People In Business

HSHS Medical Group adds gastroenterologist

    HSHS Medical Group has added gastroenterologist Peter Kim, MD, MPH, to its team of providers.    Kim is now seeing patients at HSHS Medical Group Multispecialty Care, St. Elizabeth’s    3 St. Elizabeth’s Blvd., Suite 5000, O’Fallon, IL 62269; HSHS Medical Group Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic    200 Health Care Drive, Greenville, IL 62246; and HSHS Medical Group…

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Crabtree named director of Hettenhausen Center

    McKendree University promoted Elizabeth Crabtree to director of the Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center of the Arts (“the Hett”), effective immediately.    She succeeds Peter Palermo, who became the executive director of The Sheldon Arts Foundation in St. Louis on Dec. 3, 2018 and directed the Hett since its opening in 2006.    Opening…

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Heath named VP of clinical excellence

    Centerstone, a national provider of behavioral health care with an office in Alton, recently named Janette Heath, LCPC, as vice president of clinical excellence.    Heath will provide oversight and leadership of the organization’s clinical operations, new clinical initiatives, health information management, clinical training, and quality improvement systems.    With almost 20 years of experience in…

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Attorney takes first place in legal writing contest

    Gregory (Greg) R. Jones, an associate in the personal injury group at the law firm of Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli, P.C., was the first-place winner in the 2019 Lincoln Award Legal Writing Contest sponsored by the Illinois Bar Journal editorial board and Young Lawyers Division.     His article, “General and Boilerplate Objections: Curbing Routine…

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SIUE’s faculty member earns humanitarian award

    In honor of his scholarship and servitude, Myron W. Jones, PhD, assistant professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Chemistry, received the Faculty Humanitarian Award at SIUE’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration.      He was called a champion for minorities pursuing an education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)…

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Business consultant joins Innovative advising

    O’Fallon-based Innovative Business Advisors has welcomed Hassan Megahy, an executive and entrepreneur with years of experience in health care and start-up operations.      Megahy has created and executed numerous strategic growth opportunities through targeted M&A.  His skills include business valuations, deal negotiations and general business consulting.    He can be reached at [email protected] or (618)…

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S.M. Wilson hires four for engineer roles

    S.M. Wilson & Co., has rehired Mary Anderson as a project engineer and former S.M. Wilson interns Travis Schmitt, Chris Watkins as field engineers as well as Emily Echele as project engineer.    Schmitt and Watkins will be responsible for supporting and assisting field and office personnel on job sites to produce successful projects, ensure…

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Greensfelder names business director

    Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., says Risa McMahon has joined the firm as its business development director.    Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., founded in 1895, has offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Belleville.     “We are thrilled to welcome Risa to Greensfelder as our business development director,” said Greensfelder Chief Executive Officer Timothy R. Thornton.…

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Business development head named for hospitals

    HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland has announced that Amy Liefer has accepted the position of director of business development for all three HSHS Southern Illinois Division hospitals.    Liefer joined Hospital Sisters Health System as the director of fund development at St. Joseph’s…

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