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People You Should Know (Sept. 6)

  • Published Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2012, at 10:30 a.m.
  • Updated Thursday, Sep. 6, 2012, at 7:37 a.m.


Carrie Jeffery has been promoted from supervisor to manager in the assurance department of Allen, Gibbs & Houlik.


John “J.D.” Russell has been promoted to ranch manager at Spring Creek Ranch in Eureka. Gilbert Guerrero has been promoted to assistant ranch manager.


Drew Kleman, an architectural graduate of the University of Cincinnati, has joined Howard + Helmer Architecture.


Stephanie Almanza has joined Rose Hill Bank as commercial relationship specialist.

Emily Smith has joined Meritrust Credit Union as a teller II.

Langley Hallinger has joined Meritrust Credit Union as a teller.

Daniel Lord has joined Meritrust Credit Union as a compliance associate II.


Pat Beran and Yolanda Camarena have been elected to the board of directors of the Butler Community College Foundation.

Laurette Jennings, fitness trainer in the human performance studies department at WSU, recently attended the International Dance Exercise Association’s 2012 World Fitness Convention.

Health Care

Sofia Kerbawy, a fourth-year medical student at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is receiving clinical training at the Pediatric Center in Hays.


Ron Campbell, Charles Cole, Linda Constable, Eric Engstrom, John Gerdes, Tom Kitch, Tom Lasater, Kent Meyerhoff, Charles Millsap, Steve Robison, David Seely, Steve Stark, Greg Stucky, Bill Thompson, Bill Townsley, Bill Tretbar and Lyndon Vix, attorneys with the law firm of Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, have been listed in Best Lawyers in America 2013.

Don Monnat, an attorney with Monnat & Spurrier, has been listed in Best Lawyers in America 2013.


Steve Feilmeier, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Koch Industries, has been named chair of Catholic Charities’ board of directors. Other new board members include: Jeff Leonard, Triplett, Woolf and Garretson; Lisa Oehmke; Father Sherman Orr, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish; Sister Tarcisia Roths, Adorer of the Blood of Christ; and Jason Searl, POET Ethanol Products.

Real Estate

Janice Hilyard has joined the east office of Prudential Dinning-Beard as a sales associate.

People You Should Know, compiled by Peggy Smith, reports new hires, promotions and accomplishments. Items for the column can be mailed to The Eagle Business Team, 825 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67202 or e-mailed to psmith@wichitaeagle.com. E-mailed photos must be in JPEG format.

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