Local firms submitted 20 projects showcasing their expertise and portfolios.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, architecture, banking, media, municipal and sales.
CEO Rick Britton issues $3,000 annual raises across the company
Missouri state Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick recommends utilizing state resources for high school students transitioning to higher education.
He becomes the regional chairperson for the wealth management division of Commerce Bank.
The Bass Pro founder commits to covering 25% of 100 donated residences.
James Leon Combs pledges $35,000, bringing the project tally to $3.7 million.
Editorial VP Eric Olson wonders if there's any relief from the rising U.S. inflation rate.
The company increases hourly pay and incentives for new hires.
Demolition is slated to start soon on South Campbell.
Darline Mabins succeeds Samuel G. Knox at the networking and advocacy group.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, advisory, banking & finance, education and nonprofit.
The award recognizes the professional, philanthropic and civic contributions of businessmen throughout the Springfield region.
The Supercharge initiative provides free services to businesspeople in southwest Missouri.
Cuban cuisine arrived on C-Street with the opening of La Habana Vieja; independent brokerage Gateway Real Estate opened its first office; and a veteran of the restaurant industry invested in her first food truck.
Barak Hill gives advice based on what he learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected his business. He says we should all have a backup plan ready to use.
Sandy Higgins, owner of the Crackerjack Shack, recommends the book "The E-Myth Mastery" by Michael E Gerber. She says it changed the course of how she runs her business.
Aaron York describes the work culture he tries to foster at Donco3 and why he attributes to it a part of Donco3's success. Rachel York is a co-owner of Donco3 and Aaron is the General Superintendent.
Hollie Elliott, executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, explains how local schools factor into business decisions and affect a local community.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, says an important lesson she learned was not to over-expand and to do her research before hand. She gives examples from her experience as a startup business owner.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen own TCI Graphics, and are now celebrating 50 years of business. Jim Meinsen takes some time to explain his philosophy on debt, and how to stay out of it.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach of Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football, says the early grind was hard, but it was worth it. The team is in their second season carrying a national ranking of number 2 in the NFA IDFL.
Barak Hill, local musician and entrepreneur, tells about his switch to livestreaming in 2020. He says it was a necessary move, but also not an easy one.
Jessica Burkland, a SCORE mentor and an instructor at the MSU Department of Management, gives us a rundown of the non-profit organization SCORE. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives and offers free consultation and advice to business owners.
Hollie Elliott, the executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, discusses some of the ways helping small town businesses is different than in larger cities. The Dallas County Economic Development Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aimed at helping local existing and new businesses in the county.