People You Should Know (Aug. 2, 2018)


Dale Snell, financial advisor and managing partner with Prairie Hills Financial Group, received the Personal Financial Planning Standing Ovation award from the American Institute of CPAs.

BKD is adding the following personnel through its acquisition of a portion of the Grant Thornton audit and tax practice. Audit department: Jennifer Wold, partner; Megan Adams, director; Julia Dodson, director; Jenny Foster, senior associate; Amber Logan, associate; Emily Messick, associate; April Rayer, associate; CJ Smith, associate. Tax department: Brenda Benning, senior manager; Paige Parker, senior associate; Caroline Torres, associate. Operations: Jennifer Tice.


LK Architecture has announced the following: David Hoffman, senior vice president, has been named president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards for 2018-2019; Chris Carlson has become a licensed architect.


Executive AirShare has announced the following promotions and changes: Brian Jewell to vice president of training, compliance and strategy; Alex Franz to vice president of flight operations, director of operations FAR 119 and fuel purchaser; Ben Petersen to chief pilot; Case May to general manager of managed aircraft for Executive Flight Services; Len Durr to pilot.

The Kansas Aviation Museum has added four new members to its board of trustees: Alan Kennedy, Howerton + White; Brian Vanorsby, Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson, & Kitch; Jeffery Vaughn, Newman University; Col. Jason Knobbe, Kansas Air National Guard.


Brandy Doby has joined CrossFirst Bank as a private banking loan assistant.


Butler Community College has hired musician, educator, composer, and conductor Richard Nichols as dean of its Fine Arts & Communications division.


Ashley VanDeventer has joined The Trust Company of Kansas as a trust administrator.

Health Care

Jelinda Gose has returned to Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER to serve as its associate chief nursing officer.


LaTasha St. Arnault has been named executive director of Inter-Faith Ministries.


Kylie Kendall has joined Visit Wichita as convention services manager.

Real Estate

Joy Lake has joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty’s east office.