People In Business

Busey Wealth Management expands services in Metro East

  Members of the Busey Wealth Management Metro East team are, in front from left: Chris Jordan, Alicia Strohmeier, Kelly Ruth Fuqua, Gail Washenko, Joann Barton, Lisa Hock, Mary Potthast and Marley Hitchye. In back, from left, are Bradley Sauer, Kathleen Vogt, Kevin Doak, Renea Harbert, Nick Suess, Michael Hungerford, Kim Haas and Will Rankin.…

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Webb joins Northwestern Mutual – Edwardsville as financial representative

Philip M. Webb, of Edwardsville, has joined financial security company Northwestern Mutual – Edwardsville as a financial representative, effective Aug. 31. Webb joins a team of specialists offering an array of products. Along with offering insurance and risk planning, he will provide solutions for a variety of financial needs and goals. Before joining Northwestern Mutual,…

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Best Lawyers 2021 Edition includes 54 Greensfelder attorneys

Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C., whose offices include Illinois and Missouri, says 54 of the firm’s attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a top legal industry leading peer-review publications. Among the firm’s recognized attorneys, five were named as “Lawyers of the Year” in their individual practice areas.…

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Alton’s new baseball team hires its first head coach

Alton’s new Prospect League baseball team announced on Wednesday the hiring of the franchise’s first Head Coach.  Brock Moss from Georgia Highlands College (Rome, Ga.), where he serves as pitching coach and recruiting coordinator, will lead the River Dragons during their inaugural season in 2021. “First off, owner Steve Marso and general manager Dallas Martz…

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Ameren employees donate $800,000-plus toward community programs

Ameren employees and its board of directors came together to donate more than $800,000 for the AmerenCares “Power of Giving” COVID-19 Community Response Fund, which will help people who have been severely impacted by the pandemic. The funds will be allocated to 10 nonprofit organizations serving customers throughout the company’s 64,000-mile service territory in Missouri…

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Drake’s restaurant concept to open in O’Fallon, first in Illinois

Drake’s is opening its first restaurant in Illinois, in O’Fallon, and inviting locals to experience the concept known as a “restaurant that loves beer and a bar that loves food.” Specializing in beer, burgers and sushi; Drake’s offers something for everyone. The restaurant will be open Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and…

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Mortgage loan officer joins Town and Country Bank in Edwardsville

Town and Country Bank has welcomed Ryan Weis to its lending team. Weis has assumed the role of mortgage loan officer with the company’s Edwardsville office located at 10 Terra Verde. “We are happy to have Ryan as part of the Town and Country family. His professional experience in mortgage lending and reputation for developing…

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Family medicine provider now seeing patients in Shiloh

Ki Ristia Allen-Lampe, APRN, a family medicine provider with HSHS Medical Group, now sees patients at HSHS Medical Group Family Medicine – Shiloh, 1116 Hartman Lane, Shiloh. She cares for patients of all ages and offers a variety of services, including minor procedures, general wellness care, well-child exams, women’s health care and acute and chronic…

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SIUE research center names new business development specialist

The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville recently added Aimee Dillenberger as its new public policy and business development specialist. Dillenberger, of Waterloo, earned a master’s in business administration last month from the University of Mississippi, where she also earned a bachelor’s of public policy leadership in 2019 and minored in Spanish.…

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Biofuels center introduces Visiting Research fellow

The National Corn-to-Ethanol Research Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has welcomed Visiting Research Fellow Brad Smith. Funded by the Illinois Corn Marketing Board, the nine-month Fellowship Program is intended to provide training and hands-on experience to prepare the next generation of engineers and scientists for work in mid-to high-skill jobs in the bioeconomy. A…

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