Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks fourth on the newly released Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Place to Work and Fortune. The firm is the highest-ranking financial-services firm on the list. The ranking considered more than 540,000 employee surveys from Great Place to Work-certified companies.

Debbie VanLoo

Central Trust Company announced that Debbie VanLoo has been promoted to senior vice president and market executive of the Jefferson City office. Debbie has been serving as senior vice president and relationship manager providing wealth advisory and management, tax and estate planning strategies, employee benefits, and fiduciary services to clients. She has worked in the legal, taxation, and financial services industry for more than 36 years, the last 23 of those with Central Trust Company. Debbie earned her degree in accounting from Lincoln University.

Jennifer Adelman

Capital Region Physicians welcomed Jennifer Adelman to Capital Region Physicians Primary Care. Adelman received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from MU and her Master of Science in nursing and family nurse practitioner certification from Maryville University. Adelman most recently served as an FNP at Jefferson City Medical Group Pediatric Acute Care. She has also served as a registered nurse and acute care nurse supervisor at MU Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Luke Holtschneider

WGU Missouri announced that Luke Holtschneider has been appointed to the WGU Missouri Advisory Board. As a private, nonprofit institution established by the state of Missouri, WGU Missouri works in partnership with its parent institution, Western Governors University, and under the guidance of the state advisory board. The advisory board is comprised of individuals who work or reside in Missouri and provide counsel on the most effective ways the university can meet the core mission of economic development in the state.

Holly Toelke-Geisler

Holly Toelke-Geisler joined Studio 573 as trainer and co-owner with Erin Bidlack. Toelke-Geisler has a BS in psychology from Lindenwood University. As co-owner, she’ll integrate her knowledge and understanding of the science behind why exercise helps us both mentally and physically.

Ken Satterfield

Ken Satterfield was inducted into the Psi Chapter of Beta Phi Mu during the 2018 Missouri Library Association Conference. Beta Phi Mu is the international library and information studies honor society that recognizes the scholastic achievement and leadership potential of library and information studies graduates and fosters the values of scholarship, leadership, and service in its members.

Kelsey Chrisman

Capital Region Medical Center would like to congratulate Kelsey Chrisman, Healthy Communities school coordinator, and Ashley Varner, Healthy Communities community coordinator, on their recent achievements. In their role at Capital Region Corporate and Community Health, Chrisman and Varner are coordinators of the Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Grant with the Missouri Foundation for Health. Kelsey Chrisman received the Engagement Expert Award for her work with Jefferson City Public Schools HSHC grant, and Ashley Varner received both the Media Maven Award and Engagement Expert Award for her work with the grant.

Ashley Varner