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Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations

Bottom Line Marketing & Public Relations, Milwaukee, has added American Pasteurization Co., Glendale, for media relations and Michels Corp., Brownsville, for the development of collateral materials and ongoing public relations counsel.

James T. Barry Co., Inc./Colliers International

The James T. Barry Co., Inc./Colliers International, Milwaukee, has changed its name to Colliers Barry. The Colliers Barry name combines the international brand of Colliers International, Boston, with the local and regional brand of James T. Barry Co. Colliers International is a partnership of independently owned commercial real estate firms. Colliers Barry has been a member of Colliers International for about 20 years.

Davis & Kuelthau, S.C.

James Braza, an attorney with Davis & Kuelthau, S.C., Milwaukee, was named one of 10 recipients of the 2005 Leader in the Law award issued by the Wisconsin Law Journal. Braza has been with Davis & Kuelthau for more than 23 years, has been the head of the litigation team for 15 years and has served on the firm’s board of directors for 12 years. Braza was the lead litigation counsel for the Southeast Wisconsin Professional Baseball Park District, the public entity that owns Miller Park, in its recent case regarding problems with the roof. Other attorneys that received a Leader in the Law award that are located in the southeastern Wisconsin area include Julianna Ebert, partner, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee; William Gleisner, Law Offices of William C. Gleisner III, Milwaukee; Robert Henak, Henak Law Office S.C., Milwaukee; Dean Laing, O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong, S.C., Milwaukee and Karen Schapiro, DeWitt, Ross & Stevens, S.C., Brookfield. John Dawson, a retired partner of the Milwaukee office of Foley & Lardner LLP received the Special Achievement Award.

Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C.

Dwayne Krager, a litigation paralegal with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, S.C., Milwaukee, was selected as one of the 15 Most Successful Paralegals in America and chosen by a group of legal experts to appear in a book by Carole A. Bruno, entitled, Lessons From the Top 15 Paralegal Experts: The 15 Most Successful Paralegals in America and What You Can Learn From Them. Candidates were assessed on a range of measurement criteria including creativity, leadership ability, skill sets, knowledge, career highlights, honors and distinctions and individual contributions to growing and improving the efficiency and dynamics of the paralegal profession. Krager is a paralegal in the litigation department of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren and has more than 17 years of experience in the field. He was the only paralegal chosen for the book that is located in Wisconsin.

Triad Construction Inc.

A new general contracting firm for commercial and industrial clients, Triad Construction Inc., West Allis, recently opened for business at 1828 S. 76th St. The firm’s Streamline Construction Process reduces construction time and costs for owners. The process provides for financial savings through control over the scope of work, value engineering, early estimating and pre-purchases. Triad Construction focuses on new building construction, building additions, remodeling, office build-outs and miscellaneous service work. The phone number for the firm is (414) 258-7111.

Associated Financial Group

Associated Financial Group, formerly Jabas Group, Kimberly, and a division of Associated Banc-Corp, Green Bay, promoted Mark Zilavy to president, seven employees to vice president positions and announced six employee promotions, seven new hires and six job title changes among its Wisconsin locations. In the Kimberly office, Winnie Norris was promoted to vice president and director of support services; Patrick Georgia to vice president and senior benefits consultant; Greg Biese to vice president and senior benefits consultant; Donna Petz from vice president and director of product development in consumer banking at the firm’s sister company, Associated Bank, to vice president of administration and special projects; Kim Bluhm, Elaine Newlin and Sharon Isaac from account managers to client service managers; Jo Ellen Thompson, Renee Oskey and Roxanne Butzer from account managers to account executives; Lisa Kronenburg from service coordinator to account manager; Amy Hedrich from small business services associate to account manager; Mike Mapes from property and casualty manger to sales manager; Tara Schumacher from desktop publisher to small business services manager and Jodie VanCamp from administrative assistant to licensing coordinator. Scott Fuller was promoted to vice president and benefits consultant in the Waukesha office; Deb Svihovec to vice president and senior benefits consultant in Eau Claire; Jim Berry to vice president and senior benefits consultant in Wausau and Jay Scott to vice president and senior benefits consultant in the Sheboygan location. Job titles that recently changed in the Kimberly office included Roxanne Mehlberg from vendor relations manager to contract and commission manager; Paula Duszak from accounting administrator to senior accountant and Maggie Brud, Bobbi Verbeten, Joan Groenier and Lynn Stetson from account managers to employee benefits marketer positions. New hires include, at the Kimberly office, Jamie Gill as benefits consultant; Jeff Buzaitis as account manager; Kim Fietzer as commission specialist; Kari Christoph as human resources consultant; Jennifer Janiak as individual products account manager and Kyle Thompson as commercial lines business insurance advisor. Brent Zocher joined the Wausau office as an account manager.

Meyer & Wallis, Inc.

Setliff Sinus Institute, Sioux Falls, S.D., has chosen Meyer & Wallis, Inc., with offices in Milwaukee and Indianapolis, as its marketing and advertising agency of record. Meyer & Wallis will perform strategic planning, media and creative resources for the Setliff to support the regional and national development of the company’s practice. Setliff specializes in the research, development, education and medical treatment for individuals with sinus problems. Meyer & Wallis has also been hired by Long Haul, Denver, a manufacturer of heavy-duty truck appearance products, including washes and polishes. Meyer & Wallis is currently working with the company on multiple promotional initiatives centered on a new product launch. Services include strategic planning, media planning and media buying. William Raveis Real Estate & Home Services, Fairfield, Conn., has chosen Meyer & Wallis as its agency of record. Meyer & Wallis will assist the agency with advertising, brand development, research and media planning and media buying. Meyer & Wallis recently received the Best of Show in Advertising award from the National Grocers Association for an advertisement created for Sentry Food Stores. The 30-second spot, called Farmers, was one of a series of ads of the Sentry… for People Who Know Produce campaign and highlights Sentry’s produce department.

Collect Pro, Inc.

Collect Pro, Inc., Waukesha, recently opened in downtown Waukesha and is located at 237 South St. Collect Pro specializes in collections for banks, finance companies and medical and commercial organizations. The president and owner of the company is Jim Brick. Brick has 17 years of financial and collection experience.

Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce

Michelle Greiner received the 2005 annual Leadership Menomonee Falls award from the Menomonee Falls Chamber of Commerce. Individuals selected for the award must be a graduate of the Leadership Menomonee Falls program and that display emerging leadership qualities of service and accomplishments within the community. Greiner graduated from the Leadership Menomonee Falls program in 2002. Her community involvements include sitting on the Education 4 Employment Committee for the Menomonee Falls School District; executive board, chair of the alumni committee and road rally volunteer for Leadership Menomonee Falls; St. Mary’s School committee volunteer; St. Mary’s scout school organizer; St. Mary’s Girl Scout leader and St. Mary’s career day organizer.

A group of 17 people will graduate from the Leadership Menomonee Falls program in May. Graduates include: Courtney Emmer of Remedy Staffing; Ruth Herdrich of Tailored Label Products; Rebecca Johnson and Donna Somers of Ranch Community Services; Sue Mikulsky and Scott Walter of School District of Menomonee Falls; Sheri Pellechia of the Sussex Chamber of Commerce; Michael Sherwood of Cornerstone Community Bank; Emily Slotwinski of Community Memorial Hospital; Kim Bartusek of Wells Fargo Bank; KC Thorson of Financial Resource Services; Nicole Neu of Neu’s Building Center; Michael Rea of Cousins Subs; Jeff Turchi of Federal Whalen Moving Storage; John Thomae of Menomonee Falls Police Dept.; Sue Hillstrom of Davians Banquet Center and Brian Jakusz of Jakusz Dentistry.

Riteway Bus Service, Inc.

Riteway Bus Service, Inc., Germantown, has been chosen by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to retrofit diesel school buses operating in southeast Wisconsin. The DNR is receiving funding from federal and state grants to retrofit school buses with a diesel oxidation catalyst, which is designed to reduce pollutants by cleaning up diesel exhaust. Currently, Inland Detroit Diesel-Allison is retrofitting 15 to 20 school buses in Oak Creek. The goal is to retrofit 181 Riteway buses in Riteway’s five southeastern Wisconsin locations, including Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Slinger, Germantown and Cedarburg.

Prom Krog Altstiel, Inc.

The Relocation Center, Milwaukee, has selected Prom Krog Altstiel, Inc., Mequon, as its agency of record for print, sales support and video projects. The Relocation Center has offices in Milwaukee, Omaha, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and specializes in complete relocation services on a global scale. The Relocation Center also provides seminars for customers and offers Web-based solutions for clients and their employees.

The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce announced the members of its Ambassadors Club for 2005. The Ambassadors Club works to maintain and retain the chamber’s membership base. Carol White of The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will act as chair of the club. Additional members include Martin Allen of EmbroidMe; Renee Feldt of Market America; Kathryn Felton of Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc.; Brad Fenzl of TDS Metrocom; Allan Franti of Advanced Wireless Solutions; Tom Hoffman of Allstate Insurance; Phil Hickman of Park Bank; Jacqueline Mamayek of M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank; Kelly Morton of University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus; Jason Renaud of Jade Technologies; Jack Shaw of AJS Productions; Suzanne Reiner of Tri City National Bank; Dennis Terry of Admobile of Southeast Wisconsin and Randall Winkler of Disciplined Financial Services, Inc.


Draabe Industrietechnik GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, selected Mercury, Elm Grove, as its marketing and advertising partner for an international direct mail campaign. Draabe is looking to promote the economic benefits of Draabe humidification products in the United States and Canada. Draabe is an independently operating entity of the air conditioning division of the AxAir Group.


Director Connector (, an online service that matches prospective board members with organizations has broadened its focus from the Madison area to Milwaukee and the rest of southern Wisconsin. The service provides a meeting place for both for-profit and non-profit organizations and individuals interested in investing in an organization on the board of directors level. The site was jointly formed by the Madison office of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP and Candela Solutions, Madison, in February. Once DirectorConnector is successfully servicing southern Wisconsin, the site’s founders plan to target the rest of Wisconsin and Chicago.

Terasen Utility Services

The City of Medford, Mass., has chosen Terasen Utility Services, Milwaukee, to be the prime contractor for the exchange of Medford’s entire water meter population, including residential and commercial meters. Terasen will replace the meters with a fixed-network automated meter reading system. Terasen Utility Services partnered with American Meter Co. (AMCO) Water Metering Systems, Horsham, Pa., and Hexagram, Cleveland, and is also meeting Medford’s minority business goals by utilizing an East Coast minority business firm for product distribution. The contract will result in the installation of about 14,000 water meters over the next 12 months. Terasen will provide project management, full-time field installation staff, office and warehouse space, inventory management services, vehicles, uniforms and will manage a call center.

Oconomowoc Area Foundation

The Oconomowoc Area Foundation received a $10,000 gift from First Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc, to assist with the foundation’s objectives. The foundations objectives are to provide grants to local charitable and civic groups for projects that address caring for children, developing youth, helping the less fortunate, preserving the environment and enriching the community both culturally and economically.

Boelter + Lincoln Marketing Communications

Boelter + Lincoln Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, was chosen as the marketing communications agency of record for the 2005 Wisconsin State Fair. Boelter + Lincoln will provide a full range of marketing communications services including advertising, media planning and buying and public relations consulting.

Germantown Iron & Steel Corp.

Germantown Iron & Steel Corp., Richfield, received an award for outstanding craftsmanship in the Ernest Wiemann Top Job Awards Competition sponsored by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA). The project that won an award was a complete stair system in the entrance of the Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza, Oconomowoc. The building was designed and built by MSI General, Oconomowoc. This is the second consecutive year that Germantown Iron & Steel received an award in the competition. Another southeastern Wisconsin winner in the competition was Bighorn Forge, Inc., Kewaskum.

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