Business memoranda: 06/14/2017

Dane Carey of the Dingeman Dancer law firm has been elected to the Board of Governor’s for the Grand Traverse-Leelanau-Antrim Bar Association. As committee chair of the Young Lawyers Association, Carey helped organize and promote events, programs and other efforts with the GTLABA. Board members and committee chairs also interact with other organizations, including the Free Legal Aid Clinic and the GTLABA Foundation.

Ophthalmologist Ashley J. Holdsworth will join the staff of Traverse City Eye Consultants, PC, on July 10. Holdsworth will practice at both of Traverse City Eye’s clinics, in Traverse City and Kalkaska. Holdsworth completed her internship and residency through Michigan State University at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids. To schedule an appointment, call Traverse City Eye Consultants at (231) 935-8101 or log on to

Mike Street, associate broker for Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors, was awarded Realtor Emeritus status by the National Association of Realtors. The designation is for Realtors with at least 40 years of cumulative membership with NAR with at least one year of service for an Association of Realtors at the local, state or national level. Street earned his license in 1975.

Mary Lee Pakieser of the Traverse Health Clinic was elected director at-large of the American Nurses Association at the organization’s membership assembly in Washington, D.C. on June 10. Nearly 300 attendees from around the country participated in the two-day event. In practice for more than 20 years, Pakieser has been a family nurse practitioner with Traverse Health Clinic since 2014.

Clara Trippe, Steven Magagna and Meredith Allen are summer interns at the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce and its sister business, financing organization Venture North. Allen, a 2017 graduate of Traverse City Central High School who will attend the University of Michigan in the fall, will work primarily with Government Relations Director Kent Wood. Magagna, a 2015 graduate of Detroit Catholic Central and a junior at St. Olaf College, will work with Venture North’s Jill May. Trippe, a 2014 TC Central grad and a senior at Grinnell College, will assist Chamber communications, newsletters, media releases and social media.

Kurt Hubschneider of Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realtors Commercial recently graduated from the Coldwell Banker Broker Training. The Commercial Broker Training is a four-month education program covering the key components of the commercial real estate industry.

Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc. Project Engineer Glenna Wood passed the Michigan licensing exam for professional engineers.

Wood has worked for Gosling Czubak since 2014 and is primarily responsible for design and construction engineering of wastewater treatment facilities for municipal clients.

Wood received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Michigan State University.