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Board of Directors

Janette Berry

Janette Berry

Benefits, Wellness and Compensation Manager
Miniature Precision Components (MPC) Inc.
Walworth, Wis.

Providing superior production capabilities to major automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Berry joined MPC in 2007 as the benefits manager. In her role, she is responsible for plan development, communications and management of health, welfare and wellness plans, as well as overseeing the onsite medical clinics and retirement plans. Berry was previously employed as a benefits administrator at Fiserv Inc., where she was responsible for self-funded and fully insured medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans. Berry is a graduate of Ottawa University with a Master of Arts in human resources and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees. She is affiliated with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) local chapters in Madison, Metro Milwaukee and Walworth County. She joined The Alliance Board of Directors in 2015.

Mary Kay Brooks

Mary Kay Brooks

General Manager, Corporate Attorney and an Owner
Brooks Tractor, Inc.
Sun Prairie, Wis.

Premier, multi-location construction equipment dealer with locations in Madison, Milwaukee, Green Bay, La Crosse, Stevens Point and Racine areas. 

Brooks is the general manager, corporate attorney and one of the owners of Brooks Tractor Inc. Brooks also serves in an advisory capacity on the John Deere Construction and Forestry Technology Partner Project Team and has served on the Used Equipment Partner Project Team and the Sales and Marketing Partner Project Team. She is currently a member of the Elizabeth House Advisory Council.  She has also served on and has held leadership positions with a variety of community and nonprofit boards in the Dane County area. She has served on The Alliance Board of Directors since 2011.

Diana Clark

Diana Clark

Benefits Manager
Promega Corporation
Madison, Wis.

Global leaders in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industry.

Clark has been the benefits manager at Promega Corporation since July 2016. In this role, she designs and manages all health and welfare, leave of absence and retirement programs, including all compliance activities. Clark previously held Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certifications. Clark was previously employed at QBE as a lead benefits analyst and has held positions at Mayo Clinic Health System Franciscan Healthcare, Festival Foods and CUNA Mutual Group. Clark joined The Alliance Board of Directors in 2017.

Wendy Culver

Wendy Culver

Board Chair

Human Resources Director
Mead & Hunt
Madison, Wis.

Premier, multi-location architecture and engineering firm with 30+ locations nationwide.

Culver joined Mead & Hunt in 1996 and is the human resources director. As a member of the company’s executive team, she oversees the human resources function and is responsible for overall strategy and programs to keep Mead & Hunt an employer of choice. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP). Culver has served on The Alliance Board of Directors since 2008 and was vice chair since 2015.

Lisa Henke

Lisa Henke

Risk/Benefits Manager
County of Walworth
Elkhorn, Wis.

Municipal government of Walworth County, located in southeastern Wisconsin.

Henke has been the risk/benefits manager at the County of Walworth since 2014. In this role, she has senior-level responsibility for administration and strategic planning of Walworth County’s risk management/safety programs, workers’ compensation, employee benefit plans, health/dental internal service funds and leave programs. She also oversees the County’s employee wellness initiative. Henke holds Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certifications. Henke has 22 years of human resource management experience in the health care, manufacturing and automotive industries as well as the public sector. Henke joined The Alliance Board of Directors in 2017.

Annette Mikula

Annette Mikula

Human Resources Director
Rock County
Janesville, Wis.

Governing organization of the county of Rock, located in south-central Wisconsin.

Mikula has been with Rock County since July of 2015 as the human resources director. In this role Mikula is responsible for providing personnel services for all departments, governing bodies and officials of Rock County. Prior to her work at Rock County, Mikula held human resources leadership roles at Sun Prairie Area School District, Dungarvin Wisconsin, New Concepts Foundation, P.A. Bergner and Company and Saks Fifth Avenue. Mikula is a graduate of University of Wisconsin- Stout with a Master’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Kentucky in Human Resources.  In addition Mikula is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) in Human Resources. Mikula joined The Alliance Board of Directors in 2016.

Brad Olm

Brad Olm

Immediate Past Chair

Vice President of Human Resources
Gordon Flesch Company, Inc.
Madison, Wis.

Leaders in business technology with locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.
Olm joined Gordon Flesch Company as vice president of human resources in 2010. He previously served in human resource leadership positions at Edgerton Hospital and Health Services, CUNA Mutual Group, Allstate Insurance Company and Avon Products. He also served as an active duty commissioned officer in the United States Air Force. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR). Olm has served on The Alliance Board of Directors since 2013 and has been board chair since 2015.

Larry Pribyl

Larry Pribyl

Vice Chair

CFO
Trachte Building Systems
Sun Prairie, Wis.

Designs, manufactures, and erects a full line of durable, pre-engineered and customized steel self-storage systems.

Pribyl joined Trachte Building Systems as CFO in July 2012. He previously served as director of finance for Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis; director of operations financial planning and analysis for Andersen Windows; vice president, contracting and controller for Schneider Logistics; and controller and CIO for Honeywell Commercial Flight Systems – Minneapolis. Pribyl is a graduate of General Electric’s Financial Management Program and spent four years with General Electric in various divisions. He has a significant background in quality processes, having been involved in obtaining ISO 9000 certification for Schneider Logistics as well as Baldrige Award write-up and Crosby’s Quality College. Pribyl joined the board in January 2014.

Kyle Reading

Kyle Reading

President
Spuncast, Inc.
Watertown, Wis.

Manufacturer and supplier of quality centrifugal castings to the construction, food, pulp and paper, mineral and ore processing, steel processing, metal extruding and defense industries.

Reading has been with Spuncast since 2003 and has served on the Spuncast Board of Directors since 2004. He served as vice president and CFO from 2008 to 2015. In that position, he was responsible for overseeing all financial decisions and operations, along with information systems in the organization. Reading became Spuncast’s president in March 2015. Reading is involved in negotiating and the decision process in all health care policies and overall business operations for Spuncast. He is currently the trustee for both the Spuncast 401(k) and ESOP plans. Reading has served on The Alliance Board of Directors since 2011 and was the 2014 board chair.

Shirley Reif

Shirley Reif

Secretary-Treasurer
Crest Foods Company, Inc.
Ashton, Ill.

National dry food manufacturer of dairy products, a contract packager of dry food products and provider of turnkey products for the food industry.

Reif has been with Crest Foods since 1983 and has been secretary-treasurer since 1996. In this position, she is responsible for overseeing the purchase of all insurance products, treasury management, tax and accounting for the company. Reif is an officer and stockholder at Crest Foods. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Reif has also been a board member for her local school district and held volunteer leadership roles at other community organizations. She joined The Alliance Board of Directors in 2016.

Mark Stevens

Mark Stevens

Vice President for Business Affairs
Maranatha Baptist University
Watertown, Wis.

A regionally-accredited, Christian educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate and online learning options to 1,200 students from 46 states and 20 foreign countries.

Stevens is the vice president for business affairs at Maranatha Baptist University and a business department instructor for courses in management. He oversees the budget, benefits administration and auxiliary enterprises and serves as a member of Maranatha’s Executive Council, Leadership Council, Strategy Council and the separate committees of Finance, Building, Safety and Athletics. He also consults for non-profit organizations in the areas of financial reviews, procedural audits, internal controls and benefits and has served on various community boards. Stevens joined the board in January 2014.

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