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BKD LLP has added the following staff accountants: Emily G. Balbach, Lawrence R. Green, Danielle Y. Larison, Bryan M. Loiselle, Albert T. Ong, Andrew L. Quinnette, David L. Rottman, Adam B. Rupp, Ben J. Scott and Luca J. Taylor. Patrick B. Gilbert has been named a managing consultant with BKD’s transaction services group.

Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
Jeff Sutton has joined Bacompt as chief sales and marketing officer.

Dusky Loebel has been named associate director of the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce.

Maggie Summers has been promoted to digital manager at EchoPoint Media.

Xiik has added the following: Nathan Zarse, creative lead; Barrett Crites, director of client services; Colin von Grimmenstein, Web developer; and John Rau and Jeremy Stacy, senior email marketing specialists. Joy Cropper has been named chief operating officer at Williams Randall Marketing.

Beth Valdettaro has joined Burkhart Marketing Associates as vice president of business relations.

Amy Freiburger has joined Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf Architects as a graduate architect. Thomas Friddle has joined as an intern architect.

Drew Mason has joined CE Solutions, Carmel, as building information modeling/computer-aided drafting manager.

Bruce Hosier has joined The Schneider Corp. as director of business development and Ryan S. Smith has joined as business development manager.

Kent Elliott has joined Banning Engineering as a project manager.

Schmidt Associates has added the following: Tina Murphy, civil engineer; Drew Gingrich, architectural graduate; Toby Cooper, BIM designer; and Shirley Gray, receptionist/assistant.

Marc R. Walters has joined GAI Consultants Inc. as environmental manager, Indianapolis office.

HNTB Corp. has added the following: Wenguo Feng, wastewater sr. project engineer/sr. squad leader; Nathan Lawless, office business manager; and Erica Hoyng, sr. project analyst.

Roberta Huffman has joined First Financial Bank as a mortgage loan originator. Kevin Collins has joined as first vice president, business banking sales manager.

Leeann Kearley has joined The PrivateBank as reverse mortgage consultant.

Operation Classroom Inc. has named the following officers: Mark Eutsler, The Edge Principal of Linden, president; Ike Williams, UMC Indiana Conference, vice president; Rev. Dr. L. Lang Brownlee, University of Indianapolis, secretary; and Jim Reed, chief financial officer of Valparaiso, treasurer.

Hearts & Hands of Indiana has added the following: Angela Smith, operations manager; Suzanne Cunningham, outreach coordinator; Nick Hajdin, marketing and communications associate; and Avery Stearman, grant writing associate.

The Center for the Performing Arts has added the following directors to its board of trustees: Henry Camferdam, Bruce Cordingley, Traci Dossett, Mike Drewry, Larry Gigerich and William E. Wendling Jr.

Rick Tisdale has been named director, human resources and diversity, at United Way of Central Indiana. Kennethe Vaughn has been promoted to vice president of talent management and diversity.

Park Tudor Foundation has named the following officers: Chris Braun, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP, president; Robert Brown, Eli Lilly and Co., vice president; Steve Cagle, SmithGeiger LLC., treasurer; and Heather Reilly Murphy, secretary. New board members are Michele Janin and Jim Schacht, Cummins Business Services. Christie Kelly, Duke Realty Corp., has been named to the board for the Park Tudor Trust. William S. Coleman Jr. has been named chairman of the NISH board.

Dance Kaleidoscope has promoted the following dancers to full company members: Aleksa Lukasiewicz, Justin Sears, Emily Dyson and Noah Trulock. Gregory Stanley Manning III has joined as an apprentice.

Lee Mosier Tumminello, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, has joined the board of Outrun the Sun Inc.

The International Center has added the following: Magdalena Josipovic, development manager, and CaSondra Shim, relocation services manager.

Anne Laker has has been named program director at Big Car.

AYS Inc. has named the following officers: Freedom Smith, president; Tim Witmer, vice president; Justin Hayes, treasurer; and Lynda Blackwelder, secretary. Courtney King, Ice Miller LLP, has joined the board.

Lora Hoover has joined Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana as chief development officer.

Amy Ahlersmeyer has joined Conner Prairie Interactive History Park as the director of marketing and communications. Melanie D. Hayes has joined as communications specialist.

Methodist Health Foundation has named the following new members to its board: Tim Beloat, The Baker Group; Vivian Cintron, Roche Diagnostics; Dr. Anne Gilbert, IU Health Behavioral Care Center; Rafael Sanchez, Bingham, Greenebaum Doll LLP. the slate of officers includes Otto N. Frenzel, IV Chairman; Albert Wurster, Vice Chairman; Kevin Armstrong, President; David Resnick, Treasurer; Joe Traeger, Assistant Treasurer; Kris Altice, Secretary; Debbie Hogan, Assistant Secretary.

Aaron Hurt has joined IndyBaroque Music Inc. as managing director.

Christine Liedtke has joined Aspire Indiana to work in the Carmel outpatient office.

Katie Gaffin has joined BMW Constructors Inc. as corporate director of human resources. Tom Reaney has joined as corporate director of training and development.

Jason Ells has been promoted to executive director of operations for Custom Concrete.

Dan Overbeck has been named president of Summit Construction Co. Inc.

Greg Sherwin has joined Keystone Construction as pre-construction director.

Curtis Marmaduke has been promoted to operations manager of General Insulation Co., Indianapolis office.

Jonathan W. Barada has joined the Franklin College as associate vice president for development and campaign director. Gail A. Lowry has joined as vice president of development and alumni engagement.

Danielle Shockey has joined Harrison College as national dean, school of education.

Abbey Chambers has been named the director of the Basile Center for Art, Design and Public Life at Herron School of Art and Design.

Rev. Dr. Robert Saler has been named a research fellow in the president’s office and director of the clergy renewal program, center for pastoral excellence, at Christian Theological Seminary.

Scott Wallsmith has been named a director at Periculum Capital Co. LLC.

McGladrey LLP has added the following: Rebecca Towne, director of risk advisory services; Marcy Molter, director of tax services; and Sweta Raval, tax supervisor.

John Masterson has been named managing director of the Sheridan Road Financial, Indianapolis office.

Health Care
Genae A. Hall has joined the Behavior Analysis Center for Autism as research director and consultant, clinical team.

Franciscan St. Francis Health’s Cancer Center has added the following: Linda P. Dolan, quality of life nurse practitioner, well beyond program; Morgan E. Davis, genetic counseling services; and Rachael Cassidy, community outreach coordinator.

Community Physician Network has added the following: Dr. Esther Adade, family medicine physician; Dr. Neal Ipema, OB/GYN physician; Dr. Kalen Miskel, internal medicine physician; Trista Stormer, nurse practitioner; and Dr. Jennifer Walker, board-certified pediatrician.

Paula Conroy has joined AIT Laboratories as vice president, chief financial officer.

Dr. Sarah Ali has joined Franciscan Physician Network Oncology & Hematology Specialists.

Jenny Dils-Durr has been named CEO of The Thompson Group, Indianapolis office.

FirstPerson has added the following: Daniel Hodge, controller; Ryan Miller, client advocate; Scott Barrett and Tyler Tebbe, analysts.

Steve Hargrove has joined Meridian Title as commercial title officer. David Walsh has joined as counsel.

Carrie Petty, Petty Custom Homes, has been elected to the national board for Rebuilding Together, Washington, D.C.

Michael Kenyon has been named president and CEO of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning.

The Indiana State Medical Association has named the following: Dr. John Wernert, speaker, house of delegates; Dr. Heidi Dunniway, vice speaker, house of delegates; Dr. Richard Feldman and Dr. John McGoff, trustees, ISMA district 7; Dr. Drew Trobridge, trustee, Young Physician Society; Dr. Abhilasha Jarori, trustee, Resident and Fellow Society; Dr. John Ellis, alternate trustee, ISMA district 7; Dr. Alexander Choi, alternate trustee, district 9; Dr. Jerome Adams, alternate trustee, Young Physicians Society; Dr. Meredith Shepherd, Resident and Fellow Society.

Mary Foley Panszi, Lewis Wagner, has been named a delegate by the Indianapolis Bar Association to the Indiana State Bar Association’s House of Delegates.

George Kalogridis has joined Indiana Certified Organic LLC, in the certification and quality management, Greenwood office.

Kimberly A. Opsahl has been named president and CEO at the Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Marsha Stone, Indianapolis Airport Authority, has been named to the board of Airports Council International-North America.

Real Estate
Crystal Hadley and Brad Rider have joined Century 21 Scheetz as agents.

Amy Robbins has been named assistant vice president and Indianapolis branch manager, Ruoff Home Mortgage.

James Winkler has joined Summit Realty Group as manager of market research.

Jessica Jones has joined RE/Max Select, Greenwood. Teresa Snider has joined RE/Max Advanced Realty.

Mark Higdon has been named director of marketing at MainGate Inc.

Alexander T. Sulanke has joined A-1 Expeditors as the land use specialist.

Kevin Sullivan has joined Trinity Safety Group as safety services manager.

Kit Werbe has been named the director of public relations at U/S Sports Advisors.

Rita Euers has joined Black’s Support Services LLC as client services manager.

Tom Penno has been named vice president of channel management at NoMoreClipboard.

The RND Group Inc. has added the following lead software engineers: Mike Foor, John Gilliland, Frank Powell and Doug Hobson.

Chance Carpenter has joined TelSpan as media services – national sales.

The Indiana Health Information Exchange has added the following: Jane Niederberger, vice president, client services; Curt Sellke, director, business intelligence; Paula Barrickman, application development supervisor; Leila Kemery, Linux systems administrator; Laura Larimer, project manager; Kyle Masur, director of privacy and security; and Brian Modiano, chief financial officer.

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