Missouri State University professor Christopher Lupfer: "More collaborations between businesses and academia can benefit both sectors."
FORVIS' John Davis: "Taxes are an important part of an in-depth financial plan – but also don’t let the potential tax liability dictate your decisions."
Spencer Fane's Charli Steed: "Regardless of the type of durable power of attorney for financial purposes you may choose, both types, and for that matter, all estate planning documents, must be executed by an individual who is of sound mind."
Downtown Springfield Association leader Rusty Worley: "Two well-known local restaurateurs shared their thoughts on how they navigated their businesses through the past two years."
Attorney Adam Holmes says the effects of these changes will be to direct opportunity zone investments into areas that have a greater need for an influx of capital.
Downtown Springfield Association's Rusty Worley: "It is only through synchronizing the thoughts and aspirations of as many of our neighbors as possible that we can chart a course to a shared destination on the horizon."
Springfield chamber's Vicki Pratt says many eco devo professionals are incentivizing investments that enhance productivity and efficiency.
C.J. Davis, president and CEO of Burrell Behavioral Health: We have made it a company strategy to complete no fewer than five true mergers or acquisitions with companies of various sizes and scopes.
CoxHealth VP Andy Hedgpeth: "In times of great change, employers may be tempted to chase new, trendy approaches. In the long term, though, success is found in pursuing a new take on the fundamentals."
Kingly Consulting founder Ryan Baker: "You always need to know your tourists and your destination’s appeal."
Columnist Lynne Haggerman: "Organizations must begin more creative and aggressive recruiting in order to survive in today’s economy."
Certified financial planner Kenny Gott: "Business owners are compensated for the risks they take – but only if they can successfully navigate through them."
Guaranty Bank residential lending manager Tyler Stalker: "Being creative, inventive and resourceful does not mean you have to go it alone."
Columnist KC Mathews singles out the economic variables he's calling the three "I"migos.
Columnist Jason Flores answers the top three questions about cryptocurrencies.
Spencer Fane attorney Alec Martinez: "Unsurprisingly, determining the amount of compensation for property taken by eminent domain often leads to disputes between the landowner and condemning party."
Drury's John Kiernicki: "The business world is coming to the realization that eco-friendly practices are beneficial for operations."
Evangel's Eveline Lewis: "Even though some see the negative aspects of diversity – such as communication gaps and resistance to change – companies will do well to acquire strategies that promote an empowerment culture, as well as to foster communication and camaraderie within a diverse workplace."
Multicultural Business Association Executive Director Darline Mabins: "It’s important that when people talk about the opportunities that exist right now, they should be able to see themselves in those spaces."
MSU Chief Diversity Officer Wes Pratt: "Too often CDO positions are merely part of a compositional or checklist approach, whereby DEI are simply buzzwords not taken seriously but only to appear as if such groups are concerned about valuing DEI."
The corner of North Main Street and Tracker Road in Nixa is abuzz with development activity, and the latest structure to emerge is the Walker Heights Retail Center.