I’d like to announce a couple of changes we are implementing.
April Dowland (pictured below) has accepted the newly created position of Vice President of Human Resources and Operations. April has been employed with Buechel Stone since July of 2013 and has a proven record of accomplished results in both strategy implementation and accountability to the company. April’s passion for business matrix and being results driven to win along with her ability to relate with people make her a natural fit for this position.
April has a business administration degree in Human Resources from UW-Milwaukee, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Lakeland University. In this position she will oversee human resources and the strategy of our manufacturing and operations. Going forward all production supervisors will report up to April.
Tonya Dibielius (pictured below) has been promoted to Corporate Controller. Tonya has been employed with Buechel Stone since July of 2007 and has shown great talent in accounting and attention to details to help keep Buechel Stone fiscally responsible and maintain profitability.
Tonya has a business administration degree from Lakeland College in Accounting and a degree from Ripon College in Business Administration. In this position she will oversee all accounting activities.
Loren Churness (pictured below) has been promoted to Senior Accountant. Loren has been employed with Buechel Stone since August of 2015 and has shown a great work ethic and ability to take on more work with greater responsibility.
Loren has a business administration degree from UW-Eau Claire in Accounting. In this position he will be more involved with financial trends and also assist with our cost reviews and calculations.
Jason Zahringer (pictured below) has accepted the newly created position of Continuous Improvement Leader. Jason has been with Buechel Stone since 1993 and has worked in all aspects of the company.
Jason has a degree from UW-Madison in Science. Under this role he will be responsible for implementing production and cost-savings improvements that include targeted improvements in safety, MSHA fines, and lean tools for process enhancements. A driving focus of this position is to lower our costs to allow us to increase our wages for employees. This is a key focus for our continued success and to help recruit and retain employees.
There are several more exciting changes in the works. It is an exciting time to be at Buechel Stone and I can’t wait to share more details with you in the near-future.
Buechel Stone Corp.