Dru Bocek has joined First Midwest Bank as its reverse mortgage lender in Northwest Indiana.
Kim Odegard, managing broker of Redkey Realty Leader’s St. John office and team leader of The Kim Odegard Team recently received her Certified Residential Specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialist.
Jamie Juarez, of Chicago Title Insurance Co. in Valparaiso, was honored with the Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana Builders Choice Award.
Carrie Paradis has joined Decorating Den Interiors in St. John as a decorator.
Daniel F. Ford, of Valparaiso, has joined the Crown Point law firm of Austgen Kuiper & Associates, P.C., as an attorney.
Joyce Fabisiak has joined the LaPorte Savings Bank as senior vice president/chief accounting officer.
Kathleen Naughton-Sparks, of St. John, has joined the law offices of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. as a nurse attorney.
Renae Vania-Tomczak, of Munster, has joined Mental Health America of Lake County as executive director.
Scott R. DeCleene, Senior Division Executive Vice-President of Aldridge Insurance in Crown Point and South Bend, has recently earned the Fellow, Health Insurance Advanced Studies, or FHIAS, designation.
Danielle Sparavalo, of Scherervill,e has joined the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau in Lansing as the marketing manager.
Patricia Austgen, a financial adviser with Ameriprise Financial in Schererville, ranked in the top 25 percent of participating advisers who scored 96 percent or higher based on overall client satisfaction.
For the third year in a row John Kostecka and Dan Winchell, from Wesco Distribution Inc. are recipients of the company’s Directors Millionaire Club award. Kostecka also earned his third consecutive Sales Professional of the Year award.
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