ON THE MOVE – People – May

Posted on May 1, 2012 :: People and Business on the Move
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Jason Rohm joined SRC Technologies in De Pere as senior network architect. He is responsible for delivering IT network consulting, infrastructure management and data communications to clients. He has more than 16 years of experience and holds multiple certifications with Cisco, Microsoft and Novell.

WOW Logistics in Appleton recently added Mike Gebhardt as director of business development and Jamie Hess as operations engineer. The company also promoted Peter Upton-Rowley to logistics engineer.

Dr. Sabina Singh, who practices at Bellin Health Family Medical Center in Bellevue, was elected to a three-year term on the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Board of Directors.

Kurt Johnson is Clarity Care’s new director of program development. He is responsible for the development and operations of the Chance program for disabled adults and the Imagine program for teens and young adults aged 14 to 21. Johnson, who has been with Clarity Care since 2008, also serves as the organization’s equal employment coordinator, limited English proficiency coordinator and volunteer coordinator. He also actively participates in HR initiatives and strategic planning.

Leonard & Finco Public Relations in Green Bay promoted Cole Buergi to vice president of business development and Scott Stein to vice president of client services. Buergi, who has been with the firm 14 years, works on new client development as well as serving a wide range of national, regional and local clients. Stein, who has also been with the firm for 12 years, oversees and manages client services, while working with a client portfolio ranging from the Fox River Cleanup to the Salvation Army.

Marinette Marine Corporation promoted Tom Perrine to vice president, manufacturing. He previously was the MMC’s director of engineering and has more than 30 years of extensive shipbuilding and ship repair experience.

Dan Ariens, CEO and president of the Ariens Co. in Brillion, was elected vice chair of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Board of Directors. Other area leaders elected to the WMC board include: Philip B. Flynn, President/CEO, Associated Banc-Corp, Green Bay; Gary Gigante, president and CEO of ThyssenKrupp Waupaca; William C. Parsons, president of Palmer Johnson Enterprises in Sturgeon Bay; and Mark R. Richards, CEO of Appleton.

Damian LaCroix, superintendent of the Howard-Suamico School District, is the new chairman of the Partners in Education Board of Directors. Partners in Education is a program of the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.

Schenck SC promoted Chad M. Zeller, a certified public accountant in the Manitowoc office, to shareholder.

Paper Converting Machine Co. announced several promotions at its Green Bay facility. Steve Kemp, who formerly served as vice president of sales, is the site’s new president and Craig Compton is the new executive vice president of technology and improvement. Bart Hardy was named vice president, major machinery and Kent Ropella was named vice president, parts and modifications.

The Current Young Professionals Group in Green Bay recently gave out several awards. Future 15 recipients include: Alison Struve, PR/social media specialist, Insight Creative; Dana Kressig, advertising sales manager, Green Bay Press-Gazette; Kristin Hartman, public relations liaison, Sanimax; Dana Bzdawka, team leader for public relations and communications, Bellin Health; Jennifer Pollitt, chief of staff, City of Green Bay; Tammy VanDenBusch, media relations/communications coordinator, Nsight and Cellcom; Tanessa Klug, director of development, CP Center; Jordan Sullivan, senior credit analyst, Nicolet National Bank; Alfredo Gonzalez Valentin, executive bank relations sales manager, Micoley and Company; Chad Weininger, state representative, 4th Assembly District; Kari Moody, director of corporate sales, Hyatt on Main/ KI Convention Center; Matthew Petersen, anatomy and physiology instructor, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; Erin Elliot, senior public relations and social media account executive, Hiebing; Erik Goerke, CEO, Alliance Enterprises; and Jennifer Naze, community development manager, Rasmussen College. Dana Kressig took home the Young Professional of the Year award and Nicole Zich, owner of Sassy Girl, won the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Jeff Gaecke is the new president of Organizational Management Services Inc., an Appleton-based association management company. As president, he will oversee the management of activities for various construction associations. He takes over for David Seitz, who became chairman of the board.

Associated Banc-Corp recently added four employees to its Green Bay area staff. Christopher Dunn is the new senior vice president, asset/liability and capital planning director in the finance department. He has more than 25 years of experience in the banking and risk management industries. Tim Henke joined Associated Investment Services as an associate financial consultant. He was previously with Denmark State Bank. Greg Grey is the new vice president, business solutions manager. He has more than 10 years of experience in project management. Jarrod Coulter is the new vice president, information security engineer. He previously was a technology manager with East Wisconsin Savings Bank.

BrownBoots Interactive Inc. in Fond du Lac added Sara Hathaway as an account executive and Alyssa Riegert as a graphic designer.

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP recently added Nate Cherne, Kayla Denu, Adam Hughes, Ashley Iverson and Tori White as staff accountants in its Appleton office.

Mark Skogen, president and CEO of Festival Foods, received the Rotary Club of Green Bay’s 2012 Free Enterprise Award.

David Coe is the new president of FulfillNet Inc., a Green Bay-based provider of custom fulfillment services and marketing support programs. The company’s expanded growth led owner Kate Burgess, who previously served as president, to add Coe to the company’s management team. Burgess will now serve as CEO for the company. Coe comes to FulfillNet from Alta Resources in Neenah where he was vice president of eBusiness and chief information officer.

Gregg Hetue, CEO of the Brown County United Way; Cindy Lemmer, manager of NEW MRI; and Robert Shade, president of Sierra Coating Technologies were all elected to the Healthy Lifestyles Cooperative board of directors.

Elizabeth Schummer joined Excel Engineering in Fond du Lac as a civil engineer. She received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Robert W. Burns, an attorney with Davis & Kuelthau in Green Bay, was named a 2012 Leader in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal. He was one of 22 attorneys in Wisconsin to receive the honor.

The Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors recently recognized several OMNNI Associates employees for their excellence in survey mapping services. Dave Yurk received a first place award in the plat of survey category for his Wittman Regional Airport Boundary Survey in Winnebago Count and a second place award – along with Jared Stoddard – in the transportation project plat category for work on Highway 23 in Sheboygan County. Paul Nordwig and Ben Wildenberg earned a first place award in the certified survey map category for work done on the Unrath Family Trust Certified Survey Map in Shawano County.

The Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton recently named its officers and board members for 2012: Chair – Sandra Began, owner of Holiday & MyWares Marketing; vice-chairs – Dean Hunt, business development manager of SVA Certified Public Accountants SC and Deborah Wetter, general manager of Valley Transit; treasurer – Joe Toonen, a partner with Grant Thornton; secretary – Jim Wurm; and board members – Dr. John Mielke, a retired cardiologist; Patrick Began, senior vice president and financial advisor with Began Bomeman Group; Nan Bunnow, director of humanities for the Appleton Area School District; and Amy Henselin, a partner with Grant Thornton.

Cindy Vana, director of development with the American Red Cross, was selected to participate in Leadership Wisconsin’s Group 15 Fellowship, the state’s premier leadership development organization.

Judy L. Schumacher of Ad Quest Promotions Inc. in Sturgeon Bay received the Master Advertising Specialist designation from the Promotional Products Association International.

Paul Schiefer of Equitable Reserve Association in Neenah received the Career Club award, which recognizes the superior service he provides clients as well as reaching a top production level. Michael E. Wittig in Waupun was named Equitable Reserve Association’s agent of the year.

Bill Sabel joined the commercial sales team at Bayland Buildings Inc. as sales representative. Sabel, who has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry, will work with commercial and industrial clients in north central Wisconsin.

Acuity recently promoted several employees at its corporate headquarters in Sheboygan: Ashley Jorgenson and Howard Rice were named senior inside claim representatives; Matthew Iseler was promoted to associate actuary; Mike Nickels to senior systems architect; and Nathan Weiler to systems architect.

Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin added Susan Knuth as an occupational therapist and Heather Osheim as a service coordinator/interventionist for its Early Intervention Services program; Richie Davis as a job developer with the Vocational Support Services (VSS) team; Carly Zarda a retail coordinator; and Daniel Pickar as an area team leader overseeing donations in the Menasha Retail Store and Training Center. Goodwill also promoted Stephanie Lehrer to store team leader at the Oshkosh Goodwill Retail Store and Training Center. She previously was an assistant team leader in the Darboy store.

Dr. John Toussaint of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value and Roger Gerard of ThedaCare earned the prestigious Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award for their book On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry. The award is given annually by The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, a not-for-profit organization that is part of the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. It recognizes a book’s contribution to increasing overall operational excellence.

Carrie Perkins joined Sheboygan Dynamic Inc. as a senior account executive. She previously worked with the Kohler Co. and Jacobson Rost Marketing Agency.

Podiatrist Julie Abboud of the Greenville Foot and Ankle Center joined the New London Family Medical Center’s consulting medical staff and is offering foot and ankle surgeries at the hospital.

Menasha Packaging promoted Steve Grosskreutz to assistant controller at the Neenah Complex. He began his career with Menasha Packaging in 2011 as a senior financial analyst. Menasha Packaging also promoted Annie Murphy to senior financial analyst. She joined the company in 2008 and was most recently risk management/financial analyst for the corporate office.

The Gardens of the Fox Cities in Appleton recently added three new board members: Jessica Dennis of the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce, Donna Hartman of Schenck SC and Jennifer Wanke of LEAVEN.

Jim DiMatteo, a decorated U.S. Naval aviator, joined the EAA as vice president, AirVenture Features and Attractions. He is responsible for developing and coordinating the programs for the annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in.

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.