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    Capt. Geneori Hogan, a 17-year veteran of the Fort Wayne Fire Department, was recently sworn in as district chief of information & technology. Scott Heim joined F.
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    Fort Wayne Meijer pharmacist Jeremy Thain was recently honored with the Joseph E. McSoley Pharmacist of the Year award by the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance.
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    Tamela Zollinger and Donzionetta Pegues were hired in the maintenance department of 80/20 Inc., and Adam Bridges, James Fisher and Scott Roberts joined the extrusion processing team.

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Matt Faley, CFO of Byron Health Center, was chosen to present a seminar titled “Leading Change: A Case Study in Electronic Medical Records Implementation” at the Expanding Collaboration Fall Conference and Awards in Indianapolis on Monday.

The University of Saint Francis elected seven business and community leaders to its board of trustees: Sister M. Jennifer Henry, Jeanne E. Mirro, Helen J. Murray, William G. Niezer, Patrick Pasterick, Ian M. Rolland and Charles R. Schrimper.

Rhonda Peugh joined SYM Financial Advisors as a client service representative.

Scott Dudick, a graduate of Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne, was recently honored with an annual Alumni Achievement Award.

Mike Row was selected by Alliance for Strategic Growth Inc. as its president and CEO.

Dr. Ruth Ford was appointed director of occupational therapy at Huntington University.

Jon Adams joined cinda b USA LLC, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of women’s handbags, as its president.

The League for the Blind & Disabled announced its 2014 board of directors: John Guingrich, Community Harvest Food Bank, board chairman; Catherine Collins, associate corporate counsel/Franklin Electric, vice chairwoman; Natalie Eggeman, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, secretary; and Carrie Miller, treasurer.

Dr. Todd Briscoe, a dentist from the Fort Wayne/New Haven area, is celebrating his 25th anniversary.

Nikki Quintana with the Fort Wayne Metropolitan Human Relations Commission was promoted to staff attorney.

Jenna Dirrim of New Haven has become a consultant with Arbonne, offering spa, beauty and personal care products.

Marshal N. Johnson was appointed vice president and investment adviser at Howard Bailey Financial in Fort Wayne.

Mary A. Bryan joined the medical massage therapy staff at the Vital Living WellSpa, and Michelle Stanley was hired as a spa associate.

Andrew Flamm was hired at Grace College as vice president of advancement.

Leadership Whitley County announced the class of 2013. Participants and their local employers and organizations who are supporting staff participation in the program this year are: Matt Converse, Grace Lutheran Church; Todd Coyle, Columbia City Water Department; Ron Darr, Indiana Air National Guard; Liz Deckard, Bloom, Gates & Whiteleather; Brent Emerick, Emerick Farms; Jenna Foreman, 80/20 Inc; Sandy Hacker, Farm Credit Mid-America; Jeff Johnson, Numerix; Shannon Langmaid, South Whitley Public Library; Amie LaRue, Columbia City Communications Department; Kathy Longenbaugh, Whitko High School; Shelby Longenbaugh, Star Insurance; Jennifer McGuire, Whitley County Auditor; Jon Morris, Passages; Sarah Mossburgh, Parkview Whitley Hospital; Mike Ott, Star Financial Bank; Landon Pearson, Churubusco High School; Matt Russell, C&A Tool; George Schrumpf, Whitley County Commissioner; Jon Shew, J&K Communications; Lisa Smith, Ivy Tech Community College; Melissa Taylor, Micropulse Inc.; Kim Waugh, Eagle Tech Academy; Morghan Wilcoxson, Columbia City High School; Jessica Zinsmeister, Whitko High School.

New hires for 80/20 Inc. are Tony Stahl and Cody Field, EP department; and Ryan Baldwin, maintenance team.

Do it Best Corp. has hired Laikyn Rutherford, internal audit intern; Mark Smith, building products account executive; and Beau Sorg, retail project leader; and promoted Mike Ter Molen to divisional manager for building products and home décor.

Brandon Stewart joined SYM Financial Advisors as a client service representative.

Scott Atkinson joined Edward Jones in Huntington as a financial adviser.

Anne King with Academy Mortgage made the Top Producers Club for total purchase units in 2013.

Brad Fields of Fort Wayne was named the 2013 Indiana Statewide Payroll Person of the Year. Fields is director of payroll and benefits with TLC Management Inc. in Marion.

New hires for Shambaugh & Son are Tony Do, Java developer; Chuck Favano III, mechanical detailer; Kenneth Kever, project sales engineer; Joseph Oppee, senior process engineer; Heidi Ostrander, café worker; Chris Stronczek, estimator/project manager; and Inna Sumajin, mechanical designer.