Celebrate with the business professionals in our community who are moving up, moving around, and gaining new experiences and opportunities.
A project architect for PWArchitects, Inc., Heidi Hyland has earned the LEED Green Associate credential, placing her among a group of leading professionals in the green building industry. As a credentialed professional, Heidi continues to increase her knowledge of green building practices and how to support others working on LEED projects and projects using LEED standards of practice. LEED Green Associates must earn 15 hours of continuing education hours within two years of earning the credential.
CenterPointe Hospital of Columbia is pleased to welcome Phil Sheridan, MSW, as chief executive officer. Phil comes to CenterPointe with 25 years of corporate and senior executive positions in several prestigious behavioral health companies. He has contributed executive leadership in treatment facilities providing a wide range of inpatient and outpatient treatment programs. Phil is highly regarded as an innovative and effective leader and change agent with extensive experience in working with leadership teams to develop efficient and successful businesses.
Adam Taylor has been recommended to the Columbia Board of Education to become the associate principal at Battle High School for the 2019-2020 school year and the principal in the 2020-2021 school year. Adam will work alongside current principal Kim Presko this academic year and will become the new principal after her retirement.
Socket is pleased to announce a promotion and the addition of new members to its team. Dave Sill was promoted to director of information technology after 20 years with the company. Christina Dablemont joins the Socket team as a human resources specialist. Ed Kalk joins Socket’s information technology group as a server specialist. Christi Wolverton joins Socket as a fiber development specialist.
Central Trust Company
Central Trust Company, an affiliate of Central Bank of Boone County, is pleased to announce that Sarah Hanneken, CTFA, and Amber Myers, CISP, were recently promoted to assistant vice president and relationship manager. Sarah has been with Central Trust Company since 2013 and is responsible for administering personal trusts, estates, investment management relationships, and individual retirement accounts. Amber has been with Central Trust Company for more than a decade and is responsible for administering personal trusts. She also provides wealth advisory and administrative services for IRAs and investment management accounts.
Columbia Chamber of Commerce
At the annual membership dinner and awards banquet for the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, four business professionals were acknowledged for their hard work and dedication throughout their careers to the Columbia community and past year with the Chamber. Outstanding Citizen of the Year went to Steve Smith, president and CEO of Job Point. George and Nadine Trial Ambassador of the Year went to Robert Aulgur, retired City of Columbia municipal court judge. Emerging Professional of the Year went to Keegan Thompson, intern architect at Simon Oswald Architecture. The Women’s Network Debin Benish Outstanding Businesswoman award went to Michele Batye, president of Dave Griggs Flooring America.