Company winners also are announced at a ceremony held at Oasis.
Grants announced by the nonprofit include funds for CPO and the Health Department.
Businessperson Isreal Reel describes the scene outside his Itty & Boo’s Pipe Emporium.
Allison Gregory will oversee the creation of three new resource centers in the state.
Kendal Ford succeeds Janelle Reed as manager of the organization.
The first of six special issues unpack economic survey results.
Vickie Dudley comes to the nonprofit from a Joplin organization.
The event, which was expected to bring 75,000 to downtown Springfield, is canceled in 2021 due to COVID-19.
Mike Rakes comes to the university from an Assemblies of God church in North Carolina.
Local firms submitted 20 projects showcasing their expertise and portfolios.
Shifts in nonprofit leadership reflect local and national trends.
SBJ interviews the new executive director of Child Advocacy Center Inc.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, advisory, banking & finance, education and nonprofit.
The award recognizes the professional, philanthropic and civic contributions of businessmen throughout the Springfield region.
Ben McBride is taking over for I Pour Life founder Julie Higgins.
Krystal Simon joins the Springfield nonprofit from the Barnabas Foundation.
Cuban cuisine arrived on C-Street with the opening of La Habana Vieja; independent brokerage Gateway Real Estate opened its first office; and a veteran of the restaurant industry invested in her first food truck.
Barak Hill gives advice based on what he learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and how it affected his business. He says we should all have a backup plan ready to use.
Sandy Higgins, owner of the Crackerjack Shack, recommends the book "The E-Myth Mastery" by Michael E Gerber. She says it changed the course of how she runs her business.
Aaron York describes the work culture he tries to foster at Donco3 and why he attributes to it a part of Donco3's success. Rachel York is a co-owner of Donco3 and Aaron is the General Superintendent.
Hollie Elliott, executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, explains how local schools factor into business decisions and affect a local community.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, says an important lesson she learned was not to over-expand and to do her research before hand. She gives examples from her experience as a startup business owner.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen own TCI Graphics, and are now celebrating 50 years of business. Jim Meinsen takes some time to explain his philosophy on debt, and how to stay out of it.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach of Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football, says the early grind was hard, but it was worth it. The team is in their second season carrying a national ranking of number 2 in the NFA IDFL.
Barak Hill, local musician and entrepreneur, tells about his switch to livestreaming in 2020. He says it was a necessary move, but also not an easy one.
Jessica Burkland, a SCORE mentor and an instructor at the MSU Department of Management, gives us a rundown of the non-profit organization SCORE. SCORE stands for Service Corps of Retired Executives and offers free consultation and advice to business owners.
Hollie Elliott, the executive director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group, discusses some of the ways helping small town businesses is different than in larger cities. The Dallas County Economic Development Group is a 501(c)(3) non-profit aimed at helping local existing and new businesses in the county.