Pinnacle Entertainment has appointed WARD SHAW as VP and GM of River City Casino & Hotel. Shaw most recently worked as GM of Tropicana Evansville in Indiana.

Renaissance Financial welcomes EVAN SULLIVAN and PATRICK VAN CLEAVE as financial advisers.

SCOTT KRIETEMEYER has been promoted to restaurant manager at Balaban’s. He joined the company in 2011 as retail wine sales manager, and has since redesigned the wine club.

RAVEN KNOP has joined Arcturis as a designer. Knop studied architecture at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and interior design at Maryville University.

Reliance Bank has announced BETTY LEWIS as senior VP of finance. Lewis joined the company in October after working for Enterprise Bank & Trust for eight years.

Saint Louis University chair of orthopedic surgery DR. BERTON MOED has been conferred with an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. The recognition is the organization’s highest honor.

DRS. DAVID HOLTZMAN and RANDALL BATEMAN received the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University. Both are physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and have conducted research contributing to the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

U.S. Bank has promoted DEREK MARTIN to team leader of St. Louis Commercial Banking. In 2011, Martin was recognized as U.S. Bank’s National Commercial Banking Relationship Manager of the Year.

Lathrop & Gage LLP has welcomed ALICIA KERR as an associate. Kerr will practice in the firm’s business litigation group. She previously served as an assistant attorney general in Jefferson City.

AMY BERG has been appointed to the Midwest BankCentre central region board. Berg is president of general contractor/construction management firm S.M. Wilson & Co.

St. Luke’s Hospital has hired two new doctors: Family medicine practitioner DR. CLARISSA ALLEN has joined Westglen Family Physicians. Obstetrician DR. JENNY PENNYCOOK has joined the hospital’s Women’s Care Specialists department.

With more than 22 years of health care experience, ELLIS HAWKINS has been named president of SSM St. Clare Health Center. He previously served as senior VP and COO of Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla.

SouthSide Early Childhood Center is pleased to announce MARY JANE DRISCOLL as director of donor relations. SouthSide is a nonprofit childcare center serving children and families for more than 125 years.

PAM McINTYRE has been named president of St. Louis Community College’s (STLCC) Meramec campus. McIntyre has worked at STLCC since 1986, and served as Meramec’s interim president since April of last year.

Standing Partnership welcomes LINDA LOCKE as the firm’s senior VP. Locke also serves on the boards of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri, the St. Louis Beacon and Meds & Foods for Kids in Haiti.

DEIDRE SCHANEMAN has been hired as Habitat for Humanity Saint Louis’ annual giving manager. Schaneman has almost 20 years of nonprofit experience.

RONALD NORWOOD and BRIDGET HOY have been appointed as chairman and vice chair, respectively, of Lewis Rice Fingersh’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Sher Corwin Winters LLC is pleased to welcome JACK ENRIGHT and JOHN HOWARD to the firm.

Arcturis has added intern architect GWEN HUTTON to its architecture and design team. Hutton received her masters in architecture from Washington University.

Following a succession plan for Moneta Group’s Kukla/Schick team, PATRICK McGINNIS and HUNTER BROWN have been promoted from professional consultants to principals.

Stone Carlie welcomes DEBBIE WARDEN as a manager in the company’s tax and business services department. Warden has previously worked at Mallinckrodt, CliftonLarsonAllen, Deloitte and Ernst & Young.

ARJUN BHAT has joined Cannon Design as an architect. Bhat received his masters of architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. has promoted JUSTIN REPPY to principal and CHRISTOPHER LINNEMAN to manager. Reppy and Linneman are both members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

JAIMIE MANSFIELD has joined Carmody MacDonald, P.C. as an associate in the litigation practice group. ANGELA SCHISLER has been promoted to principal.

MATTHEW STACK, Koch Development’s executive VP and COO, has been appointed to Midwest BankCentre’s central region board. Stack also serves as a young professional member for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

The City of Clayton has announced DALE HOUDESHELL as its new director of public works. Houdeshell previously served as director of public works for the City of Manhattan, Kan.

Gladys Manion Real Estate welcomes JENNY SISSON, TOM ZUPON and REX SCHWERDT as the company’s newest full-time real estate agents.

CECELIA CARROLL has joined Polsinelli’s toxic tort and mass tort practice. WILLIAM HOFFMAN also has joined the firm, as an associate in the company’s health care practice.

Provident, Inc., is pleased to announce HEATHER RICH and STEVEN SULLIVAN as the company’s new associate executive director and executive director, respectively.

Heitmann and Associates, Inc. president and COO GLENN HEITMANN has joined St. Louis Bank’s board of directors. Heitmann has served as chairman of the bank’s West Region Advisory Board since 2005.

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