Krys Wachowiak
Co-Proprietor & Director of Operations, L'Etoile Team
Board President

Krys is a native of the Fox River Valley and has been active in the restaurant industry since 1992.  He joined the L’Etoile team in 2006 as a bartender and has undertaken a number of roles within the restaurants including Bar Manager, Maître d’ Hotel, and General Manager. In 2011, he became Director of Operations and a Co-Proprietor in 2012.  Krys’ perspectives on management and hospitality have been deeply influenced by the writings and teachings of Robert Greenleaf, Danny Meyer, Ari Weinzweig and Marcus Buckingham.  


Jeffrey J. Storch

Jeff’s work for business, banking, and nonprofit clients has included such matters as tax and other regulatory compliance, company formation and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, executive compensation agreements, and contract drafting and interpretation. He also has experience working with employee benefits plans, such as ESOPs, 401(k), 403(b), profit sharing, pension, health and cafeteria plans and health savings accounts. Jeff is Chair of Boardman & Clark’s Business, Restaurant and Hospitality, and Agribusiness practice groups. In a prior life, Jeff owned a restaurant on the southeast side of Madison and was very active in the Madison/Dane County Tavern League and the Dane County Hospitality Council.

Rachael Stanley
Dotty Dumpling's Dowry
Board Vice President

Daryl Sisson
Daisy Cafe and Cupcakery
Board Secretary

Samantha Egelhoff
Office, HR & PR Manager, L'Etoile Team

David Heide
Executive Chef/Owner, Liliana's

Hawk Sullivan
Hawk's Bar and Grille

Josh Gest
Martin Brothers Dist.

Erin Vranas
Parthenon Gyros