Theresa (Crogan) Krajnak earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism in 1995. Based in the greater Milwaukee area, she is a sales development executive with Home Box Office (HBO).
Krajnak manages all point-of-sale tactics and point-of-sale client relations for the Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications call centers in Wisconsin. She also manages call centers for Insight Communications in Kentucky and Indiana.
As the “face” of HBO to more than 2,000 cable television employees in Wisconsin, she designs and implements training and incentive programs to keep them enthusiastic and informed about HBO programming and to encourage HBO sales.
Michele Polfuss earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 1996. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner for the NEW KIDS Program, part of the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Milwaukee. The program promotes pediatric nutrition, exercise and weight management.
In 1999, she became a nurse practitioner after completing a master’s degree from Marquette University, where she is currently working to earn a doctorate in nursing. Polfuss is been a prevention specialist and advocate for public health — specifically, the fight against childhood obesity. While working as a pediatric cardiology nurse practitioner, she recognized the need for a systematic approach to weight management for children with cardiac problems and all children and their families who struggle with overweight and obesity.
Cheryl L. Stinski earned a Bachelor of Science in human services in 1994. She is owner and founding partner of Alternative Resolutions, a mediation and consultation practice based in Appleton.
As a mediator, trainer, coach and author, Stinski has been providing conflict resolution services for more than 20 years. Alternative Resources, founded in 1995, has grown to be a leader in developing innovative communication and conflict-management solutions for nearly every segment of the population — families, businesses, healthcare, law enforcement, education and more.
Stinski serves on the mediation rosters of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the U.S. Postal Services and the Wisconsin Special Education Mediation System.
Rubin L. Whitmore II earned a Bachelor of Arts in radio, television and film in 2007. He is the owner and manager of Bliss Enterprises in Milwaukee.
Whitmore completed the majority of his UW Oshkosh coursework in the late 1980s and enjoyed a successful start to his filmmaking career before returning to finish his degree. Over the years, he has produced and directed more than 100 film projects, ranging from documentaries to music videos.
For music videos alone, he has received 17 certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum plaque awards from the Recording Industry of America. His productions have aired globally on networks, such as BET, MTV and VH1. As an entrepreneur, he has managed staffs, crews and $1-million budgets.