West County business news
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce at its annual awards luncheon on Jan. 16 honored Chamber members for their contributions and service to the Chesterfield community over the past year.
Award recipients included Sandy Baum, of Color Me Beautiful, Volunteer of the Year; Cheri Bliefernich, of Pulaski Bank, Individual Service Award; Don Meyer, of People’s Savings Bank, Taskmaster Award; Libbey Tucker, of the city of Chesterfield, Spirit of Chesterfield Award; and Leon Hall, of Lindell Bank, 2012 Business Person of the Year.
Lindell Bank was named the 2012 Business of the Year.
The Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce has announced that Teresa Crossland will be president of its board of directors for 2013. Crossland is the director of facilities and operations at Monsanto Co. and since 2010 has served on the Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber’s board.
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Thomas Keller, associate vice president of public relations for Logan College of Chiropractic, to a one-year term as chairman of the board. The Chesterfield Chamber also has three new board members: Mark Otteson, senior manager of BKD; Matt Favazza, president of the Chesterfield office of First National Bank of St. Louis; and Nathan Harvell, a registered representative of Clark Financial Group.
Barry L. Glantz, president of Creve Coeur-based Glantz & Associates Architects, for the seventh consecutive year has been appointed to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) design committee, which plans educational programs for the annual NAHB International Builders Show, contributes to NAHB publications, provides input on new architectural design trends and promotes public awareness on the importance of interaction between designers and builders.
Glantz currently serves as mayor of Creve Coeur.
Dianne Newman has been appointed director of finance and revenue cycle for BJC Medical Group.
Information technology firm Netelligent Corp. is more than doubling the size of its headquarters with a move to a 21,000-square-foot space at Chesterfield Ridge Center, 16401 Swingley Ridge Road. The company is relocating from 400 S. Woods Mill Road.
Netelligent CEO Aaron Stone said that after increasing its workforce by 34 percent in 2012, the firm currently employs 70 people.
AWARDS & HONORS
Mosby Building Arts has been awarded a “Best of Houzz” 2013 Customer Satisfaction award. The 65-year-old St. Louis-based remodeling firm was chosen for the award by the users of Houzz, an online platform for residential remodeling and design.
EDUCATION & NETWORKING
The West County Chamber of Commerce holds a Business After Hours networking event from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 at ELCO Chevrolet, 15110 Manchester Road in Ballwin. Members may register at westcountychamber.com. Admission for non-members is $15, payable by credit card. Call 230-9900.
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Committee presents a Mardi Gras-themed Casino Night from 7-11 p.m. on Friday, Feb 8 at Helicopter’s, Inc., 18366 Wings of Hope Blvd. in Chesterfield. Guests can play blackjack, craps and roulette for prizes auctioned at the end of the evening. Drinks and appetizers also are featured. Admission is $50 per person. To register, call 532-3399, or visit chesterfieldmochamber.com.
The West County Chamber of Commerce hosts “The Elevator Speech: How to Craft Your Elevator Speech, Floor by Floor, with no Sweat,” a presentation by Fred E. Miller, from 12-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at West County Nissan, 14747 Manchester Road in Ballwin. Miller is a speaker, coach and author of “No Sweat Public Speaking.” Admission is $15. Members may register at westcountychamber.com; non-members may register by calling 230-9900.