Dr. Katie McElvaine was working in a clinic two years ago when she decided to open her own practice with her husband, Scot. Springfield Family Vision optical boutique shows off her design concept of modern with a splash of vintage. She wanted it to be simple and approachable, and the personal touches in her office accomplish just that.
As the lines between home and office blur, it’s harder to keep track of piling appointments, reminders and tasks. A bevvy of apps can harness your calendar, but the latest release from Michael Simmons and Kent Sutherland of Flexibits is the last calendar app you’ll ever need. Fantastical 2, compatible with Mac operating systems and an improvement upon Fantastical’s original menu bar app, is a planning powerhouse.
With eight restaurant openings under his belt and more than 16 years in the industry, Angel Kim is a culinary force to be reckoned with. He shares what it takes to continually innovate concepts for new restaurants.
By: Vivian Wheeler | Illustration by Ryan Saunders
Discrimination in the workplace not only threatens your employees but also could cost your business big bucks in the form of a lawsuit. Tim Ricker, an attorney specializing in employment law at Hall Ansley PC, walks us through Missouri’s new law.
Starting a business is tough for anyone, but jumpstarting one early in your career comes with its own challenges. How can you make it big as a young entrepreneur? For the answer, we turned to three successful business owners who all got their start before turning 30.
By: Adrienne Donica | Photos by Alex Solomon, courtesy Lauren Haik, Jeffrey Sweet
When Geoff Steele took the reins of the historic Gillioz Theatre, he was taking over a treasured Springfield landmark—one that had gone through some very public financial difficulties. Steele has ushered it into more successful times, so we sat down for a few cocktails at Civil Kitchen & Tap to talk about what it takes to revitalize a business.
For the third consecutive year, the Springfield-Branson National Airport is on track to break its record of total passengers in a single year. We asked airport spokesperson Kent Boyd about some other notable numbers from the transportation hub.
By Adrienne Donica | Photo courtesy Springfield-Branson National Airport