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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, June 03, 2018 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Kellie McClung with PNC Bank N.A. was promoted to senior vice president for Treasury Management in Indiana.

Steve Bermes, president and CEO of Novae Corp., is a finalist for the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Midwest.

David Jost with Ultra Electronics in Columbia City was promoted to president, and Thomas Harber and Benjamin Ackley are summer interns.

Supervisor Safety Award winners as announced by the Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana are Brad Blowers, Briner Building Inc.; Steve Christlieb and Jeff Harrison, Brooks Construction; Cody Ley and David VanGorder, Crosby Excavating; Nathan Lewis, Fox Contractors Corp.; Brent Chapel and Ryan Davis, Smith Erectors Inc.; and Trevor Hughes and Chad Jackmeyer, Weigand Construction Co.

Dave Whisler joined Labov Marketing Communications and Training as an accounting manager.

Tim Durnell with First Federal Bank was promoted to vice president, private banker.

Amanda Boldt joined Cap n' Cork as its new controller; Rachel Burkholder, marketing director; Keirra Freeman was promoted to store manager at its Lewis Street location; Vincent Glover, store manager, Waynedale; and Dustan Mohr, store manager, Coldwater Plaza.

Camellia A. Tobin with Bankers Advertising was recognized for achieving excellence in sales at its Gathering of the Stars National Sales Meeting; and Chris Hanke for Sales Person of the Year for 2017.

Donald F. Schenkel was elected chairman of the board for Wayne Pipe & Supply Inc.; Anthony B. Tranquill, president/CEO and director; Arden R. Boocher, vice president; Janice K. Foltz, secretary-treasurer/CFO; and Mark F. Hagerman, director.

Mindy Brooks joined Chore-Time in Milford as its global marketing director.

Chef Marcus Daniel was promoted to executive chef at Joseph Decuis in Roanoke; Laura Taper was promoted to guest services manager; and Tatjana Karr was hired as a special projects manager.