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    Sweetwater recently hired three nationally known music professionals: producer and keyboard player Phil Naish; drummer and vocalist Nick D’Virgilio; and guitarist Don Carr. Ken W.
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    Asher Agency hired Beth Chester as a staff accountant; Tina French and Mary Modezjewski, media processors; Laura Lichauer, account coordinator; and Jenny Murphy, account executive.
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    Kimberly Waugh, a school counselor for Eagle Tech Academy at Columbia City High School, was named a director to the University of Saint Francis board of trustees.

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Shambaugh & Son hired Carol Richardson as administrative assistant, Melvin Sautter as sales engineer/project manager, Scott Sherman as director of service, Christopher Stull as estimator/engineer, John Marlow as vice president of pre-construction operations, Trina McGill in the copy center, Anthony Ransom as a computer programmer, Gregory Farmer as mechanical engineer, Robert Inman as controls specialist, Linda Ladd as collections specialist, Michael DeWitt as controls specialist, Michael Dosen in purchasing/sales, C. Ingemar Esperanza as senior refrigeration engineer, Patty Baumgardner as electrical engineer, Vincent Beasley in corporate development and Nicole Chabot as project designer.

Lisa Freeman joined Mental Health America in Allen County as executive director. Freeman has over 14 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector.

Cynthia Wilson of Group Delphi was nominated for the Carl D. Rolfsen Stewardship Award for her board service and dedication to the Cornerstone Youth Center.

Adeline Deladisma joined Indiana Surgical Specialists as a physician. Deladisma will also be the keynote speaker at the Lunch With Friends fundraiser for Francine’s Friends mobile mammography on Oct. 12.

Emily Kampenga joined 80/20 Inc. and will work with the order processing team.

Kevin Snell joined Farmers State Bank as a commercial lender. Snell has 28 years of banking experience.

Ron Dial was promoted to officer at 1st Source Bank. Dial, a client services specialist at the bank’s Dupont Village location, has 15 years of banking experience.

Tom Martin of Larson Financial Group was awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies.

Jeana Regan joined Re/Max Results as a real estate agent.

Lauren Knapke joined Yager Furniture as a member of the design and sales staff. Knapke is a graduate of the Kendall School of Design.

Jeff Morris was promoted to vice president of finance and strategic sourcing as Tuthill Corp. Morris has been with the company since 2010.

Shane Simpson was named director of catering by Memorial Coliseum and Aramark. Simpson was previously the senior sales manager at the Austin Convention Center.

Christopher J. Eckrich of The Family Business Consulting Group co-authored the book “The Family Council Handbook: How to Create, Run, and Maintain a Successful Family Business Council” published by Palgrave and available on

Joe Kessie, senior vice president and regional manager of commercial banking at Lake City Bank, was elected to the American Bankers Association’s Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee.

Andrew Yergler joined Salin Bank as market president for Fort Wayne. Yergler was previously vice president, mortgage banking, for Star Financial Bank in Fort Wayne.

Jared C. Helge has become a partner with Rothberg Logan & Warsco LLP. Helge has been with the firm since 2007.

Indiana Data Center hired Nathan Welch as network administrator, Aaron Johns and Kelie Bailey as IT customer support.