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WISCONSIN RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

MEET OUR TEAM

Meet our talented team! The Wisconsin Restaurant Association is run by an elected board of directors, who set the policies of the association. President and CEO, Kristine Hillmer, and a staff of 30 employees manage day-to-day operations.

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Kristine Hillmer, CAE

WRA President and CEO

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Susan Quam, IOM

Executive Vice President

Carrie Douglas

Carrie Douglas

Business Development Administrator

Partnerships and Group Meetings

Debbie Taber

Debbie Taber

Human Resources & Office Administrator

Registration

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Kathy Conrad

Service Referral Coordinator

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Brian Mirr

Database and Information Technology Administrator

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Rachel Schraufnagel

Vice President of Finance

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Kris Seliger

Accounting Assistant

Dawn Faris

Dawn Renz Faris, CEM

Vice President Exposition & Business Development

Sponsorships

Amy Nitschke

Amy Nitschke

Conference Manager

Competitions, Special Events and Seminars

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Yvonne Burruel

Exhibit Sales Manager

Ryan Pettersen

Ryan Pettersen

Supplier Services Specialist

Exhibitor Services

Amy Steger

Amy Steger

Business Development Strategist

Social Media and Web

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Connie Fedor

Education Foundation, Executive Director

Alex Liautaud

Alex Liautaud

Exhibit Sales Manager

Booth Sales

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Neacia Pacheco

ServSafe Coordinator

Stacy Leverenz

Stacy Leverenz

Programs Coordinator

Charitable Auction

Tracy Kosbau

Tracy Kosbau, MBA

VP of Marketing and Public Relations

Media and Press

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Laura Raske

Marketing Specialist

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Shane Sanders

Graphic Designer / Webmaster

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Katie Reiser

Member Communications Specialist

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Kathy Kiedrowski

Government Relations Administrative Assistant

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Shelby Retzlaff

Retention Associate

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Tracy Sanders

Retention & Sales Assistant

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Ron Jordan

Membership Representative, FMP

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Ingrid Busse

Membership Representative

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Wayne Nelson

Membership Representative

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Traci Morovic

Membership Representative

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Jean Landreman

WRA Chair of the Board

Landreman's Family Restaurant - Kaukauna

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David Flannery

Chair-Elect

Apple Holler Restaurant - Sturtevant

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JoAnne Palzkill

Treasurer

Draganetti's Ristorante & Taverna Grill - Eau Claire

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Chris Wiken

Executive Committee Member

The Packing House - Milwaukee

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Danielle Baerwald

Executive Committee

Erv's Mug - Oak Creek

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Kris Larson

Executive Committee

Becket's - Oshkosh

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Susan Patterson

Immediate Past Chair

Al & Al's Stein Haus, Inc. - Sheboygan

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