Daniel Ogunyemi is the latest education industry hire in a diversity and inclusion role, but private businesses lag.
The Springfield nonprofit fills truckloads of supplies for the Dallas and Houston areas that have been hit by severe weather.
The nonprofit plans to use the funds to support its affordable housing programs.
The company will market Fight Colorectal Cancer and sponsor its events.
SmartAsset ranks areas by charitable giving.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, education, government, insurance, law, municipal, nonprofit and retail.
The Hive in Willard is hiring people with disabilities for plans to open in March.
Nonprofits are partnering across the city to help the homeless amid severe cold weather.
Six organizations receive a combined $2.9 million to help facilitate federal funds.
Legislative leaders cite the criminal indictment facing the representative.
The nonprofit is replacing its Springfield distribution center with a new building off of James River Freeway.
SBJ interviews the learning, development and inclusion partner with Burrell Behavioral Health.
State Rep. Tricia Derges is accused of wire fraud and illegally prescribing drugs through Ozark Valley Medical Clinic.
Council unanimously approves nonprofit's rezoning request for $7 million shelter rebuild.
The federal government awards the money as part of latest stimulus package.
Executives from CoxHealth and Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield are honored as exceptional business leaders.
Nonprofit and police leaders are slated to participate during the first quarter.
City Council unanimously approves nonprofit’s rezoning request.
Ollis/Akers/Arney adviser Cameron Black says "employees are more engaged, motivated and loyal largely due to their organization's giving approach."
The Bark Yard dog park and bar concept launched; Charity Fent Cake Design LLC moved; and a pair of business owners collaborated on opening The Hidden Hut LLC.
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Heather Kite, owner of startup business Rooted Deep Farms, talks about tough times during the winter of 2020-2021. She says determination was a necessary component that kept her going.
Jeramey and Julia Henson, co-owners of HM Dentworks Academy, discuss the importance of family in work-life balance. They say you can’t make up for the major life events. HM Dentworks Academy is also co-owned by Chris McWhirter.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistry Pottery, talks about her struggle with PXE, or Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, a disease that affects the eyes. She says that despite her struggle, she is ultimately thankful.
Jessica Burkland, a Missouri State University business instructor in the Department of Management, talks about small business start-up trends in a post-pandemic year. Burkland, who owns Activate Consulting & Training and volunteers as a small business mentor for SCORE of Southwest Missouri, says startups that offer new services and products to help people work from home or that enhance mental health could find greater success.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen, co-owners of TCI Graphics, say the past year has been one of the toughest they have faced. Now in the company's 50th year, the couple says they learned a few things in 2020.
Charlie Rosenbury, president of Self-Interactive, calls on his experience in programming to illustrate lessons he has learned running a business and life in general. Springfield Business Journal's 90 Ideas is presented by Great Southern Bank.
Darline Mabins talks with SBJ’s Christine Temple about growing up after a tragic accident took the lives of her mother and older brother. Mabins is now the regional branch sales manager for Arvest Bank. No Ceiling is an SBJ podcast, going in depth with local women, sharing their journey to the top of their professions.
Caleb Scott, owner, coach and player for Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football team, talks about the ways that the team works to support each other on and off the field. Scott says you can’t force people to become leaders, they have to come naturally.
Steve Williams, owner of Crosstown Barbecue, discusses the role relationships have played throughout the 51 years that Crosstown Barbecue has been in business. He says that while he puts effort into providing the best food he can, ultimately “people like to do business with people they like.”
Randy Bacon, professional photographer and humanitarian, relates his experience building relationships with clients since he became a photographer. He says building relationships with his clients and perfecting his craft are the most important things he does to spread his business.