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BizTimes Staff


Andrew Weiland


Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, Weiland is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, and son, Zachary. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys coaching his son’s youth baseball and basketball teams.

(414) 336-7120

Lauren Anderson

Associate Editor

Lauren covers health care, nonprofits, education and insurance for BizTimes. Lauren previously worked for the Waukesha Freeman. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied journalism, history and African studies. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and seeing live music wherever she can.

(414) 336-7121

Arthur Thomas

Associate Editor

Arthur covers manufacturing for BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

(414) 336-7123

Maredithe Meyer


Maredithe started as an intern reporter at BizTimes in summer 2015. She currently covers entertainment, sports, tourism and restaurants. In May 2017, she graduated with a journalism degree from Marquette University where she worked as an in-depth projects reporter for the Marquette Wire and Marquette Tribune.

(414) 336-7115

Alex Zank


Alex covers commercial and residential real estate for BizTimes. Alex previously worked for Farm Equipment magazine and covered construction news at The Daily Reporter. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, where he studied journalism, political science and economics. Alex loves all things outdoors, including camping, hiking, four-wheeling and hunting.

(414) 336-7116


Dan Meyer


Dan, a graduate of Marquette University, founded BizTimes in 1995 and has been in publishing for 33 years. He’s had the privilege to work with great team members in the growth of BizTimes Media. Dan likes to spend time fishing in Northern Wisconsin, traveling, playing golf with friends and spending time with his wife Kate and four children Maredithe, Brian, Daniel and Margo.

(414) 336-7114

Kate Meyer

Community Engagement/Owner

Kate has been part of the BizTimes journey since its inception in 1995. More recently, she supports sales, marketing and new business development. She engages with the regions nonprofits and is inspired by their impact on our community. Kate graduated from Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN. She spent 12 years in sales and marketing in the paper industry at Champion International and Appleton Papers. She and her husband Dan have four children.

Mary Ernst

Director of Operations & Events

Mary is Director of Operations and Events for BizTimes Media. She joined the company in 2008, and has served in a variety of roles. A Brookfield native, Mary attended Mount Mary University, where she studied Business Administration. She lives in Hartland with her husband, Scott, a precocious parrot and the office mascot, miniature poodle Duffy.

(414) 336-7125

Sue Herzog

Administrative Coordinator

Sue joined BizTimes Media in 2017. She previously worked at the Better Business Bureau, the Milwaukee Ballet and the Greater Milwaukee Committee. She studied History at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. Sue lives in Oak Creek with her husband Phil, her son, Jacob and cat, Cesare. Her two older sons, Adam and Ryan live in Minneapolis. She enjoys cooking, traveling and attending concerts.

(414) 336-7100

Production & Design

Shelly Tabor

Art Director

Shelly has been with BizTimes Media since 2002. A graduate of Bradley University, Tabor previously worked for Creative Computers, Paine Communications and Versant. Currently living in Mequon with her daughter, she enjoys arts, crafts and outdoor activities. Tabor volunteers with her church’s children's bible study program and Sunday nursery program.

(414) 336-7118

Alex Schneider

Graphic Designer

Alex is a Graphic Designer at BizTimes Media. He joined the team in fall of 2014. Born and raised in Madison, Alex attended Carroll University where he studied Graphic Communications and Marketing. He currently resides on the upper east side, just minutes away from the beach. He enjoys the outdoors and improving his skills as an artist.

(414) 336-7113


Linda Crawford

Director of Sales

Linda is the Director of Sales for BizTimes Media. A graduate of The University of Texas, Crawford joined BizTimes in 2014. Previously, she served in sales and sales management positions at Central Office Systems, the Journal Sentinel Specialty Media Group, Trails Media and The Business Journal. She lives in Glendale with her husband, Tom.

(414) 336-7112

Christie Ubl

Account Executive

Christie joined the BizTimes team in the fall of 2015 as an account executive. As a UW-Milwaukee graduate, she brings a background in graphic design and over six years of business to business sales in the Milwaukee area. Outside of BizTimes, you’ll find her exploring the outdoors with her camera, fishing and hunting with her husband or out enjoying music.

(414) 336-7111

Dylan Dobson

Account Executive

Dylan joined BizTimes Media in 2020. He has worked in account services at a number of ad agencies and has experience in media as well as entertainment. Dylan graduated cum laude in 2013 from UW-Green Bay. Outside of work Dylan is a music fan, film buff, and foodie and can be found experimenting in the kitchen or playing music with his band.

(414) 336-7124

Paddy Kieckhefer

Account Executive

Paddy has over 20 years of experience working for Journal Media Group, Journal Sentinel and USA Today-Gannett. Paddy is a UW–Madison graduate and has a background in print, digital and promotional events. In her free time, Paddy enjoys cycling, working her farm in Lake Country, tending her gardens, chickens and bees and entertaining in the barn.

(414) 336-7119

Maggie Pinnt

Content Solutions Manager

Maggie joined BizTimes Media as an account executive in April of 2015; she brings a background in digital advertising from several Milwaukee marketing agencies. A Carroll University alum, Maggie is also a proud Alpha Gamma Delta sister. In her free time, if she’s not with her family and two German Shepherds, you can find her singing away to whatever tune is stuck in her head.

(414) 336-7127