Newsmakers: People On The Move


Charity Anderson has joined the mortgage team at Honor Bank. Based in the Grand Traverse County market, she is responsible for mortgage loan origination, business development and community outreach. She brings more than 15 years of expertise in real estate and financial services to her new position.

Rick Delaney has been appointed vice president and retirement plan services administrator for Chemical Bank Wealth Management’s north region. His responsibilities include managing and customizing employer-based retirement savings plans. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his role.

Stacy Hendrickson has joined Sagemark Consulting in Traverse City, affiliating her planning practice with the firm. She serves clients’ needs for retirement, estate and business succession planning, and related insurance and investment services.

Regina Jaeger has been named north region site manager of trust for Chemical Bank Wealth Management in Traverse City, responsible for the strategic coordination of client-centered resources and staff. Most recently Jaeger was vice president and personal trust officer, joining Chemical Bank in 2014 through the Northwestern Bank acquisition.


Bevin T. Clayton, D.O., has joined the staff of Munson Medical Center as a board-certified specialist in emergency medicine. Dr. Clayton practices with Northwestern MI Emergency Physicians at Munson.

Jennifer Strange has joined Traverse Health Clinic as behavioral health program manager. She previously served the Traverse area community as a law enforcement officer, probation residential services case manager and clinical therapist.

Jessi Wallington, owner of Free Rein Therapeutics in Traverse City, has completed her continuing education credits in the advanced level of neuromuscular therapy at the Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy. Her practice focuses on sports and medical massage, and she now offers advance treatment of pelvic tilt and torsion, TMJ, as well as eye fatigue and lazy or crossed eyes.


Chris Bott has joined Ollar Consulting, Ltd., an information technology consulting service in Traverse City. He brings more than 12 years of IT experience to the technical team, previously supporting the needs of small businesses and most recently working in the corporate IT arena.

Jessica Clark is the new director of user experience for web development company Swell Development. Swell is based in Grand Rapids and opened a Traverse City location in late 2015. Clark brings years of experience to her new role, with an emphasis on helping users better utilize a variety of software platforms and applications.


Jessica Carland is the new mobility and human resource manager for Benzie Bus. She has both field experience and education to support her role in developing better transportation services for the community. She also served on the Benzie Bus board of directors for two years.

Don Fedrigon, Jr., was recently honored as the #1 agent in the RE/MAX of Michigan region for the second year in a row. Fedrigon has 34 years of experience in the real estate industry, specializing in Torch Lake, Elk Lake, Grand Traverse Bay, residential properties and commercial. He is the owner/broker of REMAX of Elk Rapids.

Hanna Gengenbach has joined Salon Verve Organic Salon & Retailer in Traverse City. She has been a cosmetologist for more than five years.

Mariah Jackson of Sprint by BASIC PCS in Traverse City has been promoted to store manager. She has been with the company for 10 years. Her responsibilities include managing the daily operations of the new store location at Tom’s East Bay Plaza and overseeing her new team of employees.

Kaleigh James has joined Crooked Tree Arts Center as education and outreach director for its Traverse City location. Her responsibilities include planning art classes, the Summer Workshop Series, the annual Youth Art Show and directing the annual Outdoor Art Fair. James previously worked for Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Don Rigda, a funeral director with Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City, has received the designation of certified funeral service practitioner (CFSP) from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

Michele Shane, head of school at The Children’s House in Traverse City, has been elected board president of the Montessori Administrators Association (MAA). MAA is a group of U.S. Montessori school leaders who support administrators throughout the world. Shane, who began her Montessori teaching career in 1998, was named The Children’s House head of school in 2007.

Jason Sheets has joiedn the sales team at Team Bob’s in Traverse City. He focuses on HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and geothermal. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the construction industry with the past eight years specializing in residential HVAC.