The Journal Gazette
Sunday, January 24, 2021 1:00 am

Business people

Compiled by The Journal Gazette

Cindy Krumanaker with First Federal Savings Bank was promoted to chief operating officer; Tracy Hamilton to assistant vice president human resources; and Tara Moeller was hired as a commercial banking and business development specialist at its South Bend Drive location.

Judy Rowe joined ReMax Results at its Angola office.

The Upstate Alliance of Realtors and its subsidiary Upstate Alliance of Realtors Multiple Listing Service announce its newly elected and appointed officers and directors for 2021. They are Adam Smith, president, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group; Joel Essex, president-elect, Schrader Real Estate & Auction; Katie Brown, secretary/treasurer; Century 21 Bradley Realty; and Renee Cox, immediate past president, Acorn Real Estate Professionals, Albion. Directors are Patrick Maloblocki, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group; Ed McCutcheon and Michael Patmore, Century 21 Bradley Realty; and Jonathan Morales, Allstate Insurance. Renee Cox is the MLS president, Acorn Real Estate Professionals, Albion. Directors are Kittie Keiffer, Keiffer Realty Group, Huntington; Kurt Ness, Ness Bros. Realtors & Auctioneers; Rick Shepherd, Mike Thomas Associates; Terri Sonner, Life Key Realty, Decatur; and Sharon White, Premier Inc., Realtors. UPSTAR MLS on the Indiana Regional MLS board are Jackie McBride, Perfect Pad Realty; and Mary Sherer, Re/Max Crossroads.

Linda Duesler with Duesler Realty House received the Community Service Award during UPSTAR's virtual general membership meeting in December.

Mary Tyndall joined the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation as its new double up program manager and chief storyteller.

From Huntington County, Dr. Joni Schmalzried, chief program officer, AWS Foundation, was chosen for acceptance into the class of 2021 Mutz Philanthropic Leadership Institute.

New board of directors for Erin's House for Grieving Children are Travis Friend, Haller & Colvin; Chris Gomez, Midwest Service, 24/30 Surplus; Keven Linker, Physicians Health Plan; Kate Miller, STAR Bank; Mike Nutter, Fort Wayne TinCaps; Sarah Richmond, Baden Gage & Schroeder LLC; and Josey Seabolt, Katz Sapper & Miller.

Luke Morgan was hired by Turnstone as its chief program officer.

Karisa Harris was awarded Outstanding Performance: Shining Star; and Paula Baldwin, Outstanding Performance: Over the Moon; for the fourth quarter Above & Beyond program for Fort Wayne Newspapers.

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