People you should know (Oct. 18)

10/18/2012 12:00 AM

10/17/2012 2:46 PM


Allen, Gibbs & Houlik has announced the following promotions: Sara Guzman, supervising associate in state and local tax services; Deborah Ingrim, payroll supervisor in outsourcing services; and Amy Stonebraker, associate in employee benefit services.

Virginia Pedraza has joined AGH Wealth Advisors as an associate.


Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has added six new staff members: Baylee Cunningham, engineering assistant; Brett Ballard, certification engineer; Bruce Christensen, electrical design engineer; Mary Kay Chavez, True Blue Power program analyst, systems integration; Peter Elliott, international sales manager; and Sean Schafer, avionics programs sales.

Marissa Reddick has been promoted to supply chain manager at Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics.

Dan Keady has been appointed senior vice president, special missions at Hawker Beechcraft.


Duane Liddeke has joined Citizens Bank of Kansas as an agribusiness loan officer in the bank’s Kingman office. Debbie Winter has been promoted to mortgage loan originator in the bank’s Medicine Lodge office.

Ashley Lent has joined Meritrust Credit Union as the first impression specialist.

Scott Nelson, CFO of Carson Bank, recently completed the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with high honors.

Health Care

Ophthalmologist Ta mim Qaum of Via Christi Clinic has been named a Certified Professional in Patient Safety by the national Patient Safety Foundation. Qaum is now a lifetime member of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety.


Kim Martens of Hite, Fanning & Honeyman has been recognized in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

Jordan Kieffer has joined the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker.

Mark Hutton, Andrew Hutton , J. Darin Hayes and Anne Hull of Hutton & Hutton Law Firm have been recognized in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America.


The Ulrich Museum of Art has added the following advisory board members: Linda Branter, president/CEO, Delta Dental of Kansas; Georgia Stevens, community volunteer; and Tammy Allen, vice president of marketing and communications, Allen, Gibbs & Houlik.

The Ulrich Museum Alliance has added Trish VanOsdel, vice president, Richmond Electric, to its board of directors.


Child Start has announced its 2013 Children’s Champions award gala planning committee: Brandi Koskie, DietsIn, chairwoman; Chris Dendurent, Oasis Staffing; DeLona Durano, community volunteer; Megan Lovely, Value Place; Naomi Shapiro, community volunteer; and Shelley Young, Freddy’s Frozen Custard.


Philip Meyer, a member of the City of Wichita Design and the Wichita area Builders Association, has been re-elected as Region IV director for the Council of landscape Architectural Registration Boards.

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 E-mailed photos must be in JPEG format.

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