2017 – 15 Under Fifteen

Each year, Springfield Business Journal and United Community Bank recognize 15 outstanding local businesses with 15 or fewer employees. The 2017 recipients cover the gamut from restaurants and retail to personal and professional services to entertainment. They each have a unique story to tell, and we hope you’ll take the time to not only read [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Events, Featured Article|0 Comments

TCB announces commercial banking promotions

Town and Country Financial Corporation, the parent company for Town and Country Bank, recently announced multiple promotions within their commercial banking leadership team. Grant Franklin is now Executive Vice President and Director of Commercial Banking. Steve Gnuse is now Executive Vice President and Community Bank President – Sangamon County. Matt Simhauser is now Senior Vice [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Springfield ranks #6 city where median household income buys the most home

According to a recent study of 200 United States cities conducted by SmartAsset, a New York-based personal finance technology company offering data-based, actionable and easy to understand advice to consumers, Springfield is the sixth-ranked city where residents earning a median household income can buy the most home. The average median household income for Springfield, $52,102, [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: News|0 Comments

New location for Fresh Visions Community Church

The Fresh Visions Community Church congregation is scheduled to move into their new building at 1551 J. David Jones Parkway on Thursday, Sept. 21. The church is currently located at 2400 N. Grand Ave. E. O’Shea Builders of Springfield is the contractor for the new facility. To celebrate the new building, the community is invited [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Local Godfather’s Pizza franchisees purchases Dew Chilli Parlor

Mike Monseur and John Leskovisek, the owners of three central Illinois Godfather’s Pizza franchises, recently purchased the Dew Chilli Parlor from Mark Roberts III, located at 1216 S. Fifth St., in Springfield. The historic chilli parlor is located just a half-block off Route 66, and has a strong tradition of serving tavern-style chilli. Monseur and [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Hovland joins Memorial Physician Services at Koke Mill

Dr. Rebekah Hovland, an internal medicine and pediatric physician, has begun her practice at Memorial Physician Services -- Koke Mill. A graduate of Rochester High School and Augustana College, Hovland received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 2013, and completed residency at Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. Hovland [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Customer service and leadership seminar Oct. 3

Business leaders, marketing professionals, customer service representatives and front-line managers are invited to attend a customer service and leadership seminar and breakfast on Tuesday, Oct. 3, held from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., at the Dove Conference Center at Prairie Heart Institute. The seminar, titled “Vertical Lessons,” is part of an educational series hosted by [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Events|0 Comments

CFLL announces hire of Aren Dow

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln announces the hire of Aren Dow as programs and marketing associate. Dow, an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications, previously worked as a reporter and copy editor for Decatur’s Herald & Review where he won multiple awards for news [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – Sept 6

217 Mostly LLC has obtained a permit to complete an interior renovation of the building located at 406 E. Adams St., the future home of Buzz Bomb Brewery, a craft beer bar founded by Josh Flanders and Bill Larson. The project is valued at $75,000, and will be completed by Speeks Electric of Springfield. Lincoln [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Big changes at Rolling Meadows Brewery

In the wake of the passing of Connie Regan, the operations manager and a co-founder of Rolling Meadows Brewery, the local craft brewery near Cantrall announces several new phases of development. Rolling Meadows Brewery is now operating under the name Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery. The name change pays testament to the rural location of the [...]

By |September 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, People on the Move|0 Comments
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