DEBBIE FREILINGER has joined The Courier as a customer service representative. She previously was a customer service representative at HGS in Waterloo for four years.

KYLE MARTIN has assumed leadership of Martin Gardner Architecture of Marion and Strawberry Point. DAVE MARTIN, one of the founders of the company, will continue to work with the firm.

VGM’s Homelink division has hired four new associates. SASHA SPEVAK has been hired as a patient care coordinator. She worked at Nuance Communications and was a graduate of Ventura Community College. ELLEN NYSTEL joined the Homelink team as an intake patient care coordinator. She was with HGS. CHASITY PETERS is a workers’ compensation patient care coordinator. She previously was at NewAldaya Lifescapes. CAITLIN ATKINS is a patient care coordinator and was employed at Victoria’s Secret.