Tim Johnston has joined NAI DESCO, a commercial real estate firm in O'Fallon. Johnston had recently worked for Johnson Properties in Fairview Heights. That company was bought out in January by the BarberMurphy Group in Shiloh.
Scheffel Financial Services in Edwardsville has hired Matt Gorton as a financial consultant. Gorton will develop customized financial plans for the firm's new and existing clients.
April Grapperhaus has joined Louer Facility Planning Inc. in Collinsville as a project assistant. Louer Facility Planning is a commercial furniture and interior design firm.