Base Companies, a new, full-service development, consulting and construction management firm dedicated to rejuvenating existing buildings and developing new mixed-use commercial, retail and office spaces throughout Northeast Wisconsin, was recently launched by President and CEO Paul Belschner, Vice President Karen Klevesahl and Director of Development Joash Smits.
First Bank Financial Centre promoted Jeff Langkamp to vice president.
Joseph G. Hockers joined Associated Bank as vice president, relationship manager for government banking.
Cornerstone Business Services, Inc. hired Shannon Badura as its new managing director and Jason Tuzinkewich earned the Certified Business Intermediary designation from the International Business Brokers Association.
Integrity Insurance named Nate Rebarchik a territory sales manager for Wisconsin.
The Greater Green Bay Chamber hired Micky Doyle as special events manager.
Enlighten Financial welcomed back Kathy Fries as a manager. Fries previously worked as a senior analyst for Enlighten Financial.
Investors Community Bank announced three new hires and several additional staff changes: Rachelle Bessert, personal banker in the Manitowoc office; Curtis Moede, a business banking courier; Paula Kohlmeier, an appraisal coordinator; Jennifer Foote, promoted to loan operations manager; Carrie Jens, promoted to customer service associate supervisor; Karissa Duveneck, promoted to business credit analyst; Michael Miller, promoted to credit analyst II; Alison Schaus, promoted to senior accountant; and Amy Kronforst, Cheri Bos and Danice Rietbrock have been named loan documentation specialists.
CMD Corporation announced several personnel changes including new hires: Jason Bond, technical service rep, CNG; Greg Elrick, manager of technical services; Crystal Kirchner, cost accounting analyst; Craig Mickelson, technical service rep and Beth Vann, manager of market strategy. The company promoted Justin Krumplitsch to technical services lead; Dan Peyton to technical services rep, CNG; Brad Schmoll to business development manager, CNG; and Trevor Lind to inside sales representative, CNG parts.
Jane Zimmer joined the Bank of Kaukauna as compliance officer.
Laundry equipment manufacturer Continental Girbau Inc. added four employees to its team: Kim Loderbauer will manage the planning and production of creative projects for CCS, a Continental subsidiary; Melissa Nygaard will manage Continental’s Oshkosh Express Laundry Center, a card-operated laundry offering Drop & Shop, Load & Leave and drop-off dry-cleaning services; Brennan Pollnow is now responsible for supporting lead and prospect qualification and management for the company’s industrial laundry brand, Girbau Industrial; and Madisen Sagen is an accounting associate.
Miron Construction Co., Inc. hired four employees at its corporate headquarters: Jeff Grunewald, corporate trainer; Henry Hecht, project manager; Michelle Tuley, payroll professional; and Jared Ott, project accountant. The firm also announced Chad Pingel, manager of sustainable services, earned the WELL Accredited Professional credential through the International WELL Building Institute.
Elizabeth Crain joined H.J. Martin and Son as a commercial interior sales and project management specialist.
ThedaCare named Suzie Sokulski director of cancer services, responsible for the growth and development of the ThedaCare Cancer Care business line and overall cancer care operations, including the new ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton and outreach sites in rural communities where the health system has a presence. ThedaCare also welcomed new providers to its network: Amanda Batterman, a physician assistant specializing in emergency and surgical care, ThedaCare Medical Center-Waupaca; Dr. Brian Hong, general surgeon, ThedaCare Medical Center-New London; Gregory W. Kirwan, D.O., orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle conditions, ThedaCare Orthopedic Care in Neenah; and Allison Stephenson, family nurse practitioner, ThedaCare Physicians-Oshkosh.
Neenah-based water treatment system manufacturer, Water-Right, Inc., hired Nathan Mianecki as manager of The Clear Choice Water Group.
Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. appointed Ryan O’Toole as chief operations officer. He succeeds Gordon Lane, who retired July 29. Lane will continue handling special projects before joining the company’s board of directors.
KerberRose, an accounting firm with offices in Shawano, Green Bay, Fox Cities, Clintonville, Sturgeon Bay, Sister Bay, Rhinelander, Oshkosh and Wausau, hired Scott Chicoine as firm administrator.
Prospera Credit Union promoted two employees and hired another at its corporate headquarters in Appleton: Shonna Prickette, promoted to director of internal operations; John Brandt, promoted to director of lending; and Bob Olson joined the credit union as director of branch operations.
The Door County Economic Development Corp. and Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced Al Duessler as the winner of the $1,200 cash award for the best business plan from the 15th annual Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program.
Management Women, Inc. announced Jennifer Endries as the 2016 Nancy A. Felhofer Leadership Award recipient. The award recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of a Management Women member nominated by her peers.
Susan M. Smith, executive vice president-chief human resources officer at Investors Community Bank, was appointed to the Wisconsin Bankers Association Human Resources Committee.
Women in Technology Wisconsin announced its board of directors for 2016-2017: Michelle Schuler, director of business development, Excelion Partners, president; Adrienne Hartman, director of E-Commerce & Customer Insights, J. J. Keller & Associates, president elect; Mary Genrich, senior manager-midrange services, Kimberly Clark, treasurer; Tani Plamann, IT business partner-global marketing research and analytics, Kimberly-Clark, secretary; Sara Bernard, lead IT business analyst, Oshkosh Corporation, board members programs chair; Danica Killam, manager application services, Jewelers Mutual Insurance, marketing chair; Brittany Meyer, IT project manager, Bemis Company, Inc., membership chair; Kim Stratton, manager, access and identity management, Thrivent Financial, [email protected] chair; Monika Heninger, associate information management engineer, Thrivent Financial, WITonCampus chair; and Diane Doersch, chief technology officer, Green Bay Area School District, WIT4Girls chair.
Scott Furlong was named dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay as part of a restructuring of the school’s academic administration. Other appointments included: Susan Gallagher-Lepak, founding dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Welfare; and Douglas A. Hensler, former provost of the Naval Postgraduate School, as dean of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. Additional staffing changes included the appointment of Tracy Heaser and Jacob Depas as development directors who will meet with alumni, business leaders and others to engage them with UW-Green Bay and ask for financial support of university programs and initiatives.
Maria Costello joined the staff of The Paper Industry International Hall of Fame, Inc. and the Paper Discovery Center as executive director following the retirement of Kathleen Lhost.
Barb Jensen was hired as the intake coordinator-home repair program for the strategic alliance between Rebuilding Together Fox Valley and Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity.
Consolidated Construction Co., Inc., a design-build firm with a specialty in senior living, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, announced Tim Rinn earned the 83.15 Community Based Residential Facility Administrator Certificate from the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association.
Laura Rowe, marketing director at The Stephenson National Bank & Trust earned the Certified Financial Marketing Professional designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers.
Bonnie Horning of R.A. Smith National obtained her Certified Administrative Professional certification from the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
Joe Van Dehy of ThedaCare was elected chairman of the board of directors for CASA of the Fox Cities. Other officers for this term include: Katie Canadeo Thompson, Sigman Jannsen Law, vice-chair; Chris Bivins, MediCoping, secretary; Sara Marquardt, Wipfli, treasurer; and Jennifer Sunstrom, Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin, immediate past-chair. New board members include Dana Koutnik, National Planning Holdings, Inc; and Jake Dietz, Nicolet National Bank.