Thursday, July 15, 2004

Business People

Promotions and new on the job

• Melissa Greenwell has been named branch manager for the West Chester Township branch at Peoples Community Bank. Greenwell has been with Peoples Community Bank for two years. She has five years of banking experience.

• Jessica Yerega has joined Emmis Books as an editor.

• Gary D. Brandenburg has been appointed home loan consultant for the Fort Mitchell office of Countrywide Home Loans Inc. Brandenburg will work with builders, real estate professionals and prospective home buyers to provide information on a variety of home financing options for both new and existing homes.

• David F. Jarosz has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing at PediaMed Pharmaceuticals Inc.

• Robert Faillo has joined Planes Inc. as chief financial officer. Faillo comes to Planes Inc. with great transportation industry experience, having spent more than 20 years in various financial management capacities with Midland Enterprises Inc.

• Tim Laake has been named senior project manager at Directions Research Inc., a full-service market research firm; Debbie Long has been named assistant controller; Michelle Weisman to production services specialist; Tish Grote and Erin Wittes have joined as research analysts; Amy Dresser has been named senior account executive; and Hannah Barnett joined as research assistant.

• Cathy Prewitt has been appointed a faculty member of RIVA Training Institute. Prewitt, co-owner of the local qualitative marketing research training firm, Cummins & Prewitt, will be conducting RIVA classes in focus group moderating and research held in Cincinnati at the Market Inquiry focus group facility. She worked as a researcher for 18 years at Procter & Gamble.

• Susan M. Vilardo has joined Clermont/Brown Literacy Council as executive director. Vilardo comes to this agency with a background in education, training, and developmental disabilities. She spent many years with not-for-profit agencies working as a sexuality and sex abuse prevention educator.


• Kammerer Sales Co., a Cincinnati rep agency that provides automation assembly and pad print decorating solutions, has received two awards. One is for outstanding sales growth from Robohand, a DeStaCo Industries Co. The other is for outstanding sales performance from ITW/Trans Tech.

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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