Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:57 am
Lakeland College president to retire
Lakeland College president Stephen Gould has announced a timeline for his retirement.
Gould has been with the administration for the past 12 years, the search for a new president is expected to last 14 to 16 months and Gould, age 65 will remain in his position until a successor has been hired.
Gould came to Lakeland in 1970 as a German instructor, and has held leadership positions throughout the institution.
During his tenure, the college has experienced significant growth in enrollment, fundraising and the endowment fund. The construction of the Laun Center for Busienss and Technology as well as three state-of-the-art residence halls were also completed during his reign and significant renovations to the science center, visitors center and the athletic center were also completed.
Rauh joins investment firm
Hirtle, Callaghan & Co., one of the nation’s largest privately held investment firms, announced today it has hired veteran Milwaukee banker James Rauh to be its regional managing director and head of its Chicago office.
Rauh brings more than 30 years of investment leadership experience, to his new position at the company, which is based in West Conshohocken, Pa.
Rauh spent the last 13 years in senior leadership positions at Northern Trust Company. He most recently served as executive vice president and head of the Advisory Services Group for the company’s Personal Financial Services division. Additionally, he served as a director of Northern Trust Global Advisor, Inc., and a director and registered principal of Northern Trust Securities Inc. He previously oversaw Northern Trust’s Milwaukee office.
Before joining Northern Trust, Rauh served on the management committee of Samuel C. Johnson’s bank holding company, Johnson Financial Group. Rauh was president of both Johnson Trust Company and Johnson Asset Management.
Rauh also spent more than 20 years with Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. in Milwaukee, where he served as senior vice president, director and member of several committees.
"I’m delighted to welcome Jim Rauh to Hirtle Callaghan," said Jonathan Hirtle, chief executive officer. "We continue to grow, because our clients continue to place their trust in our business model. The Hirtle Callaghan culture emphasizes service, logic, discipline and integrity, and we are very pleased that Jim has joined our team."
Hirtle Callaghan manages $20 billion in assets. Founded in 1988, the company’s clients include family groups, endowments, foundations and pension funds.
Williams will succeed Finley at helm of Milwaukee Public Museum
The Milwaukee Public Museum has named veteran banking executive Jay Williams to be its next president and chief executive officer.
The museum board unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Williams, who will leave his position as chairman of PrivateBank-Milwaukee and assume his new position on July 1.
Williams will succeed Dan Finley, who plans to leave the position and move to California.
The museum is operated by the nonprofit Milwaukee Public Museum Inc., but its building and exhibit collections are owned by Milwaukee County.
“Jay Williams is an outstanding pick as the next president of the Milwaukee Public Museum,” said Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker. “I’ve worked with him on business and charitable projects, and he always performs well. I am ready to work with Jay to continue to make our museum one of the best in the world.”
Paragon Award winners announced
The local 2010 Paragon Awards which honor public relations achievements and communication excellence were presented to local individuals and firms earlier this week.
The Public Relations Society of America’s Wisconsin chapter annually presents the Paragon Communicator Award to an individual who uses public relations and or communication skills in the performance of their responsibilities. This year’s award was given to Rich Meeusen, president and CEO of Badger Meter, Inc.,
The Dorothy Thomas Black Award recognizes sustained superior performance in public relations and was presented to Carolyn Bellin, chief public relations officer for Froedtert Hospital. Other awards presented included:
- Media Relations Program: Core Creative, merit award for Verizon Droid Media Launch
- Media Relations Program: Clear Verve Marketing, excellence award for MLK Street Jam Media Relations Program: Mueller Communications, merit award for Moore Oil
- Media Relations Program: Bader Rutter & Associates, merit award for Dairy Sustainability
- Media Relations Program: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for Cranberries with International Flair
- Media Relations Program: Zeppos & Associates, merit award for Go Go Gokey!
- Media Relations Program: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for Moo-la-palooza Integrated Communications: Fiserv, excellence award for Rebranding the Organization Community Relations: Zizzo Group, merit award for US Cellular
- Community Relations: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for New Artistic Director Marketing Consumer Products or Services: Emerald Isle Marketing + PR, merit award for CCI Systems – Broadband to Rural Marketing
- Marketing Business to Business: Standard Process Inc., merit award for Ground Shipping campaign
- Marketing Business to Business: Bader Rutter & Associates, merit award for Eastman 2009 Program – Transforming Plastics
- Public Affairs Program: Mueller Communications, merit award for Moderne
- Public Affairs Program: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award Bringing MMA Safety to Wisconsin
- Public Service Program: Creatonomy, Inc., merit award for Vaccine Event
- Public Service Program: Core Creative, excellence award for Children’s Flu Fighters Grassroots Marketing Program: Celtic, Inc., merit award for Coleman Road Show Grassroots Marketing Program: Buzz Monkeys, Inc., merit award for Warhol at Milwaukee Art Museum
- Grassroots Marketing Program: Emerald Isle Marketing, excellence award for Guerrilla Approach to Growing Catholic Schools
- Crisis Communications Program: Scheibel Halaska, merit award for Milacron
- Internal Communications Program: Froedtert Hospital, excellence award for Electronic Records go-live
- Excellence Media Relations Tactics: Boelter & Lincoln, excellence award for WDOT Gangster Media Tour
- Media Relations Tactics: VISIT Milwaukee, excellence award for GO Inflight Magazine Media Relations Tactics: Bader Rutter & Associates, merit award for GE Healthcare Virtual Deskside Visits
- Media Relations Tactics: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for Cranberries: Snack of the Day
- Media Relations Tactics: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for Dr. Yun, WI Realtors
- Special Events: Zizzo Group, merit award for Calling All Communities
- Special Events: Mueller Communications, merit award for. Foley Governor’s Event Special Events: Cramer-Krasselt PR, excellence award for Air Tran Home Runs with Ryan Braun
- E-Newsletters: Creatonomy Inc., excellence award for Columbia Mom e-News
- E-Newsletters: WDA, merit award for Executive Director’s Update
- Blogs: Brown & Martin, excellence award for Chip Martin’s Blog
- Social Media- One Time Event: Boelter & Lincoln, excellence award for Lakefront Brewery: Wheat Monkey
- Social Media- One Time Event: Zizzo Group, excellence award for Ward’s House of Prime
- Social Media- One Time Event: Mueller Communication, merit award for Greater Milwaukee Committee
- Social Media-Ongoing Campaign: Air Force Reserve, excellence award for Air Force Social Media Launch
- Social Media-Ongoing Campaign: Comet Branding + PR, merit award for Grand Geneva Winter Sports
- Direct Mail: Emerald Isle, merit award for Raising Revenues in Recession: St. Francis de Sales Seminary
- Annual Reports: Froedtert, merit award for Nursing Annual Report
- Annual Reports – Publicly Held: Vollrath Associates, merit award for Badger Meter Brochures: Danbridge Communications, merit award for Milwaukee Women Inc. Brochures: Mueller Communications, merit award for City of Glendale
- Brochures: Zeppos and Associates, merit award for Flambeau Mining
- Newsletters: WDA, merit award for WDA Journal
- Public Service Announcements: Staples Marketing, excellence award for WisDOT; Zero Deaths
- Video or Audio Programs: Zeppos & Associates, merit award for. North Shore Bank Miscellaneous: Zeppos & Associates, excellence award for Expanding Free Ride Program
Wisconsin companies receive awards for environmental stewardship
Nine Wisconsin companies have received the 2010 Business Friend of the Environment Awards for leadership in pollution prevention, environmental innovation, and environmental stewardship from the Wisconsin Environmental Working Group, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.
"As Wisconsin businesses strive to excel in tough economic times, these winning companies have proven that you can protect the environment and run a strong business," said Scott Manley, director of the Wisconsin Environmental Working Group. "These winners demonstrate that protecting the environment is the right thing to do, and less waste means more profit."
The recipients of the awards include: Pollution Prevention – Madison Golf and Development Group LLC, Middleton; ERCO Worldwide (USA) Inc., Port Edwards; Frito-Lay Inc., Beloit; Environmental Innovation – Wisconsin Grocers Association Inc., Madison; Paragon Development Systems, Oconomowoc; Madison Gas and Electric Company, Madison; Environmental Stewardship – Northwoods Paper Converting Inc., Beaver Dam; Orion Energy Systems Inc., Manitowoc; and American Transmission Company, DePere.
A panel of judges representing industry, an environmental group, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and academia select the Business Friend of the Environment winners.