People in the news – March 31, 2014

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Justin Olashuk has joined Cripe Architects + Engineers as a civil design associate in the site services department.

Ajit Joseph has joined Mundell & Associates as a senior environmental engineer. Ryan Brumbaugh has joined as a project geologist/geophysicist, and Laura Barnhart has joined as a staff environmental scientist.

Alan DeLaunay has been named transportation department manager at Beam Longest and Neff.

Bruce E. Strack has joined EMH&T as director of land surveying. Ron Richardson has joined as senior designer.

Cassie Hall has been named the director of philanthropy for The Nature Conservancy, Indiana chapter.

The Eagle Creek Park Foundation has named the following directors: Mark Caswell, Mary Johnson and Larry Messing.

Scott Brannon has been named membership and annual giving manager at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites.

Lumina Foundation has promoted the following: Jeanna Keller Berdel, senior strategy officer; Candace Brandt, grants management officer; Micky Clymore, facility services associate; Monique Crowell, senior accounting officer; and Susan Johnson, director of equity and inclusion.

Western Governors University has added the following: Mary Clipp, external relations coordinator; Kristin Slevin, public relations coordinator; and Krista Spencer, military outreach coordinator.

The Talent Alliance has named the following executive committee: Lewis Ferebee, Indianapolis Public Schools; Michael Huber, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce; Brook Huntington, EmployIndy; and Eugene White, Martin University.

Scott Biloy has joined Approved Mortgage as the branch manager, Carmel office. Theodore Stiner, Tamara Cave, Jamie Burton and Carmuelita Hughes have joined as mortgage loan originators.

Health Care
Julie O’Toole has been named vice president of patient experience—access and service—for Community Health Network.

Dr. Alexia Torke has been named associate director of the Indiana University Center for Aging Research.

Dr. Jeffrey A. Cox, board certified family medicine, has joined St. Vincent Medical Group.

Dr. Marion E. Couch has been named the Richard T. Miyamoto Professor and chairwoman of the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Mark Goodpaster and Bill Sylvester have joined Apex Benefits as sales advisers.

Tobin McClamroch has been named the sole managing partner at Bingham Greenebaum Doll. Hans Steck has been named the Indianapolis office managing partner. Dwayne C. Isaacs, Keith A. Bice and D. Rusty Denton have been named members of the partnership board.

Michael R. Giordano and Keenan M. Jones have joined Lewis Wagner as associates.

Samuel Hodson and Jeffrey J. Kirk II have joined Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as partners.

Kimberly Adams has rejoined Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman.

John Whitaker has joined Bose McKinney & Evans LLP as of counsel and Bose Public Affairs Group LLC as senior policy adviser.

Alex Ward has joined REO-USA as a technical sales engineer.

Real Estate
F.C. Tucker Co. has added the following residential sales associates: Nancee Dowler, Carmel; Amanda Chvatal, Trina Dunbar, LeeAnn Johnson and LJ Thompson, Castleton; Marshelle Lowe and Waylon Vinson, East; Mike Kinder and Doug Martin, Fishers; Jeff Burhenn, Jill Curtis and Stephanie Kirkland, Geist; Eve SerVaas, Keystone; Martine Bachelart, Meridian North; Vi Farrell, Noblesville; Phyllis Hughes and Brey Shirley, Zionsville.

Rachel Higareda has joined RE/MAX Select in Greenwood.

Greg Evans has joined Ruoff Home Mortgage as an AVP and branch manager.

Patrick Moyers has been named general manager for Fashion Mall at Keystone, Simon Property Group.

Chawntae Applegate has been named vice president at Walker Information.

Benjamin Elmore has been promoted to event project manager at Markey’s Rental & Staging.

Robert “Rob” M. Tullman has been named president and CEO of USIC LLC.

Mark A. Maitland, KPMG LLP, has been named the lead director for the U.S. Integrated Service Delivery Advisory subdomain.

Gary Valentine has joined the AAA Hoosier Motor Club as the director of finance. Gary Burkart has been named the senior vice president, marketing.

Eric J. Kilbride has joined Block by Block Consulting as managing partner, Washington DC and Indianapolis offices.

Rich Gregor has joined Advanced Solutions Inc. as business development manager for the AEC industry in Indianapolis.

Scott Fisher has been promoted to the Carmel/Fishers sales territory as an account executive for Paycor.

Celadon Group Inc. has promoted the following: Steve Edmonds, vice president, information technology; Nick Then, network manager; Willie Jake, help desk manager; Zac O’Vadka, tier II/desktop deployment lead, Saroja Akella, EDI manager; and Brian Mains, software engineer manager. Steve Tetrick and Matt Braden have been named senior business analysts.

Marvin Blade has been named vice president of community relations and economic development for Indiana at Duke Energy.•

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