Monday, August 2, 2004

Business People

Promotions and new on the job

• Beth J. Freemal has joined the Cincinnati office of Thompson Hine LLP as an associate in the corporate transactions and securities practice group. Freemal received her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University. Before joining Thompson Hine, she worked at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw in Chicago.

• Julia Burke has joined Metaphor Studio as a graphic design intern.

• J. Michael Puglise has joined the Kenwood office of Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc., the brokerage subsidiary of Legg Mason Inc., as financial adviser.

• Ken Maglosky has been named membership sales representative at Five Seasons Country Club in Symmes Township. Maglosky will be responsible for generating new members for this full-service sports country club. He was a service sales representative for Cintas from 2002-2004, first in its Toledo operation and later in Cincinnati. He earned an associate's degree from the Pennsylvania School of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh.

• Joe Trusner and Kristopher Armstrong have joined Total Quality Logistics Inc., a third-party freight logistics company in Milford, as sales executive trainees.

• Kyle Ashcraft has joined PrintManagement LLC as digital press operator.

• Richard Duggan has been named vice president at Fifth Third Bank; Krista Watchorn to assistant vice president; and Kristel Herzog and Sarah Evers to assistant cashiers.

• Michael R. Oestreicher, a lawyer at Thompson Hine LLP, has been appointed to the Cincinnati State Technical and Community College board of trustees for a term ending Aug. 31, 2010. Oestreicher is a member of counsel in Thompson Hine's Cincinnati office and is the firm's corporate transactions and securities, intellectual property and international practice groups. He received his law degree from Boston University School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Miami University.

• Jordan Brough has joined LPK (Libby Perszyk Kathman) as designer; Ethan Mehas and Alexia Garza-Mappes joined as interns for creative services; and Jeff Hinkle has been named senior design director.

• Cindia Run has joined the Cincinnati office of BHDP Architecture as an architect.

• Corey Ann Donovan has joined the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP as a first-year associate in the Cincinnati office.

• Jake Linder has joined Xavier University as sports information assistant in the department of athletics; Brian Hicks joined as director for marketing; and Betty Kost, assistant registrar.

• Cynthia O. Booth has been named board chair of the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, assuming the two-year post from outgoing board chair, M. Denise Kuprionis. Booth is also president and chief executive officer of COBCO Enterprises, a privately held company operating four McDonald's franchises. Before starting her own business in 2000, she was one of the highest-ranking female executives at Firstar Bank, (now US Bank) where she held the position of senior vice president of community development.


• Darlene Lageman, RN, certified diabetes educator with the Northern Kentucky Health Department, has been named Medical Professional of the Year by the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Diabetes Association.

• The Munich Sister City Association of Greater Cincinnati, along with the Sister City Committees in Louisville and Indianapolis, has received the Innovation Award for Economic Development from Sister Cities International.

• Robin Arnsperger Selzer a doctoral admissions counselor at Union Institute & University, has received the Arthur Chickering Award established by the Adult Higher Education Alliance.

New businesses

• Colleen Meiman Hegge has opened a legal practice in the former law office of Boone County Circuit Court Judge Tony Frohlich, in the Bank of Kentucky building at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and U.S. 42 in Florence.

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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