Personnel File


Freyberg Hinkle Ashland Powers & Stowell S.C., Brookfield, recently announced that Peter Van Ermen has joined the staff.

Advertising & Public Relations

Z2 Marketing, Pewaukee, recently announced the addition of two employees. Kerry Tasch joins Z2 as a graphic designer, and Christina Nelson joins Z2 as a public relations account coordinator, as well as a copywriter.

Carol Polacek was recently promoted to senior brand strategist at Bader Rutter & Associates, Brookfield, in the agency’s brand management group.

Zizzo Group Advertising and Public Relations, Milwaukee, recently promoted Karissa Feller to account executive. She most recently served as account coordinator for Zizzo.

Banking & Finance

WaterStone Bank, Wauwatosa, recently announced that Michael Anton Adam was hired as a commercial real estate loan officer. Doug Winquist was also added as senior mortgage loan officer. He brings more than 29 years of experience in the financial industry.

Building & Construction

Mortenson Construction Company recently announced the addition of Jeff Eckstein, as project development manager in its Brookfield office. He has more than 22 years of industry experience.


Troy St. Martin recently joined ExPrT Graphics and Signs, Menomonee Falls, as a sales director. He brings 10 years of consultative sales experience to the position.

Health Care

Ruta Bajorunaite was recently appointed assistant professor of population health in the division of biostatistics at The Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.  Dr. Robert Chun was also recently appointed assistant professor of otolaryngology and communication sciences at MCW, and to the medical staff of Masters Family Speech and Hearing Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.

Andrew Greene, professor of physiology at The Medical College of Wisconsin, was recently appointed the editor of the journal Physiological Genomics by The American Physiological Society Publications Committee.

Dr. Robert Wells, Dr. Brian Lundeen and Dr. Seng Ong recently became full time employees of Pediatric Diagnostic Imaging with stand-alone clinics in Milwaukee and Franklin. All previously worked at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.

Aurora Advanced Healthcare recently announced that Dr. Jeff Kleiner has joined the Pain Management physician staff at the Good Hope Clinic in Milwaukee, Cedar Creek Clinic in Grafton and Northwest Clinic in Milwaukee. Dr. Scott Kamelle and Dr. Peter Johnson also recently joined the Gynecologic Oncology staff at the Good Hope Clinic.

Dr. B Li, professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and physician at Children’s Hospital, Wauwatosa, was recently elected the new president of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and will serve from 2008-2010.

Hospitality & Entertainment

Peter Donahue has been named general manager at Dream Dance, Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s fine-dining restaurant. Donahue most recently served as general manager at Milwaukee’s Mason Street Grill.

Legal Services

Quarles & Brady LLP recently announced that attorneys Sarah Brindley, Amy Ciepluch and Katie Maloney Perhach have been promoted to partner at the firm’s Milwaukee office.

Management Services

Lori Rathje recently joined Association Acumen LLC, Milwaukee, as administrative coordinator and meeting planner.


The National Seasoning Manufacturers Association recently named Tim Sonntag as president for a two-year term. He is the vice president of Quality and Technical Services for Wixon, Inc., St. Francis.

Brad Klaus has joined Construction Forms, Inc., Port Washington as the company’s human resources manager. He brings 20 years of experience in manufacturing hiring and recruitment, development programs, safety, and training. 

Professional Athletics

The Milwaukee Brewers recently promoted four front office staff members to director-level positions. Deron Anderson has been promoted to director of audio/video production, Dave Nelson to director of alumni relations, Katina Shaw to director of community relations and Teddy Werner to director of business operations. 

Professional Organizations

The Better Business Bureau Board of Directors recently named Liz Fredrichs of the BBB of Wisconsin executive vice president. Fredrichs joined the BBB in spring of 2001 after a prior position as vice president of Waukesha Staffing Services, d.b.a. Manpower, Inc.

Real Estate

Mid-America Real Estate LLC, Milwaukee, recently announced the hiring of Erik Waisanen as a broker associate for the property representation team.


Layer One Media, Milwaukee-based web design and development firm, recently announced the addition of Jim Graf to its staff as project management director. He previously served as project director for nine years at Whittman-Hart, Chicago.

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