Rosecrance names new Director of Nursing

Rosecrance announced that Amy Young has accepted the position of Director of Nursing. Young will oversee nursing care that is provided to clients at Rosecrance, Inc. facilities while continuing to spend time providing direct client care. Young started working at Rosecrance in 2007 as a licensed practical nurse intern. She worked at Rosecrance Harrison Campus […]

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Rosecrance names new Senior Director of Operations

Rosecrance is pleased to announce Craig Stallings has accepted the position of Senior Director of Operations, a position that will provide comprehensive leadership of Rosecrance operations. Stallings is a licensed clinical professional counselor and certified addictions counselor with nearly 25 years’ experience in behavioral healthcare and 21 years of progressive growth at Rosecrance. As Senior […]

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Former Register Star reporter joins team at SwedishAmerican

SwedishAmerican is announced the addition of Emily Tropp to its Public Relations and Marketing Team. Tropp assumes the title of Public Relations/Community Engagement Specialist and will serve as SwedishAmerican’s primary media contact. Tropp was a Sports Reporter for the Rockford Register Star from 1998-2013 and comes to SwedishAmerican directly from the Rockford School District, where […]

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GiGi’s Playhouse Rockford names new Executive Director

The board of directors of GiGi’s Playhouse Rockford named Karen Carlson as its new executive director. GiGi’s Playhouse, 8801 N. 2nd Street in Machesney Park, serves those with Down syndrome and their families in a five county region by providing educational, therapeutic, social and job opportunities. Carlson, a Rockford native, previously served as executive director […]

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Local Banker Earns National Certification

Lisa Zeimetz, senior vice president and compliance officer, First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) was recently awarded the Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP) designation from the American Bankers Association (ABA). Zeimetz joined FNBT in August 2015 and now has nearly 20 years of banking experience. In her role, Lisa manages the administration of compliance and […]

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Blackhawk Bank appoints new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Blackhawk Bank recently announced the addition of Mary King McGovern as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Her appointment fills the position most recently held by Todd James who was recently named as President and CEO of Blackhawk Bancorp Inc. McGovern has more than 25 years of banking experience. Graduating summa cum laude from […]

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Greg Wilson joins First National Bank and Trust as residential loan originator

First National Bank and Trust (FNBT)  announced that Greg Wilson has joined the company as a residential loan originator serving the Walworth, Wisconsin community. Wilson will be responsible for providing advice to consumers seeking mortgages, building relationships with the bank’s customers, assisting borrowers with credit counseling and finding lending programs that fit the individual needs […]

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Duluth Holdings names Allen L. Dittrich chief operating officer

Duluth Holdings Inc., a lifestyle brand of men’s and women’s casual wear, workwear and accessories, today announced that Senior Vice President Allen L. Dittrich will assume the role of chief operating officer, a new position within Duluth Trading. Dittrich, previously senior vice president of omnichannel customer experience and operations, will assume responsibility for operational excellence […]

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Rosecrance medical officer presents at Clinical Aspects of Medical Psychiatry Conference

Rosecrance Medical Officer, Dr. Tom Wright, will present at the 21st annual Clinical Aspects of Medical Psychiatry Conference from 8:15-9:15 a.m. on  Oct. 18 at the Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford. His presentation will address Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and new hope for depression treatment. The full-day conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, […]

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Ryan Renz completes Financial Managers School

First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT)  announced that Ryan Renz, assistant vice president and controller, has successfully completed the Graduate School of Banking’s Financial Managers School in Madison, Wisconsin. Renz came to FNBT in 2017 with more than 15 years of banking experience and one year in public accounting. He is a graduate of Indiana […]

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