•Visit Fort Wayne group sales manager Josie O'Donnell will represent Fort Wayne alongside representatives from the Grand Wayne Convention Center, Memorial Coliseum and other partners at the 2013 Religious Conference Management Association's Emerge Conference to be held Jan. 28-Feb. 1 in Minneapolis.
•lia sophia has named the following advisors as excellent beginnings program achievers for their outstanding sales accomplishments and professionalism. Advisors are Ke
lly Worden, Karen Kuehnert and Megan Headrick.
•Fetters Construction has hired Mike Schneider as estimator. He will be responsible for timely preparation of assigned construction estimates with integrity of performance, professionalism and consistent with estimates objectives. He earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette.
•Brigadoon Financial welcomes Brittany Huffman as an accountant.
•Indiana Data Center has hired Lonnie Niccum as a customer care representative.
•SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) welcomes Jennifer Neher as director of resource development. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees from IPFW's school of public and environmental affairs and earned a certificate in fundraising management. Heidi Sims has been promoted to family restoration program manager. She has been an employee since 2002 and earned a master's degree in social work from Indiana University and is a licensed clinical social worker.
•Barrett & McNagny announces that Richard E. Fox has been elected to serve as chairman of the firm's executive committee for 2013. Other members are Anthony M. Stites Michael P. O'Hara Samuel J. Talarico Jr. and Patrick G. Murphy.
•Huntington University has hired Robert Sommers as director of financial aid. He earned a degree in accounting and business administration and his MBA from Indiana Wesleyan.