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People You Should Know (Feb. 20)

  • Published Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 12 a.m.


Jennifer Clark, Kelsey Nelson, Monica Shelton, Derrick Simmonds and Alex Wilson have joined BKD as interns.

Trina Swart has been promoted to a shareholder of the certified public accounting firm of McFarren, Magnifico & Swart CPAs.


Keri Shimkus has been named vice president of lending for CornerBank.


The City of Derby has hired the following employees: Jacque Butler, city attorney; Taylour Tedder, development manager, and Steve White, assistant director of public works.

Health Care

Jay Browning, a certified medication aide with Glen Carr House, has been chosen as one of 15 finalists for the 2014 Assisted Living Federation of America Hero Award.

Michael Wolfe, a maternal fetal medicine physician with Via Christi Clinic, has received certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Katie Henderson, a licensed professional counselor, has joined the Center for Sexual Health at Prairie.


Tami Barker has been appointed director of sales, catering and convention services at the Hyatt Regency Wichita. Barker had been director of catering and convention services at the Hyatt.

Steve Butcher has been promoted to vice president, asset management of Consolidated Holdings, a Jack Deboer group.


Keith Asplund has been promoted to vice president, operations at Delta Dental of Kansas.

Stefanie Crippen has been promoted to senior accountant at Delta Dental of Kansas.

Robyn Gruenwald has been promoted to marketing services manager at Delta Dental of Kansas.

Dean Newton has been promoted to managing director and executive vice president at Delta Dental of Kansas.


Keith Lawing, president and CEO of Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas, has been appointed to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council Board of Trustees for 2014.

Real Estate

Skip Hankins has joined the Derby office of J.P. Weigand & Sons as a residential sales associate.


Shelbi Clear has joined the Animal Hospital at Auburn Hills as a veterinary technician.

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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