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Meet the Team
ThriveED Staff
ThriveED Board of Directors

David Schroeder, President and Owner
Thermo-Tech Mechanical Insulations

Vice Chair
Brian Knox, President
W.D. Hoard and Sons

Casey Malesevich, President
Sure-Fire, Inc.

Paul Ambrose, Dean, College of Business & Economics

Everett Butzine, Economic Development*

Tina Crave, President
Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

Tom Dehnert, Executive Vice President
Badger Bank

Kelli Karpinski, Economic and Workforce Dev Business Representative
Moraine Park Technical College

Richard Keddington, CEO
Watertown Regional Medical Center

Scott Lausten,, Project Manager/Co-Owner
Keller, Inc.

Rebecca Houseman, City Manager*
Fort Atkinson

Don Lunak, Director of Plant Management

Shawna Marquardt, Regional Dean
Madison College

Matt Mauthe, CEO

Andy Nelson, Consultant for Horicon Bank
Natural Resource Innovations

James Nelson, Senior Vice President, Finance and Strategic Development
Fort HealthCare

Kevin Paynter, Chief Lending Officer
Fort Community Credit Union

Nate Salas, Chief Development Officer
Maas Brothers Construction

Stewart Wangard, Chairman and CEO
Wangard Partners

* Member of the Executive Committee of the Jefferson County Economic Development Consortium (JCEDC)

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