Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:54 am
Arts & Entertainment
Skylight Opera Theatre, Milwaukee has hired Jim Farrell as the company’s new development director. Farrell is currently serving as the director of corporate and foundation relations at The Milwaukee Repertory Theater, he has also had a career as a theatre artist and a playwright.
Milwaukee Irish Fest has elected its 2011 officers. They include: Donna Brady, president; Cathy Ward, vice president; Kevin Costello, secretary and Mike Dahm, treasurer. Newly elected board members include: Barb Tyler, Mary Alice Tierney, Dahm Brady, Timm Heck, Jerry McCloskey and Stewart Oliver.
Banking & Finance
Dean LaGrow has joined Ways to Work, Inc., Milwaukee, as national operations manager. Ways to Work is a national consumer loan program based in Milwaukee that is targeted toward working poor families.
First Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc, has promoted Casey Diderrich to commercial lender, assistant vice president. He has nearly 10 years experience in the financial industry.
Building & Construction
VJS Construction Services, Pewaukee, has hired Chris Coggins as a project manager. Coggins comes to VJS with a background working with one of the nation’s leading multibillion dollar construction firms.
Reserve Advisors, Milwaukee, has hired Paul Brownlee as director of business development. Reserve Advisors provides reserve studies and insurance appraisals to more than 6,000 homeowner associations and property managers throughout the country.
Crispell-Snyder, Inc., Lake Geneva, has announced that Nik Damro, P.E. has passed the Wisconsin Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam and has been promoted to senior project engineer. Damro recently joined Crispell-Snyder as a transportation engineer in its Milwaukee regional office.
Herzing University, Milwaukee, has hired John Baun as director of faculty development and Todd LaSota as its new regional director of admissions. The two will focus on faculty development and student recruitment for the University.
James Loftus, vice president of enrollment management and student services at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, has been named the eighth president of Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee. Loftus will begin his term in July 2011 and will replace Kent Bergemann, who has served as interim president since January 2010.