People You Should Know


Andi Willems has joined Allen, Gibbs and Houlik as a manager in firm’s assurance services department.

Darcee Datteri has joined Allen, Gibbs and Houlik as a senior organizational development consultant in the firm’s organizational development and family business services group.

Samuel Martin has joined Allen, Gibbs and Houlik as a senior associate with the firm’s assurance service team

Hilary Mannel has joined Allen, Gibbs and Houlik as an intern in the firm’s outsourcing servicing team.

Chad Cowan, a certified public accountant, has been promoted to senior tax manager at the the accounting firm of David E. Jabara, CPA.

Justin Dugan has joined K-Coe Isom as an associate. Kennedy and Coe and Matson and Isom merged forming K-Coe Isom January 2015.

Joel Davis has been promoted to senior staff accountant at Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball in McPherson.


Koell Collins, an account consultant at Midwest Single Source, has earned the designation of Masters of Advertising Speciality Information from the Advertising Speciality Institute.

Jacqueline Berger has joined Sullivan Higdon & Sink as a brand manager and will act as a liaison on the agency’s aviation, aerospace and defense team.

Adam Demaree has joined SHS as a business manager and is responsible for managing business and accounting operations for the aviation, aerospace and defense team.

Levi Kuhn has joined SHS as a project coordinator and is responsible making sure projects are completed on time and on budget.

Jason Linn has joined SHS as a motion designer and is responsible for video and motion graphic pieces.

Matt Walker has joined SHS as an associate designer on the Dovetail team.


Kevin Spurgeon has joined LK Architecture as a project manager.

Steve Francis and Lisa Shaffer have joined LK Architecture as job captains.

Robert Metoyer has joined LK Architecture as a project architect.


Cindy Hoover, vice president, 737 Max program, Spirit Aero Systems, will be among 130 women honored March 26 at an event in Washington, D.C., by the Manufacturing Institute. Hoover will receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award, which honors women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers in manufacturing.


Branden McLaughlin has joined Bank of America as a mortgage loan officer.

Ashley Norris has been named branch manager of CornerBank’s south branch in Winfield.

Wendy Riley has joined Intrust Bank as manager for small business lending.

Business Services

Jim Fly, owner of Alamo Dynamics, has joined the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce as its education and workforce development consultant, which is a part-time position, to advance the education and workforce development strategic priorities of the chamber.


Pam Cross and Rod Young have been elected to the board of directors of the Butler Community College Foundation.


Richard Campbell, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has received the Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor (APMA) designation from the College of Financial Planning.

Health Care

Laura Sharp, a licensed addiction counselor and therapist for outpatient alcohol and drug abuse treatment at Prairie View in Newton has achieved the qualifications for Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Work.


Michael Watkins has been appointed finish manager at Custom Cupboards.

Real Estate

Paul Bowan has joined Keller Williams Signature Partners.

Jerry Keeble and Laura Hadley have joined the east office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty as sales associates.

Melanie Jack, Bennington Place Apartments; Gloria Stone, Maple Gardens Apartments; and Jessica Alberts, River Walk Apartments have each earned the designation of Accredited Residential Manager from the Institute of Real Estate Management.