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Business Briefs: June 13

By: Kate Uptergrove

From left: Bob Leonard, director of operations for The Gatesworth Communities; Mike Doyle, chief financial officer; David Smith and Charles Deutsch, co-owners.


Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems presented Chesterfield Service with a Medal of Excellence award. Bryant Medals of Excellence are awarded annually to the top 15 dealers who distinguish their businesses through outstanding customer service, sales and loyalty to the Bryant brand. Chesterfield Service is a family owned and operated company that has been serving its community since 1976.


Keith Meyer has joined Central Bank, 425 N. New Ballas Road, suite 101, in Creve Coeur, as a mortgage loan officer. Meyer has over 16 years of experience in the mortgage industry.

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Dr. Mary Schmidt began serving as medical director of Delmar Gardens North Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on June 1. A graduate of the University of Missouri Medical School, Schmidt interned at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur and completed her residency at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center – Internal Medicine. 

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MICDS [Mary Institute and Country Day School] has announced the appointment of Elizabeth [Beth] Miller, CPA, as the school’s chief financial officer, effective June 18. A St. Louis native, Miller comes to MICDS having most recently served as chief financial officer, chief administrative officer and executive vice president at NIDEC Americas Holding Corporation. Prior to that, she served a long tenure in various positions at Emerson Electric, most notably as vice president of finance, CFO from 2006-2010. Miller holds an MBA and a bachelor’s in accounting and finance from St. Louis University.

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Becky Miller has been named as early childhood center director for Living Word Church in Wildwood, 17315 Manchester Road. Miller graduated from Webster University with a degree in early childhood education with an emphasis in special education. Miller previously worked for a nonprofit agency in an inclusive 2-year-old classroom and a 3- to 5-year-old classroom while providing developmental therapy in the community through Missouri’s First Steps program. She also ran a program called Sibshops for the siblings of children with special needs and owned and operated a private childcare business.


In celebration of its 50th anniversary, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union launched a community engagement program known as 50 Small Acts of Cooperation. The program helps 1st Financial members, nonmembers and local nonprofits with anything from paying a bill to collecting school supplies to participating in paid employee volunteer days to feeding the homeless and more. To date, 1st Financial has completed 20 of the 50 Acts that the bank has planned in 2018. The public is welcome to submit nominations for 50 Acts of Cooperation online at 1stfinancialfcu.org.

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Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company has signed a new long-term lease agreement at the Central Park Square building, 16150 Main Circle Drive in Chesterfield. MassMutual will occupy the entire fifth floor of the building. The space will house financial representatives, executives and administrative personnel. The firm is expected to move into the space in early summer.

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Six months after debuting its new, three-story, 102,000-square-foot expansion featuring 90 upscale apartment homes, McKnight Place Assisted Living & Memory Care is celebrating the completion of the second phase of its $32 million investment project. The doors of the original McKnight Place building now open to a newly renovated 74,000-square-foot space featuring 18 additional assisted living suites and dedicated memory care in 27 separate memory care suites, accessible via a different entrance, for residents with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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Logan University and the University of Missouri-St. Louis have partnered to offer joint health services for students. Enrolled UMSL students, their spouses and dependents will be eligible to receive chiropractic services at either of Logan University’s two Health Centers, on campus in Chesterfield, or in St. Peters. In return, currently enrolled Logan students, their spouses and dependents will be eligible to receive eye and vision care when visiting any of UMSL’s College of Optometry’s eye care facilities in the St. Louis area.


The Parkway School District hosts a job fair for operations staff including bus drivers and dietary aids from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 21 at Parkway Central Middle, 471 N. Woods Mill Road.

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The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce holds its general membership meeting from 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20 at Green Trails Church, 14237 Ladue Road in Chesterfield. Admission is $25 for members; $30 for non-member guests through June 15. Admission increases by $5 from June 16 through June 18. Walk-ins are not guaranteed a meal. Register online at chesterfieldmochamber.com or by calling (636) 532-3399. 

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The West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce General Membership Meeting Luncheon is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 28 at The Wildwood Hotel, 2801 Fountain Place in Wildwood. Guest speaker Judy Ryan shares “Improving Your Business by Improving Your Culture.” Admission is $25 for members; $30 for non-member guests. There is a $5 surcharge for registration less than 48 hours and walk-ins. To register, call (636) 230-9900 or visit westcountychamber.com.

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