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Business People

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    Sweetwater recently hired Ian Roegels, Johnny Blaul, Brent LaCasce, Adam Bruce, Andrew Neuenschwander, Mike Winebrenner, Justin Sunday, Josh Lively, Brad Thomsen, Steve Ploense,
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    Dave Knuth, Lighthouse Wealth Management Group, was elected the 2014-15 president of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Fort Wayne Chapter.
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    Ultra Electronics in Columbia City hired Brad Grimes, CAD drafter; Russell Heibel, staff electrical engineer; John Vachon, senior electrical engineer; Thomas Weisenberger, senior production engineer; Betty Kunard,
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Business people

Grand Wayne Center promoted Marcy McKinley to director of sales and marketing and hired Melissa Eppley as corporate and association sales manager.

Julie Boyd was promoted to an inside sales position at 80/20 Inc. Boyd was previously an HR coordinator.

Joe Martin was promoted to president of the North region at Star Bank. Martin was previously president of the bank’s West region.

Group Delphi promoted Shane Kohns to account manager and eventually an account executive and Roger Kiracofe to project manager.

Mark Norris, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at Grace College, was appointed to the board of directors for the Indiana Council for the Social Studies.

Kim Murphy joined Ruoff Home Mortgage as director of communications and client relations. Murphy will conduct business at the 1110 E. Dupont Road office.

Academy Mortgage announced that Anne King was No. 1 in loan transactions and Nick Staker was No. 2 in loan volume in the five-state region for August.

Margo Crawford, an Ameri-Corps member, joined Huntington County Habitat for Humanity as volunteer coordinator. Crawford will serve in the role for the next year.

Summit Reinsurance Services Inc. hired Thomas Hammersten as senior reinsurance underwriter in the Minneapolis, Minn., office and Karl Lindorff as senior employer stop loss underwriter in Salt Lake City.

Kirk Ray, former president and chief executive officer of DeKalb Health in Auburn, received the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from Ball State University. Ray graduated in 1992 with a major in exercise physiology and a minor in marketing.

Shane Stecher joined FWRadiology as information technology manager for clinical systems. Stecher has over 12 years of experience.

Guardian Management promoted Kellie Linzner to director of compliance and Shelli Perkins to regional property manager.

Todd Wambach joined Erdman Co. as senior architect. Wambach has 25 years of architecture, engineering and construction experience.

Michelle Hipskind joined and Matthew Fry rejoined Leman Financial Advisors as financial consultants.

Matthew Temple was appointed office manager of the Wassenberg Art Center. Temple has worked at the center part-time since 2011.

Lanny Ray recently celebrated his 25th employment anniversary with PHD Inc. Ray is currently a mill machinist.

Matthew Knepper joined GAI Consultants Inc. as senior lead construction technician. Knepper has more than 10 years of civil engineering experience.

Emily Guenin-Hodson, a lawyer with Guenin Law Office, was selected to serve on the board of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

Richard A. Stump joined MagniFI as director of architectural services. Stump has 25 years of experience in the architecture industry.

ENS Group announced that Luke Wiesenberg, infrastructure consultant, earned his Cisco Design Associate Certification and Nick Spoltman, market development manager, earned his Veeam Sales Professional Certification.

The Sullivan Team, led by John Sullivan, ranked in the top two percent of all RE/MAX agents in Indiana for closed sales through August.

Branch R. Lew, James J. Shea Sr., Arthur G. Surguine Jr. and Linda A. Polley of Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP and Cornelius B. (Neil) Hayes of Hayes & Hayes were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

Timothy D. Armstrong of Epco Accounting & Tax Services, completed a three-year course on Representing Taxpayers in front of the Internal Revenue Service presented by the Indiana Association of Enrolled Agents.

Christopher P. Moore, owner of Moore & Associates, was ranked No. 10 in the country among Ameriprise financial advisers, achieving high levels in production, high client satisfaction levels and in support of providing superior client service.

G. Blair Dowden, president of Huntington University, was named to the board of directors for the American Council on Education. Dowden will serve a three-year term.

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