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Voegtline appointed new CEO at Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice

MARQUETTE — Jennifer Voegtline was recently appointed as the CEO of Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice.

“We’re excited to have Jennifer lead our team,” Michelle Sellers, the hospice organization’s board president, said in a press release. “She has a passion for the community and a strength of building relationships to ensure our services and programs continue to meet the needs of our patients, their families and our staff.”

Voegtline took over the position effective Aug. 19 following the retirement of Sue Rutkowski (Kitti), who had led the organization for the past five years.

Voegtline had served as executive director of the Marquette Alger Resolution Service for the past 15 years.

She received her undergraduate degree from Central Michigan University and her master’s of public administration from Northern Michigan University. She has worked in human services for over 22 years and has volunteered with several nonprofits in the Marquette community. “I’m honored, and I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization of passionate, dedicated and talented professionals,” Voegtline said.

IncredibleBank recognized

MARQUETTE — IncredibleBank was recently recognized in the Best Banks to Work For program, which was initiated in 2013 by American Banker and Best Companies Group. This award honors U.S. banks for outstanding employee satisfaction. This is the fourth consecutive year the bank has been honored, according to a press release.

IncredibleBank offers its employees many benefits from providing fitness facilities and reimbursement for gym memberships, to distributing locally grown produce to its locations and rewarding employees with paid time off in exchange for community service, according to the release.

“One of the critical factors in a bank’s success is how it treats its employees. This year’s list honors those institutions which have gone above and beyond to invest in employees’ personal and professional growth,” Rob Blackwell, editor in chief of American Banker, said in the release.

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