DR. BOB BERGAMINI (1) was named medical director for Mercy Palliative Care Services. DR. WEGDAN ANDREWS has joined Mercy Clinic Neurology; obstetrician, DR.YULIA LIFITIS-PODOROZHANSKY (2), has joined Mercy Clinic Women’s Health Fenton; DR. CHRISTINA MEDDOWS-JACKSON has joined Mercy Clinic OB/GYN in the Mercy Hospital Doctors Building; and internal medicine specialist, DR. JESSICA GRUBB, has joined the Graduate Medical Education program at the Mercy JFK Clinic.

NANCY BARRETT (3), interior designer and owner of Decorating Den Interiors, received high honors in the company’s international design contest.

Geotechnology, Inc. has announced the promotion of ERIC NEUNER to senior project manager in the St. Louis office.

Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis has appointed JUDY ALEXANDER-WEBER (4) as president and CEO.

Heise Advisory Group welcomes HEATHER HELLMANN (5) as director of operations and marketing.

ZACH WALTZ has been promoted to managing director of Harbour Group.

Senior VP and general counsel at Prudential Alliance Realtors, BRUCE AYDT (6), has received the National Association of Realtors Distinguished Service Award.

DON KLASS (7) has been named as an annuities specialist for Northwestern Mutual.

LARRY LEVY (8) and BARBARA WULFING of Janet McAfee Real Estate were recently honored as the No. 8 highest-selling real estate agents for 2011 with $28 million in sales.

Heartland Bank has promoted MARK TOLER to VP, loan officer; VARSHA MYERS and STEPHEN KUHN to assistant VPs and commercial credit analysts. New hire, STEPHEN WERTMAN, also joins the company as VP and portfolio manger.

JACK GROVER (9) has joined the Edward Jones Ladue office.

SM Wilson General Contractors/Construction Managers has added JOHN DOHLE, TIM DORAN, OBI ERONDU, BRAD HOMES and DOUG MILLER as project engineers and TODD JONES as an estimator.

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