Springfield, MO

Staff Directory


Jennifer Jackson

Associate Publisher
Marty Goodnight

Founder and Board Director
Dianne Elizabeth Osis


Editorial Director
Eric Olson

Features Editor and
Audience Development Director
Hanna Smith

Web Producer
Geoff Pickle

Matthew Henderson
Sydni Moore

Editorial Designer & Photographer
Wes Hamilton

Editorial Intern
Editorial Intern


Circulation Director
Diana Weber


Vice President of Business Development
Todd Brierly

Account Executives
Valerie Pister
Karen Ross


Vice President
Mar'Ellen Felin

Lead Designer
Heather Mosley

Writer and Designer
Kristi Merideth

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App-titude - Tracking Projects with Trello “I like to think of it as a big white board where you can put post-it notes and track your progress on the different stages of a process,” says David Brazeal. Trello allows you to make a list, …
Realities of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits “Medical negligence or medical malpractice cases essentially are a platform for families to bring a lawsuit against a healthcare provider,” says Debbie Dodge, Managing Shareholder at Hall Ansley. …
Never Stop Learning “You’ll know that you’re a trusted adviser when your clients come to you before they make a business decision,” says Tom Jensen, with Connell Insurance, one of Springfield Business …
Beyond the Spotlight - Hinode “One big thing we tried to do was to make it more casual — into a fun family dining experience that everyone could enjoy,” says Cosmo Kwon, Co-Owner of Hinode in Nixa, Mo. The change worked. …