Monday, February 16, 2004

Business People

By Shirley Dees
The Cincinnati Enquirer

Promotions and new on the job

• Kelly Mulloy Myers, a lawyer with the law firm of Freking & Betz, has been named chair of the Cincinnati Bar Association's Young Lawyers Section for a one-year term. Myers received her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and earned a master's degree in labor and employment relations from University of Cincinnati.

• Pat O'Sullivan has been named Ohio sales director at Heidelberg Distributing Co.; Joe Noll, sales director, Cincinnati; and Brian Cunningham, sales manager, Cincinnati wine division.

• Marcella G. Trice has been named coordinator of Fund for Independent Schools of Cincinnati Inc. Scholar Relations.

• Simone Stolz has joined the Mental Health Association of the Cincinnati area as program director for Butler County.

• Eric W. Richardson has been named a partner in the Cincinnati office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. Richardson practices in litigation, including commercial, employment, product liability, construction and intellectual property matters. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Kentucky.

• The following have been appointed to the board of directors at the Society for Marketing Professional Services, Greater Cincinnati Chapter: president, Laurie Buckman, URS Corp.; president-elect, Russ Sanford, Equity; secretary, Allison Tepe-Guy, PFB Architects Inc.; treasurer, Jan Barnhorst, Neyer Properties; past president, Lisa Rowell, Infrastructure Services. Directors-at-Large: Jennifer Kunz, KZF Design Inc.; Jim Hahn, Foppe Technical Group; Sheri Buirley, CDS Associates; Steve Proffitt, Thelen Associates; Mike Westerfield, Westech; Bethany Rustic, Turner SPD; and Jim Wasserbauer, The Payne Firm.

• Leonard S. Thomas has joined the Executive Service Corps of Cincinnati as volunteer consultant.

The following have been appointed to the board of directors at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cincinnati for 2004: president, Roberto Peraza; first vice president, Alfonso Cornejo; second vice president, Anthony Muniz-Olan; treasurer, Ramon Rodriguez; at large, Ruben Contreras, Tony Buitrago, Andres Sanchez and Hector Flores.

• Albert Klosterman, inducted into the CAD/CAM Hall of Fame in 2000, has joined the board of directors at the International TechneGroup Inc. (ITI).

• Jeffrey S. Chapman has been appointed senior vice president at Fifth Third Bancorp. Chapman is responsible for managing the investment banking, institutional sales and fixed income trading units of Fifth Third Securities Inc. where he also serves on the board of directors. He is also responsible for the public funds banking unit. He joined Fifth Third in 1993 as part of the treasury division.


• The following U.S. Bankemployees have received the company's quarterly Pinnacle Award: Joe Albers, branch manager, Cold Spring; Patrick T. Harrigan, financial consultant, Covington; Chris R. Venhoff, branch manager, Taylor Mill Road, Covington; Derrick Smith, in-store district manager, Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky; Winfred Burns II, branch manager, Hamilton Ave.; Paul D. Carlin, small business banking team leader, Montgomery Road; Theresa J. Clifton, branch manager, Ludlow Ave.; Jennifer L. Lux, branch manager, Montgomery; Adam J. Schafernak, branch manager, Eastgate North Road; Richard A. Tope, branch manager, Delhi Road; Tina Marie Waddell, small business banking officer, Madison Road; Mark C. Burchett, branch manager, Florence; Carey C. King, branch manager, Cox Road, West Chester; and Barbara A. Suguitan, branch manager, Tylersville Road, West Chester.

• The Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors has named Saralou Durham of Re/Max Preferred Group, Realtor-of-the-Year/Sales.

• J.D. Power and Associates has awarded Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp. with the Highest Overall Satisfaction for First Time Home Buyers and First Time Home Sellers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms, for excellence in good will, broker relations and information services.

New businesses

• Susan Mendelsohn, clinical psychologist, author, professor and consultant, has opened a practice in the Rookwood Towers in Hyde Park.


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 or e-mail

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