Emily Laurie, owner of Onie and Sky, says leveraging deals with online influencers has paid off well for her company. She gravitates toward online communities with missions and brands that she loves and works with them to sell her product. Laurie says she does most of her advertising on social media.
Tara Bielinski, vice president of strategic initiatives and population health at Phoenix Healthcare, while caring for her mom identified a gap in health care that inspired the CareWell program. CareWell brings back the “doc in a bag” to help patients gain comprehensive primary care at home. This is sponsored content.
Jeff Eiserman, a senior risk advisor at Ollis/Akers/Arney, says the first priority in preparing for unexpected disaster is shoring up your financial house. In addition, Eiserman says vetting your suppliers, and making sure you have a diversified supply chain is a sure way of getting through difficulties like the COVID-19 pandemic.
Callie Carroll says the different jobs she has held over her career have given her more assets than she would have had with a cookie cutter resume. Now the vice president of business development and a shareholder relations officer at Old Missouri Bank, Carroll says those experiences make her more dynamic. Callie Carroll is a Springfield Business Journal 2021 40 Under 40 honoree.
Aaron Elliott never imagined he would get into medical device or create a self-defense fitness-based business. Now the co-owner of F8 Fitness and Self-Defense at the age of 46, he says Dr. Seuss nailed it on the head with “Oh, The Places You’ll Go.” He says as long as you have the passion for it, you can do anything.
Thursday, March 25
Choosing to remodel or renovate existing space as opposed to building a new structure is a difficult decision for a business owner when evaluating space needs, functionality and cost concerns. …
Wednesday, March 10
Many professionals find time and money to be a barrier to advancing their career with a graduate degree, and finding the right fit is a challenge as well. With this in mind, Drury University created …
Thursday, December 3, 2020
You’ve started your business, now what? Kyle Short, director of business services at BluCurrent Credit Union walks you through the first six steps to open your business account. Short provides a …
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Security and patrol companies offer varying degrees of services and expertise. Natalie McGuire, Owner of Task9, recommends questions you should ask when vetting security and patrol services. Officer …
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Meleah Spencer, CEO of The Kitchen, Inc., says architect Stephanie Ireland was the ideal person to bring their dream of a new campus to life. Spencer says the design is perfectly suited to handle …
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Croley Insurance has been fielding questions from employers and employees alike wondering what options exist for continued health insurance coverage if the company lays off workers. Trevor Croley, …
Monday, April 13, 2020
Anxiety and fear surrounding COVID-19 can be overwhelming for employers, employees, families and the community as a whole. As we work to flatten the curve for COVID-19, another wave is coming—COVID-19 mental health crisis.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Buddy Webb, principal architect with Buddy Webb & Co., says though maintaining a staff of primarily licensed architects and those seeking licensure is against the current industry trend, they have …
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Sam M. Coryell, President of Coryell Collaborative Group, says in order to grow outside Springfield they needed to reorganize their five businesses under one company. This allows them to control …
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
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 …
2 days ago
The Convention & Visitors Bureau estimates 2,400 less workers than prior to the pandemic.
3 days ago
The median pay, adjusted for cost of living, is $51,804, according to Self Financial.
3 days ago
Two new members join the city of Springfield’s governing board.
4 days ago
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, architecture, banking & finance, economic development, education and health care.
Tuesday, April 13
The downtown Springfield project is slated for completion in early 2022.
Monday, April 12
SBJ Publisher Jennifer Jackson calls on business leaders to share insights and forecasts through the 2021 Economic Growth Survey.
Friday, April 9
The downtown attraction is launching an exhibit that highlights the company's history.
Wednesday, April 7
The five-county area’s jobless rate in February comes to 3.9%.
Thursday, April 1
Nonprofit officials say there's much more improvement to be made.
Monday, March 29
Between expansion at existing facilities, newly opened complexes and developments in progress, the Ozarks area is jumping at the chance to grow its options for sports.