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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

Chase Hammon named the new CFO of Springfield Clinic

Chase Hammon is the new vice president and chief financial officer for Springfield Clinic. He has 15 years of financial operations management experience, including the past 10 years spent in health care. Hammon will oversee all financial operations, capital outlay, revenue cycle, treasury services and supply chain. He relocated from Virginia, where he most recently [...]

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

Piero Taico hired as new assistant director for Downtown Springfield Inc.

Piero Taico is the new assistant director for Downtown Springfield Inc (DSI). Taico will be responsible for all aspects of the Old Capitol Farmers Market and building relationships with DSI’s membership and volunteer groups. He has worked and volunteered for years with DSI partners and members. Taico became familiar with the needs of the downtown [...]

By |September 24th, 2021|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments