It’s Your Business includes Foulston Siefkin, Envista Credit Union


Eric L. Sexton joined Foulston Siefkin LLP the government affairs and public policy team as a government affairs consultant. Along with attorneys Jim Rankin, Ed Watson and government affairs consultant Gary Robbins, Sexton will provide legislative monitoring and lobbying services and contribute to the weekly newsletter Kansas Legislative Insights during the Kansas legislative session. Sexton, a member of Wichita State University’s government relations team for 18 years and most recently its executive director of government relations, has built strong relationships at the local, state and federal levels. He will spend time in Topeka each week during the legislative session. With a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in public administration from Wichita State University, Sexton received his doctorate in political science from the University of Kansas.


Cody Foster

Topeka Sales and Marketing Managers will present its 2021 Sales and Marketing Director of the Year award to Cody Foster. The association’s Executive of the Year Banquet will be held March 1 at the Topeka Country Club. The banquet will begin with a cocktail at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and the awards ceremony around 7 p.m. In 1970, the SME Topeka honored Governor Robert Docking as Director of the Year. Since then, this prize has been awarded to people who have contributed to the well-being of North-East Kansans. Executive-level recipients demonstrate unique achievement during the honored year, had an outstanding year, and positively impacted commerce in Topeka and surrounding areas. SME Topeka is the premier organization for sales and marketing professionals in northeast Kansas.

Marc Hermann

Envista Credit Union recently received his President’s Award for Excellence and the Ken Norton Community Involvement Award:

Marc Hermann, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Management, received the Company President’s Award of Excellence, which recognizes the Envista employee who exemplifies the character, spirit and values ​​of Envista. Herman continually demonstrates leadership, integrity and a strong desire to exceed expectations. “Mark has demonstrated leadership and professionalism in guiding us on several projects that have been instrumental in Envista’s growth in 2021, projects that will be critical to our growth going forward,” said Ron Smeltzer, President and CEO of Envista.

Fatima Perez Luthi

Fatima Perez Luthi, mortgage counselor, received the Ken Norton Community Involvement Award for her outstanding dedication and commitment to volunteerism in the Topeka community. Fatima is the current Chair of the Board of Forge Young Professional, sits on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Oversight Committee and the SORTE Committee for the East Topeka North Neighborhood Plan. She also participates in volunteer opportunities through Junior Achievement, Christmas Bureau Intake, and Topeka Latino Professionals Association. “Fatima is passionate about our community. We are proud to have him on our team and support his work and commitment,” said Tara Dimick, Director of Business Development at Envista.

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