Inside jobs: Metro-east business news

Kathleen Wilson of Belleville and Alan Scott Wesemann of Collinsville have joined Hospice of Southern Illinois in Belleville. Wilson has been hired as an event coordinator. Wesemann has been hired as a facilities supervisor.

Jason Plough, AIA, has joined Oates Associates. He will provide architectural design for the firm's existing base of clients as well as new government and private clients.

Also, Thomas Cissell, PE, Project Manager at Oates Associates, has been certified as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional by the Green Building Certification Institute.

Oates Associates has offices in Collinsville and St. Louis.

Minuteman Press has opened a new Minuteman Press Full Service Print & Graphics Center in Shiloh. The center is owned by Michael Bishop.

Seven new full-time faculty members have joined Lewis & Clark Community College in Godrey. New members are:

* Elizabeth (Lisa) Ebert, assistant professor/coordinator, Developmental Reading and English.

* Molly Finley, instructor, Mathematics.

* Robin Halemeyer, assistant professor, Nursing.

* Chrissea (Chris) Hallstead, associate instructor/coordinator, Dental Assisting.

* Robert Kokenyesi, Ph.D., associate professor, Biology.

*Chris Reynolds, instructor, Automotive.

*Chris Sullivan, instructor, Criminal Justice.

Thomas Watkins of Swansea has been named a new independent registered agent for Child Shield,, a national organization dedicated to the safety of America's children.

Andie Butler has been promoted from special assets officer to assistant vice president f special assets at TheBANK of Edwardsville in Edwardsville. She will develop alternative payment plans for at-risk mortgages and also acts as TheBANK's legal liaison. She is a resident of Edwardsville.

Ron Dunker of Waterloo has been named a financial representative for Country Financial. He recently completed the organization's training about the solutions that the company offers.

AmerenUE Senior Vice President-Missouri Energy Delivery Richard Mark recently completed the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Reactor Technology Course for Utility Executives.

Kevin Schwartz of Columbia was recently hired at Deli Star Corporation in Fayetteville. He was named the sales manager-Midwest Accounts, for Deli Star's new Food Service Division. He will be responsible for selling to local restaurants and food service distributors.

Anthony Baker has joined Gorman & Gorman Home Loans as a mortgage banker. He has over three years of sales management experience.

Sue Fizer of Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors attended the annual Howard Brinton, Star Power Conference in Denver.