Kowieski has helped airport grow

Brad Kowieski, a member of the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport Commission, says the airport is not only important to the Northwoods but to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as well.

“I like to bring people together and say ‘figure it out,’” said Brad Kowieski.

That motto could apply to his job overseeing a work team as a senior vice president/commercial banking manager with Nicolet National Bank in Rhinelander, volunteering with economic development in Oneida County or teaching second-graders about financial literacy through Junior Achievement.