Aron Dunn, vice president of assurance services at Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, has been installed as chairman of the Kansas Society of CPAs. Mark Dick, executive vice president of assurance, has been named a lifetime member of the KSCPA. And the firm’s tax supervisor, Jennifer Allen, graduated from the KSCPA’s “20 up to 40” young professional leaders program.
Joseph Steffes, landscape architect with GLMV Architecture, has attained the Construction Specification Institute’s certification of Construction Document Technologist.
Aaron Alexander has been hired as a financial adviser for Commerce Brokerage Services, a subsidiary of Commerce Bank.
Cory Schrater has joined Emprise Bank as senior vice president and commercial banker.
Abbie Schuster, a fourth-year medical student at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is receiving clinical training in Great Bend at Central Kansas Family Practice.
Hannah Fisher, a fourth-year medical student at the KU School of Medicine-Wichita, is receiving clinical training in Newton at Via Christi Clinic.
Victoria Hahn, administrator, Wichita County Health Center, Leoti, has been named the 2013 chairwoman of the Kansas Hospital Association Board of Directors.
Ronnie Leonard has been promoted to president and CEO of Balco. Steve Cooper has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing of the company.
Kansas Elks Training Center for the Handicapped has announced the following new board members: Kelly Uran, vice president, Bank of the West; Emily Graf, assistant to the Sedgwick County manager; and Mike Thompson, senior vice president of Poe & Associates of Kansas.
Judy Morris with the east office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors, has earned the designation of Senior Real Estate Specialist from the National Association of Realtors.
C. Linda Mason with the east office of Prudential Dinning-Beard Realtors, has earned the designation of Senior Real Estate Specialist from the National Association of Realtors.
Dan Sullivan, a salesman with Hanson Directory Service, has been recognized by the company as National Salesman of the Year.
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.