Personnel File


Zimmerman Architectural Studios hired Steve Raasch as director of health care planning. Raasch has nearly 25 years of architectural planning, design and project management experience.

Banking & Finance

Citizens Bank Business Finance, the asset based lending, commercial finance product and service group of Citizens Bank, has appointed Philip Ostroski as senior vice president and business development officer. He will be located at the Citizens Bank branch in Menomonee Falls, and will be working with lending personnel at all Citizens Bank locations throughout Wisconsin, Iowa and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Jacobus Wealth Management Inc., a Wauwatosa-based comprehensive wealth management and financial planning firm, promoted Brian Janecke to director of taxation and planning. Janecke has served Jacobus Wealth Management as associate director of accounting since 2005.

Building & Construction

Julie Wood joined Waukesha-based Total Team Construction LLC as a project manager/superintendent. Wood’s project management experience includes a wide variety of commercial construction projects: schools, churches, offices, condominiums and a jail.


The Milwaukee office of GRAEF recently added Melissa Pol to its corporate marketing group as marketing proposal coordinator.


Flag Center, a full line dealer of flags and flagpoles with locations in Wauwatosa and Oak Creek, promoted Kristin Pluster to vice president of custom products and Matt Pluster has been named vice president of sales and marketing.

Hospitality & Entertainment

Nancy Ziolkowski has been named marketing director at Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Milwaukee. She has more than 20 years of marketing experience.

Legal Services

Davis & Kuelthau S.C., Milwaukee, promoted Elizabeth Westlake to firm shareholder. Westlake has been with Davis & Kuelthau nearly three years and specializes in several areas of law including commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and non-profit.


Mark Gorzek has been named vice president of finance for ORBIS Corp., Oconomowoc. Gorzek succeeds Bill Ash, who was recently named president. Most recently Gorzek was vice president and controller for Menasha Corp., ORBIS’ parent company.

Wisconsin Pharmacal Company, Jackson, recently hired John Wright as director of sales, sporting goods. Prior to joining Wisconsin Pharmacal, Wright served as North American sales manager for Filson, a provider of clothing for fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. He has more than 20 years of experience in the outdoors industry and has held a variety of sales leadership roles.

Milwaukee-based Kehr’s Candies has hired Rebecca Bogardus to head its new corporate sales division. She brings five years experience as a national sales manager of the private label and corporate gift divisions with Hebert Candies Inc. in Massachusetts.

Professional Organizations

Mark Toth, chief legal officer, compliance officer and vice president of franchise relations for Manpower North America, was elected chairman of the American Staffing Association board of directors.

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