Monday, August 4, 2003

Making It

Promotions & New on the Job

Charlene Insco has joined Five Seasons Cincinnati in Symmes Township as director of catering. Insco has more than 12 years of experience in the food service industry. She is responsible for generating banquet and catering sales from Five Seasons members and the community at-large. She will also help plan banquet and wedding menus, and arrange wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, company meetings, seminars and other events of any size. She was director of catering at the Montgomery Inn in Cincinnati.

William J. Moran Jr., a partner in the law firm of Deters, Benzinger & LaVelle, P.S.C., has been appointed to the advisory board of the Catholic Inner City Schools Education Fund (CISE).

Todd Everett has joined Xavier University as senior associate director in financial aid; Greg Schaber and Jessica Yerega have joined as writers and editors; Lisa Brown has joined Xavier University as assistant director of residence life; and Roger Bosse has joined as graduate education coordinator in the graduate services and education departments.

Robert H. Herzog has joined the law firm of McKinney & Namei Co., LPA as a general practitioner currently working in the area of probate, wills and estate planning, and also in commercial litigation. Herzog graduated from Xavier University and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He is an entertainment host at Channel 64 and also emcees the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon for Channel 64.

Ashley Werthaiser has been appointed corporate marketing director at Wright Brothers Inc.

Hugh E. Wall III has been named a partner in the law firm of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP.

Emily K. Sandul has been appointed director of new business development at Intrinzic Marketing & Design. Sandul is responsible for strategic and tactical marketing planning, new business generation and account management. Prior to joining Intrinzic, she was a founding partner of Hyperdrive Interactive, an advertising agency specializing in interactive and one-to-one marketing solutions. Previously, she was a client executive at Eviciti, formerly Ethos Interactive, a web consulting and design firm.

Fifth Third Bank, Northern Kentucky has promoted the following people: Pam Shepherd, corporate treasury management, and Tracy Hughes, marketing, to assistant cashier; Diane Arrasmith, Independence Banking Center, and Abdul Muhammad, consumer lending, to assistant vice president; Ken McDonald, finance and operations, and Mike Hogue, investment advisors, to vice president.

Dolores Cease has been named director of marketing at Employers Resource Association.

Don A'Hearn has been named Midwest sales manager for BCI - Building Committee Inc.

John Concannon has joined the law firm of McCaslin, Imbus & McCaslin as Of Counsel. Concannon recently retired from Cincinnati Public Schools after serving as its general counsel for 16 years. He is a graduate of Xavier University and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Janet Klug has been elected president of the American Philatelic Society. Klug is the first woman to be elected president in the society's 117-year history.

Gina Brackett has been named vice president and director of human resources at First Financial Bank; Holly M. Hasselbeck to officer/manager of the bank's Oxford retail banking center; and Denise Flynn to commercial credit officer.

Warren Green has been named chief process engineer at Hixson, architecture/engineering/interiors.

Brent Sather has been named operations director of Hanscomb Faithful & Gould, Cincinnati office.

Katie Lallande has joined the Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati (ESCC) as a volunteer consultant.

• Michael O'Brien has joined ProScan Imaging as chief operating officer; Tim Poynter, director of growth and development; Fritz Geer, director of ProScan Imaging's Living Longer; Dr. Maureen Pelletier, former area gynecologist, has joined as women's health natural medicine specialist, ProScan Imaging's Living Longer; and Dr. Gerald T. Powers has joined the staff of both ProScan Reading Services and ProScan Women's Imaging as staff radiologist.

• Martin Buchanan has joined Gee Jeffery & Partners Advertising (GJP) as director of art for the Cincinnati office.

• Erik Yorke has joined Freedman, Gibson & White Inc., a strategic marketing communications agency as account manager of the public relations department.

• Karlheinz Bourdon has been appointed vice president, global injection molding at Milacron and Jim Moore has been named vice president, global blow molding.

• Debi Wyrick has been named vice president at Burke Inc.

• Paul M. Plattner has joined Grubb & Ellis/West Shell Commercial Inc. as senior vice president of the property services division. Plattner, a 23-year veteran of the Greater Cincinnati commercial real estate community, began his property management career as a director and vice president with West Shell Commercial from 1980-1991. His primary area of responsibility is new business development. Prior to re-joining Grubb & Ellis/West Shell Commercial, he was managing director for CB Richard Ellis' Cincinnati office. Before being named managing director in 2001, he had responsibility for the Cincinnati and Indianapolis asset services operations.


• Chris Hochscheid, franchisee of Transmission USA's Mr. Transmission, has received the Award of Excellence from Moran Industries, the franchisor of Mr. Transmission.

• Emily Delaney, Messer Construction Co., and Richard Butz, Champin/Haupt Architects, have received an Outstanding Mentor Award from the Cincinnati Chapter of the ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentoring Program.

• Kurt A. Philipps Jr., a partner in the law firm of Deters, Benzinger & LaVelle, has been awarded the 2003 Child Advocacy Award by the Children's Law Center of Covington.

• James J. McGraw Jr., partner with the law firm of Keating, Muething & Klekamp PLL, has received the Notre Dame Distinguished Alumni Award.

• Costume Gallery; C-Forward Inc.; Flottman Co. Inc.; Kohrs Lonnemann Heil Engineers, PSC; and Systems InSight Inc. have been selected as the 2003 Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Small Business Success Award winners.

• Northwestern Mutual Foundation has announced that Carol Boeckley, a financial representative, has been named an Outstanding Volunteer in Northwestern Mutual's national Community Service Award (CSA) program.


Phillip Brookshire, senior vice president of the industrial design division of Fisher Design, a 45-year-old product and package design firm, which earlier this year signed a 10-year lease to become the anchor tenant of the newly renovated Historic Ford Factory in Walnut Hills, has retired after a 44 year career as an industrial designer and entrepreneur.

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Have news of awards, retirements or company openings or relocations? Send information to Shirley Dees, Enquirer Business News, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202.

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