Personnel File

Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:37 pm

Advertising and Public Relations
Boelter + Lincoln, Milwaukee, hired Jennifer Thomas and Josh Hertzog as account coordinators. Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications with a focus on advertising and public relations from UW-Milwaukee. Hertzog holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations from UW-Milwaukee.
Tom Leverenz joined MGI Communications, Menomonee Falls, as a digital artist. Leverenz has five years of experience.
Avicom Marketing Communications, Waukesha, hired Mandi Kaminski as an art assistant; Cindy Lussier as project manager in the promotional division;
Stephanie Ford as a graphic artist; Lisa Wanner as an account coordinator; Nick Krueger as a senior art director and Roberta Gorzek as an account executive.
Boelter + Lincoln also promoted Diane Charno to director of account services.
Nicole Beaver, promotions manager at Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, will serve as president of the Wisconsin Direct Marketing Association, Milwaukee. Lena Stephenson, director of direct marketing services for Brady Marketing Group, Menomonee Falls, will serve as vice president.
GS Design, Milwaukee hired Matthew Fleming as a designer and Tyler McCallister as an interactive developer. Fleming previously served as a senior designer for GMR Marketing, New Berlin. McCallister previously served as a multimedia designer for the UW-Madison athletic department.

Thomas Koch joined Plunkett Raysich Architects, Milwaukee, as chief operating officer. Koch has 24 years of experience and most recently served as director of business analysis for Monster Worldwide, New York.

Banking & Finance
Timothy Shirk joined Francis Investment Counsel, Hartland, as a client services specialist. Shirk holds a bachelor’s degree from Moody Bible Institute.
The Ziegler Companies, Milwaukee, hired James Redpath as managing director and head of health care corporate finance for Ziegler Capital Markets Group and Neil Borg as a senior vice president for the group. Redpath and Borg previously worked for Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co., Arlington, Va.
Jefferson Wells, Brookfield, promoted Liza Warner to internal audit and controls solutions director. Warner joined the firm in 1996 and most recently served as managing director of the Milwaukee office. She has more than 22 years of experience.
Ann Duvernell joined First Choice Mortgage, Waukesha, as a conforming loan analyst. Duvernell has about 15 years of experience as a loan processor and closer.
Greg Dahlman joined Dana Investment Advisors, Brookfield, as senior vice president and portfolio manager. Dahlman has more than 13 years of experience and most recently served as a portfolio manager for Associated Trust Co., a division of Associated Bank, Green Bay.

Building & Construction
CG Schmidt, Milwaukee, promoted Shelley Anderson to benefits and staffing coordinator and Kern Dodds to desktop and network support specialist and hired Betsy Harkleroad as a project accountant assistant, William Kulling as a project manager and Heidi Krug as office assistant. Anderson joined CG Schmidt in 2004. Dodds joined CG Schmidt in 2003.
Chris Poetker joined the Jansen Group, Milwaukee, as a project cost accountant.  Poetker has two years of accounting experience and has worked in the construction field for six years.
Building Service Inc. (BSI), Milwaukee and Appleton, hired Ellen Hayward as director of sales, Eric Ohlfs as an architectural designer and Lucas Richmond as an architect. Ohlfs previously served as a carpenter and designer for Mike Kempken and Sons, Burlington. Richmond previously served as a 3D modeler consultant for Burmeister Woodwork, Hales Corners.
The Milwaukee office M. A. Mortenson, Minneapolis, promoted Matt Goebel and Joe Krueger to project managers, Dustin Loy to superintendent and Chad Norris to assistant superintendent. Goebel, Loy and Norris have been with Mortenson for more than five years.
Steve Garrison of Duwe Metal Products, Menomonee Falls, will serve as president of the American Subcontractors Association of Greater Milwaukee (ASA-GM), Milwaukee. Linda Lucas of Hess Sweitzer Painting, New Berlin, will serve as vice president; Larry Michael of The Brehmer Agency, Butler, will serve as secretary and John Knier of LaForce, Green Bay, will serve as treasurer. John Faust of Faust Co., Milwaukee, and Kevin Henrichs of Lippert Tile, Menomonee Falls, joined ASA-GM as directors.
John Haun joined Creative Constructors, Menomonee Falls, as project manager and estimator. Haun has 35 years of construction management experience.

Commercial Furnishing
Mary McKillip joined Schroeder Solutions, New Berlin, as sales coordinator. McKillip holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design from Mount Mary College.

Claire Hackmann, a community volunteer, will serve a second year as chair of the board of trustees for the Milwaukee School of Art & Design, Milwaukee. Allen W. (Sandy) Williams, Jr., partner at Foley & Lardner, Milwaukee, will serve as vice chair; Lawrence Moon, chairman and CEO of Sandstone Group, Milwaukee, will serve as treasurer and Linda Stephenson, a community volunteer will serve as secretary. New board members include Jerry Benjamin, co-managing director of A.B. Data, Milwaukee; Pati Ericson, a local artist; Robert Joseph, founder and owner of Joseph Property Development, Milwaukee; Madeleine Kelly Lubar, a community volunteer and Andrea Schloemer, a local painter.

Health Care
Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, hired Dr. Anne Martinelli, an obstetrician and gynecologist at Medical Associates Health Centers, Menomonee Falls; Dr. Monica McDonald in pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, and Dr. Michael Wenzel in radiology at Wisconsin Radiology Specialists, Mequon.
Dr. Daniel Gilman, an obstetrician and gynecologist, joined Covenant Medical Group, Milwaukee. Gilman joined the medical staff of St. Francis Hospital, Milwaukee, and will practice from the Fine Lando Clinic, Cudahy. He has 21 years of experience.
Jeffrey Palmucci joined Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, as director of radiology. Palmucci has 18 years of experience directing radiology departments and most recently served as director of radiology for Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio.

Human Services
Sandra Dugan, administrator at Milwaukee Catholic Home’s Health & Rehabilitation Center, Milwaukee, will serve as president of the Kiwanis Club of Milwaukee.

Aegis, Brookfield, promoted Nicholas Dillon to director of education and risk services. Dillon joined Aegis in 2003 and most recently served as a worker’s compensation claims consultant. He has more than 15 years of experience in claims and risk management.
Jay Zahn joined R&R Insurance Services, Waukesha, as a bond executive on the commercial lines sales team. Zahn has more than 19 years of insurance experience and most recently served as senior account executive for St. Paul Travelers, St. Paul, Minn.
Cathy Hansen joined Hays Companies of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, as vice president. Hansen has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and most recently worked with HNI Risk Services, New Berlin.
Lori Kelly joined Fitzgerald, Clayton, James & Kasten, Mequon, as personal lines upscale solutions (PLUS) agent. Kelly previously served as a personal lines underwriter for Robertson Ryan & Associates, Milwaukee.

Legal Services
Deloitte & Touche, Milwaukee, promoted Tim Hanley, partner, to national leader for diversified manufacturing and industrial products sector of the manufacturing industry practice. Hanley will continue to serve as Midwest regional leader for manufacturing and will remain the lead client service partner on Midwest and Wisconsin-area clients. Hanley joined the firm in 2002 and has 27 years of experience.
Joseph Rupkey joined the real estate practice of Godfrey, Leibsle, Blackbourn & Howarth, Elkhorn. He holds a law degree from University of Houston Law Center.

Landscaping and Maintenance
Belinda Abendschein joined Durham Hill, Muskego, as head of a newly created birdscaping division. Abendschein has more than 10 years of experience in the bird feed and bird care product industry.

Racine Federated, Racine, promoted John Erskine III to vice president. Erskine joined Racine Federated in 1998 and will continue to serve as product manager for Racine’s Vortex flow meter line and as the director of international sales.

Jeff Hayes joined The Printery, New Berlin, as a sales representative.

Real Estate
Ogden, the Real Estate Co., Milwaukee, hired MJ GrossKreutz, Jessie James, Elaine Stricklin, Gloria Evans, Angel Salmeron, Sierra Reece, Matt Ludka, Kristi Erdman, Sherry Hennecke and Louise Stanul as residential agents.

Religious Organizations
John Stollenwerk, Jr., leader of the Casual Comfort Collection for Allen-Edmonds Shoe, Milwaukee, joined the board of directors of Catholic Purchasing Services, Miami, Fla.
James Watters joined Pastors Retreat Network, Delafield, as regional development director. Watters has more than 15 years of senior management experience and previously served as manager of direct response marketing for World Vision International, Monrovia, Calif.

Hozafa Motiwala joined Security MicroImaging, Milwaukee, as an integration services engineer. Motiwala has six years of experience in the IT industry and holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from UW-Milwaukee.


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