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CBBC named Kristen Moore manager of the Columbia Mall Bank. Moore has been working in financial services with the company since 2008. Krisy Seidl was promoted to assistant branch manager at the Keene Financial Center. Jamie Canzoneri was promoted to consumer banking representative. Sarah Stevens and Carol Smith, in the customer service center, were promoted to senior customer service representative and customer service representative II, respectively. Kim Blanton, who works in the bank’s loan operations department, was promoted to senior loan processor. Morgan Johnston, at the West Broadway Bank, was promoted to senior teller. Nick Kyle and Kimberly Roberts, at the Lake of the Woods Bank; Matt Osburn, at the Downtown Bank; and Kaitlyn Lapsley, at the Rock Bridge Bank, were promoted to teller II. Justina Dial, Tanner Dodson, Sandy Jonas, Sarah Moreau and Josh Begley were named branch managers and consumer banking officers. Stacia Gerrish and Tori Messenger were named mortgage loan officers.
Caledon Virtual announced the hire of graphic designer Miranda Schuster. She joins after two years of experience in graphic design and studio management in Columbia.
Joe Class, CPA, has joined the member group. He currently serves as the treasurer of the board of directors for True North of Columbia. Jeremy E. Morris, CPA, has also joined the member group; he is the current treasurer of the Jefferson City Concert Association. Laura Cutler joined as a tax senior II in the Columbia office. She provides tax services to business and individual clients. Sally Dollar joined as an audit associate in the Columbia office.
Columbia Public Schools has recommended three individuals to fill vacancies within the school district: Dr. Kevin Brown, as assistant superintendent of secondary education; Brian Kurz, as the chief human resource officer; and Michelle Flores-Holz, as the 2016-2017 principal at Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School.
Jonathan W. Curtright has been named chief operating officer of MU Health Care. He will be responsible for all MU Health Care acute and ambulatory care operations as well as professional and support services. His job duties include achieving short- and long-term clinical, operational, financial, growth and human performance goals.
Sam Fleury has been promoted to associate director of public relations at Columbia College. He will support the functions of public relations, including community relations, strategic communication and legislative relations. He will coordinate media relations efforts and promote the college’s brand at all campus locations.
Extra Help Inc., one of the region’s largest woman-owned business enterprise suppliers, appointed Bauer as chief operating officer. Bauer will be responsible for overseeing, developing, and setting the strategic direction for the company’s newest division in professional and IT staffing.
Nick Shapiro has joined Commerce Bank as a business banking relationship manager. He is responsible for business development and relationship management related to the bank’s full line of banking, borrowing and treasury management solutions for commercial clients. He has 30 years of experience in finance.
Nicci Garmon has joined Columbia Real Estate as a realtor. Garmon also owns Rock Chick Productions, a radio production company, and she hosts a show on 96.7 KCMQ