Monday, May 24, 2004

Business People

Promotions and new on the job

• Eileen D. Trimbach has joined URS as an architect with the health care and research/laboratory teams. Trimbach has 18 years of architectural experience. Health care and research lab clients for whom she has provided design support include St. Elizabeth Medical Center; Christ Hospital; University of Cincinnati Genome Research Institute and Procter & Gamble research facilities.

• The following have joined Comey & Shepherd Realtors as residential sales associates: Jim Dineen, Beverly Listermann, and Gayle Staiger, West Chester Township; and Ellen W. Boswell, Mariemont office. Lynn Rielly Chabris has joined the downtown office as an associate specializing in residential and investment sales.

• The following have joined Coldwell Banker West Shell as residential real estate specialists: Layne Mason, Florence; Kelly Niederhausen, Western Hills; Daniel McCalister, Northwest; Josephine Petrey, Wyoming; Brian Campbell and Raenna Roth, Milford; Patricia Baker, David Siebert and John Michael Porter, Northeast; Ionela Draghicescu and Jason Gloyd, Montgomery.

• Dr. James R. Leonard has joined Wellington Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine. Leonard will provide general orthopedic care for patients of all ages. He graduated from Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He has been an orthopedic surgeon in Greater Cincinnati and Texas since 1986.

• Ken Valentine and Kathy McNear have been named assistant vice presidents at Fifth Third Bank; and Tony Vastola, Lisa Lyman, and Keith Dershem have been named assistant cashiers.

• Dick Horton has joined Re/Max Results Plus as sales associate in the Mason office.

• Jim Molloy has joined Dean Houston Inc. as a senior graphic designer.

• Joseph W. Grote has joined A.M. Heister and Associates as an insurance sales consultant. Grote brings over a quarter century of business and marketing experience. A.M. Heister and Associates provides options in property and casualty insurance for families and business of all sizes.


• U.S. Rep. Rob Portman, R-Terrace Park, presented the Commerce Department's Export Achievement Certificate to the following companies: Overhoff Technology Corp. in Batavia, manufactures radiation testing equipment. Overhoff has received export counseling, export working capital, and other services from the Cincinnati U.S. Export Assistance Center. Wild Flavors Inc., in Erlanger, manufactures flavor, color and ingredients for the food and beverage industry. Wild Flavors received extensive help on export documentation, international shipping, and finding international partners from the Export Assistance Center.

• The Hamilton County Transportation Improvement District and Meisner & Associates/Land Vision have received awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects, Ohio Chapter (ASLA) for the work on the Eastern Corridor, a transportation study for the eastern Cincinnati region.

• Dianne Dunkelmann, William T. Robinson III, Yvonne C. Robertson and James F. Rogers will receive this year's Distinguished Service Citation Award at the National Conference for Community and Justice, Greater Cincinnati Region on Thursday at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Cincinnati.

• Brian L. Rogers and Ronald F. Troyan of Rogers & Troyan Advisory Group, LLC in Cincinnati, have earned membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.

• Cincinnati-based Engineering Excellence Inc. has been named the Mid-West/Great Lakes Region "Best Contractor to Work For" in a contest sponsored by the Airconditioning/Heating Refrigeration News, the national publication of the HVACR industry.

• John D. Luken, a lawyer with Dinsmore & Shohl, has received the Cincinnati Bar Association's Community Service Award.

New businesses

• H. David Wallace and Thomas L. Rouse have formed a law firm - Wallace & Rouse, LLC in Fort Wright.


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 or e-mail

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