Tabitha Payton has joined BKD as an associate accountant in the firm’s audit department. Jamie Scheffe has joined the company as a senior associate II accountant in the audit department.
Tyler Walden has been promoted from associate to senior associate at Allen, Gibbs & Houlik.
Rachel Groene, Greteman Group brand manager, has joined the board of the Kansas Council for Economic Education.
Jonathan Anderson has joined LawKingdon Architecure as an architectural intern.
Al Wilson has been named director of compensation services at HRN Performance Solutions. Joyce Marsh has been promoted to HR consultant at the firm. Angela Broadrick has been promoted to accounting manager/office manager. Charisse Rockett has been promoted to HR content manager, and Chelsea Miller has been promoted to technical specialist.
Lora Conger-Schmidt, controller of Building Controls and Services, has earned the designation of Certified Professional Controller.
Maryann Petersen has joined Affiliated Family Counselors as a licensed marriage and family counselor and certified hypnotherapist.
Michael Ohlde has joined RiverPark Psychology Consultants as a licensed psychologist.
Ross Hollander, Stephen Joseph and Michelle Moe Witte, attorneys with Joseph, Hollander & Craft, have been recognized in the 2013 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers.
The following members of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Wichita Chapter, have been recognized in the family law category for 2013 by Super Lawyers Magazine for Missouri & Kansas: Stephen J. Blaylock of the Law Office of Stephen Blaylock; Sheila Floodman of Floodman Law Office; Charles F. Harris of Law Office of Charles F. Harris; Don Lambdin of Lambdin, Lambdin, and Fraser; T. Lynn Ward of Ward Law Offices; and T. Michael Wilson, of Stinson, Lasswell and Wilson.
Dan Monnat, with the law firm of Monnat & Spurrier, has been recognized in the 2013 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Kansas and Missouri.
Sabrina Standifer has joined the law offices of Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy.
Scott Burrus, Matt Spahn and Samantha Woods have joined the law firm of Martin, Pringle, Oliver, Wallace & Bauer.
Jeffrey Lowe of Stinson, Laswell and Wilson has been selected as a rising star attorney in the family law category in the 2013 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers.
Courtney Spousta has joined the Wichita Art Museum as curator of education.
Shelly Cannady has been named chief financial officer at Starkey. In addition, Starkey has promoted the following individuals to management positions: Kristy Gooch, semi-independent living supervisor; Amy Maus, community living supervisor; Shawn Beatty, finance support supervisor; and Kaye Williams, community living supervisor.
Jordan Noone 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 email@example.com. E-mailed photos must be in JPEG format.