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SPRINGFIELD'S LARGEST INSTITUTIONAL EMPLOYERS

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Researched by: Abby Beggerly & Melissa Wilson

Name Local FT Local Payroll Year

` Address / Zip Employees Latest FY* Nature of Top Local Personnel Estab. in

Telephone / Fax Locations (million) Operations Executive Director Springfield 1 Springfield Public School System R-12 940 N Jefferson / 65802 3,054 $86.2 Public elementary and secondary Arnold Greve, Glenn Pace 1867 864-3980 / 864-3806 56 education through grade 12 superintendent

2 Southwest Missouri State University 901 S National / 65804 1,886 $80.5 Higher education John Keiser, Mary Routh 1905 836-6116 / 836-6789 3 president State of Missouri State government includes Each agency Each agency

3 149 Park Central Square / 65806 1,709 $42 highway patrol, highway has its performs its own N/A 895-6310 / 895-6310 numerous department, courts, etc own director personnel functions City of Springfield City gov includes: municipal court, Sheila Maerz, 4 840 N Boonville / 65802 1,407 $50.2 police and fire departments, airport, Thomas W. Finnie, human resources N/A 864-1010 / 864-1114 19 departments city/county health dept, art museum city manager director

5 City Utilities of Springfield Provides gas, water & electricity, Robert E Roundtree, Roger Fitzwater, 301 E Central / 65802 956 approx. $39 transportation services general manager employment and 1945 831-8452 / 831-8788 11 compensation dir 6 General Council of the Assemblies of God Thomas E Trask, 1445 N Boonville / 65802 884 $26 General Council Headquarters; general Jim Stalnaker 1918 862-2781 / 862-2558 1 Gospel Publishing House superintendent

7 US Postal Service US mail, delivery, collection, processing Melba Herndon, 500 W Chestnut Expwy / 65801 750 $41 of approx 2 million pieces/day for ZIP Robert W Roberts, human resource 1834 864-0101 / 864-0188 5 code areas of 648, 654, 656, 657, 658 postmaster specialist 8 Greene County 940 N Boonville / 65802 480 $11.1 County government including David Coonrod, Sherri Murdaugh 1833 868-4112 / 868-4818 numerous sheriff, highway department, etc county commissioner 9 Southwestern Bell Telephone 600 St Louis St / 65806 311 $2.9 Telecommunications Steve Vaught, None locally 1880 836-2474 / 836-2549 4 services area manager

10 Drury College

900 N Benton / 65802 260 N/A Higher education John E Moore, Barbara Pruett 1873

873-7879 / 873-7529 1 president

*Annual payroll figures less benefits. The above list includes the largest governmental, educational, religious and utility employers. The federal government was omitted because it has no central clearinghouse for requested information. Information was provided by institution representatives. Any omissions are due to lack of information, space or deadline restrictions. [[In-content Ad]]

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