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 [...]
Bryan Rives | Photo courtesy of Sangamon Auditorium Bryan Rives will lead Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois Springfield as the venue's next director. Rives is transitioning into the role as current director Robert Vaughn prepares to retire at the beginning of October. “I am excited to be returning to the great [...]
Danielle Hunt. Photo courtesy of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel. Starting this week, Springfield accounting firm Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP has two new partners. CPAs Danielle Hunt and Josh Shugart were announced as partners at KEB last week, effective May 1. Hunt joined the company in 2001 and has served in KEB's Springfield [...]
Bret A. Conklin. Photo courtesy of Horace Mann. Springfield-based Horace Mann Educators Corporation has named Bret Conklin executive vice president and chief financial officer. Conklin, who started working at Horace Mann 15 years ago, has served as acting CFO since January due to the hospitalization and passing of Horace Mann's former CFO, Dwayne [...]