Welcome Elizabeth Bloedow!

On Monday, January 23, 2023, Elizabeth Bloedow started as a Financial Aid Officer with the Financial Aid department.

Elizabeth’s preferred pronouns are she, her, hers and her last name is pronounced like playdough, but with a B.

Her educational background includes an associates degree from UW-Fox Valley (Fall 2013 – Spring 2015) and transferring to UWGB to finish her bachelor’s in psychology (Fall 2015 – Spring 2017). She completed her Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy with a certificate in Post-Secondary, Technical, and Adult Education from UW-Oshkosh in December 2020.

She would like to share that she is technically from Oostburg, WI, but moved to Little Chute, WI when she was in 4th grade, so she consider Little Chute more her hometown. for her family, she has Blanche (Mom), Steve (Dad), Kyle (older brother), Laura (sister-in-law), and Corbin (nephew).

Elizabeth is actively involved with her church, and volunteer as an adult leader with their Sophomore – Senior aged youth. She has previously gone on Mission Trips to Boston, West Virginia, Texas, and Tennessee.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and frequently travels to Madison to visit her parents. Elizabeth also enjoys spending time at home with her cat Jordy, and watching football or basketball. When those sports aren’t in season, she spend time watching different shows. A couple of her favorites include Grey’s Anatomy or Friends. She also enjoys traveling and getting to see and experience new places.

Prior to starting here, she worked at the UW-Oshkosh Fox Cities campus as an Information Specialist from February 2020 – December 2021 and at UW-Oshkosh in the Financial Aid Office from January 2022 – January 2023.

Welcome Elizabeth!

Welcome Adam Angrimson!

On Monday, January 23, 2023, Adam Angrimson started as an Administrative Assistant III, WI Training Registries with the Continuing Education & Community Engagement department.

His preferred pronouns are he/him/his and his last named is pronounced as “Angh-grim-son.”

Prior to coming to UW-Green Bay, he worked as a Medical Insurance and Customer Service Specialist for 20+ years.

He would like to share that his hometown is Minneapolis, Minnesota and that he is a movie aficionado, who loves Marvel, DC, Disney, and the filmography of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

He lives on campus with his partner, who is an Assistant Director of Residential Education, Nick, and their dog, Skip.

Welcome Adam!

Welcome Bailey Briner!

On Tuesday, January 17, 2023, Bailey Briner started as a Student Support & Conduct Coordinator with the Student Affairs department.

Bailey’s preferred pronouns are she/her/hers and her name is pronounced “br-I-ner.”

Prior to working here at UW-Green bay, she worked as a Housing Case Manager at Newcap for 2.5 years and as a Student Housing Coordinator at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for 1 year.

Her hometown is New London, WI and she graduated from UW-Green Bay in 2020 with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and two minors in Human Development and Spanish. She was on the UW-GB Cheer team for four years as well.

She loves to travel, cook, be outdoors, and spend time with friends and family. Additionally, she would like to share that she lives with her boyfriend and their 3 fur babies.

Welcome Bailey!

Welcome Kelly Thacker!

On Monday, January 09, 2023, Kelly Thacker started as Executive Director of Housing and Residential Education.

Her Preferred Name is Kelly and pronounces it as Kel-e. Kelly also has the Preferred Pronouns of She/Her/ Hers.

Prior to coming to UW-Green bay, she worked at Wayne State University for 5 years, Indiana University Bloomington for 12 years, and Kansas State University for 3 years.

Kelly has an educational background consisting of a Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Student Development from Kansas State University, a Master of Science in Counseling & Student Development from Kansas State University, and a Bachelor of Science from University Wisconsin-La Crosse.

Her hometown is Neenah, WI and she enjoys singing in choir, biking outside, walking dogs, travelling, and spending time with family & friends. She also would like to share that she just moved to the area, but is looking forward to getting involved in a variety of community organizations and activities.

Welcome Kelly!

Welcome Ryan Swadley!

On Monday, January 09, 2023, Ryan Swadley started as an Operations & Events Coordinator with the University Union.

Ryan’s preferred pronouns are He and Him and his last name is pronounced “sw-odd-lee.”

Prior to working here, Ryan worked for the Neville Public Museum for 7 years and the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison for 7 years prior to that.

His hometown is Stoughton, WI and he has an MA in history as well as certification to teach secondary level social studies.

Ryan would like to share that his wife is a children’s librarian and they have two middle school-age children, as well as three dogs. He enjoys food adventures like trying new restaurants and cooking/baking at home, spending time with his family & watching his children participate in sports, attending concerts and sports events, reading, and tinkering with various things in the shop.

Welcome Ryan!