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    Named in the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition from the Fort Wayne law firm of Barrett & McNagny LLP are Kevin K. Fitzharris, Thomas A. Herr, N. Thomas Horton, Robert T. Keen Jr., Patrick G.
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    Linda Bruinsma is celebrating her 25th year of being a Merle Norman Cosmetic owner at 6386 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Covington Plaza.
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    The women appointed to the board of directors for The Junior League of Fort Wayne for 2014-15 are Michelle Kearns, Physicians Health Plan, president; Cheryl Felger, Raytheon Fund, development vice president; Christine

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Hallmark Home Mortgage announced Michelle Smekens as the top producing loan originator for the month of June, and Mark Meussling, Jeff Davis and Tina Bennett ranked in the top 15 of the companywide list of over 80 loan officers in 10 cities.

Dr. Seth Nahrwold has joined Fort Wayne Pet Hospital.

Jeff Dillman of DWD Technology Group earned his Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate certification.

New board members and officers for the History Center are Richard Ferguson, Ferguson Advertising; Kevin Huebschman, PNC Wealth Management; Craig Keoun, business consultant; John Stafford, IPFW; Harry Tunnell, InRef; Brian White, Allen County Education Partnership; Dana Wichern, retired FWCS; and Al Zacher, The Zacher Co. officers for 2013-14 are Alan Grinsfelder, president; Orrin Sessions, vice president; Evan Hyndman, treasurer; and Patricia Opie Parker, secretary.

Rob Harris with RE/MAX Results placed within the top 250 real estate agents in the U.S. as published by the Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends for number of properties sold for 2012.

Robert R. Love was recognized by ProFed Federal Credit Union for 50 years of credit union service.

Jeff Gard was named the new area manager for Aqua Indiana’s Fort Wayne operations.

Nick Keck assumed the role of general manager for Blue Beacon Truck Wash of Fort Wayne.

Katherine Ridenour joined the family practice of Shilts Law Office as an associate attorney.

Clint Morgan, senior vice president and chief lending officer for Ruoff Home Mortgage, was elected to the board of directors for the Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association.

Jeremey D. Lemon is an associate attorney in the law firm of Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP.

Michael Lundin, financial adviser, vice president-investments for Wells Fargo Advisors, was designated as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program.

Michael Ridgeway is selling cars with Auto Credit USA at its Columbia City location.

Kenneth Shelton, president of Shelton Investigations in Angola, was recently named Region 2 Director for the National Association of Legal Investigators.

Sheryl Glancy joined Pathfinder Services as an executive assistant, and Jennifer Fahlsing was hired as the new job coach for Pathfinder Resource Connection.

Former Allen Superior Court Magistrate Marcia L. Linsky joined the law office of Tracey L. Rosswurm LLC as an associate attorney, and Christopher L. LaPan, managing associate, is now a registered family law mediator.

80/20 has hired Kyle Emerick, inventory and receiving; Troy Shifflett and Josh Ryan, shipping department; and Brian Neely, extrusion processing department.

Dr. David Tribble was appointed medical director for Visiting Nurse, a local not-for-profit agency. Elected as officers to the board of directors for 2013-14 are Elizabeth Frederick, attorney, board chair; Brian Fehlhaber, SummitRE , vice chair; James Brunnemer, PHP, treasurer; and Vicki Bandor Braun, IPFW, secretary. New board members are Cynthia Betts, Lincoln Financial Group and Laurisa Roper, CANI/Head Start.

Chuck Clark, senior vice president of Behavioral Health Services for Parkview Health, was elected by Leadership Fort Wayne Inc. as its new chairman of the board of directors. The 2013-14 Leadership Fort Wayne board of directors: Sarah Bodner, secretary, Indiana Michigan Power; Meg Distler, vice chairman, St. Joseph Community Health Foundation; and Alan Duff, treasurer, Star Financial Bank.

Logan Williams was hired by Qualitex Inc. in Columbia City as a sales engineer.

Angela L. Boxell joined Mid-City Office Systems Inc. in Auburn as an administrative assistant.