Class Notes — 2000sNotes submitted January 2012 - April 2012 | Submit your class note at online updates
Kate (George) Hess ’00 environmental policy and planning, is the owner of Seize the Day Events wedding, corporate and special events planners, Green Bay.
Matt Hill ’00 communication, a standout center for the Phoenix men’s basketball team in the late 1990s, died Jan. 20 after a short illness. He was 34.
Meleesa Johnson ’00 environmental policy and planning, is solid waste director for Marathon County. In March she won the top award at the state of Wisconsin’s solid waste and recycling conference in Wisconsin Dells.
Bill Nusbaum ’00 communication processes, is the specification sales manager at LaForce, Inc. in Green Bay.
Frank Sterzinger ’00 communication and the arts, is the operations manager at NuTerra, LLC, a professional internet consulting and web development company in Menasha.
Aaron Clark ’01 psychology, is a community employment specialist with ASPIRO, a Green Bay nonprofit serving the cognitively disabled.
Matthew Cowan ’01 political science, is a senior customer care administrator at Cellcom Wireless, Green Bay.
Jason Demerath ’01 business administration, is director of business services for the School District of Fort Atkinson.
Dawn (Allen) Eggert ’01 accounting and business administration, is the senior accountant of financial operations for Integrys Energy Services.
Sean Gaffney ’01 business administration, is manager of the consumer and trade-solutions target team for S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Laura (Galarneau) Mossakowski ’01 biology, owns and operates Laura Mossakowski, LLC, a financial planning business for women and their families in Green Bay.
Dr. Laura Rammer ’01 mathematics, who owns and operates her own dental practice, was honored as one of Sheboygan’s top ten young professionals of 2011. She also earned the Wisconsin Dental Association’s new-practitioner leadership award.
Michael Hendricks ’02 mathematics, is a math teacher for the Kewaskum School District. He received his master’s in education from Viterbo University in 2011.
Justin Hilgemann ’02 accounting, is a senior accountant for Hydrite Chemical Company in Brookfield.
Jake Jirschele ’02 business administration, is a private wealth management banker at JP Morgan Chase in Green Bay.
Klint Kaddatz ’02 business administration, is a logistics manager for inventory and distribution at Appleton Coated, a paper and forest products company.
Trisha (Medenwaldt) Miller ’02 accounting, is office manager for Gandrud Auto Group, Green Bay. She received her master’s with a finance emphasis from Lakeland College in November 2011.
Bob Nienhuis ’02 psychology and human development, is a senior commercial lines underwriter for Acuity mutual insurance of Sheboygan.
Andrew Orth ’02 environmental policy and planning, is based in Carlsbad, Calif., as a UH-1N helicopter pilot and a budget and fiscal officer for the United States Marine Corps.
Dave Stiehl ’02 business administration, is a partner at Stiehl Property Management, LLC, and the owner of the Stiehl Agency, a full-service insurance agency in Bloomer, Wis.
Victor Vilar ’02 biology, is a high school youth minister at Crossroads Presbyterian in Milwaukee and the head girls cross country coach at Homestead High School.
Nicole (Ciha) Cieslewicz ’03 communication processes, is a senior agency field specialist for State Farm Insurance, Appleton.
Amanda (Melcher) Cornelissen ’03 and ’10 business administration and master’s in management, is the director of human resources at LaForce, Inc., Green Bay.
Michelle Gallant ’03 human development, is the senior coordinator of recruitment operations for Kohl’s Department Stores, based in Menomonee Falls.
Mariellen Geib ’03 business administration, is an assistant client manager for Willis, an insurance company in Milwaukee.
Sandra Hayes ’03 business administration, is a human resources generalist at Opportunity Partners in Minnesota’s Twin Cities.
Sam Johnson ’03 business administration, is assistant manager of market solutions with Kohl’s, Milwaukee area.
Rob Rassel ’03 biology, is an analytical chemist for AMVAC Chemical, based in Axis, Ala. The company specializes in, develops and manufactures products for crop protection and public health applications.
Jana (Lerlie) Weigandt ’03 humanistic studies, is a special education teacher with the North Fond du Lac School District.
Christina Agatone ’04 communication and the arts, is assistant sales supervisor for the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Megan Fisher ’04 business administration, is a human resources partner at KI in Green Bay.
Jennifer (Debauche) Reitz ’04 human development and psychology, is a client services manager for Associated Wealth Management, Green Bay.
Leah (Szott) Sill ’04 business administration, is a credit underwriter with FirstMerit Bank, Chicago.
Melissa (Borowski) Dronberger ’05 communication processes, is a project manager with an Ohio-based interactive marketing agency, Possible Worldwide.
Holly (Clark) Ertmer ’05 communication and the arts, is a customer inventory analyst for the Kimberly-Clark Corporation in Neenah.
Sheila (Matson) Kohl ’96 and ’05 elementary education and master’s in applied leadership for teaching and learning, is an award-winning teacher with the West De Pere School District.
Marilou (Tangub) Melcher ’05 accounting, is a senior lead specialist with Johnson Controls, a Milwaukee-based technology supplier to the building and automotive industries.
Elizabeth Stevens ’05 human development, is a program instructor with Paragon Community Services for adults and children with disabilities, and a childcare provider in the Milwaukee area.
Leslie (Kuhn) Thayer ’05 social change and development, is in her final semester as a student at the University of Wisconsin Law School. She was a team captain and academic all-America in volleyball for the Phoenix and a summa cum laude graduate.
Abby (Schleinz) Dion ’06 business administration, is an account manager for TotalMed Staffing, Inc., Appleton. She is a recipient of the firm’s account manager of the year award.
Chris Hanold ’06 business administration, is area manager for Wireless View, Green Bay.
John Krueger ’06 business administration, is an assistant branch manager for Associated Bank, Green Bay.
Courtney (Peil) Lindstrom ’06 human biology, is a wellness project manager for Trotter Wellness in Sheboygan.
Aaron Maurice ’06 humanistic studies, is a carpenter for DeArteaga Construction Corporation in Oshkosh.
Katrina Newby ’06 communication and the arts, is a production artist for Herrschners, Inc., a supplier of materials for arts and crafts. She is working on her thesis for a master of arts in communication from UW-Stevens Point.
Casie Rindfleisch-Schulz ’06 human development and psychology, is a school psychologist for the Port Washington-Saukville School District.
Thomas Schepp ’06 economics, is a technical writer for U.S. Bank in the Milwaukee area.
Nicole (Eickert) VanStraten ’06 music, is the events coordinator at Arts Events, Inc., Green Bay.
Carrie (Schuettpelz) Zondag ’06 social work, is a support services coordinator at Porchlight, Inc., Madison.
Jenna Bigott ’07 art, found success and a wider audience with a series of Eco Speak illustrations and satiric cartoons for the website MYOO.com
Pamela Brunk ’07 human development and psychology, is an evening shelter supervisor for The Salvation Army of Dane County.
Christel (Fiala) Danielson ’07 elementary education, is the owner of Socially Connected, a Green Bay area business helping medium-size businesses and non profit organizations create or improve their social media marketing programs.
Jason Decur ’07 business administration, is a project manager with LaForce Inc., Green Bay.
Roger Dier ’07 master’s in applied leadership for teaching and learning, earned positive reviews for Scarlet Ice, published by Minnesota’s Two Harbors Press. The book tells the true story of the Mankato West H.S. hockey team, rocked by the death of one of its players and a citywide meningitis outbreak, and its drive for the 1995 Minnesota state championship.
Jake Dittmann ’07 economics, is assistant vice president for the Bank of Oakfield.
Krystal Dorn ’07 business administration, is expediting manager for Summit Pump, Inc., Green Bay.
Ashlie DuChateau ’07 public administration, is a business development specialist with Vorpahl Fire and Safety, Green Bay.
Christopher Gibbons ’07 urban and regional studies, is a planner for the city’s Community Development Department in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Gary Huebner ’07 public administration, is a financial representative for Northwestern Mutual and the owner of Audio Axentz DJ Service, Green Bay.
Courtney (Krueger) Kordiyak ’07 human biology, is a licensed athletic trainer for Advanced Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine, Appleton.
Amy Mauk ’07 communication processes, is the Hansen Hall director for Residential Living at UW-Stevens Point.
Michelle (Backhaus) Neuberger ’07 human development, is a senior human resources assistant for Froedtert Health in Milwaukee.
Sara (Bukowski) Oettinger ’07 psychology, is a recruiter for Imperial Supplies, Green Bay.
Jessica Plansky ’07 music, is the assistant house manager at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville.
Jackie Rosen ’07 business administration, is the apparel and accessories assistant store manager at Kohl’s in Appleton.
Amanda Scholz ’07 theatre, is operations manager for Twin Six cycling apparel, event director for the Minneapolis Off-Road Cyclists association, and a freelancer for Media Loft creative.
Krista (Koller) Shaw ’07 psychology, is an academic adviser with UW-Green Bay’s Adult Degree Program.
Marilynn (Krass) Shorey ’07 interdisciplinary studies, is a cosmetologist with Carolyn’s Mane Attraction in Green Bay.
Ian Willmann ’07 business administration, is a sales representative for Lorillard Inc., Green Bay.
Leah (Peitersen) Willmann ’07 business administration, is a human resource generalist for Jones Sign Company, Green Bay.
Eric Fehlhaber ’08 accounting and business administration, is a financial analyst with Integrys Energy Group.
Molly Garczynksi ’08 communication, is a junior art director for T3, a marketing and advertising firm in New York.
Ashley (Holubar) Heath ’08 public administration, is a research associate at UW-Green Bay’s Center for Public Affairs and a board member for the Service League of Green Bay.
Amber (DeLasky) Johnson ’08 communication, is a sales assistant for Good Source Solutions in Carlsbad, Calif.
Jessica (Pharis) Kimps ’08 business administration, is a supply chain specialist for Integrys Business Support, Green Bay.
Grant Kolbe ’08 public administration, is an inside sales associate for MB Companies, an Oshkosh manufacturer of commercial snow-removal equipment.
Lynette Miller ’08 accounting and business administration, is a cost accountant with Walker Forge, Inc., Clintonville.
Elizabeth Noll ’08 urban and regional studies, is a retail wireless consultant for US Cellular in Chicago.
Jaimie (Blaha) Perkins ’08 communications, is a real estate consultant and bank relations specialist with Micoley & Company Real Estate, Green Bay.
RoseAnn Sanchez ’08 accounting, is a staff auditor/ CPA for Kundinger, Corder, & Engle in Denver, Colo. She became a CPA in October 2011.
Jaimie (Henschel) Simon ’08 psychology, is a mental health and substance abuse counselor for the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin.
Nick Skeen ’08 business administration and communication processes, is a senior seller for Schneider National Inc. in Green Bay.
Brad Vivoda ’08 social work, is executive director of the Fox Valley Warming Shelter in Appleton.
Nancy Young ’08 interdisciplinary studies, heads an annual drive to send Valentine’s cards to military veterans. This year, with support from her employer, Humana, her group reached 6,800 vets across Wisconsin.
Cordero Barkley ’09 business administration, is a personal banker for Associated Bank, Green Bay.
Katelyn Broda ’09 communication, is an admissions adviser for UW-Green Bay.
Abe Clark ’09 communication, has written a book, Running Water, about his epic 2009 run across the United States to raise money for well repair in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
Amanda Gilpatrick ’09 political science, is enrolled at the Lansing Campus of Michigan State’s Thomas M. Cooley Law School.
Jackie Greguska ’09 business administration, is a team leader at APAC Customer Services, Inc., Green Bay.
Danielle (Verbanac) Harter ’09 business administration, is a recruiter at Heartland Business Systems, Green Bay.
Adam Hopfensperger ’09 humanistic studies, is a web analyst and technical writer for Microsoft in Seattle, Wash.
Mary Mattson ’09 English, is an account executive, office assistant, assistant editor, and copy editor for Door Guide Publishing, and a working musician in the Green Bay and Door County areas.
Mitchell McCabe ’09 communication, is assistant manager at Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Green Bay.
Josh Palubicki ’09 communication, is a marketing specialist at Enterprise Systems Group in Little Chute.
Jon Soffa ’09 business administration, is a deli manager for Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc. in Green Bay.
Linda Wallenfang ’09 interdisciplinary studies, is a machine operator, safety leader, and systems utility specialist for Georgia-Pacific in Green Bay.
Jaimee Wallo ’09 human biology, is a clinical dietician for Upland Hills Health in Dodgeville. She received her master’s from Northern Illinois University in August 2011 with a graduate certificate in the study of eating disorders and obesity. She became a registered dietician in September 2011.
Brett Walter ’09 music, returned to campus in February to perform as a member of the UW-Madison Graduate Percussion Ensemble.
Erika Bradley ’10 history, is an AmeriCorps member through Marshfield Clinic currently serving as a service-learning facilitator with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
Joseph Brzezinski ’10 accounting, is an accountant for Midwest Expansion, a real estate development company based in Green Bay.
Bradley Clark ’10 communication, works in transportation and logistics sales for C.H. Robinson, Green Bay.
Heather Cloud ’10 interdisciplinary studies, was elected in November to a spot on the legislature for the Ho-Chunk Nation, Black River Falls.
Mary DeCleene ’10 business administration, is an independent agent at DeCleene Insurance in Green Bay.
Tracey Jenkins ’10 communication, is the marketing coordinator at Stamm Media and Stamm Technologies in the Milwaukee area.
Andrew Koch ’10 communication, is the shift manager/barista at Copper Rock Coffee Co. in Appleton and social networking specialist/bartender at Uncorked Wine and Bistro, Neenah.
Ben Kvalo ’10 business administration, is an operations coordinator for 2K Games, one of the largest game publishing companies in the world, based in Novato, Calif.
Thomas Lind ’10 business administration and public administration, is a management trainee for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Appleton.
Jessica McCormick ’10 German, is a massage therapist at Premier Chiropractic Clinic in the San Francisco Bay area.
Courtney Mikl ’10 social change and development, is an administrative assistant for Laura Mossakowski, LLC, Green Bay.
Alexander Ostrander ’10 business administration, is a marketing representative for Nicolet Broadcasting, Inc., Sturgeon Bay.
Andrew Otto ’10 business administration, is a trip permits technician for JJ Keller & Associates, Neenah.
Aaron Pearson ’10 economics, is an investment assistant at First Bank Financial Centre, Oconomowoc.
Kimberley Schmitt ’10 English and communication, is an associate editor with Cygnus Business Media, Fort Atkinson.
Charlie Simon ’10 music, is a seventh/eighth-grade band director with the De Pere Public School District.
Nicole Unti ’10 human development and psychology, is a youth case manager for Goodwill Industries, Marinette.
Lindsey Weber ’10 communication, is a customer service representative for Walsh Harness & Saddlery, a Brookfield-based manufacturer of high-end equestrian products.
Matthew Amore ’11 economics, is a personal banker at JP Morgan Chase in Madison.
Jacqueline Berkovitz ’11 interdisciplinary studies, is an advertising media representative for Schneider National in Green Bay.
Dana (Kielblock) Daggs ’11 human development and psychology, is a human resources assistant for UW-Green Bay.
Matt Dommer ’11 elementary education and history, is a fourth-grade teacher at Bloomer Elementary School.
Samantha (Roberts) Ebert ’11 human biology, is a food microbiologist for the federal Food and Drug Administration in Bedford Park, Ill.
Tonya Filz ’11 psychology, received the December 2011 Outstanding Student Award presented by the UW-Green Bay Alumni Association. An accomplished social science researcher as a student, said she plans to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology.
Michael Francois ’11 accounting and business administration, is the assistant manager at Charley’s Grilled Subs in Green Bay.
Jessica Lueneburg ’11 business administration, is a conservancy representative for Northwestern Mutual, Milwaukee.
Anne Malcore ’11 interdisciplinary studies, is a developer and assistant sales director at Lucille’s Attic, an online vendor of vintage clothing and décor, Green Bay.
Cedric Mbida ’11 chemistry, is a chemist with Cedarburg-Hauser Pharmaceuticals, Grafton.
Nicole Popp ’11 elementary education, is a second-grade teacher with the Green Bay Area Public Schools.
Brendan Reilly ’11 accounting and business administration, is a tax accountant with Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) in Madison.
Kristin (Buhler) Reuter ’11 biology, is a science teacher for the Howard-Suamico School District.
Andrew Schnese ’11 business administration, is a customer care representative at Cellcom, Denmark.
Erik Schuelke ’11 communication, works in hospitality services with Watertown Regional Medical Center.
Daniel Schultz ’11 human biology, earned a spot on the Thanksgiving edition of the “CBS Evening News” for his work with FoodCorps, a division of AmeriCorps aimed at educating America’s young people about nutrition. Schultz worked for the Des Moines School District.
Renee (Gast) Simons ’11 interdisciplinary studies, is a driver/trainer for Lampasas-ISD Transportation in Lampasas, Texas.
Melissa Skenandore ’11 psychology, is a transition specialist with the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin.
Mai Chong Vang ’11 business administration, is a college coach for College Possible, Schofield.
Jessica White ’11 psychology, is an animal caretaker at Lakeland Animal Shelter in Delavan.
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