Dawn Hagenau, marketing director for Jannsen & Co., Waukesha, will serve as chair of the marketing executive committee for CPAmerica International, Alachua, Fla.
Vollrath Associates, Milwaukee, promoted Miranda Schield to account executive. Schield joined Vollrath Associates in 2006 and most recently served as account coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Marquette University.
Christy Luthi joined Bader Rutter & Associates, Milwaukee, as an account executive. Prior to joining the firm, Luthi served as a marketing manager for iVision Solutions, Mequon. Luthi holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from UW-Whitewater.
Steven Ketterhagen joined AG Architecture, Wauwatosa, as an architect. Ketterhagen has more than five years of experience in architecture. He holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture and urban planning from UW-Milwaukee and a master’s degree in business administration from Cardinal Stritch University.
Arts & Entertainment
Fred Gerlach, a part-time consultant and instructor, will serve as president of Milwaukee Choristers, Milwaukee. Gail Anderson, choir director for Loving Shepherd Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, will serve as president-elect. Kelly Schroeder, manager of assurance services for Clifton Gunderson, Peoria, Ill., will serve as treasurer. Susan Wing, a student teacher supervisor for Marquette University, will serve as secretary. Jeanine Sonntag, a professional development manager for Catapult Learning, Philadelphia, Penn., will serve as past president.
Building & Construction
The Brookfield office of M. A. Mortenson, Minneapolis, hired Heather Booth as a project accountant; Jeremy
Cortesio as a project manager; Todd Hoffmaster as a design phase coordinator; Wendy McDonald as a project administrative assistant; Kaycee Milheiser as a receptionist and Lisa Simonds as an administrative assistant.
The Spancrete Group, Waukesha, promoted Brian Forston, Jim Gambon and Ron Klafka to project manager. Forston has been with Spancrete for six years and most recently served as project coordinator. Gambon has been with the company for 14 years and most recently served as a project coordinator. Klafka has more than 35 years of construction and project management experience and most recently served as a field superintendent.
Michal Riege joined the Brookfield office of SVA Consulting LLC, a division of SVA, Madison, as a business consultant. Riege holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from Marquette University.
National Survey & Engineering, a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, Brookfield, hired Clifton Poynter III and Bill Wondrachek, Jr. as project managers in the land development services division. Poynter has more than 10 years of experience in civil engineering and site design. Wondrachek has more than 11 years of experience in civil engineering.
Dianna Forrester joined the Waukesha County Tobacco Free Coalition as tobacco control specialist and coalition coordinator. Forrester’s position is funded by a federal grant, which is administered through Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls. Prior to joining the Waukesha County Tobacco Free Coalition, Forrester served as tobacco control specialist for the Washington County Health Department and coalition coordinator for the Washington County Tobacco Free Coalition.
Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, promoted Robin Ihde to manager of emergency services and added
Dr. Jesse Van Bommel, Dr. Rolando Espiritu, Dr. Anne Kis and Dr. Corey Shamah to its medical staff. Ihde has been with the hospital for nine years and most recently served as injury prevention coordinator. Van Bommel specializes in anesthesiology and practices from Falls Anesthesia Associates, Menomonee Falls. Espiritu and Kis specialize in internal medicine and practice from Infinity Healthcare Physicians, Menomonee Falls. Shamah specializes in hematology and oncology and practices from Advanced
The Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, appointed Eric Gass to assistant professor of family and community medicine in the Center for Healthy Communities. Gass joined the Medical College in 2002 and most recently served as program coordinator for Lakeshore Lodge and the Strong Rural Communities Initiative, which are part of the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program.
Dr. Kevin Walter joined the Variety Club Orthopedic Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, as a sports medicine specialist. Walter also serves as an assistant professor of orthopedics at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa.
Country Springs Hotel, Waukesha, promoted Tera Sagen to group sales manager and hired Kristine Willis as director of sales and revenue. Sagen has been with the hotel for 11 years and previously served as wedding specialist and catering manager. Willis has more than 20 years of sales experience in the hospitality industry and most recently served as general manager and director of sales for Best Western Milwaukee Airport, Milwaukee.
The Waukesha office of Humana, Louisville, Ky., promoted Deanna Kleczka and Bill Snyder as large group sales executives. Kleczka most recently served as a regional marketing consultant for Humana. She has more than 12 years of experience in the health benefits industry. Snyder most recently served as an account executive in the Austin, Texas location of Humana. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and politics from Vanderbilt University.
Roy Wagner, a shareholder at von Briesen & Roper, Milwaukee, will serve as chairperson-elect of the construction and public contract law section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Wagner serves as the chair of the construction law and litigation section of von Briesen & Roper.
The Mequon office of von Briesen & Roper, Milwaukee, hired John Stevens as a shareholder and Dale Stevens and Angela Schiller as paralegals in the wealth management section. Stevens will transfer his Cedarburg practice to the Mequon office of von Briesen & Roper and continue to maintain an office in Carefree, Ariz.
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek, Milwaukee, re-elected Ann Maher to a third term and elected Gina Carter to a first term on its board of directors. Maher joined the firm in 1998 and serves as a shareholder and as vice president of the firm’s litigation department. Carter joined Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek in 2005. She heads the intellectual property practice group in the Madison office and serves as a shareholder for the firm.
Security Personnel, Milwaukee, hired Denise Kujawa as human resource manager and Jonathon Zolinski as human resource assistant. Zolinski has eight years of experience in the security industry.
Jim Stiglich joined Ad Tape & Label, (ATL), Menomonee Falls, as a pharmaceutical labeling engineer. Stiglich has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining ATL, Stiglich served in a sales position for Arandell, Menomonee Falls.
First Realty GMAC, West Des Moines, Iowa, hired Christopher Cascio, Perry Wilk, Patrice Wainwright, and Nicholas Kochanski in the Southwest office; Kimberly Martell and Tina Delgado in the Southeast office; Laura Trimble in the Brookfield office; and Matthew Dionne in the Waukesha office.
Jannette Cazares, a technology services global program manager for the Wauwatosa office of GE Healthcare,
U.K., joined the board of directors for UMOS, Milwaukee.
Tushaus Computer Services, Wauwatosa, hired Marc Blazich as vice president of sales and marketing. Blazich has 22 years of experience in the information technology industry. He most recently served as a district director of the Great Lakes region for Fujitsu Consulting, Edison, N.J.
Deleono Johnson joined Aur Computer Service, Milwaukee, as a computer technician. Johnson has more than seven years of experience in the IT industry.