Personnel File


Kolb+Co. S.C., Brookfield, recently welcomed seven new employees: Wade Balson, auditing and accounting manager; Sean Berry, audit senior; Holly Gilgenbach, administrative assistant; Evelyn Jones, medical billing data entry specialist; Eric Jung, staff accountant; and Heather Mezera, senior accountant.

Advertising & Public Relations

Fullhouse Media, Milwaukee, recently promoted Eric Zoromski to president and hired Jim Vaughn as digital signage manager and Devon Smullen as creative director for business communications.

Primum Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, recently hired Karren Jeske as director of public relations. She most recently served as marketing communications manager for a biotech company in Madison.

Core Creative, Inc., Milwaukee recently added Andrea Evert as an account executive to its firm.

Kris Jenson has joined Bader Rutter & Associates, Brookfield, as a senior art director. Jenson has more than 20 years of agency experience and most recently served as vice president and associate creative director for Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee. 

Banking & Finance

Benjamin Becker recently joined First Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc, as vice president of commercial banking. He has nearly ten years of banking experience with over five of those years focused on commercial lending. He will serve customers throughout the Greater Milwaukee area.

David Provancher recently joined WaterStone Bank as vice president and chief credit officer bringing more than 23 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining WaterStone Bank, he held the position of vice president- business credit center manager at M&I Marshal & Ilsley Bank in Milwaukee.

Alan Barnes has joined the LPL Financial branch office located at Layton State Bank in Greendale. He has more than 12 years of experience in the wealth management industry and offers a wide variety of investment and insurance products and services to individuals and businesses.

Building & Construction

Constructions Forms, Port Washington, recently appointed Jim Clark as sales manager – Latin America. Clark will oversee all sales development in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean islands, where Con Forms has seen continuous increases in demand for their high quality concrete pumping systems. 


Brian Turk was recently added as principle planner to the Milwaukee branch of Lake Mills-based Civi Tek Consulting LLC. He has 19 years of community planning experience.


The Milwaukee office of Graef, Anhalt, Schloemer and Associates, Inc. recently announced the following staff additions: Jason Gross, structural engineer; Jeffrey Drews, structural technician; and Elizabeth Findley, administrative assistant in human resource department. 

Health Care

Perinatologist Dr. Tracy Tomlinson, has been appointed assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and to the medical staffs of Froedtert Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin;

Sylvain Baillet, has been appointed associate professor of neurology at MCW, and scientific director of Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College’s MEG program; Jill Gershan was recently appointed assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of hematology and oncology at MCW; Dr. Sam Hwang, an internationally recognized researcher in skin cancer biology, has been appointed chairman and professor of dermatology at MCW, and will practice at Froedtert Hospital and the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee; and Dr. Sanjay Khiani, has been appointed assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of allergy and immunology at MCW, and to the medical staff of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Laura Roberts, chairman and Charles E. Kubly Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at MCW was also recently elected as the first woman to be president of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry.

Tom White, director of Distribution Services at Aurora Health Care, has been named vice president of Ancillary Services for the Aurora Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin White has been at Aurora since 2003. Debra Miller has also joined Aurora Health Care as vice president of corporate affairs in the South Region, which encompasses Kenosha, Racine, Walworth and Rock counties.

Lee Thomas recently became the new environmental services director for Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa. Thomas has over 20 years of director level experience. He also has project engineer experience where he set up new systems, processes and management teams for over 25 hospitals.

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, has appointed Dr. Sheila Moore, medical director of Radiology. Dr. Moore also is professor and chief of Pediatric Radiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a member of Children’s Specialty Group.

Hospitality & Entertainment

The Brookfield Suites Hotel and Convention Center, Brookfield, has recently hired Jeremy Rynders as assistant general manager. He previously managed an all inclusive resort in Arizona for the last ten years.

Legal Service

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. recently announced the addition of Carl Artman as shareholder in its Indian Nations and Environmental & Energy Practice Groups. Six associate attorneys were also added to its Milwaukee office: Rebecca Hamrin, real estate; Adam Loomans, corporate; Alia Mendez, securities; Wendy Richards, tax; Eric Weiss, litigation; and Peter Wilder, financial institutions.

Ryan Kromholz and Manion, S.C., Brookfield, recently made attorney Dan Johnson partner of the law firm. Johnson has been with the law firm as an associate since its inception ten years ago.

Cook & Franke S.C., Milwaukee, recently announced that Katie Tetzlaff joined the firm in its nonprofit management and government relations practice area. Previously she worked at Executive Directors Inc., Milwaukee.


Bushman Equipment, Inc., Butler, recently hired Paul Karrels as application engineer. He most recently worked at Air Logic Power Systems in Milwaukee.

Social Organizations

La Causa, Inc., Milwaukee’s leading comprehensive network of bilingual child development and social services programs, recently welcomed Jorge Perez Izquierdo, senior vice president, Manpower Staffing, to its board. 


HK Systems, Inc., New Berlin, recently announced that Eric Thatcher has been appointed account executive for HK Production Logistics, a division of HK Systems. James Swensen has also been appointed account executive for Aftermarket Customer Service at HK Systems.

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