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Zimmer Midwest Communications Holds Seventh CEO Roundtable in Springfield

Zimmer Midwest Communications has welcomed 11 leaders from local government, real estate, education, development, tourism, insurance and chambers of commerce to brainstorm ways to work together to make our community a more vibrant place to live and work.

Our seventh CEO Roundtable featured a lunch panel at the KWTO studios in Springfield on Thursday.

Topics ranged from whether our country will see a recession in 2023, to how we attract and retain top talent in the Ozarks’ workforce, to how our business community can work together to sell southwest Missouri in order to bring in new business and industry.

Thanks to the following CEO’s for attending and contributing to this important discussion:

Jason Gage—-Springfield City Manager

Diane Nicholas—Murney Associates Realtors

Dr. Jeffrey Zimmerman–Dean, Drury University Breech School of Business

Curtis Jared—Jared Enterprises

Jeff Layman—FORVIS

Jason Outman—CEO Branson/Lakes Area Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau

Andrea Croley—Co-owner of Croley Insurance

Matt Morrow—President and CEO of Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce

David Cameron—Republic City Administrator

Tina Pham—Development Director of Foundation for Springfield Public Schools

Daniel Ogunyemi—OTC Director of Diversity and Equality

Our next CEO Roundtable is being planned for May, 2023.