Van Galder celebrates long-term employees

Van Galder Bus Company recently took time to recognize and celebrate the employees who have been with the company for 20 or more years. The following employees were honored. Motor Coach Drivers  Ted Elder (25 years), Dan Gillitzer (22 years), Jeff Hageman (32 years), Jeff Huffman (22 years), Scot Hudson (20 years), Ron Morgan (23 years), Rick Rebout (23 years), Frank […]

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First National Bank and Trust announces new promotions.

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) recently announced the following promotions. Anna Toye has been promoted to senior vice president and human resources director. In her position, she is responsible for all areas of human resources (HR) including compensation, benefits, training, employee relations, staffing and payroll, as well as administration of the UltiPro HRIS system […]

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Wisconsin bankers travel to D.C. to meet with regulatory agencies

The Wisconsin Bankers Association and 11 Wisconsin bankers recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with senior staff at four regulatory agencies. David McCoy, President of First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) headquartered in Beloit was one of the representatives that met with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), […]

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First National Bank and Trust announces new promotions

First National Bank and Trust in Beloit has announced the promotion of Amanda McMahon and Toni Hinds. McMahon has been promoted to assistant vice president and branch manager of First National Bank and Trust’s branch at 1795 Madison Road. McMahon originally joined FNBT in 2010 as a teller services supervisor at the bank’s Roscoe branch […]

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Eric Thornton named president of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville

Eric Thornton has been named president of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville. Thornton has nearly 20 years of experience in health care. He got his start as the director of human resources for Dean Health Plan, before moving to a similar role in human resources when St. Mary’s Hospital opened in Janesville. In […]

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Daniel Huntley honored as one of the Region’s 40 Leaders Under 40

WilliamsMcCarthy LLP announced that Associate Daniel Huntley has been honored by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce as a recipient of the “40 Leaders Under Forty” award. Huntley dedicates his legal expertise to organizations throughout the region. He is a prolific pro bono attorney in the community, serving as counsel to Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity, […]

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New director of sales at Forest City Gear

Forest City Gear has hired Brad Lindmark as Director of Sales to help meet the growing demands of its wide and diverse customer base throughout the world’s gear-making industries. Lindmark brings sales and marketing experience and a familiarity with all facets of inside and outside sales and customer service, along with a strong background in […]

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SwedishAmerican announces president and CEO transition

SwedishAmerican announced today that Dr. Michael J. Born has resigned as President and CEO of SwedishAmerican to pursue other interests. “On behalf of the SwedishAmerican Board of Directors, I would like to thank Dr. Born for his years of service and contributions to SwedishAmerican,” said Bill Roop, SwedishAmerican board chair. SwedishAmerican will begin a search […]

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Angelic Organics Learning Center welcomes new executive director

Angelic Organics Learning Center (AOLC) announced that Jackie de Batista is the new executive director at Angelic Organics Learning Center. De Batista received a Master of Arts degree in environmental studies, sustainable development and policy, in 2015 from the University of Illinois Springfield and received a Bachelor of Science degree in wildlife ecology in 1994 […]

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Impact Award winners announced at Visit Lake Geneva annual dinner

Visit Lake Geneva held their annual dinner Oct. 17  at Grand Geneva Resort and Spa. During the evening,  the 2019 Impact Award winners were announced. The Hospitality Award went to Shannon McCarthy, director of events and catering at Simple Food Group. The recipient of the Community Betterment Award was Emagine Entertainment.  The Rising Star Award, given […]

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