Joe Johnson Featured in Springfield Business Journal Interview


On Jan. 1, Joe Johnson began his first term on the Springfield Business Development Corp. Board of Directors. The SBDC, which operates on a $775,000 budget shared with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, is beginning the third year of a five-year capital campaign, said Greg Williams, SBDC CEO and chamber senior vice president of economic development. In its first two years, SBDC helped bring in $175 million in capital investments, Williams said, adding that the five-year goal is to reach $225 million by 2012. Read more ...