The Finish Line Inc. promoted Glenn Lyon to president. Alan Cohen, CEO, will continue to be responsible for the overall direction and strategy of the company and Lyon, as president, will report to Cohen and be responsible for all operations of the company in addition to continuing his responsibilities as chief merchandising officer.
Lyon joined The Finish Line in September 2001 and has served as executive vice president and chief merchandise officer since then. Prior to joining The Finish Line, Lyon served as president and CEO of Indianapolis-based Paul Harris Stores Inc. from March 2000 to February 2001.
Steven Schneider was promoted to senior executive vice president and will retain his title and responsibilities as chief operating officer. He will report directly to Lyon and will be responsible for the operations of the company.
Kevin Wampler was named executive vice president - chief financial officer and will retain his title and responsibilities as assistant secretary. He will report directly to Schneider and will be responsible for all financial reporting, controls and investor relations.
Mary Keleher and Lindsay Hadley have become principals of Hetrick Communications. Keleher directs Hetrick's financial, human resources, information technology and office operations. Before joining the firm, she was controller for Raybourn Group International, director of financial affairs for the Indiana Health Care Association and accounting manager for the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association.
Hadley is an award-winning graphic designer and directs the agency's design work. She graduated cum laude from Franklin College with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a focus in advertising and public relations. She is currently working on a master's degree in graphic design from Savannah College of Art and Design.
Kimball International's board of directors appointed President James Thyen as CEO. Thyen succeeds Douglas Habig, who will remain active as chairman of the board.
Habig says the appointment is part of the company's long-term, strategic organizational plan. Habig will now focus on corporate governance and board relations issues, while Thyen will provide leadership to the company's global operations.
Thyen joined the company in 1966 and has served in various financial and executive capacities, including CFO. He has been a member of the company's board of directors since 1982 and has served as president since 1997.
Gregory Gorogiani joined Integrated communications company eGIX Inc. as director of agent development. Gorogiani brings more than 25 years experience within the telecommunications industry to his new position. He will serve as the liaison between the channel managers and the new agents for sales training, existing product training, new product introduction and training, trade show assistance and in-house employee training.
BORSHOFF JOHNSON MATTHEWS
Public relations and marketing communications firm Borshoff Johnson Matthews promoted Katherine Coble to the position of vice president.
Coble will provide client consultation and strategic planning to key accounts, supervise public relations staff and assist firm associates in their professional growth. Coble, who joined the firm in 2002, was previously an account director. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University. She also received a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Texas and a master of business administration degree from Amberton University, Texas.