Sweetwater Sound hired Nick Bobay, Joel Helton, Kalalau Cantrell, Peter Van Horn, Noah
Riehl, Anthony Longano and Zach Bailey as sales engineers, Stephen Libbing as maintenance technician, Adam Friedley as a Mac install tech, Bill Hibben as a security officer, Maggie OConnor as an administrative assistant and Julie Ratliff as a concierge.
Do it Best Corp. hired Sandra Aguilar as the international department coordinator, Nestor Arguello as an international business development manager, Ben Ashby as an application design intern, Jimmy
Berghoff as a business technical support intern, Sara Hicks as an advertising service representative, Jeff
Louden as an IT computer operator, Tina Smith as a merchandise coordinator and Rose Smith as an advertising service representative. It also promoted Peggy Chen to associate merchandise manager in plumbing, Trina Gonzalez to associate merchandising manger in income and Linda Love to IT product code specialist.
Tom Ormsby joined Norandex Building Materials Distribution Inc., 717 Ley Road, as an outside sales representative.
Wells Fargo named Brian Heflin business banking manager for central Indiana and Allen Brouwer principal business relationship manager in Fort Wayne. Heflin and Brouwer are based at the 111 E. Wayne St. location.
Brad Stanfield joined Grabill Bank as a business banker and assistant vice president. Stanfield was most recently a vice president-senior commercial loan officer at Salin Bank in Fort Wayne.
Steve Staley joined Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County as director of development. Staleys responsibilities include implementing a series of fundraisers and sponsorship programs.
Tabitha Zehr joined Felderman Design-Build as office manager.
Karen McFarren joined RE/MAX Results as a real estate professional.
Rich Thoma joined Memorial Coliseum as plant facilities manager. Thoma was previously a maintenance supervisor for General Motors.
Cathy Schannen, vice president at LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training, was appointed to the board of directors for the Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana. Schannen has been with the company for almost 20 years.
Matthew M. Reynolds, a financial adviser with Ameriprise Financial in Fort Wayne, received the Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor designation.
Debbie Meyer, executive director of Erins House for Grieving Children, attended organizational board meetings at the National Association of Grieving Children Symposium in Orlando, Fla., and was elected to serve as chair of the marketing committee within the board. Staff members Cindy Maldonado-Schaefer, director of operations; Jessica Black and Jessica Sharpe, program directors; Chariee Reason, outreach director; and Rachel Burkholder, marketing/donor relations director, also attended the symposium.
Douglas L. Duncan joined MidWest America Federal Credit Union as manager of facilities. Duncan will oversee the 12 branches in Indiana.
Chris Gomez was promoted to district manager for Kroger Co.s Central Division. Gomez was previously the district operations coordinator.
IPFW police officer Andrew T. Cottrell received the American Red Cross Lifesaving Team Award for the Professional Responder. Cottrell helped save the life of James Momper.
NIPSCO appointed Larry Graham managing director of public affairs and Jill Perillo public affairs manager for northeast Indiana.
Sarah Anderson, Head Start manager for East Wayne Head Start, graduated from the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Head Start Management Fellows Program.
Lewis H. Griffin of The Griffin Law Office and Matthew Roth of DeLaney, Hartberg, Roth and Garrott were elected to the board of directors of the Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana.