BKD LLP promoted Katie Holmes, William Jones, Laura Knese and Ryan O’Grady to senior managers. Holmes is a member of the firm’s construction, retail and business services, and employee benefits teams. Jones provides audit and review services to retail and business service clients. Knese has seven years’ experience providing accounting and audit services to real estate clients with low-income housing tax credit properties and solar tax credit facilities. O’Grady provides audit and consulting services to health care providers across the country.
Buxton Kubik Dodd Design Collective hired Keith Webb as professional engineer. He has 26 years’ experience in engineering and project management with an emphasis in industrial markets. Webb has a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the Missouri School of Science & Technology.
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Old Missouri Bank promoted Marketing Director Shanda Trautman to senior vice president of marketing. She was instrumental in OMB’s digital marketing efforts and its advertising partnership with Missouri State University.
Jason Carson of Carson-Mitchell Inc. was named as a director of The Builder’s Association board. Carson became CEO of the company in May 2018.
The Evangel University Department of Kinesiology presented its 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award to 1988 graduate Don Decker. He is currently in his sixth year as the director of sports performance for New Mexico State University and previously spent time on the coaching staff at the University of Mississippi and the University of Arkansas. While at Evangel, Decker was an all-district and all-conference quarterback, as well as an All-American honorable mention.
CoxHealth added nine resident physicians to Cox Family Medicine Residency: Jacob Bolt, Rachel Brown, Margaret Givens, Edward Hansen, Victoria Jackson, Mario Martinez, Kristen Snyder-Hernandez, Shelby Steinbecker and Rachel Watson. The residency program recently was reaccredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education after an annual review.
Springfield Business Journal added Jessica Lamb-Rosa as editorial designer and photographer. She succeeds Wes Hamilton, who was hired by Culture Flock Clothing LLC as art director. Lamb-Rosa previously ran J Rosa Photography & Design as a freelance photographer and has 25 years of experience in photography.
The Springfield Fire Department was reaccredited for another five years by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International/Center for Public Safety Excellence. The department was assessed on 10 broad categories, including financial resources, programs, training and competency.
The Diaper Bank of the Ozarks hired Lori McLerran as executive director. She was formerly the center communications supervisor for the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks, where McLerran implemented support programs for local sponsors while supervising the volunteer and LifePoints programs.
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health awarded a $10,000 grant to the Nixa Community Foundation. The grant, provided through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative, will address health issues in CFO’s rural service area.
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
With employees working remotely, it’s critical to be vigilant with computer security. Todd Nielsen, chief strategy officer with JMark, says even the best software can’t eliminate all spam or …
The Missouri Department of Labor has a Shared Work Program, which is a lay-off aversion program for businesses faced with a reduction in available work. Duration: 2:23
Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says there are analogies between being deployed in the military and current events. Ollis says he learned some tricks of the trade during his three, seven …
Chrystal Irons, director of the Missouri Small Business Development Center at Missouri State University, says they have created a landing page of resources for small businesses. The website is …
Sarah Walters, organizational leadership coordinator with Evangel University, says the role of a leader can be tricky. Recognition of leadership skills often comes with many requests for assistance. …
Elizabeth Wente, Partner with Spencer Fane, LLP, says “The Remix,” by Lindsey Pollak is a great tool for managers. She says the book provides perspectives for younger generations and the more …
Buddy Webb, principal architect with Buddy Webb & Co., says though maintaining a staff of primarily licensed architects and those seeking licensure is against the current industry trend, they have …
“It’s much less about being shackled to your desk and more about going, where are you going to do the best work? We trust you’re going to get it done,” says Jordan Morgan, iOS engineer with …
Sam M. Coryell, President of Coryell Collaborative Group, says in order to grow outside Springfield they needed to reorganize their five businesses under one company. This allows them to control …
Entrepreneur Amby Lewis says she’s cutting back on the number of events she hosts for the 2020 calendar year. She says this will let her focus more on finding quality speakers for each session and …