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Family Business with a Focus on Community

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“Why would someone want to work for us?” asks CEO of Jackson Brothers of the South Darwin Bickford. “Flexibility is a huge reason. Our company can adapt and change. I believe that is important to people.”

In addition to a large degree of flexibility, Bickford stresses that owners Nick and Lori Branham truly operate their company as a family business and that all who work with them are treated like family.

Bruce Burch, Senior Vice President, says, “Every one of us has a personal story about how great this company is. We know each other and we care about each other. We incorporate that personal involvement into the company.”

That willingness to help each other spills over into the community.

Bruce says, “One of the great things about this company is that if there is a need out there in our community, we try to figure out how to satisfy that need.”

Infused Catering, the catering arm of Jackson Brothers, regularly donates food to Ronald McDonald House, Rare Breed and Harmony House. “We have many weddings on weekends and we ask our brides if they’d like to donate the extra food,” says Jill Barron, Infused Catering Manager. “Most of the time they’re leaving for a honeymoon right away and absolutely love the idea of giving that food to people in need.”

The company just finished its fifteenth year as one of the sponsors of the Price Cutter Charity Championship (PCCC) where their team fed 5,800 people in four days. Annually, the PCCC raises thousands of dollars to benefit local charities.

Jackson Brothers of the South
• 1301 W Webster, Springfield, MO 65802
• 417- 831-0557
• Service: Micro Markets, Vending, Coffee Services & Catering


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