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Leveraging exceptional guest columnists enables us to go deep into industry topics and bring regional perspective to our publication and our readers. Explore some of the professionals working in Wisconsin and sharing their voices through The Business News.

Joe Harvey

Vice President of Construction
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Matt Adamczyk

Microsoft’s Technologist In Residence
TitletownTech

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Amy Albright

Executive Director
Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau

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Lou Aranda

Director Of Sales
Stellar Blue Technologies

Imran Andrabi

President And Chief Executive Officer
ThedaCare

Jody Andres

Senior Project Architect
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Perissa Bailey

Vice President And General Manager Of ESolutions
Mercury Marine

Allison Barnes

Account Executive
Leonard & Finco Public Relations

Dara Bartels

President And CEO
Mile Bluff Medical Center

Becky Bartoszek

President And CEO
Fox Cities Chamber

Rosangela Berbert

Executive Director
The Samaritan Counseling Center of the Fox Valley

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Erin Berns-Herrboldt

Assistant Professor Of Water Science
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Samantha Boucher

Tourism Director
Oconto County

Krystal Bowman

Business Development Director
The Boson Company

Katie Bramschreiber

Director Of Account Services
Element

Holly Brenner

Senior Vice President of Strategic Development and Marketing
C.D. Smith Construction

Dennis Buehler

President And CEO
Greater Green Bay Community Foundation

Cole Buergi

Vice President of Business Development
Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc.

Scott Bushkie

Founder and President
Cornerstone Business Services

Erik Bunnell

Managing Shareholder
KerberRose

Lacie Callan

Executive Vice President of Technology Solutions
J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

Terry Charles

Senior Manager Of Corporate Communications
PMI Entertainment Group

Preston Cherry

Founder and President of concurrent financial planning, Head of the financial planning program and Director of the Charles Schwab Center for Personal Financial Planning
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Craig Dakauskas

Senior Vice President Of North America Commercial
Alliance Laundry Systems

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Charles Dallas

Mergers And Acquisitions Advisor
Cornerstone Business Services

Robyn Davis

President And CEO
Brown County United Way

Craig Dickman

Managing Director
TitletownTech

Tonya Dittman

Director of Engagement
The Village Companies

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Matthew Dornbush

Dean of the Cofrin School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Sadie Dupont

Business Law Attorney
McCarty Law LLP

Curtis A. Edwards

Associate Attorney
Lin Law LLC

Alan Eber

Chief Executive Officer
Eneration

Cindy Enli

Senior Technical Recruiter
U.S. Venture

Jill Enos

Managing Director
TitletownTech

Bryant Esch

Corporate Sustainability Manager
Waupaca Foundry, Inc.

Susan Finco

Owner And President
Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc.

Steve Ford

Executive Vice President
Creative Business Services/CBS-Global

Sherry Freeman

Client Benefit Advisor
Avergent

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Tricia Garrison

Public Affairs and Education Manager
NEW Water

Michael Garsow

Chief Operating Officer
CBS-Global/Creative Business Services

Tonia Gibeault

Director Of Human Resources
Immel Construction

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Walter M. Grayman

Independent Consulting Engineer

Kpoti Gunn

Assistant Professor In The Environmental Engineering Unit
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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Jeff Haen

Co-owner and Vice President
PolyWrap Recycling, Inc.

Glen Herman

Business Intermediary
Creative Business Services/CBS-Global

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Michael Hochholzer

Chief Investment Officer
Associated Trust Company

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Michael Holly

Assistant Professor Of Environmental Engineering Technology
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Megan Horejs

Sustainability Coordinator And Praetor Of Pollination
Evergreen Credit Union

Stephanie Hoskins

Herbert Kohler & Frank Jacobson Chair For Business And Entrepreneurship
Lakeland University

Jeff House

President And CEO
Oneida ESC Group LLC

Christopher Howald

Chief Executive Officer
Tweet/Garot

Allen Huffcutt

Hendrickson Professor In The Cofrin School Of Business
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Henry Hundt

Sustainability Leader
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Terri Jacke

Executive Coach and Organizational Development Consultant
Inspired Training Institute, Inc.

John Katers

Dean Of The College Of Science, Engineering And Technology
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Shane Kanneberg

Co-owner
Vine and Virtue Farm

Bridget Krage O’Connor

President And CEO
O’Connor Connective

George Koonce

Vice President of Advancement
Marian University

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Geena Russo

Senior Marketing Consultant
Blue Door Consulting, LLC

John Kreul

Chief Information Officer
Jewelers Mutual® Group

Dusty Krikau

Director Of Mission Advancement
Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes

Stephanie Krubsack

Founder/CEO
Purevant Living

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Paul Kundinger

President
Kundinger Inc.

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Robin Kunstmann

Sustainability Manager
KI

Ben Kvalo

Founder And CEO
Midwest Games

Geoffrey Lacy

Shareholder
Renning, Lewis, & Lacy

Angel Laidlaw

President And CEO
Centergy

Barb LaMue

President And CEO
New North, Inc.

Jeff Lang

Vice President Of Innovation Technology Within The Innovation And Transformation Office
U.S. Venture

Jeff Lasee

Director Of Recruiting
KerberRose

Ben Leibl

Public Relations Specialist
Kwik Trip Inc.

Gene LeSage

Director Of Total Rewards
Waupaca Foundry

Holly Lifke

Executive Vice President Of Human Resources
The Boldt Company

Dean Lindsley

Vice President
Pallas Textiles

Nick Lubenow

Attorney
Von Briesen & Roper

Thom Mangan

Vice President of Employee Benefits Consultant
Johnson Financial Group

Ryan Martin

Professor Of And Dean For The College Of Arts
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Nicole Melotte

Business Developer
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Tim Metten

President
Wisconsin Paper Group

Rob Montgomery

Former Owner And Principal
Montgomery Associates

Rob Moore

Executive Director
The Avenue

Maria Nelson

Vice President
Red Shoes Inc.

Jennie Nelson

Communications Manager
Manitowoc Public Utilities

Natalie Nelson

Executive Director
Women in Technology

Paul Northway

President and CEO
American National Bank Fox Cities

Kate Owens

Director Of Industry And Engagement
Bay Area Workforce Development Board

Jarrod Osborn

Vice President Of Manufacturing Engineering
Waupaca Foundry

Brittney Passini

Director Of Product Development
Acuity Insurance

Jeremie Pavelski

President
Heartland Farms Inc., Top Tier Ingredients, LLC, Heartland Ag Tech, Inc. and Heartland Agriculture Marketing, Inc.

Kurt Peeters

Senior Project Architect
Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc.

Niki Petit

Vice President
Insight Creative, Inc.

Aaron Popkey

Director Of Public Affairs
Green Bay Packers

Zach Popp

Founder And CEO
Sativa Building Systems Inc.

Ashok Rai

President And Chief Executive Officer
Prevea Health

Paula Rauenbuehler

CEO/founder
Leading UP, LLC

Patrick Riley

President And CEO
New Horizons of Wisconsin

Brighid Riordan

Chief Executive Officer
Cellcom

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Peter Romenesko

CEO and Co-founder
Demiplane

John Rogers

Business Roundtables Facilitator
Sheboygan County Chamber

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Jennifer Ryan

Co-Founder and CEO
Croux

Jason Salisbury

Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor
Cornerstone Business Services

TJ Semanchin

Co-owner
Wonderstate Coffee

Jace Scheffler

Software Engineer and Team Lead
Tanduo Technical Partners Inc.

Shanna Scheithauer

Director of Human Resources and Accounting
Enerquip

Aaron Schuette

Community Development Director
Village of Ashwaubenon

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Michelle Schuler

Manager
TechSpark Wisconsin at Microsoft

Michael Schwantes

President And CEO
Creative Business Services/CBS-Global

Bryan Schwebke

Owner
Performance Physical Therapy and Performance Training

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Kathi Seifert

Retired Executive Vice President
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Josh Shafman

Partner
Tanduo Technical Partners Inc.

Sachin Shivaram

CEO
Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry

Barb Streubel

Chief Information Officer
KI

Alex Swanson

Vice President Of Business Banking
Northwestern Bank

Mike Terrien

Chief Financial Officer
Hurckman Mechanical Industries

Cameron Teske

Vice President of Visitor Experiences
Discover Green Bay

Sharon Thieszen

Field Services Manager
NEW Water

Maurice Thomas

President
Forward 48

Emily Tyner

Director Of Freshwater Strategy
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Cory VandeWettering

President & CEO
Keller, Inc.

Steve Van Remortel

Founder/CEO
MyTalentPlanner

Manny Vasquez

Vice President Of Business Development And Partner
NAI Pfefferle

Andrew Verboncouer

Partner & CEO
Headway

Tony Violetta

Chief Operating Officer
BayCare Clinic

Stacey Von Busch

President
SAGE

Mark Walter

Business Development Manager
Brown County Resource Recovery Department

Jonathan Webb

Director Of Workplace Strategy
KI

Jim Weidert

Communications Director
Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance

Melissa Winter

President
Acuity Insurance

Bob Wolter

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor

Jeannie Worden

President
Northcentral Technical College

Shelly Young

President And Creative Director
KHROME

Rob Zerjav

President, CEO And Managing Partner
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

David Zey

Founder and President
Zeytech

Sydney Zima

Account Assistant
Leonard & Finco Public Relations, Inc.

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Michael Zorn

Associate Dean in the College Of Science, Engineering and Technology; and a Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

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