Personnel File


Brookfield-based Kolb+Co promoted Johnnie Bannier to tax senior, Nate Girardin to senior accountant, Matt Kulakow to tax senior, Tom Magnor to tax senior, Casey Malek to auditing and accounting senior, Maggie Nonnenmacher to marketing and practice development coordinator, Amy Schrubbe to administrative assistant II, and George Ulbrich to manager of information technology.


Advertising and public relations

7Summits, Milwaukee, has added Shannon Gburzynski as a new media specialist. Prior to joining 7Summits, Gburzynski worked at Sales Progress LLC, where she supported various marketing and social media initiatives including blogging, website management, and lead generation via social media outlets.


Banking and Finance

Marshall & Ilsley Corp. recently promoted Linda Tovar and Annette Washington to vice presidents and Gary Schnell to senior vice president. M&I Support Services Co. promoted Margaret Verburgt to vice president. M&I Wealth Management promoted Terence Walsh to senior vice president.


Chambers of Commerce

The Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce has announced its executive committee officers for the 2010-11 board of directors. They include: Michael Gryczka, senior vice president, commercial lender for Investors Bank; Brian Nemoir, president and owner of Full Impact Communications; Emily Hepburn, vice president of human resources at Waukesha State Bank; Margaret Farrow, former Lt. Governor; Terry Inman, Realtor for Shorewest Realtors; James Walden Jr., attorney for Walden, Schuster & Vaklyes, S.C.; and Fred Stier, president of Stier Construction, Inc.



Stanley Sugden, principal and civil/municipal department head with Ruekert/Mielke Inc., Waukesha, has been named vice president of the firm. Sugden joined Ruekert/Mielke in 1986, and became a principal and department head in 1998.



Milwaukee Area Technical College has hired James Williams as vice president for finance. Williams previously served as vice president for administrative services at San Jose City College.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni Association has elected Brett Belden, patent attorney at Foley & Lardner LLC; George Hinton, chief administrative officer of Aurora Medical Center; Rosalee Patrick, a transaction analyst and customer transaction coordinator; and Michael Wolaver, owner and founder of Magellan Promotions LLC; to its four new members to its Board of Trustees.


Health Care

Thomas Miller has been named executive director of the southern region for Children’s Hospital and Health System in Wauwatosa. Miller has expertise in practice management and clinic operations. He most recently served as practice manager for radiology, urology and plastic surgery with Children’s Specialty Group, a joint venture between the health system and The Medical College of Wisconsin.


Hospitality & Entertainment

Texas-based Aimbridge Hospitality has appointed Ryan Miyamoto as general manager of the Aloft downtown Milwaukee hotel.


Legal Services

Littler Mendelson P.C. has added Sofija Anderson as a shareholder in its Milwaukee office.

Joshua Cannon, has joined Meissner, Tierney, Fisher and Nichols S.C., Milwaukee. His focus is corporate and tax law.


Management Services

Milwaukee-based Association Acumen LLC announced that Sarah Krause, manager of association services has earned her certified associations executive credentials and Michelle Reed, meetings and membership manager has earned her certified meeting professional credentials.



WISN-TV Channel 12, Milwaukee, has added Abe Lubetkin to its news team as a weekday general assignment reporter. Hillary Mintz has been added as a contributing reporter to the weekday edition of “12 News This Morning.”



Kathleen Gray, a partner in Quarles & Brady LLP’s Milwaukee office, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Waukesha County Community Foundation.

Stillwaters Cancer Support Services in Waukesha has added five new members to its board of directors. They include: Bryan Breeser, director of Clinical Services at Aurora-Summit, Linda Olson of Mukwonago, Daryl Powers, vice president of National Accounts at CL & D Graphics, Carl Schultz, principal in charge of the Milwaukee office of SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. and Sarah Schultz of Waukesha.


Professional Athletics

Chellee Siewert has been named the new vice president of marketing for the Milwaukee Wave.



Stan’s Fit For Your Feet has named Mary Sue Kreitzer Bell as its new assistant manager and children’s footwear specialist for its Brookfield store. Kreitzer Bell previously served as the manager of the former Stride Rite store at Mayfair Mall. She has more than 35 years of shoe fitting experience in fitting children’s shoes.


Staffing & Recruiting

Patina Solutions, Brookfield, has hired Joan Bridge to the position of director of client solutions. Prior to joining Patina, Bridge worked as the vice president of sales and interim president of MasterLink Corp. in Menomonee Falls.

Brookfield-based Elite Human Capital Group has added Heather LaPorte as senior IT recruiter, and Rachael Nork as the director of professional staffing.



Town of Brookfield-based RedPrairie Corp. has appointed Carol O’Kelley as its chief marketing officer. She has nearly 20 years of leadership experience and previously served as vice president and chief of staff of Oracle’s retail global business unit.


Utility Services

Dan Conrad has joined Pewaukee-based CC&N as vice president of sales and marketing. Conrad has more than 30 years of industry experience and most recently was vice president of commercial services for Time Warner Cable.

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