Personnel file

Integrated Risk Solutions has hired John Wallen as an account executive for the Delafield risk management and insurance brokerage firm. Wallen most recently was an account executive at the R.S. Hammerschlag Insurance Agency. Wallen is a certified chartered property casualty underwriter. Integrated Risk solutions also announced it has purchased Wallen’s key accounts from his previous employer.
Mark Urban has joined Capital H, Milwaukee, as practice director in compensation and organizational development. He most recently was an independent consultant. Previously, he was a principal in the Chicago office of William M. Mercer, Inc.
Joyce Rizzo has joined Wipfli as a receptionist at the CPA firm’s office in Wauwatosa. She has more than 16 years of secretarial experience.
Attorneys Lisa M. Gingerich, Leslye A. Herrmann and Amanda S. Layden have been named shareholders in the Milwaukee law firm von Briesen & Roper. All three practice in the firm’s health care practice group. Gingerich received her bachelor’s degree in 1991 from the University of Wisconsin, and her law degree from California Western in 1994. Herrmann holds a 1985 bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a 1992 law degree, from the University of Chicago Law School. Layden received her bachelor’s degree in 1992 from Arizona State University and her law degree in 1995 from Marquette University Law School.
Scott Cormican has joined Creative Constructors, in Menomonee Falls, as a project superintendent. Cormican is overseeing construction of the Washington Park Library at Lloyd Street and Sherman Boulevard in Milwaukee. He has more than 20 years of experience in construction.
Donald J. Frost has been promoted to the position of vice president of design and estimating at MSI General, in Oconomowoc. He joined the construction firm in 1979 as an architect and, in 1984, was promoted to the position of manager of design services. He holds a 1978 master’s degree in architecture from UW-Milwaukee.
Attorney Jennifer A. Joyce has joined The Schroeder Group law firm in Waukesha. Her primary focus will be estate planning, corporate law and tax law. She holds a 2000 law degree from Marquette University. She previously was with Arthur Andersen’s Milwaukee office.
State Financial Bank has announced several staff additions. Jeffrey Drost has joined the bank as branch manager for the Greenfield office. He brings more than seven years of experience to the bank, and holds a degree in management and human resources from Cardinal Stritch University in Fox Point. He is currently working on an MBA. Clarice Smith has joined the bank as manager of its Lisbon Avenue office. She has 15 years of banking experience. Michelle Engel has joined the bank as assistant branch manager for its New Berlin office. She has more than five years of experience in banking and management, and holds a business administration degree from
Mount Mary College. Monica Gleesing has joined the bank as assistant branch manager of its Hales Corners office. She has more than five years of banking experience, and holds a business administration degree from Mount Mary College. She is currently working in a master’s degree in business management. Svetlana Trislin has joined the bank as branch manager of its Whitefish Bay office. She has eight years of financial experience. She holds a degree in business administration and a master’s degree in education. Kimberly Evans has joined the bank as assistant branch manager of its Fox Point office. She has three years of banking experience, and holds a degree from UW-Milwaukee. Pamela Anderson has joined the bank as assistant branch manager of its Glendale office. She has 16 years of banking and financial experience.
Frank Falsetti has joined BSI, Milwaukee, as a sales associate. He has 20 years of experience in the office furniture and design industry.
Pat Phillips has been promoted from the position of vice president of strategic business development to that of senior vice president of sales and marketing for HealthEOS. The firm, based in De Pere and with offices in Milwaukee, also has promoted Ray Johnson, from vice president of sales to the new position of vice president of network sales. Curt Vandertie has been promoted from the position of manager of client services to regional vice president of TPA business development.
Tom Dorow has joined Design North, in Racine, as an account strategist. He previously had been brand manager for Freudenberg Household Products. Dorow holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Jodi Koepke has joined the Fitzgerald, Clayton, James & Kasten insurance agency in Mequon, as an account manager in the Employee Benefits department. Her experience includes seven years with Wausau Insurance in its Employee Benefits department, and two years with FlexBen. The firm has also hired Judith K. Cranberg as a healthcare risk consultant. Cranberg, a Registered Nurse, holds a law degree from Loyola University, Chicago. After work as a nurse in a clinical setting, she made the transition to hospital risk management. For the past six years she has been assistant corporate counsel for a local hospital.
Paul C. Taleck has been hired as manager of the Grafton office of Mutual Savings Bank. Taleck has more than 10 years of financial services experience, and most recently was a TCF Bank branch manager. He holds a degree in finance from UW-La Crosse. Mutual Savings Bank has also hired Joseph C. Martin as vice president-director of commercial banking at its corporate headquarters in Brown Deer. Martin has more than 16 years of banking experience, previously was employed as senior vice president-commercial lending at InvestorsBank. He holds a degree in finance from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio. Meanwhile, Daniel A. Russo has been named information systems specialist at the bank’s corporate headquarters.
Marie Mattia has been appointed assistant business manager at radio station FM-105.3 in Milwaukee. Meanwhile, Salem Communications, of Brookfield, owner of 105.3 and of AM-540, has named Rick Ehlert creative director for the stations.
Kim Whitehead has been promoted to the position of director of membership at the Greater Milwaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau. Whitehead joined the GMCVB in 1997, working in the public relations department until she became Web communications manager.
M. Kristine Roemer has joined Johnson Bank as assistant vice president-senior mortgage loan officer in the Kenosha South office. Roemer brings 16 years of experience to Johnson Bank. She holds an associate degree in liberal arts from UW-Whitwater.
Dale Morrell has been named statement processing center manager at Integrated Mail Industries, in Milwaukee. Morrell has more than 30 years’ experience in mail processing, including work for the U.S. Postal Service and Federal Mailing Systems.
Paul F. Groth has re-joined M&M Office Interiors, Pewaukee, as vice president of sales and design. Groth, a UW-Madison graduate, began his career in 1985 with M&M Office Interiors. He was most recently a market manager and applications specialist with another Haworth dealer.
Joanna Peppers has been promoted to the position of regional director for ambulatory oncology at Covenant Cancer Care. For the past year, Peppers has served as technical manager for the St. Francis Hospital Reiman Center for Cancer Care in Franklin. Prior to her work with Covenant Healthcare, she spent three years as the clinical coordinator/lead therapist for St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan and seven years as a radiation therapist for Agnesian Healthcare. She received her BS from Marian College and received Radiation Therapy Training through St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Wauwatosa Savings Bank has named Assistant Vice President Patti Koutsios as safety, security, and compliance officer for all bank locations. She will retain the title of assistant vice president.
Nov. 22, 2002 Small Business Times, Milwaukee

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