The funding is earmarked to assist children aging out of foster care.
SBJ connected with five businesswomen to hear their best advice in the areas of leadership, stepping up, motivation, mentoring and innovation.
Jamie Fields says positivity has always been one of her top strengths.
It’s been just two years since Christina Ford and her family moved to Springfield from Nashville after her husband, Dana, was hired as Missouri State University’s men’s basketball coach. Since then, she’s launched two transitional homes for survivors of domestic abuse and taught prevention education to thousands of students.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, government, health care, municipal and nonprofit.
City officials anticipate hotel/motel tax revenues will reduce by half next fiscal year because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fans will be allowed to attend the Highland Springs event, with safety measures in place.
It will provide full-ride scholarships to College of Arts and Letters students.
Myriad industries are highlighted in the 10th annual class.
Newsmakers in the areas of accounting, banking and finance, construction, government, health care and nonprofit.
Jill Finney transitioned from one nonprofit to another in January when she took over as executive director of Safe and Sober Inc. She worked the previous three years for United Way of the Ozarks.
Rob Blevins is introducing local kids to science that’s out of this world – even during a pandemic.
Casey Wray has been working – and advancing – with the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch for 18 years. His most recent stop is the post at the top, president and CEO.
When she was working with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, Katie Davis gained passion in seeing nonprofit organizations grow and gain sustainable funding.
Joe Daues has gone from sitting behind the television news desk to standing in front of a million-dollar nonprofit.
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks Chief Operating Officer Allyson Tuckness was first hired at the foundation as a part-time temporary worker. She’s come a long way since then.
SBJ compiles news on the respiratory virus outbreak.
Since Justin Larkin hasn’t been able to perform publicly because of the pandemic, the singer-songwriter has been writing new material. Larkin says he’s excited to be creating new music in his …
Richard Ollis, CEO of Ollis/Akers/Arney, says clearly defined goals and teamwork will prepare you for success. Listen to others’ perspectives to help find a better game plan. Duration: 1:22
Author and Consultant Rosie Ward says only one third of employees are engaged in their wellness program. She says one organization has been examining how to reduce healthcare costs and encourage …
Speaker, coach and writer Erika Gerdes says there is a deep seated belief that you must choose between fulfillment and success. Gerdes says she had to change her mindset to see it’s possible to …
Taylor Otwell, CEO of Laravel, started his company as a way to prototype ideas, but ended up releasing the application to the world. Now others use it to build their businesses. Duration: 1:16
Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says one of their secrets is partnering with others. Look for partners who have the same heart, passion and goals. Duration: 0:55
Elizabeth Hurst, business development manager with HR Advantage, says performance based culture helps build an environment which fosters employee strengths, identifies talent gaps and creates …
Michael Wehrenberg, president of Wehrenberg Design Company says he discovered their business model by accident. He says using a flat fee structure to build and maintain websites is beneficial to them …
Todd Nielsen, chief strategy officer with JMark, says when dealing with a remote team, it’s important to see your coworkers. Seeing expressions can help you read emotional states, observe stress …
Joe Hornickel, planning and zoning director for the city of Branson, says it’s easy to work late in order to finish a task. Realize the world won’t end if you complete it the following day. …