? Cities Bank has announced the addition of Eric Kundinger to its Wisconsin Rapids office. Eric has been hired as a credit analyst to support the lending staff members at all three bank locations.
Kundinger will be responsible for underwriting new business loan applications and reviewing residential and commercial appraisals. Additionally, he will be accountable for analyzing the current loan portfolio and providing detailed reports to the lending staff members and board of directors.
? Nan Taylor of Wisconsin Rapids has been named to the position of director of business development and community relations for Riverview Hospital Association. Taylor will be responsible for leading the association's service development and market share strategies, coordinating customer service initiatives and representing the association within the community.
Taylor has more than 15 years of experience in both acute and skilled health care settings. Most recently, she was the program director for Riverview Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Center.
Taylor earned a bachelor's and a master's degree from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She is a member of the board of directors for the United Way of Inner Wisconsin and serves as chairwoman for the United Way of Inner Wisconsin's Women's Leadership Council.
? The Stevens Point Area Human Resources Association has announced the installation of new officers and board members for 2013.
Officers elected to serve one-year terms are President Nora Boomer, PHR, recruitment consultant with Ministry Health Care; President-elect Stacey Sowiak, SPHR, human resources manager at Travel Guard International; Amanda Streicher, assistant human resources director with Portage County, is the immediate past president.
Lisa Schaufenbuel, PHR, human resources administrator with Travel Guard International, joins the association as treasurer. Kathy Niewolny, PHR, human resources generalist, Noel Group LLC, remains as secretary. New board member Lynn Scotch, SPHR, Sentry Insurance, joins the board as legislative and legal committee chair.
Other board members and their respective committees include Jessie Passinault, human resources assistant, Worzalla Publishing, membership committee chair; John Corrigall, vice president of human resources and administration, and Kim McGrath, human resources representative, both of Renaissance Learning Inc., Communications Committee co-chairs; Fred Haimerl, SPHR, senior compensation analyst, Ministry Health Care, and Bill Michalsen, SPHR, human resources generalist at Travel Guard International continue on the board as Workforce Readiness and Diversity Committee co-chairs; and Cori Studinski, PHR, human resources generalist, Community Care of Central Wisconsin, Professional Development Committee chair.
The Stevens Point Area Human Resources Association is an affiliate of the national Society for Human Resource Management, and serves the counties of Portage, Wood, Waupaca, Waushara and Adams in providing support and informational updates to human resource professionals.
? Sentry Insurance has promoted Scott A. Miller to vice president of transportation. He succeeds Don Olson, who retired from Sentry after a 37-year career with the company.
Miller began his insurance career with Sentry in 1995. He has been the director of underwriting for national accounts since 2009 and previously served in a number of capacities in the actuarial department, including director of property and casualty reserving.
Miller holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and is a fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.
? Portage County Sheriff John Charewicz recently announced that Denise Schultz has been named the new communications manager for the Sheriff's Office.
This newly created position will serve as the director of both the Sheriff's Communications Center as well as the entire county's public safety communications system.
Schultz, who was until now employed in the Sheriff's Office Communications Center as a dispatch supervisor, beat out two other candidates from California and Colorado for the position.