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Person of The Year

The OKAUCHEE AREA PERSON OF THE YEAR (AKA The Hans Weissgerber Award) is presented each year, since 2016, to the person felt to best represent the Okauchee area. 

This award was named after Hans Weissgerber Jr. who has done more for the area than anyone else in recent history.  The award is presented each year at the annual Okauchee Area Business Association Dinner Dance, also known as the Okauchee Prom because of its “Black Tie Optional” appeal.  The recipients over the years have included:


Hans Weissgerber Jr (Owner: Golden Mast & Oconomowoc Lakes Plaza)

Past President OABA


Brian Bergmann (Owner: Lake Country Family Dentistry building)

Currently retired


Tim Michelic (Owner: Several buildings in Okauchee including – Tie Up/Elite Hood Cleaning & Mint Beauty/Wellness.  Co-founder of the Mission Lakes Condos)

Past President OABA.  Founder: “Tim Michelic Team – Realty Executives”


Dick Bertrand (Donor: Primary donor to the Okauchee Lion’s “Bertrand Pavilion”)Past

President MSI General


Marijo Weissgerber (Co-owner: Several buildings in Okauchee including – Old Pauleen’s, Old Electronics Store & residential rental buildings)

Past President OABA.  Chairperson of Okauchee Prom (since 2011), Chairperson Okauchee Lake Fireworks (since 2015)


Bryant Johnson (Co-owner: Bryant’s On The Round)

Past President OABA


Sandy Schick (Okauchee Lions Club)