Newsmakers in the areas of banking and finance, health care, media and nonprofit.
UMB Bank's Eric Kelley: "While some inflation is good for the economy, allowing companies to increase prices and wages, spiking inflation can cause consternation in the markets."
SBJ interviews the vice president and director of operations at Great Southern Bank.
When $850 billion in pandemic-related stimulus money hit personal banking accounts in three waves, many U.S. households used it for immediate needs, paid down debt or stashed it away for rainy days.
Canada’s Brookfield plans to maintain the firm’s Springfield office.
David Tudor is appointed to a spot on the 16-member governing committee.
Base Construction & Management served as general contractor for the four-story building.
Both companies change positions on the Inside Public Accounting report.
Issue’s passage will boost funding for public safety departments.
Jeffrey Allen, who worked as an independent contractor, is ordered to pay restitution and spend two years in prison.
Grey Oak Investments acquires Smouse Financial’s book of business.
A proposal by the U.S. Department of Labor would reinstate a longstanding policy requiring restaurants to pay tipped workers full minimum wage when spending more than 20% of their time on “side work” – a restaurant term for tasks that don’t generate tips.
Local officials say overwhelmed hospitals created their own capacity additions, negating the need for state assistance.
Company winners also are announced at a ceremony held at Oasis.
Missouri's treasurer seeks the office seat currently held by Nicole Galloway.
Local medical marijuana dispensaries must find ways to get creative with their marketing in light of industry advertising regulations released this summer by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Marc Thornsberry, a Senior Engineer at CJW, says he joined the company after working in the public sphere. He says CJW had a ton of experience working with the community, and putting their customer's and clients.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares helpful advice and cautionary tips about the importance of tracking cash flow for new or established businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Michael Smith and Chris Sawyer, COO and CEO of Next Level Solutions respectively, discuss how they keep their remote teams and offices in and out of country on the same page. Next Level Solutions was ranked #1 in the Springfield Business Journal's 2021 Dynamic Dozen.
John Oke-Thomas, architect and co-founder of minorities in business, responds to the accusation that minority businesses are only successful because of the priority they have received in lending. He says that if a business uses a loan well, it shows their worth.
Sandra Smart, a technology and commercialization specialist, shares tips for entrepreneurs who are ready to seek funding. Some of her tips apply broadly; some target technology industry businesses. Smart works with tech entrepreneurs and startups, and hosts training workshops through the Missouri SBDC at Missouri State University's efactory.
Hollie Elliott discusses common misconceptions about locating your business in a small town. She says that there are a lot of benefits that people may not consider.
Drawing on his own experience dynamically evolving his company and business model, Jim Meinsen discusses when and how you might need to draw on new technology. Jim and Debbie Meinsen are co-owners of TCI Graphics in Springfield.
John Oke-Thomas, longtime Springfield architect, discusses his philosophy on architecture. He says that future historians will be focused on the sustainability of our contemporary architecture.
Erin Hedlun, director of marketing and communications at Evangel University, says compassion is an important job skill. Hedlun says it is a component of what makes a leader.
Rachel Barks, owner of Artistree Pottery, talks about the concepting that went behind the aesthetic of the business.