Business

People You Should Know

Accounting

Michelle Donovan and Beverly DeWitt have each been promoted from associate to supervising associate in the assurance department of Allen, Gibbs & Houlik.

Banking

Keith Moyer has been named senior vice president, manager, treasury management at Fidelity Bank.

Paul Worth has joined Southwest National Bank as trust investment officer.

Stacey Koester has joined Southwest National Bank as compliance officer.

Distribution

Mike Barton has joined Communications Test and Design Inc. as branch manager its Midwest distribution center.

Entertainment

Kris Wheeler has joined the sales and marketing team at Intrust Bank Arena as sales manager.

Health Care

At a recent meeting of the Wichita District Dental Society, Sara Meng was recognized as the 2013 WDDS Dentist of the Year.

Insurance

Jane Hutsey, Richard Osterbuhr, Deborah Pfeifer, Charles Rivera, Tyler Porter, John Rivera, Jean Salsberry, Bernard Zaleski, Fate Spurlock, Glenn Templeton, Ralph Wild Anthony Zaleski, Mark Keene, Matthew Lazzo and Gabriel Markley, agents with New York Life, have been named to the company’s Executive Level of Kansas Council Agents 2013.

Brian Hagmeier, Sandra McAlonan, Charles Carroll, John Pride, Greg Scott and Lauri Cox, agents with New York Life, have been named to the company’s Quality Level of Kansas Council Agents 2013.

Law

Ron Campbell, Charles Cole Jr., Linda Constable, J. Eric Engstrom, John Gerdes, Thomas Kitch, Thomas Lasater, Kent Meyerhoff, Charles Millsap and Stephen Robison, attorneys with the law firm of Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson & Kitch, have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2014.

Jim Goering, Douglas Hanisch, Wyatt Hoch, Christopher Hurst, Jeffery Jordan, Stephen Kerwick, Eric Kuhn, Jason Lacey, Amy Lemley and William Matthews, attorneys with the law firm of Foulston Siefkin, have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2014.

James Hernandez, Steven Day and Lee Woodard, attorneys with the law firm of Woodard, Hernandez, Roth & Day, have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2014.

Jack Marvin, a partner in the law firm of Stinson Morrison Hecker, has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America.

Edward Robinson, an attorney with the law firm of Joseph, Hollander & Craft, has been appointed by the president of the Kansas Association of Justice as chairman of the board of editors for the Journal of the Kansas Association for Justice.

Organizations

The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors has announced its newest members. They include: Debra Caffrey, Nationwide; Larry Crites, United American Insurance; Tressa Rainger, New York Life; and Gregory Stahl, AXA Advisors.

The Civitan Club of Wichita has named its officers for 2013-2014. They are: Bill Ester, president; John Rodda, president-elect; Janet Elliott, secretary; Harold Connell, treasurer; Larry White, sergeant-at-arms; Alan Lindal, director and chaplain; and Dianne Coleman, director.

The following are the Wichita District Dental Society officers for 2013-2014: Roy Cole, president; Eric Farmer, president-elect; Ted Mason, vice president; and Marq Sams, secretary-treasurer. Suman Gorantla, Michael Johnson, Matt Robertson, James Volker, Neil Bhargava and Maya Nunley are directors; Kevin Christensen, Roy Cole, Adam Lukens are delegates to the Kansas Dental Association; and Ken Dillehay, Eric Farmer, Jonas Lichty and John Torres are alternate delegates to the Kansas Dental Association.

Services

Laurie Gregory has joined St. Francis Community Services as development officer. Gregory will be responsible for coordinating fundraising activities and events in the Sedgwick County, Tulsa and Oklahoma City regions.

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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