By Carey Smith Celeste Malham started FED Kitchen when she became a stay-at-home mom in 2019 as a way to utilize her personal training background and help others with their health goals. PHOTO BY NORMA ZUNIGA Meal delivery systems were growing in popularity even before the pandemic, and with many more people [...]
Technology and trampolines – Ram Talluri has businesses worldwide, including a global technology company based in Springfield
By David Blanchette Springfield-based entrepreneur Ram Talluri reaches for the stars with his numerous business ventures around the world, ranging from technology to film production to jumping really high on trampolines. “It has been a great run so far, and I look forward to adding more value in whatever way I can,” the 45-year-old Talluri [...]
By Holly Whisler Small retail boutiques are known for carrying unique and one-of-a-kind items. They are not typically known for selling online to a mass market, but that does not mean they cannot be successful doing so when a pandemic causes an economic shutdown, for example. Elizabeth “Liz” Eckert, owner of Bella Boutique, 2805 West [...]
Springfield native Aaron Schneider directs Tom Hanks’ latest film By Chuck Koplinski It’s a long way from Chatham Road to Hollywood, California, but it’s a journey Springfield native Aaron Schneider has made over the course of his 54 years. The filmmaker, who cut his teeth as a cinematographer on videos for Eminem and Cyprus [...]
Although the building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the floral wallpaper and cozy atmosphere gave it a quaint feel.
By David Blanchette You can’t pick your family, the saying goes, but many people do just that when deciding how to open, run and sustain a small business. According to the Family Owned Business Institute, there are 5.5 million family businesses in the United States and those companies contribute 57% of the nation’s gross domestic [...]
By Cinda Ackerman Klickna “If you have items to clean, I’ll make it happen,” says Pamela Lewis-Frazier, owner of All in One Management & Services. The business started in 2002 as a pressure-washing company with two box trucks carrying equipment to clean cars, boats, trailers, houses and even bridges and signs. In September 2019, [...]
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