The Journal Gazette
Sunday, January 17, 2021 1:00 am

Business people

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Michael Orgill was promoted to engineering manager for Chore-Time in Milford.

The Upstate Alliance of Realtors named Beth Walker, Fairfield Group Realtors, its 2020 Realtor of the Year. Additional awards included Hall of Fame Award for Craig Martin, North Eastern Group Realty; Affiliate of the Year, Renee Hiner, Diamond Residential Mortgage; Outstanding Service Award, Jeff Vaughan, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group; President's Award, Beth Walker, Fairfield Group Realtors; and Special Projects Award, Kim Ruffin, UPSTAR communications director.

Justin Vedder and Misty James were promoted to senior associates for Design Collaborative. Recognized for ten years of service were Matt Elliott, associate partner and industrial market leader; Kelsey Rowe, associate partner and electrical engineer; and Kelli Warner, technical designer. Dawn Houser, business manager, was recognized for 20 years of service. Katie Heibel, office manager, received its People-First Award; Bill Ledger, senior associate and director of healthcare design, received the Love What You Do Award; Rebecca Martin, architect, was recognized with the Don't Be a Passenger Award; Steven Putt, architectural designer, won its Give Back Award; and Jordan Backer, mechanical designer, was given the Have Fun Award.

Tim Bowley joined Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative as operations manager; Kathy Kuckuck, cashier; Hunter Kauser, engineering intern; and Samantha Kuhn was promoted to marketing and communications manager.

Stephanie Vancelette with MKM architecture + design received her license and is now a registered interior designer.

Marie DeBender, Jim Wright, Linda Wright and Myron Quinn of Coldwell Banker; and Tim Putt, Gerri Garrett and Neal Sherk of Northeastern Group were awarded for highest Lancia home sales for the fourth quarter. Top Lancia homes sales for 2020 went to Jim Wright, Linda Wright, Tim Putt and Myron Quinn.

Jordan R. Spence joined the law firm of Barrett McNagny LLP as a winter law clerk.

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