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Lori Terry
Ameritas Group
Senior Small Group Manager
Susan Peterson
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc.
Director Coulee Region
Kevin Kastenschmidt
Agropur Ingredients
Tina Ruskey
Dependable Solutions, Inc.
Joe Moua
Bremer Bank
Business Banker
Will Kratt
Asoociate Principal, Civil Engineer
Brenen Boarman
Hawkins Ash CPAs, LLP
Gina Miller
Merchants Bank
Business Relationship Manager
Greg Brickl
Brickl Bros., Inc.
Business Development Manager
Summer Niemeier
Thorson Graphics, LLC
Dyanne Brudos
Bremer Bank
Private Banking
Lindsay Braatz
American Family Insurance - Jason Lassen Agency
Sales Manager
Ted Knutson
Aquinas Catholic Schools
Jimmy Westland
Community Outreach Specialist
Joe Thesing
Home Federal
Market President
Alyson Ilstrup
The Parenting Place
Director of Family Support
Monica Hauser
Hawkins Ash CPAs, LLP
Dana Ecker
Explore La Crosse
Director of Convention Sales
Kelly Colgan Hammen
Colgan Air Services
Cole Passe
Mutual of Omaha Upper Midwest Division Office
Recruiting Advisor
Shannon Craig
La Crosse Beverage, LLC
Administrative Support Supervisor
Erin Walters-Udovich
Wedgewood Commons
Property Director
Michael Swartz
Braun Intertec Corporation
Barbara Nick
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Brenda Lutz-Hanson, MPH
La Crosse County Health Department
Health Educator
Kyle Christopherson
Associated Bank
Residential Loan Officer


Thanks to our customers, it’s a title we’ve owned for nine years in a row.

We’ve been helping our neighbors buy homes — and stay in them — for 150 years and we continue to show our commitment to growing the communities we serve. For the past nine years, Associated has originated more home loans than any other lender in Wisconsin.
Scott Cortopassi
Denture Smart
Jim Osborne
Land Surveyor
Maggie Rauschl
Festival Foods
Senior Administrative Assistant
Anthony Dix
Fitness Lying Down
Amy Pawelko
Wipfli LLP
Staff Accountant
Spencer Hegenbarth
RE/MAX First Choice - Brian Stephan
Allen Bower
Altra Federal Credit Union
Systems Analyst
Dan Allind
US Cellular - Onalaska
Area Sales Manager
Jason Steinhoff
Hancock & Robinson CPAs
Tax Manager
Heidi Odegaard
Mayo Clinic Health System
Community Event Coordinator
Experienced Health Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Event Planning, Fundraising, Outdoor Recreation, and Recreation Planning. Strong marketing professional with a Master's Degree focused in Public Health from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. 
Mark Binsfeld
J.F. Brennan Company / Brennan Marine Inc.
Vice President of Business Development
Mark Binsfeld is the Vice President of Business Development at Brennan, where he focuses on marine construction, harbor management, and environmental services along the inland waterways of the United States.  He is part of the 4th generation of ownership at Brennan, which is approaching its 100th year of operation.    Mark has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master in Business Administration from Boston College.  
Amanda Dotson
New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers
Assistant Director
Lizzy Haywood
People's Food Co-op
CEO/General Manager
Kathy Young
First Supply
Executive Adminstrative Assistant
Executive Administrative Assistant working for Joe Poehling at First Supply LLC in the Madison Branch.
Nick Marcou
School District of La Crosse
Mark Schmitt
SciArt Studio Architecture & Planning
Tim Rauschl
Marine Credit Union
Consumer Loan Officer
Todd Jensen
Digital Media Manager
Joan Meyers
Managing Director
Mark Dahlke, CFP®
Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Branch Manager
Brian Benson
Benson Management, Inc.
Gary Buchner
Bernie Buchner Mechanical Contractor, Inc.
Richard Walz
WalzCraft Industries, Inc.
Rebecca Naugler
Travel Leaders/Owned and Operated by Goli's Avenues of Travel, Ltd.
Kathy Davig
Travel Leaders/Owned and Operated by Goli's Avenues of Travel, Ltd.
Vice President/Advertising & Marketing
Cliff LeCleir
Central States Warehouse A Division of Capstone, LLC
Jason Gilman
City of La Crosse
Director of Planning and Development
Terry Cowgill
Cowgill Dental
Bradley Peterson
Engelson and Associates, Ltd.
Joe Poehling
First Supply
Chairman & CEO
Ray Flynn
Flynn's Auto Trim
Sarah Havens
Gundersen Health System
Director Community & Preventive Care
Bruce Friell
Gundersen Health System
Director of Business Health Services
Kermit Newcomer
Gundersen Health System
Retired Physician
Gary Harter
Harter's Quick Clean Up Services, Inc.
Charles Deery
La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway
Mikel Poellinger
Poellinger, Inc.
Greg Lamprich
Brown & Brown of Wisconsin, Inc.
Employee Benefits Specialist
Gail Schams
River Bank - La Crosse
Branch Manager
John Mootz
US Cellular - Onalaska
Business Development Manager
Dan Wettstein
Dale Harkness
Wisconsin Insurance Center
Dianne Kurtz
Wisconsin Insurance Center
Chris Butler
Verve, a Credit Union
Regional President
Jack Peplinski
Altra Federal Credit Union
Chief Executive Officer
Andrea Wieser
Wieser Brothers General Contractor, Inc.
Business Administrator
Debra Wolfe
Wieser Brothers General Contractor, Inc.
Mark Weibel
Meridian Marketing Services
Mark Gretebeck
Braun Intertec Corporation
Jennifer Shilling
Todd Eber
DSG (formerly W.A. Roosevelt Co.)
Director of Marketing
Ed Jaekel, CPA
Patty Gjertsen
West Salem Business Association
Treasurer 2014
Kathy Van Kirk-Przywojski
Vendi Advertising, LLC
Principal - Creative
Penny Tiedt
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Director, Continuing Education
Diane Wright
Kaplan Professional
Executive Director of Finance
Mark Trehey
EO Johnson Business Technologies
Major Account Manager
Kevin Strangman
Altra Federal Credit Union
Executive Vice President, Administration
Chris Wood
Chiropractic First of La Crescent
Karen Dahl
Village Shopping Center
Property Manager
Jill Taylor
Trust Point, Inc.
Human Resource Manager
Theresa Krueger
Logistics Health - LHI
Patti Ring
President, Principal
Patrick Weinberger
Pickerman's Soup & Sandwiches
Joan Mulrine
State Bank Financial
Director of Human Resources
Karen Kouba
Sr HR Generalist
Grace Sella
Starbucks Coffee Company
Store Manager
John Wyciskalla
Braun Intertec Corporation
Associate Principal
Diane Osterhaus Neefe
Western Technical College
Dean of Health and Public Safety
Mary Hericks
PeopleFirst HR Solutions
Managing Partner
Ann Wales
Gundersen Health System
Bernard Black
Western Technical College
Minority Student Advisor
John Honadel
Wipfli LLP
JoLynn Rihn
Coast to Coast Training, LLC
Director of Learning and Development
Corporate Software and Business Skills Training - Live instructor-led training held online or onsite, ​your choice! Microsoft Office, Project Management, Crystal Reports and Adobe Acrobat. Affordable training for people looking to enhance their software or business skills. Over 25 years experience providing quality training on a variety of computer applications courses. We provide application training, courseware development, support services, Access database development, and more.
Leigh Flynn
Flynn's Auto Trim
Office Manager
Jenn Bjornstad-Helgerson
EO Johnson Business Technologies
Recruting Specialist
Jessica Himmer
RE/MAX First Choice - Brian Stephan
Niki Pohnl
English Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity
Director of Discipleship
Ryan Olson
Coldwell Banker River Valley, REALTORS
Chris Sanger
Viterbo University
Director of Benefactor Engagement & Stewardship
Joe Weiss
Lost Lake Pilsner Beer
Cathy Fox
Coldwell Banker River Valley, REALTORS
Professional Real Estate Advisor since 2002, helping clients realize their real estate goals from purchasing their first home, investment property, land to build on or space to grow their business, I can help.
Certified Commerical Investment member  (CCIM) since 2016 I have the tools, skills and experience to help you make your investment decisions make sense.
Scott Davies
Financial Advisor
Roberta Kotek
Gerrard-Hoeschler Realtors, Inc.
Laura Pierce
Office Manager
Stacy Shapiro
Shapiro Strategies
Shari Hopkins
Coulee Bank - La Crosse
Financial Consultant
Randy Pretasky
US Bank
Business Relationship Manager
JoAnn Steffes
Steffes HR Advantage

Steffes HR Advantage – a full-service human resources firm offering in-depth knowledge of employee recruitment and retention, employee relations, policies and procedures, organizational development, compliance – including affirmative action, as well as leadership and management coaching.

Jerry Vuich
Interior Systems International
General Manager
Bill Byron
Wags and Whiskers
Jeff Meier
Supreme Graphics
Account Manager
David Winiecki
Associated Bank
Senior Vice President
Dimitar Dzikov
Coulee Bank - La Crosse
Business Banking Officer
Lyle Blanchard
State Bank Financial
Director of Marketing
Diane Neas
Carrier Insurance Agency
Veronica Iverson
Tostrud & Temp, SC
Business Manager
Anne Hendrickson
Allergy Associates of La Crosse, Ltd.
Vice President Operations/Marketing
Marty Holub
Knight Barry Title
Account Executive
Mike Swenson
Western Technical College
Executive Director, Foundation
Larry Pupp
Bethany St. Joseph Corporation
Craig Ubbelohde
Bethany St. Joseph Corporation
Executive Director
Tom Marty
Laser Product Technologies, Inc.
Laurie Cafe
Valley View Mall d/b/a PREIT
Marketing Manager
Joshua Smith
Bremer Bank
Mortgage Loan Representative
I am a Mortgage Lender with Bremer Bank. Billing should go to Erik Beach @ thank you
Karen Becker
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
Marketing Director
Travis Robinson
Hancock & Robinson CPAs
Samantha Fortun
Five Star Telecom, Inc.
Service Support Specialist
Anne Sprehn
Altra Federal Credit Union
Assistant Office Manager
Tim Oliver
US Bank
Personal Banker
Amy Studden
State of Wisconsin-Department of Workforce Development
Business Services Consultant
Scott Finch
Kish & Sons Electric, Inc.
Contract | Network Administrator
Tina Antony
SpringBrook Community of Onalaska
Housing and Community Outreach Specialist
Diane Hohlfeld
La Crosse Sign Company, Inc.
Vice President
Vicki Markussen
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director
Since 1868 The La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce has united businesses to connect to each other, grow and advocate as the voice of business. 
Jenny Wallenfelsz
Optical Fashions
Finance Manager
Cynthia Ceresa
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott La Crosse Downtown
Director of Sales
Marie Schneider
WalzCraft Industries, Inc.
Human Resource Manager
Ashley Bakalars
Verve, a Credit Union
Consumer Loan Manager
Amy Danielson
Marine Credit Union
Administrative Assistant
Timothy Pierce
Controls Software Product Test Technician
Nancy McHugh
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Jackie Ripp
Dahl Family YMCA
Director of Human Resources
Arminda Yutuc
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Recruiting Specialist
Amy Beal
La Crosse Country Club
Catering Director
Melissa Elliott
Western Technical College
Law Enforcement Coordinator
John Zimprich
Western Technical College
Business and Industry Services Performance Consultant
Nicholas Dutton
Spectrum Insurance Group
Personal Lines Agent
Megan Harcey
Kwik Trip
Employment Manager
Kim Panzer
Western Technical College
Career Coach
Angela Callaway
J.F. Brennan Company / Brennan Marine Inc.
Marketing Coordinator
Meghan Schossow
Country Financial
Financial Representative

I am a Financial Representative with Country Financial in Onalaska. I opened my office almost a year ago offering home, auto, life, and retirement products. Right not my main focus is home, auto, and life insurance but the financial side is exciting and is an area I plan to concentrate on in the future. I live in La Crescent with my husband Brad, we have two children, Caylin 9, and Jaxon 4. They attend school in La Crescent and Caylin is in the La Crosse Girls’ Choir. We love our community and I am excited to grow my business here.

Julie Wittry
Olsten Staffing Services
Office Manager
Hannah Ellis
Hampton Inn La Crosse/Onalaska
Front Office Manager
Lana Sacia
Area Leader-Onalaska/LaCrosse Region
Kayleigh Nelson
American Family Insurance - Jason Lassen Agency
Account Manager
Hayley Parr
Marine Credit Union
Branch Marketing Specialist
Bradley Foss
Wipfli LLP
Senior Accountant
Morgan Cherry
Wipfli LLP
Staff Accountant
Stacy Swatek
Fairway Outdoor Advertising
Sales Manager
Emma Carter
Chart Energy & Chemicals, Inc.
Product Development Engineer II
Grant Withrow
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse
Development Associate
Grant Withrow is a Development Associate with Catholic Charities focusing on corporate relationships as well as securing and stewarding gifts from donors. Grant came to Catholic Charities in the Summer of 2016 from Fastenal where he was managed Fastenal's tier one diversity program working with woman, minority, and veteran owned small businesses. He traveled the nation linking small businesses with potential customers using the industrial distribution breadth of Fastenal. Wanting to become more involved in his home community, Grant and his family moved back to La Crosse, and now Grant is helping to spread the word about the works of Catholic Charities here in the La Crosse area.
Justine Marshall
Braun Intertec Corporation
Staff Scientist
Bill La Rue
EO Johnson Business Technologies
Senior Account Executive
Courtney Wilson
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Branch Manager
Jason Larsen
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region
Executive Director
Carolyn Flock
Mayo Clinic Health System
Program Manager - Research Operations
I graduated from Viterbo University with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and a minor in Psychology.  During my undergrad I worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant before finding my way into Clinical Research after graduation.  I have a passion for contributing to improving patient care and treatment options for our patients.  In addition, I am driven by the committment of staff throughout Mayo Clinic to assuring that the needs of the patient come first in everything that we do.
Cassie Heser
Mayo Clinic Health System
Project Manager
Cinthia Shireman
Mayo Clinic Health System
Sustainability Coordinator
Audra Noe
Viterbo University
Director of Marketing
Michael Byom
Famous Dave's of America
Owner/General Manager
Mark Solyst
English Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity
Senior Pastor
Kerri Jahnke
English Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity
Director of Youth & Family Ministry
Audra House
La Crosse Sign Company, Inc.
PR & Assistant to the President
Michael Wohlfert
GO Riteway Transportation Group
Operations Manager
Amber Hamernik
Bremer Bank
Regional Retail Supervisor
Jen Buchner
Rod's Ride On Powersports, Inc.
General Sales Manager
Gary Wiegel
Thompson Animal Medical Center
Kelley Manson
The Salvation Army
Holly Miller
Dunkin Donuts
Shiloh Rhodes
Holiday Inn Express
General Manager
Jahnna Johnston
TRICOR Insurance - Onalaska
Group Benefits Agent
Brian Krueger
Dunkin Donuts
Regional Supervisor
Rachel Hartlaub
Habitat for Humanity - La Crosse Area & Habitat ReStore
Receiving Assistant
Ashley Beach
Brickl Bros., Inc.
Amanda Hanson
Marcus Theatres of La Crosse
Event Coordinator
Ian Walker
PeopleFirst HR Solutions
Managing Partner
Michelle Kotek
Cooperative Educational Service Agency
Administrative Assistant
Sherri Torkelson
Cooperative Educational Service Agency
Dir. of Career & Tech Ed/LVEC/Ed Effectiveness
Jessie Casey
Verizon Wireless/BeMobile - Losey, La Crosse
Store Manager
Jessica Peters
La Crosse Tribune River Valley Media Group
Corey Clark
Turnkey Associates LC
Business Development
Jennifer Luedtke
Town n' Country Title, LLC
Human Resources Manager
Alex Deshler
American Cancer Society
Community Development Manager
Ashley Bohl
Coulee Bank - La Crosse
Mortgage Loan Officer
I am a local mortgage professional with over 9 years in the financial industry.  I pride myself on a quick, smooth transaction that leaves all parties satisfied and eager to share their experience.   Come see me and see the Coulee difference!  Borrower Confidently.
Spencer Niebur
Fleis Insurance Agency, Inc.
Stacey Everson
School District of La Crosse
Director of Secondary Education
Nick Klos
Mike Booth
ESG - Enterprise Systems Group
Technology Solutions Specialist
Mike Booth is your local Technology Solutions Specialist at ESG! 

With over 25 years of experience in all types of technology Mike brings to your business the background and knowledge to make even the most challenging project managable.   With extensive background in Security, Networking, and Voice services.  Mike will work clostly with you and your company to find the best solution.  

Mike has been married to his high school sweetheart, Wendy, for 26 years and they have three boys, and a grandson. Mike and his family enjoy all sorts of outdoor activities like camping, kayaking, boating, snowmobiling, ATV's and golfing.  Much of the summers are spent at the cabin on Prairei Lake in Chetek.  Mike grew up near Lincoln Nebraska, and although it may have taken him nearly 30 years of living in Wisconsin, Mike finally cheers for the Badgers, Packers, Brewers and Bucks. Except when Wisconsin is playing in Lincoln, then he has to root for the Huskers!
Angela Seeger
La Crosse Area Chamber of Commerce
Business Outreach Representative
Deonna Sparks
H & R Block - 6th Street S.
Qualified Sales Specialist
Brittney Swenson
Verve, a Credit Union
Member Experience Manager
Hayden Schmidt
Midwest Bites
Kevin Hennessey
Carpenters Local 1143
Rika Beckley
Franciscan Spirituality Center (FSC)
Development Director
Rika was drawn to La Crosse because of its scenic beauty and she moved to the area in August 2018 to assume the role of part-time Development Director for the Franciscan Spiritualty Center.  Previously she served as Senior Director of International Advancement and Leadership Gifts for Miami University of Ohio. With an MPA in Nonprofit Administration from Indiana University and over thirty years’ experience working in the nonprofit sector, Rika is excited to be raising support for FSC’s meaningful and needed mission.  Originally from the St. Louis area and with two grown children, Rika also looks forward to exploring the area with her dog, Maggie.  
Jacqueline Ness
Verve, a Credit Union
Business Development Manager
Alexa F
Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott La Crosse Downtown
General Manager
Elizabeth Poh
Onalaska Omni Center
Building Coordinator
Jackie Ness
Verve, a Credit Union
Business Development Manager
Heather Jordan
Trust Point, Inc.
Robert Bollig
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Tax Manager, CPA
Amy Brecheisen
Kaplan Professional
Human Resources Generalist
Greetings! I am a HR Generalist at Kaplan Professional (KP). I will be working with our employee memberships and working to grow and strenghten our partnership with the La Crosse Chamber of Commerce. Please don't hesitate to contact me for any questions or concerns. 

Thank you, 
Amy B
Katey Fortun
Five Star Telecom, Inc.
Account Manager
Josh Gamer
Western Technical College
Dean, Integrated Technology
I am currently serving as the Dean of the Integrated Technology division at Western.  My background is in management and education within the manufacturing and education sectors.
A graduate MSC-ST, SMU, Viterbo, and UW-Stout, I love learning.  
Gretchen Clements fka ''Whitt''
Century 21 Affiliated
Hello there!   I currently serve as the Team Leader/Recruiter of the La Crosse Century 21 Affiliated office.  I enjoy teaching and sharing with folks who are considering a real estate career.  In addition, I find it rewarding to meet with existing agents, who maybe feel they haven't found the right brokerage home yet and share with them what Century 21 Affiliated has to offer with our "Value Package."   Personally, I find it is very important to nurture an open communication environment with my agents and facilitate a team concept culture, as we all work together to achieve our business and personal goals.  At Century 21 Affiliated, we all strive to give the best of ourselves to our clients and customers, always putting their interests above our own.  We believe in the greater good, even if it means sacrifice.  Our Century 21 Affiliated Mission Statement is "To provide the most stimulating and productive environment possible so that our Consultants can provide the best professional service to their customers and clients as they help them make the most excellent real estate decisions."

This year marks the 40th Anniversary for the "CENTURY 21" real estate and with this comes a total re-branding and new look!  (Watch for this, the transformation has begun"  Our new C21 Corporate mission statement is: "Defy Mediocrity and Deliver Extraordinary Experiences."  We are all very excited about the fresh changes and renewed commitment to our community!

On a personal note:  I recently married David P. Clements, from the Holmen area.  Between us we have 5 children (4 girls and 1 boy) and a grandson.  We enjoy fishing, camping, dancing, concerts,karaoke and local stockcar driving/racing too.  Dave plays on various soccer teams and I am a committed cheerleader.  Although, I must say, anytime spent together is fun. :)

Cynthia Niesen
Health Tradition Health Plan
Director of Nursing
Kevin Knerzer
WKBT-TV News 8
Business Manager
Nancy Dokter
Nancy Dokter Public Relations & Marketing, LLC
Lori Francis
Verve, a Credit Union
Business Development Manager
Regina Siegel
Trust Point, Inc.
Assistant Vice President, Wealth Management
Dane Lamb
Kick Marketing LLC

I'm a marketing generalist who sees the bigger picture.  I enjoy diverse marketing roles, especially in the creative process of advertising and promotion. I am experienced in project management as well as being a key resource to produce the end product. I can wear a variety of 'hats'  whatever's necessary to complete a project.

I have crafted marketing strategies and content that effectively doubled the client base at a recent former employer, where I worked for 18 years.
  I also managed a successful comprehensive rebranding project that achieved consistency throughout the visual assets as well as the sales collateral appearance and tone.  And, I was the event manager for the company's recurring nationwide user group convention.

It’s my desire to be a go-to resource for companies seeking marketing help, whether managing a project or working directly on specific tasks. This can include, but is not limited to: strategy, branding, creative content generation, event/trade show managing, copywriting for sales collateral, and creation of digital/print advertising.  

Amy Moser-Matteson
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Internal Operations Coordinator
Cherryl Baum
The UPS Store
Print Production Manager
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Simone Culver
Doherty Staffing Solutions
Business Development Manager
Ellie Meyer
Dairyland Power Cooperative
Digital Communications Coordinator
Scott Arenz
Citizens State Bank
Business & Community Development Director
I am the Business and Community Development Director at Citizens State Bank, a bank that has been one of the fastest growing banks in the state of Wisconsin since 2005, and is consistently one of the top-rated banks in the country. This is the result of the #citizensexperience, which is unlike anything in banking, since a bank shouldn’t just be a place where you go to take out a loan or make a deposit! We believe we need to create value and happiness for each customer, which is why we don’t lose customers and why our customers can’t live without us. Our culture is known to be one of the best in the industry, one which promotes outside the box thinking with fun and play all day resulting in our employees being some of the happiest in the world! Outside the box thinking has also recently resulted with our lobby transitioning to The Café in the La Crosse office, which proudly serves Kickapoo coffee to our Get More™ ( customers in The Café and drive-thru. Does your bank serve coffee in their drive-thru? We encourage you to talk to our customers and explore our reviews, and then compare them to our competitors. You will see there is no comparison to how we take care of our customers and employees! If you are looking for a better banking experience, please call one of our offices. If you want to join our amazing team, contact Human Resources to see if there are any current job opportunities to be part of a company that American Banker has voted “Best Banks to Work For 2018.”
Heather Muenkel
Home Federal
Assistant Branch Manager
Alex Zikmund
Village Shopping Center

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