OUR MEMBERS

Name: Kendall Bocher

 

Joined YES! in: 10/1/2014

 

Employer & Job Role: Bethesda Lutheran Communities - Director of Corporate Events

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce (BOD, Executive Committee VP, Relationship Group Chair), Giving Ladies Of Watertown

 

How you came to Watertown: Born and raised in Watertown, returned after graduating college.

Name: Brad Clark

 

Joined YES! in: 10/1/2014

 

Employer & Job Role: WUSD – Principal at Webster Elementary

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Watertown Park & Rec Commission, Watertown Booster Club

 

How you came to Watertown: My family moved to Watertown 45 years ago.

Name: Nicole Soter Chwala

 

Joined YES! in: 5/1/2013

 

Employer & Job Role: Marquardt Management Services – Controller

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): St. Johns Lutheran Church (Choir, Finance Committee, Volunteer), River City Volleyball Club, M2N Participant & Volunteer, Watertown-USTA Youth Tennis, YMCA Running Group

 

How you came to Watertown: Born and raised here so after moving back to WI we decided to live and raise our family here.

Name:  Andrew Grinwald

 

Joined YES! in: 5/1/2013

 

Employer & Job Role: Dealer/Partner at Grinwald Ford, Inc.

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Watertown Country Club, Immanuel Lutheran Church

 

How you came to Watertown: Watertown was my home growing up, and I went off to attend UW-Eau Claire, completing my Accounting degree in 2007 (CPA; 2009).  Post-college life took me to various positions in Phoenix, Minneapolis and Madison before coming back home with a widened perspective of the world around us.

Name:  Misti Hawn

 

Joined YES! in: 12/1/2019

 

Employer & Job Role: AVID Risk Solutions – Client Executive

 

Other Community Involvement: Hero’s Café ( Founder and Executive Director) Wisconsin Elks Association (Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs, Chaplain of the Watertown Lodge) Watertown Police and Fire Commission (President) Community Action Coalition For South Central WI (Board Member) Rotary International – Watertown Wi Chapter (Board Member)

 

How I came to Watertown: Moved here in 2001

Name: Katey Higgins

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: Sales Executive at Realty Executives Platinum & Development Director at Bethesda Lutheran Communities

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups):  Giving Ladies of Watertown (GLOW)

 

How you came to Watertown: Born & raised, left for college and worked in Milwaukee for a year after graduation but came back to start a career in my hometown

Name: Mike Nienow

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: Hafmeister Funeral Home & Cremation Service

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups):  Watertown Chamber of Commerce (Past President), Watertown Main Street Program, Marquardt Foundation Board, OPEC, Watertown Moose Lodge

 

How you came to Watertown: Birth

 

Name: Brian Konz

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: Oswald/Konz Financial Group - Owner

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Elks Club, Watertown Main Street Program (Board Member), Watertown Parks & Recreation (Board Member)

 

How you came to Watertown: Attended college in Whitewater & met my spouse there.  We discovered and appreciate the size and location of Watertown and access to other communities.

Name: Nate Salas

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: Partnership Bank - President

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Watertown Redevelopment Authority, Glacial Heritage Development Partnership

 

How you came to Watertown: Grew up here and returned shortly after getting married

 

Name: David Schroeder

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role:  Owner & President of Baker-Rullman Manufacturing

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups):   GWCHF, Watertown Area YMCA, YMCA at Pabst Farms, Tech Ed Partnership Team

Name:  Michael Sullivan

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: Family Physician at Watertown Family Practice Associates

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups):  Tour da Goose, YMCA Task Force, WRMC Medical Staff, Volunteer Sport Coach

 

How you came to Watertown: Came to Watertown to pursue independent group medical practice due to geographic proximity to Illinois and Minnesota between families

Name: Dan Stukenberg

 

Joined YES! in: 9/1/2010

 

Employer & Job Role: American Family Insurance – Agent/Owner

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): YMCA Board (Chair)

Name: Chris Braatz

 

Joined YES! in: 12//2017

 

Employer & Job Role: Bank of Lake Mills – Senior Loan / Bank Officer

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Wttn Chamber Ambassador, Izaak Walton Conservation Club,  Board Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Watertown and Dodge County, active member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

 

How you came to Watertown: Born and raised in Watertown

 

Name: Bob Mudler

 

Joined YES! in: 10/1/2018

 

Employer: Total Waste Solutions, President & Chief Audit Officer

 

Other Community Involvement: Past member of Yes! Watertown, Watertown Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, March 2 November Board of Directors, St. Bernards Parish Council, Watertown Freshman Boys Basketball Coach

 

How I Came To Watertown: Moved here in 1983

 

Name: Dan Rahfaldt

 

Joined YES! in: 4/1/2018

 

Employer: Xsell Products, Inc.

 

Other Community Involvement: Main Street Program Board, Historic Preservation Commission

 

How I Came To Watertown:  My wife was from Watertown and we really wanted a small town feel with all the amenities of a larger city.  It is a safe place to raise a family, and offers a great school system.

 

Name: Jessica Nickels

 

Joined YES! In: 9/1/2019

 

Employer & Job Role: Marketing Assistant at Marquardt Management Services

 

Other Community Involvement: Watertown Historical Society Board Member, Hope Church Kid’s Connect Adult Leader, Leadership Watertown Class of 2018-2019

 

How you came to Watertown: I was born and raised here. All of my immediate family lives in town, so I left for a few years to attend college at UW-Madison and I came right back!

 

Name: Emily Boyd

 

Joined YES! in: August 2019

 

Employer & Job Role: Marquardt Management Services, Marketing Assistant

 

Other Community Involvement (orgs, clubs, groups): Lebanon Fire Department Auxiliary, Volunteer for Main Street Program Events (Wine Walk, Beer Walk, Riverfest Food Booth)

 

How you came to Watertown: I grew up in Lebanon which is not far from Watertown. Since I grew up in Lebanon, I went to school and now work here.

 

 

PAST MEMBERS

 

Jeff Oiler - 9/2010 to 12/2013

Robert Mudler - 9/2010 to 12/2014

Mike Nordness - 9/2010 to 10/2015

Eric Weiss - 9/2010 to 12/2015

Mike Scher - 9/2010 to 12/2015

Lisa Fields - 6/2014 to 7/2016

Cam Pauli - 3/2016 to 2/2017

Steven LeGrow - 10/2014 to 12/2017

Art Tessman - 7/2015 to 12/2017

Kent Jacobson - 5/2013 to 12/2017
Joe Schuch - 3/1/2014 to 3/1/2018

Jennifer Mueller - 9/1/2013 to 3/1/2018

Abby Zautner - 10/1/2016 to 10/1/2018

Lauren Wheeler - 1/1/18 to 1/1/19

Josh Keepman - 3/1/17 to 3/1/19

 

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