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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, July 14, 2019 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Tim Leon joined SummitMortgage and MutualBank as a mortgage loan officer.

Arden Lewis (Lew) Kunkel, former Wells County and Craigville resident, recently received the Charles Taylor “Master Mechanic” Award and the Wright Brothers “Master Pilot” Award. Lew is one of only four persons to ever receive both awards.

Drew Mogg and Kyle McLeland joined Baden Gage & Schroeder LLC as staff accountants.

Jessica Tamulonis joined General Petroleum Inc. as its automotive business development manager.

Todd Larson with Larson, Reynolds & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc., received honorable mention at the 13th Annual Invest in Others Awards Gala. The As Our Own organization will receive a $1,000 donation in Larson's honor.

Rachel Leonard joined Sweetwater as an assistant studio engineer; Chelsey Robertson, production artist; Scotty Kessler, IT business analyst; and Perry Davis, sales apprentice. Sales engineers are Alex Motsenbocker, David Winkert, Nicholas Pasquino, Jordan Garrett, Jacob Agee, David Wharam, Patrick Ortiz, Nathan Kelch, Jesse Nguyen, Alberto Rosado Perez, Jesse Cabral, James Lorann, Frank Gonzalez and Grace Nicholson.

Krista Cranfill, Erin Edwards, Paige Hall and Michael VanDeGrift joined Century 21 Bradley as sales associates. Top producers for June were Obsessed Team, American Dream Team, Relentless Team, Douglass Home Team and Eric Thrasher.

Former Fort Wayne native Tia Ghattas, attorney and co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's transportation & logistics litigation team, was recognized as one of the 2019 Chicago Notable Gen X Leaders in Law by Crain's Chicago Business.


Terry Masters, an emergency medical technician with Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, received the American Ambulance Association's Stars of Life Award.