Scheibel Halaska Inc.: Scheibel Halaska Hires Kerri Grote as Account Manager

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Karl Robe

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MILWAUKEE—February 28, 2006— Scheibel Halaska Inc. has hired Kerri Grote as an account manager to serve clients in manufacturing, energy and professional services.

Grote brings 12 years of experience in corporate and employee communications, public and community relations, and television news broadcasting. She spent the last five years at Johnson Controls, Inc. leading multiple corporate communications programs designed to reach 120,000 employees in more than 50 countries worldwide. Prior to Johnson Controls, she was the communications manager for the Journal Broadcast Group.

“Scheibel Halaska’s business is helping companies differentiate themselves in a marketplace that’s brutally competitive and increasingly global,” said Mike Stefaniak, partner and vice president of client services. “Kerri’s experience—including her work designing and implementing global communications for a Fortune 100 player—will be a tremendous asset to the clients we serve.”

Grote graduated with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Wyoming.

Scheibel Halaska serves clients in energy, manufacturing, information technology and professional services, among others. The firm provides strategic, integrated marketing communications services that drive short- and long-term revenue, increase enterprise value, build brand equity, and mobilize employees to act in concert with clients’ core business strategies.

Scheibel Halaska offers a full spectrum of business communication services: from branding and positioning to the development of strategic communications in domains that include advertising, public relations, employee mobilization communications, direct marketing, sales communications and more. For more information about Scheibel Halaska, go to www.insidesh.com.