KPM CPAs PC hired Lynn Morris as a department coordinator to assist with daily operations and administrative functions of the tax and accounting outsourcing departments. She has 14 years of banking experience and holds a bachelor’s in speech communications from University of Northern Colorado.
BKD LLP promoted its northern regional managing partner, Abe Cole, to chief operating officer. A BKD employee since 1996, he has a bachelor’s in accounting from Missouri State University.
Logan Hinnant joined Electronic Contracting Co. as a solutions consultant in the company’s Springfield office. He was previously the managing director of Odyssey Integration in Virginia and has experience in audiovisual sales, design and management, including AV work for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ozark Bank appointed Tyrell Molleck as senior vice president of lending, responsible for loan portfolio management and building customer relationships. He joined the bank in September as a commercial lender. Molleck has 13 years of banking experience and holds a bachelor’s in finance from MSU.
The Bank of Missouri hired Gabe Magnuson as a commercial loan officer in Bolivar. He has five years of banking experience at Mid-Missouri Bank.
RMI Business Finance recognized Arvest Bank among 24 Elite Lenders for its work issuing U.S. Small Business Administration 504 Loans. It’s the second consecutive year Arvest has been on the list.
Emery Sapp and Sons Inc. earned second place for its work on the Greene County Route 65 rebuilding project in the Associated General Contractors of Missouri’s 2020 Construction Keystone Awards. The award was given in the General Contractor/Construction Manager/Prime Contractor of Transportation and Infrastructure category.
College of the Ozarks was named Best Culinary School in Missouri Life magazine’s Best of Missouri contest. The college’s culinary hub is The Keeter Center, a multifunctional facility with a dining room, lodge and event center.
The Keeter Center and Dobyns Dining Center at C of O were recognized by the 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for hotels and restaurants for the sixth consecutive year. The results are based on reviews prior to pandemic-related changes.
Springfield Sign hired Susan Wiser as human resources manager. She has 19 years of HR experience, previously working for Jarden Plastic Solutions and SGC Foodservice.
Springfield Remanufacturing Corp. promoted Spencer Cunningham to general manager of SRC Whole Goods, a facility of SRC Heavy Duty. He has worked at multiple SRC companies during his 14-year career there, starting as an accounting intern. Cunningham holds a bachelor’s in finance from Arizona State University and an MBA from Drury University.
OzAir Charter Service hired pilot Jared Braschler to fly its newly acquired Citation Sovereign aircraft. He’s spent the last 13 years flying for ExpressJet as a captain and check airman.
With two new buildings under construction – a 144,000-square-foot preengineered metal building and an 8,000-square-foot office building – remanufacturing company SRC Holdings Corp. is expanding its Logistics division.
Jared Rasmussen, Office Leader for Springfield and Joplin with the engineering firm Olsson, explains the vision of the Renew Jordan Creek Project. He says the city's investment demonstrates it's commitment to the community.
Both Jeramey and Julia Henson talk about their experience in PDR (paintless dent repair), and elaborate on the need for efficient time management. Sometimes you need to know when to move on to the next project. Jeramey and Julia Henson are co-owners of the HM Dentworks Academy with Chris McWhirter.
Jessica Oliva, owner of Pickles and Buns food truck and co-owner of Tinga Tacos, says not to assume you know everything. She says her time in the industry has taught her that she always has more to learn.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, explains what entrepreneurs should know about starting the customer discovery phase for launching your great tech business idea. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliot describes the trends she sees in small towns after the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. She says that people see opportunity in these rural places they might not have seen before. Elliott is the Executive Director of the Dallas County Economic Development Group.
Sean Thouvenot, vice president of Branco Enterprises, gives an overview of what the process looks like once you have decided to invest in a new building. This video is sponsored by Branco Enterprises.
Caleb Scott, owner and coach for Queen City Insane Asylum semi-professional football team, talks about team cohesion. He says that despite the fact he may not look the part of a coach, the men look past it to see how they can work together.
Barak Hill, a professional musician living in the Springfield area, recounts when he first realized he could take his music career seriously. He recounts his journey to the point when he realized his passion could do more than pay for itself.
Rachel Barks walks through her experience as an interior designer and a basic understanding of what she considers when looking at an interior space. Barks currently owns Artistree Pottery, a business she started in 2020 after a career in interior design.
Jim and Debbie Meinsen, co-owners of TCI Graphics, offer the Bible as a part of our booked series. The Meinsens discuss how they feel the Bible impacts their perspective on their day to day operations.