Brady Deaton and Kattesh Katti
University of Missouri Chancellor Deaton and Katti, professor of radiology and physics in the School of Medicine and the College of Arts and Science and senior research scientist at the MU Research Reactor, were awarded honorary degrees from the Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences in Allahabad, India, on Dec. 9.
Deaton was honored for his contributions in the field of agricultural economics and his leadership as the chairman of the board for International Food and Agricultural Development.
Katti was honored for his scientific contributions in the green nanotechnological and nanobiomedical sciences.
Leeper was awarded the Denny Douglas Award to recognize her community service and contributions over the years. Leeper has been with RE/MAX Boone Realty since 2007.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce announced the appointment of McCormick as its new president, replacing Don Laird, who retired on Jan. 15, 2013.
Bateson, Missouri Small Business Technology and Development Centers business counselor and Business Growth Services team leader at MU, has been certified as an economic gardening team leader by the Edward Lowe Foundation’s National Center for Economic Gardening.
Columbia Hospitality Association 2013 Officer Slate
President Teri Weise, Holiday Inn Executive Center
President-Elect Susan Bell, Hampton Inn & Suites at the University of Missouri
Vice President-Membership Jay Gandhi, Motel 6 East
Vice President-Education Mike Kelly, Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center
Secretary Stephanie Hall, Hampton Inn, Clark Lane
Treasurer Heather Hargrove, Holiday Inn Executive Center
Immediate Past President Jevon Jerke, Super 8 Columbia-East
Harrison has been promoted to Landmark Bank’s assistant branch manager at the Cherry Hill location. She will oversee new account development, personal lending, customer relations and daily operational activities of the banking center.
Sejfic joined Landmark Bank as the assistant branch manager at the 63 South location. She comes to Landmark Bank with nearly five years of banking experience.
Stone, property manager with Jacobs Realty, was awarded the Multi-Site Supervisor of the Year Award at the annual Flame Awards for the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Claypole, director of business operations at Jacobs Realty, was awarded the Outstanding Employee of the Year Award at the annual Flame Awards for the St. Louis Chapter of the Institute of
Real Estate Management.
Eldin Caldarevic and Cindy Randolph
Caldarevic and Randolph were promoted to premier services inventory managers for MBS Direct, a division of MBS Textbook Exchange. They are responsible for buying decisions following the established rules for each client school as well as determining correct quantities of course materials to order.
Harper, OATS driver, was honored as the recipient of the annual 2012 Safe Driver Award for the mid-Missouri region. Harper was selected to receive the award based on his exemplary commitment to safe driving and outstanding customer service. Harper drives the Columbia route that takes clients to medical appointments and work. He has been with OATS since 2001.
Gerald Brouder, president of Columbia College in Missouri, received the Phillip Sirotkin Award for exemplary leadership in advancing Midwest higher education through interstate cooperation from the Midwestern Higher Education Compact.
“Serving as a Missouri commissioner for MHEC has been a wonderful experience,” Brouder says. “My hope is that in some small way that I have contributed to the advancement of higher education through my service to MHEC. I am truly honored to receive the Sirotkin Award.”
Landmark Bank announced the promotion of Unnerstall to branch manager at the Cherry Hill location. His responsibilities include new account development, staff development, personal lending, customer relations and daily operational activities of the banking center.
Landmark Bank announced the promotion of Pritchard to assistant branch manager at the Motor location. He will oversee new account development, personal lending, customer relations and daily operational activities of the banking center.