Imo's expansion fits new HQ

Carl Imo, President of Imo's Pizza, poses in at conference room on Thursday, March, 2, 2017, in the ESM Marketing firm offices, located on the 4-acres that is now Imo's headquarters and main warehouse in downtown St. Louis. Most of the pizza and product distribution activity is originated in the 4-acre facility at Delmar Boulevard and 17th Street, which also includes a retail store, a small event space and pizza restaurant location. ESM markets Imo's products. Photo by Christian Gooden,


AB Mauri North America and its digital creative agency, Studio T Creative, were selected as a Gold Award winner in the 40th Annual Telly Awards for excellence in video and television.

Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. won the Partner of the Year award in the small business category of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National WasteWise Awards.

The following were among winners of EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Heartland Awards:

Carl Imo, Imo’s Franchising Inc./Roma Grocery

Matthew Bruckel, Total Access Urgent Care, Ballwin

Osborn Barr | Paramore (OBP) won a Gold ADDY at the National American Advertising Awards for a poster fundraising campaign for War Horses For Veterans.

Dan Rayhawk, senior regional facility manager at Centene Corp., was recognized as Professional Member of the Year by the St. Louis Chapter of International Facility Management Association. Gary Wood, president and CEO of Stryker Construction, was named Associate of the Year.


Engineering consulting and design firm Ross & Baruzzini Inc. acquired COMgroup Inc., a telecommunications consulting firm with offices in Kirkland, Wash.


Fox Architects was certified by the city of St. Louis as a Woman-Owned Business.


Vivial moved to new office space at 13500 Riverport Drive, Suite 110, Maryland Heights.


Chef Bill Cardwell launched a new business ( that offers consulting, private events and culinary classes.


NewGround completed Lamar National Bank’s new branch in Celina, Texas.

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