Michael Poettker, of Heartland Mutual Insurance Co. in Belleville, has earned the Farm Mutual Director Certification designation from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Cos. The program was created in 2007 to recognize farm mutual insurance company board members for their educational accomplishments and dedication to professionalism.
Chicago podiatrist and Belleville-native Carlos Smith has been elected president of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association. The Illinois Podiatric Medical Association has 800 members and is celebrating its 100th year promoting foot and ankle health. Smith specializes in diabetic foot care and treats a variety of foot conditions.
SCI Engineering Inc. in O’Fallon has promoted Karl Ruhmann and Scott Harding to executive vice president. Tony Kreutz has been promoted to senior vice president, and Mike Hartoin, Dave Nolan, Ed Grimmer, Shawnna Erter and Trey Coad have each been promoted to vice president positions within the firm.