Personnel File

Last updated on May 13th, 2019 at 02:40 pm

Advertising & Public Relations

Brenda Bickel-Bonds joined Integré, Waukesha, as a copywriter. Prior to joining Integré, Bickel-Bonds served as an associate creative director at Glowac+Harris+Madison Advertising, Madison. She holds an associate’s degree in commercial art from Madison Area Technical College.
Chris Jones joined Bader Rutter & Associates, Milwaukee, as an assistant account executive in the agency’s account services group. Prior to joining Bader Rutter, Jones served as a media and direct marketing specialist for Brady Marketing Group, Menomonee Falls. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and psychology from UW-Green Bay.
Scott Kautzmann joined Phoenix Marketing Group, Milwaukee, as business development manager. Kautzmann has 15 years of business development experience.

Versant, Milwaukee, promoted Korre Johnson to senior account manager. Johnson joined Versant in 2005 and most recently served as director of recruitment marketing. He has more than five years of client service experience.
Elizabeth Harrison joined Brady Marketing Group, Menomonee Falls, as a global market strategist. Harrison has more than 20 years of experience in the medical field. Prior to joining the firm, Harrison served as global product development manager for cardiovascular ultrasound for GE Healthcare, U.K.

Banking & Finance

Maritime Savings Bank, West Allis, promoted Gina Bontempo to assistant vice president of underwriting, Erna Wilde to loan servicing supervisor and Stefanie Bonesteel to marketing director. Thee Maritime Savings Bank divisions announced promotions: Maritime Mortgage promoted Jeff Hollenbeck to senior vice president; MSB Financial Services promoted Dale Wallis Elam to vice president and Legend Title promoted Lori Staniszewski to vice president.
Michelle Rossi-Weida joined Kowal Investment Group, Elm Grove, as operations manager. Rossi-Weida has about 10 years of experience in the financial service industry.
Robert Schroeder joined Wauwatosa Savings Bank, Wauwatosa, as vice president of residential lending. Schroeder has more than 20 years of experience in retail banking and consumer lending. He will be located at the Residential Lending Center in West Allis.
RidgeStone Bank, Brookfield, hired Jessie Hagen and Therese Hofer as vice presidents of business banking. Hagen has more than 17 years of banking experience and most recently served as a business development officer for the SBA division of U.S. Bank, Minneapolis. Hofer has 17 years of banking experience and most recently served as vice president of branch banking for Chase, Bridgewater, Mass.

Building & Construction

CG Schmidt, Milwaukee, promoted Mikelis “Mike” Abuls to executive vice president and chief operating officer and hired Jeff Werderman as a project manager and Theresa Miresse as a project accountant. Abuls joined CG Schmidt in 1999 and most recently serviced as vice president of operations and head of 1SOURCE, the company’s design-build division.
Triad Construction, West Allis, hired Tom Long as controller and Chris Brandt as yard manager. Long has seven years of experience in public accounting.


Rick Piraino joined Impact Consulting Group, Brookfield, as a leadership coach and trainer in the Living As A Leader division.


Dr. Matthew Gibson, superintendent of schools for the Elmbrook School District, will serve as chairman of the board of directors for EconomicsWisconsin, Milwaukee. Meridee Maynard, senior vice president of life products for Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee, will serve as vice chairman; Jim Guenther of EconomicsWisconsin will serve as president; Leslie Hauser, director of tax services for Jefferson Wells, Milwaukee, will serve as secretary and treasurer; James Flora a teacher in the New Holstein School District will serve as vice president of education; John Arevalo, chief financial officer and partner of Versant, Milwaukee, will serve as vice president of finance; and Stephanie Chedid, senior vice president of MBO Cleary Advisors, Milwaukee, will serve as vice president of marketing.


Ruekert/Mielke, Waukesha, promoted Steven Wurster and Anthony Petersen to supervisory positions in the civil and municipal department. Wurster joined the firm in 1999 and most recently served as a project engineer and a project manager. Petersen joined Ruekert/Mielke in 2001 and previously served as a project engineer. Peterson also serves as the town engineer for the Town of Merton."

Government Organizations

Anna Benton joined the City of Milwaukee Health Department as maternal and child health division manager. Benton holds a master’s degree in international development from the University of East Anglia in Norwich, U.K.

Health Care

Dr. Angela
Breckenridge and Dr. Mark O’Meara joined the board of directors for SynergyHealth Foundation, West Bend. Breckenridge is an obstetrician and gynecologist, and O’Meara is an orthopedic surgeon. Both practice from West Bend Clinic, West Bend.

Bill Burkhart, Cynthia LaConte, Susan Templin and Dr. Gregory Van Winkle joined the board of directors for Community Memorial Foundation, Menomonee Falls. Burkhart is president of Skyline Development, Milwaukee; LaConte is chief operating officer of The F. Dohmen Co., Germantown; Templin is a documentary filmmaker in Germantown and Van Winkle is an orthopedic surgeon with Forward! Orthopedics, Menomonee Falls.
Sarah Hasslinger joined the Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation, Oconomowoc, as development coordinator. Hasslinger has more than six years of experience in the non-profit sector. She holds a master’s degree in public service with a specialization in nonprofit management from Marquette University.
Dr. Jane Collis-Geers; Dr. Daryl Pearlstein; Dr. Russell Harland and Dr. Mark Wright joined the medical staff at Community Memorial Hospital. Collis-Geers specializes in ophthalmology and has an independent practice. Pearlstein specializes in thoracic surgery and practices from Thoracic Surgery Associates, Menomonee Falls; Harland specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine and practices from Medical Associates Health Centers, Menomonee Falls. Wright specializes in psychiatry and practices from the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.
Madison Medical Affiliates, Milwaukee, recently created an endocrinology department with the hiring of four specialists, including Dr. Antoni Gofron, Dr. Mitchell Jacobson, Dr. Elaine Drobny and Dr. Sanford Mallin. Prior to joining Madison Medical Affiliates, Jacobson, Drobny and Mallin operated an endocrinology practice in Milwaukee.
Melissa Vranak and Bobbi Lange Fogle, nurses at Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Wauwatosa, will serve as officers for the Milwaukee chapter of the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), Des Plaines, Ill. Vranak will serve as secretary and Fogle will serve as treasurer.

Legal Services

Chad Taylor joined DeWitt Ross & Stevens, Madison. Taylor focuses his practice on government relations, environment, real estate and land use matters and will practice at both the Madison and Brookfield office. Taylor previously served as chief legal counsel to the Office of the Governor, chief legal counsel and senior policy advisor to the Office of the Assembly Speaker, chairperson of the Wisconsin Pardon Advisory Board, and member of the Wisconsin Claims Board.
Scott Campbell, an assistant United States attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, will serve as president of the executive committee for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association (EDWBA), Milwaukee. Robert Gegios of Kohner, Mann & Kailas, Milwaukee,  will serve as president-elect; Kathy Nusslock of Davis & Kuelthau, Milwaukee, will serve as vice president; Michael Matthews of Foley & Lardner, Milwaukee, will serve as secretary; and Cristina Hernandez-Malaby of Quarles & Brady, Milwaukee, will serve as treasurer.
Ken Voss, attorney for the Brookfield office of DeWitt, Ross & Stevens, Madison, will serve as director emeritus of the construction and public contract law section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Voss also serves as general counsel for the Wisconsin chapter of the American Subcontractors Association, Alexandria, Va.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, Milwaukee, promoted Francis Deisinger to vice president and general counsel. Deisinger is a shareholder in the firm’s litigation department. He joined the firm in 1982.
Richard Sindic joined Cross Law Firm, Milwaukee, as head of its litigation and small business practice areas. Prior to joining Cross Law Firm, Sindic served as a partner with Weiss Berzowski Brady, Milwaukee and Delafield.


Jim Gottfried joined Visual Systems, Milwaukee, as a customer service representative. Prior to joining Visual Systems, Gottfried served as a graphics print coordinator for ADVO, Windsor, Conn.

Kalmbach Publishing, Waukesha, promoted Chuck Croft to senior vice president. Croft joined Kalmbach in 1998 and most recently served as vice president of finance and administration.


Quad/Graphics, Sussex, promoted
Bill Graushar to vice president of finishing operations. Graushar has been with Quad/Graphics for 27 years and most recently served as manager of finishing research and development.
Real Estate

Shorewest, Realtors, Brookfield, hired Marquita McVicker as a sales associate in the Downtown office and Kristy Plassmeyer as a sales associate in the New Berlin office.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, Mequon, hired Nicole
Mansfield in the Cedarburg office; Ora Todd in the Menomonee Falls office; Randall Bauter in the Mequon office; John Wagner in the Metrowest office; Clair Holland in the Racine office; and Vicky Vasudeva in the Shorewood office.


Brian Cayle joined Fields Land Rover Glendale, a division of Fields Automotive Group, Glenview, Ill., as general sales manager. Cayle has more than 25 years of experience in the automotive industry.
Nicole Stone joined Open Pantry Food Marts of Wisconsin, Pleasant Prairie, as human resources manager. Stone has seven years of human resources experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Cardinal Stritch University.
Social Services

Enrique Figueroa and Kristela Cervera joined the board of directors of UMOS, Milwaukee. Figueroa is director of the Roberto Hernandez Center and assistant to the provost for Latino affairs for UW-Milwaukee. Cervera is a commissioner at the Milwaukee Municipal Court.

Dr. Meng Law, an associate professor of neurosurgery and radiology at New York University School of Medicine, joined the medical advisory board of Kyron Clinical Imaging, Wauwatosa. Law has more than 10 years of experience practicing medicine and specializes in perfusion MR imaging (pMRI) and MR Spectroscopy (MRS).

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