People in the news – March 12, 2012

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Brandon Weems has been named a staff accountant at Alerding & Co. LLC.

Lisa Blankman has joined Sponsel CPA Group as a staff accountant.

Kori Sutterfield has joined K. B. Parrish & Co. LLP as a staff accountant, real estate group, and Chris Claspell has joined as a staff accountant, dealership group.

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Mark Manuszak has been promoted to creative director, and Marizka Davis has been promoted to Web associate at Willow Marketing. Christie Brancheau has joined as a traffic coordinator.

RJ Gerard has joined Strategic Marketing & Research Inc. as a senior research analyst. Stacy Sanders has joined as a research analyst.

Cathy Yingling has joined Caldwell VanRiper to lead its public relations team, and Matt Barnett has joined as a senior writer in the creative department. Paula MacVittie has been named chairman emeritus.

Gary Lee Partners has added the following: Ami Kahalekulu and Kristin Nelson, design directors; and Joseph Sperti, director.

Larry Roan has joined Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf as vice president, business development.

Mitsch Design has added the following: Mallory Stump, Brandi Everhart, Deborah Nemeth, Jill Goodman, Katie Divine, interior design professionals, and Michele Kelly, administration.

Nanette Winter has joined Williams Creek Consulting as marketing coordinator, marketing and business development.

Thomas Smith, Trina McWilliams and Christy Smith have joined First Internet Bank as vice presidents, commercial banking.

Chaucie’s Place has named the following new board members: Beth Stickles-McDaniel and Megan Long. Gregory Hahn, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP, has been elected chairman of the Athenaeum Foundation board of trustees.

The Humane Society of Indianapolis has added the following board members: Gary Roberts Dean, Niki L Glen, Cristina Piquinela, Bruce Edelen, Brandi Craig and Susan Bradford.

Ray VanAmburg has joined Helitech Civil Construction Division in the business development division.

Meyer Najem Construction has promoted the following: Traci Hardin, vice president, safety & compliance; Chris McCracken, vice president, health care; and Kevin McGovern, vice president, institutional; Jeremy Dixon, Adam Filler and Andrew Habel, senior project managers; Brent Bauters and Greg Looney, project managers; and Mike Mattingly, estimator II.

Krista Miller has joined Pinnacle Partners as an IT account manager.•

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