Attorney Keith Huffman with Dale Huffman & Babcock in Bluffton recently presented “Keeping the Gold During the Golden Years” at the Indiana Bankers Association Mega Conference in Indianapolis.
Craig Patterson was re-elected as managing partner of Beckman Lawson LLP, and Matt Elliott was re-elected to serve on its management committee.
Ruth Carcillo joined Labov Marketing Communications and Training as an account management intern for the summer.
Adam Framme joined Brooks Construction Co. Inc. as a surveyor.
Sweetwater hired Bob “Shep” Shepherd as vice president of merchandising; Jeris Noye as senior vice president of distribution, supply chain logistics and fulfillment; Kelli Roach as executive human resources generalist; Justin Lesperance as social media coordinator; and Brad Neeley as web programmer.
Peter Schmidt, vice president and information security officer with the First Bank of Berne, earned the certified information systems security professional designation.
Steven Bermes with Novae Corp. in Markle and Mark Throdahl with OrthoPediatrics Corp. in Warsaw were named as finalists by Ernst & Young LLP for its Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Award in the Midwest.