Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana Chief Executive Officer Donald P. Fesko announces the appointment of Leo Correa, MBA, to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, effective February 13, 2017. St. Catherine Hospital is a member of Community Healthcare System along with Community Hospital in Munster and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart. Correa succeeds Jo Ann Birdzell, who served as CEO for the past 19 years.
East Chicago native Bill Bach has spent around 37 years in the grocery business. Now a store director at the Strack & Van Til in Munster, Bach attributes his lengthy career in the industry to a love for service.
When Angela Wronko first started working at Sand Creek Country Club, she was behind the scenes in the accounting department. Now, as the Catering Sales Manager of the Food and Beverage Department, people walk by her office, popping in to say ‘Hi’ and asking what fun event is coming up at the country club.
Adam Ruckman is a Hebron native and full-time student at the Hammond Campus of Purdue University Northwest. In addition to attending school, Adam interns for the Hammond Branch of REGIONAL Federal Credit Union to gain hands-on experience for his future career.
Born and raised in Northwest Indiana, Lauren Piazza grew up surrounded by the mortgage and real estate industry, so it comes as no surprise to see her living her dream as a broker with Realty Executives Premier in Valparaiso.
Lori Kuykendall, the community outreach specialist for Marram Health Center, grew up and still resides in Gary where she attended Theodore Roosevelt High School. Lori then continued her education at Indiana State University in Terre Haute where she earned a degree in Psychology.
Kathie DeRuiter, Executive Vice President, Senior Operations Officer of Horizon Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Kosik to Vice President, Senior Digital Banking Officer. In this new role, Kosik will lead the Bank’s initiative of leveraging technology to provide best-in-class service and solutions to Horizon’s customers. Kosik will continue to play a key role on the Bank’s acquisition team and additional strategic planning efforts.
Sometimes just trying something - even if you’re weary or afraid of it - may turn out to be something good and something you were truly meant to do.
Julie Scissom, a registered nurse who has served in the hospital outpatient surgery department for seven years and in its pediatrics and obstetrics units prior to that, is Franciscan Health Michigan City’s February Ambassador of the Month.