Karen Grothouse (ECD'79)

Karen, CEO of Spherion in Lima, was asked by the Lima News to weigh in on pay rates.

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Kim Rieman (NSG'06)

Kim takes on additional leadership as director of Putnam County HomeCare & Hospice. She will continue to serve as Health Commissioner at the Putnam County Health Department.

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Deb Sidener (NSG'89)

Deb was the featured author of a series of articles in The Lima News about her adventures out West.

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Tammy Kill (NSG'03)

Tammy performed vocals as Mercy Health St. Rita's implemented music therapy in their lobby.

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Nathan Bayliff (CPN'02)

Nathan was named the Chief Technology Officer for the City of Lima.

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Robert Rowland (HTH'17)

Robert was named the winning chef at the Lima Harley-Davidson Battle of the Badges, Chili Cookoff.

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Tim Brunk (NSG'14)

Congratulations to Airman 1st Class,  Brunk, who recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, SanAntonio, Texas.

 

Jake Hines (CET'08) & Jessie Hubbell (CDT'06)

Erik Robey, Coordinator, Construction Engineering Technology attended OTEC 2019 and spent the day with some of our Rhodes State College alums! Jake Hines (CET'08) from Ohio Concrete and Jesse Hubbell (CDT'06) with Resource International, Inc.

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Chad Cupples (LAW'00)

Rhodes State College Supervisor of Public Safety & Security, Chad was one of 4 veterans interviewed on the latest episode of Boom XYZ — a Lima News podcast prior to Veteran's Day. Thank you for your service!

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Don Stratton (LAW'75)

Don, a retired Lima Police Inspector is still serving the community. He spoke about the 1970s Lima riots at the most recent Lima Exchange Club meeting.

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Melanie Kirchenbauer (OAO'11)

Melanie and Alisa McPheron are bringing back the Fat Cat with online meal offerings. Our alums are innovating in every industry!

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2019 Elected Alumni

Rhodes State College's mission statement says that we "improve communities." Well, yes we do. Check out all of our local alums who were elected to serve their communities
Andrew Caprella (FIN'90) - Harrod Village Council
Matthew Hager (MKT'91) - Lafayette Village Council
Melissa Marshall (ACC'99) - Auglaize Twp Fiscal Officer
Lisa Cogley (CPT'83) - Bath Twp Fiscal Officer
Kathy Keller (MGB'08) - Spencer Twp Fiscal Officer
Angie Basinger (DHY'94) - Pandora-Gilboa School Board
Stephanie Neal (ECD'92) - Perry School Board
M. Todd Spencer (BUS'13) - Waynesfield Goshen Schl Board James Smith (ACC'88) - Ft. Jennings Mayor
Rodney Luma (ACC'93) - Waynesfield Mayor

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Julie Jordan (ACC'97)

Julie was promoted to income principal with the Lima and Dublin offices of Rea & Associates.

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Brad Rostorfer (ACC'86)

Brad is the Treasurer for Delphos City Schools. His thoughts on their upcoming tax levy were in The Lima News.

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Jessie Roark (ACC'00) & Deveria Dake (ACC'87)

LACNIP gave Good Neighbor awards on 11/14 and alumna Deveria Dake (ACC'87), owner of the Trophy Center, won the Business Award, and Jessie Roark was one of those awarded the Outstanding Service Award!

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Jill Stokes Sreenan (SEC'88)

Jill and her husband John, who own Northwest Property Maintenance / Northwest Flooring Gallery​, recently opened a showroom at 630 W. Spring St. in Lima.

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Chief Joseph Kitchen (HTH'12)

Chief Kitchen was named the Rhodes State College Outstanding Alumni in 2013. Now, he is being inducted in the Bath Local Schools Hall of Fame.

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Brian Anderson (CEREMS)

Brian, the EMS and Trauma Services Injury Prevention Coordinator for St. Rita’s was quoted in The Lima News.

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Lina Martin (NSG'12)

Lina was recently inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

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Tina Bryant (RAD'93)

Tina is featured here, talking about one of the new 3D mammography imaging machines at Wilson Health in Sidney.

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Callie Basinger (LAW'11), Natalie Bartlett (ACC'12), and Josh Howbert (LAW'06)

The Allen County (OH) Sheriff's Office recently awarded "Of the Year" honors, and guess whose alumni were all over the place! Congrats to Callie Basinger (LAW'11) who was awarded Deputy Sheriff of the Year, Natalie Bartlett (ACC'12) who was awarded Communications Officer of the Year, and Josh Howbert (LAW'06) who was awarded Staff Officer of the Year, Law Enforcement Division.

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Randi Kohli (LAW'82)

Randi, with Lima Parks, Recreation & Forestry was awarded the 2019 Activate Allen County Advocate of Year award along with his other park rangers for their "Ride with the Rangers" initiative.

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Richard Kortokrax (MGT'82)

Richard, SVP and President of the Lima Market, Huntington National Bank was a corporate sponsor of the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce breakfast in early December.

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Lisa Rettig (HRM'04)

Lisa is featured in this video about the recent "Jollifacation" event held for Women in Business in conjunction with the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce.

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Konner Kranz (LAW'18)

Deputy Kranz shopped with 7 yr. old Aleana Adkins and spread some Christmas cheer during the annual FOP 'Cops and Kids' event. 

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Nicole Scott (MGT'12)

Nicole stopped by Hometown Stations' studio to update everyone on what's going on at the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce where she is VP and Director of Communications.

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Rachel Gilroy (LEG'94)

Rachel received an award from State Auditor, Keith Faber for accomplishing a "Clean Audit" for Allen County. Only 8% of audits receive this honor. Rachel is the Allen County Auditor.

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