News Release

Published on Friday, July 20, 2007

Michael Pieper, of Dresbach, Minn., has been selected as the new vice president of finance and operations at Western Technical College. His duties will include leading college operations and policy development, overseeing the college operating budget, and directing the work of Information Networking and Media Services, Business Services, Human Resources, and Physical Plant.

Prior to coming to Western, Pieper was an account executive for Johnson Controls, Inc, a national provider of environmental controls, where he developed solutions for K-12 education clients in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Pieper also has extensive experience working with the business side of educational institutions, including quality improvement initiatives and facility planning.

Pieper is currently completing a doctorate of education in leadership at Saint Mary’s University in Minneapolis. He holds a bachelor of business administration degree and a master of science in education degree in school business management, both from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.