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Business awards and achievements

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

•Greenways Foundation of Indiana recently awarded Mayor Tom Henry the Outstanding Public Official Award. He was recognized for his leadership in growing Fort Wayne's trail network to 70 miles, a commitment to funding future growth of the trail system, the Bike Fort Wayne plan and the initiation of the free, guided community bike rides, Trek the Trials.

Vera Bradley Foundation

for Breast Cancer has added two board members. Kathy Callen has more than 20 years of nonprofit management experience. She currently is board chair at Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Tower Bank among others. Julie

Inskeep is publisher of The Journal Gazette and chairman of the board of Fort Wayne Newspapers, the business agent for the JG and The News-Sentinel. She has volunteered on several nonprofit boards. Other board members include Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, Patricia R. Miller, P. Michael Miller and Jill Nichols.

Do it Best Corp. has hired the following to its headquarters team: Jerad Burley, Web developer; Jon Caffarelli, IT intern; and Corey McKinney, lumber and building materials project leader.

Reimbold & Anderson welcomes Tyler Haire as an associate financial advisor. He will help clients identify financial needs and objectives and recommend solutions to help them plan for their goals.

Ruoff Home Mortgage announces that Greg Thomas was the top loan originator for the north office and Chris Ruoff for the Southwest office for the month of January.

Medical Informatics Engineer welcomes Matt Hohman as executive vice president, general counsels and corporate secretary. He has 15 years of legal experience in the technology and health care technology sectors specifically managing mergers and acquisitions as well as regulatory and compliance structures for electronic medical record systems. He earned a bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Huntington University, a master's degree from Indiana University and received his juris doctorate cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School.

Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana announces that the following drivers were accident-free in 2012: Juan Consiglieri, Mark Shoemaker, Heinz Sitianus, Thomas Woodard and Rick Vibbert.

Watchfire Signs, a premier manufacturer of outdoor LED signs and digital billboards, based in Danville, Ill., recently recognized David

Wuellner as on-premise sales representative of the year. He provided the highest level of sales support and customer service to Watchfire's network of sign dealer partners during 2012.

Sweetwater Sound has hired the following. Sales engineers: Sean Geyer, Robert Koch, Patrick McCann, Jack Pepper, Ikes Taylor, Ray Leach and Tim Holsinger. Sales assistant: Evan Williams. Talent acquisition specialist: Missy Lyons. Administrative assistant for the Academy of Music: Robin Donaldson. Guitar technician: Joe Albright.

Barrett & McNagny has elected Jeremy N. Gayed partner. He is a patent attorney and concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property including patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress and trade secret matters. He also represents clients in general commercial litigation and in state and federal appeals. A native of Huntington, he earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and political science from Wheaton College, and he graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School where he was an executive editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.

Fetters Construction has promoted Eric Garner to superintendent. He will oversee the management of field operations on assigned projects to ensure completion of the project within the established budget, time, and quality standards.

Harbor Assisted Living Chef Javier Gasnarez has been named Certified Dietary Manager of the Month for January by the association of nutrition and food service professionals.

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