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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, May 13, 2018 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Zach Kern was promoted to technical sales rep at Seal Products Inc.

Connie Mitchell, Landon Badiac, Travis Striggle and Christina Worman joined Century 21 Bradley as sales associates. Eric Thrasher and the Indiana home experts team were top producers for April.

Do it Best Corp. hired Jerry Burns as warehousing support; Richard Euckert and Amy Sommer, order entry clerks; Brad Woolace, INCOM conversion manager. Corinne Beer was promoted to INCOM account executive and Danielle Larsen was promoted to press and digital operator.

Genna Willard, a Certified Doulagiver End of Life Doula, is now available in the Fort Wayne area community to help support dying patients and their families. For more information, call 701-7979 or email

Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department has promoted Steve McDaniel to director; Steve Schuhmacher, deputy director parks, maintenance; Mike Gore, superintendent, grounds and improvement; Dennis Hamilton, manager, buildings and grounds; Tiny Bultemeyer, director of finance; Alec Johnson, deputy director, planning and design; Kathy Pargmann, manager, lead of marketing; Chad Shaw, superintendent, landscape and horticulture; and Gregory Miller, supervisor, forestry.

Patricia Miller, co-founder of Vera Bradley Designs, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at IUPUI's commencement ceremony. Miller was Indiana's first secretary of commerce, appointed by then-Gov. Mitch Daniels in 2005.


Master Trooper Aaron W. Cook with the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne was named District 22 Trooper of the Year, and Master Trooper Joel D. Lemmon received the department's Combat Action Award at a recent ceremony in Indianapolis.