Business briefcase

5:15 PM, Dec. 2, 2012  |  Comments
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Promotions, appointments, awards and other business accomplishments in the Green Bay area.

Employment anniversaries

40 years

Mary Crevcoure, KI, Bellevue.

30 years

Don Hultman, Supervalu, Green Bay.

25 years

Dale Langenberg, The Konop Cos., Bellevue; Cheryl Renier-Wigg, Peter Sponholtz, city of Green Bay; Steve Gevaert, KI; Sue Landry, William Meulbroek, Schenck, Green Bay.

20 years

Linda Techmeier, KI, Bellevue.

15 years

Kelly Howard, Michael Hronek, city of Green Bay; Brett Knoespel, Justin Palmqvist, Julie Froelich, Brian Schneider, Rebecca Klotz, Brian Braun,
Chris Toneys, KI; Bernard Skoviak, city of De Pere; Jennifer Critcher, Lonnie Hampton, Schenck.

10 years

Brian Powell, city of Green Bay; Jodi Lipsh, KI; Melissa Shomsky, Schenck.

5 years

Chris Dickey, Bernice Gilson, Jenny Yang, The Konop Companies; Tony Fietzer, Wayne Hessil, Kathleen Lepak, Bernard Whicker, city of Green Bay; Jen Draz, WLUK FOX 11, Green Bay; John Johnson, Sam Smith, Supervalu; Kelly Heimerman, Colleen Kennedy, Schenck.

New officers

? Thomas Schmidt, executive chairman of the board for U.S. Venture, Appleton, was elected president of SIGMA, a national trade association representing independent motor fuel marketers and chain retailers in the United States.

? The Egg Harbor Business Association has announced its eight-member board: Jeff Larson, president; Richard Wegner, vice president; Kate Rericha, secretary and Deb Merkle-Schubert, treasurer. Other directors include Don Helm, Kim Jensen, Monica Haen and Josh Van Lieshout.

New on the job

? Paul Williams has been hired as vice president-technology infrastructure project manager at Associated Bank, Green Bay. Williams previously served as senior program manager with Pierce Manufacturing. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

? Orthopedic spine surgeon Thomas Sylvester, of Prevea Health now sees patients at Community Memorial Hospital, Oconto Falls.

? Attorney Jill Wegner has joined the litigation team at Liebmann, Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry.

? Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon Dr. Christopher Rupp has joined Prevea. He sees patients at St. Mary's Health Center and Prevea Allouez Health Center. He provides treatment of adrenal gland tumors/cancer, pancreas cancer, pancreas cysts, acute and chronic pancreaitis, bile duct cancers, bile duct injuries and benign disease, liver cancer and metastatic liver cancers, noncancerous liver masses and cysts, stomach cancers, as well as general surgery and advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery.

? Brian Van de Water, general manager, has joined Cherney Microbiological Services, Green Bay.


? Michael Teska, senior vice president-director of facilities; Angie DeWitt, senior vice president-director of management accounting; Tammy Mleziva, vice president-senior finance manager; and Brenda Griep, vice president-operations and technology project manager II, have recently been promoted at Associated Bank, Green Bay. Heather Beyer has been promoted to residential loan specialist for Associated Bank, Ashwaubenon.


? Bruce Low, owner/inspector of Bottom Line Home Inspection, Luxemburg, attended the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors fall seminar, where he completed coursess in residential septic systems, inspection defects and purchase contingency, residential heating and fireplaces, chimneys and flues.


? Daniel Walsh, an attorney Walsh & Walsh, De Pere, was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2013 in elder law. Also, he was named 2013 Lawyer of the Year in Elder Law by "Best Lawyers," a legal profession peer review publication.

? Foxcroft Apartments, Ashwaubenon, received The Property of Excellence award as part of the Apartment Owners and Managers Association's The Outstanding Building of the Year awards.

? Northern Electric, Green Bay, received the Diamond level of ABC's Safety Training and Evaluation Process award. NEI had a zero recordable incident rate for the past two years.

? Door County Humane Society, Sturgeon Bay, won the online voting competition, Purina Rally to Rescue "Tales of Greatness." Pudding the cat, adopted from the Door County Humane Society on February 8, 2012, and saved the life of his new owner the same day. The award includes Purina Pro Plan food vouchers totaling $5,000. Pudding's owner Amy Jung receives a one year supply of Pro Plan cat food.

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Retrieving results.
Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
579 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
862 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
1025 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
1278 votes

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