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Winsupply Inc., one of the largest distributors in the nation, announced the hiring of Grady Collins as chief financial officer (CFO), and the promotion of Jeff Dice to vice president of Shared Services.

In addition to the appointments of Collins and Dice, Roland Gordon, who was named president of Winsupply earlier this year and served as interim CFO, will add to his responsibilities working with the company’s Information Technology (IT) teams developing strategies and prioritizing IT projects.

Collins joins Winsupply from HA-International LLC (HAI), Westmont, Ill., a leading supplier of foundry products, where he served as chief financial officer, vice president of finance, and treasurer. He will be responsible for managing the company’s accounting, finance, tax, and risk management departments. He is a registered certified public accountant in the state of Ohio and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Ohio State University.

Dice’s position as vice president of Shared Services is a new role at Winsupply. “Most of our back office service departments will roll up under Jeff including accounts payable, credit, payroll and support among others,” Gordon said. He joined Winsupply as the president of Group Services - Dayton in 2004. In 2005, he moved to the corporate office as a financial analyst to work special projects and organize the internal audit functions. He became vice president of Electronic Data Integration in 2008. He was appointed chief financial officer of Winsupply’s wholly owned subsidiary Noland Company in 2011. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a certified public accountant.


Professor receives doctorate

Seth Hamman, professor of computer science at Cedarville University, received his doctorate in computer science from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), on Sept. 15. His dissertation focused heavily on cybersecurity.

“In terms of getting a Ph.D. with an emphasis in cybersecurity, AFIT is a great place to go,” said Hamman. “As a branch of the military, they have been investing in cybersecurity research and education for a long time, and have built a tremendous facility.” AFIT is the graduate-level equivalent of the Air Force Academy.

Hamman’s faculty position at Cedarville allowed him to involve students in research that he included in his dissertation.

Hamman’s degree bolsters Cedarville’s new computer science concentration in cybersecurity, which started this fall. His degree will also improve Cedarville’s chances of obtaining a cybersecurity education certification from the National Security Agency—the program’s ultimate goal.


New doctors joins area practices

Dr. Angela Long-Prentice has joined Vandalia Medical Center/Englewood Family Practice, coming from Northwest Dayton Physicians. Dr. Long-Prentice has over 25 years of treating patients in the Dayton community. She received her medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine and completed her residency at Good Samaritan Hospital.

Dr. Long-Prentice will be seeing patients at the Premier HealthNet practice, which is located at 55 Elva Court, in Vandalia. To schedule an appointment, call 937-208-7500.

Dr. Katherine Schmidt has joined Jamestown Family Medicine, a Premier HealthNet practice. Dr. Schmidt is a Xenia native and graduate of Carroll High School. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

As a resident physician, she served on the Root Cause Analysis Team, focusing on improving patient care and safety in the hospital setting. She has contributed to and conducted research in areas of obesity, dermatology and molecular microspectroscopy.

Dr. Schmidt will be seeing patients at Jamestown Family Medicine’s two locations, which include 4940 Cottonville Road, Suite 100, in Jamestown, and 193 South Progress Dr. in Xenia. To schedule an appointment at the Jamestown location, call 937-675-6830. To schedule an appointment at the Xenia location, call 937-372-7583.

Dr. Rosanne Danielson has joined Premier Gastroenterology Specialists. Dr. Danielson received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin Medical School. She completed her residency at Gundersen Lutheran in Lacrosse, Wisconsin, and did an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin.

Premier Gastroenterology Specialists is located at 3130 N. County Rd., Suite 109, Troy. The office is accepting new patients and can be contacted by calling 937-440-9292.

Dr. Brian Scott Jenks has joined Jamestown Family Medicine, a Premier HealthNet practice. Dr. Jenks received his medical degree from University of Pikeville – Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in osteopathic family medicine and manipulative treatment at Southern Ohio Medical Center.

Dr. Jenks grew up in the Jeffersonville and Washington Court House area where he most recently worked at a federally-qualified health center and patient-centered medical home at Fayette County Memorial Hospital. He is certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment.

Dr. Jenks will be seeing patients at Jamestown Family Medicine’s two locations, which include 4940 Cottonville Rd., Suite 100, in Jamestown, and 193 South Progress Dr. in Xenia. To schedule an appointment at the Jamestown location, call 937-675-6830. To schedule an appointment at the Xenia location, call 937-372-7583.


Millonig to speak at conferene

Michael J. Millonig of Michael Millonig, LLC will be a speaker at the International Business Week Conference in Barbados on Oct. 19, 2016, presenting the topic of Dynasty Trusts & Cryonics. This conference is attended by professionals in accounting, law and trust administration from around the world.

Millonig is an Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Specialist, Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation, CPA inactive status, VA Accredited Attorney, listed in the Ohio Super Lawyers Guide to the Best Lawyers in Ohio and has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer rating.


Three named to WYSO board

Public radio station WYSO 91.3FM has named three new members to its Community Resource Board:

Elizabeth Sandhu is a Miami Valley native and graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and the University of Dayton School of Law. Sandhu joined Sebaly Shillito + Dyer in 2015 as an associate in SS+D’s Corporate Department. She is a member of the Dayton Bar Association and the Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court. She has participated as a volunteer with the Greater Dayton Volunteer Lawyers Project and guest lectured at the University of Dayton School of Law.

Jeff Cox is a partner at Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. a complex business litigation boutique, with offices in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio. He is a member of the national Board of Directors of the Federal Litigation Section of the Federal Bar Association, and edits the Section’s newsletter, SideBAR. Along with United States Magistrate Judge Michael Newman, Jeff is Co-Moderator of the Greater Dayton Bench Bar Media Forum. Cox is Co-Chair of the 2016-2018 Campaigns for Equal Justice for a seven county area in west central Ohio.

Michelle Hayford came to the University of Dayton in Fall 2014 from Florida Gulf Coast University, where she served as Theatre Program Leader and Assistant Director of the Bower School of Music, Theatre & Visual Art. Dr. Hayford’s research interests include applied theatre, ethno-drama, performativity in everyday life and identity, gender, and embodied ways of knowing. She is committed to interdisciplinary inquiry and bringing theory into practice through performance. Her original creative scholarship combines her passions of creating live plays with utilizing the craft of theatre as a necessary response to community and civic engagement.

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