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100 Milwaukeeans you need to know, part two


In a city of a half million or so people, there are hundreds of movers and shakers who make Milwaukee tick. Some are politicians, philanthropists or executives. Others are musicians, artist or activists. Whatever they put on their business cards each contributes to Milwaukee in their own special way -- and you'll be better off adding them to your list of acquaintances.

Last week, we introduced you to 100 Milwaukee you need to know. Here are 100 more, listed in alphabetical order. Feel free to list your own selections using the Talkback feature below.

  1. Norman Adami, President and CEO, Miller Brewing Company
  2. Art Altenburg, owner of Art Altenburg's Concertina Bar
  3. Dean Amhaus, president, Spirit of Milwaukee
  4. Vanessa Andrew, co-founder of Fasten Clothing Co-op
  5. John Barnes, senior director of Ticket Service, Milwaukee Brewers
  6. Renee Bebeau, henna artist; cheese sculptor; performance artist; hair stylist
  7. Clayborn Benson III, curator, the Black Historical Society
  8. Robert Ruvin, developer
  9. Todd Broadie, formerly Narada Records' marketing director, now at WMYS
  10. Mark Bucher, founder and artistic director of Boulevard Theater
  11. Dean Cannestra, restaurateur, Nessun Dorma, Libiamo, Palermo Villa
  12. Ferne Caulker, artistic director of Milwaukee's Ko-Thi Dance Company
  13. Tina Chang, CEO of SysLogic Inc.
  14. David Clarke, Milwaukee County sheriff
  15. Pedro Colon, State Representative
  16. Tom Crean, Marquette men's basketball coach
  17. Mike D'Amato, alderman
  18. Sandy D'Amato, owner of Sanford, Coquette and more
  19. John Daniels, managing partner, Quarles & Brady
  20. Joe Dannecker, MPS board president
  21. Theri DeJoode and Erica Grabczyk, groom
  22. Dustin Diamond, "Screech" on "Saved By The Bell"
  23. Tracy Doyle, director, co-founder of Insurgent Theatre
  24. Tyrone Dumas, longtime community activist and a current MPS official
  25. Allen Eisenberg, attorney
  26. Jason Fields, State Representative
  27. Cecilia Gilbert, Department of Public Works
  28. Fred Gillich, founder of Too Much Rock/Smac Design
  29. Brent Gohde, Promotions Director at WMSE
  30. Randy Gschwind, chief information officer, City of Milwaukee
  31. Bob Heger, VP-Operations, YMCA
  32. Willie Hines, president of the Milwaukee Common Council
  33. Christine Hodgson, Hyatt Regency concierge
  34. Mike Hoffmann, musician and producer
  35. Corey Hoze, administrator, Economic Support -- Milwaukee County
  36. Josh Kaiser, Aaron Kapp and Ben Harrison, founders of Rishi Tea
  37. Phillip Katz, architect
  38. Rich Kirchen, DJ and managing editor of The Business Journal
  39. Tim Kitzke, Three Holy Women pastor
  40. Herb Kohl, Bucks owner and U.S. senator
  41. Ken Koppa, second-generation owner of the funky Koppa's Farwell Foods, home of the Fulbeli Deli
  42. Tim Kretschmann, host of Stimmung Stunde German radio show on WJYI (1340 AM)
  43. Jon Jackson, program director, Milwaukee International Film Festival
  44. Peter Jest, club owner
  45. Arlis Jones, owner of The Lex Jazz Club
  46. Bev Jurkowski from We Energies
  47. Mike Lafferty, president of the Wave
  48. Pascal Malassigne, professor of Industrial Design at MIAD
  49. Bob Mariano, CEO Roundy's
  50. Sandy Maxx, DJ and Brewers' Game Day host
  51. Pat McCurdy, local musical funny man
  52. Marilyn Mee, DJ
  53. Mary Meehan, Alverno College
  54. Rich Menninger, owner of Atomic Records
  55. Leslie Montemurro, restaurateur (Fuel, Comet, Hi-Hat, Hi-Hat Garage, Trocadero, Palomino)
  56. Cindy Moran, Audience Development Manager, Milwaukee Repertory Theater
  57. Jill Morin, 3EO, Kahler Slater Architects
  58. H. Carl Mueller, public relations veteran
  59. John Nehring, owner of V. Richard's, Groppi's, Sendik's on Oakland, Tres Bon Catering,Jean Pierre on Oakland and Oakland Wine Bar & Tapas
  60. Corey Nettles, partner, Quarles & Brady law firm
  61. Beth Nicols, executive director, Milwaukee Downtown
  62. Old Man Malcolm, DJ.
  63. Betty Ewens Quadracci, queen of Quad Graphics
  64. Frank Pecoraro, pepperoni cannoli pitchman
  65. Mike Pepke, attorney
  66. Glen Ponczak, director, Financial Communication, Johnson Controls
  67. Randy Prasse, State Fair CEO
  68. Joe Puerta, of Ambrosia and formerly Bruce Hornsby and the Range
  69. Ragani, founder of Milwaukee Kirtan and musician
  70. Erik Resch, owner of Stone Creek Coffee
  71. Kristian Riley, of the band New Sense and Bionic Studios
  72. Robert Rindler, new president of MIAD
  73. Al Rolandi of WisItalia's executive administrator
  74. Brent Rupple, Jr., VP at R.W. Baird
  75. Mark Sabljak, publisher of the Business Journal
  76. Trevor Sadler, CD mastering engineer
  77. Dr. Sam Scheibler, MSOE faculty member, theologian and minister, German-American culturist (Goethe House), multi-lingual renaissance man
  78. Mike Schmidt, owner of Bella's Fat Cat
  79. Bill Schroeder, Brewers TV color analyst and master griller
  80. Anne E. Schwartz, police department spokeswoman
  81. John Shiely, Briggs and Stratton CEO
  82. David Silbaugh, Summerfest drum tech, booking aide and general man about the grounds
  83. Joe Sims, Milwaukee Striders track club coach
  84. Bill Stace, Miramar Theater and Walls Have Ears studio
  85. Gary Tanin, musician, producer, mastering engineer
  86. Pegi Taylor, art model, performance artist, writer, donating skeleton to MIAD after death
  87. Jason Todd, musician, emcee, Def Harmonic
  88. Pauls Toutonghi, author of the new novel "Red Weather," set in Milwaukee
  89. Shary Tran, Equal employment and diversity specialist with Johnson Controls
  90. Ben Turk, playwright, co-founder of Insurgent Theatre
  91. Deb Tzortzos, district manager for Landmark Theaters
  92. Eric Uecke, owner of the Cactus Club
  93. Bob Uecker, Hall of Fame Brewers radio broadcaster
  94. David Uihlein, architect
  95. Johnny Vassallo, restaurateur, Mo's empire
  96. Dr. Hermann Viets, president of Milwaukee School of Engineering
  97. Davey Von Bohlen, musician, Maritime and formerly of The Promise Ring
  98. Scott Walker, Milwaukee County Executive
  99. Ed Ward, Irish Fest founder
  100. Gary Witt, executive director/booking man at The Pabst Theater

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OMCreader | Oct. 29, 2006 at 1:06 a.m. (report)

Ben said: At least her skeleton has a backbone.

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OMCreader | Aug. 10, 2006 at 6:46 a.m. (report)

JOE AMP said: WHAT ABOUT: MIKE PALMOSANO, PRES. OF THE ITALIAN COMMUNITY CENTER & DAVE SPANO, TREASURER OF THE ICC AND PRES. OF ANNEX WEALTH MANAGEMENT & STADIUM MEMBER BOARD? THEN THERE IS BILL JENNARO, FORMER JUDGE & PRESENT PARTNER OF COOK & FRANKE S.C.

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OMCreader | July 30, 2006 at 10:33 a.m. (report)

ct said: Silbaugh is the future.

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OMCreader | July 30, 2006 at 10:33 a.m. (report)

ct said: Silbaugh is the future.

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OMCreader | July 29, 2006 at 7:19 p.m. (report)

RED L said: Apparently someone at OnMilwaukee has connections with The Business Journal if the publisher, the editor and the managing editor of ONE small weekly newspaper can make all 3 LISTS . . . come on OMC you are not fooling anyone!

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