Connie Loden joined New North Inc. as senior project manager. Loden has been the executive director of Progress Lakeshore since November 2010. In her new role, Loden will work on a variety of New North projects, including the defense industry initiative. She has been a member of the New North board of directors since 2011.
Waupaca Foundry named Roland (Rob) Johnson chief financial officer and vice president of finance. Johnson succeeds Michael Pawielski, who retired. A Waupaca native, Johnson has been employed at Waupaca Foundry since 2002.
The Experimental Aircraft Association announced a pair of additions at its Oshkosh headquarters: Erin Brueggen, executive administrator, Vintage Aircraft Association; and Carleen Murphy, legal assistant.
Maria Nelson of Red Shoes PR, Inc., a northeast Wisconsin public relations agency, has been promoted from senior account executive to a new role as account director.
Monica Hilt was named president for St. Elizabeth Hospital and regional vice president for Ministry Health Care’s Eastern Region. Hilt will be responsible for St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton, St.Elizabeth Hospital Foundation, Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh, Mercy Health Foundation and Calumet Medical Center in Chilton. Hilt previously served as regional vice president of Ministry’s Northern Region. Ann Zenk, currently vice president of Patient Care Services for Sacred Heart-Saint Mary’s Hospitals in Tomahawk and Rhinelander, will fill that role on an interim basis.
The Manitowoc Company announced several management team transitions in line with the company’s long-term succession planning process: Eric Etchart moves to a new role as senior vice president, business development; Larry Weyers will succeed Etchart as president of Manitowoc Cranes; Mark Beffel, vice president, operational excellence, retired effective Feb. 2; and Josef Matosevic will succeed Beffel, taking on the role of senior vice president of global operational excellence.
SECURA Insurance promoted Dom Mongarella to director–risk management. Mongarella joined SECURA in 2011 as a risk management consultant and was promoted in March 2013 to supervisor.
Pete Helein, former Appleton chief of police, begins a new career at Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin in a two-pronged position, overseeing the organization’s Circles of Care program, and building and overseeing the organization’s Goodwill University program. Rev. Dottie Mathews, organizational chaplain, who currently oversees the Circles of Care team, has announced plans to retire in July 2015.
Blue Harbor Resort & Spa announced the promotion of David Sanderson, vice president and general manager of Blue Harbor Resort, along with additional responsibilities as president of Garland Lodge and Golf Resort Northern Michigan. He will continue to be based in Sheboygan. The resort also announced the promotion of John Klemme from director of sales to assistant general manager; the appointment of Susan Engler as director of group sales; and the promotion of Laurie Hobbs, who will lead sales and marketing efforts for the property.
Associated Financial Group announced three new hires to the firm: Scott Brotherton-Zehr, benefit consultant; Jamie Gill, benefit consultant; and Kevin Kohlbeck, property and casualty consultant.
Keller, Inc., a design/build general contractor with offices in the Fox Cities, promoted Sarah Vande Hey to office coordinator. The company also promoted Colleen Daul to marketing coordinator; and Brad Stellmacher to purchasing agent.
Bank of Luxemburg promoted Patti Rollin to vice president of loan administration and Darren Voigt to vice president of lending. The bank also added Garrett Jesko, a commercial loan officer, and Eugene Turchyn, a portfolio manager to the commercial lending division of its Green Bay branch.
Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group announced several new agents and staff joined its offices in Northeast Wisconsin: Eulonda Martin, Oshkosh; Anne Van Asten, Ballard office, Appleton; Tim Seager and Lettie Christianson, Lynndale office, Appleton; Jennie Kent-Thiel, Greenville; Bill Van Offern and Elizabeth A. Hinkley, John Street office, Appleton; and Cindy Jaeckle, Manawa.
Legacy Private Trust Corporation announces David W. Trotter earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.
BrandDirections announced Allison Riebe joined its account services team as an account manager.
Russ Lipinski has been named Nsight’s director of innovation and product development. Rick Brooks was promoted to director of transport and routed networks.
Gary Dulmes, president and CEO of Dulmes Décor Carpet One Floor & Home, Sheboygan, has been named to the board of directors of New North Inc.
Baisch Engineering of Kaukauna announced six additions to its staff: John L. Rosera, process control specialist, instrumentation and process control department; Stephanie J. Pichotta and Tony Mancheski, structural engineers, civil/structural/architectural department; Daniel J. Hampton and James G. Jilek, process engineers, process department; and Audrey J. Malley, receptionist.
First National Bank-Fox Valley announced several changes to its team: Matt Kirchner, hired as a personal banker at the Neenah location; Rebekah Baker, joined the Oshkosh branch as a teller; and Amanda Schmit, promoted to personal banker at the Appleton East branch.
Samaritan Counseling Center’s board of directors named Rosangela Berbert the nonprofit organization’s executive director. Berbert has served Samaritan Center as a therapist since 2006, and as clinical director since 2010.
PMI Entertainment Group hired Carly Cuene as human resources recruiter.
Faith Technologies hired Kelly Chartré as director of marketing.
John Signoretti joined Goodwill NCW’s information technology team as a database engineer, responsible for designing, documenting, and implanting strategies using SQL components.
WOW Logistics announced two promotions: Jen Burkhardt, to vice president of transportation services; and Randy F. Radtke, to vice president of marketing.
Anthony Lee, a physician assistant specializing in neurosurgery, joined the staff of Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center. He is a member of the staff at NeuroSpine Center of Wisconsin.
The Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce hired Mitchell Swenson as the vice president of tourism.
The UW-Fox Valley Foundation Board welcomed two new members: Dr. Richard Gosse, a retired dentist; and Dr. Bobby Yun, president/owner of Urgent Care Physicians in Appleton.
Stan Johnson, president of A.C.E. Building Service, was elected to the board of directors of ABC of Wisconsin at the group’s Executive Committee meeting. In addition, Nancy Tempas, controller, A.C.E. Building Service, attended the ABC 2014 Human Resources Conference.
Prevea Health hired Kate Hogan as vice president of corporate relations and innovations. Hogan will lead the strategy of Prevea’s LeadWell services to enhance corporate relationships and develop new health and wellness offerings.
Appleton-based Integrity Insurance announced Maggie Haddock accepted a newly created marketing specialist position.
Dura-Fibre promoted Luke Benrud to general manager. Benrud will oversee the manufacturing facility as well as the commercial activities of the business.
Miron Construction Co., Inc. announced two new members of its Neenah headquarters staff: Jennifer Tomazevic, project accountant; and Laurie Mayer, accounting coordinator. Miron also announced Sue Koch as a sign/print production specialist.
Faculty members from St. Norbert College and the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have been selected to teach the inaugural class of medical students at MCW-Green Bay. From St. Norbert: Deborah Anderson, David Bailey, Russ Feirer and David Hunnicutt, associate professors of biology; and Cynthia Ochsner, associate professor of chemistry. From UW-Green Bay: Craig Hanke, James Marker, Daniel Meinhardt, Brian Merkel, Amanda Nelson and Uwe Pott, associate professors of human biology; Dennis Lorenz, associate professor of human development and psychology; Debra Pearson, associate professor of human biology and nutrition; Sarah VanderZanden, associate lecturer of human biology and practicing veterinarian; and Dean Von Dras, professor of psychology and human development. MCW-Green Bay will welcome its first class of students in July 2015.
Lakeside Foods promoted Joe Yanda to senior vice president of operations.
Jordan Grapentine, Appleton, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, received the 2014 Outstanding Student Award.