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    Kathy Callen joined Old National Bank as community engagement executive for its Fort Wayne region.
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    Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network designated Byron Braun, president and fundamental choice portfolio manager of Braun Wealth Management Group LLC, as a member of its Premier Advisors Program.
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    Do it Best Corp. hired Travis Adams as a business technical support technician and Bryan Chamberlain, forecasting and logistics planner.

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Baden Gage & Schroeder LLC promoted Melissa Bradberry to tax manager, Michelle Barker to tax supervisor, Jennifer Feasel, Aaron Brannan and Kelli Patch to in-charge accountants and Allyson Winebar to senior accountant.

Jamie Bankert was promoted to officer and business banker at 1st Source Bank. Bankert has 12 years of experience at the bank.

D. Randall Brown was elected to the management committee at Barnes & Thornburg. Brown works in the firm’s Fort Wayne office.

Tom Beaver was named to the Anthony Wayne Rehabilitation Center board of directors. Beaver is CEO of Indiana Stamp Co., Strataflo Products and SignsNow.

Luke Wiesenberg, systems consultant at ENS Group, earned a Cisco Lifecycle Services Advanced Wireless Certification.

Todd Steele, a principal at Liechty Media, was elected to the board of directors of Planned Parenthood of Indiana.

Ruoff Home Mortgage announced that Greg Thomas was the top loan originator for its North office and Larry Dickey Jr. for the Southwest office for November.

Tonya Hamman of Good Valuation Inc. completed requirements to become a licensed appraiser trainee.

Brenda Houtz and Rebeca Garza of Indiana Michigan Power were named chairs for the 2013 Women’s International Network of Utility Professionals International Conference. The conference will be Oct. 14-16, 2013, in Fort Wayne.

Larry Cole of DWD Technology Group earned his Dell Blade Server Solutions Certification and Dell Power Edge Server Tech Certification.

Chris Smith joined Hallmark Home Mortgage as a mortgage loan originator. Smith has seven years of experience as a top producer mortgage loan originator.

Greater Fort Wayne Area Crime Stoppers elected the following people to its board of directors: Dana Brechbill, Taylor Made Glass; William Crowley, retired; Dan Dickey, NAI Harding Dahm; Rosa Gerra, retired; Heather Gick, Village Chiropractic; David Teeple, assistant IT director, Wells County Government; and Robert Young, National Serv-all. The following people were elected to its executive board for a three-year term: Mike Berry, retired, chairman; Todd Eigenschink, Xymmetrix, vice chairman; Karla Daniel, Lee’s Outdoor Power Inc., treasurer; Judy Elwell, retired, secretary; and Keith Hanson, Custom Art, past chairman. William Crowley, retired, and Rich Vinson, Beach Combers Waterfront Property Specialists, were re-elected as at large members of the executive board.

William (Chris) Cathcart was selected as the vice chancellor for student affairs for Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast. The position was opened by the retirement of Chuck Lewton. Daysha Jackson was promoted to assistant vice chancellor for student affairs.

Lisa Hollister, trauma program manager for Parkview Trauma Services, was appointed to serve on the Indiana State Trauma Care Committee by Gov. Mitch Daniels.

Melanie Clibon, assistant director of nursing at Heritage Park, is now a national board-certified wound-care nurse.

N. Jean Schendel, a partner at Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP, was selected as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer by The American Lawyer Magazine featuring “Women Leaders in the Law.”

Mike McKeighen joined Dulin, Ward & DeWald Inc. as a staff accountant.

Bob Krafft was selected as the CEO of the YMCA of DeKalb County. Krafft was previously executive director of the National Military History Center and the Kruse Automotive and Carriage Museum’s properties, collections, exhibits and education programs.

PHD Inc. announced that Tom Gerardot celebrated his 40th employment anniversary and Dan Emley celebrated his 25th employment anniversary.