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JERRY CRYLEN has joined Wexford Science + Technology, a BioMed Realty company, as senior director of development.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has hired ERIN WILLIAMS as the public relations and publications manager, HANS FREDRICKSON as the technical director of the production department, and CARON HOUSE as the manager of institutional grants.

ADDISON MYERS has joined Gershman Mortgage as a mortgage loan officer. Myers received his bachelor’s in communications from the University of Missouri St. Louis.

First Bank Mortgage recently hired DAN KRAUS as a home mortgage consultant, and TROY McLENDON as VP, corporate banking relationship manager.

Friendship Village has announced JILL FREIN as project manager. She will oversee expansion and renovation at both the Chesterfield and Sunset Hills locations.

St. Luke’s Hospital has announced CHRISTINE CANDIO as its new president and CEO, succeeding GARY OLSON, who will retire after 36 years at the hospital. Candio previously served as CEO of Inova Alexandria Hospital in Virginia.

DEBRA DENHAM is now serving as interim president and CEO of the Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club board of directors. She succeeds retiring chief executive MARTIN MATHEWS, who will serve as a consultant to the organization.

With more than 30 years of hospitality industry experience, NANCY PEEL has joined Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites as GM.

Washington University School of Medicine recently named DR. DAVID CARR, medical director at Parc Provence since 2004, the inaugural Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Geriatric Medicine.

Saint Louis University has named MARK HIGGINS as the next dean of the John Cook School of Business.

MELODY BUCKER has been promoted to director of sales and catering for Butler’s Pantry. Bucker has been with the company since 2011, previously serving as director of sales and catering for Palladium Saint Louis.

In its recent ‘Best Customer Service List,’ Small Business Monthly named Moneta Group as the No. 1 company in the St. Louis area for providing excellent customer service. The distinction is based on reader votes.

DREES CLINE recently joined Aldine Travel as a travel advisor. She began working in the industry in 1992 and has a decade of experience planning and organizing group incentive trips for Fortune 500 companies.

ASID designer PAULA GLASER has been hired as a sales consultant with Right Bath.

St. Louis Community College-Forest Park has welcomed Franklyn Taylor as VP of student affairs. St. Louis Community College has named MARY NELSON as its general counsel and chief legal officer.

Enterprise Bank & Trust has promoted and hired several staff members: JOHN MEEK has been promoted to president of the Creve Coeur branch, and director of commercial real estate lending; CHRIS McCULLOCH has been promoted to senior VP and corporate security officer; JASON SHINN has been promoted to senior VP and director of information technology for the bank in St. Louis, Kansas City and Phoenix; and NICOLE IANNACONE has joined the company as VP, legal counsel.

STEVEN JODLOWSKI has joined Renaissance Financial as a financial advisor. He brings more than six years of management experience to the position.

Architectural design firm Arcturis has been selected to renovate the Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport in Belize City, Belize. The company hopes to make the airport more inviting, reflective of the country’s culture, and more efficient for visitors and staff. J. CHRISTOPHER GALE also has joined the firm, bringing more than 30 years of experience to the company.

Aquinas Institute of Theology has appointed FR. SEAN CHARLES MARTIN as president, representing the first time a diocesan priest has served as president for the Dominican-sponsored school of theology and ministry.

CIARA SAMANA, ALEX DAAKE, SPENCER TALBOTT, CAROL KAY MCKOWN and RON GUZ have joined the Dielmann Sotheby’s International Realty team.

DR. GRAHAM COLDITZ of Washington University School of Medicine recently received the American Association for Cancer Research’s 2014 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cancer Prevention Research.

LISA GILLETTE, RACHEL HIRSHBERG, JOHN MARTIN, DAVID SCOTT and MARINA SHTURMAKOV have joined the St. Louis office of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh, L.C.

Following the retirement of JOHN HAMMOND, the Frontenac Bancshares board of directors has elected ROBERT ROBERSON as Frontenac Bank’s next chairman.

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