Business personnel 09/04/01

Tuesday, September 4, 2001

New general manager at home center

Bill Wooten of Jackson is new general manager at Monty's Manufactured Homes Center, 602 S. Kingshighway in Cape Girardeau.

Wooten's appointment was announced recently.

He has been in sales more than 20 years and has been with Monty's mobile home five years.

KZIM hires new co-host news anchor

Faune Riggin has joined News Radio 960 KZIM as new morning drive co-host news anchor and reporter.

Riggin is experienced in broadcasting, with two years in radio news and talk shows, and five years as a television chief weather forecaster and reporter with the CBS affiliate in Bismarck, N.D. She was most recently affiliated with a number-one rated morning news radio program in Bismarck.

KZIM is owned and operated by the Zimmer Radio Group.

Radake completes software training

Michael A. Radake, CPA with Schott & Van de Ven, Certified Public Accountants has completed a three-day training on ACL software. ACL is the worldwide leader in data analysis solutions for audit and business professionals.

Radake said, "ACL Software will improve audit efficiency and provide managers with useful information never before available to them."

Schott & Van de Ven is a full-service public accounting firm at 1020 N. Kingshighway, Suite D, Cape Girardeau. Founded in 1959, the firm has satellite offices in Marble Hill, Mo., and Marion, Ill.

New sales associates at Century 21 Dutch

Six new sales associates have joined Century 21 Dutch Realty, 528 E. Jackson Boulevard, in Jackson.

They include:

Marty Koeller of Jackson, sales associate and manager of the property management division of Century 21 Dutch Realty. She is working towards her GRI (Graduate-Realtor Institute), APM (accredited property manager) and ABR (accredited buyers representative) designations;

Denise Stover of Jackson, who has 11 years of experience in banking, including mortgage loans and real estate loans;

Leslie Leimbach of Jackson, who has 15 years experience in teaching elementary school;

Dustin Huckstep of Scott City, a recent graduate of the Cape Girardeau School of Real Estate;

Sheila J. King, who has worked with her husband, Bill, in rental property over the past five years. She has been employed as secretary with Jackson R-II School District a number of years;

Jason Lacy of Jackson, who started his career in real estate earlier this year with Century 21 Dutch.

Bluff man to head pharmacy association

James Harlan, owner of Super D Express Pharmacy in Poplar Bluff is new president-elect of the Missouri Pharmacy Association.

Harlan has served on the group's executive board two years. He has been a member of the association's House of Delegates and Long Term Care Committee. A member of the Southeast Missouri Pharmacy Association, Harlan is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana College of Pharmacy.

The Missouri Pharmacy Association, with headquarters in Jefferson City, serves as a professional organization for pharmacists.

WIB president honored for years of service

Ron Swift, president and CEO of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Southeast Missouri, was recently honored for 15 years service.

He received the award from WIB chairperson Beth McFarland of Bonne Terre, during a two-day WIB retreat held at the Holiday Inn in Cape Girardeau.

Eighty-nine people attended the two-day retreat.

The WIB helps people get and keep jobs. Johnnie Ray Conklin of Kelso and J. J. Richardson of Cape Girardeau are Cape County WIB members.

-- From staff reports

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