OMG Commerce ranks the highest among local firms.
The show launches next week on the newly rebranded 98.7 FM station.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, media, nonprofit and tourism.
Chris Tuckness has put his communications skills to work throughout his career, whether that’s been for nonprofits or organizations such as Mercy and the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Newsmakers in the areas of arts, health care, real estate, nonprofit, marketing, retail and sports.
The majority of this year’s companies receiving top honors are among the most affected industries by COVID-19: restaurant, hospitality and health care.
OMG Commerce is in the business of helping other companies get their brand messages out, with a special focus on Google, YouTube and Amazon advertisements.
Mostly Serious LLC has made people a core focus.
With each passing year, the list of names impacted by Leadership Springfield grows longer.
The annual ceremony, held with virtual and in-person viewing parties, also honors 10 businesses and individuals
Daniel Ogunyemi speaks as SBJ's July 12 People You Need to Know guest.
How to navigate through this crisis and prepare for the next.
When the coronavirus pandemic took hold on the local economy, it put business plans to the ultimate test.
The Branson chamber's interim leader is helping the tourism town rebound from the pandemic and find a permanent president/CEO.
After a three-month public pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, city officials have begun crafting a vision for the next 20 years in Springfield.
Annual festival organizers cite COVID-19 concerns as the primary reason.
The organization cuts five full- and part-time positions that had been budgeted.
Springfield Chamber Chair Robin Robeson: "As we were heading into 2020 and I was preparing for my year as chair of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, the COVID-19 pandemic and its unprecedented challenges certainly weren’t what any of us expected. And yet here we are, navigating these murky waters."
Though the pandemic has shaken confidence in the local economy, SBJ’s 2020 Economic Growth Survey found the psyche of younger generations are more apt to handle difficult economic circumstances.
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
Life coach Ann Leach says video conferencing is useful, but it’s not a substitute for human interaction. She recommends using this time to network and build relationships that will pay off in the …
Technology business consultant Mackenzie Scherer says too many social media posts can be counterproductive for your business. Biweekly website updates help with Google searches, but always announce …
Gary Gibson, general manager of City Utilities, says solar, wind and other renewable energy sources will be vitally important as we go forward. He says they’ve prioritized renewables because …
Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says some wellness programs focus heavily on biomedical risk factors and lower premiums to incentivize behavior. She says repositioning wellness programs to be a part …
Taylor Otwell, CEO of Laravel, says don’t be afraid to bring employees on board. Otwell says you want to protect your business, but the increase in productivity is worth it. Duration: 0:31
Megan Short, executive director of Springfield Contractors Association, says potential employers are looking at your social media accounts. She says keeping your profile professional and managing …
Singer-songwriter Justin Larkin says moving to virtual performances is similar to his busking days. He says services like Venmo and Virtual Tip Jar provide some income, but fall short of paying …
Lucas Walker, says business today is the same game with new rules. Walker, with independent consultants Mary Overbey and Damion Trout says now is the time to be flexible, evaluate what works and …
Speaker, coach and writer Erika Gerdes, says overwhelm is very real for her. Managing a career and household as a single parent means prioritizing the things that are most important. Duration: …
Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says he wishes there was a handbook for living in a pandemic. Ollis recommends treating others with grace, appreciation and maybe we’ll develop new ideas …