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*Ryan Nealon has joined Ameriana Bank, Anderson office, as the banking
Ty Denney has joined Central Indiana Youth for Christ as executive director.
*Mark W. Szobody has joined Indiana Landmarks (formerly Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana)
as director of special events at the Indiana Landmarks Center.
Denise Praul, Accurate Tax Management, has joined the board of Coburn Place Safe Haven.
*Julia Kathary has joined as the executive director.
Gayle M. Holtman has been named president and CEO of VSA.
*Jill Heilmann has been promoted to assistant vice president, claims, at the McGowan Insurance Group.
*Sheila Frederick has been promoted to senior vice president for operations.
*Jim Snyder has joined TN T.P.A., North America Administrators, Indiana office, as vice
Apex Benefits Group has added the following: *Stephanie DiBlasio, business manager; *Jeff
Sealey, employee benefits consultant; and *Troy Purdue, marketing specialist.
Sandra Wetenkamp has joined Neace Lukens Insurance, Indianapolis office, as an employee
benefits senior account executive.
*Elizabeth Walker has joined Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman as an associate. Benesch/Dann
Pecar has named the following to its business reorganization practice: *Wendy D. Brewer, vice chairwoman,
and *Samuel D. Hodson, partners; *Krista S. Zorilla, associate; and *Erin Thacker
Laura Thomas has joined Brannon & Sowers.
*Elliott I. Pinkie has been named partner at Hoover Hull LLP.
*E. W. Bob Boulware, Design-Aire Engineering, has been named national president of the American
Rainwater Catchment Systems Association, and has been named code consultant for the city of Atlanta and Los Angeles
County on implementing rainwater as an alternative water source.
*J. Tyler Thompson, Thompson Myers & Associates, has been named president elect of the Professional
Association of Small Business Accountants.
Josh Downing, Butler University, has been named president of Indiana Recreational Sports Association.
Adrian Shepard, Butler University, has been named vice president.
Ryan Childers has been selected as co-chair of the professional services champions program for the Technology
Services Industry Association.
Women and Hi Tech has named the following officers: Rosanne Burge, president; Gail
Farnsley, past president; Teresa Conroy-Roth, president elect; Lisa Laughner, treasurer;
and Angie Franze, secretary.•