Maberry appointed as new airport commissioner

Matt Maberry, a partner at Alton Securities and Asset Advisors, has been selected to the Board of Commissioners for St. Louis Regional Airport. He was appointed to serve on the board by Bethalto Mayor Alan Winslow. Maberry says a goal for the three-year term will be to see the continued improvement and utilization of this…

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Moehring to retire from Centerstone after nearly 40 years

Centerstone, a national provider of behavioral health care, announced that Cathy Moehring, vice president of quality improvement for Centerstone, will retire at the end of 2018 after nearly 40 years of service. “Cathy has left her mark on the people she has served over the years, her team members and peers, along with our funders,…

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Westerhold joins board of Anderson Hospital Foundation

The Anderson Hospital Foundation recently added Jeff Westerhold to its board of directors. The 12e-member foundation board provides leadership and fundraising efforts for carrying out the Foundation’s mission: to support and promote Anderson Hospital as it provides exceptional healthcare services for the communities it serves. Westerhold, a Certified Financial Planner, is a principal at Scheffel…

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Three sales, one lease reported in Belleville

Carlyle Plaza, LLC sold a 45,000-square-foot retail center at 653 Carlyle Plaza to Ashland Storage Centers East, LLC. BARBERMURPHY represented the buyer. ***FAEC as QI for Bouse Fiudo, LLC sold a 16-unit, 15,200-square-foot apartment complex located at 313-325 West I St. to Center Street Senior Living Corp. BARBERMURPHY represented both parties. ***James E. and Barbara…

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SIBA exec among those honored with 2018 Building Tomorrow Awards

 Donna Richter, chief executive officer of the Southern Illinois Builders Association, is among honorees named by Construction Forum St. Louis for its 2018 Building Tomorrow Awards. Richter, head of the agency based in O’Fallon, Ill., was cited in the category of Regional Unity. Other honorees include: • Board of Advisors Award — Dr. John Gaal,…

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SIUE Alumni Association tabs VanSlette as 2018 Great Teacher

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association has named Sarah VanSlette, PhD, as the 48th recipient of the Great Teacher Award. A seven-year faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences, VanSlette is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Communications Studies and currently serves as the ACS graduate program director. VanSlette will…

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Manar, others from Downstate tabbed for state’s education transition committee

State Sen. Andy Manar, a Bunker Hill Democrat, and other leaders from Downstate have been named to the education transition committee for governor-elect JB Pritzker. Manar , who has been named co-chairman, said Tuesday the committee appointment further guarantees the needs of Downstate Illinois are relayed to the incoming administration. The 35-member Educational Success Committee…

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Ironworks retail center aiming to capitalize on nearby bike trail

A new retail center set to open in March in Edwardsville is designed to capitalize on a well-travelled pedestrian and bike pathway that connects communities throughout Madison County. The $6 million IronWorks retail center along Plum Street is being developed and built by Contegra Construction Co. Its layout and orientation to the Madison County Transit…

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Gillani joins USA Mortgage as branch manager

Mike Gillani has joined USA Mortgage as branch manager in charge of overseeing its new partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties. Prior to joining USA Mortgage, the 20-year industry veteran founded and led Chesterfield, Mo.-based Boardwalk Lending since 2004. Gillani resides in Wildwood, Mo.

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