Megan A. Kuc, of Merrillville, has recently been promoted to senior consultant in the energy division at Navigant Consulting in Chicago.
Ana B. Guzman, of Hobart, has joined St. Mary Medical Center's Women’s Diagnostic Center in Hobart and Valparaiso as breast cancer navigator.
Attorney Julie A. Stephens has opened Stephens Law Firm P.C. in St. John, where she will continue her practice of family law matters.
Steven Rizo and Jose Rizo, of Rizo Insurance in Highland, both have earned the Rizo Insurance LLC Commercial Business award for achieving more than $1 million each in new business for 2012.
Karen Vogelsang, senior financial adviser and registered principal with Vogelsang Asset Management in Valparaiso, has been awarded the Premier Advisor designation by Wells Fargo Advisors.
Porter Health Care System recently named EMS Office Manager Darcy Jackson as its 2013 Associate of the Year.
Ruth Zeldenrust of Chicago Heights, owner of Zeldenrust Farm Market, successfully completed a seminar on “Economics & the Marketplace” in Chicago as part of the 2014 Class of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program.
Citizens Financial Bank strengthens has appointed William Jochum to the newly created position of vice President, consumer lending.
Jamey Critchlow has joined the firm Zamudio Law Professionals in Griffith as an associate.
Timothy McKenna, an independent financial adviser at Harvest Financial Planning in Schererville, was recognized as a top financial adviser by LPL Financial and named to its Chairman’s Club.
Kevin Kieft of the Economic Development Corp. Michigan City, Indiana recently participated in leadership training, completing additional certification to aid area businesses in expansion, retention and re-location.
Eddie Robinson, Farmers Insurance agent in Crown Point, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University of Farmers training facility in Michigan.
Patricia Austgen, of Crown Point, became HR administrator/recruiting assistant at Staff Source.
LaPorte resident Louis W. Voelker III, of Eichhorn & Eichhorn LLP, was named Defense Lawyer of the Year for 2012 by Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana.