Meet our Team

Jess Kleier

Jessica Kleir ('08)
Building Operations Associate
kleierj@uwosh.edu | (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

Stephanie Werner ('14)
Building Operations Associate
werners@uwosh.edu | (920) 424-3448 

Stephanie graduated from UW Oshkosh in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Social Work degree. As an undergraduate, she worked as a student employee in Reeve Memorial Union where she discovered her passion for event management. Upon graduation, she immediately joined the staff at the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center, where she currently works with the wedding clientele, manages the daily operations of the building and provides leadership to the student team.

Stephanie loves so many things about her job: mentoring her student employees, constantly learning new things from her co-workers and supervisor, and being a part of a team that works tirelessly to make the Alumni Welcome and Conference Center a success on campus and in the Oshkosh community. 

Laura Rommelfanger

Laura Rommelfanger ('08, MS '12)
Director
rommelfa@uwosh.edu | (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.

Bailey

Bailey Azarian ('14)
Special Events Coordinator
azarianb@uwosh.edu | (920) 424-0344

Bailey was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin. After high school, Bailey moved to Oshkosh and attended UW Oshkosh. Bailey graduated in December of 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree, studying communication and journalism. Shortly after graduating, Bailey moved to the Twin Cities to work as the Special Events Coordinator for the Minnesota Restaurant, Lodging, Resort and Campground Associations. Bailey moved back to Oshkosh and joined the Alumni Welcome & Conference Center team in July 2016. She is responsible for coordinating events such as Commencement, Opening Day, Tent City, Honors & Awards Ceremony and a few others. Outside of work, Bailey will most likely be trying out new restaurants in the area, spending time with family/friends or walking her dog, Milo. 

 

Office Student Operations Team

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.  

Alec

Alec Aubry

Major: Psychology     Year: Sophomore    Anticipated Graduation Date: 2019     Fun Fact: Alec used to work for the Green Bay Packers


Callie Bares

Major: Marketing     Year: Senior    Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Callie studied abroad in Ireland.

Philip

Philip DeGoey

Major: Environmental & Organismal Biology     Year: Junior    Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017  Fun Fact: Philip plays the trumpet.

Larissa

Larissa Jaech

Major: Nursing      Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2018     Fun Fact: Larissa loves to be outdoors and volunteer.

Richard

Richard Liverette II

Major: Supply Chain     Year: Junior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2018     Fun Fact: Richie is a huge football fan.

Morgan

Morgan Olson

Major: Psychology     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Morgan was born on her mom's birthday.

Jeff

Jeff Salvo

Major: Radio/TV/Film     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016     Fun Fact: Jeff loves cats.

Taylor

Taylor Trampf

Major: Kinesiology     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016     Fun Fact: Taylor has never broken a bone.


Branden Ziebell

Major: Kinesiology      Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Branden loves working at the AWCC.

 

Office Student Interns

The AWCC interns are 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 management, audio-visual services, promotions, and marketing of the Welcome Center. 

Lauren Krohn
Marketing and Design Intern

Major: Marketing     Year: Senior      Anticipated Graduation Date: 2016      Fun Fact: Lauren loves to travel to new places.

Abby

Abby Pillsbury
Lead Events Assistant

Major: Marketing     Year: Senior     Anticipated Graduation Date: 2017     Fun Fact: Abby has traveled to Italy and France.

Hailey

Hailey Skoyen
Marketing and Social Media Intern

Major: Marketing     Year: Junior    Anticipated Graduation Date: 2018     Fun Fact: Hailey danced in the Christmas Parade at Disneyworld.

 

Contact our AWCC Team

awcc@uwosh.edu | (920) 424-3300 



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