executive director of The Farmory.

George M. Schroeder was named executive director of Hearthstone Historic House Museum.

Chandler Hall joined Lanehub as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Vijay Krishna joined Sargento Foods as vice president, quality and food safety systems, and John Rodgers was promoted to vice president, research and development.

Greg Niemann joined Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. as vice president of sales and marketing.

BLC Community Bank hired Kendra Anderson, vice president commercial lending, and Drew Bodway, assistant vice president, lending.

Ruder Ware opened a Green Bay office with attorneys Ron Metzler, Chris Pahl and Chad Levanetz joining the firm at the new location.

CMD Corp. hired Tom Clementi as director of human resources.

Darryl Anderson was named technology services director at UnitedOne Credit Union.

Cinnamon Rossman joined the Door County Land Trust as development director.

Erik Rajek joined First Business Financial Services as SBA business development officer.

Moraine Park Technical College hired Mindie Boynton as economic and workforce development business representative.

McMAHON announced new hires: Carmen Behm, architect; Ashlie Kamps, architectural designer/drafter; Taryn Freeman, structural draftsperson, systems and building engineering division; Kyle Flavin, GIS intern, environment and infrastructure division; and Jordan Wochenske, engineering technician, environment and infrastructure division.

Amanda Ross joined Packerland Brokerage Services as compliance officer.

Grant Argall joined the M3 Financial Green Bay office as a retirement plan consultant.

Element hired video production specialist Anders Goderstad.

Caleb Williams joined The Family radio station, Appleton, as assistant program director.

Calvin Collins joined H.J. Martin and Son as an accountant within the company’s headquarters.

Kodi Wilson joined Werner Electric Supply as product specialist.

Shea Electric announced new hires: Greg Vanevenhoven, project manager; and Adam Larkee and Danny Treptrow, construction wiremen.

Engineer Steve Miller joined Energy Control & Design Inc.

Baer Performance Marketing hired Katelin Brown as multimedia content strategist.

Alexa Vander Wyst joined Packerland Websites as a WordPress web developer.

Kent Paulsen was named artistic director of the Dudley Birder Chorale at St. Norbert College.

Felician Village hired Jenna Jaeger as admissions coordinator.

Keller Inc. hired interior designer Konna Wegener.

ThedaCare announced new hires: Dr. Julie Meyer, joining Women’s Health Specialists, an affiliate of ThedaCare; Dr. Thomas Klinkhammer and nurse practitioner Ashley DeKeyser, ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center; Dr. Steve Rasmussen, ThedaCare Physicians-Ripon; physician assistant Roopa Achuri, ThedaCare Orthopedic Care; nurse practitioner Michelle Hermes, delivering senior care to patients in the Fox Cities; and nurse practitioners Katlyn Hansen and Megan Galske at ThedaCare affiliate Associates in Gastroenterology. The company also promoted Mark Thiel to vice president of primary care and Don Waldrop to vice president of medical specialties.
The Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association recognized ThedaCare sports medicine physician 
Doug Connor with an honorary membership.

Dr. David A. Sorrentino joined BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians.

Cooperative Resources International announced new hires: Angela Gueths, dairy data administrative assistant; Hunter Stehberger, GENEX livestock specialist; and Susan Malliet, GENEX customer service representative. In addition, the company announced these promotions: Megan Gueths, IT support specialist; Patricia Kane, GENEX value-added programs administrative assistant; Bonnie Grulkowski, GENEX process laboratory manager; and Samantha Wolske, GENEX international administrative coordinator.

 

Awards/recognitions/Certifications

Wisconsin Herd President Steve Brandes was named the Team Executive of the Year for the 2017-18 NBA G League season.

Ryan Batley, food and beverage director for Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel and the Ground Round Grill & Bar, Neenah, received the National Ground Round Operator of the Year award.

Fox Valley Technical College named Jes Borland, a field engineer for Microsoft, its 2018 Alumni of the Year.

Mackenzie Hanus was named president of the AAF-Fox River Ad Club for the 2018-19 season.

Fran Shefchik, founder of PortSide Builders, received the Door County Life Achievement award from Door County Economic Development Corp.

Door County young professionals group NextGen Door County presented its ypAwards: Tenley Koehler, University of Wisconsin-Extension in Door County, with its Rising Star award; and Bridgett Starr, Nicolet National Bank, with its Shining Star award.

Werner Electric Supply CEO Scott Teerlinck was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award for the Midwest. Rodney Howard, Werner Electric Supply’s product manager of process controls, was named the education chair of the Fox River Valley Chapter of the International Society of Automation.