Best Doctors in America 2010-2011 and Best Doctors 2011-2012 have included DR. JAY PEPOSE, DR. NANCY HOLEKAMP and DR. MUJTABA QAZI in the category of top eye specialists in the nation.

The Commerce Trust Company has added THOMAS DURFEE as team leader, PATTY STEINBACH as wealth management consultant and PIA KOSTER as investment communications manager.

Armstrong Teasdale partner THOMAS BOTTINI has been inducted as honorary member of Saint Louis University’s Alpha Kappa Epsilon-Zeta Chapter for his contributions to international business in the community.

The Hermann London Group has named LAURA BREITENSTEIN as VP.

Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. has named CANDICE COLEMAN as public relations manager for Lumière Place Casino and Hotels and River City Casino. CASSIDY CLEVELAND has been added as public relations specialist and NOAH BESHEER has been added as interactive media specialist.

Renaissance Financial has added DENA BATTOCLETTI, BRADLEY HOENE, EVEN MCGINNIS, JOSEPH SCHERER and CHAD WARREN as financial advisors. At its annual awards dinner the company awarded DAVID OBEDIN as the firm’s top advisor for the fifth year in a row. JOHN SIEFERT, HOWIE FLEISCHER, ROBB PANTANO, CHAD RUTAR, STEVE GORDON and SUE COON received the platinum award for their accomplishments in 2010.

Gershman Mortgage has named STEVE BUCKLES assistant VP of loan administration.

Women’s Care Consultants LLC has added DR. ANGELA REINING to the practice of DRS. JOHN APPELBAUM, TIMOTHY PHILPOTT and GIGI MAMINTA-STREIFF.

The St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission has added WESLEY ‘WES’ VILLHARD as its director of operations.

BEST Transportation of St. Louis has named BRYAN BABITZ as company controller.

St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery has added DR. TERESA KNIGHT as an OB/GYN offering hormone replacement therapy. 

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