New in the neighborhood, Business Briefs
New in the neighborhood
Mathnasium Learning Center recently opened at 1024A Town and Country Crossing Drive, offering after-school math programs for second- through 12th-grade students.
Pictured are fourth-grade Girl Scouts from St. Clare of Assisi Catholic School in Ellisville, who spent a recent afternoon at Mathnasium answering math questions and playing math games.
Sarah Wood Martin has joined the financial development team of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, where she will coordinate and execute special events and assist with the organization’s major appeals.
Elaina Kantola has been promoted to assistant vice president at Meramec Valley Bank.
Chesterfield resident Pam Duffy, president of Rhodey Construction, has joined the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s board of directors.
Leslie Wood has assumed the position of sales and marketing manager for Gambrill Gardens Retirement Community in Ellisville.
STAGES St. Louis has announced three additions to its administrative staff: Lara Turek, as manager of donor relations; Kristen Goodman, as director of institutional advancement; and Eric Pugh, who has returned to his role as marketing director.
Mercy has promoted Sandy Koller to regional vice president of philanthropy for its east
Missouri region. She will work to further develop programs and enhance the region’s philanthropy goals and direction while maintaining her position as Mercy-wide campaign manager.
Greg Rieger has joined the clinical team of Jewish Family & Children’s Service. Rieger will work with individuals requesting dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), which targets adolescents who experience mood swings, are easily upset and at risk of ongoing mental health symptoms.
Employees of Chesterfield-based Lakeside Exteriors recently completed a one-day “marathon makeover” of an Angels Arms foster home in Ballwin. Lakeside employees removed and replaced the home’s siding, fascia, gutters, several windows and shutters, improving its appearance and boosting its energy efficiency.
AWARDS & HONORS
Quality Builders Warranty Corporation has selected Chesterfield-based McKelvey Homes for its 2013 Builder of Integrity Award, presented to builders across the country who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in customer service and quality construction.
In its latest nursing home rankings, U.S. News and World Report rated Brooking Park in Chesterfield as one of the “Top Tier Best” nursing homes in Missouri. Rankings were based on health inspection results, adequacy of nursing staffing and quality of care. The Brooking Park retirement community is part of the St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System.
EDUCATION & NETWORKING
The Wildwood Business Association sponsors “Business Decisions in Today’s Economy” from 4:45-6 p.m. on Thursday, March 21 at St. Louis Community College, 2645 Generations Drive in Wildwood Pat Pettey, business development specialist and lender for Electro Savings Credit Union, presents the workshop, which addresses how small businesses can compensate for the gap between past understandings and future changes; why business decisions need to be made in real time; why a competitive advantage is not the only edge small businesses should have; and what should be in a small business toolbox. Networking and light refreshments also are featured. Admission is free and open to all. To register, visit wildwoodba.org.
The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce holds a First Thursday Coffee networking event from 7:30-9 a.m. on Thursday, April 4 at Montgomery Bank, 13701 Olive Blvd. in Chesterfield. Admission is free for members and $15 for non-members. To register, call 532-3399 by April 2.
The West County Chamber of Commerce holds a First Friday Coffee networking event at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, April 5 at West County Nissan, 14747 Manchester Road in Ballwin. Chamber members may register at westcountychamber.com; non-members, call 230-9900 to reserve a spot.