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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, September 03, 2017 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Tonya Kaiser, president and owner of Summit City Reporting Inc., as well as a working reporter covering depositions, hearings and meetings, was elected to serve a three-year term on the board of directors of the National Court Reporters Association.

Katrina Scherer, operations manager at the Fort Wayne International Airport, was awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives.

Members of the 2018 Leadership Fort Wayne Class are Jennifer Bermejo, Matilda Jane Clothing; Melissa Blackmer, Meridian Health Services; Tom Callens, Three Rivers Ambulance Authority; Mallory Carter, Monarch Capital Management; Susan Chipps, J.P. Morgan Chase and Co.; John Court, ONI Risk Partners; Stephanie Crandall, city of Fort Wayne; Teresa DeLellis, Manchester University; Scott Druhot, Catalyst 1440; Scott Drummond, 122nd Fighter Wing, Ronald Duchovic, Turnstone; James Ezell, Turnstone; Kerry Ghent, US Air Force; Cami Grabill, Manpower; Vincent Green, St. Joseph Hospital; Jana Grothaus, Questa Education Foundation; Cigdem Gurgur, IPFW; Laura Hakes, Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority; Erika Halliwill, PNC; Jason Haner, Northern Indiana Public Service Co.; Brent Harring, Fort Wayne TinCaps; Tammy Harris, Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Co.; Stephanie Henry, The Crossing School of Business and Entrepreneurship; Casey Keirn, Lincoln Financial Group; Chrystal Kreiger, MutualBank; Kathryn Lemish, Lincoln Financial Group; Justin Libey, Old National Bank; Camilla Markley, Wells Fargo Bank; Beth McAvoy, One Lucky Guitar; Cory Miller, Afdent; CJ Mills, USI Insurance Services; Justin Molitoris, Barrett McNagny; Amanda Muldoon, 3Rivers FCU; Emily Musser, Ambassador Enterprises; Brian Nordan, Afdent; Wade Owen, Sweetwater; Marceline Rogers, Parkview Health; Matthew Rowan, University of Saint Francis; Shalonda Saunders, Sew Pinky; Katie Scherer, Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority; Alisa Shank, IPFW; Mary Shankster, Junior League of Fort Wayne; Kurt Short, Michelin NA; Anne Marie Smrchek, City Utilities; Jami Thomas, Greater Fort Wayne Inc.; Adrienne Wampole, Ambassador Enterprises; Teresa White, Ronald McDonald House Charities of NE Indiana; and Jarrod Wilson, Indiana Michigan Power.

Kevin Gerbers joined the Steffen Group in downtown Fort Wayne.

Tiffani Barker joined Shambaugh & Son as a billing clerk and Robert Hinds as the corporate safety manager.

Ron Evans was chosen chief executive officer for White's Residential & Family Services. The present CEO, Dee Gibson, will retire effective January.

Stefan Gibson joined Ultra Electronics U.S.S.I. as an industrial engineer.

Noney Brown is a new associate broker at LT Real Estate in Columbia City.

Named in the Best Lawyers in America publication in their respective practice areas from Carson Boxberger LLP are Larry Barnard, Bruce Boxberger, Vincent Heiny, Douglas Hoffman, Robert Nicholson, Richard Samek, Howard Sandler, Jeremy Senk and Karl Veracco; from the law office of Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros LLP are Branch R. Lew, Linda A. Polley, James J. Shea Sr. and Daniel J. Palmer; and Neil Hayes from Hayes & Hayes.