Subject: 01.22.2021 New North Newsletter

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Leadership in the New North
Associated Banc-Corp President & CEO Philip B. Flynn announces plans for retirement: Board commences search for permanent successor
Associated Bank Newsroom
Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) (“Associated”) today announced that president and chief executive officer Philip B. Flynn has informed the Company’s Board of Directors of his plans to retire from the company at the end of 2021.

The Board has commenced a search for a permanent successor, under the oversight of the Succession Planning Committee of the Board and with the assistance of Diversified Search Group, which will consider internal as well as external candidates. Mr. Flynn will continue as president and CEO until a successor is in place, at which....

Encouraging Educational Attainment 
Free training from Lakeshore Technical College for the tech-challenged

Computer technology is now ubiquitous in the work world, yet many are concerned that their skills might not make the grade, especially when one job disappears and a new one requires confidence on the keyboard. A new, free series from Lakeshore Technical College aims to help achieve that confidence.

Titled “Crush IT”, the series of 30-minute sessions is an expansion of workshops LTC was already providing to current students, making them available at no cost to the general public.

Topics include Microsoft Basic Word and Power Point, and also address college-related subjects that students will need most anywhere they....

Innovation in the New North
Enlighten Digital Technologies launches in Oshkosh
After years of providing electrical and low-voltage services to businesses for IT installation and maintenance, Dan Shea, chief operating officer of Shea Electric & Communications LLC, has launched Enlighten Digital Technologies LLC.

The new IT and digital services company will fill a niche opportunity to help small- and medium-sized businesses in the communities of Oshkosh, Ripon, Waupun, Fond du Lac, as well as the Fox Cities. Brian Lutze serves as the company’s chief technology architect and administrator.

“We created Enlighten Digital Technologies because we’re educators at heart. Our goal is always to simplify our customers’ lives by reducing the complexity and uncertainty around....

Leadership in the New North
The Boldt Company announces leadership changes
Fox Cities Chamber News
The Boldt Company announced several executive level changes affecting regional and national leadership roles within the organization. The following individuals were promoted into the roles of Vice President:

Todd Pingel is the new vice president of information technology and most recently served as the company’s director of information technology. In his new role, he will lead the company’s efforts in cyber security, data analytics, network administration, emerging technologies, software development and technology support. He joined....


Promote the Regional Brand 
Lakeside Forward, Agnesian foundation collect donations to rebuild burned playground gear

Fond du Lac Reporter 
Donors are offering $40,000 to rebuild Lakeside Park playground equipment that was damaged by fire just before Christmas.

Lakeside Forward and Agnesian HealthCare Foundation plan to "collectively donate" the funds, they announced Thursday — one month after the equipment was burned by unknown parties.

"The Agnesian HealthCare Foundation has always been a proud supporter of community-based initiatives that bring close-to-home opportunities for local residents and their families to live healthier lives and build strong foundations that encourage....

Promote the Regional Brand
Capital Credit Union relaunches Elevate Communities program

Fox Cities Chamber News
The Capital Credit Union’s Elevate Communities program is an initiative that supports projects brought forward by civic organizations located in Northeastern Wisconsin. The goal of this program is to fill a financial gap that may prevent a community from obtaining items or doing projects of need. For example, in 2020 the Southern Door Fire Department was able to be purchase a Jaws of Life Unit from this funding. These tools, while life-saving, are often expensive and out of reach for many departments.

Capital President and CEO Tom Young believes that it is a fantastic way to give back to local organizations, “What a better way to thank our Police, Fire and Rescue Departments, given the budget constraints they are under, than to make their jobs easier and maybe safer as well. These donations are meant to show appreciation for the....

Promote the Regional Brand 
‘A celebration like this only happens once,’ Green Bay Botanical Garden reaches milestone

We Are Green Bay
Green Bay Botanical Garden is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with 2021 chalked full of fun events.

The Garden plans to commemorate the historic milestone with tons of festivities, reminiscing about their past, and looking ahead to the next 25 years and beyond.

“To see the Garden where it is now from where it began is humbling. We wouldn’t be where we are today....

Aerial view of the Garden (Kress Oval Garden, Lux Foundation Upper Rose Garden and Schneider Terrace) circa August 2019. (Photo courtesy Green Bay Botanical Garden/Andrew Gruesen). Story above.
COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.

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