Business briefcase

8:10 PM, Apr. 14, 2013  |  Comments
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Promotions, appointments, awards and other business accomplishments in the Green Bay area.

Employment anniversaries

40 years

? Dave Klaus, Terrence Minor, Tectron Tube, De Pere.

30 years

Kristen VanLieshout, ASPIRO, Green Bay.

25 years

Joe Zambrowicz, Mike Carew, Quality Insulators; Ronald Rotter, Marquis Yachts, Pulaski; Randy Dickelman, Bill Pennycook,
Randy Ladwig, Packer City International Trucks.

20 years

Dawn Fiedler, Marquis Yachts; Grant Wotja, Tectron Tube; Pete Budzban, Master Fleet.

15 years

Cheryl McCutcheon, Joe Pasqualucci, Procter & Gamble, Green Bay; Stacy Verheyden, ASPIRO; Troy Nooyen, Marquis Yachts.

10 years

? Teri Laux, Promotional Designs, Green Bay; Abad Garcia Lopez, Asbestos Removal.

5 years

Tyler Bratz, Tectron Tube; Gary Koltz, Idealease of Northeast Wisconsin-Division of Packer City International Trucks.

New on the job

? Michael Cooper has joined Shopko, Green Bay, as as senior vice president marketing. Cooper joins Shopko from Office Depot. Shopko is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, a private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt and other investments in market-leading companies.

? Amy Beyer, brand distribution manager, has joined Imaginasium, a Green Bay-based brand experience and strategic marketing communications firm. Throughout her 13-year career, Beyer has managed all facets of media, promotions and events for diverse clientele. Amy previously served in media-related positions at HVS Advertising & Marketing and The Karma Group.

? Polly Bodjanac was named secretary to the board of directors at Acts 1:8 Ministry. Acts 1:8 Ministry works with churches in the Planned Acts of Christian Kindness ministry in 48 states and 34 countries.

? Twelve new volunteer Advocates for Court Appointed Special Advocates for children of Brown County are being sworn in to advocate for abused and neglected children in the Brown County court system. The new CASA volunteers are Marcia Knoebel, Denise O'Donnell, John Potters, Bobbie Jo Scholz, Robert Snyder, Sherry Umentum, Green Bay; Dona Pecor-Potters, Green Bay School District, David Loew, Pulaski; Judith Voss, Mary Witt, De Pere; Traci Picard, Oconto Falls; and Patty Schick, Hobart. New CASA Advocate Supervisor Nicole Ronk will also be sworn in.

? Jill Beck has joined American Foundation of Counseling Services, Green Bay, as the director of administrative operations. Beck earned her bachelor's degree from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and attends Concordia University, working toward her master's degree.

? Financial advisor, Tim Henke, a Green Bay resident, has joined Johnson Investment Services at Johnson Bank, Appleton. Henke serves on the board of the Green Bay Kiwanis Club and heads the fundraising committee.


? Mark Vincent, Senior Electrical Project Engineer, at Somerville Architects-Engineers, Green Bay, has been selected to serve as a judge for the 2013 Environmental Protection Agency P3 competition. P3 stands for people, prosperity and planet; the design competition enables college students from across the U.S. to develop scientific, technical and policy solutions to sustainability challenges.


? Joe and Linda Charlier, Green Bay, were named Tree Farmer of the Year by the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association. The couple's tree farm is in Marinette County.

? Owners Rick and Lynn Vandervest, Erik and Amy Vandervest, Dixie and Eric Kinnard of Vandervest Harley-Davidson, Green Bay, won Dealernews Top 100 for 2013, and a Special Merit Award for Best Exterior.

? John Reed, assistant airport director, Austin Straubel International Airport, Green Bay, has achieved the designation of Accredited Airport Executive from the American Association of Airport Executives.

? Bob Johnson, executive director of American Foundation of Counseling Services, Green Bay, has been named 2013 Mental Health Provider of the Year by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Brown County.

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

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)
1279 votes

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