People in business

InnSight Hotel Management Group has named Steve Vreeken general manager of the Medford TownePlace Suites by Marriott. Saundra McLean, who had been general manager at both the TownePlace Suites by Marriott and the adjacent SpringHill Suites by Marriott, remains at SpringHill Suites.

Vreeken has 24 years of management experience, including 12 with Marriott brand properties. His background includes a stint as general manager of the Residence Inn Salem. During his tenure, the Salem property won a number of national awards from Marriott, including "Top Operations Hotel" for 2005 and was selected as a 2005 "Diamond Hotel."

Rogue Valley Transportation District General Manager Julie Brown has joined the ACCESS Inc. Board of Directors. Brown has worked at RVTD for 14 years and was named general manager in 2007. She has served on numerous local boards and committees, including as a board member for the Advocates for the Developmentally Disabled, ARC of Jackson County and in-house chair for United Way.

Broadcast veteran John Overall has joined KTVL's news team, anchoring the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. Overall began his career in Roswell, N.M., as sports anchor and news photographer and has traveled as far north as Anchorage, Alaska, where he covered the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. He later was sports director at the Orange County News Channel. He switched to a news anchor role in the early 1990s, working in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Little Rock, Ark., Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.

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