•Center for Nonviolence of Fort Wayne announces that Robin James has received the Batterers' Intervention Facilitator for Indiana award. The award was presented at the annual conference of the Indiana Coalition against Domestic Violence.
•Fetters Construction, Auburn, has promoted Jesse Howard to project manager. He will be responsible for the overall coordination of the preconstruction, construction, and post-construction process, as well as fulfilling the obligations of the terms of costs, schedule and quality. He earned a bachelor of science degree in building construction management from Purdue University, West Lafayette.
•Brigadoon Financial has hired Dave Pine as purchasing manager.
Hotel Fitness, a division of Brigadoon Fitness
, has hired Haley Nancarrow as customer service representative.
•Ruoff Home Mortgage announces that Nancy Cady was the top loan originator for their north office for the month of October. She joined the company in 2001 and has been a mortgage professional since 1998. She has a background in real estate and the title business. Kelly Barile is the top loan originator for the southwest office for the month of October. She joined the company in 2009 and has extensive background in the mortgage industry ranging from origination, processing and closings.
•Kos & Associates has hired David M. Mustard as an associate attorney. He will focus his practice on creditors' rights, bankruptcy and commercial law. He earned his juris doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law.
•Downtown Improvement District has named the following to a search committee to find the next president of the organization. Board members serving on the search committee include: Zach Benedict, Morrison Kattman Menze; Ronda Hanning, Hanning & Bean; Greg Leatherman, city of Fort Wayne; Eric Looper, St. Joseph Hospital; Mike Trevino, DLZ Indiana; Therese Brown, Allen County commissioner; and Courtney Tritch, Northeast Indiana Regional partnership.
•Allen County 4-H Clubs has elected the following officers for the not-for-profit corporation that supports the local 4-H program: president, Trent Kleine, vice president, Roger Clark; secretary, Marlene Redding and treasurer, Lee Bradtmueller. Three-year terms: Fred Hammond, Shawn Parker, Mike Shirey, and Kim Smith. Outgoing members Marijane Crowe, seven years and David Kelsey, nine years, were recognized for their outstanding leadership on the board.
•Ivy Tech Community College Northeast recently hosted Jerald J. Good, president and CEO of Focus Enterprises. He spoke about his experiences as a business owner, developer and innovator.
•IPFW Chancellor Vicky L. Carwein has selected Keli Kostoff as her executive assistant. Kostoff previously worked in the alumni relations office. She received an associate and bachelor degree from IPFW. She has more than 25 years of experience in office administration and management.
•Eagle Wings Air has added Lynn Mertes as national sales manager and Anne Wladecki as customer service manager to its staff. The following employees have been promoted. Tim Hill to corporate project manager and Danielle Long to business support specialist.