Business

Strictly Business: 8.8.18


Bryan Kaemmerer
, a partner at the law firm of McCarthy, Leonard, Kaemmerer, is the new board president for Saint Louis Crisis Nursery. He became a board member of the nonprofit in 2007.

Although it’s not yet completed, the St. Louis Aquarium at Union Station has announced its executive director and curator. Peta Wittig will lead the organization, and Aaron Sprowl will oversee its attractions. The aquarium is being built by McCarthy Building Cos.

Five orthopedic practices under the umbrella of Signature Medical Group are combining to form Signature Orthopedics. The practices formerly were known as Jefferson County Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, Mid County Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Premiere Care Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, St. Charles Orthopaedic Surgery Associates and Tesson Ferry Spine & Orthopedic Center.

The Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park has named Kathryn Feldt as its first executive director. She has more than 30 years of experience in development, marketing and leadership. Janet Schoedinger has been named board chair for the organization after serving as a board member and docent since 2002.

The Junior League of St. Louis has a new president. Carrie Crompton will be in the role for the next two years and has been a member of the organization since 2005.


Dwight D. Erdbuegger
has succeeded Robert J. Mathias as president of Cass Commercial Bank. Erdbuegger, 59, has 31 years of experience in the industry and most recently worked for Commerce Bank. Mathias is now chairman of the board.


Citizens for Modern Transit has named June McAllister Fowler as chair of its board. She is senior vice president of communications at BJC HealthCare.


Marc Connor
has taken the reins as chief experience officer for Midas Hospitality, Midas Capital, Midas Development and MC Hotel Construction. In the newly created position, Connor will oversee the family of companies’ strategic planning, global marketing and branding initiatives.

Mercy health system has hired Di Smalley as senior vice president of workforce solutions. She served as regional vice president for Mercy in Oklahoma since 2007.


Fran Poger
will begin serving as chair of the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center in September. She began volunteering as a docent in 2002.

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