Inside jobs: Metro-east business news

Marcy L. Heepke of Edwardsville was honored recently by the American Riding Instructors Association for her outstanding contributions to the horseback riding lesson industry by being named as one of their "Top 50 Riding Instructors in America." She is the owner and operator of Triangle H Farm, LLC. She has been giving riding lessons for 16 years.

TheBANK of Edwardsville announced that Rob Schwartz, senior vice president of Retail Banking, received his diploma for completion of the Graduate School of banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kelseigh Boggs, LMT, of Kelly Crocken & Associates Massage & Alternative Therapies, has completed her certification in Reflexology.

Chad Doyle and Judy Doyle of Strano and Associates Real Estate in Swansea recently attended the Illinois Association of Realtors annual real estate conference in Lombard.

Chad Doyle was appointed to the following committees: Generation X&Y Task Force, Grievance committee, Major Donor Working Group, Chairman of the Political Fundraising Working Group, RPAC Trustee, Realtor Political Involvement Committee, Spring Conference Working Group and The Strategic Planning Committee.

Judy Doyle was awarded the Presidential Medallion Award in recognition of her work with RPAC and the Major Donor Campaign. She is chairperson of the Major Donor Campaign in 2010.

Family Hospice in Belleville announced that Leah Corey, MSW, LSW, has been hired as social service coordinator.

Judy Dempcy has announced the formation of Judy Dempcy Homes in O'Fallon. She has been offering real estate services to the area since 1985.

Sara Thomas of Belleville has been hired as the assistant manager-sales and marketing for Deli Star Corporation's retail and food service division. She will be responsible for assisting in the selling and marketing to retailers nationwide.

RJN Group, Inc.'s CASS WORKS software received NASSCO's v4.4 Certification in Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program, Manhole Assessment and Certification Program and Lateral Assessment and Certification Program.

Also, Chris Horvath recently received certification for LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design). His main focus as a LEED AP will be in the field of storm water management including storm water quality and erosion control.

He is a private inflow reduction report (PIRR) and inflow/infiltration specialist.