Inspiring Stories of Leadership from Five Unstoppable Business Women
Biz 417's Women Who Mean Business worked their way to the top of their respective industries in southwest Missouri and are poised for growth. Our fourth annual feature introduces five impressive women unafraid of change or obstacles.
Bankers Mandy Anthes and Robin Robeson Share Their Mentorship Tips
After 14 years at Bank of Missouri, Mandy Anthes was looking to challenge herself in new ways. The Network connected her with Chamber board member Robin Robeson, Executive Vice President and COO of Guaranty Bank.
Brian Croft on the Trials and Triumphs of Joplimo Mattress
Brian Croft’s vision for a customizable mattress company was a gamble, but it paid off. In a decade, Joplimo Mattress out of Joplin, MO went from a single storefront to 10, with a goal of opening 20 more in the next five years.
Sunshine Bike Shop in Springfield, MO Ushers in a New Era
Joshua Even worked at Sunshine Bike Shop for 11 years before he purchased the shop with his wife, Micah, and took over as owner in 2018. He hopes that 2019 will be the year he puts his stamp on a business held near and dear to 417-landers.