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    Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network designated Byron Braun, president and fundamental choice portfolio manager of Braun Wealth Management Group LLC, as a member of its Premier Advisors Program.
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    Do it Best Corp. hired Travis Adams as a business technical support technician and Bryan Chamberlain, forecasting and logistics planner.
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    Judge Nancy Eshcoff Boyer was recently recognized by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush for 24 years of service on the bench.

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Raymond James recognized the following individuals for attaining 2013 Recognition Club Qualifications for Outstanding Performance: Annette Alexander, Dave Kolpien, John Bottiglia and Michael Summers – Leaders Club; and Dave Raabe and Marc Schultz – Presidents Club.

Devin Maloy, regional sales manager with PayChoice, was named the Top Payroll/HR Sales Revenue Representative for 2012 and was also a Medalist Club recipient.

Carol Remley has joined Bostelman Insurance Services Inc. as marketing and sales director.

Christopher P. Moore of Moore & Associates recently qualified for the 2013 Chairman’s Advisory Council with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc.

Zachary Benedict with MKM architecture + design was recently a speaker in New Orleans at the Environments for Aging National Conference. Dodd Kattman of MKM gave the keynote.

Grace College’s online course Principles of Management received a 100 percent quality rating. Tim Ziebarth is director of online education.

Sheila Crawford and Sheila Allison, both lead teachers at Pathfinder Kids Kampus, recently completed continued education training in Indianapolis.

Vanessa Hake, of Vanessa Hake Agency LLC – American Family Insurance, was recently named Rookie of the Year at the Region IV Conference of the International Association of Insurance Professionals.

John Draheim, Fleetwood RV president and CEO, has been appointed to the Indiana Chamber of Commerce board of directors.

Amy Hackney, a Fort Wayne resident and independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., is now a team manager with the national direct seller.

Ben Stuby recently joined The Hagerman Group as a project engineer.

Nick Staker was ranked No. 1 and Anne King was ranked No. 2 in the five-state region for Academy Mortgage.

Mark Paoletti and Kerry Page have joined USA Wholesale Lending, a unit of Hallmark Home Mortgage of Fort Wayne, as regional vice presidents.

Jeremy Swonger joined Caliber Funding as a loan consultant working out of the Columbia City office.

Travis Penrod recently joined ProFed Federal Credit Union as vice president/chief financial officer.

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne announced that John O’Connell is the new dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts effective July 1, and David A. Peterson is the new director of financial aid effective Wednesday.

Doug Carroll was the overall top loan originator in March for Legacy Lending Group. Julie Carroll was the top purchase loan originator.

Susan Snell joined The Preferred Group with Century 21 Bradley.

Meteorologist Jesse Hawila joined WANE-TV News Channel 15.

Stephen Schumacher has been promoted to vice president and office manager at Lake City Bank’s Auburn office.