Professional Engineering Consultants has announced the appointment of Sarah Unruh as a new principal for the company. Unruh joined PEC in 2007.
The company also named two new senior associates: Steve Vo, electrical (Wichita office), and Cory Myrtle, structural (Fort Collins, Colo.).
SJCF Architecture has hired Lindsay Eftink as an interior architectural intern.
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Julia Doerksen has joined First National Bank of Hutchinson as vice president and manager, loan operations.
First National also announced the following promotions: Geni Woody, to officer and branch manager of the Hutchinson location at 1525 E. 17th St., and Victoria Hamilton, to officer and branch manager of the Dillons Hutchinson Marketplace location.
Kristal Walker, inside sales manager at Lowen Color Graphics in Hutchinson, has completed certification in supervision through the Center for Management Development at Wichita State University.
Jena Lysen, vice president of human resources for Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, was among four directors elected to four-year terms on the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Board of Directors at its annual meeting this month in Topeka. Susan Smith, senior vice president and chief human resources officer for GLMV Architecture in Wichita and a director since 2004, retired from the board.
The Wichita Area Hotel/Lodging Committee honored the “Stars of the Industry” during its Visit Wichita’s Summer Celebration Breakfast at Tanganyika Wildlife Park. The winners were: Front Desk Agent: McLaren Stewart, Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview; Housekeeper: Sonia Alvarado, Candlewood Suites Wichita Northeast; Engineer: Dennis Lett, Hotel at Old Town; Front of the House: Corey Wright, Hyatt Regency Wichita; and Manager: Melanie Garrison, Holiday Inn Wichita East I-35.
Shon L. Chapman Agency was named Agent of the Month by American Family Insurance.
The Wichita Bar Association presented its annual awards this month to the following individuals:
Warner Eisenbise, Lifetime Achievement Award; Kari Schmidt of Conlee, Schmidt and Emerson, Howard C. Kline Distinguished Service Award; and Gloria Farha Flentje, Chester I. Lewis Diversity Achievement Award.
The President’s Award was presented to: Kellie Hogan, Kansas Legal Services; Karin Kirk, Wichita Bar Association; Richard Samaniego, Gilliland and Hayes, and William Woolley, 18th Judicial District.
The Jonalou Pinnell Distinguished Service Award was presented to the Kansas Association of Legal Assistants, and The Liberty Bell Award was presented by the Young Lawyers’ Section to Ed Trusty.
Joshua Donaldson has joined the firm of Lewis Brisbois as an associate in employment and labor practice.
Who’s Who Legal 2017 has named Dan Monnat of Monnat & Spurrier one of the world’s leading practitioners in the investigations sector.
Susan Henry has joined Saint Francis Community Services as chief financial officer.
Rhonda Lewis has been appointed financial secretary for the Kansas Authors Club for 2017. Williams is the chairwoman of the Psychology Department at Wichita State University.
Bobbie Lane has joined the west office of Coldwell Banker Plaza as an assistant to Debbie Haukap.
Trent Gorges, Ashley Schoch, Brad Hackler and Joe Karr have joined Berskhire Homeservices PenFed Realty as sales associates.