People news: Mediware, Lab Tactical, LifeWalker Mobility
EY has announced that Kelly Mann, president and CEO of Lenexa, Kan.-based Mediware, has received this year’s Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Central Midwest. The award recognizes excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to business and community. Mann was among 21 finalists in the region and among seven selected for consideration for the Entrepreneur of the Year national program…Laboratory Tactical Consulting has appointed Ron Dixon vice president of consulting services. He will be responsible for the development and delivery of on-site consulting programs. Dixon, “The Professor” as his colleagues refer to him, joins Lab Tactical from Brightree, where he was a senior consultant. Previously, he was also a compliance manager at Rotech Healthcare…LifeWalker Mobility Products, the developer and manufacturer of the LifeWalker Upright medical walker, has promoted Scott Rieger to vice president of marketing and communications. He was previously director of marketing and corporate communications for the company. In his new role, Rieger will be responsible for defining and executing LifeWalker’s market development and branding strategies, sales support initiatives, public relations and advertising programs, and investor relations.