Welcome Brenda Beck

Brenda Beck

Brenda Beck started as an Academic Department Associate on December 3, 2012.  She was previously employed by the Greater Green Bay YMCA for 13 years.  Brenda volunteers at the Green Bay Habitat for Humanity Restore.  She earned her BA from St. Norbert College and her MBA from UW-Oshkosh.  Brenda is married and has three children.

Welcome Tracy Van Erem

Tracy started as an Administrative Assistant in the Office of University Advancement on November 26, 2012.  Prior to starting at UW Green Bay she was employed at Bellin Health for four and a half years.  She studied at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.  Tracy is married, has two children, and enjoys spending time with her family.  She is from Green Bay.

Welcome Ryan Kauth

Ryan KauthRyan started on September 17, 2012, as the Director of the Small Business Development Center.  He was previously a self-employed consultant for Kauth and Associates for over fifteen years.  Ryan earned his Bachelor’s Degree at UW-Green Bay and his MBA at Keller Graduate School of Management.  He is on the UWGB Alumni Association Awards and Scholarships Committee.  Ryan, his wife, and four kids live in Manitowoc.


Welcome Brent Tavis

Brent TavisBrent earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Sports Management at Davenport University and his Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Grand Valley State University.  Brent started on September 11, 2012 as the Kress Events Center Events Coordinator.  Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay, Brent was employed at Grand Valley State University.

Welcome Lissa Balison

Lissa Balison

Lissa started as a Counselor in the Health and Counseling Department on October 15, 2012.  Prior to starting at UW Green Bay she worked at the Crisis Center ER for two years and was an EAP Counselor for five years.  She has a Master’s in Student Affairs and College Counseling.  Her hometown is De Pere.  She is married and has a baby daughter.