Emeritus Board Members

Current Board of Advisors


Don Rashke

Don Rashke founded Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC) and later served as Chairman of the Board. He was a Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant.

Don worked as a printer with the Milwaukee Journal daily newspaper and as a family farmer before becoming an insurance agent in 1975. Through his vision and strategic thinking, he grew his own agency. He served many of his farming neighbors with the philosophy that these small businesses deserve the same benefits and advantages that the large companies enjoy. From this insight grew AgriPlan and BizPlan, and eventually TASC.

Don retired from TASC's day-to-day business in 1996. He continued to guide the company and was Chairman of the Board for 16 years, working with management to define goals, to implement plans for carrying out strategies, and to encourage controlled growth.

Don passed away on September 27, 2012, at age 80.

Frank Bastian

Since 1974 Frank Bastian has practiced law with Lichtsinn & Haensel, S.C. Frank's law practice focuses on the legal representation of closely-held businesses. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (J.D. 1973, Order of the Coif). 

As a TASC Board member for more than 20 years, Frank provided legal services in such diverse areas as tax planning, buy-sell agreements, contracts, retirement plans, estate planning, and employer/employee relations. He assisted with complex deal structuring and agreements facilitating TASC’s first acquisitions. He was instrumental in developing the inner workings of AgriPlan and BizPlan and ensuring the legality of each.

Frank has served on the Board of Directors of over 20 corporations and private foundations.


Nick Meriggioli

Nick is the Chief Executive Officer of Johnsonville Sausage and a Key Advisor to Bad Donkey Social, LLC, a social media start-up focusing on Enriched Text Content (ETC), recently releasing their first app, buzzMSG. Since 1987, Nick enjoyed a long career in the food industry working for Oscar Meyer and Kraft Foods eventually rising to the position of Executive Vice President of the Kraft Foods Group. 

His major areas of expertise include strategic risk management, product strategy, change management, organizational work designs, sales distribution experience, marketing, customer insight, leadership, and cross-functional team development.

Nick is an active member of the American Meat Institute – Executive Committee and Board of Directors, the United Way of Dane County Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Nick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of Chicago.


Ronald Myren

Ron Myren formerly served as a Senior Information Processing Consultant with the University of Wisconsin-Extension and as President of the Computer Support Group, Inc. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ron was an early developer of educational software, with a number of programs distributed nationally. He was instrumental in the preplanning and development of TASC’s FlexSystem software, now known as MyTASC.

Ron was a TASC board member for more than 20 years and attended meetings when subjects relating to his expertise were presented. He was inducted into the TASC Club in 2007.


Glen Pulver

For 33 years Glen Pulver served as faculty member at University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Agricultural Economics. He also led UW-Extension as Dean for eight years. Glen’s field of specialty was Community Economic Development Policy. He provided advice and educational programs to government bodies, private businesses, and educators throughout theUnited States.

He held a Master’s Degree and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Pulver's international service includes work in Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Indonesia, and Norway. Glen served on the boards of several private businesses, neighborhood associations, and community service agencies. He was past president of the Community Development Society of America and recipient of its Distinguished Service Award. Glen also received an award for Professional Excellence from the American Agricultural Economics Association.

Glen served on TASC’s Board for 12 years until his death in 2000.


Douglas Weisenberger

Since 1981 Doug Weisenberger has been with the North Star Resource Group, where he is a Senior Partner. Doug has extensive experience in working with families and small businesses to create and design effective retirement plans, both in the accumulation years as well as during the distribution years.

With an MBA in Finance, Doug is a Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Consultant, Chartered Life Underwriter, and is Certified in Long-Term Care.

As a member of the TASC Board for over 13 years, Doug demonstrated his thoughtful and deliberate manner on many occasions. He helped TASC through good and tenuous times alike, with innovative counsel and guidance. Doug assisted with the evolution of the TASC Card and TASC’s shift toward increasing acquisitions and expanding service offerings. He is a member of the Honorary TASC Club.

Doug retired from the Board on November 7, 2014.

Michael Petrushka

Mike Petrushka serves as General Manager of Vitamins, Inc., a leading provider of nutritional fortification products to the food, nutraceutical, and personal care industries. Mike has over 30 years of service experience in a variety of industries, with a majority specifically within the food and consumer packaged goods industries. A former partner in Accenture’s Food and CPG Industry Group, Mike focuses on business growth, customer integration, and the development of innovative blending capabilities for future advancement of Vitamins, Inc. 

Mike has worked extensively on The Alternative Board (TAB) franchise in the Chicago area. This peer board advises owners of small businesses. His major areas of expertise include sales effectiveness, customer relationship management, and revenue cycle and supply chain management.

Mike received his Bachelor of Applied Science Degree from Miami University in 1981. He is a Certified Professional Behavioral & Values Analyst. Mike retired from the TASC Board in 2015.


Jeanan Yasiri Moe

Jeanan is Director of Strategic Communications with Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) where she leads a team that promotes the organization's purpose of helping steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization, and investment for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has been President/Owner of Jeanan Yasiri Solutions, LLC, since 2006 and established the University of Wisconsin Center for Nonprofits as its Executive Director. 

She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and a Master of Science in Consumer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Jeanan has extensive program development experience including 14 years with Dean Health System as Vice President for Service Innovation. Her work in philanthropic interests includes development efforts with the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, the Wisconsin State Department of Health, and the UW Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. She teaches entrepreneurship and community collaboration at UW-Madison.

Jeanan serves on the board of Wisconsin Public Television. She is a published author and an accomplished public speaker. Jeanan retired from the Board in March 2016.

Linda Hoff

Linda Hoff is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 25 years of health care leadership experience. Prior to joining Legacy Health, she served as the Senior Executive Vice President for Meriter Health Services and as Chief Executive Officer of Physicians Plus Insurance Corporation (a for-profit HMO).

Under Linda's leadership, Meriter Health Services achieved numerous awards, including the Wisconsin Forward Award, Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital ranking, and Top Tier Health Plan NCQA ranking. Linda has also held positions with the Mayo Foundation and KPMG, LLP.

Linda has an MBA in Health Care Fiscal Management and a BS in Economics from the University of Wisconsin. She has extensive experience on multiple for-profit and non-profit boards. Linda retired from the Board in August 2016.

Steve Cretney

Steve Cretney is the VP and CIO for SC Data Center, Inc., an affiliate of Colony Brands, a family of direct to consumer brands located in Monroe, WI. Steve has over 25 years of IT experience with an innate ability to lead technology organizations and deliver business results. Prior to joining Colony Brands, Steve led the global information technology concerns for Lands’ End.

Steve formerly served as President of TASC and Vice President of Business Technology Services. He managed a growing team of technology professionals to ensure the organization’s web application and internal systems were dependable, secure, and robust enough to serve TASC’s Clients and Participants.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is active with the University of Wisconsin MBA program, serves as a Board of Advisors member for the Erdman Center for Operations and Technology Management, as co-chair for CIO UW E-business Consortium, and as mentor for MBA students. Steve co-chairs the Wisconsin Technology Network Fusion Conference. Steve retired from the Board in August 2022.

Lori Cross

Lori Cross is Owner, President, and Founder of Mindspan Consulting, a firm that specializes in strategy formulation, execution, and leadership development. In addition, Lori is an Adjunct Professor of Strategy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business, where she teaches in the Executive MBA program. Lori has served as President of several Madison-based medical technology firms, including VIASYS NeuroCare (Nicolet), GE Datex-Ohmeda, and Nexstim, Inc. She currently serves on numerous diverse public and private corporate boards, serving a wide range of industries – including Wall Family Enterprises, Electronic and Ahlstrom.

Lori has Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), along with an MBA in International Marketing. She has more than 30 years of experience working with large global firms, entrepreneurial start-ups, and corporate renewals, specializing in agile strategy and lean start-up methodologies. She is a member of TEMPO, the National Association of Corporate Directors and recently received her Professional Online Education Certificate from University of Wisconsin- Madison. Lori retired from the Board in August 2022.

Jeff Holley

Jeff Holley is Executive Vice President of Finance, Operations, and Institutional Markets for OneAmerica Financial Partners, Inc. He leads the organization's financial, investment, actuarial, risk, and vendor management practices as well as retirement services institutional markets and transformation.

Jeff has served nearly 30 years of his career in the insurance industry, most recently as president and chief executive officer of HLT Partners, Inc. Prior to that, Jeff served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at CUNA Mutual Group.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He is a former director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Noble of Indiana, the 500 Festival, and MIB Inc. Jeff retired from the Board in August 2022.

Karen Garrett

Karen Garrett’s long career as an attorney in the financial services space provided her with unique insights to carry forward while serving as strategic business counsel and assisting financial services companies with navigating the complex and rapidly changing landscape of the emerging FinTech market. A strong communicator and trusted problem-solver, Karen is a valued advisor and board director, fostering innovation while ensuring financial stewardship.

In addition to being a sought-after national speaker on a variety of topics (including the impact of technology pressures on financial institutions), Karen is a recognized industry expert in regulatory matters and product development strategy with specific expertise in digital and emerging payment systems.

Karen leverages more than 35 years of experience as internal and external counsel serving local, regional, and national banks as well as financial companies and was co-leader of the Financial Services Practice Group at Stinson, LLP.

Karen earned a J.D. from Northwestern University and B.A. from the University of Missouri-Columbia.