Jill Staunton of Springfield appears with Jeopardy host Alex Trebek. Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. By Patrick Yeagle Jill Staunton of Springfield was always a curious child - so much so that her fourth grade teacher referred to her as a "walking encyclopedia." That love of learning has earned Staunton a [...]
Security Bank announced this month the promotions of two people to vice president. Morgan Beck was promoted to vice president of finance, while Todd Howe was promoted to vice president of commercial banking. Beck, a CPA, began her career at Security Bank 13 years ago as an administrative assistant, later gaining experience in loan servicing, [...]
By Patrick Yeagle Sean Bull Sean Bull has lived in Sherman his whole life, so it's especially meaningful to him that he was appointed president of the Sherman Area Chamber of Commerce this month. "This is the community I grew up in," he said. "I've got a lot of love for the community [...]
Emily Handley has joined AlignLife of Springfield Chiropractic & Natural Health Center. Handley will serve as a massage therapist. “Having Emily on board is a great asset to our patients," said AlignLife of Springfield owner and chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey. "With a combined approach, chiropractic and massage therapy, we are able to better offer a [...]
Chris Rourke Chris Rourke of Springfield has joined Arthur J Gallagher & Co. as an insurance advisor. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a global insurance broker with offices in 130 countries. The company acquired Nicoud Insurance Services in March, and the Springfield office of Nicoud remains at the same location. It is [...]
The Springfield City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved William O'Hearn as director of Lincoln Library. O'Hearn comes to Springfield from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he was most recently supervisor of the Cedar Rapids Public Library Downtown Branch. He will be paid $85,000 and will have 12 months to establish residency in Springfield.
Dr. Kenneth Johnson | Photo courtesy of HSHS Hospital Sisters Health System announced this week the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Johnson as vice president and chief physician executive. Johnson currently serves as chief physician executive for HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division. Mary Starmann-Harrison, president and CEO of HSHS, says Johnson will lead initiatives to [...]
Springfield real estate broker James "Jim" Kuhar has moved to Wanless-Spengler Ltd. Kuhar previously worked at a Springfield office of KellerWilliams Realty established by a managing broker in Bloomington. Kuhar could not be reached for comment. Contact Patrick Yeagle at email@example.com.
Jenny Krell | Photo courtesy of Hickory Point Bank Jenny Krell has been promoted to assistant vice president of retail banking at Hickory Point Bank in Springfield. Announced June 2, Krell's promotion means she will continue to oversee the daily operations of the branch at 3131 Wabash Ave. “Jenny has proven to be [...]
Photo courtesy of Ken Lam. Following a two-year search and try-outs by four renowned conductors, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra announced today that Ken Lam will be its new music director. Originally from Hong Kong, Lam left a career as an international corporate attorney to pursue his passion for music. He received unanimous support [...]