Personnel File


Chicago-based Baker Tilly announced the appointment of Bill Wertz, partner, as market leader for the firm’s Milwaukee office.


Advertising & Public Relations

Andrea Evert, senior account manager, and Jackie Hills, director of digital marketing recently joined Milwaukee-based Versant.

Scheibel Halaska, Milwaukee, recently added Dru Popper as senior account manager. He will be responsible for account management, development, and rebranding initiatives for clients in the manufacturing and professional services industries.



Banking & FInance

Milwaukee-based M&I Wealth Management has promoted Jill Spielmann and Ann Megan to vice president. Chris John and Abby Van Asten were also promoted to vice president at M&I Bank. 

Waukesha-based Investors Bank has added Patti Kowall as vice president of treasury management operations. She has an extensive background in both operations and product development.

First Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc, has added Ron Bittner as vice president and business development officer. He has more than 30 years of business banking experience.

Amcore Bank, Waukesha, has promoted Scott Conger, vice president, assistant treasurer. Conger joined Amcore in October 2006 and has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.



Building & Construction


Tom Williams has been named plumbing, medgas and health care specialist for Milwaukee Plumbing & Piping Inc. He has 17 years of extensive plumbing and piping experience and has spent more than nine years servicing the heath care environment.


Hospitality & Entertainment

Marcus Theatres, Milwaukee, has added Thomas Linder as a geographic information systems (GIS) analyst. Linder previously served as a research coordinator for The Boerke Company of Milwaukee and most recently was a real estate consultant for the West Allis – West Milwaukee School District.



United Heartland, New Berlin, has appointed Rick Bartelme as director of loss control.Prior to accepting this position, Bartelme served as a loss control manager overseeing staff in Wisconsin and Illinois since 2001. He joined United Heartland as a loss control consultant in 1992.


Legal Services

Rebecca Scarr, Ph.D., has joined Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP, Milwaukee, specializing in intellectual property law.



DCI Cheese Company, Richfield, has added Susan Scar, national sales manager of specialty foods; Dave Tempas, supply planner; and Sandy Doubleday, customer service representative. In addition, Doug Bissing, demand planning manager in retail; Belma Cura, project manager of e-commerce; and Natalie Ross, account coordinator, were all promoted.




Melissa Mowery has been named the aquatics director at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay. Mowery has more than 14 years of professional experience in water park operations, lifeguard management and aquatic safety.

Five psychotherapists including Terry Gunville, John Rader, Bill Mulcahy, Christine Hornung, and Sandy Lardinois have joined the staff of Family Service of Waukesha County, a state certified nonprofit agency that provides counseling and other services to individuals and families in need. 


Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Mortgage recently added agent Jackie Brown to its Mequon office, agent Harvey Goldstein to its Milwaukee office, agent Ahna Deverey to its north shore office, and agent Tracy Middlebrook to its Racine office.



Lynn Burghardt-Kaul recently became the fifth generation of the family to join Burghardt Sporting Goods, Brookfield. Burghardt-Kaul will handle retail sales, training and merchandising for the store.



Paul German has joined Lewis Sound & Video Professionals Inc. of Waukesha, as its head of business development. He has more than 20 years of customer service experience.

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