ON THE MOVE – People – June

Posted on Jun 1, 2012 :: People and Business on the Move
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Skyline Technologies in Green Bay added Ed Luck as a managing consultant for the enterprise portals team and Angie Hiltunen as human resources manager. Luck comes to Skyline with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Before joining Skyline, Hiltunen was corporate HR director at School Specialty.

Acuity promoted Mike Thill to team manager-information systems and Alissa Burgos, Christin Buzaitis, Doug DuMonthier, Jason Grunewald and Michelle Krahn to senior commercial underwriters.

Penny Schampers joined the staff of Cerebral Palsy Inc. in Green Bay as the controller.

Miron Construction Co. Inc. in Neenah added Sam Stevens and Richard Stouff as heavy equipment mechanics and Daniel Nys as a returns department team member.

The Mechanical Contractors Association of North Central Wisconsin Inc. recently named its officers and board members: President – Richard Bushey of Mechanical Technologies of Green Bay; vice president – David Aldag of Aldag Honold Mechanical Inc. of Sheboygan; secretary/treasurer – Dean Reinke of Hurckman Mechanical Industries Inc. of Green Bay; and board members – Kimberly Bassett-Heitzmann of Bassett Mechanical of Kaukauna; James Beno of Beno Plumbing in Green Bay; Mark Eimmerman of August Winter & Sons Inc. of Appleton; James Jarvis of J.F. Ahern Co. of Fond du Lac; Joseph Lauer of E.G.I. Mechanical of Seymour; Mark Loper of AZCO Inc. of Appleton; and Michael Sturdivant of Tweet/Garot Mechanical Inc. of Green Bay.

Duane Grove joined Somerville Inc. in Green Bay as an architect. He focuses on health care and municipal design.

Kelly J. Franz, an administrator and accountant with 25 years of higher education experience with the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the UW System, was appointed vice chancellor for business and finance at UW-Green Bay. He has served as UW-Green Bay controller since 2006.

Top Floor Technologies added Clay Konnor as the new director of interactive design.

Dr. R.J. Legreid II joined BayCare Clinic’s Ear, Nose & Throat department. Dr. Legreid received his medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, completed his residency in otolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, and is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology. Prior to joining BayCare Clinic, Dr. Legreid worked at Mayo Clinic in its ENT Department.

Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group added Dawn Deltour, Isira Hammond, Ralph DeMarco, Shane Renard, Rob Hopper, Joseph Schroeder, Alex LaRouz, Jacque Bootz and Chris Johnson as sales associates.

St. Norbert College recently promoted Edward Lamm and Eric Wagner. Lamm was named vice president of undergraduate and graduate enrollment and Wagner was named associate director of admissions. Lamm has been with St. Norbert for three years while Wagner has been with the college for five years.

Shirley Triest-Robertson, an advance practice palliative care nurse for St. Mary’s and St. Vincent Hospitals in Green Bay, received the 2011 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award for a manual she co-edited. The manual – Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual: Instructor’s Resource – was honored in the electronic media category.

Steve Siehr of A.C.E. Building Service graduated from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin (ABC) 40-hour Jobsite Superintendent Academy (JSA). The 2012 JSA focused on ways to reduce direct cost expenses and improve manpower productivity.

Pamela Utpadel, president of Universal Insurance Advisors in Appleton, is the new president of the Fox Cities Chapter of Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters.

Mary Downs is the new system vice president for ThedaCare’s Spine and Orthopedic business lines. Downs spent the past three years as executive director of ThedaCare Behavioral Health. In her new role, Downs will provide strategic and customer-focused leadership of the spine and orthopedic business lines. She will also oversee operations of ThedaCare Orthopedics Plus. Before joining ThedaCare, Downs worked at Thrivent Financial for Lutherans for 22 years in a variety of roles. ThedaCare appointed Maryjeanne Schaffmeyer to chief operating officer of its Hospitals, Transitions of Care and Home division. She oversees Appleton Medical Center, Theda Clark Medical Center, ThedaCare At Home and the Heritage and Peabody Manor communities. Schaffmeyer previously served as vice president of operations for Appleton Medical Center. Before that, she served ThedaCare in several managerial roles at Appleton Medical Center.

Acuity announced that Stephanie Walchesky has been promoted to claims consultant. Stephanie graduated from Lakeshore Technical College with a Paralegal Associate Degree in Applied Arts. She began her professional career with the law firm of Sonnenberg and Zelpe. Stephanie joined Acuity as a claims representative – Central Claims in January 2001. She was promoted to Senior Claims Representative in January 2008.

Jet Air Group recently promoted Al Timmerman to chief executive officer. He previously was chief operating officer and takes over the CEO spot from Dr. Bruce Bressler, who is retiring. Timmerman’s new role will include developing and implementing the long-term goals of Jet Air. Bressler is staying on as the company’s chairman and will oversee FAA medical examinations that pilots need in order to earn their license. Jet Air also announced that Joe Megna Sr. is the new general manager of the maintenance division and Joe Saubers is the new director of operations for the flight department.

John Dennis is the new CEO and president of Gardan Inc., a Hortonville-based contract assembly, packaging and wire processing firm. Dennis joined Gardan in 2008 as a sales engineer and was most recently promoted to the position of vice president last October. He brings more than 10 years of experience in manufacturing to the company and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

The Business Bank promoted Dave Kohlmeyer to chief operating officer and Bill Hodgkiss to chief lending officer. Kohlmeyer, who was previously executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be responsible for the bank’s day-to-day management as well as his continued responsibilities as CFO. Hodgkiss, who is also the Appleton market president, is now responsible for all lending and sales activities for both the Appleton and Green Bay locations.

Josef Matosevic has been named Manitowoc’s senior vice president of manufacturing. In this new role, Matosevic will be responsible for overseeing the full scope of Manitowoc Cranes’ fabrication, materials management and manufacturing activities. Working in close partnership with regional and functional teams worldwide, he will help ensure efficient and cost-effective operations supporting overall strategic goals toward operational excellence. Before joining Manitowoc, Matosevic was the executive vice president of global manufacturing operations with Oshkosh Corporation. Manitowoc also promoted Bruce Peterson to regional business manager for the North America Midwest territory. In this role, he will work with Manitowoc Cranes distributors Kirby Smith, Hayden Murphy and Walter Payton Power to develop and strengthen Manitowoc’s market presence and share. Peterson has worked in the equipment industry for more than 27 years, the vast majority of those with Manitowoc Cranes.

Stephanie Dantinne, office administrator at Davis & Kuelthau in Green Bay, was elected to the board of directors of the Wisconsin Association of Legal Administrators. Dantinne will serve as president-elect for the 2012-2013 term, then become president in 2013.

Menasha Packaging’s PrePrint Group promoted Bill Gaffney to graphics manager and Sandy Conklin to customer service manager.

Melissa Hunt, a community development specialist for the Fond du Lac County Economic Development Corporation (FCEDC), joined the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) as account manager for the East Central Region, which includes Fond du Lac.

John Casey, an instructor in Fox Valley Technical College’s Electro-Mechanical Technology program, published an article in the national trade magazine, Control Design. Casey’s article, “Push and Pull of Electronic Drives: Electric Drives Can Work Against Each Other – in Many Web-Processing Machines, Drives Work Toward Opposite Ends,” was featured in the February 2012 issue.

Hoffman LLC added Joe Truehart as a senior project manager. An engineer by training, Truehart brings to Hoffman 15 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Truehart’s main responsibility will focus on overall project coordination, ranging from managing the construction process to ensuring complete customer satisfaction with budget, schedule and quality of the finished product.

Associated Bank in Green Bay promoted Sue Johnson to senior vice president, capital markets manager. She has been with the bank for nine years and previously was a vice president and capital markets. Associated also hired Douglas Lee as senior vice president, trust manager and Mark Bogatitus as vice president, project manager overseeing information technology projects. Lee comes to Associated from Harris Bank where he was a senior trust relationship manager while Bogatitus previously was with the Plexus Corp.

Patrick Weier of PDJ Cutting and Fabricating in Manitowoc joined the Manitowoc Public School District’s Technology Education Advisory Committee for Manufacturing.

Julie Rider, a registered occupational therapist, life coach and certified Just for Me Wellbeing Group Coach, joined Wise Women Wellness in De Pere.

The Blevons Group, a Northwestern Mutual office in Appleton, added several new financial representatives: Craig Weyenberg and Levi Upp in Appleton, Sara Kuzulka- Koerner in Fond du Lac and Gary Huebner and Mike Grahek in Green Bay.

Chris Lashock was promoted to client services coordinator at the Emergency Shelter of the Fox Valley. He has been with the organization since 2005 and has held a number of positions, most recently working with the Street Outreach Team.

Dr. John Toussaint of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value has written a new book, Potent Medicine: The Collaborative Cure for Healthcare. This is a follow-up to his award-winning book, On the Mend. Potent Medicine outlines the essential framework for redesigning America’s healthcare system.

Tushaus Computer Services, a provider of leading-edge technology solutions for businesses with a presence in the Fox Valley, added Michael Shea as vice president of operations. He assumes responsibility for all operations and service delivery activities of the company.

Michael A. Grandillo is the new president of Lakeland College, replacing Stephen Gould, who retired in May. He has spent the past 17 years as vice president for development and public affairs and as an adjunct instructor of political science at Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio.

Kevin J. Ralofsky has been named CEO of CitizensFirst Credit Union replacing Carla Altepeter, who left in 2011 for a job in Washington. Ralofsky previously was CEO of Vacationland Federal Credit Union in Sandusky, Ohio.

Ray Smith joined OMNNI Associates in Appleton as an operations and engineering manager. He worked for the Brown County Highway Department for more than 20 years and his expertise covers all areas of transportation engineering, design and operations.

Brian Hartl, an independent financial advisor at Baylake Investment Services in Door County, was recognized as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL Financial Patriot’s Club. This distinction is based on a ranking of all registered advisors supported by LPL Financial LLC, the nation’s largest independent broker-dealer, and is awarded to less than 10 percent of the firm’s more than 12,000 advisors nationwide.