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Staff Directory

General Administration
William “Rick” Abrams, JD, CEO, 608.442.3700
Timothy Bartholow, MD, Chief Medical Officer, 608.442.3737
Nancy Nankivil, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, 608.442.3740
Noreen Krueger, Governance Executive Assistant, 608.442.3904
Julie Wills, Administrative Assistant to the CEO and CMO, 608.442.3704

Accounting & Finance
Bob Foulks, Chief Financial Officer, 608.442.3788
Mary Buroker, Controller, 608.442.3711
Laura Duecker, Dues Coordinator, 608.442.3775
Phyllis Porter, Payroll and Benefits Coordinator, 608.442.3753
Lori Sherman, Account Coordinator-AP, 608.442. 3713
Michelle Voigt, Senior Accountant, 608.442.3795

Facilities
John Boxrucker, Facilities Manager, 608.442.3715
Rick Carpenter, Maintenance Mechanic, 608.442.3717
Margie Day, Custodian

Foundation
Eileen Wilson, Executive Director, 608.442.3722
Elizabeth Ringle, Program Coordinator, 608.442.3789
Heather Sonley, Development & Event Coordinator, 608.442.3756

Government Relations
Mark Grapentine, JD, Sr. Vice President of Government Relations, 608.442.3768
John Maycroft, Director of Policy Development and Initiatives, 608.442.3766
Chris Rasch, Director of State and Federal Relations, 608.442.3791
Curt Gielow, Senior Advisor
Nikita Sessler, Government Relations Coordinator, 608.442.3843

Human Resources
608.442.3800

Information Technology
Craig Klassy, IT Manager, 608.442.3786
Dan Ace, Network Administrator, 608.442.3787
Jim Bockhop, End User Support Technician, 608.442.3714

Insurance & Financial Services
Ellie Rohrdanz, President – Insurance Agency, 608.442.3734
Bob Borland, Director of Agency Operations, 608.442. 3726
Alisa Allen, Insurance Agent, 608.442.3730
Shawna Bertalot, Vice President of Alternative Risk Solutions, 608.442.3738
Dawn Block, Agency Assistant, 608.442.3725
Karen Brunker, Sales & Service Associate, 608.442.3728
Carrie Hanson, Sales & Service Associate, 608.442.3732
Melissa Schall, Insurance Agent, 608.442.3731 or 800.975.3418
Erin Wilichowski, Customer Service Associate, 608.442.3718

Milwaukee Office Staff
Collette Cesar, Sales & Service Associate, 414.238.6102
Kathy Mueller, Insurance Agent, 414.238.6103
Eileen Mystrow, Sales & Service Associate, 414.238.6104
David Serena, Insurance Agent, 414.238.6105
Laura Heil Kinart, Insurance Advisor, 414.238.6106

Fox Valley Office Staff
Anita Simes, Insurance Agent, 920.731.2150

Office of General Counsel
Ruth Heitz, JD, General Counsel, 608.442.3741
Michelle Leiker, JD, Assistant General Counsel, 608.442.3757
John Rather, JD, Assistant General Counsel, 608.442.3736

Marketing & Communications
Kendi Parvin, Director of Communications, WMJ Managing Editor, 608.442.3748
Mary Kay Adams-Edgette, Communications Coordinator, Sr. Graphic Designer, 608.442.3735
Deana Hipke, Administrative Assistant, 608.442.3752
Joe Roling, Web Specialist, 608.442.3758

Membership
Karin Hankwitz, Membership Operations Administrator, 608.442.3744
Jeffrey Nelson, Director of Membership and Business Development, 608.442.3762
James Reuter, Vice President of Membership and Business Development, 608.442.3727 or 800.975.3414
Vicki Meyer, Data Specialist, 608.442.3760
Diane Stampfli, Member Retention Specialist, 608.442.3763

Quality & Efficiency
Jen Cohrs, Director of Educational Strategies, 608.442.3784,
Cindy Helstad, PhD, Senior Director of Research and Data Analytics, 608.442.3751
Laura Jacobs, Project Manager/Business Analyst, 608.442.3783
Jaime Schleis, Service Specialist, 608.442.3781
Megan Schomer, Medical Education and Professional Development Coordinator, 608.442.3776
Joyce Hart Smerick, Honoring Choices Wisconsin Program Coordinator, 608.442.3723
Erin Aagesen, Honoring Choices Wisconsin Community-based Outreach and Evaluation Specialist, 608.442.3746
Stephanie Taylor, CME Coordinator, 608.442.3796
Susan Wiegmann, PhD, Senior Director of Medical Education and Professional Development, 608.442.3754

Wisconsin Medical Society Holdings
Linda Syth, CEO, 608.442.3750