Monday, July 26, 2004

Business people

Promotions and new on the job

• Dr. Marvin D. Almquist has joined Seven Hills Women's Health Center. Almquist is an OB/GYN and will practice out of the Fort Hamilton Hospital Complex, at 1010 Cereal Ave., and the Kings Mill office, at 1992 King Ave.

He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Dakota and earned a medical degree from Ohio State University.

He completed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital.

• Emilie Hoberland has been named senior accountant in the Cincinnati office at BKD LLP.

Hoberland provides corporate and pass-through entity taxation for financial institutions, and manufacturing and distribution companies as well as individual returns.

She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor's degree in accounting and finance, and received a master's degree from Indiana University-Purdue University.

• Alison N. Sackenheim has joined Dinsmore & Shohl LLP as an associate. Sackenheim will practice in the litigation department of the Cincinnati office.

She will focus her practice in the area of worker's compensation.

She earned a law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a bachelor's degree from Miami University.

• Paul Courtemanche has been named vice president of CoActive Marketing Group, Cincinnati division. Courtemanche was vice president and director for Northlich in Cincinnati. He will manage Co-Active's consumer packaged goods accounts as well as lead the division's marketing efforts. He has more than 25 years of marketing experience.

• Sam DeBonis has joined First Clermont Bank as commercial credit analyst. DeBonis was a credit analyst at Provident Bank. He is a graduate of Ohio University.


• Jaguar of Cincinnati salesmen Craig McAfee, Mike Steiner and Jeff Knollman were three of 33 Jaguar master sales consultants, out of a possible 1,400-1,500 in the nation, invited to participate in the 2003/2004 Sales Consultant Guild Competition. Craig McAfee and Mike Steiner were accepted as 2003 Master Guild Members. This honor was given to only 14 of the 33 salespeople who were invited to participate in the competition.

• Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has been named the best corporate law firm in Cincinnati for the second consecutive year by Corporate Board Member, a national magazine for directors of publicly traded companies.

New businesses

• There's a new and unique computer service company driving around town in a red Volkswagen Beatle with Nerds on Site decals all over it. Check out or (877) MY NERDS.

• R.O.Why! Marketing, a marketing-effectiveness firm that helps clients measure and improve their return on marketing investments has opened at 5101 Parkvalley Court, Cincinnati, 45239. Details can be found at or call Brian LeCount, principal, at (513) 389-0533 or


• Tapke Asset Management has moved its offices to the newly developed Wright's Summit Executive Center at 909 Wright's Summit Parkway, Suite 300, Fort Wright.

• Hukill Hazlett Harrington Insurance Agency Inc. has moved to 4601 Malsbary Road in Blue Ash.

• Jackson, Rolfes, Spurgeon & Co., Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors, is moving to the Milacron Building.

Effective Aug. 1, the new address is 2090 Florence Ave., Suite 201, Cincinnati, OH 45206-2448.


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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