John Herron of Fort Wayne graduated Dec. 22 from the nutrition services program of the Erskine Green Training Institute, a program of The Arc of Indiana Foundation.
Mike Beerens joined Do it Best Corp. as a business analyst; Gary Heft, lumber development specialist; Kathy Landis, merchandise coordinator; Josh Ratcliff, lumber sales manager; Vince Riddle, systems administrator; and Aaron Skelly, international project specialist. Carolyn Rorick was promoted to associate merchandise manager.
Tammy Harrold, member services, is celebrating 15 years with Fort Financial Credit Union.
Kim Arnos was the top loan originator for Ruoff Home Mortgage's southwest office and Greg Thomas was tops for the north office in December.
Terri Bettinger, TK Herman and Mark Robison were appointed to the board of directors of First Defiance Financial Corp.
Marla Schneider with Three Rivers Distilling Co. was named its new president.
LaShawn D. Lewis and Joseph P. Miller joined the Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. office of Reimbold & Anderson as financial advisers.