Bubbler Executive Appointments and Awards


Mount Mary honors faculty members

Mount Mary College, in Milwaukee, recently presented its 2010 “Excellence in Teaching” awards to Ann Angel, M.F.A, assistant professor of English and Lynne Berendsen, Ph.D., adjunct instructor in Psychology, Angel, joined the Mount Mary faculty in 1989 and teaches numerous undergraduate and graduate level English and writing courses. She has published 13 books for teens and adults. The most recent, Janis Joplin: Rise up Singing, will be released October 1st.
Berendsen joined Mount Mary in 1997. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at Mount Mary, she serves as a clinical psychologist at Life-Span Family Services in Brookfield and she is actively involved in local, state and national professional organizations and has served as co-author on the psychology of gender and racial issues.

Harley adds Levi Strauss CEO to board

Harley-Davidson Inc. announced the election of John Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Levi Strauss & Co., to Harley’s board of directors.
"Like Harley-Davidson, Levi’s is one of the world’s most highly-regarded brands. John’s rich experience with international operations and growing the Levi’s brand globally adds valuable expertise and an important dimension to our own focus on global growth for the Harley-Davidson brand," said Harley chairman Barry Allen.
Anderson has expertise in merchandising, marketing and operations. Among other leadership positions in his 30-year career with Levi Strauss, he has served as president of the company’s Asia Pacific Division; president of its Global Sourcing Organization; president of Levi Strauss Canada and Latin America; interim president of Levi Strauss Europe; and vice president of merchandising and product development for the U.S. Levi’s brand.

Brewers promote scouting personnel

Milwaukee Brewers executive vice president and general manager Doug Melvin today announced several promotions and staff changes to the team’s operations department.
Dick Groch was named special assistant to the general manager. Zack Minasian was named director of professional scouting. Karl Mueller was named director of video scouting and baseball research for pro scouting. All three will report directly to Melvin.
Groch will enter his ninth season with Milwaukee and 31st year of professional scouting in 2011. He will continue to evaluate professional players on every level as well as recommending players to the general manager.
“Dick’s experience and versatility as a professional scout remains an asset to the Brewers organization,” said Melvin.  “Dick is a high-energy employee who is very capable of making sound player evaluation decisions.  We will draw on his broad scouting experience and have him perform many valued functions and special assignments inclusive of seeing our Major League club more, and also evaluating our entire minor league system.”
Minasian will enter his seventh season in the Brewers front office and managing of Brewers pro scouts in 2011. From the Brewers offices in Milwaukee, Minasian will oversee the team’s 13-man pro scouting staff and keep Melvin informed of approximately 6,000 professional player reports throughout every level. 
Mueller will enter his eighth year with Milwaukee in 2011. He has been the manager of advance scouting but will now take on the responsibilities of evaluating talent using video, baseball research and analytical studies to assist in player transactions.  Mueller will also retain responsibilities in assisting with contract negotiations and the coordinating of the advance scouting during the season.
The Brewers also announced today that the following scouts have agreed to terms for next year: Chris Bosio, Marv Thompson, Tom Mooney, Brad Delbarba, Leon Wurth, Ben McLure, Larry Aaron, Tom Wheeler, Bryan Gale, Cory Melvin, Ryan Thompson, Derek Watson and Joe Kowal.

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