Kayla K. Hiller, Nowlan & Mouat
Originally from South Dakota, Kayla Hiller grew up in Pierre and attended the University of South Dakota. With a goal of becoming an attorney since middle school, Hiller graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1997. She moved to Janesville upon accepting a position with the Nowlan Law Firm where she has practiced for almost 24 years. Hiller focuses on helping clients with estate planning, real estate, and business matters. She is deeply dedicated to the community, having served on numerous boards and volunteering on behalf of a variety of nonprofit organizations, including the United Way Blackhawk Region Campaign Cabinet. In her spare time, Hiller enjoys cycling, hiking, swimming, travelling with her husband David, and socializing with friends and family.
Leslie Hulick, Blackhawk Community Credit Union
Leslie Hulick is the Vice President of Administration at Blackhawk Community Credit Union (BHCCU). She oversees the Marketing and Human Resources Departments, as well as leading projects and initiatives to benefit BHCCU membership. She joined BHCCU in 2013 after working for the City of Janesville as HR Manager for eight years. Hulick earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 2002. She is a proud graduate of the Rock County Leadership Development Academy, is a Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin and has held a Professional in Human Resources certification for 13 years. Hulick’s advocacy for United Way began when she joined BHCCU and over the past several years she has volunteered for the campaign, on community grant review panels and has taken on the role of Day of Caring Volunteer Coordinator. Hulick was born and raised in Milton, and still calls it home today. She lives in the house her grandparents built more than 40 years ago with her husband, Al, and their sons, Grant and Bennett.
Tim Oswald, Fairbanks Morse
Tim Oswald is the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) for Fairbanks Morse in Beloit. Oswald started his position with Fairbanks in June 2020. Prior to this role, he was the SVP of HR for Springs Window Fashions and spent 11 years with Regal Beloit Corporation where he held a variety of HR Leadership positions, ultimately leading their team as CHRO. Oswald earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and his MBA from the New York Institute of Technology. He has also spends considerable time volunteering. He has been a youth basketball and baseball coach, former President of Friends of the Riverfront and currently volunteers as an assistant coach for Parkview boys’ basketball. Oswald and his wife Jennifer have three children: Tyler, Trey and Taytum.