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Past Network Leaders Reflect on Impact of Community Involvement

Past Network Leaders Reflect on Impact of Community Involvement On November 17, members of The Network for Young Professionals gathered for the last edition of the 2022 Civic Engagement Series featuring a deep dive into community involvement. 2022 Network Chair Dee King moderated a panel discussion with her peers, all of which once held the…

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December 2022: What Can We Learn From Northwest Arkansas?

December 2022: What Can We Learn From Northwest Arkansas? In this month’s episode of SGF Business Insider, Chamber president Matt Morrow sits down with Brandi Bailey and David Cameron. Bailey is the Vice President of Strategic Development & Marketing at Snyder Construction Group and Cameron is the City Administrator at the City of Republic. Bailey…

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Retiring Senator Roy Blunt shares lessons learned throughout his tenure

Retiring Senator Roy Blunt shares lessons learned throughout his tenure On Wednesday, October 26, retiring Missouri Senator Roy Blunt spoke to a crowd of nearly 100 Chamber members during the second installment of the 2022 Public Policy Speaker Series about his decades of experience in public service and the lessons he learned throughout his tenure.…

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Helping businesses connect with available tools and resources to prevent crime

Helping businesses connect with available tools and resources to prevent crime Many of the tools referenced in this article can be found online in the Chamber’s Let’s Keep Springfield Safe Business Toolkit. Take advantage of the crime prevention tools available to your business because focusing on prevention pays off. That was the main takeaway from…

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November 2022: What Does Succeeding in Business Really Look Like?

November 2022: What Does Succeeding in Business Really Look Like? In the November edition of SGF Business Insider podcast, Chamber president Matt Morrow is joined by our Membership Development Manager Peyton Andrews in a conversation with Tom Douglas. Douglas is the CEO of JMARK and the author of the new book Adapt or Die. Douglas…

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Cutting ribbons and celebrating special milestones!

Cutting ribbons and celebrating special milestones! Every day, the Chamber works to help businesses grow and thrive. And one of the things we love most is when we have the opportunity to help those organizations commemorate significant achievements – grand openings, anniversaries, new facilities and more. October was a great month for this type of…

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Chamber hires for two positions – digital communications manager and membership development coordinator

Chamber hires for two positions – digital communications manager and membership development coordinator The Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce two recent hires – Noah Hester is the digital communications manager and Andrew Romano is a membership development coordinator. As digital communications manager, Hester will focus on the Chamber’s online profile and…

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CoxHealth President and CEO shares unique lessons learned from his professional journey

CoxHealth President and CEO shares unique lessons learned from his professional journey On October 11, The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals hosted the last edition of their CEO series for 2022, featuring Max Buetow, President and CEO of CoxHealth. In an interview conducted by 2022 Network Chair, Dee King, Buetow described his journey to the…

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Network members focus on fostering workforce growth

Network members focus on fostering workforce growth On September 20, members of The Network for Springfield’s Young Professionals were joined by Dr. Juan Meraz, Assistant Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Missouri State University for a lunch-and-learn session. The program focused on inclusion and unconscious bias, and the interconnection of…

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Celebrating member milestones with ribbon cuttings!

Celebrating member milestones with ribbon cuttings! Every day, the Chamber works to help businesses grow and thrive. And one of the things we love most is when we have the opportunity to help those organizations commemorate significant achievements – grand openings, anniversaries, new facilities and more. September was a great month for this type of…

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