Personnel File


Komisar Brady & Co. LLP, Milwaukee, promoted Evan Ott to accounting senior; Bryan Tomczak to accounting supervisor; Nicole Anderson to tax senior; Jenni Bieck to tax manager; and Yelena Krayzman to tax manager.

Elm Grove-based Reilly, Penner & Benton LLP has added Jessica Dorfler to its firm. Dorfler previously served as an intern for the firm in 2010. Her practice will focus on School Choice audits.

Advertising & Public Relations

In addition, Karyn Soergel joined the agency as vice president, and will play a leadership role in expanding the agency’s digital offerings. Soergel has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning and brand building for large, multi-national organizations.

Banking & Finance

Judy Carre Sutfin has been named chief financial officer of Racine-based Johnson Financial Group and Johnson Bank. Suftin most recently served as CFO at AMCORE Financial.

Eric Brown and David Mills recently joined Brookfield-based Annex Wealth Management as senior financial advisors. Both Brown and Mills most recently represented The Mutual Fund Store in the Milwaukee area. They also both did segments on AM 620 WTMJ representing The Mutual Fund Store.

Building & Construction

Paul Primavera has joined Metal-Era Inc., Waukesha, as its Midwest regional sales manager. He is responsible for overseeing sales efforts in 14 states and has more than 15 years of experience in the roofing industry.

Chambers of Commerce & Visitors Bureaus

The Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, announced that Carolyn Hahn, director of events and public relations for the Waukesha County Business Alliance, and Carol White, president of the Greater Brookfield.

Chamber of Commerce, have graduated from the program and have received the designation of IOM. In addition, Susan Pedersen been named manager of administration and manager of administration and finance. She has more than 25 years of experience in office management.

The Kenosha Area Business Alliance (KABA) has hired Brian Rademacher to fill its newly created position of economic development director. Rademacher previously worked for four years as economic development coordinator for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.

Community Center

The Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, Milwaukee, has added Aaron Miller, recreation director, and Nick Gatton, aquatics director, to its recreation and aquatics department.


Elm Grove-based K. Singh & Associates Inc., has added Greg Griffin as a staff geologist and surveyor, and Eyad Omari as a project engineer. Combined, the two have more than 30 years of professional experience. The firm has also added recent college graduate, Dan Sellers as a marketing assistant.

Health Care

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Children’s Specialty Group, a joint venture between Children’s Hospital and Health System and The Medical College of Wisconsin, has named Dr. Beth Drolet clinical vice president of ambulatory services, Dr. Keith Oldham as surgeon-in-chief and medical director of surgery, and Dr. Michael Uhing has been appointed clinical vice president of inpatient and emergency department services.

Waukesha-based ProHealth Care has hired Jeff Squire as its new chief corporate affairs officer. Squire will oversee all of the organization’s communications, marketing and business development activities. He formerly served as vice president of corporate communications at Aurora Health Care. His early career was as a business journalist at the Milwaukee Journal, where he served as business editor.

Sensia Healthcare has added Bob Jaworski and Alana Meier as account executives on its business development team. Dr. Cheryl Zuccaro, has been added to the medical staff at the Layton clinic and Katie Jungers, has joined Sensia as practice manager.

Hospitality & Entertainment

Marcus Hotels and Resorts, Milwaukee, promoted Kent Duncan to vice president of sales and revenue strategy. Duncan previously served as corporate director of revenue strategy. He has been with the company since 2008.

The Milwaukee Art Museum promoted Josh Stefanko to executive chef for Café Calatrava and the Museum’s catering division and Alicia Pollnow has also been promoted to food and beverage director for the museum.


Insurance Centers, Brookfield, has promoted Sean Paterson to vice president. Paterson has been with Allied since 2003. In addition, Richard Spaulding has joined the firm as account executive. Previously Spaulding worked for West Bend Mutual Insurance Co as a commercial lines underwriter.

Legal Services

Godfrey & Kahn S.C. has added several summer associates to its Milwaukee office. They include: Thomas Bausch, Nina Beck, Michael Mather, Shannon Pitsch, Carolina Rodriguez and Adam Ziebell.

The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has added John Barlament to the firm’s Milwaukee office as a partner in the Employee Benefits Group.


Jason Inc., Milwaukee, added Millie Lemajich to its Milwaukee-based corporate human resources team as benefits manager. Lemajich was most recently a benefits specialist at Sussex-based Quad/Graphics Inc. and previously served as the director of HR operations at The AYCO Company, L.P., a Goldman Sachs Company.

Waukesha-based The Spancrete Group Inc. has named Paul Staroszczyk manager of quality assurance where he will focus on continuous improvement in Spancrete’s products and processes. Staroszczyk most recently held leadership roles for Racine-based Modine Manufacturing.


The southeast Wisconsin affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has named Rebecca Gottfried as its new assistant treasurer. Gottfried is a CPA and senior manager with Deloitte Tax LLP. She will serve a two-year term.

Milwaukee-based STEM Forward has added Rich Merkel to the organization as executive director. Merkel comes to STEM Forward from Junior Achievement of Wisconsin where he most recently served as director of development.

Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee named Patricia McFarland, an instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College, as its new board president, Peter Coffaro, procurement and business development manager at Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, as vice president, and Tim Abler, financial reporting supervisor at Brookdale Senior Living, will continue as treasurer.

Professional Organizations

West Bend-based Economic Development Washington County has hired Patricia Roden as its new programs and communications coordinator.

Professional Services

Endpoint Solutions Corp. has added Marie Venné as a staff engineer in the firm’s Hales Corners office. Venné specializes in remedial system design with expertise in vapor intrusion mitigation.

MahlerClean, the commercial cleaning division of Milwaukee-based Mahler Enterprises, Inc., has hired Kelly Dykema as its operations manager.

Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Communities Eastcastle Place in Milwaukee and Newcastle Place in Mequon recently promoted Becky Willet to director of community services at both locations, Georgia Dwinzel to director of health care services for both locations; and Kathy Gustin was promoted to nurse manager at Eastcastle place. In addition, Jennifer Cialdini was hired as the director of social services at Eastcastle Place; Marla Stephens has joined the staff of Eastcastle Place as lifestyle services associate in the Memory Support Community Based Residential Facility and Christy Bozich has been added to the staff as a social worker.

Cedar Home Health and Hospice, West Bend, has added Kate Sullivan, as its new geriatric case manager. She has several years of experience as a licensed social worker. Sullivan most recently served in the M&I Bank trust department as a geriatric care manager.

Utility Services

Time Warner Cable has added Dan Schmitz to the company’s Milwaukee office as director of operations for TWC Business Services in Wisconsin. Schmitz came to TWC from Structured Broadband Services, where he served as vice president.

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