Business and professional briefs June 23, 2013

Business and professional briefs June 23, 2013

New jobs

New state soil scientist chosen. Ron Collman has been selected as the new state soil scientist by the Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service.

He joins the service's state office in Champaign, where he will review the collection of soils and related data and coordinate the development of maps, among other things.

Hulten joins foundation. Pam Hulten has been named director of annual funds and corporate relations at the Carle Development Foundation.

She will be responsible for growing Carle's base of charitable support and managing Carle's donor support program and employee giving campaigns.

Hulten was previously director of resource development for the United Way of Champaign County, as well as income development manager and Relay for Life business manager for the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society.

Pixo adds Schreiber. Dan Schreiber has joined Pixo, Urbana, as traffic manager.

Schreiber had experience in project management at Spyglass and executive management at SourceGear. He is returning to software after being a stay-at-home dad for six years.


Palmer selected as chair. Champaign attorney Mark C. Palmer has been selected to chair the 6th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee of the Public Interest Law Initiative, a statewide organization addressing legal services for those in need.

The committee is exploring possible pro bono projects that may involve Champaign area attorneys and law students.

Palmer is an attorney in the Evans, Froehlich, Beth & Chamley law firm in Champaign.

Hall reappointed to section council. Guy C. Hall has been reappointed to the Illinois State Bar Association's Health Care Section Council.

That group provides legal education and guidance regarding health law matters and evaluates proposed legislation.

Hall, a partner in the Robbins Schwartz law firm, concentrates his practice in business, health care, local government law and real estate.

Hunt receives designation. Kevin Hunt recently completed and received the Fraternal Insurance Counselor designation.

He is owner of the Hunt's Insurance Practice of the Knight of Columbus. That practice is in Rantoul, with Hunt covering both the Rantoul and Danville councils.

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