People in business

Jade Sodam

Jade Sodam has been named interim program director for BEACON (Belleville Ecumenical Action-Caring for Our Neighbors). She previously served 32 years with the U.S. Air Force as a budget analyst and management analyst. She will develop business contacts to facilitate community/business relations and assist in developing management plans for fundraising and financial plans for BEACON operations.

Dawn Rybacki has joined Circle of Health Wellness Center as a massage therapist.

Douglas Barker has joined Gorman & Gorman Home Loans as a mortgage banker. He has more than seven years' experience in the mortgage industry.

John A. Mattingly, M.D., has joined Imaging Center at Wolf Creek in Swansea as a general radiologist/MRI specialist. He has more than 12 years of experience in interpretation of both open and closed MRI cases.

Stan Sieron, a Belleville resident and a vice president for the National Association of Realtors, recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he took part in midyear legislative meetings.

Sam Vartanian, of Fairview Heights, has achieved 20 years of safe driving without a preventable accident at FedEx Ground. He has been a professional truck driver for 21 years with FedEx Ground and works out of the St. Louis facility.

D&R Builders Inc., a construction company in Madison, has been appointed as a dealer for Lester Building Systems LLC, a supplier of pre-engineered post-frame buildings. The company will serve eastern Missouri and south central Illinois.

Vicki Albl, of Edwardsville, is celebrating 45 years with the metro-east Illinois office of Chicago Title Insurance Co. She started as an abstract typist and is currently the senior title examiner.

The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois announced it has added O'Fallon-based Miles Properties Inc. and St. Louis-based Murphy Co. to its list of members.

Gregory Fisher has joined Gorman & Gorman Home Loans as a mortgage banker. He has been a mortgage professional for more than 20 years.