Nominations for Women of Influence now open

Each year in May, Security Bank partners with Springfield Business Journal for a program recognizing local women for their achievements. Women of Influence honors local women for their contributions to the Springfield area community. The recipients are profiled in the May issue of the Business Journal and recognized at a special ceremony and reception. These [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Golf Outings

Is your organization or non-profit planning a golf outing that is open to the public? Springfield Business Journal will have a calendar of local golf outings as part of the special section in our April issue. There is no charge to have your outing included. Please submit information to stacie@springfieldbusinessjournal.com no later than Wednesday, March [...]

By |March 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Busy as bees – April 2017

Buzz Bomb Brewing Company prepares to open downtown By Patrick Yeagle What started as some friendly sword play is leading to a new brewery in downtown Springfield. Buzz Bomb Brewing Company plans to open its doors this fall at 406 E. Adams St. – formerly Oasis bar. Josh Flanders, a co-owner at Buzz Bomb Brewing, [...]

Local First will be hosting a class for local business owners.

Local First will be hosting a class for local business owners, “Business Collaboration – fostering a business ecosystem,” on March 8. At this 90-minute class, participants will learn about the benefits of working together and sharing skills. Examples of successful ecosystems that already exist in Springfield will also be given by Innovate Springfield executive director [...]

Weatherholt Joins Hanson Professional Services

Aaron Weatherholt, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a senior project manager. He will take a leading role in the advancement of Hanson’s Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and local government transportation engineering endeavors and serve as a project manager for transportation engineering project.  Before joining Hanson, Weatherholt worked for IDOT [...]

Best Places to Work Reception

Members of the local business community are invited to attend the Best Places to Work reception and awards ceremony on Wednesday, February 7 from 5:30-7p.m. at the United Community Bank location at 1900 West Iles Avenue in Springfield. Please RSVP to michelle@springfieldbusinessjournal.com. The recipients of the 2018 “Best Places to Work,” sponsored by Springfield Business [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best places to work

Balance of freedom and control BY SCOTT FAINGOLD  “Working here is far different than any sales structure I had ever been in,” said Greg Pacelli, senior account executive, who has been working in sales for Midwest Family Broadcasting for five years. “I’m allowed to take care of my clients and do what I need to [...]

Norb Andy’s to reopen

Norb Andy’s Tabarin, located in the historic Hickox Building at 518 E. Capitol Avenue, is scheduled to reopen soon. Owner David Ridenour said he is finalizing a lease with an established operator who has a restaurant in Peoria and plans to open a second location in Springfield. The building has undergone major renovations in the [...]

Central Illinois Builders of AGC names 2018 officers and Board directors

BY MICHELLE OWNBEY Steve Halverson from Halverson Construction in Springfield has been elected president of Central Illinois Builders of AGC for 2018. Mike Sunley of O’Shea Builders, who is serving as secretary/treasurer, is the other officer from Springfield. Mike Landgrebe of Landgrebe Interior Construction and Steve Povse of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel, LLP were both [...]

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