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People You Should Know (Jan. 9)

  • Published Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, at 12 a.m.


Mark Taylor has joined CornerBank as vice president – human resources and marketing.


Chadd Currier has joined Building Controls and Services as director of performance solutions.


The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors welcomes the following new members: Brandon Hazel, State Farm; Michael Ronnfeldt, Knights of Columbus; Brandon Meyer, State Farm; and Jon Wollen, State Farm.

Brandon McLemore has joined The Bennett Agency as an agent licensed in property, casualty, life and health. The agency has offices in Conway Springs and Norwich.

Brian Martin has been promoted to senior vice president of Chapple Insurance Group.


Bunting Magnetics in Newtown has added Gregory Massey and Alex Schlosser to its sales staff. Massey is territory manager for standard products, with responsibility for sales in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee. Schlosser is territory manager for standard products, with responsibility for sales in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico and Clark County, Nevada.


Ronald McDonald House Charities has announced its board of directors and officers for 2014. Officers are: Steve Turkle, Spirit AreoSystems, president; Stuart Ray, Davis Moore Automotive, vice president; Leslie McClure, Bank of America, secretary; Jim Knight, Leslie Rudd Investment, treasurer. Board members include: Brooke Grizzell, Via Christi Hospital; Patrick Lowrance, Allen, Gibbs and Houlik; Mark Miller, Flint Hills Resources and Michael Hurley, Flint Hills Resources.

Fe Vorderlandwehr has been named director for the American Diabetes Association.

The Wichita Manufacturers Association has elected its 2014 board of directors. Officers are: Seth Albin, Birds Eye Holdings, president; Kris Wessel, NAI Martens; first vice president; Gary Winegar, Great Plains Industries, second vice president; Dave Burger, Kennedy & Coe, treasurer; and Dave Bossemeyer, Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, executive secretary. Additional board members include: Gerry Campbell, Globe Engineering, director; Sam Jones, retired LSI, director; Ron Weddle, retired Cessna, director; Jim Callaway, Powder Tech, past president 2013; Molly Edwards, Bombardier Learjet, education chair; Elaine Hanna, retired MAMTC, program chairman; Leo Helsel, Murdock Companies, prize chairman; George Kreidler, retired Starkey Inc., P/A chairman; Terry Marx, The Print Source, membership chair; Jim Means, USD 259, member at large; Ron Moore, retired Burnham Composites, audit chair; Ken Seaman, Aerospace Systems & Components, fellowship chairman; Ellen Shofler, Superior Tool Service, communications chairman; Jim Turner, Kelly Manufacturing, legislative chairman; Sean Weaver, AGH, scholarship chairman; Jan Baggett, Wichita Chamber of Commerce, administrative assistant.

Real Estate

Darcy Davis has joined the west office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors as a sales associate.

Jason Jones has joined Golden Realtors as a licensed sales associate.

Ray Beehler and Linda Beehler have joined Golden Realtors as licensed associate brokers.

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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