Metro-East News

July 14, 2014

People in Business

Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois has added Alonzo Byrd, Bob Graebe and Mary Lamie as the newest members of its Executive Committee. The 16-member Executive Committee guides the overall operations of the Leadership Council, which focuses the Council's efforts on key issues that support regional economic development. Byrd is Assistant Vice President of Public affairs for Enterprise Holdings Inc. in St. Louis and Mary Lamie is Vice President of EFK Moen, a civil engineering firm. Graebe is Chief Executive Officer of the ROHO Group in Belleville.

Memorial Medical Group has added Dr. Niraj Shah to its medical staff in Belleville. Physicians from Memorial Medical Group are affiliated with Memorial Hospital in Belleville.

Robert E. Wells Jr., of Pessin, Baird & Wells in Belleville, has been reappointed to the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. Wells was appointed as the Continuing Legal Education Coordinator responsible for the development of programs to enhance and further the understanding and use of Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Attorney Russell Scott, of Greensfelder Hemker & Gale in Belleville, was recently given honored by the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce and given the Pillar of Hope Award for his outstanding community leadership.

Attorney and Collinsville resident Elizabeth Nguyen, of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale in Belleville and St. Louis, has been named to Lawyers of Color's annual Hot List for achieving excellence in the legal industry. She will be recognized at a reception Monday in Chicago.

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