Personnel File


RitzHolman CPAs, Milwaukee, recently announced the additions of Kelly Peterson and Wade Piazza as staff accountants.

Advertising & Public Relations

Andy Narrai, vice president of client services and a partner at Scheibel Halaska, Milwaukee, was recently elected as national treasurer of the American Advertising Federation by the organization’s board of directors.  

Cramer-Krasselt, recently added Michael Fazende as creative director in its Milwaukee office. He has over 25 years of advertising experience.

Banking & Finance

Paramount Financial Strategies, LLC, Waukesha, recently announced that Robert Ryan has joined the firm as a principal. He has more then 35 years of experience.

Landmark Credit Union, New Berlin, recently announced that Michael Maxwell has been elected chairman of the board of directors.

Mason Wells Buyout Funds, Milwaukee, recently promoted Asim Khan, Jay Radtke and Ben Holbrook to directors; and John Martin to associate within the organization.

Building & Construction

Campbell Construction JD Inc., Waukesha, recently announced that Sal Bando Jr., has joined the company as its business development manager.

Mortenson Construction, Brookfield, recently announced the additions of Mike Hector and Patrick Whaley as field engineers on the Wisconsin team.  


ActionCOACH, Elm Grove, recently named Judi Murphy as director of strategic alliances. Murphy has a 20-year background in sales and marketing, public relations and project direction.


Jerry Weidmann, president of Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp., Brookfield, was recently elected to serve as membership chairman of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association.


UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education has added Kathy Bornheimer, owner of K.B. & Associates, Milwaukee, to the advisory board of the Career Transition Center.

Health Care

Mark Schaefer, president of Froedtert Hospital’s Volunteer Associates, was recently named president-elect of the Wisconsin Hospital Association’s (WHA) Volunteers.

Melanie  Hinojosa, a sociologist with expertise in racial and ethnic health disparities, was recently named assistant professor of family and community medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at The Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.


Integrated Risk Solutions, Pewaukee, recently named Glenn Gratz as senior risk control consultant. He has more than 20 years of loss prevention consulting experience.

Interior Design

Bachman Furniture, Milwaukee, recently announced the addition of Holly Helgeson as an interior designer.

Legal Services

Andrus, Sceales, Starke and Sawall, LLP, Milwaukee, announced that Aaron Olejniczak, Peter Holsen and Christopher Scherer have been named partners in the firm.

DeWitt Ross & Stevens, S.C. recently announced that Jascha Beck Walter has become a partner in the firm. He was previously an attorney in the firm’s Brookfield office.

Management Services

Michael Essman recently joined PROTECH, a division of Inland Companies Inc., Milwaukee, as a master electrician. He brings ten years of experience to the position.

DDN, Menomonee Falls, recently added three new executives to its team. They include: Janett Gray, director of regulatory affairs; Peg Heinen, director of human resources; and Joe Otto, vice president of information technology.


Randy Schickert was recently added as senior vice president of retail and custom brands at Regal Ware Worldwide, Kewaskum. Chris Robason was promoted to the position of national sales manager in retail.  

Goeman’s Wood Products, Inc., Hartford, recently promoted Joe Kral to president and chief operating officer and Danny Goeman to chairman and chief executive officer.


High Velocity Communications Inc., Waukesha, recently announced the addition of Mark McNeely as a custom magazine publisher and editor.

Smart Interactive Media, Mequon, recently added Katie Moreno as client relations manager to its staff. 

Professional Athletics

The Milwaukee Brewers recently promoted Shaunna Richardson to the position of director of suite services. She joined the organization in 2004 as a group account executive.

Professional Organizations

Harris Marketing Group, Wales, and the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition recently announced that Denise Harris, president of Harris Marketing Group, has been elected as a new director to the board of the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Coalition.

Our Next Generation Inc., Milwaukee, recently welcomed Rukiya Alexander to their program staff as a full-time educational coordinator. 

Real Estate

Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation recently hired Amy Canada as a loan officer. Canada will serve the greater Waukesha County area and work out of the Shorewest Realtors Brookfield/Waukesha office.

NAI MLG Commercial, Brookfield, recently welcomed Dain Tofson to its Brookfield MLG Capital team as an investment analyst. Prior to joining NAI MLG Commercial, Tofson previously worked at Travelers Insurance in their investment department.


Rob Balge recently joined Trivera Interactive, Germantown, as an account manager. He has 23 years experience in sales and sales management. 

Brian Ripp was recently added to the staff of Transcendent LLC, Waukesha, as business development manager.


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