People on the move – October 2014

Posted on Oct 1, 2014 :: People and Business on the Move
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Dawn Shuman was promoted to CEO of Wild Rose Community Memorial Hospital following the retirement of Don Caves. Shuman, who has been Wild Rose’s chief operating officer since 2010, started with the hospital in 1989, working as a certified nursing assistant.

H.J. Martin and Son named Gary VandenLangenberg vice president of commercial interiors. He will oversee the company’s commercial flooring division.

Faith Technologies added Sherri Pingel as vice president of value added purchasing and Diane Pence as vice president of strategic sourcing. The company also added Dane Dorn to its construction services team as general manager of prefabrication.

Schenck SC announced the addition of Sarah Evans, CPA, as a state and local tax manager.

The Board of Directors of Bemis Company, Inc. elected William F. Austen as president and chief executive officer. Austen succeeds Henry J. Theisen, 60, who will continue as executive chairman until his planned retirement at the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Austen also has been elected to the Bemis Board of Directors. Austen has held a variety of leadership positions during his 14-year career with Bemis.

New North, Inc., the economic development and marketing organization for the 18 counties of Northeast Wisconsin, added new members to its board of directors: Donald Gesick, chief financial officer at Marinette Marine Corporation; Lorrie Jacobetti, senior vice president/CFO at Prevea Health; David Martin, H.J. Martin and Son; and Mike McEvoy, executive vice president of operations at Sargento Foods. Bob DeKoch, president and COO at The Boldt Company, and Kathi Seifert, owner of Katapult, LLC, will continue as co-chairpersons of the board. Six regional leaders confirmed to new, three-year terms are: Jerry Murphy, executive director at New North Inc.; Connie Loden, executive director at Project Lakeshore; Jeff Rafn, president at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; DeKoch; Seifert; and Oliver Buechse, EVP-chief strategy officer at Associated Bank. All will serve terms until 2017.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recognized top faculty and staff members with 2014 Founders Association Awards for Excellence: teaching, Sylvia “Mimi” Kubsch, associate professor; scholarship, Amy Wolf, associate professor; community outreach, Illene Cupit, professor; institutional development, Don McCartney, senior lecturer; academic support, Mark Olkowski; classified staff, Cheryl Pieper; and collaborative achievement, Cuernavaca Partnership Team.

BriMark Builders of Oshkosh added Alisha Daun as a procurement intern.

Kathryn Caves was elected to the CAP Services Board of Directors in Outagamie County. Lauren Mai, CAP’s long-time board president, was elected to the other low-income board seat in Outagamie County.

UW-Oshkosh Credit Union added Patti Langkau as operations officer.

Fox Communities Credit Union announced Kate Nelson joined the company as a commercial portfolio officer at the corporate offices on Calumet Street.

Legacy Private Trust Company of Neenah announced Frederick W. Merizon, president and general manager of Modern Business Machines, and Paul A. Klister, owner-principal of real estate development company Commercial Horizons, have been elected to serve on the company’s board of directors.

Goodwill NCW promoted Matt Kadlec to team leader at the Goodwill NCW Financial Wellness Center. Steve Zich joined Goodwill’s marketing team as the leader of brand management. Sandi Sweney was named “achiever of the month” in August for her work with the Neenah/Menasha Circles of Support.

Mark J. Sprtel joined Schaper, Benz & Wise Investment Counsel, Inc., as an investment analyst.

Candeo Creative promoted Jamie Boucher to art director.

Keller Inc. – Planners, Architects, Builders of Kaukauna announced promotions and new hires: Elliot Bogdonovich, promoted to assistant project manager; Tanya Van Groll, hired as the accounts payable administrator; Richard Eiles, promoted to supervisor; and Tracy Huiting, promoted to purchasing agent.

The Radisson Paper Valley Hotel added two employees to its hospitality team. Nicole Neal joined the staff as catering sales manager and Chadd Scott rejoined the hotel as corporate sales manager.

Dr. Mayank Arora joined ThedaCare and will serve at Appleton and Theda Clark medical centers with a specialty in internal medicine.

Management Women, Inc. announce its board of directors for the 2014-15. Board member and their roles include: Heather Weller, president; Jill Ullmer, president elect; Mary Shaw, secretary; Denise Martin, treasurer; Annette Kunesh, treasurer elect; Vera Sidders, VP marketing; Laura Jarosz, marketing elect; Wendy Townsend, programs; Stacey Seedorf, strategic planning; Carol Gibson, awards/recognition; Inna Schimmel, membership; Deb Runnoe and Peggy Gibbons, fall seminar; Theresa Brady, meeting accommodations; Nicole Hoffman, newsletter; Jennifer Steffen, bylaws; and Jeri Starich, past president.
Three Northeast Wisconsin Technical College instructors have been chosen for the BayCare Clinic Faculty of the Year Award: Rhonda McLain, nursing instructor; Karla Sampselle, medical assistant instructor; and Debbie Heinritz, medical assistant and medical laboratory technician instructor.

Janice Jackering, service line operations director of Heart & Lung, Cancer and Neurosciences for Affinity Health System, has been named to the Board of Examiners for the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Exceptional Equestrians of De Pere, announced Kerri Haertl has joined the staff as instructor for its therapeutic riding program. Haertl conducts group therapeutic riding classes for children of all ages with disabilities.

First National Bank-Fox Valley announced several promotions and transitions: Lynn Lang, promoted to mortgage support lead; Vicki Stone, promoted to commercial quality lead; Amanda Westphal, moved to mortgage and consumer loan funding specialist; Ryan Demmon, moved to mortgage and consumer loan closing specialist; Amanda Schmit, promoted to teller III; and Lori Lewerenz, moved to mortgage and consumer loan processing specialist.

Investors Community Bank in Manitowoc hired Kristy Stiefvater, loan servicing manager; and Danielle Sisel, customer service associate.

Dr. Patrick Pike joined the staff at St. Agnes Hospital, and the Fond du Lac Surgery Center.

Patricia Angelucci joined the Unity medical team as a full-time nurse practitioner.

BayCare Clinic Emergency Physicians welcomed emergency physicians Dr. Christopher D. Chancey and Dr. Daniel S. Gale. BayCare Clinic Plastic Surgery added plastic surgeon Dr. Elizabeth A. O’Connor to the practice.

Dr. Colette Salm-Schmid, founder of Breast Surgery Experts of Northeast Wisconsin, joined the Prevea Health team.

Dr. Michael Kagen joined ThedaCare Physicians-Internal Medicine in Appleton. Also joining ThedaCare: Dr. Sunil Kumar, Appleton Medical Center.

The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announced Judith M. Docter, executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Associated Banc-Corp, will receive the 2014 ATHENA Award. The award honors individuals who demonstrate excellence in their profession and have assisted the advancement of women and devoted time and energy to their community.

Fox Communities Credit Union welcomed Jon Benson as a consumer loan officer working out of the Kimberly branch.

Bank-Northeast hired Denee Mott, CTP®, as vice president – business development.

Faith Technologies appointed Ken Baumgart as director of risk management.

Goodwill NCW announced several new additions: Kalli Nee, promoted to vocational coordinator of the Vocational Support Services program; Tania Spofford, joined Goodwill’s NCW’s NeighborCARE program as the regional community organizer; and Michael Lutz, vice president of sales and marketing of Bassett Mechanical, joined the Goodwill NCW board of directors.

ThedaCare announced two additions to its team: Cherian Varghese, M.D., an interventional cardiologist with Appleton Cardiology, will practice at Appleton Medical Center and Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah; and Tony Olof Sandstrom, CRNA, will practice at Shawano Medical Center.

First Business Financial Services, Inc. appointed David R. Papritz as chief financial officer and senior vice president of corporate development.

Progress Lakeshore (formerly the Economic Development Corporation – Manitowoc County) announced Peter Wills joined the organization as program & finance director.

Cerebral Palsy of Mideast Wisconsin announced Dick Shikoski, a member of the organization’s finance committee, will serve as interim executive director following the resignation of Lorraine Yarbrough.

Bob Nault joined Complete Auto Repair, Neenah, as a master certified technician.

Ping Lady, M.D., joined Affinity Medical Group as a general surgeon and will see patients at the Affinity Medical Group Clinic on the St. Elizabeth Hospital Campus, Appleton.

The Greater Green Bay Community Foundation added six new board members to three-year terms, renewed three board members and elected officers. New directors include: Craig Dickman, CEO of Breakthrough Fuel; Tim Kneeland, president of 180 Risk Partners, LLC; Tom Konop, president of The Konop Companies, Inc.; Ed Policy, vice president and general counsel, Green Bay Packers; Tracy Weyers, community philanthropist; and Matt Zuengler, partner, Hager, Dewick and Zuengler, S.C. Board members re-elected: Terry Fulwiler, CEO, retired, WS Packaging Group; Gary Lofquist, finance manager, retired, Granite Valley Forest Products; and Therese Pandl, president & CEO of the Eastern Wisconsin Division of Hospital Sisters Health System and CEO of St. Mary’s and St. Vincent hospitals in Green Bay. Elected officers: Mark McMullen, chairperson, retired, Associated Trust Company; Chris Woleski, vice chairperson, executive vice president & general counsel, Bellin Health Systems; Tom Hedge, secretary, vice president of technology, Schreiber Foods, Inc.; Mike Simmer, treasurer, CEO of BMO Harris Bank, Green Bay.