Alumni News, October 2020

Annette Adams (’19) has joined MGIC as its Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, she worked at Kohl’s for 19 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

Patricia Contreras (’00) was recently promoted to Vice President of Global Affairs at Rockwell Automation. She has been with Rockwell since 2008.

Sara Junio (’01) has accepted a position as Senior Transformation Program Manager at MGIC, where she leads the highly-visible strategic roadmap and multi-workstream transformation efforts required to evolve the organization.

Allan Klotsche (’87, ’94) has been named President & CEO of Alpha Source Group, a nationwide service provider to hospitals and clinics for servicing diagnostic imaging equipment such as CT and MRI scanners.

Ryota (Ricky) Sakamoto (’99) is Vice President at J.D. Rush Corporation in Texas, a full-line Oil Country Tubular Goods distributor that is a joint venture between J.D. Rush Company and Metal One.

Andrew Steimle (’91) has been named Chairman of the Board of County Bancorp, Inc. in Manitowoc, the parent company for Investors Community Bank. He is a founding partner of Steimle Birschbach LLC, where he specializes in business and real estate law.

DeVona Wright Cottrell (’06) has been named Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel of GMR Marketing, an innovative global experiential and sponsorship agency with 23 offices in 12 countries. In August, she was also named to the Board of Directors of First Federal Bank of Wisconsin.

Two pairs of Executive MBA alumni have recently started new businesses:

Steve Cundy (’14) and Tabi Campagna (’20) started a new business Tautara Consulting, specializing in business strategy, intelligent applications, data and artificial intelligence, and cloud solutions.

Austin Duerr (’20) and Caitlin Duerr (’20) have launched Bluebell Realty.

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