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Staff Directory

General Administration
William “Rick” Abrams, JD, CEO, 608.442.3700
Bob Foulks, Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer, 608.442.3788
Donn Dexter, 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

Accounting & Finance
Mary Buroker, Controller, 608.442.3711
Heidi Gerritsen, Senior Accountant, 608.442.3795
Phyllis Porter, Payroll and Benefits Coordinator, 608.442.3753
Lauren Rusch, Dues Accounting Coordinator, 608.442.3744
Lori Sherman, Account Coordinator-AP, 608.442.3713

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

Eileen Wilson, Executive Director, 608.442.3722
Elizabeth Ringle, Program Coordinator, 608.442.3789

Government and Legal Affairs
Mark Grapentine, JD, Sr. Vice President of Government and Legal Affairs, 608.442.3768
Michele Coleman Policy Analyst, 608.442.3807
Heidi Green, Political Action & Legislative Member Liaison, 608.442.3720
Michelle Leiker, JD, Sr. Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs, 608.442.3757
John Maycroft, Director of Policy Development and Initiatives, 608.442.3766
Chris Rasch, Director of State and Federal Relations, 608.442.3791
John Rather, JD, Sr. Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs, 608.442.3736
Andrew Merluzzi, Intern, 608.442.3741
Curt Gielow, Senior Advisor

Human Resources

Information Technology
Craig Klassy, IT Manager, 608.442.3786
Dan Ace, IT Operations Manager, 608.442.3787
Jim Bockhop, End User Support Technician, 608.442.3714
Laura Duecker, iMIS Administrator, 608.442.3775
Cynthia Olson, iMIS Integrity Specialist, 608.442.3760

Insurance & Financial Services
Bob Borland, Director of Agency Operations, 608.442.3726
Shawna Bertalot, Vice President of Alternative Risk Solutions, 608.442.3738
Dawn Block, Insurance Services Coordinator, 608.442.3725
Justin Sawran, Data Analyst, 608.442.3764
Carrie Hanson, Sales & Service Associate, 608.442.3732
Laurie Palzkill, Sr. Sales & Service Associate, 608.442.3728
Melissa Schall, Insurance Agent, 608.442.3731 or 800.975.3418
Erin Wilichowski, Customer Service Associate, 608.442.3718
Yunchao Jia, Intern
Tonghao Zhu, Intern

Milwaukee Office Staff
Collette Cesar, Sales & Service Associate, 414.238.6102
Susan Grams, Sales & Service Associate, 414.238.6101
Laura Heil Kinart, Insurance Agent, 414.238.6106
Kathy Mueller, Insurance Agent, 414.238.6103
Eileen Mystrow, Sales & Service Associate, 414.238.6104
David Serena, Insurance Agent, 414.238.6105

Fox Valley Office Staff
Anita Simes, Insurance Agent, 920.731.2150

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
Jennifer Wieman, Communications Specialist, 608.442.3765

James Reuter, Vice President of Membership and Business Development, 608.442.3727 or 800.975.3414
Jeffrey Nelson, Director of Membership and Business Development, 608.442.3762
Diane Stampfli, Member Retention Specialist, 608.442.3763
Javier Reza, Member Specialist, 608.442.3779

Quality & Efficiency
Erin Aagesen, Honoring Choices Wisconsin Community Engagement and Evaluation Specialist, 608.442.3746
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
Amanda Lam, Honoring Choices Wisconsin Intern, 608.442.3724
Jaime Schleis, Quality & Efficiency Coordinator, 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
Stephanie Taylor, CME Coordinator, 608.442.3796
Susan Wiegmann, PhD, Senior Director of Medical Education and Professional Development, 608.442.3754
Todd Wuerger, Business Development Specialist, 608.442.3749

Wisconsin Medical Society Holdings
Linda Syth, CEO, 608.442.3750
C.M. “Bud” Chumbley, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Advisor, 608.442.3800