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Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln elects new board members

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has elected three new members to join its board of directors in 2020. Kent Massie, Robert Mulch and Mark Staley will each serve four-year terms as directors. Massie is a senior landscape architect and planner at the consulting firm of Massie Massie & Associates in Springfield. He [...]

Tom Owens retiring from the Chamber

Tom Owen, who has worked as the member representative for the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce for the past 10 years, will retire on July 15. Prior to joining the Chamber staff, Owen served on the Ambassador Committee for eight years, including serving as the committee chair. In addition, he served a three-year term on [...]

By |June 24th, 2020|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Ben Paoletti joins Downtown Springfield Inc.

Ben Paoletti has been hired as a program coordinator for Downtown Springfield Inc., the first time in the organization’s history there have been three full-time staff members. Paoletti graduated in May from the University of Illinois Springfield and served as the Student Government Association President. He recently completed an internship as a grant writer with [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Karen Whitney named interim chancellor at UIS

Karen M. Whitney, a nationally recognized higher education leader, has been selected to serve as interim chancellor of the University of Illinois Springfield. Whitney is the president emerita of Clarion University in Pennsylvania and recently served as interim chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. She takes over from Chancellor Susan Koch, who [...]

By |June 17th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Henson Robinson Company has two new additions to the staff

Henson Robinson Company has hired Braden Aaron as a roofing project manager and Brandon Koishor as a residential HVAC sales supervisor. Prior to joining Henson Robinson Company, Aaron spent several years in Texas working for a large general contractor who built multi-family apartment complexes and condos.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in construction management from [...]

By |June 10th, 2020|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

SBJ is hiring

Are you active and engaged in our community? Do you want to help grow and support local businesses? Springfield Business Journal is a locally owned and operated monthly business-to-business publication serving the Springfield/Jacksonville area. For 25 years, we’ve built a reputation for covering issues and people that are important to our community. Central Illinois Communications, [...]

By |May 20th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Morgan Beck joins BRANDT

BRANDT has named Morgan Beck as corporate accounting manager. Beck joins the BRANDT corporate staff in the company’s Springfield headquarters. Prior to joining BRANDT, Beck spent 15 years at Security Bank in Springfield. She held multiple management positions at the bank, most recently serving as chief financial officer for the past three years. Beck also [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

An advocate for businesses

Ryan McCrady takes the helm of the Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance By Carey Smith Though much of the world is currently on pause, the Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance (SSGA) continues to work to help businesses navigate through challenges presented by the pandemic.  In addition to getting up to speed as the newly-hired president of SSGA, [...]

By |May 13th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Ken Day joins Security Bank as CFO

Ken Day has joined Security Bank as the Chief Financial Officer, effective May 4. President and CEO Stephan Paul Antonacci said in a message to employees, "I am excited about the opportunity to work with him and believe that he will be a positive force for the bank and its culture." Day graduated from Milliken [...]

By |May 5th, 2020|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments