Monday, October 6, 2003

Making it

By Shirley Dees
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Promotions and new on the job

Jana Sturgeon has joined Fifth Third Bank, Northern Kentucky as private banking relationship manager of the investment advisers department. Sturgeon has 20 years of professional experience in sales, management and marketing. Before joining Fifth Third, she owned her own business and was vice president of sales and marketing for an administrative consulting company.

• Joining Sibcy Cline Realtors as real estate sales associates: Loraine D'Angelo, Blue Ash; Sandra K. Winter, Fort Mitchell; A.J. Patterson, Kenwood; Tammy Arsenault and David R. Freson, West Chester Township; Kathy Rodenberg and Jackie Schussler, Eastgate; Pete Reany, Anderson Township; Marlane Hoffman, Fairfield; and Jim Byrd, Lakota Beckett. Joining as residential real estate specialists: Pamela S. Ward, Western Hills, and Vicky Vince, Campbell County.

• Sanford Jones has been named market manager at RGT Management Inc. in the Cincinnati metropolitan market.

• Tim Meyer, president of Meyer Capital Management, an investment advisory firm in Anderson Township, has been appointed vice president of investments for the Wyoming School Foundation. His term will last for two years.

John Meier has joined Integrated Fund Services Inc., a member of Western & Southern Financial Group, as client services director.

• Named assistant vice presidents at Fifth Third Bankwere: Brian K. Lidington, Janice Baughman and John W. Turner. Named assistant cashiers: Stephen J. Vegh Kim Knipp and Ted Brooks.

James F. Orr, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Convergys Corp. will serve as the 55th general chairman for Fine Arts Fund campaign in 2004.

• Dr. Lori Shutter, a neuro-intensivist/neurotrauma specialist, has joined the Mayfield Clinic & Spine Institute in Cincinnati.

• Angel Spyrou has joined Wordsworth Communications, a full-service marketing communications and public relations agency, as senior account executive. Spyrou has more than six years of experience in event planning, public relations and marketing.

Rick Burkhardt has been appointed regional account manager for Curtis Inc.

Jon Herbert has been named director of account management at Pavone Fite Fulwiler.

Ron Bates has been named head of the Cincinnati office of Scudder Private Investment Counsel. In the newly created position of Cincinnati office director, Bates' investment-advisory role has been expanded to include oversight of new business development and relationship management throughout the Cincinnati area.

Emilie Hanson has joined Justice & Young Public Relations as account coordinator.

Joseph T. Gorman has joined the Camp Washington Community Board Inc. as community organizer.

Lee Tyer has joined BHDP Architecture as interior designer.

Diane Dougherty has joined Metaphor Studio as Web production specialist.

• Melissa Castle has joined Ultimate Staffing Services as sales executive for the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky market.

• Nestor Melnyk has been named senior associate and senior project manager for MSA (Michael Schuster Associates Inc.), a Cincinnati-based design firm. Melnyk has been with the company since 1995.


• Willow Creative Group, a marketing communications firm in Cincinnati, has received the Award of Excellence in the direct mail professional print/self-mailer category by the 17th Annual Rx Club Show.


Charles R. Goettsch has announced his retirement as chief executive officer of Goettsch International Inc. As part of a corporate succession plan, company ownership will now transfer to his brother, company president Eric J. Goettsch.

Are you making it?

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

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