An independent panel of judges chose 40 rising professionals for the honor.
Reflecting on 2020, the SBJ newsroom compiled the top 10 stories that impacted Queen City business.
The company is relocating its field office to far South National Avenue.
Construction work is well underway, and marketing goes live for commercial spaces.
The Dallas County R-1 School District is building a new technical center connected to Buffalo High School.
Lake Country Soccer is the second complex in as many months proposing new soccer field developments.
The health care system’s south Springfield hospital is adding 33 beds.
Southwest Springfield is getting its first stand-alone Starbucks store despite the coffee company announcing the closure of 400 stores over the summer.
Alumni John and Crystal Beuerlein choose Judy Thompson as the namesake for a conference center.
Officials hope improvements at the Lake Country Soccer complex will make it a sports destination.
Two municipal buildings are going up on a nearly 5-acre parcel near the U.S. Highway 65 and Industrial Park Drive interchange in Hollister.
Garrett Tyson has past experience with the city of Republic.
Aquarium at the Boardwalk debuts after nearly two years of construction work.
A health care worker became a first-time business owner; a home baker decided to pursue a longtime dream of starting her own business; and Springfield-based Premier Choice Tax and Accounting Solutions LLC expanded its reach in Greene County.
Aaron Elliott never imagined he would get into medical device or create a self-defense fitness-based business. Now the co-owner of F8 Fitness and Self-Defense at the age of 46, he says Dr. Seuss nailed it on the head with “Oh, The Places You’ll Go.” He says as long as you have the passion for it, you can do anything.
Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Manager of Arvest Bank Steve Kelly says now is the time to start looking at your financial situation—such as where you can cut back or prepare yourself for economic recovery.
John Lopez, managing member at Old Route 66 Dispensary, talks through the Dispensary’s decisions to manufacture and transport its own goods. Lopez says the ultimate goal is to cut the cost of their product by around 30-50%. John Lopez is a Springfield Business Journal 2020 12 People You Need to Know.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a variety of impacts on the labor force, with some businesses doing well and others taking a hit. Elizabeth Hurts, business development manager at HR Advantage, says as much as we look forward to moving on, the effects of the pandemic aren’t over.
Mackenzie Scherer, small business technology consultant and owner of Mackenzie Scherer, LLC, discusses how scheduling software can help you keep ahead of your to-do list. Technology like chatbots and email templates...
Molly McCleary, owner and farmer of Maypop Flower Farm, says she’s seen edible flowers used many ways in different areas of the country. McCleary was initially contacted by several bakers, but says …
Carley Joy, sales and marketing director of SafeSpace Company says she and her father, CEO Rick Williams, have an honest and open communication style. Williams says the key is never to take things …
Brad Noble, co-founder of Art of Everyone, says art is the one thing that remains open to expression. He says art goes beyond the activity and helps build connections between people. Springfield …
Carol Taylor, former president of Evangel University, tells features editor Christine Temple about the new challenges she faced leading students, staff and faculty through a year of learning in a …
Michelle Romero, owner of PKD Venue, says because of her busy schedule, using social media has helped her marketing efforts. Incorporating your journey, including struggles as well as victories, can …