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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, March 31, 2019 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Frances Brooks joined Run Hard. Rest Well., a growing nonprofit, as its first executive director.

Named to the first Skillful Indiana Governor's Coaching Corps are WorkOne Northeast participants Michelle Garcia, representing career centers in DeKalb and Noble counties; Tammy Gibson, Allen County; Brianna James-Logan, Grant County; Jesus Rosario, Allen County; and Thomas Utnage, DeKalb County.

CoStar Group named its Power Broker Award recipients who closed the highest transaction volume in commercial property sales and leads in their respective markets: Top Office Leasing Brokers, Bradley Sturges and Neal Bowman, Sturges Property Group; Top Retail Leasing Brokers, Neal Bowman and Rebecca Worrell, Sturges Property Group; Top Industrial Leasing Brokers, John M. Adams and Steven K. Zacher, The Zacher Co.; and Top Sales Brokers, Bill Drinkall, NAI Hanning & Bean, and Karl Behrens, BND Commercial Real Estate.

Samantha Knight joined the financial team of Partee Investment Management as a financial adviser.

Sandy Bridges from Bridges Property Management was named the 2018 Sharon K. Hauser Property Manager of the Year at the 2018 Summit Celebration of the Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana Inc.; and Rich Striker, Cambridge Square Apartments (Gene G. Glick Co.), won the Maintenance Supervisor of the Year. Other award winners were Madeline Richards, Redwood Fort Wayne Brafferton Parkway, Leasing Consultant of the Year; Joseph Mickelini, Canterbury Green Apartments, Maintenance Technician of the Year; Jamie Schueler, Redwood Fort Wayne Kinzie Court, Rookie of the Year; Nicole Decker, Canterbury Green Apartments, Assistant Manager of the Year; Brendan Brooks, Bridgedale Terrace, Rising Star of the Year; Diana Wheeler, City Carpet Outlet, Outstanding Customer Service of the Year; Ricardo Mendez, Extinguisher Co. No. 1, Association's Distinguished Service/Outstanding Volunteer of the Year; Dave Becker, Canterbury Green, President's Award; Edge Supply, Associate Member of the Year; and Redwood Living, Best Maintenance Team of the Year.

Megan Rosswurm joined the southwest office of Re/Max Results as a real estate professional.

Chad Griggs, safety & health coordinator senior for Indiana Michigan Power, earned the tree-care safety professional certification from the Tree Care Industry Association.

Penney Grimm at Fort Wayne Vision Associates will be celebrating her 15-year anniversary on Friday.

Robert Doyle joined the Sturges Property Group as a broker.