personnel file

Image Makers Advertising has added Lisa Schmick and Julianne Vees to its staff in Waukesha. Schmick is a graphic designer in the firm’s creative department. She graduated from UW-Milwaukee in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and an emphasis in photography. Prior to joining Image Makers, Schmick worked at USAV as a graphic designer. Vees joined the Image Makers staff as a copywriter and public relations coordinator. Vees received a bachelor’s degree in communications with a major in advertising from Xavier University in 1992 and has experience as an assistant media buyer, account executive and freelance research writer. Before starting at Image Makers, she was a marketing specialist for Mutual Savings Bank.

Rob Schlicht has joined Wipfli Ullrich Bertelson as a senior health care consultant in the Wauwatosa office. Schlicht has more than 13 years of experience with a national nursing home corporation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Lakeland College in Sheboygan. Nick Backes has joined Wipfli as a staff accountant at the Wauwatosa office.
Grunau Project Development, Milwaukee, has appointed Brandon Steinhauer as its new marketing coordinator. Steinhauer graduated in 2002 from UW-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a minor in advertising.
Celtic Advertising, Brookfield, has hired Terri Ryan as its new marketing assistant. Ryan works out of the agency’s Chicago office and is responsible for data and project management for Illinois clients. Ryan previously served as an events assistant manager at Clapper Communications Cos., Des Plaines, ill. She also was a customer service manager at Allied/Vaughn Communications, Elk Grove Village, Ill. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago.
Fitzgerald, Clayton, James & Kasten. a Mequon independent insurance agency, has promoted Patricia Andree to business development and operations manager. Andree joined the firm in 2001 as business development coordinator responsible for marketing to new and existing clients.
Joseph Froehlich has joined Corporate Financial Advisors, Milwaukee, as senior director. Froehlich previously worked at Resource Financial Corp., where he served as managing director for eight years. Froehlich received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, cum laude, from Stanford University and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Beth Healy has joined the Stamm Financial Group in New Berlin. The Stamm Group is part of the James A. Schwertfeger Financial Group.
Laree Daniel has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of customer operations at Milwaukee-based Fortis Health. Prior to joining Fortis Health, Daniel held executive positions with Mutual of Omaha. Daniel earned a B.S. in business and psychology from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a M.S. in organizational psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Mequon Healthcare Center has announced the appointments of Kathleen J. Huey, R.N., to assistant director of nursing, and Barbara J. Milliken, R.N., to clinical liaison. Huey received her associate degree in nursing from the Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood, Pa., and has worked in long-term, rehabilitative care in Pittsburgh and Ohio before relocating to Wisconsin. Milliken received her nursing degree from UW-Milwaukee and was previously employed as a clinical liaison for Beverly Healthcare and Lifecare.
Pam Kassner has joined CG Schmidt in Milwaukee as director of client services. She has a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Florida. She also attended Loyola University’s Graduate School of Business.
John O’Connell has been named chief operating officer at R.A. Smith & Associates Inc., a civil engineering, surveying and technical services consultancy based in Brookfield. O’Connell, a CPA, has been employed with R.A. Smith & Associates since December 1998 as director of finance. Prior to joining R.A. Smith, O’Connell was employed as the director of administration at the Betty Brinn’s Children Museum in Milwaukee, and prior to that with the Milwaukee Center for Independence. He has more than 20 years of financial and operational experience. He holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration, with an accounting major, from Marquette University.
Eve K. Romersi has been promoted to partner at Scribner, Cohen and Co., a CPA and advisory firm. Romersi has been with the organization for seven years. Her concentration is individual, business, fiduciary and estate tax planning and consulting, divorce taxation and litigation support, wealth transfer, and international taxation. She is a graduate of Duke University and holds a master of science of science in taxation from UW-Milwaukee.
Bob Murray has joined Grubb & Ellis
Boerke Co. Murray graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a degree in finance and real estate. He was a general manager and partner for Ship Harbor Yacht Charter and director of sales at Rubloff Aviation.
Rick Reith has been promoted to the position of assistant sales director of the Elmbrook/Wauwatosa office of Shorewest Realtors. Reith has been a sales associate with the office for five years.
Jamie Delgadillo has joined Jefferson Wells International, Milwaukee, as a business development manager.
Mark Norris has joined Stratagem as an account supervisor with the Menomonee Falls information technology consulting firm. Norris’s experience includes sales positions for three information technology companies, selling project-based work, enterprise solutions, e-business and quality-assurance services.
Barbara Weiher has joined Carmel Builders in Menomonee Falls as vice president of marketing and operations. She has more than 18 years of experience in financial services, most recently as a investment executive with the Ellenbecker Investment Group in Elm Grove. Prior to that, she spent 14 years with Strong Investments.
Mary Mathers has joined the accounting firm of Sitzberger, Widmann & Co. as a staff accountant. She has five years of accounting experience and holds a degree in accounting from UW-Milwaukee.
Shelly Schumacher has joined Business Development Directives as senior consultant for the Milwaukee-area research and management-consulting firm. She has a background in marketing, advertising and writing, and holds a degree in journalism from UW-Oshkosh.
William Schilling has joined Ayres Associates in Waukesha as a transportation engineer. Schilling has more than eight years of transportation engineering experience. He began his career with Ayres in 1994 after graduating from UW-Milwaukee with a degree in civil engineering. He later worked for R.A. Smith and then for CH2M Hill.
Barbara Klemp has joined Marsh Inc. in Milwaukee as a property client advisor. She had worked 26 years for Fireman’s Fund Insurance before joining Marsh.
Eric Trost has joined Suby, Von Haden & Associates as tax manager in the Milwaukee market office in Brookfield. He holds a degree in accounting from Marquette University and a master’s degree in taxation from UW-Milwaukee. Trost has more than 11 years of accounting experience. Suby, Von Haden & Associates also has named Sandra L. Swan as a supervisor at the Brookfield office. She holds an accounting degree from UW-Milwaukee and has more than eight years of accounting experience.
Trish Rowe Stone has joined Interarc, the interior design division of Torke Wirth Pujara, a Wauwatosa-based architectural and engineering firm, as director of interior design.

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