A loan production office opens next month, followed by a full-service branch next year.
CEO cites strong U.S. economy leading to higher revenue.
The location consolidates two others in the city west of Springfield.
Neuropsychological Associates of Southwest Missouri PC merged into Burrell Behavioral Health Inc.; Regent Bank opened its first Missouri branch; and Springfield Diner LLC launched in the Southgate Shopping Center.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking, education, municipal, nonprofit and sales.
Tim O’Reilly joins the board of the Moline, Illinois-based company.
Mark Forbis leads the transition with a shift to executive vice president.
Baron Design & Associates principal Rita Baron is remodeling and expanding a center she bought earlier this year.
Newsmakers in the areas of banking & finance, education, engineering, interior design and nonprofit.
A new name, Volt, comes with a cultural shift, and the market leader takes on high-traffic property.
The latter credit union’s South Campbell branch closes to the public.
Officials are targeting a first-quarter opening across from Corwin Ford.
Architect Rita Baron is renovating and expanding what’s now called Bedford Side Plaza.
The new name is Volt and with it comes a strategic cultural change.
Cheryl Mitchell started Suddenlies Gallery & Boutique; Crave Cookie Dough LLC got its start; and a third branch of The Seymour Bank opened on the Marshfield square.
Shaun Burke takes the helm of the board, and other local bankers are elected as members.
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Avery Parrish with the Springfield Regional Arts Council explains how businesses can display local art in their spaces for a fraction of the price of investing in a permanent collection. The corporate partnership program allows a business to select from a customized portfolio of local artists' work curated based on the company's mission and aesthetic that can be switched out every six or 12 months.
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