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People You Should Know (Aug. 8, 2013)

  • Published Thursday, August 8, 2013, at 7:39 a.m.


Jessica Wasson has joined Jill D. Miller Creative Solutions as an assistant.


Melissa Morgan has been promoted to assistant vice president of the credit department at Valley State Bank.

Jeri Hunt has been promoted to assistant cashier at Valley State Bank.


Terry Clark has been promoted to service account executive at Building Controls and Services.


Dan Biby has been named facilities department manager at Professional Engineering Consultants.

Dennis Downes has been named the electrical division manager at Professional Engineering Consultants.

Health Care

Family medicine physicians, Adam Goodwin and Tara Katz, have joined Via Christi Clinic. Goodwin will see patients at 13213 W. 21st St. N. and Katz will see patients at 120 W. Josephine in Augusta.

Judy Espinoza has been named chief human resources officer for Via Christi Health. Espinoza has been a member of the Via Christi Human Resources team since 2002.


Collin Stieben, executive vice president – commercial banking division manager at Commerce Bank, has been named to the board of Surency Life & Health Insurance.


Kimberly Bonifas of Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy has been appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court as a a member of the Kansas Board of Discipline for Attorneys.


Liz McGinness, community activist, and Jay Prater, KAKE-TV managing meteorologist, have been named to the KPTS board of trustees. Officers are: Kathy Webb, attorney, chairwoman; Michael Norton, attorney, chairman-elect; Lisa Dodson, Dodson Research, treasurer; and Ted Ayres, vice president and general counsel, Wichita State University, secretary.

Real Estate

Susan Werner has joined Graham Realtors as a sales associate.

Dave Brown with the east office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors has received his Fine Home Specialist certification.

Patty Sykes and Daniel Hoyer have joined the east office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors.

Deanna Stafford has joined the west office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors.

Michele Bruch has joined the Derby office of J.P. Weigand & Sons Realtors as a residential real estate sales associate.

Shelly Voss has joined the Belle Plaine office of J.P. Weigand & Sons Realtors as a residential real estate sales associate.


Pamela Bevan and Casey Stoneman have joined Healing Waters Spa & Cosmetic Clinic. Bevan is the cosmetic clinic director and Stoneman is the program and sales director.


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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