McGladrey LLP has hired Sequoya Borgman in the firm’s Milwaukee practice as a tax partner. In his new role, Borgman will lead the firm’s Milwaukee tax practice. He has over 15 years of experience in public accounting.
Brookfield-based Vrakas/Blum, S.C. has promoted Lindsay Rudkin, CPA to director of business development. She has been with the firm since 2005. Her primary responsibility in this new role is to direct Vrakas/Blum’s marketing and business development activities by identifying opportunities in the marketplace and facilitating participation in professional, community and social organizations.
Primum Marketing Communications, Milwaukee has promoted Doug Clemons to PR account coordinator. Clemons spent the summer as a public relations intern at Primum. He graduated from Cardinal Stritch University double majoring in communications and voice performance with an emphasis on Opera.
Racine-based Johnson Bank has named Scott Haen assistant vice president – branch manager for the bank’s Whitefish Bay office, located at 5600 North Lake Drive and its downtown Milwaukee office located at 333 East Wisconsin Ave. Haen began his career in 2003 as a branch manager for East Wisconsin Savings Bank in Appleton. Most recently, he served as branch manager for BMO Financial Group’s Elm Grove office.
Racine-based Johnson Financial Group has named Mary Kay Merkt to senior vice president, director of vendor management and procurement for the company. Merkt comes to Johnson Financial Group with extensive financial services experience that encompasses over 30 years.
Inlanta Mortgage, Brookfield, has promoted Robin Hughes to funding manager and has added eight new employees to its corporate staff. Hughes joined Inlanta in October 2011 as a compliance and quality control analyst prior to her recent promotion to funding manager. New staff members include: junior underwriter, Erin Singer; underwriter, Ginny Holler; secondary marketing assistant, Trevor Johnson, shipper, Jill Golla; closer, Jon Donovan; junior processor, Rosemary Anderson; receptionist, Judy Kinart and human resources assistant, Rosemary McCullough.
Stephanie VanHaag has joined Greenfire Management Services, Milwaukee, as director of business development. With over 10 years of experience in the construction industry, VanHaag will be developing the firm’s brand, cultivating relationships and promoting the company’s services in both the private and public sectors.
Gabriela Barbosa has been named executive assistant for Ebenezer Child Care Centers. In this position, she will serve as initial contact person at Ebenezer’s Main Office in Milwaukee; provide bilingual assistance with translating and interpreting in Spanish and English; assist with marketing and special events activities; prepare, proof and edit documents; and oversee other administrative/office management duties. In addition, Sister Michelle Marie Konieczny has been named center coordinator for Ebenezer Child Care Centers’ Southside Milwaukee location. The agency has locations Milwaukee, Greenfield, Mequon, Oak Creek, and Wauwatosa.
Dr. Patrick Jost has joined Milwaukee Orthopaedic Group, Ltd., an independent physician group with offices in Milwaukee and Mequon. Jost is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow.
The Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, has named four new board members. They include: Dr. Susan Borden, district administrator for Germantown School District; Cedric Mays, business consultant for IS Business Continuity Planning and Northwestern Mutual; and Eric Nelson, vice president and associate general counsel for Fiserv, Inc. 2002.
Froedtert Health Medical Group, Menomonee Falls, has added Dr. Jennifer Nagy, family medicine physician at its Germantown clinic. Nagy is board-certified in family medicine. Nagy’s professional interests include preventive medicine, women’s health, pediatrics, and office-based procedures.
Froedtert Health Medical Group, Menomonee Falls, has hired Dr. Travis Hecker as a pain management physician in its West Bend Clinic. Hecker is fellowship trained in pain management from the University of Utah. His professional interests include malignant and non-malignant pain management, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intrathecal pump implantation.
Partners Mutual Insurance Company, Waukesha, has named Douglas Moudry vice president of claims. During his 30-year insurance career with Partners Mutual, Moudry has worked as a desk claim representative, liability claim specialist, manager – claims, and now oversees all claim operations.
Quarles & Brady LLP has named Jonathan Stone an associate attorney in its Intellectual Property Group in the firm’s Milwaukee. Stone previously served as a patent agent in the office for the last five years and recently received his law degree from Marquette University. Stone focuses his practice on assisting clients in a range of intellectual property issues—with emphasis in the areas of patent prosecution and patent licensing—and has significant experience working with academic and healthcare research institution clients.
O’Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing S.C., Milwaukee, recently hired attorney Sarah Matt to expand its Litigation Group. She will assist clients with a variety of civil litigation matters, primarily in the areas of commercial and business litigation.
Buelow Vette Buikema Olson & Vliet, LLC, Waukesha, has hired Andrew Bezouska as an attorney. He has worked closely with the firm for many years in the past, developing both public and private-sector practice skills and a familiarity with our clients and their legal needs. Andrew’s practice will focus on employee benefits.
Lammi Sports Management, Milwaukee, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Freeman to the position of administrative manager and executive assistant. Freeman comes to Lammi Sports from the Mequon office of CSM Corporation, where she worked for more than 12 years as an accredited residential property manager.
The United Performing Arts Fund has hired Kyle Dlabay as its special events manager. He will oversee UPAF’s ride for the arts, sponsored by Miller Lite, the UPAF Campaign Kickoff and Finale events, as well as other events as needed.
Preservationist and architectural historian Randy Bryant has been named president and chief executive officer of Ten Chimneys Foundation, Genesee Depot. Prior to joining Ten Chimneys Foundation, Bryant served as president of the board of directors and interim executive director for the Milwaukee County Historical Society, where he oversaw the completion of a $9 million dollar restoration and capital campaign, along with facilitating its designation as a Smithsonian affiliate.
Pewaukee-based CC&N has added Mark Rye as business development executive. Rye has more than 30 years of sales and management experience. He founded Northwest Technologies, a provider of integrated solutions for voice, data, audio and visual communications, and acted as the company’s president for nearly 20 years. Along with a broad career in designing, installing and selling information technology systems, he has Registered Communications Distribution Designer certification as well.
Flipeleven Creative, Milwaukee, has hired Chad Halvorsen, formerly a video editor at Caveman Productions, has joined the company as lead video editor and videographer.