Central Illinois Business Magazine
ACHIEVEMENTS      August 2016
EDITOR'S NOTE: Have you been promoted? Has a colleague completed an intensive education program, or is one celebrating a well-earned retirement? Others in the business community will want to know it. Send milestone employment news and photos to cibm@news-gazette.com, or contact Jodi Heckel at 217-351-5695.

Re/Max Realty Associates welcome Jamison

Angie Jamison has joined the Bill Craig Team at Re/Max Realty Associates. A native to the CU area, Angie's career in real estate began as a legal assistant to one of CU’s leading real estate attorneys. In 2003 she became a licensed realtor, and in 2011 she became an Illinois Certified Assessing Officer.

Jamison has been married to CU native Rob Jamison since 1983, volunteers in a world-wide ministry work, and is an advocate for animal rescue as one of the Directors for Westie Rescue of Missouri, a not for profit organization that rehabilitates and re-homes West Highland White Terriers across Missouri and surrounding states.

Jamison specializes in residential home sales and feels there is a great home out there for everyone.

Steve Jones achieves circle of success recognition

Steve Jones , a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success “annual recognition program . Jones was honored for this achievement at the recent 2016 National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.  To earn this achievement, Jones established himself as one of the company’s top advisors achieving high levels in production , client service and client satisfaction. Only a select number of high-performing Ameriprise financial advisors earn this distinction. Jones office is located at 6 Dunlap Court, Savoy, IL  61874 .


Jared and Fournier to head performance division

Champaign Ford City is excited to announce the unveiling of their new performance division featuring “Roush Performance” custom builds, parts, and accessories at Champaign Ford City. Todd Barrowman , has been with the company since 1993, rising through the ranks from washing cars to sales management to managing the new performance division. He was bit by the muscle-car bug at an early age, helping his father refurbish and sell older cars. Jared Fournier is the lead tech in the Performance Division and has been with Champaign Ford City for over 14 years. Fournier has an extensive background in high-performance Mustangs.

Karagiorgos joins the Christie Clinic Team

Christie Clinic welcomes Nick Karagiorgos, MD to the Vein and Vascular Center located at 101 West University Avenue in Downtown Champaign. Karagiorgos received his medical degree from the University of Crete in Greece. He completed his vascular fellowship at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons.

To schedule an appointment Dr. Karagiorgos at the Vein and Vascular Center, please call 217-366-1270.

Fleshner, Ohlsson, Patrick, and McClusky-Gilbert's Commitment to Excellence

         Parkland College Business Training and Community Education is pleased to share the achievements of Amy Fleshner, Angie Patrick, Brooke Ohlsson and Jessie McClusky-Gilbert .  Each individual enhanced their personal and professional knowledge through the Learning Resource Network, the leading association in continuing education and lifelong learning.  Fleshner earned the certified program planner, Ohlsson is a certified contract trainer, Patrick is now a certified operations manager, and McClusky-Gilbert achieved the certified marketing planner credentials. Parkland College Business Training and Community Education is dedicated to providing opportunities to transform lives through personal and professional development, exhibited by our staff’s drive to continue their own education.

Christie Clinic announces physician of the year

Congratulations to Dr. Salman Sheikh , from the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, on receiving the 2016 Physician of the Year Award. Sheikh has been providing care to his patients in Christie Clinic’s Department of Pulmonary Medicine for more than ten years. As a physician in the Department of

Pulmonary Medicine, Dr.Sheikh specializes in sleep medicine and the treatment and care of patients suffering from diseases of the lungs and respiratory system such as emphysema, asthma, lung cancer, and pneumonia. For more information about Dr. Sheikh and Christie Clinic, visit www.christieclinic.com.


Paul joins Promise Healthcare

“Promise Healthcare is pleased to announce that Alina Paul, MD has joined our health center and is ready to see patients at Frances Nelson, 819 Bloomington Road, Champaign,” Nancy Greenwalt said, executive director. “Dr. Paul comes to Promise with nearly twenty years experience including seven years in St. Joseph, IL and is board

certified in family medicine.”

Paul said. “It takes just one impression to make a positive difference in a life. My goal is to be that difference.”

Paul will welcome patients from her practice in St. Joseph as well as serving health center patients of all ages.

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