January 26, 2017

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Nei-Turner Media Group’s breadth of employee experience ensures our customers that no matter what the project is, we’ll be able to come up with fresh ideas and new perspectives for high-quality, engaging results. And our employees put as much creative energy into their family lives as they do into their daily work responsibilities. Our company's owners stress the importance of family, community, and health in our daily lives.

To view our Madison team, click here.
To view our Lake Geneva team, click here.

Lee Acker

Business Development

(608) 206-7645

While living in Minnesota, Lee once modeled in a fashion show for one of Prince's designers. She was so nervous but it was awesome!

Louise Andraski

Advertising Account Manager

(608) 873-8734

Louise is an avid horse-back rider! You can frequently find her riding her horse on the County and State Trails of Wisconsin.

Kate Bast

Editor in Chief

(608) 848-6702

Kate grew up sailing on Lake Michigan, and keeps the fabulous lakes of Northern Wisconsin on her annual summer agenda (her current fave is Middle Sugarbush, in Lac du Flambeau).

Kayla Collins

Art Director

(262) 729-4471 x101

Kayla's 3 year old son, two springer spaniels and 4 chickens keep her very busy, but in her free time, you can find her relaxing at the sandbar on Little Muskego Lake or canoeing on Lulu Lake.

Matt Cross

Marketing & New Business Manager

(262) 729-4471 x114

When Matt was 12, he filled in on an amateur water ski show team and helped complete a 6 person moving pyramid on the water!

Ashley Duchemin

Director of Events

(262) 729-4471 x102

In Ashley's "free" time, she coaches a team of 90 kids for the local Elkhorn Penguins swim team.

Kayla Ermer

Graphic Designer

(262) 729-4471

During her college years, Kayla was a cheerleader for the Green Bay Packers. (Yes, she has met Aaron Rodgers.)
In her free time, she continues her cheer career through coaching at her former high school for the junior teams.

Dena Frisch

Advertising Account Manager

(608) 220-2120

During the summer months you can find Dena on her Kayak or paddleboard with her English Crème Golden Retriever and just recently she has discovered a new favorite hobby of snowmobiling across the frozen lake.

Megan Glaeser

Marketing and Events Manager

(608) 848-6706

Megan's hidden talent is cutting picture frames and hand-cutting mats with her grandma.

Deann Hausner

Advertising Account Manager

(262) 729-4471 x104

Deann loves her family tradition of heading up north for fishing, bonfires, and just spending time together! She also loves to spending time and making precious memories with her grandchildren.

Barb Howell

Project Manager

(262) 729-4471 x115

Barb loves walking the Geneva Lake Shore Path with her husband and their high-energy, fun-loving Golden Retriever.

Barb Krause


(262) 729-4471 x103

Geneva Lake holds a special place in Barb's heart, as the Riviera Ballroom was the location for her wedding.

Holly Leitner

Digital Editor & Photographer

(262) 729-4471 x105

Holly learned how to waterski in front of the Wrigley's house on the north shore of Lake Geneva.

Kristina Ljujic

Project Assistant

(262) 729-4471 x106

Kristina loves being near the water and couldn’t imagine living more than a few minutes away from one of Wisconsin’s gorgeous lakes!

Shayna Mace

Editorial Director

Shayna loves Wisconsin lakes. She learned to fish with her Snoopy fishing pole when she was young on a lake in Rhinelander, mastered water-skiing on Little Star Lake in Manitowish Waters and is frequently on the boat now with her family on Okauchee Lake in the Oconomowoc area.

Marni McEntee

Managing Editor

(608) 848-6703

Marni grew up fishing with her dad, often on lakes in California's Sierra mountains. But here's a secret: he always baited her hooks because she was too squeamish for the job.

Linda Mittag

Advertising Account Manager

(414) 232-0245

Linda has great childhood memories of summer vacations at Lower Nashotah and Upper Nemahbin Lakes.

Barb Montagano

Regional Sales Manager

(630) 220-3690

In between sales meetings, you'll find Barb spending time with her husband and kids, spoiling her pup and binging on Bravo.

Jerriann Mullen

Graphic Designer

(262) 729-4471 x111

Jerri once walked the entire Geneva Lake Shore Path in one day, completing the 22-mile walk in an impressive 7 hours 23 minutes.

Becky Peck

Project Manager

(262) 729-4471 x109

Just steps from her door is the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, where you can often find Becky and her two golden retrievers on a hike.

Ashley Powell

Vice President - Sales

(815) 243-1309

Ashley grew up on Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, then started migrating North, first to the shores of Lake Geneva, then on to Lakes Monona and Mendota in Madison.  Her hands-down favorite event of the year is the Fool's Flotilla, a raucous amble down the Yahara River. 

Kristen Rouse

Digital Director

(262) 729-4471 x113

Some of Kristen's fondest childhood memories involve boating, tubing or skiing on Wisconsin's lakes and has never lived more than a few miles from a lake.

Julie Schiller

Advertising Coordinator

(262) 729-4471 x110

Julie does not like to swim in lakes, for fear of seaweed and aquatic creatures.

Jennifer Schwarzkopf

Business Development

(608) 358-1099

Jennifer spent her childhood playing in the woods of northern Mississippi, making sand castles for frogs and climbing oak trees!

Danielle Stachowski


(262) 729-4471 x107

Danielle loves beautiful sunrises and sunsets over the water.

Megan Tepe

Business Development


Megan is an avid sports fan and has been to see the Bears in beautiful weather, cold weather, and even been evacuated during tornado weather but has a burning desire to see a really snowy/blizzard game.

Rachel Werner

Assistant Editor

(608) 572-8081

One of Rachel's many accomplishments is participating in the Paddle and Portage Race in Madison, using an aluminum canoe...which was a beast to carry from Lake Mendota over to Lake Monona.

Jody Wisz

Advertising Account Manager

(608) 295-7570

When Jody was in high school, she was a dancer and once had lessons at a national dance convention from one of Janet Jackson’s choreographers.  She also choreographed the high school musical, West Side Story!

Laura Wrasman

Regional Publisher

(630) 205-6336

Laura is a triathlete, so she swims, bikes and runs! She is doing the Chicago Tri for the third time this year.