How to navigate through this crisis and prepare for the next.
The Springfield company reports $3.8 billion in managed assets.
SBJ connected with five businesswomen to hear their best advice in the areas of leadership, stepping up, motivation, mentoring and innovation.
After 34 years at BKD LLP, with two decades as partner, Kim Hamm can still remember her first mentor at the firm.
Jim Lewis most recently worked at McCullough and Associates.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, government, health care, municipal and nonprofit.
Myriad industries are highlighted in the 10th annual class.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, construction, government, health care and nonprofit.
These days, John Wanamaker can be found traversing the country in his recreational vehicle or making the rounds in Europe, though COVID-19 restrictions have hampered those travel plans to some extent.
In addition to filing clients’ tax forms, supervisor Katie Fulp aims to make KPM CPAs PC a great place to work through her role training new staff and managing teams.
Timothy Chitwood is not afraid of leadership roles – and colleagues have noticed.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, health care, municipal and nonprofit.
Harold Bengsch is among individual and corporate honors in the 20th annual Economic Impact Awards.
Residents will decide June 2 on the measure calling for a levy on internet purchases.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, education, health care, media and municipal.
Buying tax credits can help nonprofits. Michael Pruett, partner with Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, says the Neighborhood Assistance Program, or NAP, is a State of Missouri incentive program that …
Paula Adams, president of Penmac, says they try to help clients find gainful employment regardless of whether they have a permanent address. She says they partner with Council of Churches to try …
Company commissions locally produced pieces that highlight takeaways of the pandemic.
Becky Thomas, co-owner of Third Street Sportswear, discusses an issue she sees in how business is presented to young women. She says because social roles are different for men and women, women can be led to expect an unrealistic work-life balance as business owners.
Randy Bacon, a longtime professional photographer based in downtown Springfield, says preparation before making big decisions helped him transition between important stages in his life. He says his big decisions were ultimately a big leap of faith.
Andrea Petersberg, owner of the Local Bevy, says the appeal of a local store holds a lot of value for people in and outside of Springfield. Petersburg says being a supporting part of the local connection for artists is important for her.
Randy Bacon, professional photographer and humanitarian, shares his story on how he left his job in the corporate world to pursue his dream. Now 60 years old and with signature character to his photography and business, he says he still is a 15-year-old boy with a camera.
Becky Thomas, co-owner of Third Street Sportswear, gives her advice for maintaining good relationships with clients. Drawing on her experience working with customers coast to coast, Thomas says equity and fairness are some of the best ways to build trust and respect.
Don Helms, co-owner of Munchie Moe’s, says it's important to know your business and to think ahead of your supply chain. Helms says COVID-19 has changed the way he has experienced business operation. He says foresight is key.
Janet Susdorf, business consultant and founder of Brain Power for Hire, LLC, discusses the importance of adapting and learning from failure. Drawing from the struggles she has faced in her own life as a sixtime cancer survivor, Susdorf talks about when to fight and when to accept change.
Jennifer Charleston, a 20-year veteran of the Springfield Police Department and the only female lieutenant in the department, talks with SBJ’s Christine Temple about her career in law enforcement and her new position in the department as a liaison to the LGBTQ+ community.
Moving from physical meetings to digital meetings can feel like a barrier, but Mackenzie Scherer, an independent technology business consultant, says it can be an opportunity. Scherer says that with good moderation, a digital meeting experience can make people feel more included in the discussion.
Abby Glenn, development director for Habitat for Humanity, says corporate partners are a huge asset to the work they do. Corporate donation matching programs help individual donors feel they are contributing more and help Habitat for Humanity cover the large costs of their projects.