October 1, 2012

Joyce Irwin has been named CEO of Community Health Network Foundation, the charitable arm of the Indianapolis-based Community Health Network hospital system. On Oct. 22, Irwin will replace Dr. Jeffrey Boester, who has served as interim CEO since June, following the departure of Michele Dole. Irwin was most recently national director of state government affairs, regulatory and public policy at Roche Diagnostics Corp. in Indianapolis. Before Roche, Irwin worked as a consultant on corporate public policy for Eli Lilly and Co. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Indiana University.

AIT Laboratories has named Paula Conroy its chief financial officer. Conroy most recently operated her own consulting business specializing in CFO services for privately held companies. Conroy previously worked at the U.S. Securites & Exchange Commission and Ernst & Young LLP. She holds both a bachelor’s in management and an MBA from Purdue University and is a certified public accountant.

Dr. Sarah Ali, an oncologist and hematologist, has joined Franciscan Physician Network Oncology & Hematology Specialists on the south side. Ali earned her medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, and completed a hematology-oncology fellowship at Michigan State University.

Sean Fallon has been named chief technology officer for CNO Financial Group Inc. He most recently worked at Lincoln Financial Group, where he served as vice president for application development in its group protection division. Fallon holds a bachelor’s degree in business and finance from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and a master’s in finance from the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee.

The Fishers-based Behavior Analysis Center for Autism hired psychologist Genae Hall as its new research director and consultant. She currently serves as the co-director of Behavior Analysis and Intervention Services. A native of California, Hall holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara, a master’s in psychology from Western Michigan University, and a doctorate in psychology from West Virginia University.