People on the move – January 2015

Posted on Jan 1, 2015 :: People and Business on the Move
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Consolidated Construction Co. Inc. announced several new staff additions and promotions: Tim Rinn, manager of strategic markets; Jeremy Walker and Brian Gebauer, promoted to senior project manager; Paul Ver Voort and Chris Sievert, promoted to project directors within the company; and John Meulemans, safety manager.

Insight Creative, Inc. hired Jen Haas as account coordinator to expand its team and meet the needs of a growing client base.

The Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce recognized several individuals and businesses during the organization’s 107th Annual Meeting & Recognition Program: Ellen Schmidt, Alberta Kimball Community Service; U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, Horizon Award; State Sen. Mike Ellis, Horizon Award; Stan Mack, Stephen Mosling Commitment to Education; 4imprint & Oaklawn Elementary, PALs Award; Barb Herzog, Lynne Webster Leadership Award; Pam Schubert, Ambassador of the Year; Meghann Kasper, Outstanding Chamber Volunteer; Jon Dudzinski, Propel Young Professional Award; Vicki Updike, Woman of Achievement; Bergstrom Automotive, Enterprise of the Year; and Tamara’s the Cake Guru, Small Business of the Year.

Appleton-based Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc., announced Trevor Lord and Joe Jerovetz joined its staff as a senior job captain/senior technical designer and job captain, respectively.

Bemis Company, Inc. announced its board of directors elected Michael B. Clauer as vice president and chief financial officer. Clauer joins Bemis from BWAY Corp., a supplier of metal and rigid plastic containers, where he was executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Lakeshore Technical College welcomed three new employees to its staff: Rachelle Phakitthong, dean of general and pre-college education; Heidi Soodsma, executive assistant to the president; and Pat Staszak, dean of energy and agriculture.

Faith Technologies named Scott Romenesko director of strategic growth responsible for managing the company’s targeted vertical markets such as industrial processes and manufacturing.

The Jor-Mac Co. of Lomira appointed Jon Hintz as director of business development.

The Building for Kids Children’s Museum announced two new leaders to the organization: Jarrad Bittner, executive director; and Michael Wartgow, chief operating officer.

Adam Sutter joined the staff of Cerebral Palsy, Inc. in Green Bay as the director of development.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeastern Wisconsin welcomed Wendy Koehler and Chip Smoot, both from Schreiber Foods, to its board of directors.

Andrea Rathsack joined the staff at the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling as the new outreach coordinator.

First National Bank – Fox Valley announced the hiring of four new employees: Erin Jensen, commercial loan servicing lead; Nate Simonson, personal banker; Sarah Johnson, teller; and Joyce Pindel, business relationship manager.

H.J. Martin & Son added Kurt Kremers and Karen Siegrist to its residential design and sales teams. Kremers joined the sales/design staff at the company’s Green Bay showroom. Siegrist is the new assistant store manager, designer/sales, at H.J. Martin’s Neenah showroom.

Anne Hemann accepted the position of senior commercial underwriter at Appleton-based Integrity Insurance.

Steve Angst joined Gandrud Chevrolet as a new and GM certified used vehicles consultant.

Leila McMahon joined Breakthrough Fuel as vice president of Breakthrough Insight, a new product to be launched by the transportation energy advisory firm. McMahon will be responsible for coordinating and leading the launch. Prior to joining Breakthrough Fuel, McMahon was the vice president of internal business applications, product integration and PMO for GS1 in Toronto.

The Wisconsin Health Ministries of Ascension Health appointed Daniel E. Neufelder as Ministry Health Care president and CEO, effective Dec. 1. Neufelder succeeds Nick Desien, who will continue in his position of Ascension Ministry market leader for Wisconsin, Kansas and Oklahoma. Neufelder has served as senior vice president—chief operating officer for Ministry Health Care the past two years. Prior to that appointment, he was president and chief executive officer of Affinity Health System, a part of Ministry Health Care.

Menasha-based Gold Cross Ambulance Service introduced Mark Fredrickson as the company’s new executive director, effective Feb. 1. Fredrickson will assume the role when current Executive Director Jack Hill retires. Gold Cross announced David W. Rae, a paramedic and a registered nurse, as the operations director for the regional ambulance service.

Eight Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. attorneys have been named 2014 Wisconsin Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Wisconsin Super Lawyers magazine: Greg Conway, Tom Olejniczak, Fred Schmidt and George Burnett are listed as SuperLawyers; David Weber, Kurt Goehre, James Ledvina and Steven Krueger are listed as 2014 Rising Stars.

Appleton-based Thompson Law, LLC, announced Ryan P. Thompson has been named to the 2014 Wisconsin Rising Stars list by Wisconsin Super Lawyers magazine.

James E. Feiertag joined Bemis Manufacturing Co. of Sheboygan Falls as president and CEO of the global manufacturing firm, assuming the role previously held by Richard A. Bemis. Feiertag previously served as executive vice president at Racine-based Twin Disc Inc. with responsibility for European/Asian Operations and Global Sourcing.

Meridith Jaeger was named executive director of the Wisconsin Family Business Forum at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Jaeger is the co-founder of AeroInnovate and also served as the director of the Council for Innovation and on the fund organizing team for the Angels on the Water investment fund.

Corey Coogan has formed Logistically, Inc, a startup focused on building a Transportation Management System geared towards shippers, brokers and third-party logistics organizations. Logistically’s flagship product, Logistically TMS, is a cloud-based TMS marketed to small and mid-sized companies.

CitizensFirst Credit Union added three members to its executive team: Karrie Drobnick, vice president of marketing; Dave Mann, chief financial officer; and Todd Slagter, vice president of legal and risk management.

V&S Midwest Carriers Corp. of Kaukauna has expanded and added several changes to its team: Michele Griesbach, hired as driver manager; Keith Gornjak,  promoted to safety & compliance supervisor; Dawn Haessly; promoted to accounting manage; David Horner, hired as an over-the-road driver; and Paul Tank, hired as an over-the-road driver.