Monday, August 07, 2000

Promotions & new on the job

        • Larry Pyle has joined Steed Hammond Paul as project architect, Hamilton office. Mr. Pyle will be responsible for design development, preparation of construction drawings and specifications, code review and client communication. He has 21 years of architecture experience.

  Have news of promotions, awards, honors, retirements or company openings or relocations? Send information to Shirley Dees, Enquirer Business News, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202.
        • Michael Barnes Echegaray has been named senior brand consultant with Lipson Alport Glass & Associates; Natascha Muthmann-Grody, director of business innovation; Nan Horton, accounting associate; Kelly Corcoran, account coordinator; and Heather Caylor-Heyob, design co-op.

        • Named to the board of directors at New Perceptions Inc., a nonprofit United Way agency: Jack Kleier, former mayor of Edgewood and recently retired from Cincinnati Bell, and Lisa Moore, a lawyer with Paul J. Schachter & Associates. She is also a member of Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor.

        • Tony Agliata has joined Iacono Productions as animator in the business theater production company. Mr. Agliata will work with the graphics, video and new media departments on the integration of two and three-dimensional animations into Iacono's various business theater, video, film and new media projects. He has eight years of industry experience including positions with WKRC-TV (Channel 12) and WCET (Channel 48).

        • Caitlin Donovan Halsted has joined The Cincinnatian Hotel's concierge staff. Mrs. Halsted brings to the hotel almost 10 years of hotel experience. She has been a member of Les Clefs d'Or since Feb. 1999. She was with The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Mich.

        • Abe Hatem has joined LightTouch Vein & Laser Inc. as chief administrative officer, and Julie Crossley has been named vice president of inside sales.

        • William R. Hoeb Jr. has joined Cincinnati Museum Center as vice president of development and external affairs. Mr. Hoeb was senior development officer at Northern Kentucky University. He previously had a 35-year career at the former Cincinnati Milacron, where he began as a cooperative education student in the art and production department and worked his way to president of Media Services Inc.

        • Daniel J. Staley has been named a partner in the accounting and consulting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Staley will provide tax services in the firm's consumer and industrial products group. He will be responsible for client service management and directing his service team in providing value-added business advice and accounting services to the firm's manufacturing and retail clients in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton areas. He has 12 years of experience in public accounting.

        • Debbie Korcykoski has been named vice president, local media director at Empower MediaMarketing.

        • Christina Wisneski has been named accounting manager at Henkle Schueler and Associates. Ms. Wisneski was with Performance Site Management in Mason, where she was an internal systems compliance auditor and responsible for accounts payable. Her duties at Henkle Schueler include banking, financial reporting and assisting implementation of a new accounting system using new technology.

        • William W. Beible Jr. has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of NS Group Inc.; Thomas J. Depenbrock, vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer; Thomas L. Golatzki, vice president engineering, energy and materials; Richard A. Young, director of financial planning and assistant treasurer; Linda A. Pleiman, director of investor relations and corporate communications; and Lawrence H. Manion, controller of the company's welded tube making facility, Newport Steel Corp. Named new board members at NS Group Inc.: David A.B. Brown, president of the Windsor Group Inc.; George A. Helland, senior associate serving as the oil service industry expert at Cambridge Energy Research Associates; and Gary L. Kott, retired executive of Global Marine Inc., is a consultant in the areas of corporate strategy, financing, operations efficiency and organizational development.

        • Rick Parrish has joined World Inspection Network as WIN franchise strategic partner. Mr. Parrish will be conducting home and environmental inspection services in the Montgomery area for home sellers, homebuyers, real estate and lending professionals.

        • Vicente Del Valle has joined Triplefin Inc. as PC support technician. Mr. Del Valle is responsible for the support and administration of the company's network workstations and users. He had worked for Valiant IMC, a multimedia corporation in New York, as a support technician and help desk administrator.

        • Walter M. Ernst has joined Executive Jet Management as senior vice president of operations, and Richard Xifo has joined the company as vice president of operations.

        • John McKeough has been named corporate vice president of operations at Multi-Color Corp. Mr. McKeough will be responsible for all manufacturing and plant operations. He joined the company in July 1999 as plant manager of Scottsburg, Ind., label division. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with a bachelor's degree in business and received his master's degree from the University of Wisconsin.

        • Named assistant cashiers at Fifth Third Bank: Shawn T. Niehaus, J.R. Huber, Jill P. Guenther, Jeff Beach, Rhea D. Miller and Marjorie Homan. Named assistant vice presidents: Rachel Brooks, Steve Langguth and Jenny Zimmerman. Laura R. Mattern has been named trust officer.

        • John Damschroder has been named vice president of public relations for HSR Business to Business Inc., marketing communications division. Mr. Damschroder was originally hired as director of public relations earlier this year. Prior to joining the firm, he was most recently an account executive for the Resource Development Group, an economic development-consulting firm in Columbus.

        • Ray Lippert has been named vice president of business development at Jack Guttman Inc. dba Bakery Crafts. Mr. Lippert will be responsible for providing creative and development support for business objectives within Bakery Crafts' operations. He joined the company in 1985 and has held positions of increasing responsibility within the sales department. He most recently served as national sales manager.

        • David Drees has been named chief executive officer of The Drees Co.; Mike Rubery, president of the Southern region; and Terry Sievers, president of the Midwest region.

        • Tony Reynaldo has joined DeanHouston Inc., advertising agency, as designer.

        • Susan McKee has been named account executive for Southeast Ohio with Outsource Management Group LLC.

        • Barbara Bergman has been appointed director of software development with Photonics Graphics, a Cincinnati-based multimedia design studio. Ms. Bergman is a veteran educator and Xavier University graduate and has more than 20 years of hands-on classroom experience at McNicholas High School and St. Mary Grade School. Her first project will be expanding OPTimum software, a family of innovative CD-ROMS that help students prepare for state proficiency tests, into Illinois and New Jersey.

        • Timothy S. Moller has been named the new chief financial officer of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati. Mr. Moller will be responsible for the financial activities of the congregation and the facilities located on the Delhi Township Motherhouse campus, which includes the Motherhouse, Mother Margaret Hall nursing home and Bayley Place nursing home. For the past year, he has served as national director, clinical engineering, for Catholic Health Initiatives.

Awards & honors
        • Multi-Craft Litho, Inc. a commercial sheet-fed printer in Newport, received two awards for outstanding achievement in the 2000 Premier Print Awards, the graphic arts industry's largest worldwide printing competition held by the Printing Industries of America, graphic arts association.

        • Dr. James E. Lockey, director of occupational and environmental medicine at University of Cincinnati Medical Center, received a President's Award from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

        • Roger Loth, real estate auctioneer, was the winner of the multicolor, residential real estate advertising/brochure category at the National Auctioneers Association's annual convention for the advertising presentation of the historical Laurel Court Estate in College Hill, his home, which he sold at auction in 1999.


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