Personnel File


Kolb+Co. S.C., Brookfield, recently added associate business analyst, LeAnne Foster and tax senior Mark Vander Heiden, to its staff and promoted George Ulbrich to supervisor of Kolb+Co. Technology Advisers, LLC. 

Schenck Business Solutions recently announced that Anthony Deutsch, tax division manager; Raed Elawar, senior accountant; Ashley Lopina, staff assistant; and Dusko Marinovic, associate director; recently joined the firm’s Milwaukee office.


Christopher Kidd & Associates Architects and Engineers, Menomonee Falls, promoted Gary Dawkins, to director of architecture. Dawkins has been practicing architecture for 41 years. 

Banking & Finance

Virchow, Krause & Company, LLP recently announced the addition of Jennie Graper to its Milwaukee office. Graper joined Virchow Krause as a marketing coordinator in January 2009. Virchow Krause Wealth Management division, also recently promoted Todd Engman to manager of business development for the Retirement Plan Solutions Group. He has been with Virchow Krause since 2004.

Foundations Bank, Pewaukee, recently announced the addition of Glenn Stadler as first vice president of commercial lending. He has more than 22 years of banking experience in the metro-Milwaukee market with an extensive background in commercial lending.  

Marshall & Ilsley Corp., Milwaukee, recently announced the promotion of Bernita Hile to vice president of compliance services; Jodi Payne and Matteo Ciuffreda were also promoted to vice president.  

Fiserv, Inc., Brookfield, recently announced that Charles Smith has rejoined the company as vice president of client services for investment services. Lance Drummond was added as executive vice president and Rene Salazar joined the company as vice president of sales for the signature bank platform for Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada.

Securant Bank & Trust’s Elm Grove office recently announced that John Lohre has joined the Wealth Management Group, a division of Securant Bank & Trust, as vice president of the trust department.

Building & Construction

CG Schmidt, Milwaukee, recently announced the promotions of Greg Morelli, Jon Foster and Jim Hans to vice president.

Inland Construction, recently hired Jim Shircel as a project manager. He has more than 20 years of construction expertise specializing in general contracting, owners representation, construction budgeting, scheduling and overall construction management.

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry recently awarded Thomas Weiher, president of Carmel Builders, Inc., Menomonee Falls, with its 2008 Professionalism Award.


Tom Palzewicz of ActionCOACH of Elm Grove, recently received the “Action Man” award for the ActionCOACH North American Region. The award recognizes top achievement in the promotion, growth and implementation of ActionCOACH, and represents achievement through results not only in ActionCOACH but in their clients as well.

Kent Paterick recently joined Mueller Graphic Supply, Inc., Milwaukee, as an account executive for wide-format sales and consultation. Paterick has 23 years of experience in the wide-format arena.


Bridget Wessel has been named as a partner of Mathematic Arts, a web design and development company in Milwaukee. She will also continue to serve as the firm’s director of technology.

Government Organizations

The 30th Street Industrial Corridor Corporation recently named three new board members to two year terms on its board of directors: Ruben Anthony, Jr., deputy secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation; David Misky, assistant executive director of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee; and Kim Ban, director of human resources and facilities for DRS Power & Control Technologies, Inc.

The Milwaukee Public Library recently appointed Joan Johnson as the new deputy director of public services. Johnson has served as Central Library and special projects director since joining the Milwaukee Public Library in November 2006.

Health Care

Barbara Pinekenstein recently joined Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital as chief nursing officer and executive vice president. Prior to joining ProHealth Care, Pinekenstein was chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care at Meriter Hospital in Madison.

Aurora Advanced Healthcare recently welcomed 11 new physicians to the group’s full-time physician staff including four orthopedic surgeons and seven gastroenterologists. The orthopedic surgeons from the West Allis Orthopedic Clinic include Dr. Steven Anderson, Dr. Navjot Kohli, Dr. Alvin Krug and Dr. Paul Sienkiewicz. Gastroenterologists Dr. John Bjork, Dr. Fernando Carballo, Dr. Jerome Hanson, Dr. Jimmy Kim, Dr. Lane Kistler, Dr. Franklin Loo and Dr. Thomas Malloy joined Aurora Advanced Healthcare from the Milwaukee Digestive Disease Consultants.


Integrated Risk Solutions, Pewaukee, recently added Lisa Ohrmundt as its newest benefits accounts manager, and also recently promoted Margaret Reinhold to general manager.

Local insurance executive and consultant, Arvid “Dick” Tillmar has been appointed to a seat on the newly formed Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of American Health Insurance Task Force by IIABA’s chairman, Spenser Houldin. Tillmar is a health care advocate and certified wellness instructor at a Brookfield insurance brokerage firm.

Interior Design

Forrer Business Interiors, Inc., Milwaukee, recently announced that designer Jennifer Hunt has been awarded LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Professional Accreditation by the United States Green Building Council.

Legal Services

Foley & Lardner LLP, recently announced that Douglas Caddell has been named Legal Technology Awards’ 2009 International IT Director of the Year. The Legal Technology Awards is an organization that recognizes individuals, law firms and suppliers for excellence in the strategic implementation of technology solutions for the benefit of legal practice.

Gonzalez Saggio & Harlan LLP, Milwaukee, recently announced that Felicia Miller-Watson has been named general counsel for The National Association of Minority Contractors.  The National Association of Minority Contractors (NAMC) is a non-profit trade association addressing the needs and concerns of minority contractors.

The Milwaukee Bar Association recently announced that Dawn Caldart has been hired as the administrative director of the new Milwaukee Justice Center. The Justice Center aims to serve people with civil legal issues by directing, connecting or providing people the resources they need to protect their interests.


WUWM 89.7 FM, Milwaukee Public Radio recently welcomed Jon Strelecki to the WUWM team as a studio engineer for WUWM News, Lake Effect and Café Tonight.

Professional Organizations

Maria Cadenas, executive director of the Milwaukee-based Cream City Foundation was recently awarded the Leadership in Change Business Award from the Association of Women in Communications. The award honors an organization or its leader that champions equality issues for women and through its policies ad programs, enables women to advance.

Professional Services

Black Diamond Group, Inc., Oak Creek, recently added Jason Brazer to its sales team and Brian Cooper as project manager.

Real Estate

Shorewest Realtors recently welcomed 16 sales associates to various offices including: Peter Spera, downtown office; David Kucharski and Raymond Thomas, Elmbrook/Wauwatosa office; Allan Cole, Hartford office; Dasheika Kidd, Kenosha office, Mary Mabry, Chris Phillips, Sarah Rossi and Malissa Welke, Mequon office; Jim Byleski, Tammy Lensing and Mike Malen, Southridge office; John Burton and Lisa Kintop-Wilbrandt, South Suburban office; Christine Calagna, Waukesha office; and Linda Johnson, West Bend office.

Senior Living Communities

Shannon Baldwin, recently accepted the position of controller at Laureate Group, Waukesha.

Sports and Recreation

Hidden Glen Golf Club, Cedarburg, recently added Class A PGA professionals, David Lutzke and Mike Erwin, to its professional golf staff, and Margaret Kiehnau as its golf shop merchandising coordinator.


Matt Schilder recently joined TechQuility, LLC, Mequon, as a client support engineer. Schilder has more than 14 years of IT support experience, most recently with the Foley & Lardner law firm. 

WAGO Corporation, Germantown, recently appointed Darrick Rejret, former WAGO IT systems analyst, as ProServe product manager.

Tushaus Computer, Milwaukee, recently announced that Jennifer Bultman will be assuming the expanded role of human resources manager for the company. This will be in addition to her current responsibilities as manager of resource allocation and personnel utilization.

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