2010 Inductees

  • 2010 Laser Trailblazer Hall of Fame Inductees     

     

    Eric Songer
    Class of 1991
    EDUCATIONAL • RESEARCH • WRITING

    • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, BA in Music Education and Mathematics – 1997
    • University of St. Thomas, MN, Masters in Curriculum & Instruction – 2004
    • Independent School District 112, Chaska, MN Middle School Band Director/Music Educator – Present
    • Private Music Instructor – Present
    • Valleyfair Amusement Park, Musician and Employee Relations Manager – 2001
    • Professional Memberships – Music Educators National Conference (MENC), Minnesota Band Directors Association (MBDA), Minnesota Jazz Educators Association (MNJEA)
    • District 112 Teacher of the Year – 2007
    • Chaska Community Education Teacher of the Year – 2007
    • American School Band Directors Association Teacher of the Year – 2008
    • Published in The Instrumentalist – February 2009


     

    Kim (Rudy) Hastings
    Class of 1984
    ENTREPRENEURS • INDUSTRIAL LEADERS

    • University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, BA in Business Administration – 1988
    • CJ & Associates, Inc., WI, President and Owner – Present
    • Passion Chairperson for Go Red for Women – 2008
    • Future 50 Award for Entrepreneurial Vision – 2007, 2008
    • The Business Journal, Women of Influence Award – 2007
    • New Berlin Business Person of the Year – 2007
    • Founding Member of Families 4 Families – 2007
    • Founding Member of the American Heart Association’s Circle of Red – 2006
    • Professional Memberships – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater College of Business and Economics (Advisory Board Member); Teknion Dealer Council; Foundations Bank “Center for Business Growth” (Advisory Partner)


    Sam Ecoff
    Class of 1993
    ENTERTAINMENT • ATHLETICS • ARTS

     

    • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, BM in Theory and Composition – 1997
    • Full Sail Center for the Recording Arts, FL, Recording Arts Studies – 2000
    • Waukesha County Technical College, WI, Electrical Engineering – Present
    • Waukesha County Conservatory of Music, WI, Composer and Instructor of Piano, Music Theory, and Composition – Present
    • Synthasonic Synthesizers, WI, Founder and Developer – Present
    • Burst Collective, WI, Staff Composer – Present
    • Tanner-Monagle Inc., WI, Staff Composer – 2008
    • Professional Memberships – American society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers; Lake Country Music Club (Founder and Past President; National Federation of Music Clubs; Milwaukee Area Piano Teachers Association (President); Milwaukee Music Teachers Association; Music Teachers National Association; Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia; Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs (Vice President); Wisconsin Music Teachers Association (Technology Chair)

     

    Paul Krumrich
    Class of 1991
    ENTREPRENEURS • INDUSTRIAL LEADERS

    • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, BS in Mechanical Engineering – 1996
    • Spyeglass – Digital Signage Engineering Firm, MN, President – Present
    • Sensory Environment Design, MN, Founder – Present
    • Tridonkey – Triathlon-Health-Fitness, MN, Founder – Present
    • ILX Lightwave, MT – Regional Sales Manager – 2001
    • MTS Systems, MN, Application Engineer – 2000
    • Bermo Inc., MN, Mechanical Engineer – 1996
    • Arizona Ironman Finish – 2008
    • USAT All American (United States Triathlon Association) – 2008