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Accounting
Davis, Lynn & Moots PC hired certified public accountant Dallas Stovall as manager of tax and accounting services. Stovall, who came to Springfield from Wyoming, received her Master of Accountancy degree from Missouri State University.

Architecture
Andrew Carimi was hired as a project designer at Esterly, Schneider & Associates Inc. Carimi, who graduated from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, developed a transit and circulation plan that linked the campus.

Banking
Conrad Griggs was named business development officer with The Bank of Missouri. Griggs, who also focuses on investment and retirement planning, has 30 years of investment experience, 26 of which were with Merrill Lynch.

Shelley Igert
was promoted to bank officer at BancorpSouth. Igert, who joined the bank in 1997 and has more than 15 years of banking experience. She oversees audit functions for six BancorpSouth offices in Springfield.

Steve Green joined the InvestorServices team at Ozark Mountain Bank. Green has 33 years of experience in banking and financial services.

Pam Drussel was promoted to vice president of branch operations at Ozark Mountain Bank. Drussel has 20 years of banking experience and has worked for Ozark Mountain Bank since 2005.

Education
Gov. Jay Nixon recognized Clever R-V High School for achieving Missouri’s A+ Schools designation, one of 37 schools that earned the designation in May 2010. Students who graduate from an A+ designated school can earn scholarships to cover the costs of tuition and fees at any public two-year community college or technical school in the state.

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching selected MSU for its 2010 Community Engagement Classification, based on how the university’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices promote community engagement among faculty, staff and students. MSU is one of 115 institutions recognized with the classification last year.

Jana Estergard-Roberts was named director of human resources at Jordan Valley Community Health Center. Estergard-Roberts previously worked as equal opportunity officer at Missouri State University, where she’d been employed since 1997, and she has experience in disability support services and vocational rehabilitation. She graduated from Doane College in 1992 and earned a master’s in vocational rehabilitation from Bowling Green State University.

Steve Underwood
was hired as general manager at Destination Powersports. Underwood previously owned the business when it operated as Surdyke Motorsports.

Global University hired six people to positions with the school: John G. Nill, provost; Nicole Vicari, director of donor relations; Sharon Page, recruitment coordinator; Rachel Wyant, enrollment representative; Eric Braswell, morning receptionist; and Roberto Ponce, director of university communications.

Government
Vicki McFarland, an administrative assistant to Branson city administrators, was named 2010 Branson City Employee of the Year. McFarland was selected from 12 staff members named employees of the month throughout the year.

Health Care
St. John’s Health System was ranked No. 3 in health care analytics firm SDI’s list of the top 100 integrated health care delivery networks in 2011. St. John’s was ranked No. 1 in 2007 and 2009. CoxHealth ranked No. 48 on SDI’s 2010 list.

Nonprofit
Convoy of Hope received a $70,000 grant from the Jonas Brothers’ Change for the Children Foundation. The donation will help fund daily school children’s feeding programs in Haiti, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua and Kenya, as well as a weekly family feeding program in the Philippines.[[In-content Ad]]

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