DENNIS HOFFMANN has joined Provident Inc. as CFO.

Microfinancing Partners in Africa’s board of directors has added MARY STIEVEN, LIZA GRANA, GARY BALKE, CARLA VALENTI and IBIYINKA ALAO.

DR. GEORGE KICHURA has been named president of the St. Louis Division board of directors for the American Heart Association and STEVE WALLI has been named chairman.

New board members include: DOUG KNOWLING, DR. SALVADOR CRUZ-FLORES and SANDRA VAN TREASE.

Family Support Network has elected MARTY LENIHAN as board president, CATHY CAMPBELL as VP, JOHN LINDBLOOM as treasurer and SUZIE KUNDERMAN as secretary.

ANGELA DETTMERS has joined the St. Louis Chapter of Autism Speaks as executive director.

Friends of Saint Louis University Liver Center has added GLENN WARNEBOLD to its board of directors.

KATHY OSBORN has joined the board of directors for Casa de Salud. SHEILA BAST, ROBERT GOVERO, CHRIS SULLIVAN and CHARLES BROWN have been elected to Saint Louis Crisis Nursery’s young professional board.

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis has added TRICIA BENTLEY- BEAL, JENNIFER STOFFEL and CAROL VOSS to its board of directors.

St. Anthony’s Medical Center has named PATRICIA RANZINI as executive director of St. Anthony’s Charitable Foundation.

PATTY ALVAREZ has been named president of Assistance League St. Louis.