Personnel File


The Brookfield office of Suby, Von Haden & Associates, Madison, hired Gary Kerslake as a consultant in the manufacturing and information technology groups and Vince Mirenda as a senior accountant in the business advisory services group.

Tobey Belmont joined Kolb+Co. Retirement Plan Services, an affiliate of Kolb+Co., Brookfield, as manager of benefit plan administration. Belmont has more than 20 years of experience in benefits administration.

The Wauwatosa office of Wipfli, Wausau, promoted Nick Ansley, Craig Hirt, Cameron Reid and Lucas Rocole to manager; Roberta Farnam, Paul Helmers and Hsuan-Pei Lin to senior accountant; and Ricky McClure to business analyst.


Advertising and  Public Relations

Jay Blazek joined High Velocity Communications, Waukesha, as an art director. Blazek has more than 10 years of experience as a graphic designer and Web site and multimedia developer. Prior to joining High Velocity, Blazek served as a senior designer with Tribune Media Services, Glendale.


Banking and Financial Services


Amerihome Mortgage, Brookfield, promoted Bill Poirier branch manager of the Brookfield office. Poirier joined Amerihome Mortgage in 2001 and most recently served as branch manager of the San Diego location. He has more than 17 years of experience.

Amy Schneider joined Park Bank, Milwaukee, as assistant vice president of private banking. Schneider will be located in the downtown Milwaukee office. Prior to joining Park Bank, Schneider served as a private banker for Johnson Bank.

Alan Larsen joined Peoples Bank, Elkhorn, as vice president of commercial banking. Larsen has about 35 years of experience in the banking industry.





Ben Pothast joined Cambridge Major Laboratories, Germantown, as chief financial officer. Pothast has more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Most recently, Pothast served as vice president of planning and analysis for Ovation  Pharmaceuticals, Deerfield, Ill.

Ira Marks, general manager of MiltenyiBiotec, Gladbach, Germany, joined the board of directors for Prodesse, Waukesha. Marks has more than 30 years of diagnostic and pharmaceutical experience.

Building & Construction

Ryan McDonald joined the Milwaukee office of Gilbane Building, Providence, R.I., as an assistant project engineer for the Potawatomi Bingo Casino expansion project. McDonald holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Triad Construction, West Allis, hired Jeff Wagner as chief estimator; Amanda DeGrave in the marketing department; Pat Barry as superintendent; and promoted Rich Grasso to special projects manager. Wagner has 12 years of experience in the construction industry. Grasso most recently served as superintendent.

The Milwaukee office of J.H. Findorff & Son, Madison, hired Eric Sadler as project engineer; Jenalyn Groeschel and Nathan Keller as project managers; and Amy Kenderish as human resources generalist.

Terry LaRue joined Campbell Construction BBG, Waukesha, as office manager.

Chambers of Commerce and Visitors Bureaus

Tiffany Zamora joined the Waukesha & Pewaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), Waukesha, in a destination marketing position. Zamora has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Carroll College.


ABC Supply, Beloit, promoted Chris Schrage and Pablo Wilckens to managing partner. Schrage joined ABC Supply in 1984 and serves as manager of the West Allis branch. Wilckens joined the company in 1996 and serves as manager of the Hartland location.


Scott Guzlecki joined Ruekert/Mielke, Waukesha, as control systems specialist. Guzlecki holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and computer engineering from Marquette University.

Health Care

Advanced Pain Management, Greenfield, hired Christina Domino and Tiffany Frazier as physician assistants. Domino will be located in the Racine and Kenosha offices. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from UW-Platteville and a master’s degree in physician assistant practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Frazier willpractice at the Greenfield office location and at Wisconsin Health Center, Greenfield. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from UW-Whitewater and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Marquette University.

Dr. Sun Young Ruggeri joined Affiliated Dermatologists, Wauwatosa, New Berlin and Waukesha. Ruggeri will practice from the Wauwatosa and Waukesha offices. She holds a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine.

ProHealth Care Regional Cancer Center, Waukesha, hired Dr. Peter Johnson, Dr. Hendrikus Krouwer and Dr. Michael Thompson as staff oncologists. Prior to joining ProHealth Care, Johnson served as chief fellow of oncology and hematology for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas. Krouwer most recently served as director of the neuro-oncology program and a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa. Thompson previously served as a fellow in hematology and oncology at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Hospitality & Entertainment

Urban Trends SalonSpa, Sturtevant, hired Katie Sanders as a hair stylist and Dori Schiefelbein as a hair stylist, esthetician and massage therapist. Sanders has four years of experience in the salon and esthetic industry. Schiefelbein has 14 years of experience.


The information technology (IT) department at Acuity, Sheboygan, promoted Kyle Korpi to team manager of commercial lines; Keith Baierl to team manager of claims and Mike Thill to systems architect and team lead for ASIST. Korpi has been with Acuity for 12 years and most recently served as ASIST team manager. Baierl joined Acuity in 1998 and most recently served as a systems architect. Thill has been with Acuity for eight years as most recently served as senior programmer analyst.

Christiane Standlee joined Johnson Insurance Services, a division of Johnson Financial Group, Racine, as an employee benefits group producer and compliance officer. Standlee has more than 10 years of experience in benefits and human resources.

Interior Design

Creative Business Interiors, West Allis, hired Dana Kerr as manager of executive services and Cristina Urch as furniture project manager and interior designer. Creative Business Interiors promoted Kristi Feuling to marketing coordinator.

Legal Services

Von Briesen & Roper, Milwaukee, appointed John Cabaniss and Heidi Vogt to leaders and Lee Anne Conta as a shareholder in the litigation and risk management practice group. Cabaniss focuses his practice on product liability, personal injury and complex litigation. Vogt focuses her practice on insurance coverage litigation, commercial disputes, constitutional law, construction disputes, environmental litigation, and complex litigation. Conta concentrates her practice in litigation and insurance coverage disputes with a special emphasis in intellectual property, commercial, construction, and environmental coverage matters.

Boyle Fredrickson, Milwaukee, hired Michael Griggs and Christopher Kukowski as associates. Griggs holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a law degree from UW-Madison. Kukowski holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from Marquette University and a law degree from Marquette University Law School.

Craig Kuhary joined Congdon, Walden, Schuster & Vaklyes, Waukesha, as a shareholder. Kuhary focuses his practice on criminal law and traffic defense. He has more than 20 years of experience.

Professional Athletics

Jill Aronoff joined the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Milwaukee, as director of merchandise branding. Prior to joining the Milwaukee Brewers, Aronoff served as director of marketing for The Raider Image, the team shop of the Oakland Raiders, California.

Real Estate

Jeff Randall joined HomeSale Realty, West Allis, as assistant manager of the Waukesha and Hales Corners locations. Prior to joining HomeSale Realty, Randall served as a sales agent and assistant manager at the Elmbrook location of First Realty GMAC, West Des Moines, Iowa.

Sarah Peterson joined Wangard Advisors, Waukesha, as marketing coordinator. Prior to joining Wangard, Peterson served as an assistant promotion manger for SC Johnson, Racine.

Shorewest Realtors, Brookfield, promoted Heather Petersdorff to sales director of the south suburban office in Oak Creek and Summer Hill to associate trainer. Petersdorff has been with Shorewest Realtors for more than two years and most recently served as training director. Hill previously worked in the Burlington office location.

Social Services

Joe Reynoso joined Cooperating Congregations of Waukesha County (CCWC), Waukesha, as community outreach coordinator. Prior to joining CCWC, Reynoso served as development office and volunteer manager for the UCLA Foundation, Calif. and as campaign manager for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, Phoenix.

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