Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce: Announces Sally Piefer as new board chairman

BROOKFIELD, WI January 6, 2010 ⎯ At the November Annual Meeting of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, Sally Piefer, Attorney at The Schroeder Group, S.C., Attorneys at Law was named Chairman of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. Piefer also chairs the board’s Executive Committee. Piefer succeeds Thomas Krumenacher as Chairman. Krumenacher of Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee, remains on the Chamber’s board as its past-Chairman.

Sally heads the labor and employment practice of the firm and has been providing representation to business clients in all aspects of employment and labor relations, with special emphasis in employment discrimination issues, including FMLA and disability discrimination, restrictive covenants, non-competes and trade secrets, independent contractor and employment contracts, and litigating involving all the areas of employment law for over 15 years.

In addition to devoting her time to the Chamber, Sally also sits on the Board of Directors for the Elmbrook Humane Society and the Midwest Twisters Gymnastics Booster Club, and she is a member of the Human Resources Committee for her church.

Additional directors are Martin Allen, EmbroidMe, Brookfield; Sherry Douglas, SEEK Careers/Staffing, Inc., Waukesha; Tony Iannice, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Brookfield; Jeanie Martin, Squeegee Squad, Germantown; Steve Miazga, Environmental Systems, Inc., Brookfield; Mark Ostendorf, Residence Inn by Marriott, Brookfield; Jim Palzewicz, ActionCOACH of Elm Grove, Elm Grove; Michelle Prusinski of Sitzberger, Widmann & Co., Brookfield; Stephanie Soerens, Soerens Ford, Inc., Brookfield; Chad Swalheim, M&I Bank, Brookfield; D-J Swant, Brookfield Rehabilitation & Specialty Care, Brookfield; and Rendall Thomas, WineStyles, Brookfield.

Non-voting board representatives are: Gloria Albrecht, Town of Brookfield and Nancy Justman, Brookfield Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce provides its members with exceptional networking opportunities, business education programming, connections to local and state government, and resources to assist businesses grow and develop. The Chamber also recognizes the value in creating collaborative partnerships with other chambers in Milwaukee and Waukesha Counties. These partnerships expand the reach, influence, and visibility of the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce and provide additional benefits to its membership.

For more information or to join the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, please contact Carol White at 262-786-1886 or [email protected].