Bill Pongracz joins Hanson Professional Services

Bill Pongracz, P.E., recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc.’s Springfield headquarters as a construction and asset management practice lead. He will oversee the coordination of employees who provide owner representation, surveying and data collection, construction observation, property management and asset management services. “I’ll make sure people are in the right places and make sure they [...]

By |May 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don Smith Paint Co. under new ownership

Don Smith Paint Co., located at 1724 S. MacArthur Blvd. in Springfield, is under new ownership as of May 1. Nate Tierney purchased the business from Richard Scott, who had owned it since 1999. Last fall, SBJ broke the news that Stott and his daughter and son-in-law, Zach and Nancy Sweet, had purchased another local [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 Women of Influence

Springfield Business Journal and Security Bank are proud to announce the 2019 Women of Influence: Leuwania Baker, Vernessa Glover, Amanda Long, Abby Sgro and Stacey Skrysak. The recipients are profiled in the May issue of Springfield Business Journal. Please join us for a reception and awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Island [...]

By |May 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sangamon CEO’s annual event

Students from the Sangamon CEO program are hosting an annual “Shark Tank”-style event, which will allow the 42 high school seniors interested in entrepreneurship to pitch their business ideas to local investors. “CEO vs. Sharks” will take place on Friday, April 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Illinois Springfield in the Student Union. [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

“What Every Leader Must Know about Diversity and Inclusion”

Express Employment Professionals is hosting a 30 minute live-streamed presentation on “What Every Leader Must Know about Diversity and Inclusion” on Thursday, May 2, from 10:30-11 a.m. Companies that create a culture of inclusion benefit by attracting top talent, gaining fresh perspectives and opening new avenues to insight and innovation. Patty Smith, vice president of [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Garry Roscetti joins Hanson Professional Services

Garry Roscetti, P.E., has recently joined Hanson Professional Services Inc. as an electrical engineer. He will design lighting, power distribution and control systems for a variety of facilities, with a focus on serving aviation clients. Roscetti brings more than 30 years of engineering experience to the company. Most recently, he worked as an electrical engineer [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Goddard School is open

The Goddard School, an early childhood education center with nearly 500 locations nationwide, has opened in Springfield at 3411 Hedley Rd. Franchisee Barbara Burrows has operated a location in Edwardsville since 2009. “I’m excited to bring the first Goddard School to Springfield,” Burrows said. “I enjoy working with children and thrive on being a part [...]

By |April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Organizational excellence workshop

As a business owner, are you grooming emerging leaders so you can work less, take vacations and set your own schedule? To learn about leadership strategies for building your business, Sandler Training, located at 3024 Happy Landing Dr. in Springfield, is hosting a workshop on Thursday, May 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Are you: * [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Construction underway on Domino’s Pizza on Jefferson

Construction is underway on a 3,600 square foot commercial duplex at 560 W. Jefferson St. in Springfield. MBR Management Co., a Domino’s Pizza franchise with more than 80 locations throughout Illinois and Missouri, is the developer and Joyner Construction Services is the general contractor. MBR Management, based out of St. Charles, Missouri, purchased the Domino’s [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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