Ellen Reidy has joined National Survey & Engineering, a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, Brookfield, as a civil engineer in the regional mall group. Reidy is responsible for site grading, drainage, paving and utility design for various commercial developments. Reidy was most recently employed with Edwards and Kelcey, Milwaukee, as an engineer. She has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Marquette University. Sara Arnold has joined National Survey & Engineering as a civil engineer in the private development practice group. Arnold is responsible for sewer and water main designs, grading and erosion control plans, paving and storm drainage plans, stormwater management plans, calculations and permitting. Arnold was most recently employed with Mayo Corp., Madison, as a civil engineering and surveying intern. She has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with an environmental emphasis from UW-Madison.
Mike Christensen, Matt Horton, Shem Lemke, Marcia Gabriel and Larry Palank have been promoted at Hunzinger Construction Co. Christensen was promoted from project manager to senior project manager. Horton was promoted from project manager to senior project manager. Lemke was promoted from assistant project manager to project manager. Gabriel was promoted to director of Hunzinger Construction University. She also is an assistant project manager. Palank, was promoted to vice president of pre-construction services. He has served as a senior estimator at Hunzinger for 27 years.
Paul Salb has joined The Waterstone Group, Mequon, as a business development/relationship manager in the firm’s Employment Administration Services Division. Salb has six years of experience in human resources management and administrative outsourcing.
Daniel Peters has joined Jos. Schmidt & Sons Construction Co. in Sheboygan as a project manager. He has more than 30 years of construction experience. During the last 12 years he was the president and co-owner of Wall-Rich Construction Co. in Manitowoc. Along with his project management, he will help Jos. Schmidt & Sons expand its presence in the Manitowoc area.
Michael D. Huitink has joined the litigation practice group of the Godfrey & Kahn law firm in Milwaukee. He received his bachelor of science degree, summa cum laude, from Central Iowa College in 1996 and his law degree, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1999.
Tammy Gilpin-Ripp has joined Versant in Milwaukee as an account group director. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from UW-Milwaukee, and earlier worked at Hanson-Dodge Design and at BVK.
William J. Evans has joined Robertson Ryan & Associates, Milwaukee, as a vice president, working at the firm’s Waukesha office. He had been a vice president at Frank F. Haack & Associates, Wauwatosa.
Phil Yewlett has joined Vilter Manufacturing as credit manager for the industrial refrigeration company. Yewlett brings 10 years of experience in commercial credit, holding the position of credit analyst for Equifax, Dell Computer and Railtrack. He is a graduate of Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, with a degree in economics and is a member of the Institute of Credit Management, United Kingdom. Yewlett will be based at the company’s headquarters in Cudahy.
The Rev. Dana Lindsley has been named head of the consultation department of Christos Ministries.
David Curtis has joined Ellenbecker Investment Group, Elm Grove, as a sales and marketing associate.
Russell J. Barry has been named a stockholder in the Ruekert/Mielke engineering firm in Waukesha. He has been with Ruekert/Mielke since 1994 and has worked as a project manager and project engineer on a variety of municipal projects. He chairs the firm’s Project Management Committee and holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from UW-Milwaukee.
Wisconsin Window Sales of Waukesha has hired Steve Statz as a sales representative for the Madison area.
State Financial Bank has announced a number of promotions and hires. LaVerne Davis, assistant branch manager of the Milwaukee location on Downer Avenue, has been promoted to branch manager. Michelle Engel, assistant branch manager of the New Berlin location, has been promoted to branch manager. Diane Brock, head teller at the Waterford location, has been promoted to assistant branch manager. Carl Markowski, assistant branch manager at the Whitefish Bay branch, has been promoted to branch manager. Mary Burgdoff-White, regional operations supervisor at the Greenfield location, has been promoted to assistant branch manager. Janine Donnelly, teller supervisor at the Muskego location, has been promoted to personal banker. Jason Klein has joined State Financial Bank as a commercial lender in Elkhorn. Renee Jirik has joined the bank as branch manager at the Brookfield location. Matthew Dionne has joined the bank as branch manager of the Elkhorn location.
Scott M. Morgan has been named director of pharmacy at TriCast in Wauwatosa. He has been a pharmacist for more than 20 years and most recently was manager of the clinical pharmacy of a health benefits company. John Adler is TriCast’s new national practice leader. He has more than 13 years of experience in prescription drug benefit management insurance entities and consulting firms.
Tim Gordhamer has joined the La Macchia Group design/build firm in Milwaukee as a project manger. Prior to joining La Macchia Group, Gordhamer worked for several years at Building Committee Inc. (BCI) in Milwaukee. He served in the Army Reserves for 10 years until he was honorably discharged at the rank of captain.
Jody A. Petry has joined Clifton Gunderson’s Southeastern Wisconsin Service Center as an audit senior manager. Petry is a graduate of Western Michigan University. She has more than 12 years of public accounting experience.
Michael Fischer has joined Welch Hanson Associates, a division of Yaggy Colby Associates, as a project engineer. He earned his civil engineering degree at UW-Platteville, and has experience in storm water management, water and wastewater systems, as well as subdivision design experience from initial site design through construction management and project inspection.
Integrated Risk Solutions, Delafield, has hired Lori Mentel as a systems supervisor for the risk management and insurance brokerage firm. Mentel brings more than 10 years of accounting experience to the company. She most recently served as an accounting manager for a local insurance group. She is a resident of Brookfield.
Tammie Miller has joined Grace Matthews Inc. as vice president. Miller previously was the senior vice president of operations at the Innovative Resource Group, a subsidiary of Cobalt Corp., Milwaukee. Earlier in her career, Miller served at Alex.Brown & Sons and Lehman Brothers in a variety of investment banking roles, and she was an associate at First Chicago. Miller earned her bachelor’s degree in Latin American studies and astrophysics, in addition to her master’s degree in business administration from the University of Chicago.
Thomas Kopatich has joined RFP Commercial in Milwaukee as a broker. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin with a degree in real estate and urban development and has more than seven years of experience.
Sherry Frederick has joined Promo540 in Kenosha as an apparel sales associate. She has been best known in the Kenosha area for owning/operating Sherry’s Custom Graphics – a silk-screening and embroidery operation servicing local businesses, organizations and sports teams. Promo540 has been working with Frederick for two years. Sherry will continue to service her clients through Promo540.
May 2, 2003 Small Business Times, Milwaukee