Metro-East News

Business people

The Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois has added new board members: Keith Burton, president and chief executive officer of GCS Credit Union; Lisa Vaninger-Gaffney, senior account executive of the Midwest-based office furniture company Hendricksen; Rick Barbee, vice president of SEACOR Holdings in St. Louis; Derek Barnard, certified public accountant and partner of Anders CPA + Advisors, and Gary Voellger, vice president of Booz Allen Hamilton in O’Fallon.


Nathan Joshu and Curtis Papproth Hudson Tree Service in Millstadt have earned their ISA Certified Arborist credentials after completing the certified arborist exam administered by the International Society of Arboriculture.


Edwardsville law firm Byron Carlson Petri & Kalb have hired senior associate attorney Joshua Mistler of Columbia. Mistler is licensed to practice in both Illinois and Missouri.