People You Should Know (Oct. 5, 2017)


Ellen Decker has been promoted to manager in Allen, Gibbs & Houlik’s tax department.


The American Heart Association has announced its 2017-2018 Wichita Board of Directors: Dalrona Harrison, board chair; Brian Pate, president; Marc Milleson, leadership development chair; Linda Newman, chair-elect; Rishi Adhikari, Laura Fent, Vallerie Gleason, Casey Guber, Anthony Kruse, Scott Marko, C. Patrick McCoy, Greg Rasmussen, Debbie Reilly, Nichole Schaar, Wassim Shaheen, Justan Shinkle, board members; Pat Gearhart, affiliate board representative.

Tom Blythe has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Saint Francis Community Services.


The Civitan Club of Wichita during its 96th Awards and Installation Banquet announced the following awards: Harold Connell, Civitan of the Year; City Council member and Vice-Mayor Janet Miller, Citizen of the Year Award; Taco Pronto, 7333 W. Central, Outstanding Candy Box; Charlie Lawter, The Club Honor Key. Heartland District Governor, Bob Shell of Bartlesville, Okla., also installed the following officers for the 2017-18 Civitan Year: Rev. Bill Ester, president; Larry White, immediate past president; Colin Busey, president-elect; Janet Elliott, secretary; Harold Connell, treasurer; Kay Brannon, director; Chris Wahl, director; Lora Neal, sergeant-at-arms; Vicki Jamieson, chaplain.

Real Estate

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty has announced these changes: Randi Martin has joined the east location as a sales assistant; C. Linda Mason has completed the Real Estate Negotiation Expert certification program.

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