Local business people on the move


Gerald P. Oliphant has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of TriHealth, the community partnership of Bethesda and Good Samaritan hospitals.

Formerly the chief operating officer of the Cleveland Clinic Health System's western region, Oliphant also served as vice president of business development with the system. He also held positions with MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, University Hospitals of Cleveland and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Career moves

Comair has promoted Melissa Johnson to chief information officer and vice president of information technology.

Fifth Third Bank has hired Beth Hehman, formerly of National City Investments, Provident Securities and Investments and the Edward D. Jones Investment Co., as a vice president and senior retail investment consultant. The bank also promoted vice president Kimberly Halbauer to commercial middle market team lead, and named Carrie Potter, Jason Schwartz and Todd Wartman officers of the bank.

Ohio Casualty Group has named Daniel P. Costello an assistant vice president in the firm's claim litigation management. Costello will work in the Fairfield-based company's Chicago office.

Marketing Research Services Inc. has added four staffers to its Cincinnati office: Jay Bigler, senior research analyst; Kate Muehlfeld and Jan Arthur, senior project directors; and ZoEtta Bullucks, coder.

Jennifer Hunter was recently named director of clinical services for the Northern Kentucky Health Department, a position she had held on an interim basis.

Public Radio Partners has announced that David Shackmann has been hired as corporate sales manager for Cincinnati Public Radio, home of 90.9 WGUC-FM and 91.7 WVXU-FM.

Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. has elected Tim Lysaght to managing director. Lysaght is a financial advisor and manager of the firm's Covington office.

Guy Moilliet has been named managing director of Ferromatik Milacron.

Danis Building Construction Co. has promoted Martin Mulhall to project executive responsible for several projects in both pre-construction and construction phases.

Robert M.M. Shaffer has been named a partner in the Cincinnati office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. Shaffer also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.

Robb Hedrick has joined The Creative Department as a programmer and Drew McKenzie as a brand leader.

Directions Research Inc. has promoted Kim Williams to research analyst and Jessica Dickey and Marjie Sick to associate project managers.


James M. Anderson, president and chief executive officer of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, has been reappointed chairman of the Cincinnati office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Anderson has served as a director and chairman of the board since 2005. Additionally, Daniel B. Cunningham, president and CEO of Hamilton-based Long-Stanton Manufacturing Co., was appointed a director.