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Sarah Enlow joins Hanson Professional Services

Sarah Enlow has joined Hanson Professional Service’s Springfield headquarters as an IT helpdesk/computer technician. She will diagnose and assist employees with technical issues and support the information technology (IT) department with ongoing projects. “I like to be challenged by things I have never seen before — there’s never a shortage of that in the world [...]

By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Jarred McCormick joins Knob Hill Landscape Company

Jarred McCormick has joined Knob Hill Landscape Company as the director of business development. Owner Landon Kirby noted, “Jarred is a positive, forward-thinking, process-oriented addition to the Knob Hill team and brings a wealth of expertise as a former general construction/renovation professional, specializing in deck design, landscaping and gardening.” McCormick also has extensive experience in [...]

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Mike Murphy chosen as next CEO of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce (GSCC) has hired Illinois State Representative Mike Murphy to serve as its next president and CEO. He will take the helm on Dec. 1. Outgoing president and CEO Chris Hembrough will leave at the end of November to assume a new strategic and business development role with Peerless Cleaning [...]

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Lana Shovlin named program coordinator for Downtown Springfield, Inc.

Lana Shovlin is the new program coordinator for Downtown Springfield, Inc. Shovlin will be responsible for spearheading all of the programs and events that raise funds for DSI’s continued work and sustainability. Before joining the DSI team, Shovlin worked as a publicist for Southern Illinois University Press, working closely with local and national media to [...]

By |October 27th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Fact or fiction: Will Mike Murphy be the next Chamber of Commerce president?

During the Oct. 8 morning show on Sports Radio 1450, talk show host Sam Madonia said, “I am told that Mike Murphy will be the new executive director of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce,” a claim he repeated again during a monologue about possible mayoral candidates for the city of Springfield. Rep. Mike Murphy, [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Dr. Jason Goldstein joins AlignLife of Springfield Chiropractic & Natural Health Center

Dr. Jason Goldstein has joined AlignLife of Springfield Chiropractic & Natural Health Center. Goldstein worked in Springfield for a decade before moving to Texas where he focused on medical software and ways to streamline health care paperwork. He returned to Illinois two years ago and most recently worked at a chiropractic clinic in Lincoln. Goldstein [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Sean Keeley to become general manager and executive chef at Sangamo Club

A familiar face will soon be taking the helm at Sangamo Club. Springfield native Sean Keeley is slated to become the executive chef and general manager as of Oct. 11. Keeley is currently the lead culinary specialist at Lincoln Land Community College’s Culinary Institute and a well-known name in the Springfield dining scene. He worked [...]

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Abby Powell named Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance’s director of business development

Abby Powell has been hired as the first director of business development for the Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance. She most recently served as the City of Springfield’s economic development operations coordinator and TIF manager in the Office of Planning and Economic Development. Powell brings nearly 15 years of economic development experience to the position. “Abby’s [...]

By |September 29th, 2021|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments