Jacqui Corsi was named executive director of Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts in Fon du Lac. The Weidner Center hired Kelli Strickland as executive and artistic director. North Shore Bank promoted Chris Boland to vice president, consumer lending manager. Faith Technologies hired Jack Thresher as the director of workforce management at its corporate headquarters. Sam Perlman joined Renard’s Cheese as director of business and financial development.
Downtown Green Bay Inc. and Olde Main Street Inc. hired Jessica Weed as events manager. V&S Midwest Carriers appointed Eric Van Handel as president. Appleton Mayor Tim Hanna was elected as president of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities. Ansay & Associates hired Anthony Sartori as its executive vice president for the Fox Valley region.
KI named Debbie Breunig vice president A&D markets. Bank of Luxemburg hired Ken Rehn as assistant vice president of commercial lending. Tyler Nackers joined Bayland Buildings Inc. as safety director. Flexible packaging company Flair hired Greg Cornette as senior corporate logistics manager.
Eric Halbur is the new owner of Abacus Architects. Management Concepts Inc. in Green Bay hired Patrick Curran as director of sales. Shea Electric & Communications, LLC hired Al Schroeder as project manager. The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers promoted Brittany Ezze to director of group sales and Seth Merrill to corporate marketing manager and hired Megan Chatterton and Kyle Fargen in the Group Sales Department. Robert E. Lee & Associates Inc. hired Dean LaFleur as a senior project manager in the firm’s Water and Wastewater Engineering Department.
Matt McMorran joined Marion Body Works as business development manager. Sean Casper joined Wind Mill Slatwall Products as marketing manager. Julie Hart was named catering manager at Bridgewood Premier. Marketing agency Element promoted Kasey Steinbrinck to director of content marketing and Chloe DeYoung to public relations manager.
Stephenson National Bank & Trust named Sarah Ewaldt, Sarah Kirby, Mark Adamek and Melissa Wroblewski to its newly created position of interactive service associate. Paul Aftanas, Stephenson National Bank & Trust, received the organization’s 2017 Mary L. Staudenmaier WINGS Award.
HSHS St. Vincent Hospital appointed Ken Nelson III as chief nursing officer. Barry J. Martzahl, a manager, director and institutional consultant at Graystone Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley, was named to The Financial Times’ 2017 list of America’s Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors. The Mid-Day Women’s Alliance presented its Woman of Distinction award to Elder Williams, executive director, BABES. Nominees included: Barbara Bigalke, executive director, Center for Suicide Awareness; Becky Boulanger, executive director, Women’s Fund of the Fox Valley Region; Marcia Erdman, manager, residential sales, First American Title; and Mary Parsons, executive director, LEAVEN. Werner Electric Supply hired Jerry DeMeuse as a territory sales manager.
KerberRose hired Jesse Nelson as director of wealth management, Andrew Cordova as manager, and Melanie Stellmacher as tax manager. Kevin Klarkowski joined Performa as an engineer. Pella Windows & Doors of Wisconsin named John Ryun commercial sales manager. Brian Mitchell, founder and president of interGen Web Solutions, passed the administrative exam for the Joomla Certification Program. PRSA recognized Tricia Garrison of NEW Water in Green Bay as Communicator of the Year.
Dr. Shaheda Govani, owner of Govani Dental, was inducted into Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international dental organization. Chris Otte, client service associate for Aegis Financial, passed her insurance exam, granting her licensing in property, casualty and life insurance, and became a member of Women in Management of Oshkosh.
William Bowman, senior adviser, became a member of Raymond James’ Leaders Council. Envision Greater Fond du Lac honored Mark Diederichs, CEO of Lake Breeze Dairy, and Joe Truesdale, marketing account manager at wisent.com, as volunteers of the year. Two Felician Village Culinary Services employees received certifications as dietary managers and food protection professionals: Dani Schmidt, culinary services manager, and Ann Heimes, culinary services supervisor. Mary Olson, administrative assistant, received the Service Excellence Star award for October and Yer Hang, resident assistant at The Villa, received the September award.
Lauren Rose Hofland of Sheboygan was named Sip It or Savor It recipe contest winner for Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates. ThedaCare announced new hires: oncologist David Schrier and physician assistant Brianne Sable, ThedaCare Cancer Center; Abigail Puglisi, DO, ThedaCare Physicians-Berlin; nurse practitioner Kelsey Metzig, ThedaCare Physicians-Waupaca; and nurse practitioner Kristin Lundine, ThedaCare Physicians Pediatrics-Appleton. Dr. Brian Michel joined Sawyer Creek Orthodontics.
Sandy Duckett joined Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, establishing an office in the Green Bay area. Beth Wilz joined the company and will work out of the Neenah office. Miron Construction announced new hires: Matthew Selle, virtual construction specialist; Kimberly Dieck, payroll professional; and Alex Williams, project manager.
Jackie Bartanen joined Journey Consulting as a consultant. Keller Inc. hired Chris Selkow and Adam Sieger, concrete craftsmen. The NEW Manufacturing Alliance announced its Excellence in Manufacturing/K-12 Partnerships Awards. Individuals receiving the award included: Dan Ariens, Visionary award; Oran Nehls, Denmark High School, Career Pathmaker Administrator; Lisa Johnson, Green Bay Area Public School District, Career Pathmaker Educator; Andy Belongia, Green Bay West High School, and Jeremie Meyer, Ashwaubenon High School, Career Pathmaker Technology Education Teacher; and Jake Thonne, NWTC/ Wausaukee High School, Higher Education award.
Element hired Bree Gaber as content marketing specialist. Agnesian HealthCare announced new hires: internist Paula Svasta, Agnesian HealthCare Fond du Lac Regional Clinic; family medicine physician Kit Vongsa, Agnesian Convenient
Care Clinic; and behavioral health professionals Jessica Fischer and Amber Hall. Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin-Fox Valley hired Dr. Douglas Zabrowski as a pediatric gastroenterologist. Ryan D. Sterkenburg, vice president/personal trust officer, private client services, Associated Bank, Neenah, was awarded the Certified Trust & Financial Advisor designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association.
Keith Schroeder was named an eighth annual Plutus Awards winner of the “best new personal finance blog of the year” for his blog thewealthyaccountant.com. Schroeder owns Tax Prep & Accounting Services Inc. in Menasha. Cherney Microbiological
Services announced new hires: Karrie Bierhals, technical services manager, and Jeremey Syring, client services manager. Goodwill president and CEO Bob Pedersen will retire at the end of 2017. ERG President and CEO Sharon Hulce is leading the search for his successor. GENEX hired Catherine Carrier, director of veterinary services and education, and Jessica Rottier, distribution specialist, and promoted Warren Raddatz to director of distribution services and Kendall Kasper to domestic distribution coordinator.
Two Oshkosh residents were among those honored by the Experimental Aircraft Association during the annual EAA Sport Aviation Hall of Fame ceremony: Mary Jones, in recognition of her more than 30-year career with EAA’s publications, and Lon Nanke, who received the Henry Kimberly Spirit of Leadership Award for his efforts on behalf of EAA and the local community.