Dayton Daily News
The city of Moraine has appointed Don Buczek as Finance Director.
Mayor Elaine Allison said, “the City is excited that Mr. Buczek has agreed to join the City of Moraine team.”
Buczek served Assistant to the City Manager for the City of Bellbrook for the past nine years. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Dayton and is a member of IMPA-SCP.
“I appreciate the opportunity to work for the City of Moraine and am excited to join the City staff. Moraine has great leadership, and I look forward to being a part of the City’s mission of providing excellent services,” commented Buczek.
Roy Chew, Ph.D., president of Kettering Health Network since 2015, is retiring effective Feb. 15. “I am so thankful for the opportunity to have worked with Roy over the years,” says Fred Manchur, CEO of Kettering Health Network. “Roy’s innovative approach and passion for the very best clinical technology, married with a faith-based approach to caring for our community, exemplifies Kettering Health Network’s legacy of excellence in health care.”
Chew’s career with Kettering Health Network has included a broad range of roles and responsibilities. He joined Kettering Medical Center in 1976 where he served in various capacities, including clinical coordinator for the department of Respiratory Therapy, vice president of Human Resources and vice president of Professional Services for the non-nursing patient care and clinical departments.
In 1999, Chew was named president of Grandview and Southview medical centers following the hospitals’ merger with Kettering Medical Center. Under his leadership, Grandview and Southview climbed to the pinnacle of clinical quality, receiving numerous national quality awards. While at Grandview and Southview, Chew helped establish Montgomery County’s first Federally Qualified Health Center (Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton) and the Victor Cassano Health Center. He also helped establish Kettering Health Network’s first series of major primary care-based outpatient centers.
In 2009 Chew was appointed president of Kettering Medical Center. Under his leadership the hospital opened a Level II Trauma Center; transitioned to a Level III B Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to offer more advanced care to mothers and babies; initiated the plans for the Kettering Cancer Center; and was instrumental the development of the NeuroRehab and Balance Center.
For more information, visit www.ketteringhealth.org.
The Miami Valley Division of the American Heart Association has named Mikki Clancy, chief operating officer of Miami Valley Hospital, as the 2019 Go Red for Women chairperson.
Clancy, a resident of Springboro, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where she served as a commissioned officer for four years, Clancy has held numerous professional positions in business technology and information systems, joining Premier Health as a senior systems specialist in 1994. She was named system vice president and chief information officer in 2002 and chief operating officer of Miami Valley Hospital in 2013. In her current role, she leads the operations of the region’s only Level I trauma center.
“The Go Red for Women movement is important to me because I know women are at greater risk to develop heart disease,” Clancy said. “The American Heart Association’s mission of being a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives aligns perfectly with our mission at Premier Health. I look forward to leading this campaign and encourage everyone to join us in the fight against heart disease in women!”
The 2019 campaign culminates with the Go Red for Women Luncheon, to be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at the Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center. For tickets and more information, call 937-401-4868 or log on to DaytonGoRed.heart.org.
Elections are complete and the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce announced its newest Board of Trustees members today. Many of the companies and organizations represented are long standing community partners.
New members of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees are: Don Baker, Publisher, Dayton Business Journal; Doug Cleaves, Com. Banking Market Leader, PNC; Kevin Cozart, VP Operations, Messer Construction; Tom Cronin, Maintenance Dev. Coordinator, Dayton Freight Lines, Inc.; Jake Current, Chair, Generation Dayton; Eli Curtis, General Merchandise Manager, Kroger Co.; Jill Dietrich, CEO/Medical Center Director, Dayton VA Medical Center; Judy Dodge, Commissioner, Montgomery County; Cheryl Schrader, President, Wright State University, and Joey Williams, Market President, KeyBank.
These members will serve two year terms. The Chamber Board of Trustees consists of up to 50 community business leaders who carry out the business of the chamber according to its bylaws. The Board meets quarterly during the months of February, May, August and November.
Retiring from the Dayton Area Chamber Board at the end of 2018 are: Ron Arling, CFO, Nidec Minster Corporation; Mary Baldino, Chair, Generation Dayton; Ben Cutting, Formerly Taylor Communications; Michael Downing, Partner, LWC Incorporated; Dion Flannery, President, PSA Airlines, Inc.; Dan Foley, Commissioner, Montgomery County; Steve Johnson, President, Sinclair Community College, and Niels Winther, Chairman & Managing Partner, Think Patented.
The Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce thanks these members for their years of service. For more information, visit www.daytonchamber.org.
Gudorf Law Group, LLC recently announced the hiring of attorney Rachael A. Houck, J.D., to oversee its Elder Law Department.
An alumna of the Michael E. Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University, Houck spent nearly 15 years of practice in respected Columbus, Ohio law firms. A native of Centerville, Ohio and graduate of Alter High School and the University of Dayton, Houck is happy to be back in the Dayton area and close to family.
In addition to overseeing the Elder Law Department at Gudorf Law, Houck has been tasked with assisting Managing Attorney Ted Gudorf in expanding the firm’s Crisis Services Department, including broadening the department’s scope of services in Medicaid and nursing home related matters. Houck is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Gudorf Law Group has expanded in recent years with offices in Clayton, Troy and Centerville. It is the greater Dayton region’s only AV Rated boutique estate planning, tax advisory, and elder care law firm. Its staff now exceeds 15 employees, including five attorneys and five paralegals.
For more information go to www.DaytonEstatePlanningLaw.com or call 937898-5583.
Mark Landers, retired US Army Colonel, retired Senior Litigator for U.S. Air Force and 10-year Veterans Service Commissioner took over as Executive Director late summer 2018for Montgomery County Veterans Services. Landers plans to make Montgomery County Veterans Services the preferred stop for all veterans to obtain compensation, pension, and other benefits they have earned.
They are partnering with the VA, Area Agency on Aging, Alzheimer’s Association, Goodwill Industries, and other valued partners to address the issues involving today’s veterans. Their staff is motivated to perform the task assigned to them to “Connect the veteran to their benefits earned”.
Landers has been a lawyer and veteran for over 35 years. He received his Bachelors’ Degree in Business Management from Webster University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton. He is a practicing attorney in Ohio and well versed in legal affairs confronting veterans. He intends to use his legal expertise to make Montgomery County Veterans Service Commission the preferred location for seeking expertise by veterans throughout Montgomery County.
The real estate team of Baker, Cook & Stipp-Irongate Realtors, located at 2011 South Lakeman Drive in Bellbrook, has announced the recent addition of three team members: Carolyn Gudorf as a buyer’s agent, Cheri Poulter in administration and Ben Stipp as an agent.
With 50+ combined years of real estate experience, Baker, Cook and Stipp-Irongate is knowledgeable about residential sales, multi-family sales, builders and many other aspects of the real estate process.
Founded in 1975, Irongate, Inc. Realtors are Dayton’s hometown real estate experts and the most recognized name in the area. For more information, call 937848-0033 or visit www.IrongateRealtors.com.
Jenell Ross — president of Bob Ross Auto Group in Centerville — was appointed chair of the board of directors of the Cincinnati branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for 2019, the Federal Reserve reported recently.
Ross has been a director of the branch board since 2018.
Others were named to the branch body, as well. Rachid Abdallah, chair and chief executive of Jedson Engineering in Cincinnati, was also appointed a director of the branch.
Holly Wiedemann, president, AU Associates, Lexington, Ky., was appointed a director, and Tucker Ballinger, president and CEO, Forcht Bank, Lexington, Ky., was reappointed a director.
Last year, Ross was the 68th recipient of the President Club of Dayton’s 2018 Citizen Legion of Honor award.
The award, given every year since 1951, is the oldest and most continuous recognition of volunteer servant leadership in the Dayton region.
Ross is the second-generation leader of Bob Ross Auto Group. She took on that role in 1997.
Her father, the late Bob Ross, was one of the first minority auto dealers in the nation.
Ross has served on numerous area boards, including the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance; Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce; Dayton Development Coalition; Dayton/Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Central State University Foundation Board and many others.
Ty Sutton joined the Dayton Rotary Club on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Sutton is the President 7 CEO of The Victoria Theatre Association and a resident of Beavercreek.