Curtis Jared of Jared Enterprises, Phil Melugin of of Phoenix Home Care, Eric Schnelle of S&H Farm Supply, Ron Prenger of CoxHealth and Emily Church of Everything Kitchens accept top honors.
Annual Business Class winners announced
Five winners of the fifth-annual Business Class were announced during a ceremony Friday at Highland Springs Country Club. Ten finalists were honored overall.
Hosted cooperatively by UMB Bank, BKD LLP, Lathrop & Gage LLP and Springfield Business Journal, the awards recognize companies for financial performance, innovation and community involvement.
Top honors went to:
• Everything Kitchens LLC;
• Jared Enterprises Inc.;
• Phoenix Home Care Inc.; and
• S&H Farm Supply Inc.
Top executives of the winning companies receive an all-expenses-paid executive retreat to Napa Valley, Calif., this fall.
Other honorees were:
• American National;
• Grooms Office Environments;
• KPM CPAs PC;
• MaMa Jean’s Natural Foods Market LLC; and
• Penmac Staffing Services Inc.
The winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges comprising Rayanna Anderson of Missouri State University; Sherry Coker of the Ozarks Technical Community College’s Center for Workforce Development; Stephen Kleinsmith of Nixa Public Schools; Kelley Still of Drury University; and Carol Taylor of Evangel University.