Missouri Business Headlines

Member Feature: Missouri Chamber board member leads dental school fundraising effort

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The following article was shared by a Missouri Chamber member company. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com. Kansas City University (KCU) College of Dental Medicine (CDM) located in Joplin, Missouri, received a generous $3 million dollar gift from the Joplin Regional Medical School Alliance (JRMSA). The gift was contingent on the CDM […]

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Member feature: New Twelve Degrees partnership to boost up-and-coming fund managers

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company Stifel. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com Stifel Financial Corp., Eaton Partners, a Stifel Company, and RCP Advisors, have announced the launch of Twelve Degrees, a strategic partnership focused on investing in and providing capital solutions to leading emerging and first-time alternative […]

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Member feature: Grand Prize winner announced in Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company Burns & McDonnell. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com Organizers of Kansas City’s most exciting K-12 competition for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) presented students from the Raytown Challenge Gifted Program with the grand prize in the Burns & McDonnell […]

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Member feature: Veterans Home Care Founder Bonnie Laiderman honored with Prestigious Award

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company Veterans Home Care. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com Two St. Louis television stations, KPLR 11 and KTVI FOX 2, chose Veterans Home Care Founder Bonnie Laiderman as one of four St. Louis honorees from about 200 nominations for its Remarkable Women award. FOX 2 […]

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Member feature: TricorBraun To Acquire Flexible Packaging Leader PBFY

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company TricorBraun. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com Global packaging leader TricorBraun has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire PBFY, one of the largest flexible packaging distributors in North America, from retail and promotional packaging supplier Pacific Western Sales […]

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Critical legal reform blocked in Senate

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Missouri’s outdated statute of limitations is creating costly delays in our state’s legal system. Currently, plaintiffs are allowed to delay filing personal injury lawsuits for up to five years — that’s double or more the amount of time provided by many other states. Allowing years to go by before filing means records can be lost or discarded, […]

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Addressing predatory litigation lending

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The litigation lending industry is a financial practice that fuels lawsuits by providing “up-front” cash (with sky-high interest rates of up to 200 percent plus additional fees) to individual plaintiffs to cover their legal expenses. This practice tends to extend the life of litigation, which drives up the cost of litigation and the number of […]

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Member feature: McMahon Berger Adds Three Attorneys

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company McMahon Berger. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com St. Louis’ largest law firm dedicated to a labor and employment defense law practice is expanding by adding three attorneys. McMahon Berger’s primary focus is on representing private and public employers, associations, and […]

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Member feature: Reducing Employee Absenteeism Due to Eldercare Responsibilities

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The following article was shared by Missouri Chamber member company Veterans Home Care. Have a story to share? Contact Jacob Luecke at jluecke@mochamber.com Employee absenteeism continues to be a major issue impacting the operational functionality of businesses across the nation. The pandemic and ongoing threats from the Coronavirus have been well documented to cause team […]

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Health Care Career Day success

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A statewide event intended to help Missouri confront a critical shortage of health care professionals received an enthusiastic response. The virtual Health Care Career Day event was hosted by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Feb. 25, attracting nearly 6,100 students. This free program used virtual tours and live Q&A sessions to take […]

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