People In Business

Casino Queen hires executive chef

    EAST ST. LOUIS — Casino Queen has hired Alexander Eusebio as the new executive chef.    He oversees all the casino’s restaurants — Market Street Buffet, Prime Steakhouse, SEVENS Sports Bar and the Deli & Chips — as well as all catering operations for the adjacent Casino Queen Hotel.    Eusebio immigrated to the U.S. from…

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HSHS Medical Group welcomes APRN

    HSHS Medical Group welcomed Jacqueline Bode, APRN, to its team of primary care providers at HSHS Medical Group Family & Internal Medicine, 12860 Troxler Ave., Suite 320 in Highland.    She completed her Master of Science in Nursing and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.    As an advanced practice…

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West Star Aviation names senior VP of parts

    West Star Aviation has appointed Pete McKernan as senior vice president of parts and component repair. He will be responsible for overseeing West Star Aviation landing gear and accessory departments along with their affiliates, Avant and DAS.     He has more than 35 years of aviation experience working at Cessna/Textron holding various roles including…

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Highland resident earns CDI certification

    HIGHLAND — The Community Development Council Inc. has announced that Highland resident Lisa Peck has earned the CDI’s certification of Professional Community and Economic Developer.    Peck becomes one of approximately 300 professionals so certified. Earning the certification requires extensive, documented practical experience and a rigorous exam.    In her career, Peck has served as assistant…

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S. M. Wilson hires two in key project role

    S. M. Wilson & Co, has hired Chris Kopp as project manager and Michael Mounce as project engineer.    Kopp will be responsible for handling all administrative functions for a project, including scheduling, holding progress meetings, generating meeting minutes, tracking costs and maintaining logs for all project information.    Kopp has a B.S. from the University…

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Leopold achieves CCIM designation

    James Leopold, of BARBERMurphy Group, has achieved the CCIM designation awarded by the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute. At 25, he is the youngest in the nation to achieve this designation, the company said.     A CCIM is recognized for expertise in the commercial and investment real estate industry. A lapel pin is earned…

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Johnson awarded RASI sale recognition

    Terry Johnson, a BARBERMurphy Group broker associate, was awarded the RASI (Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois) 2017 Largest Commercial Real Estate Sale involving the sale of a 32-acre development site at 2001 Frank Scott Parkway, for the future St. Clair Auto Mall location.     The BARBERMurphy Group is a real estate brokerage firm that…

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