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First National Bank & Trust names Olesen VP, mortgage services Featured

8:00pm EDT May 23, 2006

First National Bank & Trust appointed Robert "Bob" Olesen vice president of mortgage services. In this new role, Olesen is responsible for overseeing a department that manages construction-to-permanent loans, lot loans, interim real estate financing, purchases or refinances, and both jumbo and super jumbo loans in the central Indiana market.

“We are pleased to have Bob as our new mortgage services vice president,” said John Loeber, executive vice president at First National Bank & Trust. “Bob’s broad range of expertise allows us to continue to expand our growing portfolio of high-end mortgage clients.”

Olesen has more than 30 years of experience in mortgage, financing and credit services. Most recently, he owned and operated a mortgage company designed to assist the mortgage needs of his clients in the Indianapolis metro area. He also has an extensive resume, which includes stints with Carmel Financial Corp., Mercedes Benz Credit Corp. and Citicorp.

First National Bank & Trust is one of Indiana’s largest privately held banks. Headquartered in Kokomo, Indiana, First National Bank & Trust has nearly $1.5 billion in assets and 27 full-service banking offices located throughout central Indiana.

Anne Cooke was appointed vice president and general manager of National Medicare Part D for WellPoint Inc. In this role, Cooke is responsible for the management and operations of Medicare Part D enterprisewide, overseeing the continued development and expansion of Medicare Part D product and service capabilities for senior customers.

Cooke most recently was vice president of Southeast operations for WellPoint in Virginia. Prior to that, she was responsible for building and leading an enterprisewide consultancy focused on improving the processes and performance of WellPoint and its Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. Before joining WellPoint in 2001, Cooke held a number of executive-level positions across a variety of industries.

Also at WellPoint, David C. Colby, WellPoint’s executive vice president and CFO, was named the best CFO in America for the managed care sector by Institutional Investor magazine. This is the magazine’s third annual ranking of CFOs.

Colby ranked highest in the managed care sector from a survey of nearly 1,400 portfolio managers and sell-side equity analysts representing more than 400 firms who were asked to identify the most noteworthy financial executives in America.

Terry Ozan
was elected a director of the board of Cohesant Technologies Inc., increasing the size of the board of directors to six. Ozan has extensive governance and operational experience as a retired chief executive of Ernst & Young’s Worldwide Consulting Services.

Nate Peterman
was named client executive for commercial lines for Hylant Group’s Bloomington office. Peterman previously worked in financial services at Old National Bank, where he served as financial services consultant and retail center supervisor. Peterman holds a degree in finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Rich Pilnik
was named group vice president and chief marketing officer for Eli Lilly and Co. Pilnik has served as president of the company’s European operations since 2001.

In his new role, Pilnik oversees the company’s global strategy for sales and marketing, and also assumes responsibility for global pricing, health outcomes, marketing and sales training, marketing compliance and new product planning. He reports to John C. Lechleiter, Lilly’s president and chief operating officer, and joins the company’s operations committee.

Pilnik joined Lilly in 1983 and has held several key management positions over the past two decades. He holds an economics degree from Duke University and an MBA from Northwestern University.

Marlin Boothby
was named small business advocate for Rainmakers. In this newly established volunteer role, Boothby, corporate contracts administrator and government liaison for AdminaStar Federal Inc., is responsible for creating opportunities for Rainmakers’ members to gain access to some of Indy’s largest companies.

Rainmakers is a business-to-business professional networking organization committed to helping individuals meet, learn and grow. Boothby’s future plans include a business summit to teach small business owners how to approach, solicit and complete RFPs and other purchasing requirements.

Michael Hertel
was named executive director of the St. Francis Heart Center. He has served as the St. Francis Heart Center’s director of business development since joining the hospital in 2003. Previously, Hertel was director of business development for the Indiana Heart Institute at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis.