Business and professional briefs Jan. 13, 2012

Business and professional briefs Jan. 13, 2012

New jobs

CompleteCare offers three pharmacists. Bruce Strike, Rick Ingram and Jo Lynne Clauson are pharmacists at the new CompleteCare Pharmacy that opened at 14 E. Washington St. in downtown Champaign.

Strike is the pharmacy manager. He has been a pharmacist and pharmacy supervisor in Champaign for nearly 30 years, most recently with the Christie Clinic pharmacies. He has certifications in medication therapy management, immunizations and diabetes education.

Ingram has 35 years of pharmacy experience in the area, having worked at Bongarts Pharmacy, St. Joseph Drug, Osco Drug, Christie Clinic and most recently Schnucks in Savoy. He has served on the local Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee of Coventry Health Plans of Illinois since 1999.

Clauson has nearly 30 years of experience with pharmacies and health clinics, including 15 years with Carle Rx Express in Urbana. She is certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and pharmacy-based immunizations.

Keller Williams adds Troxell. Jack Troxell has joined Keller Williams Realty as an agent with the Littlefield Team.

He spent most of his business career in banking and previously owned and operated Piccadilly Beverage Shops.

He serves on the board of directors of First Federal Savings Bank and its holding company, Great American Bancorp.

Attebury joins Foth. Michelle Attebury has joined the Champaign office of Foth Infrastructure & Environment as an administrative assistant.

She helps engineering staff with work product delivery and operational office support.

Attebury formerly worked at Adams Outdoor Advertising, Comcast and WCIA-TV.

Carle adds two. Carole Sue McNamara and Allison Krutul have joined Carle.

McNamara is a physician assistant in the orthopedics department at Carle — Champaign on Mattis. She has experience in primary care and in emergency and orthopedic medicine at Mount Graham Family Practice, Safford, Ariz.

Krutul is a psychologist in the psychology department at Carle — Champaign on Curtis.

She recently completed a fellowship in psychology at Kaiser Permanente South Bay Consortium, San Jose, Calif., after earning a doctorate in psychology through Argosy University from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago.

Spencer, Stalter staff FNB Mortgage Solutions. Damian Spencer has joined Fisher National Bank as vice president of mortgage lending at FNB Mortgage Solutions, Champaign.

He was previously a home mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Before that, he had served as assistant vice president at HSBC and senior loan officer at Cole Taylor Mortgage.

Joining him at FNB Mortgage Solutions is Tiffany Stalter, the assistant vice president. She graduated from the Midwest School for Community Bankers in 2002 and has been employed by Fisher National Bank since 1996.

Institute hires two. Josh Schwenk and Greg Evans have joined the staff of the Illinois Fire Service Institute, Champaign.

Schwenk is a business operations specialist. He is responsible for processing payroll and assisting with other business operations.

Evans is a fire support specialist. He helps with maintenance and management of firefighting props, buildings and equipment. He previously worked at G&D Integrated, Decatur, as a project manager.

Evans has 16 years of experience in firefighting operations, including a background in the technician and operations levels of hazardous materials.


Leonard chosen as board chair. Dr. James Leonard has been elected chair of the Illinois Hospital Association's Board of Trustees for 2013.

He has been a member of the board since 2007 and is co-chair of the Transforming Illinois Health Care Task Force.

Since 2000, Leonard has been president of the Carle Foundation, which includes the 345-bed Carle Foundation Hospital, 330-member Carle Physician Group and Health Alliance Medical Plans.

Three named shareholders. Rebecca E.P. Wade, Brooke A.M. Didier and Randall H. Green have become shareholders with the Champaign law firm of Meyer Capel.

Wade joined the firm as an associate in 2000. Her practice concentrates in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, estate and trust administration.

Didier became an associate with the firm in 2003. She concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration.

Green joined the firm as an associate in 2006. His practice concentrates in the areas of business and real estate.

Council elects board of directors. Kristie Hayes has been elected president of the Women's Business Council for 2013.

Other officers include: Cory Henkel, vice president; Penny Porter, secretary; and Ashlee Schoonover, treasurer.

Committee chairs include: Aimee Densmore, membership; Kelly Dennemann, scholarship; Emily Kizer, newsletter; Mary Crider, Web coordinator; Terry Goode, public relations; Shawna Cremeens, bylaws; and Tiffany DeSpain, service.

Young engineer receives two honors. Former Champaign resident Josh Greenfield has received the 2012 Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine "40 Under 40" Award.

The award is given to young professionals guiding the building and engineering industry and those who have worked on the some of the largest and most sustainable buildings in the world.

He was also named to ENR Midwest's "Top 20 Under 40" list, which recognizes young design and construction professionals in the Midwest.

Greenfield has been vice president and energy services manager with Primera Engineers, Chicago, since June 2002.

He is a 1998 graduate of Champaign Central High School and is the son of James and Margie Greenfield, Champaign.

Smith, Lopez serve on builders board. Martin K. Smith of Tile Specialists Inc., Champaign, was recently elected specialty contractor delegate for the Central Illinois Builders of AGC.

That association, which represents 114 general contractors, subcontractors and associated firms, is a chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America.

Jim Lopez of Broeren-Russo Construction Co., Champaign, will serve on the association's board of directors in 2013.

Teachers earn certification. Four Champaign teachers have been newly certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as National Board Certified Teachers.

They include Tina Cowsert of Carrie Busey School, Renee Hunt of Centennial High School, Lindsay Polarek of Central High School and Dana Lamkin, itinerant teacher for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Altogether, 48 teachers and school psychologists in the Champaign school district have earned the honor. Certification is valid for 10 years.

Recertified this year were Mary Malloy and Cynthia Helms, both of Centennial High School.


Berbaum cited for service. Kristy Berbaum was recently honored by the Illinois Fire Service Institute for 30 years of service to the University of Illinois, 26 of those years with the institute.

A program secretary, she oversees registrations for several firefighting programs.

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