Cedar Corp. presidency will change on Tuesday

MENOMONIE — Cedar Corp. announced Thursday that its longtime president is stepping down and a new leader has been named.

Charlie Jones, who has been the company’s president for 21 years, will leave that leadership role on Monday, but continue to serve as a client contact and senior adviser for the company.

Taking his place will be Dean Zanon, who stockholders unanimously elected to begin serving as president, which he will start doing on Wednesday.

Zanon has more than 30 years of experience in municipal, wastewater and water engineering. He has led Cedar’s Green Bay office for the last four years and serves as the company’s director of municipal services.

Menomoine-based Cedar Corp. provides engineering, architecture, planning and economic development, environmental, land surveying and landscape architecture services throughout Wisconsin.

Luncheon will address teams, leadership

An upcoming presentation will explain elements of highly effective leadership teams, provide ways to gauge your organization’s performance and tools to improve.

The hourlong presentation will be at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, 101 N. Farwell St.

Tina Nazier, director of strategic alignment for Wipfli’s health care practice, will teach the five elements of high-functioning teams and provide practical ways to use them in the workplace.

Nazier has more than 25 years of experience in leadership, executive coaching, organizational and cultural development, strategy and operational improvement.

The presentation, which includes lunch, costs $20 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers.

Register on the chamber’s website, EauClaireChamber.org, or by calling 715-834-1204.

No Computer Corner today

A technology advice column that usually runs in Sunday Business sections was not available this week.

Computer Corner, written by Steve Alexander of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, will return.

From staff reports