People You Should Know (Aug. 13)


Heather Newhouse has joined Associated Integrated Marketing as art director.


Tara Woods has been promoted to assistant vice president of administration at CornerBank.

Dana Killman has been promoted to assistant vice president of asset management at CornerBank.


Tim Austin, engineer and office manager of Kaw Valley Engineering’s Wichita office, has been named president of the National Society of Professional Engineers for the 2015-2016 term.

Health Care

Via Christi Clinic has announced the addition of three specialists to its medical staff: Ricky Lee, neurologist and epileptologist; Pedro Vivar Cruz, neurologist, and Kyle Rockers, dermatologist.


Devin Avery and Jeff Rich, insurance specialists with CornerBank Insurance Agency, have both participated in the 2016 Livestock Risk Protection training. Avery also attended Rural Community Insurance Services Crop Insurance training.

The Kansas General Office of New York Life Insurance has recognized the following staff members: Jarod Rucker, Rookie of the Month for July; Hans Larson, New Associate of the Month for July; Mark Keene, Associate of the Month for July; Richard Hoover, SRNYLIC of the Month for July, and Gary Myers, Agent of the Month for July.


Junior Achievement of Kansas has announced its 2015-2016 executive board: Jim Zimmerman, Capitol Federal, chair; Greg Umscheid, Westar Energy, past chair; Scott Uhl, Bartlett & West, secretary; Lisa Stubbs, Security Benefit, treasurer; Gary Newberry, AmeriPride Services, program chair; Bob Young, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, human resources chair; Brad Burnside, US Bank, audit committee chair; Noel Etzel, Jetz Service Co., board development chair; Kathy Davis, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, public relations committee chair; Dennis Spratt, Wealth Management Group of Kansas City, Lawrence Advisory Board Chair; Michele Hammann, Summers, Spencer & Company, P.A., Lawrence at-large member; Lori MacDonald, Adecco, Lawrence at-large member; Evan Wilson, Meritrust Credit Union, Wichita advisory board chair; Martha Linsner, Trust Company of Kansas, Wichita at-large member; Jennifer Bergman, Cox Communications, Wichita at-large member, and Jeff Emmot, Intrust Bank, Wichita at-large member.

Real Estate

Pat Basham has joined Realty Executives as a licensed real estate agent.

Kimberly Fowles has joined Slawson Companies as director, real estate legal.

Zur Johnson and Janel Scott have joined Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate as sales associates.


Robin Lies and Nathan Regan of Burnell’s Fine Jewelry & Design have each been awarded the Jewelers of America Certified Senior Management Professional designation.


Linda Shinogle, a Mary Kay independent sales director, has earned the use of a new Toyota Camry as a result of her business achievements.

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