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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, April 22, 2018 1:00 am

Business people


Annie Syrowski joined One Lucky Guitar Inc. as a creative project manager.

Davon Bultemeier with Thrivent Financial in Hoagland received the 2017 Voice in Philanthropy Award from the InFaith Community Foundation.

Anne White, Austin Coffey and Zach Baron with BKD LLP were promoted to managers; Ashley Peters and Tyler Sipe, senior associates II; Kyle Walls, senior consultant II; and Chi Nguyen, Chris Harpenau and Tyson Kalischuk, senior associates.

Sarah Arnold, Amanda Blackburn and Kim Doster joined the New Haven Community Foundation Board. Sam Graves is now chair; Donna Quandt, vice chair; Sarah Kreischer, fundraising/marketing chair; and new board member Arnold already formed and will chair the new communications committee.

Stephanie Veit joined The Hagerman Group as its business development manager.

John Naunas with Shuttleworth in Huntington was promoted to vice president-sales.

Leadership Whitley County Class 17 graduates are Thomas Beck, C&A Tool Engineering Inc.; James Beer, Fort Wayne Metals Inc.; Emma Bulmahn, Churubusco High School student; Beverly Flanagan, Whitley County Economic Development Corp.; Chad Graves, Micropulse Inc.; Tamela Hamilton, Whitley County government; Michelle Hecht, Churubusco Child Care Center; Lindsey Horvath, J&K Communications; Machele Howard, Fox Products Corp.; Beth Igney, city of Columbia City; Maren Lehman, Whitko High School student; Khelli Leitch, Whitley County Consolidated Schools; Kylee Longenbaugh, Columbia City High School student; Roderick Perry, Fort Wayne Metals Inc.; Rachel Saggars, Passages Inc.; Jordan Schinbeckler, 80/20 Inc.; Natalie Spain, freelance marketer; Jacie Stahl, B.A.B.E. of Whitley County; Jennifer Stephenson, Whitley County government; Sheena Stewart, The Community Foundation of Whitley County; Rodney Strack, 80/20 Inc.; and Stephanie Walpole, STAR Financial Bank & Insurance.

 Christopher L. LaPan and Lierin A. Rossman joined the law firm of Stucky, Lauer & Young LLP as partners.

Andrew Eckert joined CBRE Sturges as a broker associate.

Lou Salge, vice president of Four Seasons Design and Remodeling Inc. in Angola, joined the editorial advisory board of the Kitchen & Bath Business magazine.


Cpl. Phillip Hawks and patrol Officer Samuel Weaver with the Warsaw Police Department recently received a lifesaving award.