Marketplace – June 11

Kevin Johnson, vice president and branch manager of Ruoff Home Mortgage, 1160 Washington St., was the top loan originator for May.

The top spot for each branch office is based on the amount of closed loans each month. Johnson has earned the spot multiple times.

Fort Wayne neurologist Dr. James C. Stevens is now the president-elect of the American Academy of Neurology, the world’s largest professional association of neurologists with 32,000 members.

Stevens, who is a practicing partner of the Fort Wayne Neurological Center in Indiana, was recently elected to the two-year term Stevens will succeed current president, Dr. Ralph L. Sacco once his two-year term is completed in April 2019.

Stevens has been a private practicing neurologist and specialist in sleep disorders medicine at the Fort Wayne Neurological Center for the past 29 years. He received his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He completed his neurology resident training at Indiana University, where he was a multi-year recipient of the Alexander Ross Award for outstanding neurologic research. He currently serves as a clinical professor of neurology for the Indiana University School of Medicine.

Stevens is the son of Dr. Gene and Jackie Stevens of Columbus, and was the valedictorian of Columbus North High School in 1975.

Dr. Malachi Henry, a Columbus North graduate, has returned to Columbus to build his chiropractic practice and is hosting a grand opening this week.

After high school, Henry attended Xavier University, studying natural science. He graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 2016 and has recently started his own practice.

Henry Chiropractic Center is at 2790 Brentwood Drive. The center will host a grand opening at 4 p.m. Wednesday before the 4:30 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony.

For more information: 812-375-4091.

A former IUPUC student has returned to the school as an employee.

Bailey Moss is working in the Office of Student Affairs as the coordinator of leadership and community service within the Office of Student Service. Her responsibilities will be tied to two categories — student involvement and volunteer coordinator.

She will work directly with campus clubs and organizations to facilitate progress through organizing and assisting with educational and inspirational events, such as the Annual Leadership Conference for students.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5633.