YOLANDA ROUSSEAU has joined accounting and advisory firm Abeles and Hoffman, P.C., as an audit associate. She will provide comprehensive audit, review and compilation services across a range of industries.

BRIAN LYSS has joined CBRE’s St. Louis office as an associate in office properties. Lyss has worked in asset management in the commercial real estate industry since 2007.

Midwest BankCentre president JAMES WATSON has assumed the additional role of CEO, to advance leadership succession plans. RON BARNES will remain chairman, and continue to serve as president and vice chairman of Midwest BankCentre, Inc.

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis is pleased to welcome JENNIFER STOFFEL as deputy director and BRUCE LONGWORTH as associate artistic director. Stoffel is the former director of external affairs at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Longworth is the head of the performance program at Webster University.

The Collaborative Family Law Association of St. Louis has elected GARY SOULE, JACK CARSTENS, STEPHEN SEXAUER, ROBERT APPLETON, JAY ADAMS, JOHN BORDERS, YVONNE HOMEYER and ROSALYN SCHULTZ as officers and directors for 2013-2014. The organization is a network of attorneys, mental health and financial professionals committed to providing a respectful, supportive and non-adversarial approach to divorce. In addition, Soule, an experienced family law attorney, has also joined Goldstein & Pressman, P.C.

Gershman Commercial Real Estate is proud to announce BRUCE BROPHY has been promoted to COO. Brophy has more than 30 years experience in the commercial real estate industry. ADAM MICHAUD, who has worked with the company for four years, has been promoted to assistant VP, accounting information services. 

WADE BAUGHMAN has been promoted to senior VP and general counsel of Urban Strategies, Inc. SHAUGHNESSY DANIELS has been promoted to VP. Both joined the company in 2006.


PNC Bank is pleased to announce MICHAEL SCULLY as regional president for St. Louis. He joins the company from U.S. Bank, where he had served since 1983.

With more than 15 years of early childhood education in the St. Louis Jewish community, ANITA KRAUS has been named director of early childhood education at B’nai Amoona. She most recently served as director of Shaare Shalom Religious School.

EDWARD CAMPBELL JR. has joined St. Louis Bank as senior VP of commercial lending. Campbell has 25 years of experience in all facets of commercial and consumer lending.

CYNTHIA GARNHOLZ, ANN BAUER and CYNTHIA ALBIN have formed a new firm, The Center for Family Law. They are all graduates of Washington University School of Law, and previously practiced as Bauer Soule Garnholz Albin.

Carmody MacDonald welcomes associate JUSTIN HAMRICK as part of its transactional practice group. Hamrick graduated cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in May 2013, and served as the managing editor of the Saint Louis University Law Journal.

DR. TODD MARGOLIS now heads the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at Washington University School of Medicine. He will also become opthalmologist-in-chief at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, effective Jan. 1.

Rainbow Village has announced MELISSA MOORE as its new marketing and communications manager. Moore received her undergraduate degree from Tufts University, and previously served as executive director of a wildlife organization.

Attorneys KELSEY KREMER of Clayton and WILLIAM WALL of St. Louis have joined Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.

Forest Park Forever is pleased to announce FAITH MADDY as VP of development and campaigns, and STEPHEN SCHENKENBERG as strategic communications director. Maddy most recently served as VP of alumni and development programs at Webster University. Schenkenberg’s experience includes work for the Saint Louis Art Museum.

DR. JAY PEPOSE of Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital recently received an award for his poster presentation at the annual European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons meeting in Amsterdam.

Law firm Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C. announces JOEL CHRISTENSEN as its newest associate. Christensen received his J.D. from Washington University School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the school’s Journal of Law & Policy.

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