Lead • Influence • Impact
August 2018 Volume III No. 4
• Business Tax Reform Seminar scheduled • Meet Local Elected Officials at Reception Sept. 13 • Chamber provides response during CWLP public comment period
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CONTENTS Features On the Cover
Message from the CEO
3rd Annual Elected Officials Reception September 13
GREATER SPRINGFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Executive Committee Jim Britton.................................................................Chair
Chamber submits letter to City regarding CWLP
Express Employment Professionals
John P. McCarthy..........................................Chair-Elect The Horace Mann Companies
Jennifer Gill................................................1st Vice Chair Springfield Public School District 186
Estes, Bridgewater & Ogden
Leadership Springfield gearing up for 33rd class
Tom Gihl......................................Immediate Past Chair
Tax Reform Seminar October 23
Roger Austin.......................Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
News & Events 4
Booths still available at Chamber Job Fair
Local employers meet with potential employees at The Chamber’s March Job Fair. An average of 500 job seekers attend The Chamber’s biannual Fairs.
Our Mission: Enhance our members’ success and advance our economy.
Our Vision: To be a catalyst that helps create a strong, growing economy through talent, leadership and collaboration.
Featured Investors Executive Level
4 Chamber staff graduate from Institute for Organization Management 6
Energy co-op can save members on utility costs
‘Shoes & Brews brings out the crowd
Over 40 teams played in Chamber Golf Outing
Election for Chamber board members starting soon
Welcome to our New Members
Security Bank, s.b.
Jennifer Boyer...............................Springfield Clinic, LLP Dr. Ruby Davis..............................Ruby Funeral Services
& Chapel, Inc.
Raylene DeWitte Grischow...........................Hinshaw &
Pamela Frazier.....................................All In One On-Site
Wash & Detail
Dr. Susan J. Koch............University of Illinois Springfield Dr. Charles Lucore..................HSHS St. John’s Hospital Eloise L. Mackus.........................................Security Bank Greg Matthews...........................Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. Brady Smith...........................Zara’s Collision Center, Inc. Adam Solomon...............................Solomon Colors, Inc.
Appointed Member John Staff........................................................Staff Carpet
GSCC STAFF Chris Hembrough........................President and CEO Lisa Schafer....................Vice President - Operations David Earhart......................Vice President - Member Services Bri Coons.............................................Events Manager Teri Hill.............................Advertising Representative Tom Owen....................Membership Representative Cassie Veach......................................Events Manager
For an additional investment, Executive Investors receive enhanced member benefits as part of the Chamber’s tiered dues program. Several tiered dues levels are available. Interested? If so, contact Chris Hembrough at chembrough@ gscc.org to learn more.
Mike Murphy......................MPM Restaurant Consultants
Save the Date for the Economic Outlook Breakfast
Illinois National Bank
Automotive, Lodging & Transportation 12
SMTD Changes Moving Area Transportation Forward
12-13 Member listings
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The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce 1011 S. 2nd Street Springfield, Illinois 62704 217.525.1173 | www.gscc.org UPDATE (USPS 0703 630) is published six times a year by The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 1011 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62704. Periodical postage paid at Springfield, IL. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to UPDATE, 1011 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62704.
Message from the CEO The Impact of Small Business
Small businesses, however you define them, play a vital role in our economy. Over 90 percent of all businesses in the United States have less than 25 employees. Small businesses account for nearly 50 percent of our national GDP. Eighty percent of our local Chamber members have 25 employees or less. Small businesses continue to be incubators for entrepreneurship, innovation, and employment growth and the majority of new jobs are created by small businesses. Small businesses are at the heart of our economy, which is why The Chamber hosted the 33rd Annual Small Business Awards on June 19 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The event, presented by Hickory Point Bank, recognized 37 business owners and not-for-profit directors. Of those, five outstanding community entrepreneurs received the following awards: The recipient of the New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year award was Tara Davlin Holcomb of The Farmstand by Willow City Farm. Willow City Farm raises livestock to feed and educate our community. They provide full permaculture and responsible stewardship of our land. Tara is proud to sell their products in their retail store, The Farmstand, and various farmers’ markets, while also donating products to various charities. The recipient of the Small Business Owner of the Year award was Shaun Lambert of Lambert Custom Pools. The business was started with the vision to help homeowners create the backyard of their dreams. Shaun’s mission is to help create family traditions and memories. Lambert
Ed Clark Photography Tara Davlin of The Farmstand by Willow City Farm received the New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year award.
Chris Hembrough President and CEO The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Custom Pools is committed to offering the most innovative products and services techniques in the industry. The recipient of the Not-for-Profit Business Director of the Year award was Pamela Molitoris of Central Illinois Foodbank, Inc. The Foodbank’s purpose is to work with others to develop creative solutions to alleviate hunger. Pam and her team provide access to nutritious food, including produce, for 21 counties in central and southern
Ed Clark Photography Pamela Molitoris of Central Illinois Foodbank, Inc. received the Not-For-Profit Business Director of the Year award.
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Ed Clark Photography Shaun Lambert of Lambert Custom Pools received the Small Business Owner of the Year award.
Illinois by working with over 160 partners. The recipients of the Lifetime Award Business Owner of the Year award were Doug and Mike Sutton of Sutton’s. It’s simple to Sutton’s - growth and success is built on building community relationships, as they articulated, “We want our customers to be part of our family. Integrity is the core of who we are, our customers should and do expect complete satisfaction because that’s what Sutton’s expects.” The recipients of the Outstanding Civic Involvement Business Owner of the Year were Val and Chris Butler of Butler Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center. Driven by a clear mission to help people mourn the death of a loved one, and to celebrate their life with dignity and respect, Val and Chris lead the organization with genuine concern and support for all the families they serve
and our community at-large. The history and mission of the Butler Family of Organizations includes significant community involvement, community support, civic service, and philanthropy, all as a part of their desire to improve the quality of life for everyone in our community. The Chamber honors all small businesses who work tirelessly to make Springfield and Sangamon County a better place to live and work. Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and the heart and soul of our community. They bring character, local flavor, personal service – and they create jobs. Congratulations to this year’s Small Business Awards nominees and recipients! The full list of nominees for the 2018 awards can be found at www.gscc.org.
Ed Clark Photography Doug and Mike Sutton of Sutton’s received the Lifetime Award Business Owner of the Year award.
Ed Clark Photography Chris and Val Butler of Butler Funeral Homes and Cremation Tribute Center received the Outstanding Civic Involvement Business Owner of the Year award.
3rd Annual Elected Officials Reception September 13 The Chamber and Presenting Sponsor Hanson Professional Services Inc. are once again providing Chamber members with a valuable opportunity to meet with elected officials at its annual Elected Officials Reception. The event will be held on Thursday, September 13 from 5-7 p.m. at the Illinois Association of REALTORS. Illinois National Bank is the Partner Sponsor.
this reception so that members have easy access to those elected officials who work on issues that impact our local businesses, and to encourage members to participate in the political process. The Chamber’s advocacy efforts give members a stronger voice in the policies that impact economic opportunity and the quality of life in Sangamon County.
d’oeuvres will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. A list of elected officials who have indicated they will attend will be updated regularly on our website. As a benefit of membership, this event is only open to Chamber members and their employees.
For more information, contact Cassie Cost to attend is $10 per person, Veach at (217) 525-1173 ext. 212 or As the voice of business in the greater and members can register online at The email@example.com. Springfield area, The Chamber hosts Chamber’s website, www.gscc.org. Hors CHAMBERUPDATE |
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Chamber submits letter to City regarding CWLP
On June 26, 2018, The Chamber submitted a letter and study commissioned by The Chamber to the City of Springfield during their public comment period regarding the Integrated Resource Plan – the plan for the future of City Water Light and Power. The letter stated, “We believe it is a critical time to take a close look at past, present, and future operations of the utility in order to chart the best course forward for CWLP, the City of Springfield, our business community, and our residents.” During 2017, The Chamber worked with the City of Springfield, Sangamon County, and the EmberClear Corporation during the due diligence process of considering the possible development of EmberClear’s Lincoln Land Energy Center in Pawnee, Illinois. As a part of that process The Chamber commissioned The Power Bureau, a recognized leader in the power industry led by Mark Pruitt, the first Director of the Illinois Power Agency, to evaluate the impact of the proposed natural gas power plant on Analysis of Market Impact regional wholesale power prices, as well for Proposed EmberClear as the financial impact on CWLP. Generation Facility in -
AN ANALYSIS FOR THE GREATER SPRINGFIELD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CONCERNING THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY PRICES IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS RESULTING FROM THE OPERATION OF A NEW ELECTRTIC GENERATION ASSET IN PAWNEE ILLINOIS THE POWER BUREAU | 416 South 3rd Street, Chesterton, Indiana 46304
The Greater Springfield Chamber Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, August 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Presenting Sponsor of the Fair is Lincoln Land Community College and Nudo Products is the Supporting Sponsor. Company representatives are continually impressed with the professionalism and the high quality job seekers that attend. An average of 500 job seekers traditionally attend the Fair, allowing companies the opportunity to screen many individuals in a short period of time. Companies frequently report high satisfaction with their results from the job fair events, including strengthening their talent pool and/or hiring new employees. The Job Fair will be advertised through various media outlets and other employment-related organizations. Booths are $150, with electricity available for an additional fee. Register at www.gscc.org or contact Lisa Schafer at lschafer@ gscc.org or 525-1173 ext. 203 if you need more information.
The analysis raised questions and concerns we believe need to be addressed. To view the letter and the study, visit The Chamber’s website and look for the Advocacy Updates link under the Advocacy menu.
Lisa Schafer, Vice President - Operations and David Earhart, Vice President – Member Services, graduated in June from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Institute is the premier nonprofit professional development program for association and chamber professionals.
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Since 1921, the Institute program has been educating tens of thousands of association, chamber, and other nonprofit leaders on how to build stronger organizations, better serve their members and become strong business advocates. Through a combination of required courses and electives in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance, and membership, Institute participants are able to enhance their own organizational management skills and add new fuel to their organizations, making them run more efficiently and effectively. Lisa Schafer
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Save the Date for the Economic Outlook Breakfast KEYNOTE SPEAKER PRESENTING SPONSOR The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Chase present the 2018 Economic Outlook Breakfast taking place on Tuesday, November 13 at UIS Student Union. This year we welcome keynote speaker James E. Glassman, Managing Director & Head Economist, Commercial Banking for Chase. Doors open and buffet begins at 7:15 a.m. with program starting at 8:00 a.m. Each year, business leaders in Sangamon County gather at The Chamber’s Economic Outlook Breakfast to learn about the condition of our economy. A nationally recognized economist presents an overview of our national economy and how it will impact our local community. Area professionals and media are invited to learn more about the latest macroeconomic trends affecting the business environment. Mr. Glassman will review the global issues that are driving U.S. economics, and will provide an outlook for investment markets.
Managing Director & Head Economist
For more information, please contact Bri Coons at (217) 525-1173 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leadership Springfield gearing up for 33rd Class
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES AT LLCC!
Leadership Springfield, the premier leadership training program in the Capitol City, is a 14-week series of half-day programs during which participants gain leadership skills and in-depth exposure to critical issues affecting the Springfield area. During the program, participants interact with community leaders and decision makers who share diverse perspectives on significant accomplishments and opportunities within the Springfield c o m m u n i t y. Interactive professional development is a cornerstone of Leadership Springfield. Over 5 0 individuals applied for the program by the June 30 deadline. Leadership Springfield changed to a new format for the class that begins this fall including a condensed schedule and graduates being recognized at The Chamber’s Annual Gala. At press time, the list of selected class participants had not been finalized. Look for the class announcement in a future eUpdate email.
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CREATE MARKETING MATERIALS WITH INDESIGN Fridays, 9/7-9/28, 3-5 p.m., $59 EVERYONE COMMUNICATES, FEW CONNECT Led by a certified John Maxwell leadership coach Mondays, 9/10-10/1, 6-7:30 p.m., $39 PUBLIC SPEAKING TIPS FOR SHY PEOPLE Thursday, 9/20, 6-8:30 p.m., $19 DESIGN INFOGRAPHICS WITH ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR Friday, 10/12-11/2, 3-5 p.m., $59 STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0: DISCOVERING YOUR STRENGTHS Led by certified coach Thursdays, 10/11-10/18, 7-8:30 p.m., $19 GRANT WRITING BASICS Wednesday, 10/24, 5:30-7:30 p.m., $19 CPR Offered twice a month, 6-10 p.m. Visit www.llcc.edu/cew-professional-development for class descriptions and textbook requirements. To register, call 217-786-2432. CHAMBERUPDATE |
Energy co-op can save members on utility costs The Chamber offers a benefit to its members that could potentially save them hundreds or thousands of dollars in annual utility costs through a commercial energy cooperative (co-op) managed by CQI Associates. CQI is a reputable company that has been helping businesses save on their utility rates for over 11 years in the Decatur area.
The benefit is only available to Chamber members who receive their electric and/or natural gas services through Ameren. The co-op leverages the power of a large group to negotiate a lower commercial electric and/or gas rate that a single business could not secure on its own. CQI Associates aggregates the kilowatt-hour (kWh) load of the commercial accounts, which reduces the overall cost. The benefits your business or organization receives when you join the commercial energy co-op include: •
Co-op members can expect to save about the equivalent of their July electrical bill and/or their February natural gas bill.
Members receive a fixed rate on electric and natural gas bills — guaranteed not to change during your contract term.
Deregulation has sparked healthy competition. As the energy market changes in the future, the Co-op will
negotiate on the members’ behalf. •
The Co-op offers options to obtain up to 100% clean, renewable, wind-powered electricity.
Signing up for the service is easy and free to members.
The Chamber’s mission to enhance our members’ success and advance our economy is met through programs like these that help businesses reduce their overhead and allocate those dollars to other needs or their bottom line. For more information, or if you would like an estimate on what your company’s savings will be, contact David Earhart at (217) 525-1173 ext. 215 or dearhart@ gscc.org, or Brian McLemore (CQI) at (217) 855-8417 or email@example.com
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TOP LAWYERS SPRINGFIELD AREA
These LEADING LAWYERS have been recommended by their peers to be among the TOP LAWYERS in Illinois. Matthew J. Cate Bernard G. Segatto, III Randall W. Segatto R. Kurt Wilke Barry Hines Michael Glenn Barton Claire A. Manning Amy K. Schmidt Robert A. Stuart, Jr. Bruce S. Bonczyk Sarah Delano Pavlik Thomas Chester Pavlik, Jr. J. Randall Cox Carl R. Draper Howard W. Feldman Kelli Ellen Gordon Stanley N. Wasser John E. Stevens James R. Enlow Gordon W. Gates Todd M. Goebel Frederick J. Schlosser Bradley B. Wilson D. Peter Wise Herman G. Bodewes Creighton R. Castle David A. Herman R. Mark Mifﬂin Christopher E. Sherer John L. Swartz Thomas G. Hamill N. LaDonna Driver Edward W. Dwyer Katherine D. Hodge Lance T. Jones Stephen R. Kaufmann Jennifer M. Martin Thomas H. Wilson Adrian E. Harless Michael T. Kokal John O. Langfelder Theresa M. Powell Gary S. Schwab Daniel R. Simmons Edward R. Gower Raylene DeWitte Grischow William P. Hardy James M. Lestikow Michael D. Morehead Russell L. Reed J. William Roberts Charles R. Schmadeke Robert E. Wagner Larry A. Apfelbaum Todd A. Bresney Jeffrey I. Cisco Charles N. Edmiston, II Stephen Scott Morrill James E. Neville Timothy S. Richards Robert G. Wuller, Jr. Cheryl S. Neal
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Tax Reform Seminar Oct. 23 ‘Shoes & Brews brings
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), commonly referred to as Tax Reform, was signed into law earlier this year affecting all taxpayers. The Chamber is partnering with Premier Sponsor Kerber, Eck & Braeckel to offer a tax reform seminar that reviews the many changes in the TCJA that will affect small and medium-size businesses and their owners.
Caroline L. Harris, Vice P r e s i d e n t , Ta x P o l i c y & Economic Development, and Chief Tax Policy Counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will also discuss why tax reform was needed and what’s next in the legislative landscape as it realtes to tax reform.
The seminar will be held from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23 at the State House This seminar will focus on Inn. A full, hot breakfast is the Tax Reform’s impact on both included, and a Q & A session businesses and individuals with will follow the presentations. special emphasis on: Members may attend for $39 •
Reduced Tax Rates
Qualified Business Income Deduction
Enhanced Depreciation Rules
Modification and Simplification of deductions
and can register at www.gscc. org or contact Lisa Schafer at firstname.lastname@example.org (217) 5251173 ext. 203.
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Above, The Chamber’s second Annual ‘Shoes & Brews event once again packed Erin’s Pavilion, bringing in more than 500 attendees. Below, Chris Camp and His Blues Ambassadors provided entertainment at the event.
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Over 40 teams played in Chamber Golf Outing The Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge golf outing was held on July 12 at Piper Glen Golf Club with 40 teams participating in the outing. The team that earned first place in the Championship Flight and the Corporate Cup traveling trophy was Bank of Springfield with a score of 55. The Chamber would like to thank all of the businesses that participated either by entering a team, sponsoring a hole or donating a prize. We would especially like to recognize our corporate sponsors which included HSHS St. John’s Hospital (Presenting), CEFCU (Tee Gifts), O’Shea Builders (Luncheon), CDS Office Technologies (Awards Reception), Health Alliance (Golf Carts), Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc. (Putting Green) and KnR Tomahawk Awards (Prize Trophies).
Winning Teams & Contest Winners
Championship Flight 1st – Bank of Springfield 2nd – Health Alliance 3rd – Republic Services Second Flight 1st – CEFCU 2nd – Illinois Association of REALTORS 3rd – Carter Waters Construction Materials Men’s Longest Drive John Velde Men’s Longest Putt Steve Soyke Women’s Longest Drive Kayla Edwards Women’s Longest Putt Cathy Wagner
The Bank of Springfield team recorded the lowest score at The Chamber’s Corporate Cup Challenge Golf Outing earning the right to keep and display the Corporate Cup Challenge and the Bank Competition trophies until our next outing. Pictured above, from left to right, are Greg Marantz, Jake Erickson, Murph Mathiot and Brian Anderson.
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Closest to the Pin #4 – Mark Watson #8 – Paul Carlson #12 – Tyler Bramley #15 – Murph Mathiot Bank Competition Bank of Springfield
AUTOMOTIVE, LODGING & TRANSPORTATION SMTD Changes Moving Area Transportation Forward Sangamon Mass Transit District’s (SMTD) 50th Anniversary in 2018 ushers in a host of improvements that bolster overall transportation options in the Springfield area. After navigating state funding compromised by prolonged budget fights, SMTD is now in the midst of a major transformation. January brought the launch of a new downtown shuttle service. This high-frequency route encompasses only the downtown business district to the east and the State Capitol Complex to the west. The focus is on lunch-time commuters to the large crop of new and established downtown restaurants, along with the historic sites on the route. SMTD begins the next 50 year chapter with a bang. We are updating one third of our fleet and upgrading technology that will benefit passengers, dispatchers and administrators alike. The transfer center on Capitol Avenue between 4 th Street and
5 th Street will soon be a distant memory. The long awaited off-street transfer center is under construction on 11th Street between Adams and Washington. New routes are being implemented soon to represent the first complete route system overhaul in the district’s history. There were previous tweaks to the system that is still built on the original system’s routes dating back to the 1960’s. New planning technology allows SMTD to now take a broader look at how we provide service and how efficient that service performs. One highlight will be regular services to the West Wabash business corridor. Regional service to communities outside the immediate Springfield boundaries will also be new in 2018. Reaching into what official planning organizations call “urbanized areas”, SMTD is planning service to Chatham, Rochester, Sherman and Riverton/Spaulding. Shuttle type service will provide public transportation from those communities into the existing
SMTD system during peak morning and afternoon times. Sangamon Menard Area Regional Transportation (SMART) will cover most of the rest of Sangamon County’s rural communities with their door-to-door, on-demand service. This will mark the first time county residents will have a completely interconnected public transportation system. Finally, as the current projects wrap up, SMTD has plans to replace the antiquated drop-till fare box with a new system similar to what passengers enjoy in larger cities. With all of the improvements in place, and a new multi-modal hub planned within the next decade, SMTD will be poised to offer a public transit system more attractive to sustainability-minded passengers and more likely to move our car-dominated area toward a more transitaware population. Submitted By Sangamon Mass Transit District
MEMBER LISTINGS FOR AUTOMOTIVE, LODGING & TRANSPORTATION
For more information about these members, visit our Business Directory at www.gscc.org. AUTOMOTIVE Automobile Body Repair & Painting Services By-Pass Auto Body - Mr. Bill Bitschenauer Chatham Collision Repair, Inc. - Mr. Kevin Daugherty Dick Taylor Collision & Glass - Mr. Guy Taylor Elite Auto Body & Paint Works - John Conlon Elite Auto Body & Paint Works - Mr. Jim Carver Gietl Brothers, Inc. - Mr. Brian Maloy Kulavic’s Auto Body, Inc. - Mr. Anthony Kulavic Springfield Autobody and Towing - Mr. Frank Edwards Zara’s Collision Center, Inc. - Mr. Bradley P. Zara
Heartland Credit Union - Mr. Tom Lex
CarMax - Mr. Gabriel D. Kohn Cheap Carz - Mr. Matthew Lewis Floyd Imports, Inc. - Mr. Eric R Floyd Friendly Chevrolet - Mr. Bill Lynch Green Certified West - Mr. Colton McClellan Green Dodge KIA Subaru - Mr. Josh Wagoner Green Hyundai (N. Dirksen) - Mr. Mike Quimby Green Hyundai (S. Dirksen) - Mr. Mike Quimby Green Mazda - Mr. Tim Nice Green Nissan - Mr. Josh Wagoner Green Toyota - Mr. Mylas Copeland Green Volkswagen Audi - Mr. Mylas Copeland Honda of Illinois - Mr. Bill Lynch Isringhausen Imports - Mr. Geoff Isringhausen J. D. Byrider Springfield, Illinois - Ms. Diane Payne Laketown Automotive Sales & Service, Inc. - Mr. Joel E. Tjelmeland Jr. Landmark Auto Outlet - Mr. Sean Grant 12
Landmark Cadillac - Mr. Sean Grant Landmark Chrysler Jeep FIAT - Mr. Sean Grant Landmark Ford East - Mr. Sean Grant Landmark Ford, Inc. - Mr. Sean Grant PJP Auto Enterprises - Mr. Paul Peak Robert’s Automotive - Mr. Robert S. Wilbern S & K Buick GMC, Inc. - Mr. Kevin Kallister Smoky Jennings Springfield - Mr. Rick Wood
Maxim Racing, Inc. - Mr. Dan Musselman
Automobile Repair & Service
Brahler Lube Center (Dirksen) - Mr. David G. Brahler Brahler Lube Center (Jefferson) - Mr. David G. Brahler Brahler Lube Center (North Grand) - Mr. David G. Brahler Brahler Lube Center (Sixth) - Mr. David G. Brahler Brahler Lube Center (Wabash) - Mr. David G. Brahler Brahler Tire & Auto Center - Mr. David G. Brahler Derringer Auto Care - Mr. Bob Derringer E. E. Thomas Garage, LLC - Mr. John Thomas Knox Knoll Autocare - Mr. Brian Lehmann Lauterbach Tire & Auto Service, Inc. - Mr. Mark Lauterbach Lube Master - Mr. Randy Herpel Robert’s Automotive - Mr. Robert S. Wilbern Tuffy Auto Service Center - Mr. Gary Williamson
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AUTOMOTIVE, LODGING & TRANSPORTATION Automotive Parts & Supplies
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino - Ms. Cori Rutherford President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - A DoubleTree by Hilton Mr. Robert P. Sabin Jr. Quality Inn & Suites - Mr. Ajay Patel Ramada Springfield North - Mrs. Marianne Zarndt Residence Inn By Marriott - Mr. Darin Dame Sleep Inn - Mr. Anup Patel The State House Inn - An Ascend Collection Hotel - Mr. Scott McKay Wyndham Springfield City Centre - Ms. Emily Mitchell
Truck & RV - Collision and Paint
Quincy Automotive Supply - Mr. J. Garth ‘’Butch’’ Elzea
Batteries Plus Bulbs - Mr. Brent Donnell Battery Contact, Inc. - Ms. Laurie J. Fitzsimmons Mister Battery, Inc. - Mr. David Costa Discount Tire Co. - Mr. John Bitter
Bus Lines, Depots or Charter Service
MBC Collision Center, Inc. - Mr. Mick Goleash
Sangamon Mass Transit District - Mr. Frank Squires
Truck Trailers - Sales & Service
Trailers Direct of Springfield - Mr. Quentin Hagen
Executive Transportation - Mrs. Kate Mann 1Up’n Limos - Ms. Theresa Miller
Trucks - Diesel Sales & Repair
Central Illinois Trucks, Inc. - Mr. Chuck Dyer
By-Pass Auto Body - Mr. Bill Bitschenauer Springfield Autobody and Towing - Mr. Frank Edwards
Bed & Breakfasts
Inn at 835 - Ms. Melissa Galloway
First Student - Mr. Josh Goossen Werner Global Logistics - Ms. Kristen Fahrion
Extended Stay / Temporary Housing
Candlewood Suites - Ms. Janie DeHeve The Villas Downtown Springfield - Ms. Lexi Heaton
Hotels and Motels
Transportation - Gasoline & Fuel
Candlewood Suites - Ms. Janie DeHeve Carpenter Street Hotel - Ms. Vicky Olivarez Comfort Inn & Suites - Mr. Joseph Council Comfort Suites Springfield - Mrs. Sherri White Country Inn & Suites - Mr. Joe Gietl Courtyard by Marriott - Mr. Nathan Biermann Crowne Plaza Hotel - Mr. Alan Filer Drury Inn - Springfield - Mr. Josh Chadbourne Fairfield Inn - Mr. Mark Kaddoura Hampton Inn & Suites - Mr. Darrin Thurman Hilton Garden Inn - Chris Fultz Holiday Inn Express - Mr. Shane Blanford Inn at 835 - Ms. Melissa Galloway La Quinta Inn & Suites - Mr. John Sexton Microtel Inn & Suites - Mr. Jay Patel Motel 6 - Mr. Jonathan Graham Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center - Ms. Marianne Zarndt
Chronister Oil Company - Mr. Grady M. Chronister Erthal Oil - Mr. Scott Brooks
Correction from June Issue:
The following category was accidentally omitted from the last issue of Update.
Nursing Homes & Retirement Centers
Aperion Care Capitol - Ms. Kim Spencer Aperion Care Springfield - Ms. Kim Spencer Lewis Memorial Christian Village - Ms. Kelley Tierney St. Joseph’s Home of Springfield - Sister M. Lenore Highland The Villas Senior Care Community - Ms. Kathy Andring
Election for Chamber board members starting soon Every year, The Chamber’s Board of Directors elects new At-Large Directors to three (3) year terms on the Board. Directors are voted in by members of The Chamber through a ballot process that begins September 1. A Nominating Committee, comprised of current Board members, will determine CHAMBERUPDATE |
the slate of candidates to be voted upon. Members of the Nominating Committee are Roger Austin, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly; Jennifer Boyer, Springfield Clinic; Jim Britton, Express Employment Professionals; Tom Gihl, Illinois National Bank; Jennifer Gill, Springfield Public School District 186; and Lori Milosevich, Estes, Bridgewater & Ogden.
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The person listed as the primary representative in the Chamber’s directory will receive a ballot via email or mail, depending on their communication preference. The voting timeline is brief, so please watch for this ballot in late August so that you can participate in electing your Board of Directors. 13
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Springfield Dental Care 3820 Wabash Ave. (217) 698-1717
Trinity Lutheran Church 220 S. 2nd St. (217) 522-8151
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Aldi, Inc. (N. Dirksen Parkway) Jacki Rogers 2731 N. Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL 62702 T: (815) 941-6020 http://www.aldi.us Grocery Stores
KC Community Consultants Kelvin Coburn P.O. Box 20068 Springfield, IL 62708 T: (636) 789-1801 https://www.kccommunityconsultants.com/ Business Consulting Services
Route 66 Motorhead Bar & Grill Ron Metzger 600 Toronto Road Springfield, IL 62711 T: (217) 679-7323 http://www.66motorheads.com Restaurants
Avalon Hospice Amy Wronikowski 2815 Old Jacksonville Road Suite 202 Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 525-6200 http://www.avalon-hospice.com/ locations/260 Hospice Care
MECO Engineering Company, Inc. Max Middendorf 60 Adloff Lane Springfield, IL 62703 T: (217) 670-1445 http://www.mecoengineering.com/ Engineers - Civil & Structural
Springfield Accident & Pain Center John Warrington 2035 W. Iles Ave., Suite A Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 787-9100 https://www. springfieldaccidentandpaincenter.com/ Chiropractic Physicians
Farmers Insurance Group - Dustin Sheurman Agency Dustin Sheurman 2050 W. Iles Ave. Suite E Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 544-0525 https://agents.farmers.com/il/springfield/ dustin-sheurman Insurance Harmony Health Plan - A WellCare Company Gregory Horta 200 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60606 T: (618) 444-5510 http://www.harmonyhpi.com Insurance - Health, Dental, Life or Disability Harvest Energy Solutions Joel Tatum 14272 Frazee Road Suite C Divernon, IL 62530 T: (217) 628-1919 http://www.harvestenergysolutions.com Solar Design and Installation Honei Chayil Salon Heidi Dillon 305 S. Fourth St. Springfield, IL 62701 T: (217) 210-2111 http://www.StyleSeat.com/HeidiDillon Salons JG Ford Leadership Development Justin Ford Springfield, IL T: (217) 220-4317 http://www.johncmaxwellgroup.com/ justinford Coaching - Personal & Business Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Terry Wilson 2922 Plaza Drive Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 546-0909 Clothing - Men’s
New Century Community Living Center Todd Byers 222 N. Walnut Rochester, IL 62563 T: (217) 341-2544 Retirement & Life Care Communities On Track Car Wash Jeremy Schoenerr 840 W. Stanford Ave. Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 670-2542 http://www.ontrackwash.com/ Car Washes or Detailing Services One Main Financial Services Ashley Stiner 2637 Chatham Road Springfield, IL 62704 T: (217) 793-1311 http://www.onemainfinancial.com/ branches/IL/Springfield/62704 Finance Companies One Main Financial Services Chris Mably 2727 S. Sixth St. Springfield, IL 62703 T: (217) 753-2900 http://www.springleaffinancial.com Finance Companies RD Davis Heating & Air Conditioning Roger Davis, Jr. 1914 North Grand Ave. East Springfield, IL 62702 T: (217) 553-8360 Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing Contractors The Real Estate Group, Inc. Joe Miller 82 Country Place Springfield, IL 62703 T: (217) 494-3382 Real Estate - Residential Sales Rosati’s Pizza Jake Bensfield 2936 S. Sixth St. Springfield, IL 62703 T: (217) 679-1522 http://www.rosatis.com Restaurants – Pizza
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The Venue at Parks’ Place Mindy Parks 7075 Old Decatur Road Riverton, IL 62561 T: (217) 629-2009 Day Care Facilities 3Sixteen Wine Bar Steve Washko 316 N. Main St. Chatham, IL 62629 T: (217) 697-8569 http://www.3SixteenWineBar.com Restaurants - Bar & Grill Tiger Heating and Air Conditioning Dominic Durbin 1902 Vandalia St. Suite 100 Collinsville, IL 62234 T: (618) 578-5944 http://www.trusttiger.com Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Contractors Zinzino Jeff Dillman P.O. Box 9168 Springfield, IL 62791 T: (217) 503-0053 http://www.zinzino.com/2004526909 Health & Nutrition
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When you’re passionately committed to exceptional care, it’s more than a job. This is what makes a neurologist like Naim Khoury, MD, MS so special. Dr. Khoury is constantly staying on the leading edge of neurology by using minimally invasive techniques to help with conditions such as stroke, carotid artery stenosis, brain aneurysms, transient ischemic attack (TIA), investigational for multiple sclerosis, Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling (IPSS), vertebroplasty, facet join block and spinal foraminal block for pain management. Dr. Khoury is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable interventional and vascular neurologists in the Midwest. And in Springfield, he’s only at HSHS St. John’s. Learn more at st-johns.org/stroke.
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