ADsmith Marketing and Advertising hired Dustin Henderson as senior video producer to create commercials and visual messages for clients. He previously worked as a videographer for deposition and trial services, and also spent time last year in production for “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”
OakStar Bank added Steve Henderson as vice president of commercial lending in Bolivar. A longtime resident of the city, he has 31 years of lending experience and a bachelor’s in business management from Missouri State University.
Casey Carpenter joined Ozark High School as assistant principal, and Yancey Little was named activities and athletic director. Carpenter previously worked 13 years for Branson Public Schools. Little has 23 years of teaching experience and began teaching at Ozark High in 2001.
Engineering Andy Coleman and Jason Williams of Miller Engineering Co. passed their professional engineer exams. They have a combined three and a half years with the company.
The Springfield-Greene County Library received a $56,250 digital imaging grant from Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft. The grant will be used to partner with the Springfield News-Leader to digitize 23,000 photographs from the newspaper’s archives, 1950-89, to document a period of rapid change in the Ozarks.
Gov. Eric Greitens appointed Matthew Simpson of Ozarks Technical Community College to the newly formed state Innovation Task Force. Simpson, OTC’s director of research, will help assess the current state of innovation in Missouri, analyze best practices from other states and develop recommendations for what the state can do to promote innovation and new startups.
Integrity Home Care Inc. named Emily Christopher regional marketing manager for south Missouri. She joined Integrity in 2014 as a nursing supervisor and served the last year as a clinical manager. Christopher now leads business development in the Springfield, Joplin and Lebanon areas.
Springfield Business Journal hired reporters Sydni Moore and Matthew Henderson. Moore is a recent graduate of Missouri State University, and Henderson has 13 years of professional writing experience, including a stint freelancing for SBJ.
Ipourlife Inc. hired Stephanie Anderson as an operations coordinator. Most recently working as implementation specialist for North Point Church, she has five years of experience consulting for nonprofits, domestically and internationally, as a creative strategist and cause marketer.
Ashley Silva joined Community Foundation of the Ozarks as director of regional advancement and operations. She has 10 years of experience in foundation work and in corporate philanthropy.
Leadership Springfield selected Joe Page as the 2017 Kenworthy Award winner for his dedication to community service, good citizenship, and high ethical and moral standards. Page, a Class 13 graduate of Leadership Springfield, is managing partner at The Whitlock Co. and serves as board president for Isabel’s House, Crisis Nursery of the Ozarks. The award was established in 1989 in memory of Franklin Kenworthy, a posthumous graduate of Signature Class 3.
All workplace problems have root causes. When will training be the solution? Sherry Coker, OTC Center for Workforce Development business development director, provides you the framework of a training needs assessment, which will uncover the root causes of a workplace problem and help you determine if training is the solution. A download is available at workforce.otc.edu/bootcamp with a complete outline for an effective training needs assessment.
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