Milwaukee-based Komisar Brady & Co. LLP hired Benjamin Thornberry as a desktop support associate. Prior to joining Komisar Brady, Thornberry spent four years in support and information technology project roles.
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Milwaukee-based Laughlin Constable named Rome Seifert chief financial officer. Seifert, whose appointment was effective in March, has experience in financial leadership and consultation. At Laughlin Constable, he will head financial operations across the agency’s four offices and will work out of the Milwaukee office.
■ Banking & Finance
BMO Financial Group announced that Chris Michalski has been named retail regional president for southeast Wisconsin at BMO Harris Bank. In addition, Kara Kaiser and Leslie Meisner have been appointed managing directors for southeast Wisconsin at BMO Private Bank. Michalski has 23 years of experience in financial services. He joined BMO Harris Bank in 2010 and has served in a variety of leadership roles on the bank’s retail team. Kaiser has worked at BMO for 19 years, most recently as southeast Wisconsin regional president for BMO Harris Bank. Meisner recently joined BMO and has significant wealth management and financial services experience.
Randy Mueller has been named president of Waterford-based employee mobility solutions company Runzheimer International. He succeeds Greg Harper, who became president and chief executive officer of Runzheimer in 2005. Harper will remain with the company as a member of the board of directors. Mueller has more than 25 years of experience in professional services, IT solutions, communications and software solutions, in both large corporate environments and high-growth entrepreneurial ventures. His career has included leadership roles at Ameritech, EDS, Hewlett-Packard and Dell. Most recently, Mueller served as group president at Education Corporation of America. He is also a certified public accountant.
Mount Mary University, located in Milwaukee, has announced new board of trustees members, each of whom will serve three-year terms. The new members are Mary Beth Kingston of Aurora Health Care; Sister Kathryn Berger of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota; and Camille Burke, a community volunteer in Minneapolis.
The Sigma Group Inc., based in Milwaukee, added Douglas Cheverie as a survey technician in the civil engineering department. Cheverie’s work experience includes land surveying and utilities. The Sigma Group also recently added Justin Robinson as a sampling technician in the environmental engineering department and Michael Murray as a field technician in the geosciences department. Murray has assisted The Sigma Group with temporary field projects for the past two years. Additionally, The Sigma Group has hired Cameron Streff as a staff engineer in the civil engineering department. Prior to his appointment, Streff completed a co-op with the firm.
Kevin McDonough has been named president of Port Washington-based Franklin Energy Services LLC. McDonough has 30 years of energy efficiency experience, most recently as Franklin Energy’s head of program operations. McDonough was formerly general manager for Honeywell’s utility business. As president of Franklin Energy, he will be responsible for growing the company nationwide. Franklin Energy also recently appointed Kevin Lauckner vice president of business development. In addition to assisting with nationwide growth efforts, Lauckner will work to enhance customer engagement and program participation among utility clients as well as maintain strong relations with company partners, clients and third parties.
James Tarantino has been appointed economic development director of Milwaukee County. Tarantino succeeds Teig Whaley-Smith, now director of administrative services for the county. Tarantino’s experience in economic and community development includes five years of serving The Gateway to Milwaukee, most recently as executive director. He previously served as assistant director of operations at The Energy Exchange, was executive director of Lincoln Village Business Association in Milwaukee and worked as an outreach coordinator for the Milwaukee Bicycle Collective.
■ Graphic Design
McDill Design, of Milwaukee, added Sebastian Raasch as an account executive on its client services team. Raasch has close to two years of account management experience and most recently served as an account executive for Ellingsen Brady Advertising, also of Milwaukee. At McDill Design, he will help clients clarify their objectives, collaborate with in-house designers for client projects, and work to draw new business.
■ Health Care
Columbia St. Mary’s Prospect Medical Commons added Dr. Kamekea Willis, who is board certified in internal medicine. Willis completed her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, La., and served as a U.S. Army Medical Corps Officer during her internal medicine residency in Fort Bliss, Texas. She has 13 years of military medical experience.
Willis of Wisconsin’s Milwaukee office added Terina Daniel as assistant client manager, employee benefits. The office also recently added Vincent Dekker and Sue Meyers as senior client managers, employee benefits.
St. Francis-based Wixon recently appointed Mark Wagor director of supply chain operations. Wagor has more than 30 years of experience across several levels of supply chain operations. He previously worked in leadership capacities for Kerry Ingredients & Flavours – Americas, Unilever Food Solutions, The Torbitt and Castleman Co., and Manitowoc Foodservice. At Wixon, Wagor’s responsibilities will include management of an end-to-end supply chain and integration of supply and demand operations across the company’s customer base.
United Performing Arts Fund added Michael Kellman, senior vice president of lending for North Shore Bank, to its board of directors. As a board member, Kellman will represent Next Generation UPAF, an affinity program for donors age 45 and under. Kellman is also chairman of the UPAF Westside cabinet and previously served as chairman of the National Advisory Council of First Data. He also belongs to the Milwaukee Rotary Club, Wisconsin Bankers Association and Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association.
Quad/Graphics, Inc., headquartered in Sussex, has again added Mark Angelson to its board of directors. During Angelson’s original board tenure, he was chairman and chief executive officer of Montreal-based printer World Color Press Inc., which was acquired by Quad/Graphics. Angelson, who helped complete the acquisition, exited the board in April 2011 to serve as deputy mayor of Chicago. He most recently served as chairman of the board of papermaker NewPage Corp. and assisted in its merger with Verso Corp. Quad/Graphics’ board of directors is comprised of eight members.
■ Real Estate
ICAP Development, of Milwaukee, named Dan Jeserig senior vice president of acquisitions and development. In this role, Jeserig will guide projects through development, focusing on site selection, feasibility, analysis, due diligence and asset stabilization. Jeserig’s industry experience includes ground-up development, redevelopment and stabilized investment acquisitions.
Superior Support Resources, Inc., based in Brookfield, added Ray Hampton as a systems engineer. Hampton has more than 12 years of experience in information technology. His experience includes eight years in consulting. At Superior Support Resources, Hampton will help company clients keep their systems operating and will work to optimize their IT environment. He will also assist clients in guarding against risks of security breaches and production interference.
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