CHSAA Distinguished Alumni
   Each year the Centralia High School Alumni Association recognizes distinguished alumni from all walks of life and occupations.  Annette Chores was a member of the induction class of 2019 and was honored in ceremonies at the high school and the Centralia Community Arts Center.

Dr. Gregory Kasten


Class of 1973


Board-certified anesthesiologist

Founder and CEO of Unified Trust Company, NA


Kaskaskia College, Centralia Illinois (1973-1974)

University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (1973-1977)

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine (1980)

University of Kentucky College of Business, Master of Business Administration (1990)

Served as a major in the US Army Medical Corp (1984-1990)

Outstanding Contribution to Profession

"I have written two books on Retirement Success. I have published more than 100 articles on various topics concerning retirement, financial, and investment management.  Unified Trust Company, NA is a leader in helping employees reach their retirement goals.  Today we manage nearly $6 billion for more than 40,000 individual employees. We have developed many innovative software and artificial  intelligence driven methods to help people be successful recognition."


Named National Retirement Advisor of the year in 2013.

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