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Tim Ellis has been promoted to senior manager in Allen, Gibbs & Houlik’s tax department.


Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., has announced that Jim Ziegler, is transitioning from president and CEO to vice chairman. Ralph Kunz, vice president and general manager of subsidiaries Summit Aviation and TruAtlantic Manufacturing, has been named to the new position of chief operating officer to oversee all Greenwich AeroGroup companies.


Equity Bank has announced these new hires to its corporate offices: Mark Taylor as vice president and human resources manager; Matt Brewer as the bank’s first vice president and training manager; Tim Kerr as vice president of Special Assets.

Shawn Riley has joined Citizens Bank of Kansas as branch president and commercial lender at the west Wichita branch.

Health Care

Deana Haynes has been named senior director of Home Care Operations for Via Christi Health.


Dan Monnat, of Monnat & Spurrier, Chartered, has been named by Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense 2017 as one of the world’s leading business crime defense attorneys for corporations and individuals.


Bethany (Griffis) Tullis, Goddard High School 2011 graduate, has been named the 2017 Wichita’s Finest Honored Hero for the Wichita area chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.


The Wesley E. Brown American Inn of Court has announced its 2017-2018 officers: Kelly Rundell, Hite, Fanning & Honeyman, president; Hon. Ken Gale, U.S. Magistrate, president-elect; Michelle Moe Witte, Joseph, Hollander & Craft, secretary; John Johnson, Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy, treasurer.

Meredith Olson, of Koch Companies, has been elected to serve on the Sedgwick County Technical Education and Training Authority Board, the authority governing board of Wichita Area Technical College.

Sean Robinson will join the Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce as director of government relations.

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