MOTTO Mortgage Leaders, a locally owned and operated full-service mortgage brokerage and a subsidiary of RE/MAX LLC, opened its latest St. Louis office location Aug. 29 at 174 Clarkson Road in Ballwin. At the new location, Mariana Anguelova will serve as the Senior Loan Officer for MOTTO Mortgage Leaders. Anguelova has over 18 years of experience working in all facets of the mortgage transaction, including operations management, closings, processing and pre-underwriting, For more information, call (636) 590-6700 or visit mottomortgage.com.
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Effective Oct. 24, Principal Financial Group office will be moving to 625 Maryville Centre Drive, Suite 110, from its Chesterfield location.
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Locally owned and operated Four Seasons Dental Company has moved to 14925 Manchester Road in Ballwin.
Radio veteran and “Donnybrook” fixture Wendy Wiese has been named the news director at KTRS [550 AM]. Wiese will co-anchor the weekday morning and afternoon newscasts with Jim Fairchild.
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Chesterfield resident Danielle Bateman Girondo has been named executive vice president of marketing at Midwest BankCentre. Girondo has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Pennsylvania.
The Saint Louis Bar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, honored five individuals during its 12th annual Spirit of Justice Awards Celebration on Oct. 4. The awards recognize lawyers, non-lawyers and organizations that “have demonstrated accomplishments, leadership and integrity in fostering and maintaining the rule of law and in facilitating and promoting improvement of the administration of justice.” The honorees are Kathryn P. Banks, J.D., LL.M., Washington University School of Law; Opal Jones, DOORWAYS president and CEO; Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Metro columnist; Jim Moran assistant vice president, chief of public safety at Saint Louis University; and Otis Williams, executive director for St. Louis Development Corporation.
JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 15th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and the 5th Annual JProStl Partnership Award. The theme for the event is “Drive to Succeed.” Nominations can be submitted by any staff person at a Jewish organization, day school or congregation. The deadline for submission is Nov. 1. Learn more and submit nominations at JFedSTL.org/Luncheon.
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The Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce hosts its general membership meeting at noon [doors open at 11:15 a.m.] on Wednesday Nov. 20 at Persimmon Woods Golf Club, 6401 Weldon Spring Road in Weldon Spring. Sponsored by Stanley Steemer. Guests are asked to bring a used stuff animal that will be cleaned, sanitized and donated to area kids in need. Admission is $30 for members; $35 for guests. A $5 discount applies for registrations through Nov. 18; a $5 surcharge applies to day-of walk-ins; walk-ins will not be guaranteed a meal. Register online at chesterfieldmochamber.com or by calling (636) 532-3399.
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The West St. Louis Chamber of Commerce hosts its general membership meeting from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at The Wildwood Hotel, 2801 Fountain Place in Wildwood. Admission is $25 for members; $30 for nonmember guests. There is a $5 surcharge for registration less than 48 hours prior to the luncheon and for walk-ins. To register, call (636) 230-9900.