People on the Move – April 2013

Posted on Apr 2, 2013 :: People and Business on the Move
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Paul Linzmeyer joined ThedaCare as the organization’s sustainability leader. In this newly-created position, Linzmeyer guides the health care organization’s sustainability initiatives. He comes to ThedaCare from ISO International LLC, a sustainability consulting firm he co-founded. Prior to that, he was president of Bay Towel in Green Bay and led companies in San Francisco, Chicago and Denver.

ThedaCare also promoted Dan Collins to director of quality, supporting the improvement efforts and strategic plans for the physician services unit. He works out of ThedaCare’s Quality Department and leads efforts to continue the health system’s strong quality performance measures in chronic disease and preventative care. He has been with ThedaCare since 1997 in numerous roles, most recently as the cardiovascular system value stream director.

Drs. Tom Wiltzius and Gail Wise formed enVision Performance Solutions LLC, a new executive consulting practice focused on leadership development and executive team performance. Wiltzius lives in Greenville and serves on boards for the New North Inc. and Goodwill of North Central Wisconsin. Wise lives in Oshkosh and is active in several professional organizations.

Schenck S.C. recently named three new shareholders: Mark DeBroux, a member of the health services team; Steve Franke, co-leader of the real estate and construction team and a member of the manufacturing team; and Lonnie Hampton, the international tax team leader.

The Hospital Sisters Health System, Eastern Wisconsin Division, which includes St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, St. Nicholas Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital and Prevea Health, hired Jarod Husmann as director of therapy. He most recently was director of rehabilitation services/sports medicine/cardiac-pulmonary rehab/massage at Aurora Medical Center-Manitowoc. Tanya Townsend, the system’s chief information officer, received her professional certification from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives while Jamie Babbits, executive director of the system’s women’s and children’s services, became a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a national society for health care members.

Convergent Marketing of Appleton added Anne-Marie Werner as a senior strategist. She has more than 15 years of business-to-business and consumer marketing experience with Fortune 500 and small and medium businesses.

Scott Teerlinck is the new president of Werner Electric Supply of Wisconsin. He brings 18 years of industry experience to his new role at the Neenah-based company.

IEI General Contractors in De Pere elected its board of directors for 2013: chairman, Michael Johnson; president, Chris Berg; vice president, Rick Geurts; and secretary and treasurer, Brad Deprez.

Freedom-based LongVans recently hired and promoted several employees. Stacy Simpson was promoted to customer care manager, Melissa Reese was promoted to accounting and finance manager, Jill Fickel was promoted to human resources supervisor and Sam Melzer was promoted to business development representative – Fox Valley. New hires are Kevin Heiting, business development representative – North Dakota; Todd Schuh, design specialist; Tanya Van Groll, accounting specialist; Erik Olson, production engineer; Nikki Neville, IT analyst; Anne Eaton, marketing coordinator; Kevin Pytleski, purchasing specialist; and Robyn Waters, logistical support specialist.

The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley Foundation Inc. announced its 2012-13 board officers: president, Barbara Kelly; vice president, Gail Enke of Johnson Bank; secretary, Dean Martin Rudd of UW-Fox; treasurer, Jane Chaganos; and past board president, Steve Seifert of Silton Seifert Carlson law firm. New board members include Dave Botz of the Little Chute School District; Trevor Trank of Short Elliott Hendrickson; Mike Karisny of Century 21 Acre Realty; and Eldridge Jean Sneed of Time Warner Cable.

Tina Bettin, a nurse practitioner at ThedaCare Physicians-Manawa, received the 2013 American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence. Bettin will be recognized in June at the 2013 AANP National Conference in Las Vegas.

Ahern promoted Brandon Poehlein to senior department manager of the special hazards group. He joined the Fond du Lac company in 2006 as a field engineering technician and most recently served as a site superintendent. Ahern also promoted Tyler Gumm to tools and equipment shop manager. He previously was a maintenance mechanic.

Lakeside Foods in Manitowoc has announced several senior management changes. Joe Yanda, previously the vice president of processed food sales, was promoted to vice president of operations; Dave Allen, previously vice president of frozen food sales, was promoted to vice president of retail sales; and Bruce Jacobson, who previously was vice president of operations, was named vice president of special projects.

Nick Mueller, a project manager at The Boldt Company in Appleton, was re-elected to a second term as president of the Wisconsin Green Building Alliance, a non-profit organization that facilitates and promotes ecologically sustainable practices throughout the state.

Paula Kazik joined the Green Bay office of M3 Insurance as an account manager, specializing in employee benefits. She previously was the employee services manager for Brown County. M3 also promoted Julie Wall to account executive. She has been with the company since 2006.

Nsight added Lawrence Sorrel and Adam Stulberger, who are both partners at Tailwind Capital, to its board of directors.

Associated Bank made three changes to its Green Bay team. Daniel Wotruba was promoted to senior vice president, personal trust manager where he manages the day-to-day activities of the Green Bay personal trust office; Mike Talbot was promoted to senior vice president, business solutions manager and manages a team to provide project and daily IT support to different units; and Marlin Arnholz was hired as senior vice president, information technology risk and vendor management process manager.

Kelly Cherne, a physician assistant specializing in gastroenterology at Associates in Gastroenterology SC, has joined the staffs at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah. She earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Marquette University.

Joan Kinate joined First Bank Financial Centre as vice president and SBA business development officer. Based in Green Bay, she works directly with commercial real estate brokers, accountants and lawyers to help identify SBA loan opportunities for First Bank, which is based in Oconomowoc.

Dr. James Conrardy of Park-West Pediatric Dental Associates was appointed to the 2013 World Wide Council of the International College of Dentistry.

Shady Lane Inc. in Manitowoc added Kasandra Paider to its accounting team. She has degrees in accounting and finance from UW-Green Bay.

Four St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center physician investigators were recognized by the National Cancer Institute for enrollment of patients to clinical trials between June 1, 2011, and Feb. 29, 2012. They were among just 54 physicians across the country to receive the Silver Award: Dr. Jules Blank of Green Bay Oncology; Dr. David Groteluschen of Green Bay Oncology; Dr. Anthony Jaslowski of Green Bay Oncology; and Dr. J. Mitchell Winkler of Green Bay Oncology.

Mike Milligan, president of Legato Healthcare Marketing in Green Bay, is a contributor to the new book, Secrets of Ad Agency Owners: Our Best Marketing Advice.

David Pamperin of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation is new president of the Bay Area Community Council. Other new board members include Norbert Hill of the Oneida Nation; Brian Johnson of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce; Jeff Mirkes of Downtown Green Bay Inc.; Dan Robinson of the Brown County Board of Supervisors; and Dana VanDen Heuvel of the Marketing Savant Group.

Susan Hennes, branch manager for Citizens Bank in Kaukauna, received the company’s Business Banking Certificate, which takes up to a year to earn and requires successful completion of a series of educational classes combined with hands-on training while working with business owners.

Matt Veriha, a lead mechanical engineer, was named a director at Berners-Schober Associates Inc. of Green Bay. He has been with the firm since 1995.

Joseph J. Beisenstein, Mark R. Feldman and Mitchell J. Musial from the Menn Law Firm in Appleton were named 2012 Wisconsin Super Lawyers by Law Politics and Milwaukee Magazine.

Candeo Creative of Oshkosh promoted Ben Korinek to creative director.

Laurie Supak, the former mayor of Menominee, Mich., is the newest member of the Stephenson National Bank & Trust board of directors.

Daniel J. Holl, a Green Bay financial advisor for Raymond James, was named one of the financial firm’s rising stars for 2012.

Carrie R. Ferrier joined OMNNI Associates in Appleton as a traffic engineer. She has extensive experience in transportation planning and traffic engineering.

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP promoted Abby Liebergen to senior accountant with the retail services team. She has been with the firm since 2008 and specializes in tax preparation and planning.

Clarity Care of Oshkosh promoted Mary May to chief operating officer. She has been with the organization since 2008.

The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership recently added Tom Bierstaker and Jennifer Arnold as manufacturing specialists for the Northeast Region. Bierstaker brings more than 25 years of experience in the textile and paper industries to his position. Arnold brings 16 years of manufacturing experience to her new role with WMEP.

The Chamber of Manitowoc County named its officers for its board of directors: chairperson, Cathie Kocourek of Aurora Health Care Manitowoc County; chair-elect, Marcia Donlon of Holy Family Memorial; treasurer, Jeff Jagodinsky of Investors Community Bank; and secretary, Amy Townsend of Amy’s Apparel.

Theresa Bertram is the new CEO of Lutheran Homes of Oshkosh Inc. She has more than 30 years of experience and previously worked in Jacksonsville, Fla., in the long-term care industry. Lutheran Homes also added Gerard Bodalski as vice president of health care services and he will serve as the administrator of Bethel Home and Elijah’s Place; and Kathy Kubichek as director of nursing for Eden Rehabilitation Suites and Green House Homes.

CitizensFirst Chief Executive Officer Kevin Ralofsky was elected to the board of the Wisconsin Credit Union League.

Current, the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s young professional group, recently announced its Future 15 professional award winners: Jill Dickson of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group Inc.; Heather Faulkner of Freedom House Ministries Inc.; Maribeth Frinzi of Green Bay Botanical Gardens; Joel Gregozeski of the Village of Bellevue; Katie Hess of Seize the Day Events; Christian Jensen of myTEAM TRIUMPH Wisconsin Chapter; Ryan Krumrie of Hager, Dewick, & Zuengler, S.C.; Beau Liegeois of the Brown County district attorney’s office; Caitie Maurer of Schreiber Foods, Inc.; Christopher Naumann of On Broadway, Inc.; Gabrielle Pendleton of Procter & Gamble Paper Products Co.; Dan Terrio of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce; Tracy Valenta of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District; Jennifer Van Den Elzen of Live54218; and Patrick Wetzel of the Village of Ashwaubenon. Current also named Tim and Gretchen Gilbertson, the owners of Séura, as young entrepreneurs of the year.

Drs. Thomas Wilkins and Danqing Guo of BayCare Clinic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Green Bay earned their registered musculoskeletal sonography credentials. They are the first two in the region to earn this credential.