People on the move – September 2014

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 :: People and Business on the Move
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Ministry Health Care announced that Bill Calhoun will assume responsibilities as president of St. Elizabeth Hospital in Appleton. He is currently the president of Mercy Medical Center and regional vice president for Ministry Health Care’s Eastern Region.

Faith Technologies announced the addition of Julie Piton as chief financial officer and Jim Totzke as executive vice president-operations.

Appvion, Inc. announced several new appointments: Ethan Haas, vice president and general manager of the company’s carbonless and specialty papers business; Matt Denton, senior vice president and general manager of the company’s carbonless and security papers business; and Jason Schulist, vice president of continuous improvement.

The board of directors of Bemis Company, Inc. elected William F. Austen president and chief executive officer. Austen succeeds Henry J. Theisen, who will continue as executive chairman until his planned retirement at the 2015 annual meeting. In addition, Austen has been elected to the Bemis board of directors.

Independent Printing Company announced John Kluth as chief financial officer.

Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. announced Bill Garvin, Ron Latko, Steve Smet and Joe Varga as project superintendents.
DFB Wealth Planning hired Jacob Harmsen, CPA, as a registered associate.

The Door County Economic Development Corporation, in association with the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center, announced that Tami Polster Walls, owner of Wisconsin Family Visitation Center, and Dorothea Carson, owner of CW Family Solutions LLC, are the joint winners of the $1,000 cash award for the best business plan originating from the 13th annual Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program course conducted earlier this year.

New Horizons of Wisconsin promoted Sheila Jilot as the company’s first director of operations.

Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. added Andrea Michaud as sample prep/sample entry department leader.

Tweet/Garot Mechanical added Ryan Macario as a project manager in the HVAC Department in the Green Bay Office.

The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce issued Champion of Commerce Awards for 2014 to the following legislators: Sen. Rob Cowles, Sen. Frank Lasee, Rep. Garey Bies, Rep. John Klenke, Rep. Jim Steineke, Rep. Gary Tauchen and Rep. Chad Weininger. The new award recognizes state legislators who represent Brown County for voting to support the chamber’s 2013-14 legislative agenda.

Davidson Law Office, LLP added Greg Vanevenhoven as an attorney.

Chad Dercks earned his Professional Engineering registration from the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. As a transportation engineer at OMNNI Associates, Dercks’ responsibilities now include highway design and construction administration.

Sean Riesenberg has joined Hurckman Mechanical Industries, Inc. as a project manager and will be responsible for marine contracts.

Weidert Group, Inc. announced the addition of Tim Holdsworth as project manager and Jamie Cartwright as marketing manager.

Primary Care Associates of Appleton announced the addition of family practice physician Dr. Edward J. Szabo to its team of providers.

ThedaCare promoted Pam Malkowski as the new vice president of clinical/nursing operations at Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah and Mike Radtke as the new vice president of perioperative services and acute interventions. ThedaCare named Dr. Mark Hallett as chief clinical officer. Danielle Vanevenhoven will join ThedaCare Physicians-Darboy as a nurse practitioner specializing in family medicine. ThedaCare hired Dr. Joshua Block at ThedaCare Physicians-Darboy. Block has special interests in sports medicine, musculoskeletal illnesses and in-office procedures.

The Stephenson National Bank & Trust announced the promotions of Greg Salmen, executive vice president and trust manager; Charlie Cappaert, senior vice president and chief lending officer; and Sam Hofer, assistant vice president and manager of financial advisory services.

Integrity Insurance hired Katey Smith as vice president of human resources and administration. She was previously director of human resources at Associated Banc-Corp.

WOW Logistics announced the promotions of Josh Rodman to vice president of operations and Jamie Hess from director of engineering to vice president of supply chain solutions.

The Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce announced Megan Wheeler as youth development program manager.

Hometown Bank announced two promotions: James Livieri to assistant vice president, responsible for originating mortgage loans and managing a portfolio of retail banking customers’ loans and deposit accounts; and Pamela Buttles to vice president, responsible for managing the bank’s compliance.

Dr. Jeff Dierberg has successfully passed the Comprehensive Plastic Surgery re-certification exam to maintain his board certification through the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

McCarty Law LLP added Attorney Jon L. Fischer to its Fox Valley practice.

McMahon announced additions to its staff at the firm’s Neenah headquarters: Joe Hoechst, project engineer; Bryce Welch, engineering technician II; Spencer Kocken, structural engineer; Michael Borski, project architect; Burton Greuel, architectural designer; Mike Martin, architectural designer; and Steve Knuth, architectural designer.

Packerland Brokerage Services announced that Aaron Doelger, the firm’s chief compliance officer, is the new president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-Northeastern Wisconsin. Doelger will serve one year as president.

Schenck announced the addition of new employees: Michael Ball, staff accountant; Wendy Pokorsky, investment associate; Tom Halfpap, software developer; Emily Wichman, associate accountant; Maria Frigo, staff accountant; James Goldmann, staff accountant; Joshua Pearce, staff accountant; Heather Carstens, associate accountant; Patrick Malloy, staff accountant; Elizabeth Slovensky, staff accountant; Brady Bemis, staff accountant; Tara Guell, staff accountant; Mitchell Pezanoski, staff accountant; and Jamie Hoffmann, staff accountant.

Candeo Creative hired Felicia Clark as a communication specialist. Clark will assist clients with content creation, community management and copywriting. Bryan Aschenbrenner was hired as a graphic designer.

Prevea Health added new providers: Dr. Bala Davuluri, neurology, Prevea Allouez Health Center; Dr. Beth Medford, cardiology, Prevea Allouez Health Center; Dr. Megan Romenesko, pediatric and adult audiology, Prevea Allouez Health Center; and Lori Buss, aesthetician, Prevea Shawano Avenue Health Center.

The Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau hired Adam Schanke for the position of sports marketing manager and Amy Karas as the convention sales representative.

Rick Dallmann joined Fox River Fiber as a reliability engineer.

SCA hired Stephanie Duxbury-Weir as environmental and risk manager, SCA Americas. She is based at the company’s service excellence center in the Town of Menasha.

Frontier Builders & Consultants recently announced the addition of Dave Carmody, Brian Wagner and Corey Bauman as steel erectors.

Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. announced four additions to its staff: Steve Behrendt, senior job captain; Kristina Peake, project manager assistant; Ryan Schaumberg, project manager; and Lauren Silletti, project administrator.

Brown County Register of Deeds Cathy Williquette Lindsay was named the recipient of the 2014 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Distinguished Alumni Award.

Jason Rae, executive director of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, was invited to represent the organization at a White House briefing on the Affordable Care Act and the LGBT community. Rae was also awarded a scholarship by The American Chamber of Commerce.

The University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley announced the addition of Lee Rabas as its new athletic director.

Goodwill NCW adds Dennis Zemialkowski and David Lippert as logistics and information technology team members.

Wolter Power Systems hired Jason Riehl as sales manager for standby generators and OEM engine sales.

Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling of Southeast Wisconsin named Mike Oravec as a mitigation manager and Chad Bodenheimer as estimator. Both will work in the company’s Neenah office.

Nicholas Fulton, surveyor, of R.A. Smith National has obtained his Wisconsin professional engineer registration. He provides surveying services out of R.A. Smith National’s Appleton office.

Agnesian HealthCare’s Fond du Lac Regional Clinic added pediatrician Yamil Darwich to its staff. Agnesian HealthCare hired Greg Newth as a rehab specialist for durable home medical equipment.

Unity Medical Director Patricia Neuman was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board.

Catalpa Health hired four providers: Anne Whitney, intake specialist; Jennifer Bushman, mental health therapist; Jennifer Schinkten, mental health therapist; and Kim Charniak, mental health therapist.

Stellar Blue Technologies promoted Samantha Abramczyk to full-time creative assistant.

UW-Green Bay recognized four staff with special professorships, effective for five-year terms: Meir Russ, Cofrin School of Business, named to the Philip J. and Elizabeth Hendrickson Professorship for Business; Cristina Ortiz, Humanistic Studies, named to the Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education; John F. Katers, Natural and Applied Sciences, named to the Frederick E. Baer Professorship in Business; and Kevin Fermanich, Natural and Applied Sciences, named to the Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences. The school also named Kimberly Desotell its next director of development.

UW-Oshkosh College of Nursing and Board of Visitors presented Louann Biddick and Patrice “Patty” Walgenbach with Nightingale Awards. The award honors registered nurses and licensed practical nurses involved in direct patient care who exemplify the highest standards of nursing practice.
Packerland Brokerage Services promoted John Meier to manager of finance and operations.

BayCare Clinic adds gynecologic oncologist Dr. Peter R. Johnson to its staff.