? Marlene Turbin Weldon, director of Academie de la Danse Inc. in Wisconsin Rapids, was featured in the February issue of DanceStudioLife magazine, a publication of Rhee Gold, a noted dance educator from Norton, Mass.
Two other instructors, both from California, also were interviewed on their experiences of attending Vaganova Academy of St. Petersburg, Russia. The article includes numerous photographs, most of which were taken by Turbin Weldon.
Three times, Turbin Weldon has attended the Vaganova Conference, which draws classical ballet teachers from all parts of the world.
Dr. Julie Sprague, Horace Mann Middle School principal, earned an Ed.D. in educational administration from Edgewood College. Her dissertation was a quantitative study titled "Eighth-Grade Students' Perceptions of Teacher Effectiveness."
Paul L. Zouski has joined the Wausau office of Clark Dietz Inc. as a professional engineer and master electrician. Zouski will provide electrical design and engineering services to industrial, manufacturing and higher education clients.
Clark Dietz is a recognized leader in transportation, civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical and structural engineering with more than 140 professional staff members in regional offices in Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana.
Tyler Carlson has joined Schenck S.C. as an M&A analyst. Schenck's M&A team works closely with business owners and leaders to build growth and value through mergers and acquisitions, as well as recapitalizations and sales. Carlson will assist with financial analysis and due diligence, as well as the marketing process, for clients who are investigating opportunities.
Schenck is a full-service regional accounting and consulting firm that serves clients through nine locations in Wisconsin.
? KeySavings Bank reported annual capital of almost $11.5 million for 2012, with $79.2 million in assets, the CEO of the Wisconsin Rapids bank recently announced at its 93rd annual meeting.
In 2012, KeySavings closed 306 mortgage and consumer loans, totaling $13.6 million, President and CEO Lawrence Schmick said in a news release. The bank services about 1,000 mortgages and consumer loans, totaling more than $46 million. The bank had about 5,000 savings and other deposit accounts totaling $67 million, with depositors earning $600,000 in interest.
Shareholders elected Schmick, Nelson Dahl, Bruce Rokke, Earl Staege, Geraldine Groskopf, Stephen Sternitzky and Cynthia Henke as board members, according to the release. The board then elected Dahl as chairman; Groskopf as vice chairwoman; Schmick as president and CEO; Rokke as vice president; Todd Buntrock as secretary; Shirley Jung as operations officer and assistant secretary; and Darin Olson as treasurer.
Physicians and medical students from across the state were elected to leadership positions with the Wisconsin Medical Society during the organization's annual meeting April 13 and 14 in Madison. Dr. Timothy McAvoy was inaugurated as the society's 162nd president, and Dr. Richard Dart, Marshfield, was elected president-elect.
Elected to society leadership positions include Dr. Thomas Derrig, treasurer; Dr. Charles J. Rainey, re-elected speaker of the House of Delegates; Dr. Molli Rolli, board chairwoman; and Dr. Barbara Hummel, vice chairwoman, and three-year term as a board member. Other board members elected to three-year terms include Dr. Noel Deep of Antigo, Dr. Steven Driggers, Dr. Yakub Ellias of Marshfield, Dr. Erik Gundersen, Dr. Andrea Hillerud, Dr. David Hoffmann, Dr. Angela Janis, Dr. Thomas Luetzow, Dr. Anselmo "Mo" Nunez, Dr. Nicky Plementosh and Dr. Julie Schuller.
Board members elected to one-year terms include Dr. Mark Kehrberg, Mark Kraemer, Dr. Jonathan Kurman, Jessica Peterson, Dr. Philip Redlich and Dr. Gerald L. Schmitz.
The House of Delegates elected Dr. Michael M. Miller, and Drs. McAvoy and Rainey as delegates to the American Medical Association. Dr. George M. Lange, Dr. Claudia Reardon, Dr. Tosha Wetterneck and Drs. Hillerud and Hummel were elected alternate delegates to the AMA.
With more than 12,000 members dedicated to the interests of their patients, the Wisconsin Medical Society is the largest association of medical doctors in the state and a trusted source for health policy leadership since 1841.
Brad Brunsch has joined RMM Solutions as a senior account manager in Rhinelander.
Since 1994, RMM Solutions has partnered with hundreds of organizations to deliver business-building technology solutions.
John Byers of Schofield, a financial associate with Central Wisconsin Associates - Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, has earned membership in the prestigious 2013 Million Dollar Round Table. Byers qualified based on his outstanding client service, ethical conduct and professional knowledge in 2012. The MDRT is an international, independent association of leading life insurance and financial services professionals.
Byers is associated with Thrivent Financial's South Wisconsin Regional Financial Office.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is a faith-based, Fortune 500 financial services membership organization offering a broad range of financial products and services.
Max Gillette has been promoted to Sales and Projects manager at Schuette Metals. Gillette will oversee his department and staff members as well as be responsible for the quoting and sales process for customers. He will be heavily involved in customer communications and continue his role to further develop interdepartment relations, processes and procedures.
Schuette Metals, a division of Schuette Inc., is a leading metal fabrication company in Rothschild.
Culligan International has recognized Sterling Water Inc., dba Culligan of Central Wisconsin in Rothschild,as one of the top 15 dealerships in North America, citing "superior performance in market penetration and growth" for its 2012 business year.
The award was presented to Bret Tangley, Sterling Water president, at the annual Culligan Dealer Association of North America summit Phoenix.
Factors such as water hardness levels, and demographic and geographic variables all were used to judge Culligan offices against each other. The award was given only to dealerships that exhibited growth of at least 5 percent and outpaced other franchises in similar-size markets with similar water properties.
Sterling Water Culligan, a third-generation-owned family of dealerships, is the largest and oldest provider of water treatment solutions in the Wisconsin River Valley area. The company's portfolio of services includes bottled water, water conditioning, drinking water and problem water solutions.