Clifton Gunderson LLP, Wauwatosa, recently announced the additions of Christine Ludwig and Jessica Everard as tax associates and Jonathan Otte, Scott Fornander and Alexander Marek as assurance associates to the firm.
Jefferson Wells International Inc., Milwaukee, recently announced that Ajoy Bose has joined as global director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Center of Expertise. In this role, Bose will be responsible for the strategic plan for an international finance and M&A services practice to support the firm’s global presence.
Advertising & Public Relations
Avicom Marketing Communications, Waukesha, recently hired Tom Scheel as promotional merchandise director to help grow and lead their existing promotional department. Scheel comes to Avicom with over 30 years of experience in the marketing services industry.
Jim Pankow Inc., Plymouth, recently announced the additions of Tony Tislau and Ray Cash as two professionals to their design/build team. Tislau joined the company as an architect in training, specializing in 3D Revit building design, and Cash joined the company as an experienced estimator.
Zimmerman Architectural Studios Inc., Milwaukee, recently added Jeneen Perkins to its Accounting division as an accountant.
Banking & Finance
Community Bank & Trust, Sheboygan, promoted Eric Hesselink to office president and Kate Holfeltz to vice president of collections at the Sheboygan Falls office.
Nation Consulting, Milwaukee, recently announced the addition of Emily Lenard as its newest associate. Lenard previously served as an intern in the Milwaukee office of Governor Jim Doyle.
William Wendorff recently joined Wisconsin Lutheran High School, Milwaukee, as the director of communication.
The Milwaukee office of Graef, Anhalt, Schloemer and Associates Inc. recently announced the following staff additions: Geri Jeffers and Maggie Fortman as administrative assistants in the Facilities Group, and Kristin Schroeder as proposal coordinator in the Infrastructure Group.
YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee recently announced that Christos Chronis has been named associate vice president of financial development. Chronis most recently served as the director of development for the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
Aurora Health Care recently named Randall McKennie vice president of operations for Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. McKennie makes this transition after five years as vice president of operations for Aurora West Allis Medical Center.
Sheri Johnson was recently appointed assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of community medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa. Her clinical and research interests include stress and coping, and health equity. Johnson has been affiliated with the Medical College since 2004, when she was appointed core scientist at the Center for AIDS Intervention Research. She recently served as administrator and state health officer for the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Division of Public Health.
Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group recently announced Dr. Jerry Hardacre II was elected as the 52nd President of the Midwest Surgical Association. Midwest Surgical Association is a surgical organization made up of surgeons who have established reputations as practitioners, authors, teachers and/or original investigators. Hardacre has been a member MSA since 1993. Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group also recently added two new physicians to its staff.
Dr. Joshua Pessin, joined the General Surgery Department at WFH-All Saints, and Dr. Andrea Valeri, obstetrics/ gynecology, and is the newest member of Wheaton Franciscan Medical Group’s Women’s Health Department in Racine.
Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, recently added four doctors to its medical staff: Dr.Wesley Lafferty, hospitalist at Columbia St. Mary’s, Milwaukee; Dr. Ty Carroll, endocrinology at Medical College of Wisconsin, West Allis; Dr. Joshua Levin, physical medicine and rehabilitation at Aurora Advanced Healthcare, Mequon; and Dr. Tilottama Majumdar, eICU telemedicine, pulmonary and critical care at Critical Care Solutions, Menomonee Falls.
Froedtert & Community Health senior vice president and chief human resources officer, John Zorbini, recently completed the Health Care Advisory Board’s (HCAB) Fellowship Program. The program encompasses six three-day intensive sessions over the course of two years. In addition to the highly interactive classroom work, assignments and projects are also part of the program. Zorbini, who was a vice president at Community Memorial Hospital before his promotion to a system-level role, was assigned a Community Memorial Hospital coach, who discussed content, reinforced concepts and supported project work between sessions.
Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group, S.C., Port Washington, recently announced that Gordon Wright has joined the firm as a patent attorney, and Stephanie Mueller Laundre has joined the firm as an intellectual property attorney.
Stephanie Lecci recently joined WUWM 89.7 FM, Milwaukee Public Radio as coordinating producer for Lake Effect. As a coordinating producer, Lecci will schedule interviews, assist with editing segments and occasionally interview guests.
The Kern Family Foundation, Waukesha, has announced the appointment of Greg Forster as program director for American History, Economics & Religion. Forster comes to the foundation from the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, Indianapolis, where he served as director of research for the past three years.
Trish Haudricourt was recently named executive director of Gilda’s Club Southeastern Wisconsin, a free support community for those affected by cancer. Haudricourt comes to Gilda’s Club after spending the last four years at the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens, Milwaukee, as executive director.
Jewish Family Services, Inc., Milwaukee, recently announced that Heidi Hoffeditz has been appointed as infant bonding coordinator in the agency’s Counseling and Clinical Division. Infant Bonding is a program that offers services to parents, grandparents and child care providers serving children ages birth to three in order to enhance their ability to provide a stimulating and nurturing environment to young children. She has a wide variety of experience in the field of education and early childhood development, programming and research.
The Management Association, Waukesha, recently announced that Kristine Hillmer has joined the organization as vice president of association management. Hillmer also recently received certification renewal as a Certified Association Executive from the American Society of Association Executives. The CAE is the highest professional credential in the association industry.
Security MicroImaging, Milwaukee, recently expanded its ECM Services Team to include Shannon Keating in the newly created role of ECM services senior support engineer. Keating has more than 10 years of experience in a progression of enterprise solutions/systems administrator capacities, including managing and maintaining document imaging solutions.
Gran-Aire Inc., the fixed base operator at Timmerman Airport, Milwaukee, recently promoted Gary Bavuso to head the revamped aircraft maintenance department. Bavuso has been with Gran-Aire, Inc. for nine years.