KPM CPAs PC hired Lynn Morris as a department coordinator to assist with daily operations and administrative functions of the tax and accounting outsourcing departments. She has 14 years of banking experience and holds a bachelor’s in speech communications from University of Northern Colorado.
BKD LLP promoted its northern regional managing partner, Abe Cole, to chief operating officer. A BKD employee since 1996, he has a bachelor’s in accounting from Missouri State University.
Logan Hinnant joined Electronic Contracting Co. as a solutions consultant in the company’s Springfield office. He was previously the managing director of Odyssey Integration in Virginia and has experience in audiovisual sales, design and management, including AV work for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Ozark Bank appointed Tyrell Molleck as senior vice president of lending, responsible for loan portfolio management and building customer relationships. He joined the bank in September as a commercial lender. Molleck has 13 years of banking experience and holds a bachelor’s in finance from MSU.
The Bank of Missouri hired Gabe Magnuson as a commercial loan officer in Bolivar. He has five years of banking experience at Mid-Missouri Bank.
RMI Business Finance recognized Arvest Bank among 24 Elite Lenders for its work issuing U.S. Small Business Administration 504 Loans. It’s the second consecutive year Arvest has been on the list.
Emery Sapp and Sons Inc. earned second place for its work on the Greene County Route 65 rebuilding project in the Associated General Contractors of Missouri’s 2020 Construction Keystone Awards. The award was given in the General Contractor/Construction Manager/Prime Contractor of Transportation and Infrastructure category.
College of the Ozarks was named Best Culinary School in Missouri Life magazine’s Best of Missouri contest. The college’s culinary hub is The Keeter Center, a multifunctional facility with a dining room, lodge and event center.
The Keeter Center and Dobyns Dining Center at C of O were recognized by the 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for hotels and restaurants for the sixth consecutive year. The results are based on reviews prior to pandemic-related changes.
Springfield Sign hired Susan Wiser as human resources manager. She has 19 years of HR experience, previously working for Jarden Plastic Solutions and SGC Foodservice.
Springfield Remanufacturing Corp. promoted Spencer Cunningham to general manager of SRC Whole Goods, a facility of SRC Heavy Duty. He has worked at multiple SRC companies during his 14-year career there, starting as an accounting intern. Cunningham holds a bachelor’s in finance from Arizona State University and an MBA from Drury University.
OzAir Charter Service hired pilot Jared Braschler to fly its newly acquired Citation Sovereign aircraft. He’s spent the last 13 years flying for ExpressJet as a captain and check airman.
Evangel University senior Abby Voelker became a first-time business owner; a Springfield Public Schools venture got a new home; and Branson-based The Robbins Group moved.
Patrick Little, co-owner of 22 Sierra Coffee Company, says company logos are very important in building a brand. Little says they changed logos to differentiate their product from competitors and …
Independent consultants Mary Overbey, Damion Trout and Lucas Walker say with the fluidity of many economic factors, now is the time to evaluate and make strategic plans. Make big decisions when …
Katherine Trombetta, spokesperson for the Missouri Job Center, says unemployment levels are comparable to pre-pandemic levels. Trombetta attributes this to the diverse industry market in the …
Steve Kelly, senior vice president with Arvest Bank, says a friend told him not to let preconceived notions limit his accomplishments. Dream bigger than what you think is possible. Kelly is one of …
Technology business consultant Mackenzie Scherer says social media sites are making e-commerce easier. She says Facebook Shop and Instagram Shop give you the benefits of having an e-commerce site and …
Austin Fax, attorney at Lowther Johnson Attorneys at Law, LLC says he likes The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis. Fax says he can reread the book and get something new each time. Duration: 0:51
Aaron Schekorra, public health information specialist with the Springfield-Greene County Health Department clears up misconceptions they’ve heard from the public during the pandemic. Duration: …
Cristian Rath, consultant with Abacus CPAs, LLC, says building a network is important. It isn’t about sales, but growing relationships in order to help clients. Rath is one of Springfield Business …
Curtis Marshall, CEO of Tie & Timber Beer Company, says he struggles to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Marshall says he sees life as a book, while one chapter might focus on work, the next is …
C.C. Guice, owner of A Wench in the Gear, says it took a leap of faith to quit her day job and pursue her passion. Guice says her significant other gave her the confidence she needed to go all …