Personnel file

Mary Alice Tierney has been named vice president of communications at Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee. Tierney most recently served as vice president of corporate communications at Journal Communications. She has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of executive positions at Journal Broadcast Group, at Journal’s Milwaukee stations WTMJ-TV, WTMJ-AM, WKTI-FM and at WISN-TV, the Hearst Corporation, Milwaukee.
Paul Farrelly has been named president of Community Bank & Trust’s Glendale office. Farrelly has more than 15 years of commercial banking experience and previously held lending positions at First Bank, Bank One and, most recently, TCF Bank. He graduated from UW-Whitewater with a bachelor’s degree in finance and received his master’s degree in business administration from UW-Milwaukee.
Robyn Glick has joined United Way as vice president of individual giving. Glick, who was formerly with St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation, brings more than 17 years of non-profit management and fund-raising experience to the organization.
Paul Grzeszczak has joined Briohn Design Group, Milwaukee as manager. Grzeszczak has a background in design-build construction. He holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in architecture from UW-Milwaukee.
Zeppos & Associates, Milwaukee, announced that Audra Jacobs has been promoted to assistant account executive and Amy Wojciechowski has been promoted to account coordinator. Jacobs joined the firm in 2002 and previously served as an account coordinator. Prior to joining Zeppos & Associates, she was a marketing and public relations intern with a professional Milwaukee sports team and a large Brookfield hospital. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Valparaiso University. Wojciechowski joined Zeppos & Associates in 2001 as the firm’s receptionist. Before joining the company, she worked as the head banquet captain and front desk clerk for a well-known metropolitan Milwaukee hotel and conference center. Wojciechowski earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business administration from Lakeland College.
Rulena Carlin has joined the staff of the West Suburban Chamber of Commerce, Wauwatosa, as the member relations coordinator.
Susan McDonald has joined the engineering staff at MEC Midwest, Milwaukee, as the national accounts manager. She earned her master’s degree in engineering management from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Kolb+Co., West Allis, announced the following new employees: Karen A. Doerner, accounting and auditing manager; Erin Jachowicz, tax specialist; and Tiffany Weber, marketing assistant. Kolb+Co. Medical Billing has hired Kimberly H. Whelan as a billing specialist. Kolb+Co. Retirement Plan Services hired Michelle Courturier as a senior retirement plan administrator.
Scott Muro has joined AQS, Hartland, as a client services team manager while Nelda Foster has been hired as a quality assurance specialist. Muro has more than 13 years of experience, including database administration and development, user training, documentation, applications support, systems installations and account and project management. Foster is a quality assurance specialist on the technology department’s business services team.
Jennifer Provancher has been promoted to senior vice president of The Equitable Bank, Wauwatosa. Provancher joined The Equitable Bank in 1991 as controller, was appointed treasurer in 1993, and was promoted to vice president/chief financial officer in 2000. Provancher has more than 20 years of experience. She started her career in public accounting with Ernst and Young, and went on to work in the financial services industry before starting at Equitable.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin (BCBSWi) announced the appointment of Jeffrey J. Nohl as general manager of the large group division. Nohl has more than 30 years of experience in the health insurance industry. He began working at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin in 1987 as vice president and chief actuary. He also served as president and chief operating officer of BCBSWi’s HMO subsidiary, CompcareBlue. Nohl left BCBSWi in 1995 to join Aurora Healthcare System, as president of Aurora Health Network. Most recently, he served as senior vice president of strategic planning & marketing services for Wisconsin Physicians Services (WPS). Nohl is a graduate of UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. He received his master’s in business administration UW-Milwaukee.
Red Brown Kle’ Marketing Communications, Milwaukee, announced the hires of Kimberly Jackson as an account executive and Jermaine Young as an office administrator. Prior to joining RBK, Jackson served as an account executive with the Zipatoni Company at Miller Brewing, Milwaukee. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree from Kentucky State University and a master’s degree from Clark Atlanta University. Young has more than 10 years of experience in customer service, clerical support services, data management and computer systems administration.
Kimberly Imroth has joined North Shore Bank as manager of the Kenosha branch while Jill Miller-Custer has joined the bank as an assistant vice president of cash management sales. Imroth was previously an operations manager with Bank of Kenosha and branch manager of Firstar Bank. Miller-Custer previously worked for Fiserv where she coordinated sales and presentations on cash management solutions and was a consultant for financial institutions and software cash management providers. She holds a bachelor’s degree in management from Cardinal Stritch University.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee has hired Michael Brey as the public sector campaign manager. Brey brings 15 years of fund development experience to the organization, most recently as the Newspaper in Education coordinator for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the executive director of the American Diabetes Association.
Kathy Buenger has been hired as executive director of the Funeral Service Foundation, based in Brookfield. She was the founding executive director of the Child Abuse Prevention Fund in Milwaukee, has years of chamber of commerce executive experience and was communications director for the American Lung Association of Wisconsin.
Karen Schettler has joined Creative Business Interiors, West Allis, as an account executive. A UW-Madison graduate, she has more than 20 years of diverse industry experience.
Judi Stout has been named executive director of the St. Michael Hospital Community Foundation. She has more than 20 years of service to the Milwaukee hospital in both the marketing and foundation departments. Her most recent position was as philanthropy associate for the St. Michael Community Foundation.
Covenant Healthcare has named Shelli Marquardt as executive director of the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Foundation. Marquardt has more than 12 years of experience in the health care industry, with an emphasis on fundraising and marketing. Her most recent position was area director for the American Diabetes Association. She also previously served as division sales trailer and pharmaceutical sales representative for Bayer Corp. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree from UW-Whitewater.
Stephanie Hungerford has joined Vollrath Assocites, Mequon, as an account manager. She most recently served as the public relations manager for the Milwaukee Ballet Co. She has previous public relations experience from Celtic in Brookfield, BVK in Milwaukee and The Silver Co. in Seattle. She is a Marquette University communications graduate.
Douglas Benschoter has joined Harwood Engineering Consultants, Wauwatosa, as executive director. He has more than 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry.
Ryan D. Schultz has joined Fiduciary Real Estate Development as a director of development with a focus on single-family subdivisions. Schultz previously was vice president of development operations at MLG Development in Brookfield. He holds bachelor of business administration degrees in real estate and urban land development, and marketing from UW-Milwaukee.
Jodi Sturgeon has joined Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. as vice president of lending. She was vice president for the New Hampshire Community Loan Fund in Concord, N.H., for eight years. Meanwhile Barbara Kueny has joined the organization as development coordinator. She most recently was director of major gifts in the Milwaukee office of the American Heart Association.
Dana LaFontsee has been named director of corporate development at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. LaFontsee formerly was director of marketing for the school.
April 30, 2004 Small Business Times, Milwaukee

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