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Kelsey Hinckley joins President Abraham Lincoln Springfield – a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel.

Kelsey Hinckley has joined the President Abraham Lincoln Springfield – a Doubletree by Hilton Hotel as event manager. Hinckley previously worked as the event manager for the Alzheimer’s Association and managed Walk to End Alzheimer’s events around central Illinois. She also served as the development manager for the American Lung Association and most recently worked [...]

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

David Plake purchases Garrison Group

David Plake has purchased Garrison Group, the commercial real estate firm founded by Glen Garrison in 1991, but the company’s namesake will continue to be involved in the day-to-day operations. “Glen and I have been working on a succession plan for five years,” said Plake, who joined the company in 2009 after spending more than [...]

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Dennis Lister, Andrew Novaria and Jeremy Travelstead have become partners of American Central Insurance.

Dennis Lister, Andrew Novaria and Jeremy Travelstead have become partners of American Central Insurance, effective March 1. Located at 3300 Hedley Road in Springfield, American Central Insurance is a locally owned, independent insurance agency established in 1987 that specializes in property and liability coverage for business of all sizes, personal insurance and employee benefits. “We [...]

By |March 9th, 2022|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Greg Pettys, Beverley Chapman and Dave Heitbrink join Bank of Springfield

Bank of Springfield (BOS) has announced the addition of new employees Greg Pettys, Beverley Chapman and Dave Heitbrink. Greg Pettys has been hired as vice president of advanced markets and brings 36 years of financial services experience to BOS. He previously worked as a regional vice president for both The Hartford and Prudential Financial and [...]

By |March 9th, 2022|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

Lana Shovlin joins Illinois Pork Producers Association

Lana Shovlin has been named director of communications for the Illinois Pork Producers Association, effective Feb. 28. Prior to moving to Springfield five years ago, Shovlin worked as a publicist for Southern Illinois University Press, working closely with local and national media to organize press events, schedule book signings and craft press releases for authors. [...]

By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Mark Ginster retires from Carrollton Bank

After 25 years, Mark Ginster has retired from Carrollton Bank, effective Feb. 25. While he plans to do quite a bit of traveling, including spending the month of March in Arizona, he will also still work with the bank as a consultant. Taylor-Ann Hamlin is replacing him as Springfield branch manager, while Kasey VanderMeersch is [...]

By |February 25th, 2022|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Melissa Horn joins Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce has hired Melissa Horn as events manager. Horn began her position Feb. 1 and will oversee all events at the Chamber and assist with communications. She previously spent seven years as senior meeting director for the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center and has been in the hospitality industry for [...]

By |February 21st, 2022|Categories: News, People on the Move|0 Comments

Katie Brown and Evan Sharp have joined O’Shea Builders

O’Shea Builders has hired Evan Sharp and Katie Brown, both based out of the Springfield office. Sharp will serve as a virtual design construction manager and was previously employed by Bunn Corporation as a design engineer. As a virtual design construction manager, Sharp creates, coordinates and distributes 3-D BIM (building information modeling) models to be [...]

By |February 16th, 2022|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments