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Terry Bartowitz serves as a director and President of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. Mr. Bartowitz received his BS in Marketing from UW LaCrosse, and MBA from Ball State University. His professional career has spanned twenty three years of successful sales, marketing, and management initiatives throughout the United States. Mr. Bartowitz is a parent of a special needs child and has personal knowledge of the challenges faced by families in similar circumstances. Mr. Bartowitz’s current focus is the development of programs to foster acceptance and inclusion of children and young adults with special needs.

Robert E. Schowalter serves as a director, co-founder and Chairman of Building & Grounds Committee of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. Mr. Schowalter is the owner of Mapleton Lake Nursery, which has dedicated 100% of its proceeds to local charities since 1980. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Schowalter was a professional investment broker for 28 years. Currently, Mr. Schowalter is active in a number of charitable endeavors including service as an elder of Grace & Truth Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc. Mr. Schowalter is also a founding board member of Angel’s Grace Hospice in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, where he continues to provide volunteer service.

Jeff Kerlin serves as director, Vice President, and Chairman of Finance & Audit Committee of Zachariah’s Acres. Jeff is the CEO & President of Tailored Label Products, Inc. located in Menomonee Falls, WI. Over the past 25 years Mr. Kerlin has held several senior management positions within the printing industry with a primary focus on operations, as well as 3 years in the U.S. Army. Additionally, Mr. Kerlin is an active member of Spring Creek Church and is blessed to serve on the Board of Deacons.

Gregg Bartowitz serves as a director and Treasurer of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. Mr. Bartowitz holds a BS degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University. He is presently a manager of Technical Services & Capacity Management at Thomson Reuters Corporation. Mr. Bartowitz has significant experience in computer technology including prior service as System Manager at West Allis Memorial Hospital.

Jackie Voss serves as a director and Secretary of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. Ms. Voss received her Bachelor of Science degree in 2003, and a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2005, focusing on sensory integration and pediatrics, from Mount Mary College. She is an occupational therapist in the Pewaukee School District, where she regularly works with special needs children.

Amy Masek serves as a director of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. Ms. Masek received her Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Print Journalism, and a Masters of Science in Special Education from UW-Milwaukee. She is the parent of a special needs child, and the Director of Development and Outreach for the Wisconsin Early Autism Project. Ms. Masek has served on numerous committees and boards while collaborating with both County and State service and health professionals.

Alan Petelinsek serves as director of Zachariah’s Acres. Alan is the CEO and Director of Business Development for Power Test, Inc. located in Sussex, WI. Since joining Power Test in 1981, Alan has served in a variety of product development and leadership roles focused on growing this dynamic manufacturing business into a highly acclaimed global business. Now, in the next phase of his career, Mr. Petelinsek shares his passion and vision for the manufacturing industry and the community by serving on a variety of business and educational advisory boards, workforce development councils, and charitable organizations.

Pr. Thomas Price serves as a director of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. He also serves as Executive Pastor of Spring Creek Church located in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Mr. Price graduated in 1973 from West Virginia Institute of Technology with a degree in Chemical Engineering, cum laude. After graduation, Tom was employed by Rohm and Haas for 15 years. In 1987, he left private industry to devote his time to full-time church work. He was licensed to the ministry in 1987 and joined the staff of Spring Creek Church. He received his Master of Religious Education from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary in 1992 and was ordained in 1994. In 1996 the National Association of Church Business Administrators certified him as a Fellow in Church Business Administration.

BJ Westfahl serves as a director of Zachariah’s Acres, Inc. He received his law degree from Marquette University, and practices out of his third generation Elm Grove office. BJ has three children, and a passion for nature-based, outdoor activities.