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    Capt. Geneori Hogan, a 17-year veteran of the Fort Wayne Fire Department, was recently sworn in as district chief of information & technology. Scott Heim joined F.
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    Fort Wayne Meijer pharmacist Jeremy Thain was recently honored with the Joseph E. McSoley Pharmacist of the Year award by the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance.
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    Tamela Zollinger and Donzionetta Pegues were hired in the maintenance department of 80/20 Inc., and Adam Bridges, James Fisher and Scott Roberts joined the extrusion processing team.

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Reecer Properties recently hired Linda Halloran as a real estate agent and Donna Del Priore as a marketing manager. Del Priore is a shared employee between Fort Wayne Physical Medicine and Reecer Properties.

Matt Brodrick celebrated his 35-year employment anniversary with PHD Inc. Brodrick works in the Huntington facility of PHD as a CNC programming technician.

Jennifer Neher has been hired by SCAN Inc. (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) as director of resource development. Heidi Sims has been promoted to family restoration program manager.

The Fort Wayne law firm of Barrett & McNagny LLP announced that Richard E. Fox has been elected to serve as chairman of the firm’s executive committee for 2013. Also serving on the firm’s executive committee during 2013 will be Anthony M. Stites, Michael P. O’Hara, Samuel J. Talarico Jr. and Patrick G. Murphy.

YWCA Northeast Indiana’s Community Education Coordinator, Kelsey Cottrell, has been chosen to be part of the 2013 Journey Fellowship for New Professionals, a developmental program for young social workers working in youth services.

Do it Best Corp. has announced the recent promotion of Dan Love as warehouse operator and the following additions to its world headquarters team in Fort Wayne: Oliver Kook, IT intern; Jon Roach, incom conversion specialist; Maria Springer, e-commerce customer service representative; Chris Tomlinson, digital asset administrator; Steve White, IT project manager; and Eric Zook, IT project manager.

Fort Wayne-based residential mortgage lender Ruoff Home Mortgage announced that Colleen Petras has earned the top spot companywide for loan originations in December as well as the top loan originator for its north office, while Kelly Barile was the top loan originator for the southwest office.

LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training hired Emma McCarron as a graphic designer.

Academy Mortgage has announced that Nick Staker was ranked No. 1 in purchase transactions and loan volumes in the five-state region for December.

Dr. Thomas Ryan, cardiologist with the Lutheran Health Network, has joined Heritage Park to provide cardiology care.

The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce has announced the hiring of Eve M. Colchin as vice president of membership and communications.

Brigadoon Financial has hired Brittany Huffman as an accountant.

Lonnie Niccum has been hired by Indiana Data Center as a customer care representative.

Richard “Rich” Haddad, president and chief executive officer of K21 Health Foundation, has been appointed to the Tower Bank & Trust Co. board of directors.

John Stefanek joins Hallmark Home Mortgage with 16 years of experience as a mortgage loan originator.

Lia Sophia recently announced top honors for its Excellent Beginnings ProgramAchievers for outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism. Those acknowledged in Fort Wayne are Megan Headrick; Karen Kuehnert and Kelly Worden.

First Bank of Berne has appointed Lindsey R. Beer to its board of directors.

Mike Schneider has been hired at Fetters Construction Inc. as an estimator.

Dr. Adam Osenga, D.C. is accepting new patients at his new location, NorthEast Chiropractic Center, 6633 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne.

Rachel Miller, MA, LLP, BCBA has joined Hopebridge Pediatric Specialists as a behavior analyst.

Keith Hedrick has been hired at First Federal Bank as the commercial lender in Fort Wayne and surrounding areas.

Chris Fairchild celebrated her 20-year anniversary with PHD Jan. 18. Fairchild works as a staff accountant.

Andrew Young with Moore & Associates recently received the Certified Public Accountant designation. With the CPA designation, Young’s new concentration at Moore & Associates will be on investment and tax strategies.

Indiana Division of the International Association of Administrative Professionals has named Debra Bragg and Terry Stevens, CAP-OM as co-chairs for the 2013 IAAP Indiana Division Annual Meeting, which will be hosted by the Tawasi Chapter in Fort Wayne from May 17 to 19 at Hotel Fort Wayne, 305 E. Washington Center Road.