People on the move 7/28/08

Monday, July 28, 2008

Pobst joins staff of Realty Executives

Realty Executives of Cape County has added Merideth Pobst to its staff. Pobst has been a Realtor for four years and has transferred her license from Century 21 Heartland in Cape Girardeau. Her community involvement includes serving as secretary for the Jackson chapter of the American Business Women's Association, volunteering with Jackson's Miss Homecomers Pageant and being a member of the New McKendree United Methodist Church praise and worship team.

Cape residents join life insurance group

David Hahs and T. Ronald Hahs of Cape Girardeau achieved qualifying membership in the Million Dollar Roundtable, an international and independent association of about 19,000 life insurance producers. The Million Dollar Roundtable is a career milestone measured by sales and service achievements and ethical standards. Both men are financial representatives with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.

Cox receives real estate designation

James Cox with Realty Executives of Cape County has earned the title of seller representative specialist. The professional real estate designation is conferred by the Seller Representative Specialist Council. The council educates real estate agents on how to represent consumers who are looking for a benchmark of the highest level of service and professionalism when selecting a listing agent to market their home.

Interior designer joins Inspired Creations


Inspired Creations has added interior designer Cara Thompson to its design team. Thompson brings 35 years of construction and design experience to the business, a division of Gibson Services and Enterprises LLC.

Salon announces two additions to spa team

Elements Salon and Spa, 2031 Cape LaCroix Road in Cape Girardeau, has added Alexia Whitten and Elisha Bader to its spa team. Whitten is a board-certified permanent cosmetic professional. Bader is a licensed esthetician and graduate of the Skin Institute in St Louis, with a specialized certificate in body waxing and microdermabrasion.

Humane Society hires development specialist

cara thompson

Beth Boehm has been hired as development specialist at the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri, 2536 Boutin Drive in Cape Girardeau. A resident of Cape Girardeau for seven years, Boehm also has experience in the mental health field, where she worked as an art therapist and chemical dependency counselor.

Miller joins staff of McElrath real estate firm

Rodney Miller has joined the staff of McElrath Realty, 214 E. Jackson Blvd. in Jackson. Before he joined the realty firm, Miller was Cape Girardeau County clerk.

Skinner graduates from leadership program

Beth BOehm

Warren Skinner, assistant director of Career Linkages at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, is one of three Missouri representatives to graduate from the Delta Regional Authority Leadership Program in Little Rock, Ark. The Delta Leadership Institute, which is operated by the Delta Regional Authority, is designed to create a corps of leaders with a regional and national perspective. The Institute provides a yearlong leadership development program for regional leaders desiring to prepare themselves to face the challenges of the 21st century.

Modern Woodmen recognizes Ledbetter

Ron Ledbetter of Essex, Mo., a district representative with Modern Woodmen of America, was agent of the month in the Missouri East Agency for the month of March. Ledbetter joined Modern Woodmen's Rainwater Agency in Farmington, Mo., in 1991.

Franke joins Select Physical Therapy

Alexia Whitten

Justin Franke has joined the staff of Select Physical Therapy. A graduate of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo., Franke will work in the company's offices in Cape Girardeau at 240 S. Mount Auburn Road and in Jackson at 2387 W. Jackson Blvd.

Hendrickson Business Advisors adds consultant

Janet Livingston has joined Hendrickson Business Advisors, 1729 William St. in Cape Girardeau, as a consultant. Livingston spent the past 17 years at SRC Holdings Corp. in Springfield, Mo. During her time there, Livingston worked with businesses worldwide to improve profitability and employee relations using the principles of open-book management and creating organizations with business-savvy people. Livingston has recently relocated to the Cape Girardeau area with her husband, Rex, and their two children.

— From staff reports

Justin Franke

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