Lori Jochem has been named corporate administration manager at Wauwatosa Savings Bank. Her previous position was manager of the HR department. The bank also has promoted Wendy Rice to IRA department supervisor.
Victor Baez has been named vice president of corporate program management at MGS Mfg. Group in Germantown. MGS is a provider to the plastics industry, with facilities located in Wisconsin, Illinois and Texas.
Amanda Robinson has been named marketing firector for the Wisconsin Ready Mixed Concrete Association. Most recently, Robinson was marketing coordinator for Hunzinger Construction Co. Prior to Hunzinger, Robinson served as technical communication coordinator for Johnson Controls. She received a bachelor’s of science in communications from UW-La Crosse with an emphasis in journalism.
Lisa A. Olson has been named a personal trust administrator at Associated Trust Co., part of Associated Wealth Management. Throughout her more than 20 years in the financial services industry, Olson has served in a variety of investment capacities, most recently as a trust advisor with Bank One Private Client Services in Milwaukee. Michael D. Jerrett has joined Associated Trust Co. as an employee benefits administrator in the Milwaukee area. Throughout his more than 10 years in the financial services industry, Jerrett has served in a variety of investment capacities, most recently as a retirement services account manager with Wells Fargo Retirement Plan Services in Milwaukee. Jerrett earned a bachelor’s degree. in business administration from UW-Platteville.
Jim Goetz has been named director of corporate finance in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of Wipfli Ullrich Bertelson. Goetz’s primary responsibility will be working with businesses in eastern Wisconsin (from Green Bay to Milwaukee. Goetz has more than 25 years of in-depth experience working with equity/debt placement, divestitures and acquisition assistance.
Patsy Lederer has joined KeyLink Solutions in Thiensville as human resources manager. Lederer has more than 25 years of experience in human resources/benefits management and is a current member of the Society for Human Resources Management. She has held positions of HR manager, senior HR manager, corporate HR manager, and vice president of human resources in the manufacturing industry. Patty Enders has been promoted to supervisor of Self Funded Administration at KeyLink Solutions. In addition to supervisory experience, Enders has had first hand experience as a senior administrative representative. Enders has been with KeyLink Solutions since August 2001.
James S. Swiderski has joined the Milwaukee law firm of Weiss Berzowski Brady as an associate in the Business Law practice group. Swiderski’s practice will include corporate law, securities law, international law and Indian law. Swiderski is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1992) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (J.D., cum laude, 1999). He was previously with the law firm of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren.
R&R Insurance Services, Inc., one of Wisconsin’s largest and most diverse independent agencies, is pleased to announce the promotion of
Sue Voigt has been promoted to the position of account executive, personal lines, at the West Bend office of R&R Insurance Services. Voigt brings more than 17 years of insurance-related experience. She has been with R&R Insurance Services since July 2001. Elisabeth Wright has joined R&R with 13 years of claims handling and customer service and sales at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin. Wright is currently attending Marquette University in pursuit of her degree in law studies with a minor in business organization and leadership.
Kirk Thomas and Marcia Deckert have been named application support analysts at Virtual Care Provider in Milwaukee. The company, which serves the technology needs of the long-term-care profession, also has appointed John Wilson as its system engineer, Lisa Kutil as senior software QA specialist, and Melanie Fogt as business systems consultant. Sherry Cribb has joined the company as a call center operator while Peter Kiely and Kurt Knipper have been named sales representatives.
Elisa Mason has joined Extendicare Health Services in Milwaukee as a payroll specialist while Jessica Sengejo has joined the company as a senior file clerk.
Lance Capps has been named executive chef at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee. Capps comes to The Pfister from the Grad Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, where he served as executive sous chef for seven years. He holds a degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., and is an American Culinary Foundation certified chef de cuisine. Capps will oversee menus and day-to-day culinary operations for The Pfister’s food-and-beverage outlets including Celia, Café Rouge and the Lobby Lounge. Meanwhile, The Pfister has named Peter Zellmer its director of sales and marketing. Zellmer spent the last six years as assistant director of sales at the Grand Geneva Resort, and earlier worked in sales with Hilton Hotels and Renaissance Hotels in Chicago. He is a 1990 graduate of UW-Stout with a degree in hotel and restaurant management.
Jan. 24, 2003 Small Business Times, Milwaukee