Outlook Magazine - Fall 2021

David Wicka `84 retired in 2020 after 35 years in engineering and manufacturing. Duey Fimreite `85 the research and development manager at South Chicago Packing LLC, the largest processor of animal fat in the U.S., and recently was a guest lecturer for UW-Stout Assistant Professor Pranabendu Mitra’s Food Innovations class. Laura Manka `85 is the supervisor for Duty Free America’s and retail manager for Wherley Motors. David Holling `87 , retired as the director of Buchanan Pastoral Counseling Center at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. Christine Kortbein `87 co- authored the book “Grief Reimagined” that was released in October 2020. Scott Stuckey `88 is the general manager at Omni Nashville Hotel. Virginia “Ginny” Williams `88 retired after 40 years in education and school counseling. Eric Kermitz `89 celebrated his 25th year as regional vice president at Compass Group- North America. 1990s Kevin Miller `90 published the book “Know Power, Know Responsibility: How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child in America.” Tom Roth `88 is the chief executive officer of Affluent Funding Inc. in Jupiter, Fla.

Denise Wolf `91 is the second shift quality assurance manager at Wiskerchen Cheese in Auburndale. Michelle Devine Giese `93 was featured on the cover of Insight magazine. She is the chief executive officer of Apricity, a company focused on an ecosystem of recovery services from inpatient to helping clients gain job skills. Tim Nyberg `93 partnered with several leading minds in cybersecurity to write and publish the book “On Thin Ice: How Just One Cyber Attack Can Put Your Business and Finances Underwater… And What You Can Do Now to Stop It.” Mark Sulok `93 won the Spirit of Franchising award for operations excellence with Valvoline Oil Changes after only three years in the business. Randall Zindler `93 completed his doctoral degree in leadership. Amy De Curtins Carlson `94 was featured on the women in leadership panel of the executive education program at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management. Jeff Van Zeeland `96 is part owner of Fox Valley Wood Products. His company received the 32nd annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Grand Award on Feb. 20, 2020. Su-Nui Escobar `99 is in private practice and a dietetic internship director at Larkin Community Hospital.

Sunny Reed `06 is a senior interior project designer and associate at Perkins and Will in Miami, Fla. Drew Davis `07 is an application engineer at Xcentric Mold & Engineering. Sarah Stromberg Flier `07 was named Wisconsin’s 2020 School Counselor of the Year and was selected as a 2021 School Counselor of the Year finalist from the American School Counseling Association. 2010s Steven Peterson `10 completed his master’s degree in supply chain at Marquette University in May. Steven Tietz `10 is the plant manager at Valmont Industries. He oversees production sites in Minnesota and Indiana. Alexander J. Bialk `11 is an associate at Foran Glennon Palandech Ponzi & Rudloff PC. Adam Kidd `11 is a senior project manager at WDS Construction Inc. in Beaver Dam. Jessica Asay `13 is a recruitment manager at Room & Board. Krissa Fisher ‘13 is a financial aid adviser at UW-Stout. 6

Amy Schupbach `99 is a senior project engineer at Fresenius Kabi USA. 2000s Don Yager `00 is the president/ chief operating officer of Mural Consulting in Tucson, Ariz. Larry Graves `01 is serving as the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs designee on the Governor’s Task Force on Student Debt. Kevin Stensberg `01 successfully defended his dissertation for a Doctor of Education in organizational leadership studies degree from Northwestern University in Boston. Rebecca DuBois-Zeck `02 is teaching technical education at Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate School in West Allis. David Buye `03 is the vice president of operations and development at DiaSorin Medical Diagnostics in Stillwater, Minn. Kevin Howard `03 is an industrial technology specialist at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Maria Lindblom `03 was nominated and selected for FCCI’s Insurance Group’s Emerging Leaders program. David Hanson `04 was promoted to senior project manager at JE Dunn Construction.







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