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    Terena Kumfer joined Fort Wayne’s Gibson as a client manager in the employee benefits practice. Michelle L.
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    Named in the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition from the Fort Wayne law firm of Barrett & McNagny LLP are Kevin K. Fitzharris, Thomas A. Herr, N. Thomas Horton, Robert T. Keen Jr., Patrick G.
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    Linda Bruinsma is celebrating her 25th year of being a Merle Norman Cosmetic owner at 6386 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Covington Plaza.
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Nick Staker of Academy Mortgage was rated the No. 1 loan officer in volume and purchase transactions in the five-state region for July.

Chris Butler was promoted to vice president of consulting services at ENS Group. Butler has been with the company for more than 10 years.

Diane Hattaway joined the order processing team at 80/20 Inc. Hattaway has more than 20 years of experience in retail management.

Will Cleveland, co-owner of Wildwood Racquet Club, will be inducted into the United States Professional Tennis Association Midwest Tennis Hall of Fame on Thursday.

Leadership Fort Wayne hired Michelle Chambers as program director and Ryan Walbridge as marketing and impact manager.

Loren Kravig was named executive director of the Region III-A Development and Regional Planning Commission.

Community Action of Northeast Indiana hired Kara Papaik, Vanessa Sampson and Alison Penland to work in community services and Melanie Thelen to work in Head Start.

Craig Polkow was named chief financial officer at Saint Thomas Health. Polkow was previously the CFO at Dupont Hospital.

Joel Johnson has partnered with Cohen Orthodontics PC, which is now Cohen & Johnson Orthodontics.

Mary Hunt joined Brock Grain Systems as controller. Hunt has previously held positions in the manufacturing, freight, health care and internet retail industries.

Tina Roy joined Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana as assistant program director and children’s advocate. Roy has more than 12 years of experience in the field.

Alicia Tempel was promoted to CSR manager-Eastern district at Brenntag Great Lakes. Tempel’s office will continue to be located in Fort Wayne.

Janet Herman joined Medtech College as executive director of the Fort Wayne campus. Herman was previously the regional president of Harrison College.

Ryan Gonzales joined Fort Wayne Medical Oncology as an oncologist. Gonzales was previously on the staff at the Coleman Cancer Center in Terre Haute.

PHD Inc. recently hired Carol Listenberger as a corporate quality technician, celebrated the 35th employment anniversary of Barry Peterson and announced the retirement of Harry Neff.

CTB Inc. announced the retirement of Thomas Norris after 43 years of service and Alberta Francis after 19 years of service. It also named Angela Wilson payroll administrator.

Adam Westgerdes joined DWD Technology Group as a systems consultant. Westgerdes is a recent graduate of IPFW.

The 2012-13 Northeast Indiana Association of Health Underwriters board members are Mike Ripley, president; Sandra Dealey, secretary; Rita Musser, treasurer; Cindy K. Trahin, professional development chair; Gregory P. Roebel, legislative chair; Crystal Michel, public relations chair; and Barb Wright, technology chair.

Indiana Tech Law School has hired Victoria Duke, Guadalupe Luna, Phebe Poydras and andre douglas pond cummings, who does not capitalize his name, as faculty.

Andrew L. Palmison, an associate attorney with Rothberg Logan & Warsco LLP, was admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court. Palmison concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation and creditor’s rights.

Sheila Roesler McCampbell, an adviser at Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management, completed training to equip her with advanced concepts and strategies used in retirement income and distribution planning.

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