Promotions and new Business people on the job


Steve Gammon and Matt Brauer have joined Sunesis Construction Co. in West Chester as project managers.

Sheila Gray has joined the Urban Learning Center in Covington as academic adviser.

Greg Fite has joined Pilot Lumber as an account representative focusing on new construction and major remodeling projects.

Fifth Third Bancorp downtown has promoted the employees to vice president: Paul Versic, senior manager, applications; Michael Shingleton, management reporting manager in business planning and analysis; Julie Herbert, senior trust officer; Tracy Hughes, affiliate and retail marketing manager; and Vineeta Jindal, manager of the Madeira banking center. Promoted to officer level are: Suzy Hacker, retail investment consultant; Michelle Mellett, executive recruiter for residential mortgage and consumer lending; Rajvalla Robinson, mortgage loan originator; and Mark Russell, mortgage loan officer.

Retired federal appeals Judge Nathaniel Jones has been named chief diversity and inclusion officer at the law firm of Blank Rome LLP downtown.

Jeff Leonard has been named central region leader for Buck Consultants in Walnut Hills. Leonard will continue to serve as office manager.

Jodi Fronczek has been promoted to director of group benefits and product development at the Dental Care Plus Group in Sharonville. Also promoted is Vicky Reed, to manager of account management.

Paige Leigh Ellerman, a lawyer at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP downtown, has been elected to the board of the Tri-State Association of Corporate Renewal.

The Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati has announced officers for 2007: David Wittekind, president; Andrea Lucke, vice president; Joseph Cristo, secretary/treasurer; Dan deStefano, chairman of the board; and Jeff Wieland, chairman, executive committee.

Andy Doesburg, vice president of sales and marketing at Thornton Landscape in Maineville, has been elected president of the Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati Associates Council for 2007.

Dawn Coulter has joined National College in Florence as admissions representative.

Perry Carroll has been appointed registrar at Gateway Community and Technical College in Covington.

Kathy Wolf has joined downtown public relations agency Wordsworth Communications as senior account supervisor.

Aaron Pember has been promoted to branch manager for the Union Centre branch of National City Bank.

Christopher Duke and Marc Davis have joined Sibcy Cline Realtors as realtors in the West Chester office. Ron Curry and Donna Gaffney join the Fairfield office as real estate sales associates, and Barbara Reilly joins the Florence office as a residential real estate specialist.

CTI Clinical Trial and Consulting Services in Blue Ash has several new employees: Racquel Henry and Katherine Recht join as clinical research associate I; Michael Montani joins as research associate; and Stephen Brown joins a research associate.

Nancy Pater has joined Grant Thornton LLP in Norwood as a business advisory services manager.