Abby O'Donnell has been named the Director of Recruitment and Selection for The Lowery Group of Northwestern Mutual in Fairview Heights. O'Donnell, a Millstadt native, had worked in marketing at the University of Notre Dame Athletic Department in South Bend, Ind.
Heartlands Conservancy has appointed attorney Ronald Foster Jr. to its board of directors. His term will run through 2017. Heartlands Conservancy in Mascoutah is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with landowners and community leaders to permanently protect farms, forests, wetlands, wildlife habitat, open spaces and scenic vistas.