•Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana has hired Tina Ro
y as assistant program director and children's advocate. She will be responsible for the coordination and planning of complementary care programs, as well as assisting families of children with cancer. She holds a master's of social work and has more than 12 years of experience in the field.
•Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management advisor Sheila Roesler McCampbell, CFP, CLU, ChFC, AEP, based in Fort Wayne, has access to a new statistical modeling tool, which enables her to analyze clients' retirement assets to optimize income in retirement. She holds a bachelor of business administration in finance from the University of Notre Dame. She has worked in financial services for more than 26 years.
•Big Brothers Big Sisters recently hosted its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner to honor the recipients of the agency's 2011 Volunteers of the Year awards. Winners were Big Sister of the Year: Alyssa Ivanson; Big Brother of the Year: Karl Frincke; Big Couple of the Year: Kevin and Sherri Bontrager; School Buddy of the Year: Buford Baker; 2011 Big of the Year for the State of Indiana: Angelique
Mayo who also celebrates five years of service. First Mentor of the Year: Noah Rider; 244 volunteers celebrated one year of service, and
McCampbell celebrates 30 years of service.
•Brock Grain Systems has named Mary Hunt controller. She is a certified public accountant with an undergraduate accounting degree from George Mason University, Fairfax, Va., and a master's degree in business administration from Purdue University, West Lafayette.
•Venture RV welcomes Jim Weiss as regional sales manager. He has 17 years of retail sales and management experience in the recreational vehicle industry. He will be responsible for sales of Venture RV products throughout the eastern United States.
•CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) has added Kara Papaik, Vanessa Sampson and Alison Penland to community services and Melanie Thelen in Head Start.
•Premier Realtors announces that Joyce Carroll is a sales associate for the Fort Wayne office. She specializes in first-time homebuyers, residential sales, investment and marketing properties in northeast Indiana.
•BRC Rubber & Plastics has hired Jim Heiges as purchasing agent.
•Indiana Tech Law School has hired its first four faculty members. andre douglas pond cummings is professor of law and associate dean for academic affairs. His numerous writings focus on race, gender, hip-hop culture, investor protection and corporate law. He will serve as the school's chief academic officer. He earned his bachelor's degree in sociology from Brigham Young University and his juris doctorate from Howard University. Victoria
Duke is an associate professor of law and teaches and researches in the tort law area. She earned her bachelor's degree in criminal justice from Southwest Texas State University and her juris doctorate from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Guadalupe Luna is a professor of law and an internationally recognized scholar whose areas of expertise include agricultural law, immigration law, landlord tenant law, property and voting rights. She has written more than 35 law review articles, book chapters and books including important entries in “The Encyclopedia of Latina/o Politics and Social Movement,” which was published by Oxford University Press. She earned her bachelor's degree and her juris doctorate from the University of Minnesota. Phebe Poydras is an assistant professor of law and associate dean for library affairs. She will be responsible for developing and maintaining the law school's 60,000-volume library collection. She has more than 11 years of law library experience. She received her bachelor's degree in political science from the University of New Orleans, her juris doctorate from the Southern University Law Center, and her master's of library and information sciences from Louisiana State University.
•Rothberg Logan & Warsco announces that Andrew L. Palmison, associate attorney, was recently admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court. He concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation and creditor's rights.
•Medtech College has appointed Janet Herman executive director. She will be responsible for leadership of day-to-day operations at the campus. She earned her bachelor's degree from Indiana State University.