Business Profile: Martial arts school expands as students spread the word

Jeff and Jade Hockman, partners in Hockman’s ATA Black Belt Academy, have the kind of…

People You Should Know: M. Dianne Drainer

Executive Director, MIZZOU Flagship Council AGE: 57 YEARS LIVED IN COLUMBIA: 32 ORIGINAL HOMETOWN: Carrollton,…

Business Profile: Cameras and computers, not revolvers and rough stuff, are investigator’s tools of trade

People You Should Know: Elaine Blodgett

President, Columbia-Boone County KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing leadership for an organization with diverse interests, all relating…

People You Should Know: Mary Ellen Lea

Operations Manager, City of Columbia Public Works AGE: 45 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Management of the fleet…

People You Should Know: John LaRocca

General Manager, University Club & Catering AGE: 50 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage a team of professionals…

Business Profile: J. Patty Financial Group

Internship, father-in-law help guide financial services exec on fast track to success Jeremy Patty was…

People You Should Know: Ted Curtis

Bike/Ped Program Manager, Public Works Department, City of Columbia AGE: 59 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, coordinate…

Business Profile: True Media buys ad space nationwide for small and mid-size businesses

In business less than two years, True Media, a full-service media placement company, is expanding…

People You Should Know: Gwen Robbins

Gwen Robbins Executive Director, YouZeum AGE: 39 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: As executive director, I am responsible…

Business Profile: PhoneSmart

PhoneSmart answers call of busy self-storage companies A problem many Americans face is that they…