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Business awards and achievements

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 12:01 am

•Paragon Medical, Pierceton, founder and CEO Tobias Buck and the company were inducted into the Kosciusko County Entrepreneur and Innovation Hall of Fame on Nov. 8 in Warsaw.

Baden, Gage & Schroeder, LLC, has hired Linda K. Wellman, CPA, as a tax supervisor. She brings more than nine years of professional tax experience to the firm. She has more than 13 years of accounting and tax experience, taught college-level accounting courses, and served as a township trustee and assessor.

Morrison Kattman Menze partner Zachary Benedict has been awarded the Young Architect Award by the Indiana Chapter of The American Institute of Architects at their annual convention.

In addition, he received the Award of Outstanding Achievement from the College of Architecture and Planning Alumni Society at Ball State University.

•PigTek Pig Equipment Group, Milford, has promoted Chris Elvidge to systems technician. He will provide systems layout and installation support to customers and offer telephone and on-site support to help resolve technical issues with systems controls, communication systems and software.

lia sophia announces that Lisa Wright has received top honors for its Excellent Beginnings Program Achievers for outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism in the first 15 weeks by attaining certain sales levels and by sharing lia sophia with other new advisors.

Frontier Communications has added Dan Sullivan as general manager. He will lead operations throughout the Fort Wayne market area by overseeing the FiOS network, deployment of broadband solutions and services, phone services, retail operations, and satellite TV, and he will be responsible for every aspect of the customer experience. He has nearly 22 years' experience in the telecommunications industry. His office will be at 2303 E. Berry St.

SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) has hired Beth Bobay as events manager. She is a Bishop Dwenger High School grad, a graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and active with Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana. She will oversee fundraising and community events, including the agency's signature events, the Duck Race and Brown Bag Lunch.

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