Michael L. Hennen has been named corporate executive vice president – operations and controller at Call_Solutions in Brookfield, while Stephen T. Zollo has been appointed corporate executive vice president-operations and technology. Hennen joined Call_Solutions in March 2002 as vice president, controller. With this new appointment, Hennen will also oversee multiple, specialized business units of Call_Solutions. Prior to joining Call_Solutions, he was previously vice president and controller for Sensient Technologies. Prior to Sensient, Hennen’s experience included 16 years with Deloitte & Touche providing accounting, auditing and business consulting services to clients in the manufacturing and financial services industries. Zollo came to Call_Solutions in May of 2001 with the company’s acquisition of the OnPoint division, where he served as president and general manager. He has more than 20 years of technology-enabled customer service experience and extensive senior management responsibilities with public and privately held companies. Prior to joining OnPoint, Zollo was a senior executive with AMR Corp. Zollo’s notable achievements included the product launch of Travelocity, one of today’s most successful Internet travel sites. Zollo was also founder and president of Innovative Business Solutions, a management consulting firm specializing in organizational re-engineering engagements and emerging electronic distribution channels.
Jaime Klemp has joined the IT division of Brown & Martin in Waukesha as a designer and Web developer. Klemp is a UW-Stevens Point graduate and previously was the Web designer at Gateway Technical College.
Mary Kidney has joined the art department of Epic of Wisconsin in West Bend. She had been a production assistant at The Gessert Group.
Barb Gamez has been named marketing manager while David Landis has been named copywriter at the new marketing division of the National Funeral Directors Association in Brookfield. Prior to joining the association, Gamez was a marketing specialist at a local manufacturing firm. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UW-Milwaukee. Landis had worked as a copywriter at Curro, Rankin & Williams and at Carson Pirie Scott. He is a Cardinal Stritch University graduate with a bachelor’s degree.
Eric Weishaar has joined the landscape design/build team at The Hawks Nursery Co. in Wauwatosa. A landscape design graduate of the Milwaukee Area Technical College, Weishaar has experience in landscaping in Colorado.
Kevin Cavanaugh and Ralph Lapp have joined the sales staff at Quality Concrete Products in Sussex. Cavanaugh, who is an architectural consultant, has 16 years of experience in concrete masonry and the construction markets. Lapp has more than 28 years of experience in concrete masonry and the construction markets.
Dean Webb has been promoted from reimbursement analyst II to reimbursement specialist in the reimbursement department of Extendicare in Milwaukee. Chris Osterberg has been named director of behavioral services in Extendicare’s clinical services department; she had been a clinical business systems analyst with the company. Katie Kallies has been promoted from a purchasing assistant in the company’s purchasing department to a secretary in its facilities management department. Christine Wedemayer has joined Extendicare’s accounts payable department as a customer service representative. Amy Suggest has joined the firm’s clinical services department as a secretary. Richard Lord joined the firm’s purchasing department as purchasing director. Tamara Harris joined Extendicare’s accounts payable department as an accounts payable processor. And Doreen Karass has joined the company’s accounts receivable department as the collections supervisor.
Gregg Prossen has assumed the leadership position of the Industrial/Distribution Center of the Zimmerman Design Group in Wauwatosa. He has more than 20 years of design and project management experience. Meanwhile, Thomas Schroeder, Cletus Hasslinger and Michael Haessly have joined the firm as project architects. Thomas Witte is the firm’s new project manager while Kristy Sands was hired as a job captain. Jennifer Drake joined the firm’s interior design and space planning staff while Eric Stevens was hired onto the firm’s information technology staff.
Melanie Buellesbach has been named editor of Dollhouse Miniatures, a publication of Kalmbach Publishing Co. in Waukesha. She replaces Candice St. Jaques, who was named editor-in-chief of the Book Department of Kalmbach. Buellesbach joined the company seven years ago as a copy editor of Model Railroader magazine. Most recently, she served as Model Railroader’s managing editor.
Marianne Andritsch has been named marketing director for St. Michael Hospital in Milwaukee. Andritsch has more than 25 years of experience in health care and public relations. For the past 17 years, she has been a consultant to Milwaukee businesses, non-profit organizations and health-care organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree from UW-Madison.
Linda Freese has joined Marcus Promotions as an account executive. She had been at Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Milwaukee and before that, at Milwaukee Magazine.
Wolter Hydraulics & Power Systems has announced the appointment of Pablo Serrato as a sales engineer. He will work with engineering firms providing inside sales and project management for power generation systems from Generac Power Systems. Serrato has more than 15 years of experience with power systems. He most recently was engineering account manager with Cummins NPower. He previously held several positions with Caterpillar Inc., most recently as marketing sales manager. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and has a bachelor of science degree in aerospace engineering.
Adam Keller and Frank Jendusa have been named financial representatives with the Stamm Financial Group, New Berlin, part of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.
Brenden Vierk and Paul Zahour have been named financial representatives with the James A. Schwertfeger Financial Group, part of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.
Rich Beeson has become the president of New Berlin-based The Printery, a commercial sheet-fed printing company. Beeson was formerly the vice president of operations for another Consolidated Graphics company, Rush Press, a commercial sheet-fed printing company headquartered in San Diego.
Creative Constructors in Menomonee Falls has added Julianne Boerner as administrative assistant to the project managers. Boerner’s 32 years of experience includes administrative, sales, clerical and volunteer work.
Jane Reilly has joined Bank Mutual as manager at the Mequon office at 11249 N. Port Washington Rd. Reilly received her bachelor of arts degree in speech communication. She also has a master of science degree in business management.
Jeff Wertz has been appointed sales director of the Cedarburg/Grafton office of Shorewest Realtors. Wertz started in real estate in 1981 and in 1990 joined Shorewest as sales director of the Menomonee Falls office, later becoming sales director of the Mequon Office. In 1997, Wertz left Shorewest to manage another real estate office.
Conrad Garvey, Eric Lien and Susan Ruedinger have joined the senior management team at AQS Inc. in Hartland. Garvey joined AQS as vice president of sales. Prior to AQS, Garvey built a sales organization at IVANS, a supplier of managed-data network and application products and services to the P&C, life and healthcare marketplaces. He is a graduate of The University of Findlay. Lien is AQS’s director of marketing. He worked at Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation in various engineering and sales positions and with two different divisions of General Electric in product management, technology, and marketing. He also held the top marketing position with InfoRay, a Massachusetts-based start-up company; and was vice president for global marketing with SilverStream Software, now a division of Novell, another Massachusetts-based company that provides standards-based enterprise software for creating advanced web services and e-business applications. Lien earned his MBA from RPI in New York and a BSEE from Milwaukee School of Engineering. Ruedinger has been appointed vice president of finance at AQS. A graduate of Marquette University and a CPA, Ruedinger has experience in financial reporting and improving operational performance in service and technology industries. She joins AQS from Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, a software development company serving the P&C industry, where she was senior director of operations and corporate controller. She also has served in management positions with Affinity Corp., Manpower International and Metavante.
Jodi Hanna has been named loan operations officer at Waukesha State Bank. Hanna has worked for the bank since 1982, starting her career in data processing and moving to the loan department in 1992.
Lyle Ruble has joined management at Gammex RMI as director of customer service. Ruble brings more than 25 years of experience in global business development with a focus on manufacturing. Ruble did his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Utah.
Adam Berger has joined the Doering Leasing Co., Milwaukee, as fleet executive. He had been at a Big-4 accounting firm redesigning heavy equipment and car rental companies’ leasing programs. Berger received his bachelor of science degree in business management and law from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.
Mike Parnon has joined The Redmond Co. as design services director. He has more than 20 years of architectural experience. Parnon comes to Redmond from a design/build background and his portfolio includes work in the financial, commercial, hospitality, and residential markets. He earned a B.A. in fine arts from Tulane University and is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Architecture.
Lisa Reynders has joined Teuteberg Inc. as an account executive. She has more than 12 years of experience in the printing industry. Reynders received a degree in graphics and printing from Madison Area Technical College.
The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Wauwatosa, has named three new members of its management team. Jeff Hauswirth will serve as the director of finance. Mary Beth May has been named director of information services. Michael A. Montwill joins as vice president-business development and operations. Hauswirth has 10 years of experience in healthcare finances. Previously, he worked as the financial planning and development supervisor at Froedtert Hospital and as the manager of corporate cost accounting at Family Health Systems. Hauswirth earned his master’s degree in business administration at UW-Milwaukee. May brings 16 years of business experience in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, May was a member of the Information Services Division at Ascension Health in Evansville, Ind., and was a manager of information stems at Columbia St. Mary’s Health System in Milwaukee. She received a bachelor’s of business administration degree from UW-Milwaukee. Montwill, prior to joining The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, was the president of Montwill Consulting Group and chief operating officer for HCA, The Healthcare Co., at the Olympia Fields Regional Osteopathic Medical Center, Olympia Fields, Ill. He holds an undergraduate degree and doctorate in pharmacy from Creighton University in Omaha. He also holds a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management in Oak Brook, Ill.
Orion Energy Systems, Plymouth, has appointed Eric von Estorff to the newly created position of general counsel. Von Estorff most recently worked at Quad/Graphics, Pewaukee. At Orion, von Estorff will be responsible for managing the company’s legal affairs, with emphasis in such areas as development of a national sales and distribution network, commercial transactions, intellectual property, financing and securities issues and corporate governance. Von Estorff received his undergraduate degree from Williams College (Massachusetts) in 1987 and his law degree at Marquette University Law School. He earlier practiced with Godfrey & Kahn.
Peggy Schneider has joined Creative Constructors in Menomonee Falls as accounting manager. Schneider brings 16 years of real estate development and manufacturing experience. Schneider has passed her Certified Public Accountant exam and obtained a bachelor’s degree in history from UW-Whitewater and completed accounting courses at UW-LaCrosse.