Deb Barney was hired as a closing representative for Lancia Homes.
Ryan Dombkowski with Trine University will become dean of its College of Graduate and Professional Studies on Jan. 1.
Dave Kuntz accepted the position of circulation director for Fort Wayne Newspapers. Kuntz started in the circulation department in 1990.
Charles Carrel was hired at Pro Seal & Plastics LLC as director of sales.
Kelly Werth joined Reecer Properties as a client relationship specialist; Lisa Brumbaugh, Realtor/broker farm and agriculture specialist; and Angie Racolta, Realtor/broker at its Syracuse office.
Dr. Xixi Chen, the China live production technical manager for Maple Leaf Farms, was honored with the best oral presentation award at the sixth World Waterfowl Conference in Taipei, Taiwan.
Attorneys F. Italia Patti and Scott E. Campbell joined the law firm of Barrett McNagny LLP.
Adam Lamb with Academy Mortgage was No. 1 in purchase closings for October.
Lauren Brune joined Do it Best Corp. as a communications specialist; Janelle Crocker, training and event specialist; Carol Edmonson, stock representative; and Tyler Mosher, pricing analyst. Promoted were Jordan Collins to associate merchandise manager in hardware; James Elliott, IT systems engineer; and David McDonald, merchandising divisional manager.
Chad Ruston is joining the leadership team of Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership to serve as vice president of business development.
Daniel “Bo” Holden joined the Rothberg Logan & Warsco law firm as an associate for its business transactions group.
Troopers Osbaldo Regalado from Ligonier and Becky Molargic, a Garrett native, joined the Indiana State Police Toll Road Post and will be assigned to LaGrange and Steuben counties.