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   Vast Announces CISR
Elite Designations
MARQUETTE- Kyle Zorza, Personal Risk Manager and Cameron Leedle, Commercial Lines Account Manager, have successfully received the designation of Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) after the successful completion of five courses covering all areas of insurance risks and exposures, followed by exten- sive examinations.
Casey Holsworth, Commercial Lines Account Administrator, Christie White, Sales Leader, Chris Grigas, Commercial Lines Account Manager and Jane Wanberg, Commercial Lines Account Manager have successfully received the designation of CISR Elite after successfully completing nine courses and extensive examinations.
The CISR program is distinguished from other programs of its kind by an annual continuing education require- ment, which ensures that designees stay current on the important policy changes and trends within the indus- try.
They are commended for their dedi- cation to professionalism as evidenced by the completion of the CISR/CISR Elite designations and their commit- ment to continuing education.
Janell Larson
Janell Larson Named
New UPHS Director
UP Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Janell Larson as the UPHS Director, Marketing and Communications. Janell earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Central Michigan University where she studied market- ing and management and brings 21 years of experience in the marketing
field. She recently served as the Director of Marketing at UP Rehab Services since 2009.
In her role, Larson will oversee and support existing marketing and com- munication initiatives at Bell, Marquette, and Portage.
“I look forward to highlighting the innovation and best practices at UPHS while positioning the health system as a trusted health care provider in the community and across the UP,” she said.
Outside of marketing, Janell is very engaged in fitness and enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, mountain biking, skiing and snowshoeing. She’s also passionate about mentoring and leading others, coaching sports, teach- ing swing dance, and traveling with her family.
Marquette ReStore
Selected Top In The State
Marquette – Marquette County Habitat for Humanity ReStore select- ed as top ReStore in the State of Michigan. Announced at the annual Affiliates In Motion conference held this year in Lansing, Michigan, Bob Howe, Marquette County Habitat for Humanity ReStore Manager, accepted the award for Top ReStore in Michigan for 2019.
The Top ReStore for Michigan Award was given to our very own Marquette County Habitat for Humanity Restore during the annual Habitat for Humanity Michigan Affiliate Conference. Bob Howe has been the manager of the ReStore for over 12 years. The ReStore employs nine individuals in a variety of positions. Local volunteers log nearly 100 hours a month. Everyone helps with bring- ing in, sorting, cleaning, displaying, and selling the donations. The ReStore keeps approximately 400,000 pounds of debris out of our local land- fills per year. We are so proud of everything the ReStore does for our community.
If you are interested in being part of the mission of Marquette County Habitat for Humanity, please contact us at 906-228-3578. More informa- tion can be found at
SNBT Promotes Beyer
Julie Beyer has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Officer at the Stephenson National Bank & Trust (SNBT). She is currently responsible for performing loan reviews to ensure proper credit information, documen- tation, and compliance to bank lend- ing policy and government regula- tions, assisting with impaired loan analysis and reporting, and preparing government required bank reports.
“Julie is a devoted and passionate employee, which makes her a signifi- cant asset to not only the Risk Management Department, but to SNBT as a whole,” stated Brooke Frehse, SNBT Vice President and Risk Management Officer. “This promo- tion is well deserved for Julie and we are excited to be able to continue to grow with such a valuable team mem- ber,” she concluded.
Beyer currently resides in the Town of Peshtigo with her husband and has three grown children.
Jamie Gollakner
Gollakner Promoted
MARQUETTE- Honor Credit Union recently announced the inter- nal promotion of Jamie Gollakner.
Formerly the manager of Honor s Member Center in Gwinn, Gollakner recently accepted the role of commu- nity assistant vice president for the banks Northern Michigan region.
As CAVP, Gollakner will be responsi- ble for building Honor s consumer and commercial relationships, focus- ing on the growth potential in his communities, and building business partnerships.
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