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Meet Our Team

Cindy Nicoletti

Founder & President

In 2009, Cindy Nicoletti founded Celebrate Our Town focusing on building local community, small businesses, non-profit organizations and welcoming the newest homeowners to the area. In 2017, she started The Good News Girls with Karen Johnson. Through Celebrate Our Town she promotes and showcases local events and spreads positive energy through a variety of avenues bringing awareness to the amazing hidden treasures in SE Wisconsin. Building community, while welcoming the newest homeowners to town is a passion she loves so much.

(262) 909-9888

Karen Johnson

Promotional Product Specialist

Karen Johnson began working with Celebrate Our Town in 2016. She has been involved in all aspects of Celebrate Our Town and is currently focusing on her role as Promotional Product Specialist. In this role she oversees the process in finding the perfect promotional items to represent your business! In addition to our online website, (unlike other companies), Karen offers her services as your personal branding specialist helping you find the perfect products.

(262) 960-7553

Laura Zaraza

Community Welcome Representative
Walworth County Sales Representative

Laura is a Welcome Representative with Celebrate Our Town. A retired police officer and mother of two; Laura loves to showcase her local hometown to the newest homeowners that move into Walworth County. She brings a plethora of information as she and her family have lived on lake Geneva for over 20 years.

Laura is also a Celebrate Our Town Business Partner with her Stampin’ Up business since 2016.

Julie Rezash

Community Welcome Representative

Julie is a Welcome Representative with Celebrate Our Town in our Racine County communities. After retiring from a 30+ year career in education, Julie received a welcome basket from Celebrate Our Town after re-locating. She wanted to give other neighbors the same welcome that she received and the rest, as they say, is history!
Julie also enjoys getting new homeowners involved in local community activities.

LeeAnn Philbert

Community Welcome Representative

LeeAnn is a Welcome Representative with Celebrate Our Town in our Racine County communities. After retiring as a court reporter in Milwaukee County, LeAnn received a welcome basket from our Welcome Representative Julie! LeeAnn and Julie were instant friends, and LeeAnn decided she would love to visit newcomers because she loved the warm welcome, she and her husband Jim received when they moved in!

Paula Ranchel

Community Welcome Representative

Paula is a Welcome Representative with Celebrate Our Town in our Kenosha County communities. A longtime resident of Bristol, Wisconsin, Paula’s love of community and desire to see businesses thrive is why she is so proud to be part of the Celebrate Our Town team.  

Paula is also a business partner with her own local business, The Massage Connection.

Trish Cain

New Homeowner Basket Designer

Trish works in our Celebrate Our Town warehouse packing and assembling our new homeowner welcome baskets. She carefully crafts them by business category for our in-home presentations and assembles all our community information packets as well. 

Avery Pollard

Office Associate

Avery works in our Celebrate Our Town office assisting with administrative duties. She is a student at Gateway Technical College and will have a degree in arboriculture/urban forestry in May of 2022. 

Justine Gable


Justine is our Celebrate Our Town photographer catering to our business partners for headshots, company photos & branding sessions. Born & raised in S.E. Wisconsin, Justine’s passion is to capture our Celebrate Our Town client’s story through photographs, head shots and branding sessions.  Justine is also a business partner with her own local business on Facebook & Instagram 

(262) 344-2444

Cyn Designs

Graphic Designer

Cyn is Celebrate Our Town’s graphic designer. Each new homeowner gift certificate is created by Cyn Designs. Additionally she creates many of our business partners flyers, rack cards and brochures. Since 1991, she has used her creativity in spaces like magazines, advertisement, and sales materials in our local communities. We are honored to have such talent on our team!

(262) 215-1193

Bert Witzel

Website Developer & Design

Bert is our Celebrate Our Town’s website designer. Bert designs websites for our Celebrate Our Town business partners whether it be a local business, non-profit organization, or local community agencies. He recently designed Celebrate Our Town’s new website and is also available to work with anyone nationwide.

Christy King

Community Market Specialist

Christy assists Celebrate Our Town with defining our strategies to reach our target market of new homeowners in our S.E. Wisconsin communities. Christy is a local Realtor in the area.

(262) 492-9970

So Wisco Media

Social Media Videographer

So Wisco Media partners with Celebrate Our Town to create videos that promote and connect businesses in S.E Wisconsin with our social media outlets in our communities. Cameron Loback  & Hannah Calkins do a brilliant job of telling stories not just through the eyes and mouth of the business owners, but also capturing their business location on a short informative infomercial. These videos are also created so that the businesses can then share to their own social media platforms.

(262) 749-1060