Business Briefs | March 2017

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Chicago-based Brilliant recently opened its fourth location in Downers Grove. Brilliant is a search, staffing and management resources firm that specializes in accounting, finance and information technology. The firm’s other locations include downtown Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Schaumburg.



360 Youth Services has named Matt Cassity Project Coordinator for the Community Alliance for Prevention, which was founded to strengthen the community to prevent and reduce youth substance abuse. Cassity has planned and implemented evidence-based programs ranging from early childhood to parenting.



DuPage Medical Group recently welcomed six new physicians, including (from top left) Dr. Meghan Cox-Pedota, a board certified OB-GYN physician, Dr. Ayis Pyrros, who is board certified in diagnostic radiology, neuroradiology and clinical informatics, Dr. Kristie Delaney, board certified in nephrology, Dr. Ankit Rawal, board certified in nephrology, Dr. Jennifer Dunn, a board certified OB-GYN physician and (not shown) Dr. BJ Riskin, who has specialized in neurology for over twenty years.

DuPage Medical Group hired David Spaccarelli as chief operating officer for its southern region. Current COO Dennis Fine will remain in his position, focusing on the northern region. Spaccarelli will oversee the operations of the southern region, and will lead clinical integration and promote DMG’s progressive model of care.


Chris Geier was elected as managing partner and CEO of professional services firm Sikich LLP, where he will oversee strategic direction and future growth. Geier replaces former CEO Jim Sikich, who plans to retire at the end of 2017. Sikich ranks as one of the country’s top certified public accounting firms and is among the top ten of all enterprise resource planning solution partners in the country.

Naperville’s Dr. Sandra Faeh, a veterinarian with the Springbrook Animal Care Center, has been elected president of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. Her major interests include pediatric medicine and surgery, focusing mostly on cats and dogs.



The Naperville- based social and welfare service agency Loaves & Fishes Community Services recently named Nancy Wiersum vice president of advancement. Wiersum brings many years of not-for-profit leadership to Loaves & Fishes, most recently as chief advancement officer at 360 Youth Services.