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Business people

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 5:55 pm

•BRC Rubber and Plastics has hired Gary Wellman as director of product development engineering.

•The Indiana General Assembly has appointed State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington) chairman of the local government or tax subcommittee. He will serve on the committee under new chairman Rep. Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville).

Weigand Construction announces that Larry Weigand is CEO and Jeremy Ringger will move into the role of president.

In addition, the company welcomes the following: Jason Gerber as a project engineer. He has five years' experience as a civil engineer designing site development projects. He earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Purdue University and is a registered professional engineer; and Rick Cox as a project manager. He has 24 years' experience in the construction industry. He has an associate's degree in architectural and civil engineering technology from Purdue University, Fort Wayne.

CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) has added Corin Dobbs and Cynthia Lamb in community services and Veronica Perkins and Margaret Oppenhein in Head Start to its staff.

•New Haven Chamber of Commerce recently announced at its 2012 annual dinner the following. Business of the Year: Continental Diamond, Ray Viggiano, owner; Community Pride award: Pampered Coach; Ambassador of the Year: Steve McMichael, Imagine RealEstate, and Mike Neville, Frontier Communications; and President's Award: Craig Dellinger, New Haven Print & Copy.

Asher Agency vice president of marketing and social media strategy Anthony Juliano was a presenter at the Indiana Library Federation Conference held Nov. 13 in Indianapolis. His topic was “Using Social Media to Promote Your Library.”

•Indiana Chamber of Commerce has named Andrew Coolidge, executive vice president of moving services operations for SIRVA, to its board effective immediately. He will represent Allen County and is among the more than 180 Indiana Chamber board members who are presidents, CEOs and high-level executives from companies throughout the state. He will serve a three-year term as an Indiana Chamber board member through 2015.

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