Meet our Team

Jessica Kleier '08
Business Operations Associate | (920) 424-3470 

Jess graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in January of 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Human Resources.  She then spent the next six years working in the Human Resources Department at UW Oshkosh before joining the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center team to help open the new facility. Jess manages the AWCC reservations systems, client billing system and the Campus Concierge area.

Outside of work, you can find Jess scanning tickets at the Timber Rattlers Games or standing near the Terrance Suites at Lambeau Field for the Green Bay Packers! Jessica is very excited for this new opportunity and being on the team that is now the front door to the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.

Stephanie Lenz ('14)
Building Operations Associate | (920) 424-3448 

With six year of experience as an Operations Team Member and three years as a Building Manager at Reeve Memorial Union, Stephanie graduated from UW Oshkosh in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Social Work degree.  Upon graduation, she immediately joined the staff at the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center where she currently manages the daily operations of the building and provides leadership to our student team.  

In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her husband & family, playing with her pets, gardening, and supporting the Green Bay Packers!  She is looking forward to continuing her career at UW Oshkosh.

Laura Rommelfanger ('08, MS '12)
Director | (920) 424-3301 

Laura has worked at UW Oshkosh since 2001 and recently joined the Foundation in 2013 as the director of the UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center (AWCC). She has over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry and more than 12 years experience planning University events for the Chancellor’s Office.  

Laura is proud to be a 3x alumna of UW Oshkosh, most recently earning her Master of Science degree in 2012.  She is passionate about connecting with our alumni, helping our clients plan unique events and hosting the community in UW Oshkosh's newest, state-of-the-art venue.

Jeci CaspersonJeci Casperson ('13)

Executive Events Coordinator | (920) 424-0344

Jeci joins the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center team after working in the Chancellor’s Office.  She coordinates large-scale and special events for UW Oshkosh such as Commencement, Fallfest and campus-wide recognition events.  She is a 2013 UW Oshkosh alumni with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. After graduation, Jeci fundraised for multiple political campaigns in the D.C. suburbs and Milwaukee. She now enjoys applying her fundraising event skills to large scale University events.

On her time off and when it is nice outside, you can most likely find Jeci on the Glacial Drumlin State Trail in Waukesha.

Office Student Employees:

The AWCC operations team is comprised of UW Oshkosh students pursuing a variety of degrees on campus. These students bring a diverse wealth of knowledge, experience and energy to the event set-up, management, audio-visual services and custodial functions of the Welcome Center. They also operate our Campus Concierge area.  

Teisha Baker

Major: Social Work     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2016     Fun Fact: Teisha is a fraternal twin

Philip DeGoey

Major: Secondary Ed     Year: Freshman     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2018     Fun Fact: Philip played first chair in the Oshkosh Area Youth Symphony Orchestra

Brady Hicks

Major: Criminal Justice     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016     Fun Fact: Brady wants to enter Law Enforcement after college

Katelyn Hill

Major: Psychology     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2015      Fun Fact: Katelyn spent one semester studying abroad in the United Kingdom

Aubrianne Karaffa

Major: Biology/Psychology (Pre-Med Program)     Year: Freshman     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2018     Fun Fact: Aubrey is a winner at the national level for showing rabbits

Brett Lowry

Major: Undecided     Year: Sophomore     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Brett loves to play basketball and travel

Morgan Olson

Major: Psychology     Minor: Business     Year: Sophomore     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Morgan lives along the Mississippi River in her hometown

Andrew Smith

Major: Music     Minor: History     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016     Fun Fact: Andrew collects small action figures, toys and trinkets

Jeff Salvo

Major: Radio/TV/Film     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: Fall 2016     Fun Fact: Jeff drives a 19—Chevrolet Astro van

Taylor Trampf

Major: Kinesiology     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016     Fun Fact: Taylor has traveled to 23 states in the U.S.

Austin Vike

Major: Marketing and Advertising     Year: Sophomore      Anticipated Graduation Date: Fall 2017     Fun Fact: Austin belongs to the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity on campus

Jacob Waldschmidt

Major: Geography     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: Spring 2015     Fun Fact: Jake recently became an uncle for the first time

Steven Wiegert

Major: Radio/TV/Film     Minor: Business     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Steve has over seven years of experience working in professional audiovisual production

Contact our AWCC Operations Team | (920) 424-3300 

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