Business Notes: Aug. 10

Aug. 10, 2010

Art galleries announce merger, art reception

Creative Expressions Art Gallery has announced a merger with Stanford Gallery artists as a membership co-op. Creative Expressions is having an artist reception from 5 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 3 at their gallery, 11412 N. Port Washington Road in Mequon, in front of the Venture Court Shopping Center.

The gallery will feature 20 local and regional artists in both contemporary and traditional artwork in media ranging from acrylic, oil, watercolor, ceramic, fiber, glass, jewelry and furniture.

Creative Expressions is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, as well as by appointment. Call (262) 240-1800 or visit their website at for information.

Local businesses accepted into NARI

LaBonte Construction, Brown Deer, and Tee Time, Thiensville, have been accepted into the Milwaukee chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.

As members, the companies are dedicated to improving the quality and value of the homeowner's investment. NARI members are carefully screened and must observe the highest standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility. Contractor members provide professional service and maintain the high standards of the council.

For information or to receive a free copy of an annual membership roster listing all members, call (414) 771-4071, or visit their website at

Roman Electric executives earn LEED certifications

Roman Electric Company executives Phil Rose, president, and Gabe Rose, vice president of design and engineering, are LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified professionals.

LEED certification is awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council.

For a building to be LEED certified, it must be environmentally responsible, profitable and a healthy place to live and work in. One LEED accredited professional must be involved with the building to become certified.

Both men live in Whitefish Bay.

Former Mequon resident earns AICP certification

Stephen Tremlett, a Mequon native and Homestead High School graduate, is now certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.

Tremlett works for MSA Professional Services in Madison. He recently was on the firm's planning team that was awarded the 2010 Wisconsin Chapter-American Planning Association Urban Design award for the Sauk City Riverfront Vision, as well as the 2010 APA Small Town and Rural Planning award for the Mauston downtown revitalization plan.

Tremlett received his Bachelor of Science degree in architecture, as well as his master's degrees in architecture and urban planning from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Mequon marketing firm wins Telly Award

PKA Marketing, Mequon, won a Telly Award for writing and producing a video for the Cedarburg Cultural Center in downtown Cedarburg.

The eight minute video, "A Quarter Century of Culture," celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Cedarburg Cultural Center with interviews of past and present leaders of the organization.

Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards honors outstanding local, regional and cable television commercials and programs; video and film productions; and web commercials, videos and films. This year's Telly Awards had nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries.

On the Move

• Whitefish Bay resident Herodotos Ellinas has been appointed assistant professor of anesthesiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in 1992. He has completed residencies in medicine and pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and anesthesiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, serving as chief resident in 2007. He has also completed a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Children's Hospital of Boston.

• Shorewood resident Joanna Rea has been appointed as assistant professor of general internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, as well as to the medical staffs at Froedtert Hospital and Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. Rea served as an instructor of medicine and consultant in the primary care internal medicine at the Mayo Clinic of Medicine in Rochester, Minn., receiving awards as best resident educator in 2007-08 and 2008-09.

Nicole Tilot has been appointed as the new Director of Alumni and Parent Relations at Concordia University in Mequon. Tilot graduated from Concordia in 2007 and received her MBA at Concordia in 2008. She previously was the academic adviser for MBA and undergraduate programs for the School of Business and Legal Studies.

• Whitefish Bay resident Charles Kahn has been elected as vice president of the American Roentgen Ray Society. He will also serve as president in 2012 through 2013, and will serve a three-year term on the Board of Chancellors of the American College of Radiology. Kahn is a professor of radiology and chief of the division of informatics in the department of radiology at Medical College of Wisconsin.

• Shorewood resident Jill Klayman has been named assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and to the staff at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center. She was a psychiatry instructor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York and a clinical psychology intern at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, Calif. before moving to Milwaukee.

• Shorewood resident Daniel C. Mielnicki has been appointed as assistant professor of emergency medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He previously served on the faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va., where he also completed his residency, serving as chief resident his last year.

Dana Emold has been appointed as project manager for J*Shore at Bayshore Town Center. She will coordinate all Jewish Community Center events held at J*Shore, including family and children's programming, as well as oversee the new J*Shore storefront at Bayshore Town Center, opening Aug. 25.

Robert Barhart has been named the new director of the physical therapy program, as well as the chair for the physical therapy department at Concordia University. Barhart comes to Concordia from East Tennessee State University where he was an associate professor and director of clinical education for the department of physical therapy.

Teri Kaul has been named the chair of the nursing department at Concordia University. She will stay as director of the graduate nursing program, a position she has held for the last five years. She has been a part of Concordia since 1997.

Gary Peterson has been named the new director of the graduate counseling program at Concordia University. Peterson joined Concordia this summer after retiring as superintendent of the Fox Point-Bayside school district and spending 38 years in public education as an elementary, middle, and high school counselor.

Jeff Mitchell has joined TechQuality's North Shore firm in Mequon as a client support engineer.

• Mequon resident Erin Yale Horwitz has been named administrator of diagnostic imaging and professional services at Children's Hospital of Wiscosin. Yale Horwitz will work closely with Sheila Moore, medical director of imaging, in growth, customer service and quality of the imaging department.• Glendale resident John Maul has joined Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls as doctor of hematology and oncology. Maul was previously employed at Aurora Advanced Health Care.

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