Personnel File

Accounting

The Milwaukee office of Schenck Business Solutions, Appleton, promoted Barbara Barkhaus to tax supervisor; Christie Felton, Mary Seidl and Judith Haven to tax manager; and Spencer Styles to senior account manager. Barkhaus has been with Schenck since 2005. Felton has been with Schenck since 1999 and specializes in the real estate industry. Seidl has been with Schenck since 2004. Haven has been with Schenck since 1998 and has more than 15 years accounting experience. Styles has been with Schenck since 2006.

Advertising & Public Relations

Matt Hensler joined Zizzo Group Advertising and Public Relations, Milwaukee, as an account manager on the account services team. Hensler has five years of advertising and marketing experience. Prior to joining Zizzo, Hensler served as an account executive at Integré Advertising, Waukesha.

Scheibel Halaska, Milwaukee, hired Carissa Gingras as an account manager for their client services team. Prior to joining Scheibel Halaska, Gingras worked as an account supervisor for Laughlin/Constable, Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, hired Mary Bridges as the director of marketing and communications. Prior to joining the museum staff, Bridges ran her own marketing firm, Bridges Marketing, Brookfield. Bridges is chairperson of the Milwaukee World Festival Marketing Committee and was formerly chairperson of the International Festivals and Events Association. 

Architecture

William Hodgins joined PDC Midwest, Hartland as an architectural technician. Hodgins has more than eight years of architectural and construction experience. Prior to joining PDC Midwest, Hodgins focused on health care and education related building designs. 

Banking & Finance

Lola Roeh, general manager and vice president of The Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake, joined the advisory board of the Elkhart Lake office of Community Bank & Trust, Sheboygan.

Community Bank & Trust, Sheboygan, promoted  Tim Sachse to senior vice president of private banking and mortgage specialist for the companies Glendale location. Sachse has more than 25 years in the lending industry. Sachse most recently served as senior vice president of retail lending.

Mertz Associates, Inc. Waukesha, promoted Corey Vanderpoel to vice president. Vanderpoel has been with Mertz as an analyst since 2003. Vanderpoel earned a BBA with honors in Finance and Management Information Systems from UW-Oshkosh, and earned his MBA from Marquette University.

Building & Construction

VJS Construction Services (VJS), Pewaukee, promoted Rich Wieloch to director of special projects. Wieloch joined VJS in 1999 and most recently served as assistant project manager.

The Milwaukee office for Gilbane Building Company, Providence, R.I., has promoted Bob Fenlon to senior project executive; John Grunau to senior project engineer; David Kwiatkowski to area superintendent; Nate Gebert to assistant project manager; and Michelle Skaar to human resources generalist. The Milwaukee office for Gilbane Building Company also hired Jamie Spartz, John Tocci and T.J. Lewis as a part of an expansion to the company’s building information modeling (BIM) department. Spartz joined Gilbane’s BIM department as a virtual construction engineer. Tocci and Lewis joined Gilbane as associate virtual construction engineers in the BIM department.

Education

Mount Mary College promoted Eileen Schwalbach to provost. Schwalbach has been with Mount Mary since 1997 and most recently served as vice president of academic and student affairs. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and a master’s degree and doctoral degree from UW-Milwaukee.

Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, hired Nicole Butler as resident director; Michael Borst as instructor of occupational therapy; Derick Cornelius as director of Design Your Future Program; Jennifer Delwiche as instructor of nursing; Aaron Dobberstein as graduate admission counselor; Janine Emmer Fleurimond as admission counselor; and Jamesas admission counselor.

Health Care

Paul Sabin joined Interplan Health Group (IHG), Farmington, Conn., a division of The Parker Group Lubbock, Texas, as regional vice president of provider networks for Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Sabin will be located in the Milwaukee office. Sabin has more than 20 years of experience in provider network management and health care and provider administration.

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, appointed Brian Fidlin to program director for the Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Management (NEW) Kids Program. Fidlin serves as a pediatric psychologist at the hospital. He holds a bachelor’s degree from UW-Milwaukee, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois-Springfield and a doctorate of psychology from Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology.

Four doctors have joined the medical staff at Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, including Danielle Anderson, Pamela Wolfe and Paul Nicholas, who all specialize in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Barbara Zarnecki who specializes in internal medicine/hospitalist at Infinity Healthcare Physicians.

Hospitality & Entertainment

Chef Elliott Faulkner joined Meredith’s on the Bay at Timmer’s Resort on Big Cedar Lake, West Bend. Faulkner’s culinary credits include restaurants in Cincinnati and the greater Milwaukee area. 

Insurance

A.N. Ansay & Associates, Port Washington, hired Todd Johnson to the employee benefit department and as a 401(k) sales consultant. Johnson has more than eight years in the 401(k) field and is a licensed investment advisor with series 7 and 66 designations as well as life and health insurance licenses.

Legal Services

Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C., Milwaukee, hired Attorney Stephen Largent to the firm’s Worker’s Compensation Law Practice, a specialty within the firm’s Human Resources Law Group. Largent earned his law degree in 2007 from Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minn.; and a master’s and bachelors of arts degree in business administration in 1997 and 1996 from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill. Largent is a member of the Wisconsin State Bar Association. 

Manufacturing

Wixon, St. Francis, promoted Mariano Gascon to vice president of research and development. Gascon joined Wixon in 1997 and most recently served as flavor lab director. Gascon has more than 17 years of experience in flavor creation

William Treffert resigned as CEO of Generac Power Systems, Waukesha, and Edward LeBlanc has been named his replacement. Treffert had been with Generac 31 years. LeBlanc served as non-executive chairman of the company’s board of directors for the past year, and has more than 20 years of executive management experience in the industrial and consumer products industry.

Professional Athletics

The Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee, promoted Sally Andrist to vice president of human resources and Joe Zidanic to vice president and controller. Andrist has been with the Brewers for four years and recently served as senior director of human resources and office management. Zidanic has been with the Brewers for five years and recently served as senior director and controller.

Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Wisconsin Region, Mequon, hired Benjamin Boeshaar as a sales associate in the downtown office; Bridget Lenz, Aparna Daty and Curt Nash in the Glendale office; Esmirna Criollo in the Mequon office; Greg Jablonowski in the Menomonee Falls office; Mary Burleigh, Dan Hayden and Barbara Kraus in the metro west suburban office, Brookfield; Joan Qualley and Jeff Sweet in the Racine office; and Brian Feucht and Susan Corcoran in the West Bend office.

Jody Nelson, executive vice president for business development at NAI MLG Commercial, Brookfield, will serve as president of Building Owners and Managers Association of Wisconsin and the Apartment Owners and Managers Association of Greater Milwaukee (BOMA/AOMA), Milwaukee.

Retail

Fontarome Chemical, Inc., St. Francis, promoted Mike McNello to vice president of its flavors and fragrance ingredients business. McNello will be responsible for Fontarome’s wholly-owned subsidiary, FCI S.A.S., in Paris, France, as well as all of Fontarome global flavor and fragrance operations. McNello previously worked at Sigma-Aldrich. 

Staffing

Elite Human Capital Group, Brookfield, hired Kaycee Whitaker as director of recruitment and Jennifer Flanagan as senior staffing specialist. Whitaker graduated from the University of San Diego and was previously employed as a sales manager for Milwaukeejobs.com. Flanagan is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee and previously worked for Studio 890 Salons and Today’s Office Staffing.

Technology

Becky Harmatys joined MasterLink, Menomonee Falls, as an account manager. Harmatys has eight years experience in sales and business consulting. Prior to joining MasterLink, Harmatys served as an account manager for the American Red Cross in Southeastern Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

Ryan Finco joined Layer One Media, Milwaukee, as a project manager. Prior to joining Layer One Media, Finco served as a senior project manager at CarSpot.com, Milwaukee.

Julia Wort joined AQS, Hartland, as vice president of partner relations. Wort has more than 18 years of experience in sales, operations, strategic account management and business coaching.

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