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Terry Morris has joined the Southeastern Wisconsin Service Center of Clifton Gunderson in Milwaukee as an audit senior manager. Morris is a graduate of UW-Oshkosh. She has more than 13 years of public accounting experience.
Robert Elkin has joined Crispell-Snyder as manager of the Lake Geneva firm’s new Private Development Section. Elkin holds a master’s degree in business administration from Marquette University and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a Wisconsin-licensed Professional Engineer with nearly 20 years of civil engineering experience.
Nguyen "Winn" Tran has joined the LePoidevin Rickinger Group in Brookfield as a graphic designer. Tran brings more than 11 years of experience to the firm. He holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from UW-Milwaukee. The LePoidevin Rickinger Group, Brookfield, has added Judson Luke as an account executive in its client services staff. Luke has more than six years of sales and marketing experience.
The Milwaukee accounting firm of Komisar Brady & Co. has added three new accountants to its staff. Jenny Buchert has joined the tax department at the staff level. She holds a degree in accounting from UW-Milwaukee and will be pursuing a master’s degree in taxation next September. Svetlana Goldstein has joined the tax department. She is pursuing her master’s degree in accounting at UW-Milwaukee and anticipates an August 2003 graduation. The firm also has announced several promotions. Yulia Vlasik was promoted from staff accountant to senior accountant. She holds a degree in accounting from UW-Milwaukee and has been with Komisar Brady & Co. since 2000. Rob Waite was promoted from junior staff accountant to staff accountant. He is a 2002 UW-Milwaukee accounting graduate and has been with the firm since January of 2001. He is pursuing an MBA at UW-Milwaukee. Brian D. Thiel was promoted from staff accountant to senior staff accountant. He is a December 1999 Marquette University graduate and has been with the firm since January 2000. Michael A. Burzynski has become a partner with the firm. He is a 1991 UW-Whitewater graduate and has been with Komisar Brady & Co. since 1994. Jenny Bremer was promoted from intern to junior staff accountant. She will graduate from UW-Milwaukee in June with a degree in accounting.
David Theune has joined the sales staff of Best Block Co. of Menomonee Falls. He has 29 years of experience in concrete masonry and the construction market.
Lori Wargolet has been named mortgage origination manager while Lorrie Wolters has been promoted to the position of mortgage servicing manager at Wauwatosa Savings Bank. Julie Wieczorek has been promoted to the new position of systems analysis manager at the bank.
Susie Thomson has joined DMC Advertising & Direct Marketing as director of client services. She has more than 10 years of experience in the advertising business, including work at TMP Worldwide. For the past three years, she served as vice president and general manager of TMP’s Milwaukee Directional Marketing Division.
Jeff Brand and David Drakulic have joined Harleys: The Store of Men in Shorewood as sales/fashion consultants. Brand has nearly 10 years of retail fashion experience while Drakulic has more than 20 years of sales experience, and had earlier worked at Harleys.
Tim Forseth has joined MC2, as retail manager. Forseth was a senior sales associate with AT&T wireless in Milwaukee. Kelly Vaile has joined MC2 as a retail associate. Vaile was a senior consultant with Infinity Wireless in the Fox Valley. Dan Kroenke has joined MC as service manager. Kroenke was an assistant manager for Landmark Luggage in Brookfield.
Steven Miazga has joined – National Survey & Engineering, a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, as coordinator of business development in its private development practice group. Miazga previously owned and managed his own consulting engineering business in Rhinelander, for 25 years. He was also active in local economic development. Prior to that experience he worked for a national multi-disciplinary consulting firm, serving the public and private sectors. Miazga has a bachelor of science degree in civil and environmental engineering with an emphasis on transportation and land development planning.
Ken Graber has been named senior public relations coordinator for the Drives, Motors and Machines business area of ABB Inc., Automation Technologies in New Berlin It is a newly created position. Graber will be responsible for all media relations and increasing awareness of ABB’s low-voltage and medium-voltage motor drive products across the key industrial and commercial markets that the company serves throughout the North American Region. Prior to joining ABB, Graber worked at Zigman Joseph Stephenson, beginning there in 1984 as a junior account executive, and rising to vice president. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Illinois Wesleyan University and a master of arts degree from the University of Illinois. ABB Inc., Automation Technologies, Drives, Motors and Machines, is the world’s largest manufacturer of electric motors and drives.
Mollie Boutell has joined the forensic accounting firm Sequence, in Milwaukee, as the office manager. She was previously employed by Marquette University.
Kenneth Petershack has joined Wangard Partners in Wauwatosa as a commercial associate broker. Prior to joining Wangard Partners, Petershack spent more than 15 years with Ford Motor Co. He held numerous senior management positions throughout the United States, which included, sales, consulting and marketing. In his various positions Petershack worked directly with both national and international clients. Prior to his departure from Ford, Petershack was the strategic manager for the Web-based development of Ford’s North American allocation and scheduling system producing more than three million vehicles. Petershack also has helped entrepreneurs in their search for real estate, the coordination of their marketing plans, the analysis of their financial operations, and the development of their annual strategic business plans. Petershack is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor of science degree in communications arts, and a master of business administration in marketing. Matthew J. Quest has been named a vice president at Wangard Partners. Quest began as an intern at Wangard in 1999. After graduating from UW-Madison with a business degree in management that December, Quest worked as an industrial associate broker.
Joe Malett has joined HNI Risk Services in New Berlin as an account executive. In his new position, Malett is responsible for marketing and soliciting new business as well as servicing accounts for HNI’s Manufacturing and Construction Divisions. He comes to HNI after more than three years with Liberty Mutual Group. Malett received a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and mass communications from UW-Milwaukee.
Craig Capano has joined CG Schmidt, Inc., in Milwaukee as the engineering and support services manager. He has a master of construction science and management degree from Clemson University. Capano also received a bachelor of science in construction management degree and an associate’s degree in engineering and architectural engineering technology from the Wentworth Institute of Technology. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in civil engineering with a concentration in construction at Marquette University. Stefanie Meyers has joined CG Schmidt as the director of human resources. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in human resource management from UW-Whitewater. Todd Rakowski has joined CG Schmidt as the controller. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from UW-Madison. Mary Ratayczak has joined CG Schmidt in Milwaukee as the office assistant. She received a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in human resource management from UW-Whitewater.
Terry Sutter and Sandra Ethier-Roadt have been named senior vice presidents of commercial banking for First Federal Savings Bank of Wisconsin. Sutter joined the bank in March. He has more than 35 years of commercial banking experience and is responsible for the bank’s commercial banking unit. Ethier-Roadt, who joined the bank in May, has more than 15 years of banking experience and manages a portfolio of commercial banking customers for the Waukesha-based bank.
Integrated Risk Solutions, Delafield, has hired Michelle Bandlow as a customer service agent. Bandlow brings nearly 20 years of insurance experience to the firm. She will lead the company’s proactive renewal process.
SynergyHealth has appointed Sue Roemer as director of SynergyHealth Surgical Services. Roemer will oversee the surgical services departments at both the St. Joseph’s Community Hospital of West Bend and the West Bend Surgery Center at the West Bend Clinic. Roemer will also be responsible for compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements for SynergyHealth Surgical Services.
Chuck Davis has retired after 21 years with the Greater Milwaukee Convention & Visitors Bureau. Davis retired from his position as vice president of association sales Dec. 18 to spend more time with his family. Scott Chard, the bureau’s convention sales manager, will take over the client relationships Davis had established.
James Gischia has been promoted to assistant vice president of Johnson Commercial Leasing, Milwaukee. In his new role, Gischia will be responsible for expanding the company’s leasing opportunities in the Waukesha, Madison, Janesville and Hayward markets. He most recently was a commercial leasing officer at the firm.
Attorney Donald Schoenfeld has joined von Briesen & Roper’s banking, bankruptcy and business restructuring practice group as a new shareholder. Schoenfeld brings more than 28 years of legal experience to the Milwaukee law firm. The law firm has named attorney Monica C. Hocum as an associate in its health care practice group. Hocum earned a University of Wisconsin bachelor’s degree in 1989 and a master’s degree in 1990. She earned her law degree at Marquette University, cum laude, in 1997.
Marsh, Inc. has added David Wierkiewicz as a new client consultant to its Milwaukee team. Wierkiewicz will be consulting with clients and prospective clients on all health and welfare benefit programs and general human resource solutions. He previously worked as an account manager for United Healthcare.
Rula Al-Saghir, M.D., has joined the pulmonology staff at the Good Hope Road Center of Advanced Healthcare in Milwaukee. Al-Saghir received her medical degree from Aleppo University in Aleppo, Syria.
Carolyn Campbell has been named child daycare administrator at The Lutheran Home in Wauwatosa. Campbell will direct the center, which serves more than 85 children each week in an intergenerational program. Campbell has been an employee at The Lutheran Home for 14 years.
EPIC of Wisconsin, in West Bend, has hired Brian LeClaire as a designer and animator. LeClaire has a wide range of production and design experience in multimedia, print and animation. EPIC also has hired Janet Hayek as the firm’s new office coordinator. Hayek has 20 years of secretarial experience, most recently at a large health care organization.
Bill Hurwitz has been named general manager of the Milwaukee Radio Alliance (MRA). Hurwitz has held sales executive positions with the MRA since 1995. The MRA operates radio stations WLUM, WMCS and WJZI. Prior to working at MRA, Hurwitz worked at radio stations WISN, WLTQ, WOKY and WQFM.
Amy Dodge has been hired as the new executive director of the Golf Foundation of Wisconsin. Dodge had been the interim executive director of the organization for the past three months. Prior to joining the foundation, Dodge worked for Blue Horse and Shully’s Cuisine.
Vito Parente has been named an account manager at The Langer Group in Wauwatosa. Parente recently graduated from Marian College with a degree in finance.
Jean McDonald has been named administrator of The Gardens at Bayside, which are owned and operated by The Lutheran Home, of Wauwatosa. McDonald has served as chief operating officer of Lifecare Hospitals of Milwaukee, vice president of integrated services at Columbia-St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee and vice president of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. A registered nurse, she received her master’s degree in administrative medicine from UW-Madison.
Linda Myszewski has joined the accounting firm if Sitzberger, Widmann & Co. in Brookfield as a senior accountant. She brings six years of experience to the firm, and holds a degree in accounting from UW-Milwaukee.
Curt Meilicke has joined St. Francis Hospital in Milwaukee as director of IS operations. He brings more than 20 years of experience in information technology. Most recently, he was a member of The Revere Group, a national technology consulting firm with offices in Milwaukee. He holds a bachelor of science degree in computational mathematics from Marquette University.
Tim Forseth has joined MC2, as retail manager. Forseth was a senior sales associate with AT&T wireless in Milwaukee. Kelly Vaile has joined MC2 as a retail associate. Vaile was a senior consultant with Infinity Wireless in the Fox Valley. Dan Kroenke has joined MC as service manager. Kroenke was an assistant manager for Landmark Luggage in Brookfield.

Jan. 10, 2003 Small Business Times, Milwaukee

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