Q & A Dave Sekeres

We sat down with Dave Sekeres, long-time general manager of Lake Lawn Resort, to talk about the hospitality industry and the challenges it faces.

Q&A Scott Lowell

Forty years and over 200 homes later, the company’s creations are some of the most iconic on the shores of Geneva Lake and in southeast Wisconsin.

Q&A Jennifer Straus

Jennifer Straus has been at Badger High School for over a decade, beginning as associate principal then being named interim principal for the 2019-20 school year.

Q & A Ted Pankau

Ted Pankau has served as the Water Safety Patrol’s director since 1990 and has overseen many changes, including the upgrade of its boat fleet.


Q&A Chris Stebnitz

To complement this issue’s At Home Section, we caught up with Chris Stebnitz, third-generation owner of Stebnitz Builders, a full-service residential remodeling and design…

Tom Kwiatkowski

Q&A Tom Kwiatkowski

At The Lake caught up with Tom Kwiatkowski, Lake 96.1’s owner, to get his thoughts on the station’s success as well as his many career achievements.

Nelly Buleje of Grand Geneva

Q&A Nelly Buleje

Nelly Buleje brings worldly experiences back home to Lake Geneva as Grand Geneva Resort & Spa’s executive chef.

Q&A Garrett Cheyne

Garrett Cheyne started Curate Interior Design LLC to pursue his dream of creating his own business for residential and hospitality design.

Q&A Barry Mess

Now that another school year is getting underway, At The Lake turned to a veteran educator, recently retired Badger High School science teacher Barry Mess to get his thoughts on teaching.

Q&A Karin Bennett

At The Lake recently caught up with Cornerstone Shop & Gallery co-owner Karin Bennett, who with her husband, Bruce, have been instrumental in the store’s evolution, meeting the changing needs of the marketplace and their customers.

Q&A Thomas and Kathy George

To celebrate our 12th annual “At Home” section, At The Lake turned to this down-to-earth couple for their thoughts on home furnishings, design and décor.

Q&A Tom Hartz

We asked Simple Cafe’s Tom Hartz to explain his philosophy about food and its essential importance — not merely as fuel for our bodies — but for its communal value and the relationships it fosters.

Q&A Tammie Carstensen

Walworth native Tammie Carstensen is the general manager of Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva and is one of the city’s best ambassadors due to her involvement in many community organizations.