Jul 03

Ohio House Motel Launches New and Improved Website

Affordable Chicago Hotel: 10 Suggestions Why You Need To Appreciate Them

Ohio House Motel recently launched a website to help offer better and more convenient services to their visitors. Through the new website, you are able to now book and reserve rooms no matter where you are in the United States. As a matter of fact, even in case you are from a different country and you wish to visit Chicago, you may always visit their website and book your lodging there. If you will book your lodging online, you are going to get a free breakfast and parking space. If you’d like to consider a Low-cost Downtown Chicago Hotel, you can expect that Ohio House Motel will be your most suitable option.

Ohio House Motel started in 1960 and since then, they have been giving the best lodging for visitors with the best price. It is located at the corner of LaSalle Street and Ohio Street in the center of Downtown Chicago. This is one of the least expensive motels in Chicago right now, but the rooms are actually high class and they’re all very comfortable. This is exactly like staying in a high-class hotel without paying too much. It has experienced multiple refurbishments and restorations to keep with the times and the requirements of guests, but the lodging is still inexpensive so guests around the country are booking here in Ohio House.

The new Ohio House website actually gives a wide range of features that you’ll be able to take advantage of. All the information that you want to understand about the popular motel, the rooms that they give and the amenities that they really have can be seen on their website. The good thing about this is that you can reserve or book a room immediately on their website and you are going to be able to get a free breakfast as well. It means that you’ll be able to access their website anywhere so long as you have a Web connection and reserve your room regardless of where you are. If you would like to give them a call, you are able to find their phone number on the website.

Ohio House Motel also provides some marketing deals every once in awhile, that will make their already inexpensive rates much more inexpensive for the visitors. You are able to also prefer to be a member and you can earn free nights in Ohio House. Ensure that you contact them if you want more info.

They offer free breakfast once you book directly online, free parking and also free WIFI access to make sure that you are going to always be updated with your social media accounts.

If you’d like to be updated on their latest deals and promotions, you can sign up on their website so you are going to be notified for special offers directly on your email.

If you’d like to seek out Chicago Hotel with free parking and a Chicago Hotel with free breakfast, Ohio House is a great choice. You may check out their site to understand more about their services.

Jun 18

AMM Communications Certified as Women Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise by St. Louis International Airport

image of Ann Marie Mayuga

Ann Marie Mayuga is AMM Communications co-founder and principal

AMM Communications LLC, the St. Louis-based digital marketing, public relations, and talent acquisition firm, was recently certified by St. Louis International Airport as a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE).

Founded in 2008 by Ann Marie and Ed Mayuga, AMM Communications, a PR and digital agency, serves clients throughout the St. Louis region, nationwide and internationally. The firm has grown from initially offering public relations, media relations and social media consulting from 10 years ago to evolving into one of the only digital public relations firms in St. Louis using the Paid Earned Social Owned (PESO) model, which was created by Gini Dietrich, PR-thought leader and founder of the influential blog, http://spinsucks.com.

AMM Communications has been certified by the State of Missouri as a Woman-Business Owned Enterprise (WBE) business since 2011.

Founded in 2008, AMM Communications LLC, the St. Louis-based PR and digital agency, and talent acquisition firm, provides media relations, digital public relation, business development, crisis communications, content marketing, internal communications, communications skills training, digital marketing, reputation management, social media consulting, and executive search services for businesses nationwide. AMM Communications is a Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certified by the State of Missouri, and St. Louis County and St. Louis City, and is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) by St. Louis County and St. Louis City. AMM Communications has been voted one of the “Best PR Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly from 2010-2018. We want to help you … Drive your sales. Communicate better. Hire well. For more information, please visit, http://ammcommunications.com or call 314.485.9499.

Jun 14

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter Elects 2018 Officers and Board of Directors

Toni Douaihy, 2018 ACC STL President

Toni Douaihy, 2018 ACC STL President

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, recently elected its new president and certain officers and directors to its board of directors.

The 2018 ACC STL leadership team includes: 

  • President – Toni Douaihy, Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Macy’s, Inc.
  • President-Elect – Chrissy Teske, Senior Attorney, Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • Secretary – John Rebman, Sr. Corporate Counsel, Regulatory Law & Policy, Monsanto Company
  • Treasurer  Brian Parsons, Counsel, Macy’s, Inc.
  • Immediate Past President – Kristol Simms, Ameren Corporation
  • Advocacy Chair – Barbara Barrett, Chief Compliance Officer, Reliant Care Management Company
  • Membership Chair – Nancy McCahan, Managing General Counsel, Sugar Creek Capital
  • Program Chair – Jennifer Herner, Associate General Counsel, World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Communications Chair – Sven Fickeler, Senior Corporate Counsel, Bunzl Distribution USA, LLC
  • Board Member – Patricia Duft, Vice President, Legal, Covidient
  • Board Member – Paula Finlay, Assistant Vice President – Senior Legal Counsel, Labor and Employment, AT&T Legal Department
  • Board Member – Katherine Krebel, Corporate Counsel, DRS Technologies, Inc.
  • Board Member – Elfin Noce, Senior Manager & Counsel, Charter Communications, Inc.
  • Board Member – Rachel Paul, Senior Counsel, Midwest Employers Casualty Company
  • Board Member – Erika Schenk, General Counsel & Vice President of Compliance, World Wide Technology, Inc.
  • Board Member – Sharhonda Shahid, Intellectual Property Counsel, EMD Millipore Corporation
  • Board Member – Margy Weisman, Assistant General Counsel, ESCO Technologies Inc.
  • Board Member – Denise Whitener, Senior Counsel, Wells Fargo Law Department
  • International Board of DirectorsJan Robey Alonzo, former Senior Vice President & General Counsel, UniGroup, Inc.
  • Past President Committee ChairChristopher Goddard, Washington University, Associate General Counsel
  • Sponsorship Co-ChairRenee Schenk, Assistant General Counsel, Commercial Monsanto
  • Corporate Counsel Institute Committee ChairTyrus Ulmer, The Boeing Company, Chief Counsel
  • Ex-Officio: Barry Klinckhardt, Fabick CAT, General Counsel; Chris Goddard, Jan Alonzo, Tyrus Ulmer, Renee Schenk

Contact:

Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications

314.485.9499

annmarie@ammcommunications.com

About the ACC STL:

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has grown to become one of the leading chapters in the country by its national association having been selected as “Chapter of the Year” three times with the most recent award in 2017.  To learn more, please visit, https://www.acc.com/chapters/stlouis/.

Jun 01

Purk & Associates, P.C., Celebrates Ninth Anniversary

Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates President

Purk & Associates, P.C., the leading, independently owned St. Louis-based accounting and management advisory firm, celebrates its ninth anniversary June 1.

“Looking back at the past nine years, it is humbling to see how Purk & Associates has grown. We want to thank our clients for the opportunity to serve them and grow with them. I want to thank our team members because they are the ones who helped make our company a thriving, engaging workplace where we support one another and celebrate one another’s success,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates president and co-founding shareholder.

Since its founding in June 2009, Purk & Associates has achieved significant financial growth, attracted and retained leading talent, and has been recognized nationally as one of the best accounting firms to work for in the country.

Purk & Associates was named to Inc. Magazine’s 500 | 5000 Fastest Growing Companies from 2014 – 2016, and was selected by Accounting Today as one of the “Top 100 Best Accounting Firms to Work For” from 2014 – 17. Purk & Associates was selected by the St. Louis Business Journal as the recipient of the 2010 and 2016 “Best Places to Work,” and selected as a Top 5 finalists in 2012, 2014 and 2015. The firm was voted by the Small Business Monthly readers as one of the “Best Accounting Firms in St. Louis” from 2010 – 2018.

Founded in 2009 with headquarters in St. Louis, Purk & Associates, P.C., is a nationally recognized and award winning, independently owned accounting and management advisory firm that delivers a full range of tax, accounting, audit and consulting services. At Purk & Associates, our focus is to help you achieve more financial and business success. To learn more, please visit www.purkpc.com.

Jun 01

AMM Communications Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

image of Ann Marie Mayuga

Ann Marie Mayuga is AMM Communications co-founder and principal

AMM Communications LLC, the St. Louis-based digital marketing, public relations, and talent acquisition firm, celebrated its tenth anniversary June 1.

Founded in 2008 by Ed and Ann Marie Mayuga, AMM Communications works with businesses nationwide and internationally in the financial services, professional services, technology, health care industries, and not-for-profits.

“We want to thank our clients, family and friends for their support for the past ten years. We are excited about the future of digital marketing and public relations, helping our clients’ businesses grow, and giving back to the St. Louis community,” said Ann Mayuga Mayuga, AMM Communications co-founder and partner.

Founded in 2008 by Ann Marie and Ed Mayuga, AMM Communications, a PR and digital agency, serves clients throughout the St. Louis region and nationwide. The firm has evolved from its initial offerings of public relations and social media consulting to evolving into one of the only digital public relations firms in St. Louis using the Paid Earned Social Owned (PESO) model when working with clients. The PESO model was created by Gini Dietrich, PR-thought leader and founder of the influential blog, Spinsucks.

“It is hard to summarize lessons learned in the past 10 years evolving as a digital marketing and PR firm, and as an entrepreneur,” said Mayuga. “The best lessons we’ve learned is that the time goes buy fast so understand we need to always learn and push ourselves to be the best for clients, family, friends and our community. Our goal from day one is to continue to help our clients tell their stories well to help their businesses grow and thrive.”

AMM Communications has also been voted one of the “Best St. Louis Public Relations Firms” by the readers of Small Business Monthly for eight consecutive years from 2010-17. Also, the firm was selected by Small Business Monthly as one of its “2017 Future 50” companies, an award recognizing privately held companies that are key economic indicators for regional business growth.

Founded in 2008, AMM Communications LLC, the St. Louis-based PR and digital agency, and talent acquisition firm, provides media relations, digital public relation, business development, crisis communications, content marketing, internal communications, communications skills training, digital marketing, reputation management, social media consulting, and executive search services for businesses nationwide. AMM Communications is WBE certified, and has been voted one of the “Best PR Firms in St. Louis” by Small Business Monthly from 2010-2017. We want to help you … Drive your sales. Communicate better. Hire well.For more information, please visit, http://ammcommunications.com or call 314.485.9499.

May 31

Purk & Associates Welcomes Lisa Pearson as an Associate

Lisa Pearson, associate at Purk & Associates

Lisa Pearson, associate at Purk & Associates

Purk & Associates, the award-winning, nationally recognized accounting and management consulting firm, announced today that Lisa Pearson joined as an Associate in the Controllership department.

In her new role, Pearson will provide QuickBooks consulting and training services for small business owners, entrepreneurs and professional service firms. She will also provide clients with onsite bookkeeping and payroll tax returns.

Pearson is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor, who has received annual certification in QuickBooks every year since 2003, including Desktop, Enterprise, and Point of Sale versions.

Prior to joining Purk & Associates, Pearson founded and managed a successful bookkeeping and QuickBooks consulting business, “Lisa’s Bookkeeping & Office Training,” which she started in 2002 and recently sold. She built the business to more than 650 active clients in multiple industries.

“We’re excited to have Lisa join our team. She is a rare combination of a top-notch professional who is well experienced and knowledgeable about QuickBooks, and she is a successful entrepreneur who understands a large part of our client base,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates President and Co-Founding Shareholder.

Pearson was also an adjunct instructor in QuickBooks at Ozarks Technical Community College / Center for Workforce Development from 2009 until earlier this year.

“I’m thrilled to be the newest team member to join Purk & Associates. The entrepreneurial culture, opportunities to serve clients, and the quality of each team member is what immediately caught my attention about this unique firm,” said Pearson.

Founded in 2009 with headquarters in St. Louis, Purk & Associates, P.C., is a nationally recognized and award winning, independently owned accounting and management advisory firm that delivers a full range of tax, accounting, audit and consulting services. At Purk & Associates, our focus is to help our clients achieve more financial and business success. To learn more, please visit http://purkpc.com.

May 05

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter Hosts June 5 Diversity Summer Kick Off

Event Held for 2018 Summer Interns, Volunteers, and Members to Network

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, will host its annual Diversity Summer Kick Off event Tues., June 5, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Anheuser Busch Visitors Center located at 1200 Lynch Street, St. Louis, MO, 63118.

The purpose of the event is for 2018 ACC Summer interns, the intern host companies and mentors, as well as ACC STL’s 2018 Street Law Volunteers (Street Law is an annual event that teaches young people about the practice of law beyond the common court room appearance), to mingle with current members, learn about upcoming Chapter events, and discuss with law students the benefits and opportunities available with an in-house counsel career path.

Partnering with the ACC STL to host the event is Thompson Coburn, LLP, a current gold-level sponsor of the St. Louis Chapter.

“One of the ACC STL value propositions is to promote diversity and inclusion among our members, the companies our members represent, and within the legal community. ACC STL members represent corporations in a wide variety of industries with a global reach, and part of our commitment to our membership is to offer programming to network, educate and have fun,” said Toni Douaihy, 2018 ACC STL President, and Macy’s Vice President and Assistant General Counsel.

 

About the ACC STL:

The Association of Corporate Counsel – St. Louis Chapter (ACC STL), the pre-eminent professional development organization serving in-house counsel, was founded in 1987. The St. Louis chapter has more than 550 members who represent more than 100 organizations. During its 30-year-history, the ACC STL has grown to become one of the leading chapters in the country by its national association having been selected as “Chapter of the Year” three times with the most recent award in 2017.  To learn more, please visit, https://www.acc.com/chapters/stlouis/.

 

May 02

The Business Bank of St. Louis Voted One of the “Best St. Louis Banks in 2018” by Small Business Monthly Readers

Business Bank of St. LouisThe Business Bank of St. Louis (BBSTL) was voted one of the “Best St. Louis Banks in 2018” by the readers of Small Business Monthly.

“To be voted one of the best St. Louis banks by the readers of Small Business Monthly is a real compliment to The Business Bank. Our team of professionals constantly look at ways to go above and beyond to make sure that our clients experience the best possible service and attention to help them achieve personal and professional success,” said Larry Kirby, President & CEO.

BBSTL was voted one of the “Best St. Louis Banks” by the readers of Small Business Monthly in 2015 and 2017.

During the past several years, three of the Company’s bankers have been recognized by the publication for being local industry leaders. The BBSTL associates include:

  • Jeremy Shore, Vice President – SBA Lending, was selected as one of the “2017 Top St. Louis Lenders.”
  • Kelly Bender, Vice President – Commercial Lending, was selected as one of “2017 Best Bankers in St. Louis.”
  • Rodney Malone, Vice President – Private Banking, was selected as one of “2016 Top St. Louis Employees.”

To review the list of the “Best St. Louis Banks in 2018,” please click here.

For more than 15 years, The Business Bank of St. Louis has provided a full-service banking facility in the heart of the Clayton business district located at 8000 Maryland Avenue, Clayton, MO, 63105. The mission of the Bank and the primary focus of the team members is to be the leading financial partner for St. Louis’ business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals who need customized solutions to guide them toward financial success. For more information, visit http://bbstl.com.

May 01

Purk & Associates, P.C., Selected as One of Small Business Monthly’s “2018 Best Accounting Firms in St. Louis”

Purk & Associates, P.C., the leading, independently owned St. Louis-based accounting and management advisory firm, was recently voted as one of the “2018 Best Accounting Firms in St. Louis” by readers of Small Business Monthly in the May issue.

“We are thrilled to be  voted by the Small Business Monthly readers as one of the best accounting firms in St. Louis. Our success is tied directly to the success of our clients,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates CEO & Founding Shareholder.

This year, Purk & Associates has been voted by the readers of Small Business Monthly as one of the “Best in Quality,” in January; “Best in Customer Service,” in February; and one of its team members, T.J. Hoeferlin, Director of Assurance, was selected as one of the publication’s “Top 100 St. Louisans to Know in Business.”

This award-winning firm has been voted one of the “Top Accounting Firms to Work For” by Accounting Today, selected as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the St. Louis Business Journal, and made the Inc. Magazine’s 500 | 5000 list.

To view the Small Business Monthly list of 2018 Top Accounting Firms, click here.

Founded in 2009 with headquarters in St. Louis, Purk & Associates, P.C., is a nationally recognized and award winning, independently owned accounting and management advisory firm that delivers a full range of tax, accounting, audit and consulting services. At Purk & Associates, our focus is to help our clients achieve more financial and business success. To learn more, please visit www.purkpc.com.

Apr 09

Jeremy Shore, The Business Bank of St. Louis Vice President of SBA Lending, Selected as Small Business Monthly “2018 Top 100 St. Louisans to Know”

Jeremy Shore, Vice President of SBA Lending at The Business Bank of St. Louis (BBSTL)

Jeremy Shore, Vice President of SBA Lending at The Business Bank of St. Louis (BBSTL)

Jeremy Shore, Vice President of SBA Lending at The Business Bank of St. Louis (BBSTL), was selected as one of Small Business Monthly’s “2018 Top 100 St Louisans to Know.”

Shore, who joined BBSTL 2016, works with a variety of entrepreneurs and business owners to provide flexible and creative financing solutions. He is also experienced helping clients with business acquisition financing, debt restructuring and partner buyouts. In 2017, Shore was selected as one of the “Top STL Lenders” by Small Business Monthly.

“I am honored to be named one of the Top 100 St. Louisans to Know. When I started my banking career more than 10 years ago, I gravitated toward SBA lending because I enjoy working with and providing solutions for entrepreneurs and business owners,” said Shore.

Shore received a bachelor of science in business administration with a major in finance and minor in marketing from Saint Louis University. He is an active member of the Chaminade College Prep Alumni Board and the St. Louis Sports Commission Associates. He is also involved with Habitat for Humanity Young Friends.

To read Shore’s profile along with the other recipients of Small Business Monthly’s “2018 Top 100 St. Louisans to Know,” please click on the following link, https://bit.ly/2GNhSvD.

For more than 15 years, The Business Bank of St. Louis has provided a full-service banking facility in the heart of the Clayton business district located at 8000 Maryland Avenue, Clayton, MO, 63105. The mission of the Bank and the primary focus of the team members is to be the leading financial partner for St. Louis’ business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals who need customized solutions to guide them toward financial success. For more information, visit http://bbstl.com.