People You Should Know (Jan. 1)


Chris Macias has joined Citizens Bank of Kansas as a loan officer at the Winfield branch.

Southwest National Bank has announced the following promotions: Jamie Ranney, senior vice president and cashier; Shannon Poe, senior vice president, consumer lending operations; Courtney Hensley, vice president, consumer lending; Amy Branch, vice president, customer service; Olivia Becker, vice president, treasury management and John Lawrence, assistant vice president, consumer lending.

Health Care

Robert Smith, food and nutrition services director at Newton Medical Center, has been appointed to the Kansas Hospital Association Kansas Hospital Advisory Group.

Cheryl Bolton has been promoted to market director of oncology services and clinics at Wesley Medical Center. Bolton will continue to oversee Wesley’s five primary and specialty WesleyCare clinic locations.


Michael Selley and Cory Wilson have joined the Kansas General Office of New York Life Insurance Company as agents.


Mael Hernandez, president of Custom Cupboards, has been promoted to chief executive officer. He will also retain the role of president.

Lisa Becker has been named human resources manager at Custom Cupboards.

Mark Smalley has been named division manager of the final assembly and shipping departments at Custom Cupboards.

Mark Stukey has joined Custom Cupboards as the maintenance and facilities manager.


Barney Macari has been named general manager of manufacturing at Envision.

Mandy Fleming has joined Envision as development officer.

Deb Wetta has been named director of the vision rehabilitation clinic at Envision.


The Medical Society of Sedgwick County has announced its 2015 officers and board of directors. Officers are: Paul Huser, president; Estephan Zayat, president-elect; Maurice Duggins, secretary; Mary Boyce, treasurer; and past president, Donna Sweet. Board members include: John Flesher, Brooke Grizzell, Denis Knight, John Lohnes Jr., Thomas Moore, David Netherton, Yao-Ying Yang and Darrell Youngman.

Real Estate

Marion Jones, associate broker, and Terry Rowe, sales associate, have joined Weichert Realtors-Compass Point.

Sarah King has joined the west office of Berkshire Hathaway PenFed Realty as a sales associate.