Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Tom Boldt Joins Terri's Team

Just recieved this press release.

February 22, 2005 PHONE: 920-731-2627


Thomas J. Boldt, CEO of The Boldt Company, and John Bykowski,
President, CEO, and Chairman of SECURA Insurance Companies, will chair
the Finance Committee of McCormick's campaign for congress

Appleton- State Representative Terri McCormick (R-Appleton) today
announces the Co-Chairs of her campaign's Finance Committee. Thomas
J. Boldt, CEO of The Boldt Company, and John Bykowski, President, CEO,
and Chairman of SECURA Insurance Companies, will chair the Finance

"I am very pleased that Tom and John have made a commitment to support
my campaign," McCormick said. "Their leadership of my finance
committee will be critical to ensuring that we have enough resources
to effectively communicate with the voters of the Eighth Congressional

McCormick will soon begin working with Boldt and Bykowski to raise the
funds necessary to run a competitive campaign for Wisconsin's Eight
Congressional District should Congressman Green go ahead with his
plans to challenge Governor Doyle.

"I am eager to continue spreading my message of reform throughout
Northeast Wisconsin. As I look to build on my success in the Assembly
in the areas of health insurance reform, education reform, and
economic development, I am humbled by the very positive response I'm
receiving from the voters and grassroots activists."

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Biographical Information

Thomas J. Boldt is the Chief Executive Officer of The Boldt Company,
an Appleton-based holding company. He is active in overseeing the
multi-million dollar holding company, The Boldt Group, and its
subsidiary companies: The Boldt Company, Oscar J. Boldt Construction,
Boldt Technical Services, Boldt Consulting Services, and Paper Valley
Corporation. Mr. Boldt serves on the boards of the Appleton Medical
Center Foundation, Wisconsin Environmental Initiative, and Appleton
Junior Achievement. In addition, Mr. Boldt sits on the Executive
Committee of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce and is the President
of the Wisconsin Academy Foundation. Mr. Boldt is a graduate of St.
Olaf College in Northfield, MN, and has studied at L'Universite de
Paris III and Institut Catholique in France.

John Bykowski is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman
of Appleton-based SECURA Insurance Companies, a regional, mutual
insurance carrier. Bykowski serves on the Board of Directors for
NAMIC, United Way Fox Cities, the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center,
the YMCA, M&I Bank-Fox Cities, and is the Board President of the Fox
Cities Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Bykowski has a long history in the
insurance industry with such companies as the Wisconsin Employers
Group, and West Bend Mutual. Mr. Bykowski is a graduate of Marquette