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April 22, 2013

Business Briefs

Palen, Prestige Midwest recognized

OTTUMWA — Melissa Palen of Ottumwa, a sales associate/representative with Coldwell Banker Prestige Midwest Realtors in Ottumwa, has earned membership in the company’s International Diamond Society.

This is a level achieved by only the top 9 percent of all sales associates/representatives worldwide in the Coldwell Banker system. Palen has been with the company for two years.

Meanwhile, the Ottumwa office of Coldwell Banker Prestige Midwest Realtors has been named a Coldwell Banker Premier Office, the highest honor given to Coldwell Banker offices.

Coldwell Banker Prestige Midwest Realtors is ranked No. 16 out of 808 offices of similar size throughout North America in the small office category.

Paris resigns as hospital CEO

ALBIA — Monroe County Hospital CEO Greg Paris has submitted his resignation following 19 years of service.

The Monroe County Hospital Board of Trustees recently accepted Paris’ resignation.

“It is with a heavy heart that I accepted the resignation,” said Board of Trustees Chairman Marilee Scieszinski. “Greg is my friend, my mentor and an exemplary CEO. His work as a problem-solver and someone who truly cares about people made our successes a team effort.”

Paris has accepted a leadership position with Studer Group, which serves as a consultant to Monroe County Hospital. At Studer Group he will share his knowledge and experience on a national level as a consultant, working to improve the performance and access to quality care and services provided by rural hospitals. His last day will be May 15.

Former Mercy Medical Center administrator Sara Drobnich, who helped develop Mercy Health Network Central Iowa and managed a number of community hospitals, will serve as interim CEO beginning May 18.

‘Smart Investing’ series ends April 30

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Public Library will complete its “Smart investing at Your Library” program promoting investor education at 5:30 p.m. April 30 with a presentation by John H. Spitzer entitled “Managing Your Wealth.” This presentation is open to all in the community.

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