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    Terena Kumfer joined Fort Wayne’s Gibson as a client manager in the employee benefits practice. Michelle L.
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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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Mark W. Baeverstad, F.L. Dennis Logan, Theodore T. Storer, Susan E. Trent, Thomas B. Trent, Mark A. Warsco and Cindy A. Wolfer of Rothberg Logan & Warsco LLP received the “Top Lawyers” award for 2013 from Fort Wayne Monthly.

Justin Busch joined Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne as director of alumni relations.

Edward L. Murphy Jr., Benjamin D. Ice and William A. Ramsey with Murphy Ice & Koeneman were selected as 2013 Fort Wayne Top Lawyers by Avvo for Fort Wayne Monthly Magazine.

Lori Wagner has 30 years of service with Burt, Blee, Dixon, Sutton & Bloom.

Scott Thompson joined Brand Innovation Group as a senior account director.

Seth Kimmel of Innovative Financial Services was one of four advisers chosen nationwide to be featured in a publication “Build a Better Business” by OneAmerica Securities Inc.

Star Financial Bank announced Steve Walker, chairman and CEO of Walker Information, as a board director.

Ashley Dickes with Ruoff Home Mortgage is now a senior loan officer.

Elaine Rankin Novak joined Ivy Tech Community College Northeast as its dean of business and fine arts & design; Eric Johnson, assistant department chair in mathematics; and Danielle Witzigreuter, director of advising.

The equitable realty team was No. 2 for July at Century 21 Bradley Realty Inc. consisting of Judy Baumgartner, Clay Weir, Chuck Forget and Carrie Stuckey.

Thomas L. Troyan was appointed manager of Schafer Industries gear unit.

Jacquee Eicher joined Granite Ridge Builders as a construction coordinator, and Eric Smith joined the new home drafting team.

Melissa Buesching was hired by Lutheran Life Villages as its director of volunteer services.

Bernie Beier, director of the Allen County Office of Homeland Security, was appointed to serve on the Indiana Emergency Response Commission.

Brian Engelhart was appointed by Indiana Tech as vice president of marketing.

Byron Health Center recently honored past and present staff members by naming and dedicating neighborhoods to them. They are Dorothy Floridis, Edna Hart, Tom Katsanis, Karen Lou Kennedy-Evans, Shirley Lawson, John Mauch, Orville Miller (and his wife, Sylvia), Darlene Mortimer and Joan Swander.

Branch R. Lew, James J. Shea Sr. and Linda A. Polley with Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP were named to the 2014 Best Lawyers of America listing.

Christina Mitson joined North Eastern Group Realty as a Realtor.

Ron Menze with MKM architecture + design was recently featured as a speaker at the Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference in Indianapolis.