Alisa Lawler, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development with Multipli Credit Union, says many employees ask their human resources director about borrowing money from their 401(k) plan. …
Newsmakers in the areas of architecture, health care, manufacturing, municipal, real estate and recreation.
Gary Grove pleads guilty to a misdemeanor after death of motorcyclist.
As the date for purchasing legalized medical marijuana approaches, hospital systems in southwest Missouri are preparing policies to address employees’ use of marijuana for medical conditions.
Drs. Zack Bartels and Derek Slinker of Springfield Eye Specialists LLC have invested in new technology to combat chronic dry eye.
Dr. Curtis Schreiber says the role of a neurologist has shifted. Today, he takes a comprehensive approach to care for patients with dementia.
Officials point to DPC model as an economical option for health care and a source of increased access.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, advertising, banking and finance, distribution, health care, law, nonprofit and technology.
Peggy Davis is tapped to receive the Harold K. Bengsch honor.
Tim Guillot and Thom Lundberg, partners with Esterly Schneider & Associates say architecture is more than designing a space to fit physical needs. It should also improve emotional well-being. …
Five companies are in the running for the award that will be issued May 8.
Dr. Thomas Alms agrees to pay $200,000 and surrender his license.
The psychiatric health center seeks to improve patient outcomes and security.
Ozark-based men’s substance abuse treatment campus Synergy Executive opened for patients; Old Missouri Bank's sixth full-service branch launched; and Maritime set sail as a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, health care, municipal, real estate and technology.
Burrell Behavioral Health has organized a trio of community partnerships in the past four months.
Are you looking for reasons why you aren’t achieving your business goals? Sherry Coker, Executive Director at the OTC Center for Workforce Development, says to make sure you’re addressing …
The man led a scheme to sell supplements that contained an illegal ingredient.
Hair stylists John Fahey and Carly Hamilton partner on their first business; Ozarks Community Health Center opened its Miles for Smiles dental clinic; and Canna Bliss LLC started selling a line of products centered around “cannabidiol."
The first of SBJ's forums detailing Economic Growth Survey results is held.
Scott Shotts, partner with Missouri Spirits, says when they started in 2011 there were approximately 300 distilleries in the U.S. and now there are more than 3,000 so competition has grown significantly. Diversification of their business model has helped them succeed.
Matthew Blystone of Theta Float Spa had the financial means to start the unique business, but used crowdsourcing for pre-orders to determine market interest in addition to gathering a nice cash reserve before opening.
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.
After a year of experiential market research, Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, found three ways they plan to expand. Some were anticipated and others were not expected until they …
Inspirational speaker Chad Porter shares his story of turning a tragic accident that took him to the darkest depths into a rewarding career as a motivational speaker and business coach.
"For me success is...a little bit fleeting. Today's success and goal achieved only lasts about that long," says Curtis Millsap, owner of Millsap Farms. Look beyond the day-to-day financial achievements to the long-term victories.
Danny Collins, 37 North founder and guide, took his experience as an expedition manager for National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World in Ecuador to start his Ozarks based outdoor activity company. Since launching the company, he has relied on post-trip evaluations and prospective customer input to guide the course.
Jennifer Rothschild, author and speaker, says, "With the blessing of the success that we've experienced came something I did not expect, which was the need to lead. And, I am a reluctant leader." She realized that her ministry was managed very well, but the ministry's most valuable asset, the people, were not being led well. She gives you three choices she had to make as a reluctant leader. Jennifer Rothschild was one of nine leaders who presented at the 2018 Springfield Business Journal's 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes.
Miles Boyer, Office Manager for the Southern Region of the Builders’ Association, recognizes they are competing for their members' time. That means doing new and different thing are of value to guarantee that their members will participate in classes and events.
Ömer Önder, owner of Springfield Diner, learns the results of a customer survey conducted by Longitude LLC. Dustin Myers and Jeremy Wells, owners of the branding agency, inform Ömer that his customers are looking for a shift in his menu offerings. Made to Order is an ongoing sbjLive documentary series in collaboration with Springfield Business Journal tracking the rebranding of a local restaurant. See ongoing coverage at: sbj.net/madetoorder